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The Sights And Sounds Of Cleveland Outside The Convention Hall04:13
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Throughout the week, you’ve heard from Republican convention delegates, political analysts and, of course, politicians gathered in Cleveland. But all week, there’s been a different scene outside of the convention hall bubble — on the other side of the temporary fencing and jersey barriers surrounding the convention.

WBUR’s Shannon Dooling traveled beyond the security perimeter to explore some of Cleveland's streets.

Teddy "Tear" Watson of Cleveland says he plays the keyboard along Euclid Avenue nearly everyday. He says he's thankful the week has been peaceful. (Shannon Dooling/WBUR)
Teddy "Tear" Watson of Cleveland says he plays the keyboard along Euclid Avenue nearly everyday. He says he's thankful the week has been peaceful. (Shannon Dooling/WBUR)
Code Pink volunteers parade down E 4th Ave. in Cleveland promoting women's reproductive rights. (Shannon Dooling/WBUR)
Code Pink volunteers parade down E 4th Ave. in Cleveland promoting women's reproductive rights. (Shannon Dooling/WBUR)
Ten-year-old Bella Stofey and her brother Jimmy played in the Public Square fountain during one of the largest protests held in Cleveland on the last day of the RNC. (Shannon Dooling/WBUR)
Ten-year-old Bella Stofey and her brother Jimmy played in the Public Square fountain during one of the largest protests held in Cleveland on the last day of the RNC. (Shannon Dooling/WBUR)
California Highway Patrolman Joe Davy (left) walks through Public Square in Cleveland during a large protest on the last day of the RNC. Davy says his encounters with the public this week were almost always positive. (Shannon Dooling/WBUR)
California Highway Patrolman Joe Davy (left) walks through Public Square in Cleveland during a large protest on the last day of the RNC. Davy says his encounters with the public this week were almost always positive. (Shannon Dooling/WBUR)

This segment aired on July 22, 2016.

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