Table of contents for Alcatraz, America's Devil's Island : the gangster years / David A. Ward ; with Gene G. Kassebaum.

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Contents
Preface	000
Introduction: Reconstructing the Life of a Prison 	000
Part I. Alcatraz from 1934 to 1948
1. The Federal Government's War on Public Enemies	000
2. A New Form of Imprisonment	000
3. Selecting the "Worst of the Worst"	000
4. The "Program" 	000
5. Organized Resistance: A Regime Tested	000
6. Finding a Hole in the Rock: The First Escape Attempts 	000
7. Alcatraz on Trial 	000
8. The War Years 	000
9. The Battle of Alcatraz 	000
Part II. Life on the Rock For Resisters and Public Enemies
10. Resistance and Adaptation	000
11. Outlaws among Outlaws: Individual Resisters	000
12. Celebrity Prisoners	000
Part III. Alcatraz as an Experiment in Penal Policy
13. Return to the Free World	000
14. Lessons from Alcatraz for "Supermax" Prisons	000
Epilogue	000
Bibliographic Commentary	000
Acknowledgements	000
About the Authors 	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California.
Prisons -- California -- Alcatraz Island -- History.
Alcatraz Island (Calif.) -- History.