Alcatraz: Escaping The Rock


December 13, 2017

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In 1962, bank robbers Frank Morris and brothers Clarence and John Anglin escaped the confines of the prison walls at Alcatraz and set off on the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay in a homemade raft. It's unknown if they made it to land. Dutch scientists use their work on flood risk assessment and innovative 3D technology mapping tides to prove that they could've successfully escaped, but only if their timing was perfect and specific factors were in place. Recreations and archival material,...