Gary Gerstle

Vanderbilt University

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Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, where he studies social movements, and author of American Crucible: Race and Nation in the 20th Century and Working Class Americanism

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Demonstrators were evicted this morning from Zuccotti Park, but New York isn't the only city where "Occupy Wall Street" has clashed with local officials.

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Demonstrators were evicted this morning from Zuccotti Park, but New York isn't the only city where "Occupy Wall Street" has clashed with local officials.

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Around the country, city officials are trying to decide what to do about protests related to "Occupy Wall Street."

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Around the country, city officials are trying to decide what to do about protests related to "Occupy Wall Street."

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Barack Obama's patriotism is being questioned because he doesn't wear an American flag pin on his lapel. His pastor's sermons are called un-American.

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