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The journey of Lesra Martin

Author: Cheryl Foggo; Selwyn Jacob; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Montréal] : National Film Board of Canada, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : National government publication   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lesra Martin became a hero when he helped to bring justice to wrongfully imprisoned American boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. Delves into the personal story beneath the fame and brings together interviews with Lesra, his family and friends. Lesra reflects with humour and grace on the events that altered his life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Lesra Martin; Rubin Carter; Lesra Martin; Rubin Carter; Rubin Carter; Lesra Martin
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Foggo; Selwyn Jacob; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 83155885
Notes: Closed-captioned. CF. Container.
Credits: Editors: Lara Mazur, Don Paonessa.
Performer(s): No credits provided.
Description: 1 videocassette (45 min., 50 s) : sound, color ; 13 mm
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Kid from Brooklyn who helped free Rubin "Hurricane" Carter
Responsibility: directed and written by Cheryl Foggo ; producer: Selwyn Jacob.

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Lesra Martin became a hero when he helped to bring justice to wrongfully imprisoned American boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. Delves into the personal story beneath the fame and brings together interviews with Lesra, his family and friends. Lesra reflects with humour and grace on the events that altered his life.

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