T.R.M. Howard was a mentor to many better-known civil rights leaders of the 1950's and 1960's. Medgar Evers, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King were all influenced and helped by Howard, who was a Renaissance man. A doctor, entrepreneur, big game hunter and civil rights leader, Howard was a champion for rights of black Americans in the southern United States, risking his life to protect the rights of others. Howard's life story is told by David Beito and his wife Linda Royster Beito. David Beito is interviewed on the Jim Bohannon radio show.