WorldCat Identities

Kyles, Samuel Billy

Overview
Works: 14 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 364 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Conference proceedings  Music 
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 364.1524
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Samuel Billy Kyles
The witness from the balcony of room 306 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film chronicles the final days and hours of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as told through the eyes of his contemporary, Reverend Samuel Billy Kyles, who stood on the balcony with Dr. King when he was slain that fateful day at the Lorraine Motel in 1968. It follows Dr. King's efforts to gain community support for the striking sanitation workers in 1968 and the famous marches through Memphis. It contains stirring details about conversations with Dr. King moments before his passing. The 32-minute documentary short includes exclusive, never before seen commentary and interviews with Reverend Samuel Billy Kyles, Dr. Benjamin Hooks, Civil Rights Leader and former Executive Director of the NAACP, Mrs. Maxine Smith, Executive Secretary, NAACP Memphis Branch and Taylor Rodgers, one of the original sanitation workers who marched alongside King and Kyles, among others
Memphis dreams Searching for the promised land ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated in 1968 Memphis--like Dallas in 1963--became a symbol of hope extinguished. This program examines the Civil Rights Movement and the last few years of Martin Luther King's life with emphasis on the sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee and the killing of America's greatest civil rights leader, its impact on Afro-Americans and the nation
Memphis dreams Innocence and rebellion ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elvis: Iconoclastic phenomenon, inciting hysteria in teenagers and indignation in parents. On his way to the top he combined the R & B of the Mississippi delta with rocka-billy and tapped into the turbulent forces of youth, sexuality, class, and race, transforming American culture. This program documents the astounding career of Elvis Presley, from his first hits with Sun Records to his final days at Graceland. In the words of John Lennon, "Before Elvis there was nothing."
Death in Memphis the mysterious assassination of Martin Luther King ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 as well as his career. It examines the possibility that James Earl Ray was not the only shooter or totally innocent of the crime. It looks at the FBI's surveillance of Dr. King and J. Edgar Hoover's feelings about him
The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The FBI and the CIA once called Martin Luther King, Jr. the most dangerous man in the U.S. William Sullivan, assistant director of the FBI, once urged Dr. King to kill himself for the good of the country in a document recently declassified. This documentary examines the government's involvement in harassment of Dr. King. Uses a variety of recently declassified information--including private conversations taped at the Johnson White House--to re-examine the counter-intelligence programs that preceded the assassination. Also investigates the conviction of James Earl Ray, who has never been placed at the scene of the crime by any credible witnesses. Includes new interviews with Rev. James Lawson, who invited Dr. King to Memphis; Wayne Chastain, who was the first reporter to interview James Earl Ray; Athan Theoharis, who received access to declassified FBI files; and Rev. Samuel Billy Kyles, who spent the last hour with Dr. King
White House Conference on Hate Crimes by White House Conference on Hate Crimes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speakers and panelists discuss the problem of hate crimes in the United States. President Clinton speaks about some of the things the national government has begun to do to battle hate crimes. Each of the panelists describes experiences with hate crimes and how they think hate crimes should be handled
The century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The video Innocence and rebellion documents the career of Elvis Presley, from his first hits with Sun Records to his final days at Graceland. The video Searching for the promised land examines the Civil Rights Movement and the last few years of Martin Luther King's life with emphasis on the sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee, the killing of the civil rights leader and its impact the nation
The civil rights movement in the South [Memphis, Tenn.] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Civil rights activist Rev. Kyles spoke about the civil rights movement in the United States. He was close to Dr. Martin Luther King and was with him the day Dr. King was assassinated; he was also coordinator of Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign. He talked about integration of public schools and the "power of one" and the differences one individual can make. Followed by audience questions
A salute to freedom Cut Time players & Rev. Billy Kyles by CutTime Players (Musical group) ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
22nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday Breakfast, Monday, January 15, 2007 by Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday Breakfast ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Speeches and performances to honor Martin Luther King, Jr
Webcast honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day ( )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Webcast videorecording of Northwestern University's commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2002 featuring speeches and musical performances
[Channel One news. the final speech in Memphis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Channel One news is a educational news program directed at elementary and high school students. This program includes footage of striking sanitation workers, city council meetings, confrontations between police and strikers, protest marchers, and excerpts from Martin Luther King's final speech
Daisy Bates honorary banquet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kyles, Billy
Kyles, Samuel B. (Samuel Billy)
Languages
English (26)