Interview with a U.S. Army Iraq War Veteran at Occupy STL

Eight and a half years ago, Kiener Plaza played host to heated anti- and pro-war demonstrations in the lead up to the Iraq war. Now, the plaza witnesses what is maybe a far more meaningful outburst of public discontent…

During a candlelight vigil during the World Series, a local Iraq war Army veteran speaks of the Oakland Police’s hospitalization of former Marine Scott Olsen and its reverberations throughout the armed forces. He also discusses his motivations for participating in Occupy St. Louis.