Interview with Philip Watkins
QUESTION 24
JAMES A. DeVINNEY:

OK, just go ahead whenever you want.

PHILIP WATKINS:

OK, after the, the, the inmates cir--the hostage circle was formed and, ah, the inmates had all the hostages that could get formed into a circle, we thought, as a group that, ah, that, ah, our fellow COs and COs from other institution that were called in, would retake it almost immediately. And when it wasn't taken immediately, the longer it went on, come, of course come nightfall, we knew they weren't going to come in. But the longer they didn't come in and retake it, the more, the more the inmates felt they were in control. OK.