Interview with Michael Smith
QUESTION 25
TERRY ROCKEFELLER:

Now just talk me through what happened to you Monday morning as the, uh, re-taking of the yard occurred.

MICHAEL SMITH:

Monday morning the negotiation process had, ah, broken down and the inmates felt that their, that their bargaining power was in the hostages that they had. So they took so many of the hostages and moved them from D Yard to an elevated area called the catwalk located in the center of the prison. And, ah--