"Rally To Restore Sanity" Attendance Estimates 150000. There were approximately 150,000 in attendance at the "Rally to Restore Sanity" according to attendance estimates. The estimates of those in attendance are figured by studying aerial photographs of the area around the National Mall.
A few months ago, the Glenn Beck Rally attendance drummed up a lot of controversy, as CBS pegged the attendance at 87,000 whereas other more robust estimates were around 500,000.
Of course, when it comes to political events, it's rare that the attendance figures will be exact. No one wants to be responsible for giving out rally attendance figures.
What do you think that the Rally to Restore Sanity attendance estimates and actual attendance were?