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Alcatraz Island

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Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore from San .... water saturation had severely eroded the buildings, then Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy ordered t...

Alcatraz closes its doors - Mar 21, 1963 - HISTORY.com

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The end of its prison days did not end the Alcatraz saga. In March 1964, a group of Sioux claimed that the island belonged to them due to a 100-year-old treaty.

Alcatraz Closes - Alcatraz 101

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ALCATRAZ CLOSES 94. Why did Alcatraz close? One reason was money. Alcatraz had always been an ex-pensive proposition, being on an island. Everything ...

Alcatraz in final days revealed in new photos released for 50th ...

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Mar 21, 2013 ... The final days of Alcatraz revealed in new photographs released for 50th ... signed an order in 1962 to close the prison due to its expensive upkeep and its .... I did the tour a few years back, and it is quite awesome, it has ...

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Nov 12, 2009 ... Alcatraz Island is an island located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.5 miles offshore ... ... Did Frank Morris Survive After He Escaped From Alcatraz?

Living Memories From The Last Days Of Alcatraz : NPR

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Mar 31, 2013 ... Fifty years ago, the notorious Alcatraz prison shut its gate behind guard ... other from those days, though guards and inmates did not socialize.

Alcatraz Prison Closes | History Today

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Mar 3, 2013 ... The notorious prison was closed for good on March 21st, 1963. Wish you were here? A linen postard of Alcatraz from 1932. Getty / Archive ...

Alcatraz prison's '63 death sentence - SFGate

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Mar 19, 2013 ... Alcatraz prison's '63 death sentence Thursday is a red-letter day in the history of Alcatraz Island - the 50th ... S.F. HISTORY But prisoners were happy when Alcatraz closed 50 years ago .... "He did a good job," Albright said.

Operating Hours & Seasons - Alcatraz Island (U.S. National Park ...

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Alcatraz is open every day except Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year's day. ... There are various locations on the island that are closed off to the general ...

Alcatraz History - Federa Penitentiary - Alcatraz Cruises

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The army transferred Alcatraz to the civilian Bureau of Prisons (BOP) in 1934. ... When the island closed, it was replaced by a new maximum-security federal ...

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BOP: Alcatraz

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If a man did not behave at another institution, he could be sent to Alcatraz, where the .... On March 21, 1963, USP Alcatraz closed after 29 years of operation.

Alcatraz Facts & Figures

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Where did the families of the guard staff live? ... Families did most of their shopping on the mainland since the prison boat made ... Why did Alcatraz close?

50 years after 'Escape from Alcatraz' prison break, sisters of inmates ...

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Jun 13, 2012 ... Fifty-years after the famed 'Escape from Alcatraz' 1962 prison break, two of ... Out of the 36 Alcatraz inmates who tried to flee before the prison was closed in ... it was very meticulous what they did, how they escaped from here.