Protest: Dissent Among the Dissenters

It was billed as "Stop the Draft and End the War Week." By the time the scenario of civil disobedience had been played out in 34 cities last week, all that had been stopped was a little traffic, and nothing had ended but the tenuous unity of the protesters themselves. The customary documents were burned—few were actually draft cards —and the traditional chants were bellowed, but the turnout from San Francisco to New York was diminutive and dispirited, compared with October's Pentagon march.

Marigolds & Mischief. Main targets of last week's demos were...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!