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Occupy Baton Rouge (2011)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-11-28

Duration: 00:28:07

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Occupy Baton Rouge (Movement) | Occupy Wall Street (Movement) | Occupy movement | Protest movements


  • Kunen, Sophie Speaker
  • Perkins, Bryan Speaker
  • Wetzel, Conner Speaker
  • Blaney, Bruce Speaker
  • Kirschener, David Speaker


A speech by Sophie Kunen before the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 28, 2011. Kunen is a representative of the Occupy Baton Rouge movement. She discusses: the creation of Occupy Baton Rouge and its relationship to the national Occupy Wall Street movement; the issues with gaining permission for an encampment in Baton Rouge; and the establishment of the movement’s 15 Points of Unity. Four other participants of the Occupy Baton Rouge movement, Bryan Perkins, Conner Wetzel, Bruce Blaney, and David Kirschener, also answer questions from the press.