Audio Tape: A.M. No. 2 - Arthur O. Eve (part 2); P.M. No. 1 - Lynn Johnson (correction office, hostage), William Kunstler - Clip 2

New York City Hearings – April 21, 1972 (Afternoon). Recording of Arthur Liman examining Lynn Van Johnson II, a correction officer at Attica Prison before and during the uprising and retaking. Johnson has his counsel, Mark Benson present. Johnson discusses his experiences as a hostage and life in the yard during the uprising. Commission members Henix, Wadsworth, Guerrero, Rothschild, McKay, and Wilbanks ask follow-up questions. Johnson makes a final statement. WRVR radio reporter Dan Knox gives an overview of Johnson’s testimony. Arthur Liman begins examination of William Kunstler who discusses prisoner demands and negotiations from an Observer’s perspective.
Date Original
April 21 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 8-2, 8-3.;1/4 inch open reel audiotape
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