WTO in Seattle 1999 Map Chronicle Previous Next
1999 WTO Map Chronicle
Wednesday, Dec. 1, Afternoon through Night
WTO photo
2 p.m.
Steelworkers march to piers 62 and 63.

4 p.m.
More than 800 protesters gather near Pike Place Market. Police use gas and concussion bombs to disperse the crowd. The crowd returns and reassembles several times.

5-6 p.m.
300-400 protesters engage in a cat-and-mouse game with police through the downtown. Police sweep the area to enforce a second night's curfew. Most protesters flee to Capitol Hill, where a group several hundred strong assembles and marches down Broadway.

9 p.m.-2 a.m.
A police vehicle is swarmed by protesters as it tries to move through an intersection. For the next five hours police with gas canisters and concussion grenades, and protesters with bottles and rocks engage in a chase along Broadway.

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