San Quentin

San Quentin

(săn kwĕn`tən), peninsula extending into San Francisco Bay, W Calif., N of San Francisco. The state prison there was begun in 1852. San Quentin is the western terminus of the Richmond–San Rafael Bridge.
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San Quentin

famous western California prison (established in 1852); the subject of many songs. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2419]
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It was about this time that the newspapers were full of the daring escape of a convict from San Quentin prison.
Others were wearing the stripes in San Quentin or Folsom.
Look at Frisco, the labor leaders doin' dirtier polities than the old parties, pawin' an' squabblin' over graft, an' goin' to San Quentin, while--what are the Frisco carpenters doin'?
He's served eight of it already in San Quentin. And he'll go on serving it till he croaks.
The unfortunate Gluck received life imprisonment in San Quentin, while the newspapers and the public held that it was a miscarriage of justice--that the death penalty should have been visited upon him.
Gluck entered San Quentin prison on April 17, 1929.
Award-winning front man Clive John will be performing a tribute to the legendary San Quentin State Prison recordings, which turned 50 in February.
Kevin Cooper is being held at California's San Quentin State Prison having been sentenced to death in 1983.
[USA], Jun 1 (ANI): Continuing her efforts to improve the criminal justice system, Kim Kardashian West on Thursday went to San Quentin State prison to meet an inmate on death row.
(https://www.biography.com/personality/kim-kardashian) Kim Kardashian spent two hours in the San Quentin State Prison, one of the most notorious in the United States.
From Utility to Significance: Exploring Ecological Connection, Ethics and Personal Transformation through a Gardening and Environmental Literacy Program within San Quentin State Prison 2014.

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