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The mysterious Alcatraz escape: A visual history
Fifty years after three inmates staged a Houdini-like break from the escape-proof prison, the hunt and the intrigue continue
 
The mysterious Alcatraz escape: A visual history AP Photo/Fred Seelig

Fifty years ago this week, three intrepid Alcatraz inmates escaped the inescapable using only spoons and a raft made of raincoats. Of the 36 inmates who tried to flee the prison, Frank Morris and brothers Clarence and John Anglin are the only ones who weren't recaptured or killed and federal officials are still searching for them. Click through for a look at the infamous escape from "The Rock."

 

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