Attica: rebellion and response / produced by Bill Northwood.

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Program Title:
Attica: rebellion and response / produced by Bill Northwood.
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Documentary on the buildup and violent riot of prison inmates at Attica, New York. The violence at Attica Prison, September 13, 1971, when law enforcement officials used force to quell a prisoners' rebellion, resulted in the deaths of 42 persons. This documentary explores those events and the history behind them. It includes statements by prison officials and critics of the administration; discrepancies between the official version of how the hostages died, and the report of the coroner. Produced by Bill Northwood of KPFA, from tapes supplied by WBAI remastered 2/10/99

Date Recorded on: 
by WBAI, 13 Sept.1971.
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, 1971.
Item duration: 
1 reel (60 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1971.
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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