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Transcript of Alcatraz PPP
Alcatraz(also known as ''the rock'')is located on the San Francisco bay on Alcatraz island. Alcatraz was a federal prison that opened in 1934 and closed in 1963 due to high expenses. If you went to Alcatraz, that means you were a REALLY BAD person.
Major Parts of Alcatraz
And Much More...
Charged for Manslaughter, Murder, and Assault
Charged for Larceny and Armed Robbery.
Charged for Smuggling, Robbery, and Kidnapping
Charged for Tax Evasion
During the 29 years of operation, there were 14 escape attempts which included a total of 36 inmates.
The most famous escape from Alcatraz was the "Great Escape".
The Great Escape
On June 11th 1962, Frank Morris, Clarence Anglin, and John Anglin tried to escape from Alcatraz. They dug holes in their walls with spoons, and so they wouldn't get caught, they made fake heads out of soap. After crawling through the holes they dug and exiting the building, they got onto a life raft they made out of rain coats.
Even to this day, no one knows if they really did survive the icy waters or not.
The inmates had breakfast at 6:55am(25 mins after waking up).
-Oatmeal, milk, sausage, toast, potatoes, and coffee
- Pea soup, pork shoulder, mashed potatoes(with gravy), corn, apple pie, bread, and coffee
-Bean soup, roast beef, string-less beans, mashed potatoes, and coffee
Why was Robert Stroud nicknamed the "Bird man of Alcatraz"????
A: Because he killed alot of birds while being in Alcatraz
B: Because he had raised birds at his old prison
C: Because birds were a major personal interest of his
Al Capone's _____ playing has been heard in the showers to this date.
Charged for Kidnapping, Murder, Robbery, and Burglary
What was building 64 used for????
A: Used as a dining hall for the inmates
B: Used as n apartment for families of the workers/guards
C: Used as a main office
Thanks for listening!
A few years ago my family took a tour of Alcatraz and it was so interesting, that's why I chose to do my PPP on it.