Summary: Escape Of Alcatraz

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For months four prisoners were involved in the plot to escape Alcatraz, but only three of them made it out (Hopkinson, 6). These prisoners were men who had a history of criminal activity ever since they were kids. Frank Morris was just fourteen years old when he started getting in trouble with the law. Breaking windows and stealing jewelry and money got him locked up in a juvenile facility (Watson, 51). He then went to the Florida and Louisiana State Penitentiary’s for narcotics and robbery charges. Every time Frank got locked up he found a way to escape. In 1955, Frank stole $6165 from the Bank of Slidell in Louisiana (Braun, 26). He was caught and had to serve fourteen years in the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary. He tried to escape from there
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