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“The Rock”, the oft-used vernacular phrase used to describe Alcatraz, is perhaps one of the Bay Area’s most dramatic landscapes, and certainly it’s best known island. Over the past several hundred years, it has served at times as a place for protest by Native Americans and a place of incarceration for some of America’s most hardened (and colorful) criminals. The National Park Service recently...