'Law & Order: SVU' Airs Controversial Occupy Episode

The episode, titled "The Official Story," tackles the sexual assault of a high profile CEO of a military contractor corporation; he's found beaten and bruised in the park in which the protestors are camped, though it turns out the crime -- and the coverup -- is tied to a conspiracy that goes far beyond angry youths protesting injustice in a public square. One of the protestors they question admits to threatening and verbally assaulting the CEO, though not carrying out the actual crime.

The production of the episode made headlines after the OWS protestors, having recently been kicked out of Zuccotti Park by the City of New York, crashed the fake reproduction of their camp. Stocked with a library and kitchen, the camp was shut down after the protestors entered and "mockuppied," as they called it. Read More...



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