Black August: A first-hand account of the day 3 COs were tragically lost

Russ Hamilton brings you the story of Black August as told by Associate Warden Dick Nelson

In this episode of Tier Talk, Associate Warden (ret.) Dick Nelson brings you a first-hand account of Black August, the day an attempted escape ended in the death of three COs. Hear his account of retaking the San Quentin Adjustment Center with gunfire.


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