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James Earl Ray – Rifle, Wife & Death – Biography

James Earl Ray was born in Alton, Illinois, on March 10, 1928. A confirmed racist and small-time criminal, Ray began plotting the assassination of revered civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr

Born: Mar 10, 1928

James Earl Ray | Facts, Assassination of Martin Luther

On April 23, 1967, in the same month King gave his speech at Riverside Church, the man who would become his assassin, James Earl Ray, escaped from the maximum-security Missouri State Penitentiary by hiding beneath the false bottom of a prison bakery… In June 1977 Ray …

Why James Earl Ray Killed Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968

James Earl Ray, a career criminal who had briefly served in the U.S. Army, shot the advocate of non-violent resistance. Ray was spotted at the scene and, almost immediately after the killing, his

Why Martin Luther King’s Family Believes James Earl Ray

For nearly 50 years, the federal government has maintained that James Earl Ray was the gunman who assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., that day.

Who killed Martin Luther King Jr.? Was James Earl Ray

His family believes James Earl Ray was framed. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stands with other civil rights leaders on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on April 3, 1968, the day

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Interview with James Earl Ray: Part One (1977) – YouTube

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Nov 27, 2009 · Assassin of Martin Luther King, Part One. He goes missing, his wife marries his best friend (who also wrote his life insurance policy) – Duration: 25:59. True Crime Daily 8,061,976 views

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James Earl Ray Dead At 70 – CBS News

Aug 25, 2000 · James Earl Ray, the petty criminal who confessed to assassinating Martin Luther King Jr., then recanted and spent decades seeking a trial, died …

CNN – James Earl Ray, convicted King assassin, dies

Apr 23, 1998 · “The truth will ultimately exonerate James Earl Ray,” Peppper said. The King family said it was “deeply saddened” by Ray’s death. “This is a tragedy not only for Mr. Ray, but also for the entire

James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King Jr Shooter: 5 Fast

Ray Died in Prison in 1998. When Ray was convicted in the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., …