The Incredibly True Story of How 1,000 Prisoners Took Over Attica Prison
by Fergus Mason
On August 21, 1971, Black Panther leader, George Jackson, was shot dead while trying to escape from California's San Quentin Prison.
Thousands of miles away, inmates of Attica Prison in New York hear the news and believe the death was a racially charged murder.
On September 9, 1971, the unthinkable happens: prisoners riot and are able to completely overtake the prison. This is the remarkably true story—in gripping, page-turning detail!
- Absolute Crime, July 2013
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