Hampton Sides | Hellhound On His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the International Hunt for His Assassin

Recorded May 18, 2010
Direct Download: 20100518-hampton.mp3

Hampton Sides is an acclaimed bestselling author and a National Magazine Award nominated journalist.  He won the PEN USA Award for nonfiction and the 2002 Discover Award from Barnes and Noble for Ghost Soldiers, a historical narrative following the rescue of WWII Bataan Death March survivors that was later adapted into the Miramax feature film The Great Raid. His next book, Blood and Thunder, was adapted into an episode of the Public Broadcasting Service's American Experience series. Hellhound On His Trail, is a taut and thrilling account of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the 65 day manhunt for his killer, the longest in American history.


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