Letters, Oct. 18, 1971

Attica (Contd.)

Sir: Your feature article on Attica prison [Sept. 27] made me want to vomit. What do you think the troopers should have attacked with—ice cream cones?

When you put these evil, vicious enemies of society in prison, they do not become Little Leaguers or Boy Scouts. Prison "reform" begins with a crackdown on these wild mavericks and the thoughtless idiots on the outside who support them.


Sir: The irony of the Attica slaughter is indeed apparent. The inmates, branded "animals" by many, were animals only by virtue of the...

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