Episode 24 – Prison Breaks

 

Prison Breaks are very popular in the movies and TV but they are just as insetting when it comes to real life.  This episode we are covering a bunch of cases of what we think are compelling prison breaks.  This episode we collaborate with a friend of the show beer podcast What The Hops from Buffalo New York.

Frank Freshwaters

This is the real life Shawshank Redemption case with a little bit of Florida Man thrown in.

Beer pairing for this story is Florida Cracker by Cigar City Brewing

Sources
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
WKYC

Sound Clip

Attica Correctional Facility

In 1971 a prison riot broke out and would go on for 4 days.

Sources
AG.NV.Gov
AG.NV.Gov
Democrat and Chronicale
News.wbfo.org
The Guardian
New Yorker
Attica (1974) director Cinda Firestone
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson (2016)

Alcatraz Prison Break

In 1962 a few inmates made a break from it in the inescapable prison.

Beer pairing for this story is Mischief from The Bruery.

Sources
Wikipeida
History
NY Post

The First Canadian Helicopter Prison Break

Kent Institution is the only Maximum Security  Federal Prison in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory and it turns out that it was a bit to easy to break out of back in 1990.

Beer pairing for this story is As If from Twin Sails Brewing

 

Sources
UPI
Vancouver Sun
National Post
O Canada
CSC.SCC.GC.CA
Wikipedia
Wikipedia

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