#OWS Injured Vet Scott Olsen Urges Non-violence In The Face Of Police Brutality


Countdown's Keith Olbermann opened this segment with some pictures of Wednesday night's march and general strike at Occupy Oakland. Meanwhile in New York, veterans marched on lower Manhattan today to honor Scott Olsen, the veteran who was injured during the Occupy Oakland protest with a tear-gas canister.

Keith also talked to Olsen's friend and fellow Iraq War veteran, Joshua Sheperd, who read a text from he received from Olsen not long before the show:

SHEPERD: What kind of pie? Which it goes along... occupy. I see the success there. Keep it up. Non-violence in the face of police brutality.

Sheperd also discussed whether the Occupy Wall Street might be an opportunity to draw more attention to our military veterans and their issues who are also struggling terribly in this economy after serving their country overseas.

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