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Martin Luther King : Death In Memphis

Author: Infobase,; Film Ideas (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Film Ideas, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2010] 2019. ©2010
Series: Political assassination.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In April, 1968, Rev. Martin Luther King was at the height of his public popularity. But J. Edgar Hoover, the head of the FBI, had an obsessional hatred of King and was determined to silence him. On April 4th, King was assassinated with one perfect shot. Clearly James Earl Ray fired that shot but was he just the fall-guy? Despite disturbing evidence, the case has never been reopened.
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Genre/Form: History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; Film Ideas (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1110715972
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Film Ideas, 2010.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 15, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (43 min., 39 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Introduction—Martin Luther King: Death In Memphis (2:01); M.L.K.'s Assassination (5:00); M.L.K.'s Leadership (6:20); FBI Surveillance (4:04); President Johnson & Hoover (4:31); Passive vs. Violent Resistance (5:38); James Earl Ray (9:07); Mafia Conspiracy? (3:19); King's Legacy (2:15); Credits: Martin Luther King: Death In Memphis (0:43);
Series Title: Political assassination.
Responsibility: Film Ideas.

Abstract:

In April, 1968, Rev. Martin Luther King was at the height of his public popularity. But J. Edgar Hoover, the head of the FBI, had an obsessional hatred of King and was determined to silence him. On April 4th, King was assassinated with one perfect shot. Clearly James Earl Ray fired that shot but was he just the fall-guy? Despite disturbing evidence, the case has never been reopened.

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