Secrets of the Dead

The Alcatraz Escape

Season 15 Episode 3 | 55m 10s Video has closed captioning.

Using innovative, 3D-modelling technology, scientists set out to prove whether it’s possible three inmates were able to survive one of the most daring prison escapes on record.

Aired: 03/29/16

Expired: 03/29/20

Rating: NR

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