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Occupy Wall Street on the Brooklyn Bridge

Balloon camera

A quick update with some photos of Occupy Wall Street’s march on the Brooklyn Bridge from Saturday, October 1st.

#OccupyWallStreet balloons

A new addition – helium balloons were used to lift cameras above the protesters

The balloons at #OccupyWallStreet have an aerial camera hanging from them

Hanging from the balloons are cameras to get aerial shots of the protest march

Brooklyn Bridge sidewalk closed

As the march moves on to the Brooklyn Bridge, the sidewalks leading to the bridge are closed and traffic is blocked from pulling on to the bridge

Police following after #OccupyWallStreet on the Brooklyn Bridge
I guess we're going to Brooklyn
Traffic backed up on Brooklyn Bridge
#OccupyWallStreet marching on the Brooklyn Bridge

Traffic is halted on the bridge by a group of protesters on the roadway ahead, and some protesters exit the bridge by walking back through traffic

Brooklyn Bridge being closed - three vans on the way to hold arrested protesters

Traffic is moved off the bridge and police vehicles are moved in

Farther ahead, protesters are netted in and arrests are made – video by SurvivalWithBushcraf on YouTube

Handing out #OccupyWallStreet Journals to drivers on the Brooklyn Bridge

The newly-printed Occupied Wall Street Journal was being handed out to onlookers, even drivers on the Brooklyn Bridge, to explain who the protesters were and what they hoped to accomplish

The result of Occupy Wall Street’s day on the bridge was hundreds of arrests, which are documented in the news reports below:

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