A policeman and guard collect baseball bats and other possible weapons from the exercise yard in the Attica State Prison, Attica, N.Y., Sept. 14, 1971, in exercise yard "D" where rioting prisoners had set up a stronghold and held 38 hostages for five days. In the background are makeshift shelters made by the inmates to protect themselves from the rain.
A policeman and guard collect baseball bats and other possible weapons from the exercise yard in the Attica State Prison, Attica, N.Y., Sept. 14, 1971, in exercise yard "D" where rioting prisoners had set up a stronghold and held 38 hostages for five days. In the background are makeshift shelters made by the inmates to protect themselves from the rain. WCC ASSOCIATED PRESS
A policeman and guard collect baseball bats and other possible weapons from the exercise yard in the Attica State Prison, Attica, N.Y., Sept. 14, 1971, in exercise yard "D" where rioting prisoners had set up a stronghold and held 38 hostages for five days. In the background are makeshift shelters made by the inmates to protect themselves from the rain. WCC ASSOCIATED PRESS

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