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Roads to Memphis [videorecording] / produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari ; directed by Stephen Ives ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience
Alternate Title Subtitle on container: Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr
Alternate (uniform) Title American experience (Television program)
[Boston] : WGBH Educational Foundation : Distributed by PBS Distribution, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  E185.97.K5 R63 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Assassination
Ray, James Earl, 1928-1998
Subject(s) Race relations -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, NTSC, widescreen, region 1; 5.1 surround
Language Closed-captioned
Credits Editing, George O'Donnell ; music, Peter Rundquist ; cinematography, Rafael de la Uz ... [et al.]
Note Not rated
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
Note Special feature: bonus video: Writing American history, interview with Hampton Sides
Alternate Author Ives, Stephen
Ferrari, Michelle
Sides, Hampton
Insignia Films
PBS Distribution (Firm)
WGBH Educational Foundation

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