Attica prison riot

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. State troopers regain control of prisoners following the Attica prison riot in Attica, New York, Sept. 13, 1971. The riot, in which 43 were killed, lasted four days during which guards were held as hostages. (AP Photo)

Attica Prison Riot: 'The bloodiest one-day encounter between Americans since the Civil War.' In #1971, the nation's deadliest #prison uprising came to a violent end at #Attica Correctional Facility in Western New York as 1,000 National Guardsmen, prison guards, & state and local police stormed the facility & launched a full-scale assault on the inmates. | Huffington Post

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The true story of the Attica prison riot | New York Post

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