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Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary

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Alcatraz - A Brief History

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A flight to Alcatraz Island in 4K

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First and Only Escape from Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary 1962 newsreel archival footage

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David Copperfield - Escape From Alcatraz

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Historic Stock Footage ALCATRAZ PRISON - THE LONELY ROCK

The Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary or United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island was a maximum high-security federal prison on Alcatraz Island, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) off the coast of San Francisco, California, which operated from August 11, 1934, until March 21, 1963.
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  • Prison life and the cells 

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