RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 319854838 LA English T1 The witness from the balcony of room 306 A1 Kyles, Samuel Billy., Pertofsky, Adam., Yedlin, Steve., Bleakley, Sarah., Brodie, David., Rock Paper Scissors (Firm), National Civil Rights Museum., PB Rock Paper Scissors : Distributed by National Civil Rights Museum. PP Memphis TN YR 2009 AB The film chronicles the final days and hours of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as told through the eyes of his contemporary, Reverend Samuel Billy Kyles, who stood on the balcony with Dr. King when he was slain that fateful day at the Lorraine Motel in 1968. It follows Dr. King's efforts to gain community support for the striking sanitation workers in 1968 and the famous marches through Memphis. It contains stirring details about conversations with Dr. King moments before his passing. The 32-minute documentary short includes exclusive, never before seen commentary and interviews with Reverend Samuel Billy Kyles, Dr. Benjamin Hooks, Civil Rights Leader and former Executive Director of the NAACP, Mrs. Maxine Smith, Executive Secretary, NAACP Memphis Branch and Taylor Rodgers, one of the original sanitation workers who marched alongside King and Kyles, among others.