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Humankind: Rubin Carter's Hurricane

From: David Freudberg
Length: 59:00

Memorialized in a Bob Dylan song and an Academy Award nominated Denzel Washington film, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was a successful prize fighter, who was falsely accused of murder. After nearly two decades in prison, Carter was exonerated by a federal judge (also heard in our documentary) in a ruling later affirmed by the US Supreme Court. Now in his 70s and an outspoken advocate for others wrongly convicted, Carter recently published a spiritual memoir on how he emerged not only from physical incarceration, but from the emotional prison of hatred and bitterness. Read the full description.

166_rubin_carter_small Memorialized in a Bob Dylan song and an Academy Award nominated Denzel Washington film, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was a successful prize fighter, who was falsely accused of murder. After nearly two decades in prison, Carter was exonerated by a federal judge (also heard in our documentary) in a ruling later affirmed by the US Supreme Court. Now in his 70s and an outspoken advocate for others wrongly convicted, Carter recently published a spiritual memoir on how he emerged not only from physical incarceration, but from the emotional prison of hatred and bitterness.

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Memorialized in a Bob Dylan song and an Academy Award nominated Denzel Washington film, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was a successful prize fighter, who was falsely accused of murder. After nearly two decades in prison, Carter was exonerated by a federal judge (also heard in our documentary) in a ruling later affirmed by the US Supreme Court. Now in his 70s and an outspoken advocate for others wrongly convicted, Carter recently published a spiritual memoir on how he emerged not only from physical incarceration, but from the emotional prison of hatred and bitterness.

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Amazing

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Rubin Carter's Hurricane

Great broadcast

Timing and Cues

FORMAT DETAILS:
Each Humankind episode consists of two 29:00 segments that can be aired as stand-alone programs or as a full-hour broadcast (with midpoint billboard included).

The Incue for each segment is: "Humankind is produced..."
The Outcue for each segment is: "The Executive Producer is David Freudberg. This is Humankind."

***For stations preferring FULL-HOUR programs:
The end of the first segment is followed at 29:00 with a billboard for the second half-hour, concluding with the phrase, "when Humankind continues in a moment." This is followed immediately by a :30 music bed for local ID, etc. The bed begins at 29:30. Second half of the program begins at 30:00 and concludes at 59:00 with: "The Executive Producer is David Freudberg. This is Humankind."

***For stations preferring HALF-HOUR programs:
Stations are entitled to air either or both half-hours. The first half-hour runs 29:00 and concludes with: "The Executive Producer is David Freudberg. This is Humankind." Next is a 1-minute billboard of which the last thirty seconds are a music bed for local ID. This is followed by the second half-hour segment of Humankind, also running 29:00 and concluding with: "The Executive Producer is David Freudberg. This is Humankind."

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