PRISONS: The Rock Holds

"I'm a changed man. You won't have any trouble from me," said affable Bank Robber Theodore (Teddy) Green, 41, to Federal Prisons Director James Bennett, after an unsuccessful 1955 breakout attempt from a Massachusetts penitentiary* had led to his transfer to Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay. Last week a report sent by Bennett to Attorney General Herbert Brownell showed that Green has not changed at all: he had been caught organizing a major escape from The Rock. In the prison's history there have been only eleven major escape attempts, none successful.

Alcatraz screws, tipped off, found that Green...

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