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The Last Time the U.S. Army Cleared Demonstrators From Pennsylvania Avenue

In 1932, President Hoover set the military on a ragtag band of veterans protesting peacefully. The images horrified the nation and killed his chances for reelection.

Interesting read from Politico:

https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/06/07/us-army-demonstrations-washington-305913