"... First, it was the largest one-day protest in American history...."
... I appreciate your enthusiasm, but the largest protest in US history was in NYC in 1982. I remember because I was there. I also remember asking friends and acquaintances every day, for months;
“Are you planning on going to the big anti-nuke rally coming up?” Almost every single person I talked to said something like;
“Naw, I don’t think so. I’ll probably stay home.”
“Are you kidding?” I would usually say. “Man, it’s gonna be the biggest thing since the sixties!” At which time most would quickly reconsider and then reply; “Ahhh, maybe I’ll go after all…”
... If it wasn't for me, those numbers would have likely only hit 999,999...
… Here’s a little blurb fro a 2007 Nation article reminding us of that very rally;
"... Twenty-five years ago, on June 12, 1982, approximately a million people demonstrated in New York City’s Central Park against nuclear arms and for an end to the arms race of the cold war. Nothing like it had ever happened before. It was not only the largest antinuclear demonstration but the largest political demonstration of any description in American history. Nothing like it has happened again, either. The tide of protest was at its high-water mark, and thereafter receded steadily..."