On April 4, 1968, James Earl Ray shot and killed Dr. Martin Luther King. This is the fateful narrative of the killer and his prey, set against the seething, turbulent forces in American society.
Dr. King's assassination shocked the country and triggered the largest, costliest, and most ambitious manhunt in American history.
Fifty years after Dr. King's assassination, two long-time Memphis residents talk about the city.
Hampton Sides discusses writing the book Hellhound on His Trail, a dramatic account of the search for James Earl Ray after he assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King.