A Conversation with Al Bell
Legendary music executive, music producer, and songwriter Al Bell, an Arkansas native, joined Stax Records as its head of promotions in the 1960s and became one of the label's co-owners in 1969, helping to create the funky recordings that defined "the Memphis sound" worldwide and, at its height, made the label the 2nd biggest African-American-owned business in the US. Since 2009, Over the years Bell has received numerous awards including the more recent recognition with his Induction into the Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame in Clarksdale, Mississippi, June 6, 2015, Inducted into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame, February 13, 2015, and Induction into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame, 2014.

 
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A Conversation with
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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