New York City Hearing – April 17, 1972 (Afternoon). McKay introduces the afternoon session and Commission members. Arthur Liman details the afternoon agenda. Cornell Capa, a photographer, discusses his tour photographically documenting Attica. Capa reads a statement and verbally captions the photographs that are shown. McKay recesses the hearing due to a bomb threat. Dan Mackie and Arthur Albert, radio reporters for WRVR talk about the hearings and take listener phone calls. The hearings resume with the testimony of Lanny D. Boone, an inmate examined by Steven Rosenfield. Boone discusses political activities of inmates and a sociology class that focused on political ideas. Commissioners Guerrero, Henix, Broderick, Wadsworth, and Marshall ask additional questions. Boone makes a final statement. Addison examines Chris Mayers, an inmate at Attica during the uprising but subsequently transferred to Sing Sing. Mayers discusses his experiences at Attica and describes the differences between Attica and Sing Sing.
April 17 1972
New York State Archives. New York (State). Special Commission on Attica. Special Commission on Attica audiotapes and transcripts of commission hearings, 1972. B1341-12, Box 1, Item 4-2, 4-3.;1/4 inch open reel audiotape
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