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 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
Apr 01, 2019
Ep 12. Stinkin’ New Jersey
John Artis on who he blames and Jonny Carter reveals who he thinks did it #hurricanetapes
Mar 25, 2019
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
Mar 18, 2019
Ep 10. Nineteen pages
"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
"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
How Lazarus and a Canadian 'army' took Carter from deep despair to the brink of freedom. #HurricaneTapes
Feb 25, 2019
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
Feb 18, 2019
Ep6. Muhammad Ali and Bob Dylan
Rubin Carter becomes a cause célèbre. Star power to the rescue? #HurricaneTapes
Feb 11, 2019
Ep5. Chipmunk
Secret recordings, recantations and Kojak. How a Chipmunk paved the path to freedom. #HurricaneTapes
Feb 04, 2019
Ep4. Bullets, Bello and Bradley
Conspiracies, contradictions and convictions. The first trial of Rubin Carter and John Artis. #HurricaneTapes
Jan 28, 2019
Ep3. Thieves in the night
“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
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
Racism, poverty and violence. Enter the world of Rubin Carter. #HurricaneTapes
Jan 14, 2019
The Preview
“I have something that I want to say to you” - Rubin Carter.
Dec 28, 2018