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Al Capone and Prohibition
Al Capone and Prohibition(13 Photos)
Learn about the gangster Al Capone and explore the era he lived in through images of prohibition, prisons, gang violence and much more.
Mystery at Alcatraz
Mystery at AlcatrazVideo Clip (2:49)
Video Clip (2:49)
Reports of the supernatural at Alcatraz Island date back to the 1400s. After it became a federal penitentiary in 1934, claims of hauntings and other phenomena only increased, and continue to this day.
Ghosts of Alcatraz
Ghosts of AlcatrazVideo Clip (2:52)
Video Clip (2:52)
The cells of Alcatraz have been empty for decades, but some believe the ghosts of inmates past may still roam these sinister hallways.
The Many Moods of Al Capone
The Many Moods of Al CaponeVideo Clip (2:00)
Video Clip (2:00)
There's more than meets the eye to Al Capone, the Prohibition-era leader of organized crime in Chicago.
Coroner's Report: Al Capone
Coroner's Report: Al CaponeVideo Clip (2:38)
Video Clip (2:38)
Al Capone survived assassination attempts, brutal gang wars and an attack by a fellow inmate at Alcatraz. How did unprotected sex finally take down one of history's most notorious gangsters?
Gangster Al Capone Exploits Prohibition
Gangster Al Capone Exploits ProhibitionVideo Clip (2:41)
Video Clip (2:41)
Get a look at how Al Capone and the Mona Lisa club profited by selling bootleg beer.
Al Capone Sentenced, 1931
Al Capone Sentenced, 1931Video Clip (0:36)
Video Clip (0:36)
In this History Uncut video clip, watch actual video footage of Al Capone the day he was sentenced to jail in 1931.
Deconstructing History: Alcatraz
Deconstructing History: AlcatrazVideo Clip (2:35)
Video Clip (2:35)
Get all the facts and figures about the island of Alcatraz, commonly known as "The Rock".
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Escape From Alcatraz
Escape From AlcatrazAudio Clip (0:46)
Audio Clip (0:46)
On June 11, 1962, Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin pulled off one of the greatest prison escapes in history when they dug their way out of Alcatraz. A Universal News report describes the daring venture.
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The U.S. penitentiary on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay housed some of America's most dangerous criminals from 1934 to 1963.Go
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