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Occupy Oakland Kicks Off Hella Strong on Day One, Speakers & Wall Street Call, 10/10/11: audio
by Dave Id
Tuesday Oct 11th, 2011 4:58 PM
On the first day of Occupy Oakland, nearly 1000 people gathered at Frank Ogawa plaza at 14th & Broadway, now dubbed "Oscar Grant Plaza" by occupiers. Speakers began on time at 4pm sharp as the crowd rapidly swelled in numbers. The audio here includes the full first hour of speakers, alternating between "human mic" and bullhorn, and ends with a call from Occupy Wall Street in support of the Oakland Occupation. A link to photos of many of the speakers can be found below.
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Occupy Oakland Kicks Off Hella Strong on Day One, Speakers & Crowd, 10/10/11: photos, 1 of 2
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/11/18693142.php


Hella Occupy Oakland, Day One, Surveying the Scene Just After Dark, 10/10/11: video
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/10/18693021.php


Occupy Oakland
http://www.occupyoakland.org


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by Observer
Tuesday Oct 11th, 2011 5:29 PM
As usual Brother ID assembled a good report . But i think there were close to 1000 present . If not more .
My two cents .
by c
Tuesday Oct 11th, 2011 9:41 PM
This is a really long Ustream video, but it's pretty rewarding to skip through.

Several groups such as Vets for Peace hung various banners around the Hart Senate office building, in a spectacular display

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/17814828
by Reader
Wednesday Oct 12th, 2011 8:09 AM
Yeah, there was a lot more than 500 people there -- 3 others here on Indybay have posted figures pointing to a crowd size of 1000 to 1200 people! -- See: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/10/10/18693016.php?show_comments=1#18693134