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Glenn Beck and Al Sharpton: The rallies of 8/28

Beck: America 'has wandered in darkness'


Beck's attempt to appropriate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. drew a counter protest from the Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders. (Photo: Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post)

Sharpton: 'The dream has not been achieved'

"We will not stand silent as some seek to bamboozle Dr. King's dream," said Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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The crowds

Bachmann: 'A million' showed up

Rep. Michele Bachmann claimed a million people turned out.

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Glenn Beck's rally

Palin at the rally

"We must not fundamentally transform America, as some would want," said former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

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