Ep. 180 Fifty Years After Attica with Heather Ann Thompson


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Today we are joined by Pulitzer Prize winning author of Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, Heather Ann Thompson. We discuss her process in researching and writing this epic civil rights story, and the legacy of the uprising 50 years later.

The Stacks Book Club selection for September is Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson. We will discuss the book with Derecka Purnell on Wednesday September 29th.

You can find links to everything we discuss on today's show on The Stacks' Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2021/09/08/ep-180-heather-ann-thompson


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