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From the time it became a federal prison in 1934 until it was closed down in 1963 ... Alcatraz Island, located in the mists off of San Francisco, received its name in ...

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Feb 28, 2018 ... Learn how Al Capone was transferred to Alcatraz Island and 10 other facts ... The prison closed because the government found that it was too ...

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Mar 21, 2013 ... Even though Alcatraz closed 50 years ago, the prison on an isolated ... of people born well after the last prisoner was transferred off the island.

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Mar 21, 2018 ... Alcatraz Island, located in San Francisco Bay, was the site of one of the most infamous prisons in modern ... The prison closed due to costs ...

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Sep 26, 2018 ... Shortly after Alcatraz prison shut down in 1963, the people who lived and ... When he did come to the reunion in 2005, though, he was terrified ...

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Aug 25, 2018 ... It was a pleasant morning when the crowds filed off the ferry onto Alcatraz Island on Aug. 12. Many stared in wonderment as they approached ...

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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 ...

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Government officials quickly decided that the tiny, 22-acre island aptly nicknamed “The Rock” was also an ideal location for a federal penitentiary—so close and ...

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With no vegetation or habitation, Alcatraz was little more than a desolate rocky ... Alcatraz is permanently closed by Attorney General Robert Kennedy and the ...