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Chris Hedges Discusses Prison Reform With Expert on 1971 Attica Prison Uprising

Posted on Dec 6, 2016

“Today even harsher prison conditions [exist in the U.S.]” than those that led to the New York prison rebellion that left 29 prisoners and nine hostages dead, says Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges in a recent episode of “On Contact.”

Hedges is joined on the RT show by professor Heather Ann Thompson, who wrote “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy.”

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