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demonstrate
used in Killing Kennedy

6 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
demonstrate to protest
Definition
a public display supporting a cause — usually joining with others in a political protest
  • The protesters have come to demonstrate against a new law set forth by President Ngo Dinh Diem that makes flying the Buddhist flag illegal in Vietnam.
    p. 168.9
demonstrate = join with others in a public protest
There are no more uses of "demonstrate" flagged with this meaning in Killing Kennedy.

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  • Dr. King is planning a mass demonstration for August, on the Washington Mall.
    p. 180.3
  • About a thousand miles away, Attorney General Bobby Kennedy actually scolded the black civil rights leaders who had organized the children's march, stating that "schoolchildren participating in street demonstrations is dangerous business.
    p. 164.3
  • And King swears that the demonstrations will continue.
    p. 165.5
  • On June 3, government troops once again attack Buddhists in Hue, using tear gas and dogs to disperse the demonstrators.
    p. 169.7
  • When Louis Martin's good friend Martin Luther King Jr. was jailed for civil rights demonstrations in 1960, Bobby swung support to King's cause by placing a sympathetic phone call to the reverend's wife, Coretta.
    p. 183.8

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in Killing Kennedy.

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