The Attica prison rebellion
Monday, 13 September
In September 1971 prisoners in a high security jail in the USA turned on their guards taking 42 people hostage. After 4 days of negotiations, armed police retook the jail. By the time the siege ended 39 people were dead. Rebecca Kesby spoke to Carlos Roache, a former prisoner who took part in the uprising.
PHOTO: Attica prisoners making the black power salute (Getty Images)