How A Klan Lawyer and A Checkbook Journalist Helped James Earl Ray Cover up His Crime

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"This fast-paced history traces the escalating racial violence that led to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and then documents how Klan lawyer Arthur J. Hanes and checkbook journalist William Bradford Huie aided the evolution of James Earl Ray's bogus alibi"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Chicago, IL :, Chicago Review Press,, [2015]
ISBN: 9781613730706
Branch Call Number: 364.1524 MC
Characteristics: xvi, 320 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm


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Jan 13, 2016

This book was interesting, but I had hard time following it; it was hard to keep track of what was the story that Ray, Huie, etc. were trying to say versus what the actual truth was.

Feb 26, 2015

If you have no idea, or any questions, check out "Killing the Dream: James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. (1998)" Posner is great at busting through conspiracy theories and examining the actual facts of the case, which of course draws a lot of heat from folks who have a vested interest in promoting those conspiracy theories.

Feb 25, 2015

I have no idea whether Ray was the actual killer of Rev. King, but I certainly have questions about all these so-called journalists and so-called reporters who have never questioned where Ray got all his money from after he escaped from prison: for various courses he took, for his routine economic survival, for his new car, for his trips to Canada, Mexico and then Canada and London after the assassination?????


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