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WATCH: Never-Before-Seen Video Of MLK Assassin

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 04.04.2013 | Black Voices

Almost exactly 45 years to the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, new video footage has surfaced of his killer, James Earl Ray. Th...

'Final Offer': Prison Escape Map Drawn By MLK Jr. Assassin

Posted 08.21.2012 | TV

James Earl Ray is most well known for the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a career criminal, and he participated in two prison breaks;...

Lawyers For MLK's Assassin Wrote About Conspiracy Plot

AP | By JOE EDWARDS | Posted 03.18.2012 | Crime

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- James Earl Ray doubted a jury would believe a defense proposal to blame the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on a ...

Martin Luther King's Killer: 'Hellhound On His Trail' Tells Story Of The Infamous James Earl Ray

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Author Hampton Sides wasn't sure about the guy who said he had an interesting archive all about the assassination of Martin Lut...

"American Experience: Roads To Memphis": A Detailed Look Behind the King Assassination

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Never before has the path of James Earl Ray and its convergence with Dr. Martin Luther King been so thoroughly examined as in the PBS documentary, "American Experience: Roads To Memphis."

Back on the Trail of the King Assassination

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Hampton Sides' Hellhound on His Trail makes it clear that James Earl Ray's overwhelming guilt doesn't negate the fact that the FBI waged a protracted and illegal secret war against Martin Luther King.

Stephen Colbert Author Interview: Hampton Sides On The Hunt For Martin Luther King's Killer (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Hampton Sides, the author of the new book "Hellhound on His Trail," spoke to Stephen Colbert last night about the hunt for James Earl Ray, the man who...

Was James Earl Ray Martin Luther King's Killer? Doubts Remain

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The BBC reports: Civil rights leader Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, 40 years ago on 4 April 1968. A year later, James Ear...