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Alcatraz History

Alcatraz From the Indside: An Interview With Former Inmate Robert Luke

offMetro.com | Posted 01.19.2013 | San Francisco
offMetro.com

It's hard to believe that vivacious Robert Luke is nearly 85 years old. Even harder to believe, though, is that this delightful octogenarian is also Robert "Cold Blue" Luke, who did time at one of the world's most notorious prisons.

Traveling Exhibit About Alcatraz Currently on Ellis Island

Kate Kelly | Posted 12.26.2011 | New York
Kate Kelly

The very name, Alcatraz, stirs fear and excitement at the thought of the stories of the men incarcerated there. It was hoped that the location would make it escape-proof, and therefore, a good place to put the worst of the worst.