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Dr. King is represented by this statue in the Capitol.
I had hoped to run into Nancy Pelosi during my tour (note the stickers on my shirt, granting me admittance to the building). I wanted to ask her what she thought of her chances against Cindy Sheehan in the upcoming election :-)
This is the Supreme Court building. Like the House of Representatives chamber, no video or still pictures were allowed inside the courtroom itself--for "security" purposes, of course.
This is one of the buildings of the Library of Congress.
Your intrepid blogger hangs with Abe.
I'd never before been to the Korean War Memorial, so here are a few shots from it.
This picture is haunting.
And this one speaks for itself.
The Reflecting Pool (the Lincoln Memorial is behind me), the WWII Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the Capitol.
Two monuments to warriors in one picture.
The World War II Memorial.
These darned fences and barricades are everywhere in DC now, even this close to the Washington Monument.
I get so uplifted when I visit DC; sadly, knowledge of what goes on inside those impressive buildings is enough to bring me back to the real world.
Here are more pictures from last year's trip.