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Alcatraz Prison Is Shuttered

You might say Alcatraz Island is famous for its birds.  Certainly there are plenty of sea gulls, but I’m thinking more about its jailbirds. Yes, there was the “Bird Man of Alcatraz” Robert Stroud.  Some of America’s most infamous, notorious … Continue reading

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Occupy Alcatraz

Whenever I hear about another “Occupy…” movement taking place, I think about one of my generation’s original “Occupy Actions”. 79 Native Americans boated away from the docks of San Francisco very early on November 20, 1969.  The group was comprised … Continue reading

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