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Topics in Criminal Justice: Attica Prison Riot

Topics in Criminal Justice: Attica Prison Riot

Created on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 9:00 AM

On the forty-fifth anniversary of the Attica Prison riot, Heather Ann Thompson releases her book, "Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy," an overview of how the infamous riot occurred, how the state responded, and a look at the riot's impact on the victims and the correctional system in the months and years following the riot. Keep reading to find out more on the Attica uprising and the topical resources available through Dewey.