april, 2018

3apr5:30 pm- 1:00 am"A Ripple of Hope" Screening and Reception5:30 pm Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History CenterPresented by: Kennedy King Memorial Initiative, Anderson University, Heartland Film, and Indiana Historical Society

Event Details

The acclaimed documentary by filmmaker Don Boggs sheds light on the fateful night of April 4, 1968 in Indianapolis. Presented by Kennedy King Memorial Initiative, Anderson University, Heartland Film, and Indiana Historical Society.

On April 4, 1968, the day Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, Robert Kennedy was in the midst of a presidential campaign that was attempting to bridge the racial and economic divisions. As word of the assassination spread, riots and fires erupted in cities across the nation. Though urged to cancel a rally before a mixed crowd in the inner city of Indianapolis, Robert Kennedy refused. The threat of violence was very real. But the few, simple words he spoke that night are credited with creating a sense of calm that averted violence during chaotic days following Dr. King’s death.

Event Schedule:
5:30 p.m. - Reception ($25/per person)
7 p.m. - Screening of "A Ripple of Hope" (FREE)
8 p.m. - Panel Discussion (FREE)
Panelists include: Don Boggs (filmmaker/moderator), Kerry Kennedy (daughter of RFK), David Margolick, Frank Thomas and Ray Boomhower.

Time

(Tuesday) 5:30 pm

Location

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

450 W. Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Presented by

Kennedy King Memorial Initiative, Anderson University, Heartland Film, and Indiana Historical Society

Ticket Price

$25 for reception, Film Screening + Panel (FREE)

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