By way of Boing Boing, we’ve learned of Alex Chadwick’s documentary, “Occupation in October,” one of the first long-firm looks at the spark of the Occupy movement, the Occupy Wall Street protest in New York’s Zuccotti Park.
Rich in sound, the piece exemplifies Chadwick’s long-standing reputation as a storyteller in which he answers a simple question: Who are these people?.
Drop what you’re doing and listen here.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.