The Alcatraz Escape

The Alcatraz Escape

DVD - 2016 | Widescreen.
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In 1962, three prisoners escaped from Alcatraz, a prison surrounded on all sides by the waters of San Francisco Bay, and disappeared. The fates of the three men have remained unknown to the present day. In this program, three scientists from the Netherlands employ 3D modeling technology to reconstruct the water currents of the day of the prison break in an attempt to uncover whether or not it was possible for the men to have survived.
Publisher: [Arlington, CA] : PBS, [2016]
Edition: Widescreen.
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: 365.9794 ALCAT
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda
NTSC, rda
digital, optical, stereo, rda

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Keogh
Dec 08, 2016

An enlightening examination of what might have happened to convicts attempting to escape the infamous island. Along the way you get good insight into the challenges of the bay, as well as the story of the escape. Whether or not they made it remains a question, but it makes for a good tale.

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