Remembering a prizefighter who fought for freedom

Aired: 4/21/2014 | 0:06:30 | Clip
In the early 1960s Rubin Carter earned the nickname "Hurricane" as a middleweight boxer who knocked out 19 opponents. But in 1967 an all-white jury convicted him of a triple murder. A symbol of racial injustice who inspired a Bob Dylan song and a Hollywood movie, Carter was freed after almost two decades in prison and became an activist. Jeffrey Brown talks to Selwyn Raab of The New York Times.

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