New York NOW

Revisiting the Attica Uprising

Season 2016 Episode 38 | 24m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 09/15/16

Rating: NR

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