Special Topic

VIDEO: What Occupy Wall Street 1979 Looked Like

2011 isn’t the first time Wall Street has been occupied in such large numbers by Americans demanding social justice. In 1979, on the 50th anniversary of the Stock Market Crash, demonstrators converged on Wall Street to demand an end to financing of the nuclear industry. The action was part of a larger network of protests against the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. Here’s some footage of the protests from the documentary “Early Warnings”: