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… read more

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 Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York starting on September 9, 1971. Over the course of four days, close to 1,300 prisoners controlled the prison and negotiated with state officials over improved conditions. On September 13, 1971, talks came to an end and state officials took back control of the facility, which resulted in the deaths of thirty-nine people (both hostages and prisoners). Her book won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in history. Heather Ann Thompson spoke with Ta-Nehisi Coates. close

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 01, 2016 | 7:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2017 | 3:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 01, 2016 | 7:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 09, 2016 | 6:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 23, 2016 | 5:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 12, 2016 | 3:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 19, 2016 | 10:22pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 20, 2016 | 3:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 2017 | 3:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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