By Amy Silverman
By Olivia LaVecchia
By Monica Alonzo and Stephen Lemons
By Chris Parker
By Michael Lacey
By Weston Phippen
Hurricane Carter, the fighter, was in a prison nearby, serving a term for murder.
Algren spent his dying days going back and forth to the prison interviewing Carter. He hoped to write a book that could prove Carter's innocence in the shooting of a tavern owner during a holdup.
The book was finally published, but it didn't sell well. There was no television miniseries.
Algren's dead now. Carter's still in prison.
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