Occupy Wall Street protests spread across U.S
Inspired by the events in New York City, protesters begin assembling in several cities across the U.S.
12:34PM BST 02 Oct 2011
arrested hundreds of protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City,
more demonstrations began to spring up across the U.S.
In Los Angeles, protesters gathered in front of City Hall and danced on buses
with “peace” emblazoned on the side.
A smaller protest was held in Chicago’s financial district where protesters
held placards demanding “Jobs Not Cuts”.
wntown before marching into
the city chanting, “Occupy the street
Protesters also turned out in Denver, gathering downtown before marching into
the city chanting, “Occupy the streets.”
All the protests were inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement which has
seen hundreds of people camping out near the financial district in New York
City and conducting
marches calling for an end to home foreclosures and high unemployment.