Attica Prison Uprising: Why it Matters Today
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Lake Forest College presents the 2018 Ruth Winter Lecture with historian Heather Ann Thompson, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy. Thompson received a number of awards and far-reaching media coverage for reporting on the history of the 1971 Attica prison uprising and the cover-up of the atrocities that happened when the state took the prison back.