The untold story of a prison uprising
Publisher: Temple University Press, Philadelphia, USA
Year Published: 2004
Pages: 256pp ISBN: 1-59213-094-1
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX8743
In 1993 prisoners took control of the maximum-security prison in Lucasville, Ohio. Their 11-day ordeal started with a dispute between the warden and Muslim prisoners and ended with a negotiated settlement, but only after nine prisoners and one hostage had been killed.This offers the inside story of the uprising, the subsequent trial and sentencing.