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Heather Ann Thompson wins Pulitzer Prize for book on Attica uprising

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04/11/2017

Heather Ann Thompson, who spent more than a decade researching the 1971 Attica prison uprising in which 39 men were killed and 100 were wounded, has received the Pulitzer Prize for history for her book on the subject: "Blood in the Water." U-M President Mark Schlissel said that Thompson's work "is an outstanding example of our faculty's talent and commitment to academic rigor being recognized at the highest levels.”

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Researcher:

Heather Ann Thompson

More Media Coverage:

Inside Higher Ed. Academics and BYU Investigation Win Pulitzers. 4/11/2017.

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