50 years of Attica Prison Uprising - Abolition Now

The Attica Rebellion – The Documentary

The Attica Rebellion:

A 29-minute radio documentary about the origins of the
modern anti-prison movement

September, 9-13th marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the 1971 prisoner rebellion at the Attica Correctional Facility , located in western New York. This massive prison takeover by hundreds of inmates and the callous repression and murders by the state of New York are part of a unique moment in US history. This audio documentary was originally produced in 2001 by The Freedom Archives.