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Herman Badillo discusses "A Bill of No Rights: Attica and the American Prison System"

BROADCAST: Jun. 26, 1972 | DURATION: 00:57:08

Synopsis

Congressman Herman Badillo discusses the prisoner uprising at Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York, and how race played a role in the unwarranted killing of inmates and the subsequent government and administrative cover up of the incident. Badillo reads excerpts from his book, "A Bill of No Rights: Attica and the American Prison System," and discusses prisoner rights, rehabilitation, and the endemic injustice and racism in the American prison system.