Hellhound on His Trail

Hampton Sides recounts the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and profiles his assassin, James Earl Ray. The author details Ray’s… read more

Hampton Sides recounts the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and profiles his assassin, James Earl Ray. The author details Ray’s escape from the Missouri State Penitentiary in 1967, his travels throughout the South, Mexico, and Los Angeles under the assumed name Eric Galt, and his assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Lorraine Hotel in Memphis on April 4, 1968. Following the assassination the FBI conducted a sixty-five day manhunt. Hampton Sides presented his book at the Free Library of Philadelphia. close

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Hellhound on His Trail

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Program ID:
293954-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jun 12, 2010 | 8:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 16, 2012 | 6:04am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 12, 2010 | 8:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2010 | 7:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 21, 2010 | 3:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 02, 2011 | 9:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 03, 2011 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2011 | 5:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 15, 2012 | 5:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 2012 | 6:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
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