The Real Story Behind The Great Escape From Alcatraz
1. Contact From John Anglin
It was a workday like any other the day that the San Francisco Police Department received one of its most shocking letters ever. The letter read “My name is John Anglin. I escaped from Alcatraz in June 1962 with my brother Clarence and Frank Morris.”
The case of the escape from Alcatraz is one of the most notorious unsolved mysteries in American history. Officials at the time said that all three of the men died in the icy waters the night of the escape. But was that all a lie? Was this letter the real deal? Was there an ulterior motive for it all?