Martin Luther King Jr. Investigation

Guests: Joshua Levs Reporter with Member Station WABE in Atlanta who's been covering this issue for NPR since 1996 Gerald Posner Author, Killing the Dream: James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr . [Random House, 1998] other guests TBA The Justice Department will conduct a limited review into the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Attorney General Janet Reno ordered an inquiry into long-standing allegations that the late James Earl Ray, the convicted killer of the civil rights leader, did not act alone. Earlier this year, the King family requested the appointment of a federal commission with greater authority to look into the charges. Join Melinda Penkava and guests for a discussion of the investigation and whether it will answer long- sought questions.

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