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Revisiting the Attica Uprising

  • Aired: 09/16/2016
  • 24:46
  • Rating: NR
45 years ago this month, the state and nation's attention was captured by the prison uprising in the small Western New York town of Attica. Author Heather Ann Thompson joins us to discuss her gripping new book on the drama in rural Wyoming County titled 'Blood in the Water.' Also, a recap of Primary Day with Jimmy Vielkind and Ken Lovett.
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Heather Ann Thompson talks 'Blood in the Water,' her book on the Attica prison uprising.
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