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Roads to Memphis

Author: Stephen IvesAmanda PollakMichelle FerrariHampton SidesInsignia Films.All authors
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Educational Foundation, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic collision in Memphis in April of 1968. Explores the wildly disparate, yet fatefully entwined stories of Ray and King to create a complex, engaging, and thought-provoking portrait of America in that crisis-laden year.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; James Earl Ray; Martin Luther King, Jr.; James Earl Ray
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ives; Amanda Pollak; Michelle Ferrari; Hampton Sides; Insignia Films.; PBS Distribution (Firm); WGBH Educational Foundation.
OCLC Number: 725898520
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Also issued in DVD format.
Special feature: bonus video: Writing American history, interview with Hampton Sides.
Credits: Editing, George O'Donnell ; music, Peter Rundquist ; cinematography, Rafael de la Uz [and others].
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 video file (90 min.) : digital, sound, color
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: Windows Media Player or RealPlayer.
Other Titles: Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari ; directed by Stephen Ives ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience.

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Documents the story of assassin, James Earl Ray, his target, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the seething, turbulent forces in American society that led these two men to their violent and tragic collision in Memphis in April of 1968. Explores the wildly disparate, yet fatefully entwined stories of Ray and King to create a complex, engaging, and thought-provoking portrait of America in that crisis-laden year.

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