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  • Heather Ann Thompson Discusses emBlood in the Waterem
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    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, in which she recalls the Attica prison uprising that took place at the…

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  • AHTV Looks Back at the 1967 Detroit Riots
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    1967 Detroit Riots

    American History TV presented live coverage from the Detroit Free Press newsroom to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots. Over five days in July, 5,000 federal troops were called in, 43…

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    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers…

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  • 1967 Detroit Rebellion
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    1967 Detroit Rebellion

    Panelists talked about different aspects of the 1967 Detroit Rebellion. The Detroit Rebellion, also known as 12th Street Riot, began on July 23, 1967 following a police raid on an…

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  • Discussion Focuses on President Obamas Civil Rights Legacy
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    President Obama's Civil Rights Legacy

    A panel of historians, authors and academics look at civil rights in the age of Obama and what’s ahead for the next administration. This was part of a recent conference on Race and Justice in the Age of Obama at the…

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  • History of Incarceration
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    History of Incarceration

    Panelists talked about the history of incarceration and prison reform in the Unites States. The panelists examined different trends in prison structure and inmate control from the early…

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