Rubin Carter
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Rubin Carter

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was a middleweight boxer who was wrongfully convicted of murder and later released from prison following a petition of habeas corpus after spending almost 20 years in prison. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Rubin Carter has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum as a Boxer. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 2,930 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2004 - Present Founder and CEO, Innocence International Videos: 1 c. March 13, 1999 - Present Boxer Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • After Words with Rubin Carter

    After Words with Rubin Carter

    Rubin “Hurricane” Carter talked about his wrongful conviction, the twenty years he spent in prison, and his work for the…

  • <em>Hurricane</em>


    Mr. Carter and Mr. Hirsch talked about their book Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter, published by Houghton…

  • Death Penalty and Rights to Counsel

    Death Penalty and Rights to Counsel

    Panelists talked about death penalty appeals noting that indigent petitioners often lacked adequate representation. They…

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