Fifty years later, one of the only reporters allowed inside recalls the iconic concert.
They resisted government attacks to take their children—and paid the price.
On a June night in 1962, three inmates of the federal prison on Alcatraz Island escaped from their cells and (presumably) into San Francisco Bay, never to be seen again.
From the Union officers who tunneled out of a Confederate POW camp to the 18th century nobleman who fled the Tower of London in drag, get the stories behind seven notable prison breaks.
Ceremonies are marking the 70th anniversary of “The Great Escape” of 76 Allied airmen from a Nazi prisoner of war camp.
On the 150th anniversary of the death of Andersonville’s first prisoner of war, look back at the notorious Confederate prison camp.
In early 1945, U.S. 2nd Lt. David C. Cox traded his gold signet ring to a fellow POW in Germany; now, after 68 years, it has been returned to his family.
Find out about six prominent captives who did time in one of history’s most forbidding prisons.
In what archaeologists are calling the most important Civil War find in decades, rare artifacts have emerged from a former Confederate prison site in Georgia.