Jul 2, 2016 ... More than 50 years ago, Alcatraz was a high-security prison housing ... to be able to come out here and see these nesting seabirds up close.


Jan 31, 2015 ... Alcatraz, that most famous of American correctional facilities, has been a national park longer than it was a Federal prison. It housed Federal ...


Jan 10, 2017 ... Video: Vintage Footage Shows Alcatraz When It Was Still A Prison ... tour by boat that includes some up-close looks at Alcatraz while it was still ...


Jan 4, 2017 ... “Alcatraz is a big draw because it's very challenging,” he says. “Years ago, people believed it wasn't possible to swim it, and there was nobody ...


Dec 18, 2014 ... A map based on the model, presented Dec. 17 here at the the American Geophysical Union meeting, was created by Dutch programmers who ...


Feb 25, 2012 ... Solitary confinement in "D" Block, or "the Treatment Unit," was used as ... Alcatraz was closed on March 21, 1963 by Attorney General Robert F.


Alcatraz Prison, located on Alcatraz Island (often referred to as "The Rock"), ... All 302 inmates and guards disappeared, and the prison was closed the next day.