Monday, October 31, 2005

Rosa Parks Lies in State

In a show of honor normally reserved for Presidents and other political dignitaries, the body of Rosa Park lies in state in the rotunda of the US Capitol Building. Go here for a full set of pictures from Yahoo! News.

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An honor guard carries the casket of Rosa Parks into the Rotunda of the US Capitol 30 October, 2005.

Tens of thousands of people, including top politicians, filed by the casket of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the US Capitol, as she was hailed for her role in the battle for racial equality.

Nicholas McCauley, grand nephew of Rosa Parks, right, stands with President Bush and first lady Laura Bush (not pictured here) as they pay their respects in the Capitol Rotunda.


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