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An act of state : the execution of Martin Luther King

Author: William F Pepper
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Martin Luther King Jr was the powerful and eloquent champion of the poor and oppressed in US history. This title lays out the facts of the King story - of the groundswell of optimism engendered by  Read more...

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Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William F Pepper
ISBN: 9781844672851 1844672859
OCLC Number: 220014649
Notes: Previous edition: 2003.
Description: ix, 350 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. 1. The beginning--
2. The television trial of James Earl Ray --
3. The continuing investigation : Loyd Jowers's involvement --
4. New strands and connections --
5. Raul and the Grabows --
6. The conspiracy deepens --
7. New allies, revelations, and untimely deaths --
pt. 2. 8. The trial --
9. The aftermath and a post-trial summary --
10. A vision unto death and a truth beyond the grave --
11. The state's case : the how and the why of the assassination --
12. The United States Attorney General's report --
Epilogue --
Appendices --
Notes --
Index.
Other Titles: Execution of Martin Luther King
Responsibility: William F. Pepper.

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