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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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A Conversation with Rebecca Skloot

 

Author Rebecca Skloot discusses "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," about a cell-tissue line unknowingly donated by a poor black woman, who died from cancer in 1951.

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A Conversation with Beverly Shelley


Host Pierre Kimsey talks with Beverly Shelley, the wife of the late J.P. Shelley, a contractor who was murdered by two Memphis teens while on site in October, 2013. Shelley has since begun working closely with JIFF (Juvenile Intervention and Faith-based Follow-up) and teen offenders, with hopes of turning their lives around. Pierre will also talk with JIFF Executive Director Richard Graham.

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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.

Watch the video online here.

A Conversation with Daniel Sieberg


Daniel Sieberg is a senior marketing manager at Google overseeing media outreach efforts and an official spokesperson.

He is also an Emmy-nominated and award-winning TV correspondent/host/author whose work across four continents has appeared on CBS News, CNN, ABC News (Nightline, GMA), MSNBC, BBC News, Bloomberg, Al Jazeera English, NPR, PBS, CNET, the Discovery Channel, Planet Green, Oprah.com, Details,The Dr. Oz Show, The Nate Berkus Show, and countless publications.

Daniel Sieberg talks to host Jeremy Park about his career in communications and the changes that technology has made. He also discusses his book about a “digital diet” and how technology is transforming our lives from relationships to business to identity. From swimming with sharks to a live demonstration of the latest gadgets to reporting in zero gravity, Sieberg has always been comfortable within a wide range of situations and beats from business to science to entertainment; telling compelling stories and resonating with an audience are what drive his many pursuits, and having a sense of humor doesn’t hurt either.


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A Conversation with Dr. John Smarrelli Jr.


Host Jeremy Park talks with Dr. John Smarrelli Jr., the 22nd President of Christian Brothers University and its first permanent lay president. They discuss his accomplishments like the programs in Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at CBU, and how Smarrelli has embraced the Memphis community focusing on economic development and social services. After 10 Years of Service, John Smarrelli will Leave the CBU Presidency in June 2019. Dr. Smarrelli discusses his plans after CBU to do something different, something that allows him a little more balance in life.

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