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The Washington Monument in 2019

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and also known as D.C. or Washington, is the capital city of the United States of America.


Meeting the President

Doctor Manhattan traveled to the White House in Washington, D.C. and met with John F. Kennedy.

Moving to D.C.

In 1970, Laurie Juspeczyk and Jon Osterman moved to their own apartment in Washington, D.C..

Police Strike of 1977

In 1977, Washington, D.C. became a notable site of the riots against costumed adventurers. Doctor Manhattan and Silk Spectre II attempted to control angry demonstrators outside the grounds of the White House during the riots. Juspeczyk had managed to separate the crowd's leaders; however, fearing that they would soon become violent, Manhattan teleported the entire crowd to their individual homes.[1]

Alternate Universes

DC Timeline

John F. Kennedy Inauguration

In January 20, 1961, John F. Kennedy, was inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.. Eddie Blake and Adrian Veidt were in attendance and congratulated the new president.

Doctor Manhattan Protests

In an alternate 1962, Seven thousand protesters, many from the Students for a Democratic Society, protested against nuclear weapons and the presence of Doctor Manhattan.

Meeting at the White House

Doctor Manhattan met with John F. Kennedy at the White House and noted that the President carefully avoids any mention of a superpowered intervention in Vietnam.

History Altered by Doctor Manhattan
Nuclear Destruction

To be added

HBO Timeline

Capturing Mister Shadow

In an alternate 2019, the Anti-Vigilante Task Force led by Laurie Blake set up a sting operation to capture a costumed adventurer named Mister Shadow by leaving him an anonymous tip about a bank robbery at a branch of the National Bank in Washington, D.C. As the Task Force proceeded with the fake bank robbery with Blake holding up a hostage at gunpoint, Shadow crashed through the bank's front window and attempted to stop the "bank robbery". Blake revealed to him that the "robbery" was a trap for him and that he's under arrest for vigilantism. Realizing his mistake, Shadow attempted to flee but was shot by Blake in the back. Shadow's body armor, however, protected him from death.



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