New York City Hearing – April 18, 1972 (Morning). Recording begins in the middle of a WRVR listener calling to talk about the Attica hearings. Arthur Liman examines Sergeant Richard Miller, a correction officer at Attica. Miller discusses his duties, the lock system at the prison, its failure, and the events of the evening of September 8th, 1971. Commissioners Broderick, Henix, Wadsworth, Carter, and Rothschild ask follow-up questions on the prison lock system. Miller makes a final statement. Arthur Liman examines Warren Hanson, a surgeon at Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw, New York. He testifies about his experiences at Attica Prison on September 9-10, 1971 providing medical care to the hostages and prisoners. WRVR reporter summarizes the points in Hanson’s testimony as the tape is being changed. McKay questions Dr. Hanson about the hostages and Attica medical staff. Wadsworth asks Dr. Hanson questions.
April 18 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 5-1, 5-4.;1/4 inch open reel audiotape
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