Democratic National Convention Countdown, No. 97
Democratic National Convention Daily Digest and Open Thread
Tuesday May 20, 2008--No. 97
Recreate '68 gets two permits, asks city to recognize its "right to free expression."
"Legendary" gavel used in 1908 to open and close Denver's previous DNC and supposedly carved from a tree on Dems' 1908 nominee William Jennings Bryan's Nebraska farm was found in a box on the porch of a trailer home in suburban Denver.
Bloggers protest DNC credentials for the state bloggers already approved by the DNCC. More blog reax: DailyKos, Michelle Malkin, Open Left, SquareState (Colorado's credentialed state blog)
Recreate '68 gains a permit for west steps of State Capitol on eve of DNC, right next to Civic Center, where the DNCC will be holding a rally; Recreate '68 claims the city of Denver has cut off communications with them and other protest groups.
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