Directors Stanley Nelson and Traci Curry on Their New Documentary, ‘Attica’
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This week on “The Tent,” Daniella is joined by Stanley Nelson and Traci Curry, directors of the new, Oscar-nominated documentary “Attica.” They discuss the 1971 uprising and massacre at the Attica Correctional Facility, the importance of depicting the harrowing reality of America’s prison system, and what they hope viewers will take away from the film. Plus, Daniella breaks down the U.S. ban on Russian oil and Florida’s dangerous “Don’t Say Gay” bill.
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Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Erin Phillips is the broadcast media manager at the Action Fund. Kelly McCoy is the director of broadcast communications at the Action Fund. Tricia Woodcome is the senior media manager at the Action Fund. Sam Signorelli is the executive assistant to the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Action Fund.
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