Monday, March 28, 2011

Concepcion Picciotto

Country of origin: Spain

Concepcion Picciotto (born 1945), also known as Conchita or Connie, has lived in Lafayette Square on the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., in a peace camp across from the White House, since August 1, 1981, in protest of nuclear arms. She has carried on the longest continuous act of political protest in the United States.

See this link for a short clip about Concepcion Picciotto, or her page on Wikipedia.

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