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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- Gil Kerlikowske director, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.
- Carrie Johnson reporter, The Washington Post.
- Ethan Nadelmann executive director, the Drug Policy Alliance.
- Tom Riley former associate director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (2001-2009).
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