Skip to comments.LIVE THREAD: Reagan State Funeral Ceremony: Arrival at the Capitol
Posted on 06/09/2004 1:36:48 PM PDT by Howlin
Arrival at Andrews Air Force Base scheduled for 5 P.M. EDT.
Beginning of procession: 16th and Constitution at 6:00 P.M.
The procession begins at 16 th Street and Constitution Avenue with the ceremonial transfer of remains of former President Ronald Reagan from a hearse to a horse-drawn caisson for the processional to the Capitol. The casket transfer will take place at 6 p.m. and caisson continues east with formal military escort.
The public will be able to pay final respects while the remains lie in state in the Capitol rotunda from 7:00 p.m. through Friday, June 11, 2004 at 9:30 a.m.
Buildings being evacuated in D.C. as I type.......the Capitol included!
US Capitol is being evacuated. No news yet on the reason.
US Capitol being evacuated right now
They are being sent to Union Station........Lester Holt on MSNBC.....wherever he was was evacuated?
Russell Office Building.......per Barbara Norville....they were asked to leave immediate...........remove their shoes and run!
Thanks for the thread and it would nice if you could post TV coverage for those of us who don't have cable. I look forward to seeing this on the networks once the President's coffin arrives in Washington.
It's good you are not there...
I was just on another thread that said intercepts have been handed over to US authorities and two terrorists arrested. The intercepts talk about a chemical attack planned for Washington, DC as well as suicide bombers.
I set the pool up outside for the kids .. they should leave be alone for a while ...
Kid being interviewed said cops said to run.
People being let back in line - crisis over.
A guy in line on Fox said some people broke through the barriers and ran??????
Inbound aircraft is being noted. Brian Wilson says people in the line were told to run. Wilson says whatever it was, crisis seems to be over.
Hey, I thought you'd be on line?! But, good to "hear" from you.
The "crisis" at the Capital is over...per FNC.
Now everyone has lost their place in line.
Al Qaeda terrorists in Washington? I haven't heard anything to that effect. Still, its a reminder 9/11 as well the memory of President Reagan both live on in our country's consciousness.
Run in that heat. Yikes. Heard it's in the 90's in DC today. Hope folks are careful.
West entrance was evacuated across the street. False alarm. Everyone returning now.
A DC Chapter live thread is running at http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1150552/posts?page=1
People being allowed back in line.
Brit Hume says that an airplane could not be identified.......so they evacuated............
Are they ready or what???????
AP article here re phone intercepts:
Also, I should clarify...
Article says chemical attack planned for America but didn't identify Washington, D.C. specifically.
Kerry now at front of the line. ;)
Over here for the Live Thread for us who don't have cable yet!
Maybe now they will fire Norm Mineta.
They were able to identify the plane and they let people go back to their rightful places in line.
Live thread over here.
Thanks, Howlin. Pretty exciting few minutes there in the Capitol. Whew.
We're off to an unbelieveable start.......LOL.
Thanks for the ping.
Brian Wilson reported they were told to RUN. Lester Holt on MSNBC said he had never been in a situation where such deadly serious warning had been issued and people told to RUN.
All Clear now. Unidentified plane had been identified.
Why? It seems he and his folks are doing the job.
CBSnews live feed (RealPlayer format). Not currently running but probably will be on closer to landing time.
Howlin, thank you. Have to leave for a 3:00 (Pacific)appointment in another half hour, can't wait to get home afterward.
I ran a billion errands this morning and watched him leave California at Jiffy Lube. :-)
People were resuming their original spots.
I hope this goes smoothly.
Heh.....and I'm going up there tomorrow! Not good!
Not all of us have C-SPAN. But the pictures are nice and thanks for posting them.
Yeah. That's a pretty freaky article. Phone intercepts - how lucky is that?
You are full of dumb comments. If a plane's identity can't be established, precautions are taken.
It seems that Mineta's boys are doing what they're supposed to do.
Ok, lets get back to honoring Reagan! Enough of this false alarm!