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Occupy Nashville Infiltrates and Disrupts Rumsfeld Fundraiser

Sunday, November 20, 2011 By Zaid Jilani, ThinkProgress | Report
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Occupy Nashville Infiltrates and Disrupts Rumsfeld Fundraiser

Former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Thursday, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was in Nashville to hold a fundraiser at the Hilton on Fourth Avenue South for the right-wing Heritage Foundation.

Four protesters from Occupy Nashville acquired tickets and gained entry to the Rumsfeld event. Once inside, they confronted the former Defense secretary and accused him of engaging in war crimes. After the four protesters were escorted out, they recorded a YouTube video about the event:

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Occupy Nashville Infiltrates and Disrupts Rumsfeld Fundraiser

Sunday, November 20, 2011 By Zaid Jilani, ThinkProgress | Report
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
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Occupy Nashville Infiltrates and Disrupts Rumsfeld Fundraiser

Former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Thursday, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was in Nashville to hold a fundraiser at the Hilton on Fourth Avenue South for the right-wing Heritage Foundation.

Four protesters from Occupy Nashville acquired tickets and gained entry to the Rumsfeld event. Once inside, they confronted the former Defense secretary and accused him of engaging in war crimes. After the four protesters were escorted out, they recorded a YouTube video about the event:

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