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.
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.
The search for James Earl Ray lasted more than two months and spanned five countries. Explore the images that tell the story.
The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King forever bound the two men in history.