Blood in the Water: The Story of Attica

It’s been nearly 50 years since the riot at Attica prison in upstate New York. The most shocking part about the book is how little has changed about the prison system in the intervening decades. From police corruption to a government cover-up, all the familiar elements from today’s issues with law enforcement were very much present in 1973 when a small fight in the A block tunnel turned into a riot and partial…

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