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Author: Paul SorvinoDonna E LusitanaRobert KirkScott PaddorCraig HaffnerAll authors
Publisher: New York : A & E Television Networks : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video, ©2004.
Series: History channel, where the past comes alive.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A journey inside the most notorious prisons in America. Interviews from former inmates, guards, wardens and other insiders offer an unvarnished look at what life is like behind bars, while journalists and historians detail the stories that have become part of prison lore, including the "Escape from Alcatraz" and the presidential bid that was from inside the walls of Atlanta Federal Prison.
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Genre/Form: History
Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Sorvino; Donna E Lusitana; Robert Kirk; Scott Paddor; Craig Haffner; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; Greystone Communications.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767075455 9780767075459 0767075463 9780767075466 0767075471 9780767075473
OCLC Number: 57676460
Credits: Produced and directed by Robert Kirk, Scott Paddor ; executive producers, Craig Haffner, Donna E. Lusitana.
Performer(s): Narrated by Paul Sorvino.
Description: 6 videodiscs (approximately 600 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1: Alcatraz --
Sing Sing --
Disc 2: Eastern State Penitentiary --
Leavenworth --
Disc 3: Atlanta Federal --
San Quentin --
Disc 4: Folsom --
Alderson Federal Women's Penitentiary --
Disc 5: Attica Prison--
McNeil Island --
Disc 6: Angola --
East Jersey State.
Series Title: History channel, where the past comes alive.
Other Titles: Alcatraz.
Sing Sing.
Eastern State Penitentiary.
Leavenworth.
Atlanta Federal.
San Quentin.
Folsom.
Alderson Federal Women's Penitentiary.
Attica Prison.
McNeil Island.
Angola.
East Jersey State.
Big house
Responsibility: produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for the History Channel in association with A & E Home Video.

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A journey inside the most notorious prisons in America. Interviews from former inmates, guards, wardens and other insiders offer an unvarnished look at what life is like behind bars, while journalists and historians detail the stories that have become part of prison lore, including the "Escape from Alcatraz" and the presidential bid that was from inside the walls of Atlanta Federal Prison.

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