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40 years later since the infamous and tragic events at Attica


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As New Yorkers and other peoples around the globe this weekend remember '9/11', another tragic and landmark event occured 40 years ago that also got international news attention. That was the prison 'uprising' aka riots and massacre at the Attica prison faciltity just outside Buffalo, NY.

For those of you who never heard of it, here is the link on the events.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attica_Prison_riot

 

 

Video links

 

1)PBS "American Experience" series

http://video.pbs.org/video/2112801229/

 

 

2)Early 1980's ABC-TV movie starring a then young man Morgan Freeman

 

 

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