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Crowd estimates are often wildly off base, analysts say

By Mac Daniel
Globe Staff / February 20, 2005

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Where there are crowd counts, there are skeptics. Last fall, academics and crowd-count analysts scoffed at the city's estimate that 3.2 million fans attended the Red Sox celebration. In 2002, the Big Dig's estimate of 800,000 people crossing the Zakim Bridge at its celebratory opening came under fire and was proven wrong. The 1995 Million Man March was said to ... (Full article: 883 words)

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