Former FBI Agent Coleen Rowley was one of 17 Minnesotans demonstrating in front of the White House, Thursday, December 16. She and 7 other Minnesotans were arrested and charged by the Washington police. All but two paid a $100 fine and were released. 135 people were arrested including Daniel Ellsberg and Chris Hedges. The group gathered at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue just as Washington’s first snow began to fall. Some protesters voluntarily locked themselves to the White House Fence. Signed post cards from thousands of peace supporters were thrown over the White House Fence. Rowley and the group returned to Minnesota to participate in the 12/18 peace rally at Hennepin and Lagoon.