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'Hurricane': For Bob Dylan, Rubin Carter fight was personal

New York Daily News - 20 Apr 2014
Dylan took up the cause of Rubin (Hurricane) Carter, playing the song constantly during his Rolling Thunder tour in 1975. But it was almost a decade before Federal Judge H. Lee Sarokin finally set Carter free — making almost the same argument as Dylan.
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“Girl from the North Country” Brings Bob Dylan to the Stage

The New Yorker - 08 Oct 2018
Listen to “Hurricane,” one of my favorites. The song tells the mostly true story of the black boxer Rubin Carter, who was imprisoned after being wrongfully convicted of a triple murder. Dylan's storytelling is clear and precise; each verse wraps ...
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The Jokerman cometh

Idaho State Journal - 11 Oct 2018
One tenant of the boardinghouse is a black boxer who suffers from racism and sings Dylan's “Hurricane” about the boxer, Rubin “The HurricaneCarter, wrongly convicted of robbery and murder. (He was later exonerated after two trials.) Carter was born ...
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Atticus Finch did not believe 'survivor'

WND.com - 03 Oct 2018
It is hard to say exactly when the left shifted from insisting that the obviously guilty were innocent – Sacco, Vanzetti, Hiss, the Rosenbergs, Peltier, Hurricane Carter, Mumia – to insisting that the obviously innocent were guilty. This was a dark ...
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Top seeds keep winning at Pro Open

Stockton Record - 05 Oct 2018
Sixth-seed Noah Rubin (6) advanced to the quarterfinals in singles, beating William Blumberg 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 in a battle of players from the United States. Rubin battled through three ...
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Conor McPherson, Bringing Dylan Back Home

American Theatre - 01 Oct 2018
Yeah, I'm one of those guys—we're almost always guys—who can quote Bob Dylan lyrics like some people quote Scripture, who has a favorite underrated Dylan album (Street-Legal) and deep cut (“Dark Eyes”), who didn't even see fit to engage with the ...
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Trump goes rogue on Kavanaugh

Washington Post - 21 Sep 2018
On Wednesday, I wondered how long Kellyanne Conway could muzzle her boss from saying something that would damage the confirmation of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court specifically, and Republican fortunes with suburban women in the ...
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How 111 American soccer players abroad fared this weekend

Washington Post - 30 Sep 2018
Swansea City defender Cameron Carter-Vickers (age 20), on loan from Tottenham Hotspur: in the 18 but did not play in 3-0 victory over QPR. Queens Park Rangers defender Geoff Cameron: played 90. Queens Park Rangers defender Giles Phillips (age 20): ...
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Trump's daddy and sugar daddy

Washington Post - 10 Oct 2018
Largely lost in the long shadow of the Kavanaugh proceedings was the recent New York Times investigation into Donald Trump's business record, documenting his family finances since he was a toddler. Among many revelations, including evidence of tax ...
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The New American Songbook

Slate Magazine - 18 Oct 2018
What makes a song last? The history of popular music tells us that many masterpieces of songcraft—and even the most world-conquering smashes—are quickly forgotten. Meanwhile, many earworms burrow deep into the collective consciousness, where they ...
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Rubin Carter Biography

Biography - 01 May 2012
Rubin Carter was born on May 6, 1937, in Clifton, New Jersey. In 1966, at the height of his boxing career, Carter was twice wrongfully convicted of a triple murder and imprisoned for nearly two decades. During the mid-1970s, his case became a cause ...

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