• Attica Sep 10

    50 Years After Attica Uprising, Families Want Apology

    The Attica uprising began Sept. 9, 1971, when inmates upset over living conditions seized control of part of the prison and took staff members hostage, and ended four days later, when state troopers and guards shot blinding tear gas into a prison yard, then fired hundreds of rounds into the smoke over the span of six minutes; the gunfire killed...

  • New York Jun 22, 2012

    40 Years Later, Remembering the Massacre at Attica

    Gabe Pressman was one of the reporters who watched the siege on Attica unfold 40 years ago — something Gov. Rockefeller would later say he regretted not handling less violently. Gabe talks to Chuck Scarborough about the incident, and how it’s viewed now in 2011.

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