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Orders to kill : the truth behind the murder of Martin Luther King

Author: William F Pepper
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of the author's eighteen year investigation -- the facts, the false leads, the threats, the players, the conspiracy, and the cover-up -- of the murder of King.
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Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; James Earl Ray; Martin Luther King
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William F Pepper
ISBN: 0786702532 9780786702534
OCLC Number: 33088830
Description: xxxi, 537 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Background to the assassination --
1. Vietnam : Spring 1966-Summer 1967 --
2. Death of the new politics : Summer 1967-Spring 1968 --
3. Memphis : the sanitation workers' strike, February 1968-March 1968 --
4. Enter Dr. King : March-April 3, 1968 --
pt. II. The assassination --
5. The assassination : April 4, 1968 --
6. Aftermath : April 15-18, 1968 --
7. Hunt, extradition, and plea : May 1968-March 10, 1969 --
pt. III. The initial investigation --
8. Reentry : late 1977-October 15, 1978 --
9. The visit : October 17, 1978 --
10. James Earl Ray's story : October 17, 1978 --
11. Pieces of the puzzle : 1978-1979 --
12. Brother Jerry on the stand : November 30, 1978 --
13. The HSCA report : January 1979 --
14. Following the footprints of conspiracy : January-September 1979 --
15. Disruption, relocation and continuation : 1978-1988 --
16. More leads, more loose ends : Spring-Summer 1989 --
17. James Earl Ray's legal representation reexamined --
pt. IV. The television trial of James Earl Ray --
18. Preparations for the television trial of James Earl Ray : November 1989-September 17, 1992 --
19. Pretrial investigation : September-October 1992 --
20. Corroboration and new evidence : November 1992 --
21. Making a case : December 1992 --
22. The trial approaches : January 1993 --
23. The eve of the trial : January 24, 1993 --
24. The trial : January 25-February 5, 1993 --
25. The verdict : February-July 1993 --
pt. V. The continuing investigation --
26. Loyd Jowers's' involvement : August-December, 1993 --
27. Breakthroughs : January-April 15, 1994 --
28. Setbacks and surprises : April 16-October 30, 1994 --
29. Raul : October 31, 1994-July 5, 1995 --
30. Orders to kill --
31. Chronology --
32. Conclusion.
Other Titles: Truth behind the murder of Martin Luther King
Responsibility: William F. Pepper.

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An account of the author's eighteen year investigation -- the facts, the false leads, the threats, the players, the conspiracy, and the cover-up -- of the murder of King.

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