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Carter Conviction / Follow-Up #301176

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 07, 1985
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(Studio) 1967 murder conviction of boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter recalled; his supporters remembered include Muhammad Ali and Bob Dylan.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Carter's probable release soon after judge ruled his conviction was based on racial prejudice reported; background events reviewed in detail. [Defense attorney Mynon BELDOCK - feels case was wrong from the beginning.] Judge's order quoted on screen. Carter's friend John Artis recalled convicted with him. [September 1974, CARTER - claims innocence.] [ARTIS - agrees.] Bob Dylan's song "Hurricane" played.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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