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How Alcatraz Has Changed Throughout History

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Alcatraz has gone from a 'place of evil spirits' in native American lore, to a military prison, to a federal lockup. Today, it's a tourist attraction that draws in people from across the globe.

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    • 11:00am
    Apr 17
    • Tuesday
    • 6:00am
    Apr 23
    • Sunday
    • 9:00am
    Apr 28

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The jewel of Northern California: the San Francisco Bay Area, home of iconic landmarks, heavy fog, dramatic history, and an amazing group of people who keep this metropolis humming. Take flight on an aerial tour above the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Fisherman's Wharf, as well as the city's many hidden treasures. Witness the different ways people here spend their days and nights, from the federal agents keeping the area safe to the grape pickers in Napa to the legion of fans cheering on their beloved 49ers and Warriors.

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