Government Shutdown Forces Closures In Nation's Capitol

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Park Police Officer and National Park Service employees close the... News PhotoActivist,Black Civil Rights,Closing,Effigy,Fence,Government,Horizontal,Human Rights,Martin Luther King Jr.,National Park,Occupation,Police Force,Politics,Portrait,Statue,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA US Park Police Officer and National Park Service employees close the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. The US government is in a forced shutdown after lawmakers failed to pass a spending bill last night. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)