On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.
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- Rajiv Chandrasekaran Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
- Karin von Hippel codirector of the CSIS Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project and senior fellow with the CSIS International Security Program.
- Paul Pillar director, graduate studies at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University and a former CIA National Intelligence officer
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