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Heather Ann Thompson

HEATHER ANN THOMPSON is a native Detroiter and historian on faculty of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in the departments of history and Afro-American and African studies and at the Residential College. Her recent book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy , profiled on television and radio programs across the country, won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the J. Willard Hurst...See more