A violent clash in Oakland, California was a game-changer for the “Occupy” movement. Iraq war veteran, Scott Olsen was there and suffered a fractured skull. Today, Scott is on the way to a full recovery and joins Ed Schultz for his first live television interview since he was injured.
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