Hampton Sides  

The author of Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin is Memphis-born journalist Hampton Sides. In this half-hour conversation, Sides talks about Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy for Memphians and all Americans, the surprising facts he learned while researching his 2010 critically-acclaimed book, and the process of working with PBS's American Experience during the production of Roads to Memphis, which was based in part on his book.

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WKNO's Pierre Kimsey interviews Rebecca Skloot, science journalist and contributing editor at Popular Science magazine. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, her debut book, uncovers the heretofore unknown story of the woman whose cancerous cells were cultivated, without her family's consent or knowledge, into the first "immortal" human cell culture and helped provide some of the major advances in 20th century medicine.

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