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Atlanta Penitentiary
November 13, 1987 Marialitos in the Atlanta Penitentiary riot and seize control of the prison following a repatriation agreement between the U. S. and Cuba.
  Atlanta Penitentiary
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
November 24, 1987 11 days of rioting at Atlanta Penitentiary end. Cuban Marialitos begin negotiations to surrender
  Atlanta Penitentiary


Name: Atlanta Federal Penitentiary
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
Year opened: 1902
Approx. Inmate population: 2,500

Eugene V. Debs
Bernie Maddof (Moved to North Carolina in July, 2010).
John Gotti (Gambino Crime Family Boss)
Al Capone
Roy Gardner (last famous train robber of the western frontier)




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