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Special Guests On Alcatraz Island

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Special Appearances And Book Signings

Jolene Babyak

September 1, 16 and 23

Author of “Breaking the Rock” and daughter of Arthur McConnell Dollison, one of the last correctional officers to work on the Island. Hear Jolene talk about her experiences growing up as a child on Alcatraz.

Michael Esslinger

September 15 and 29

“Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years” author. Meet this acclaimed historical researcher and author and hear his thoughts behind his best-selling books regarding Alcatraz Island’s rich history.

George Devincenzi

September 6, 13, 20 and 27

A former correctional officer and author of “Murders on Alcatraz”. Hear him recount eight years of working with the most notorious and violent criminals that served time on Alcatraz Island.

Bill Baker

September 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 26 and 30

Author of “Alcatraz 1259.” Talk with the former inmate who reveals a true account of what life in prison was like.

Guest authors are scheduled during the Day Tours only.  Please note, schedule and appearances are subject to change at any time without notice.

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