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The Hurricane Tapes

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The Hurricane Tapes
The Hurricane Tapes

The Hurricane Tapes

BBC World Service

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498
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A triple murder. 40 hours of tape recordings. Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter. Bob Dylan wrote a song about him. Hollywood made a movie. This is the full story.

Latest Episodes

Ep 13. Black Angel

"I know who doesn’t belong in prison. I am an angel. The Black Angel" Plus a final account of Carter from someone who has never told her truth about her father #HurricaneTapes

53 MINAPR 1
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Ep 13. Black Angel

Ep 12. Stinkin’ New Jersey

John Artis on who he blames and Jonny Carter reveals who he thinks did it #hurricanetapes

39 MINMAR 25
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Ep 12. Stinkin’ New Jersey

Ep 11. Joining the dots

Names are named, alibis crumble, as we reveal the details of a never before seen investigation into the case #HurricaneTapes

36 MINMAR 18
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Ep 11. Joining the dots

Ep 10. Nineteen pages

"Nobody wanted my findings to come out". An investigator’s alternative theory, ignored… until now. #HurricaneTapes

43 MINMAR 11
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Ep 10. Nineteen pages

Ep 9. Take it to the judge

"Racism rather than reason." Judge Sarokin, the man who had the final say in the State of New Jersey v Rubin Carter and John Artis. #HurricaneTapes

43 MINMAR 4
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Ep 9. Take it to the judge

Ep 8. Boy wonder

How Lazarus and a Canadian 'army' took Carter from deep despair to the brink of freedom. #HurricaneTapes

32 MINFEB 25
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Ep 8. Boy wonder

Ep 7. Racial revenge

'You’re turning the trial into a racial nightmare.' The defence team are heading for big trouble at the second trial. #HurricaneTapes

42 MINFEB 18
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Ep 7. Racial revenge

Ep6. Muhammad Ali and Bob Dylan

Rubin Carter becomes a cause célèbre. Star power to the rescue? #HurricaneTapes

29 MINFEB 11
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Ep6. Muhammad Ali and Bob Dylan

Ep5. Chipmunk

Secret recordings, recantations and Kojak. How a Chipmunk paved the path to freedom. #HurricaneTapes

27 MINFEB 4
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Ep5. Chipmunk

Ep4. Bullets, Bello and Bradley

Conspiracies, contradictions and convictions. The first trial of Rubin Carter and John Artis. #HurricaneTapes

36 MINJAN 28
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Ep4. Bullets, Bello and Bradley

Latest Episodes

Ep 13. Black Angel

"I know who doesn’t belong in prison. I am an angel. The Black Angel" Plus a final account of Carter from someone who has never told her truth about her father #HurricaneTapes

53 MINAPR 1
Comments
Ep 13. Black Angel

Ep 12. Stinkin’ New Jersey

John Artis on who he blames and Jonny Carter reveals who he thinks did it #hurricanetapes

39 MINMAR 25
Comments
Ep 12. Stinkin’ New Jersey

Ep 11. Joining the dots

Names are named, alibis crumble, as we reveal the details of a never before seen investigation into the case #HurricaneTapes

36 MINMAR 18
Comments
Ep 11. Joining the dots

Ep 10. Nineteen pages

"Nobody wanted my findings to come out". An investigator’s alternative theory, ignored… until now. #HurricaneTapes

43 MINMAR 11
Comments
Ep 10. Nineteen pages

Ep 9. Take it to the judge

"Racism rather than reason." Judge Sarokin, the man who had the final say in the State of New Jersey v Rubin Carter and John Artis. #HurricaneTapes

43 MINMAR 4
Comments
Ep 9. Take it to the judge

Ep 8. Boy wonder

How Lazarus and a Canadian 'army' took Carter from deep despair to the brink of freedom. #HurricaneTapes

32 MINFEB 25
Comments
Ep 8. Boy wonder

Ep 7. Racial revenge

'You’re turning the trial into a racial nightmare.' The defence team are heading for big trouble at the second trial. #HurricaneTapes

42 MINFEB 18
Comments
Ep 7. Racial revenge

Ep6. Muhammad Ali and Bob Dylan

Rubin Carter becomes a cause célèbre. Star power to the rescue? #HurricaneTapes

29 MINFEB 11
Comments
Ep6. Muhammad Ali and Bob Dylan

Ep5. Chipmunk

Secret recordings, recantations and Kojak. How a Chipmunk paved the path to freedom. #HurricaneTapes

27 MINFEB 4
Comments
Ep5. Chipmunk

Ep4. Bullets, Bello and Bradley

Conspiracies, contradictions and convictions. The first trial of Rubin Carter and John Artis. #HurricaneTapes

36 MINJAN 28
Comments
Ep4. Bullets, Bello and Bradley

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