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The Alcatraz prison was closed in 1963.

"Alcatraz" executive producer Jennifer Johnson will take over for Kevin Williamson.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

The ultimate cold case solved and an intriguing discovery beneath Alcatraz are on the list.
(USA Today - Tech, )

That's part of the reason he is helming an exhibit opening this month on San Francisco's Alcatraz Island.
(Avital Andrews in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Moored on the waters of San Francisco Bay, just east of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge, is -- well, a mystery.
(CNN - Technology, )

Three prisoners who escaped from the US island prison Alcatraz in 1962 may have made it to land alive, a new study suggests.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

The 19-month Native American occupation of Alcatraz will be the focus of an upcoming exhibit on an Oregon Indian reservation.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

On the night of 11 June three inmates successfully escaped from Alcatraz, the notorious island prison in San Francisco Bay.
(The Independent - World News, )

The Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is taking his art to one of the most infamous prisons, using Alcatraz as an inspiration.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

A photo taken at Alcatraz prison off the coast of San Francisco appears to show a ghost inside the inmates' visitation waiting room.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Next year the activist Beijing artist will exhibit a series of new installations at Alcatraz, the former island prison in San Francisco Bay.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Notable breakouts included the 1587 escape of Father John Gerard from the Tower of London, and the 1962 escape of three inmates from Alcatraz.
(The New York Times - World News, )

San Francisco is out of the race to host the next America’s Cup, meaning no more spectacular backdrops of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

The National Park Service said Alumni Day at San Francisco's Alcatraz prison will feature several former officers, family members and one former prisoner.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Scientists have discovered a military fortress long thought to have been destroyed under the prison yard at Alcatraz, the San Francisco Bay former prison.
(Daily Mail - News, )

There are no regular tours to Alcatraz Island on Thanksgiving, but those willing to face the early hour and a chilly ferry ride can observe a special event.
(Anne Harnagel in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Athletes jumped into the water from the San Francisco Belle to begin the first leg of the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco on Sunday.
(NBC News, )

Five years later he swam from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco accompanied by his son and daughter - a feat that echoed his journey back from the brink of death.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Bali nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have been ordered to transfer to the penal island dubbed "Indonesia's Alcatraz" ahead of their executions.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Since playing the lucky-unlucky lottery winner Hurley on "Lost," Jorge Garcia's career has moved along nicely from "Alcatraz" to "Hawaii -0" and upcoming big-screen movies.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site.
(CNET News, )

Alcatraz beat out the Golden Gate Bridge, the Lincoln Memorial and the Statue of Liberty to be selected the No. 1 landmark in the U.S. in TripAdvisor's recent Travelers' Choice awards.
(Mary Forgione in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

The high security island jail called Nusakambangan is described as Indonesia’s Alcatraz — there is no stricter prison and perhaps no more secure environment on the entire archipelago.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

If their pleas for mercy continue to be ignored, this month Bali Nine drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will face the firing squad on an island known as the "Alcatraz of Indonesia".
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The three prisoners who escaped from Alcatraz in one of the most famous and elaborate prison breaks in U.S. history could have survived and made it to land, scientists concluded in a recent study.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

It is renowned as one of the most notorious and secure prisons in history – but new research claims that some inmates may actually have managed to escape from Alcatraz and lived to tell the tale.
(The Independent - Science, )

With ideas borrowed from the Shawshank Redemption and tips lifted from Escape from Alcatraz, two prisoners have gone on the run in the United States after successfully tunnelling out of a maximum security prison.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

As we walked inside San Francisco’s famed Alcatraz prison past rows of small, decaying, locked prison cells, on barred doors hung Vancouver artist James Picard’s paintings: Disturbing images of physically and emotionally wounded people, many representing Holocaust prisoners and Nazis.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

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