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June 5, 2015: Winners and Losers, Bill Hammond, Jessica Bakeman, Attica

 

We bring you this week’s City & State Winners and Losers with reporter Ashley Hupfl.

Bill Hammond of the New York Daily News looks at the news highlights of the week.

Then Jessica Bakeman, a reporter for Capital New York, joins Bill and Susan to preview this year’s Legislative Correspondents Association Show, The Gov Boat. The show is on Tuesday, June 9 at 7 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center. Rebuttals are by Republican State Senator John DeFrancisco and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. Tickets for the event are still available: For more information, contact Jean Gutbrodt in the LCA Room at 518-455-2388.

Finally, we look at gruesome new details of the 1971 Attica prison uprising from the recently released volumes of the Meyer Report. Two staff attorneys for the Attica Legal Defense, Joseph Heath and Elizabeth Fink, will join Susan Arbetter to discuss why they believe the report only scratches the surface of the brutality.

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