A Ripple of Hope

About This Episode


Independent historical documentary, A Ripple of Hope, retells the events of April 4, 1968, the day that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside a Memphis hotel room. The film poignantly retraces the steps of Presidential Candidate Robert Kennedy as he absorbs the news of the killing, and responds with courage and compassion. With digitally restored news footage and original music by John Colby, A Ripple of Hope dramatically narrates the events of that tragic day 40 years ago through the eyes of those who were there.