The Hurricane Tapes

By BBC World Service

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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.

Episode Date
Ep. 11. Joining the dots
2165
Names are named, alibis crumble, as we reveal the details of a never before seen investigation into the case #HurricaneTapes
Mar 18, 2019
Ep 10. Nineteen pages
2622
"Nobody wanted my findings to come out". An investigator’s alternative theory, ignored… until now. #HurricaneTapes
Mar 11, 2019
Ep 9. Take it to the judge
2614
"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
Mar 04, 2019
Ep 8. Boy wonder
1943
How Lazarus and a Canadian 'army' took Carter from deep despair to the brink of freedom. #HurricaneTapes
Feb 25, 2019
Ep 7. Racial revenge
2550
'You’re turning the trial into a racial nightmare.' The defence team are heading for big trouble at the second trial. #HurricaneTapes
Feb 18, 2019
Ep6. Muhammad Ali and Bob Dylan
1797
Rubin Carter becomes a cause célèbre. Star power to the rescue? #HurricaneTapes
Feb 11, 2019
Ep5. Chipmunk
1657
Secret recordings, recantations and Kojak. How a Chipmunk paved the path to freedom. #HurricaneTapes
Feb 04, 2019
Ep4. Bullets, Bello and Bradley
2207
Conspiracies, contradictions and convictions. The first trial of Rubin Carter and John Artis. #HurricaneTapes
Jan 28, 2019
Ep3. Thieves in the night
1830
“They were there! They were not playing jacks on the corner.” How petty criminal Al Bello became the prosecution’s star witness. #HurricaneTapes
Jan 21, 2019
Ep2. Murders at the Lafayette
2094
Four shot, three killed, two murderers on the run. What exactly happened on the night of the murders? #HurricaneTapes
Jan 14, 2019
Ep1. The making of Rubin Carter
2166
Racism, poverty and violence. Enter the world of Rubin Carter. #HurricaneTapes
Jan 14, 2019
The Preview
226
“I have something that I want to say to you” - Rubin Carter.
Dec 28, 2018