The History Of Alcatraz Essay Research Paper — страница 3

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Attorney Robert F. Kennedy to close Alcatraz in 1963. Prisoners were transferred to other correctional prisons and Alcatraz was left to deteriorate. Today the island is no longer a forbidden place but a national park, open to anyone who wants to retrace its many years of interesting history. Remnants of each period of history can be seen today. The National Park Service is working to ensure that these traces are protected and that the island?s many years of history are told (Golden Gate National Park Association, Discover Alcatraz, 12).