Transcript for Occupy Wall Street: Protests on 1-Year Anniversary
Some of the protesters spent the night you're out at trinity church on Broadway a -- RD up. Holding up their signs. Others of barricade up here along Wall Street in -- officers standing by preparing for this 7 o'clock protest outside of the stock exchange. And down here you can -- officers are checking IDs only letting people who work in the area. Go through this after a weekend of demonstrations. Overnight they hit the crossroads of the world Times Square. The protesters who denounce inequality and corporate greed to champion the 99%. Say they are back. And ready to shut down Wall Street. We're gonna hold acts of nonviolent Civil Disobedience on intersections around Wall Street. To basically set down the morning commute of these Wall Street fingers and say look we're in a crisis situation enough -- enough we -- to do something. Today's protests will mark the day one year ago they first made to Connie park their base of operations. We're talking about the -- -- percent. And what they need what they're missing. And how -- Actually both parties and -- working world. Marches and rallies are planted more than thirty cities. But it's the scene and Wall Street that could define the day. Saturday -- disturbance in lower Manhattan and a strong police response and just held tuned up both sides are for today's protest actions all across the financial district. Organizers say their movement goes beyond just one more burst of confrontation. As long as ready for the long haul and we -- global connections with communities to improve their situation. And in the long run look at where we need to go. And 42 protesters were -- a restaurant over the weekend rallies will continue throughout the day today ending tonight in folded square we're live in lower Manhattan -- Gonzales channel seven Eyewitness News.
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