Historical Demonstrations and Political Encampments

Richard Norton Smith spoke about the history of civil disobediance and encampments as a means of political protest in U.S. history. He… read more

Richard Norton Smith spoke about the history of civil disobediance and encampments as a means of political protest in U.S. history. He focused on the tradition of the tactic of occupying space, from early demonstrations to the “Hoovervilles” of the 1930s to the current trends in major cities inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close

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Historical Demonstrations and Political Encampments

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Nov 24, 2011

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  • Nov 24, 2011 | 9:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 24, 2011 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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