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...
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.
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?
ALCATRAZ CLOSES 94. Why did Alcatraz close? One reason was money.
Alcatraz had always been an ex-pensive proposition, being on an island.
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.
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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?
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.
The federal prison that operated on Alcatraz Island opened in 1934 and closed
its doors in 1963. Alcatraz closed largely because of high operational costs ...
Mar 3, 2013 ... The notorious prison was closed for good on March 21st, 1963. ... 1775, named
the island Isla de los Alcatraces, usually translated 'island of the pelicans', which
became Alcatraz in English. ... So, Who Did Discover America?
Mar 19, 2013 ... S.F. HISTORY But prisoners were happy when Alcatraz closed 50 years ago. By
Carl Nolte .... "He did a good job," Albright said. Albright was ...