Nation: What Happened to Our Men?

In the nation's most savage prison riot, at least 33 inmates are butchered

Nothing like it had ever happened before in an American prison. Inmates battered gaping holes through 6-in. reinforced concrete walls. They burned open inch-thick steel doors with acetylene torches. They destroyed toilets, sinks, desks, file cabinets, beds—almost every stick of furniture that could be found. Little remained in several buildings but smoldering ashes and blood and bits and pieces of what had been human beings. Some corpses were missing arms and legs; one lacked a head. Another had an iron...

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