Former New Mexico Secretary of Corrections Adolph B. Saenz Shares a No Holds Barred Account of Hell in a Santa Fe Prison

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New book delves into the bloodiest prison uprising in U.S. penal history.

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On February 2, 1980, the Santa Fe Penitentiary erupted into the bloodiest, most savage prison riot in U.S. history… What caused the 1980 nightmare and was there nothing that could have been done to stop the inmates’ savagery?

Many books have been written about the murderous rampage that happened at the New Mexico State Penitentiary in 1980. However, only Adolph B. Saenz’s book is the only one that offers a political perspective on this tragic event. Politics of a Prison Riot, Vol. II represents the most comprehensive and accurate account of the 1980 bloody uprising that took place in the Santa Fe, New Mexico State Prison and is valid history.

“The shocking details on the violence and the politics are true. This new account provides the raw data on the brutality of the prison uprising with no holds barred. The story may be offensive for some and controversial for others but it is well documented. After all, I was there,” shares Saenz.

Politics of a Prison Riot, Vol. II is the author’s honest effort to write the unencumbered true story of the bloodiest prison uprising in United States penal history. The new revelations illustrate the truly horrific nature of the violence and the corrupt politics surrounding the human tragedy.

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About the Author
Adolph Saenz, the author of two books, The Ops Story And Politics Of A Prison Riot, was appointed Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Corrections two days before the bloody prison uprising of 1980 in Santa Fe. He retired from Federal Service after 30 years. He served as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer and in high level law enforcement positions in the U.S. Treasury Department and U.S. Customs Service. He has served in four wars, as an underage U.S. Marine in WWII, as a USAF Intelligence Officer in the Korean War, and as a Foreign Service Officer in the Cold War and the Iraq War. He was acknowledged as an expert in kidnapping investigations by the U.S. Department of State and in counter-terrorist operations. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor's degree in Bus Admin and a Masters degree in Pub Admin.

Politics of a Prison Riot, Vol. II * by Adolph B. Saenz
Publication Date: December 10, 2012
REVISED SECOND VERSION New Undisclosed Facts A Comprehensive New Complete Version Hell in a Santa Fe Prison The Bloodiest Prison Uprising in U. S. Penal History.
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 165 pages; 978-1-4797-3183-1
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 165 pages; 978-1-4797-3184-8

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