Blood In The Water

Author: Heather Ann Thompson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101871326
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Blood in the Water is the searing and indelible account of one of the most important civil rights stories of the last century. (With black-and-white photos throughout)

The Attica Turkey Shoot

Author: Malcolm Bell
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1510716149
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The book also includes evidence from recently uncovered tapes that Governor Nelson Rockefeller knew his order for troopers to attack could cost the lives of hundreds of inmates and all those hostages.

Congressional Record

Author: United States. Congress
Publisher:
ISBN:
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The rebel inmates had demanded his presence as a condition for talks. Instead of
going to Attica, however, he ordered the rebellion crushed by force, and 29
inmates and 10 hostages held by prisoners S 739 were killed in the ensuing
blaze of gunfire and tear gas. Eventually, 43 persons died of injuries sustained in
the insurrection and its bloody conclusion. MANY NEvert Forgave HIM The
Governor defended his refusal to go to Attica and his orders to end the uprising
forcibly on the ...