“Feds Reveal Security Perimeter For NATO Summit” @ CBS Chicago
Posted on April 25, 2012
April 24, 2012: “CHICAGO (CBS) – The U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.
The protesters’ May 20 march from Grant Park will now end at Cermak Road and Michigan Avenue, rather than Cermak and Indiana Avenue; that’s a block west of the final protest site approved by city officials earlier this month.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports the city’s parade permit clearly stated the final route was subject to the then-secret security perimeter that the feds would establish around McCormick Place.
As WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts reports, protesters said the Secret Service revealed to them that the security zone would be bounded by Lake Michigan on the east, 21st Street on the north, 25th Street on the south and Indiana Avenue on the west — with pedestrian-only fingers along Cermak Road and 23rd Street a block farther west, to Michigan Avenue………………………………………….”
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