Escape from Alcatraz?

UNITED STATES A San Francisco television station has reported it’s obtained a letter that may have been written by one of the inmates who escaped from Alcatraz more than a half-century ago in one of the most notorious jailbreaks in U.S. history. (UPI) How did inmates escape from Alcatraz? Let our fun little article tell you. (Spoiler: Arts and Home Ec.) Teachers, scroll down for … Continue reading Escape from Alcatraz?

Hidden History Found Beneath Alcatraz

UNITED STATES Scientists say there’s much more to “the Rock” than crime and punishment, and they have come to Alcatraz to investigate the hidden history that lies beneath the prison walls. (BBC) Use our resources to appreciate how archaeologists are using futuristic technology to understand the distant past. Discussion Ideas Alcatraz Island was home to one of the most infamous prisons in the United States. … Continue reading Hidden History Found Beneath Alcatraz