Direct Action in Eureka

Dozens of anti-war protesters, many in costume, converged on the Federal Building in Eureka Monday for a protest that included chants to a rhythm beaten on newspaper boxes. (left).

A street theater action shut down traffic on Hwy. 101, forcing Capt. Murl Harpham and others from the Eureka Police Department to arrest four demonstrators. (right). They were charged with refusing an officer's order to clear the street.

Protesters in front of postoffice and newspaper vending boxes.Protester on ground with policeman holding his arm, bicyclist looking on.  

photos by BOB DORAN