The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968, shocked the nation and forever tied together two men who, as anchorman Dan Rather puts it, “shouldn’t be mentioned in the same breath.”
Who is this? Our team turned to Facebook, then headed to Memphis to find out.
Dr. King's assassination shocked the country and triggered the largest, costliest, and most ambitious manhunt in American history.
Clayborne Carson discusses King's relationship to the Bible, his opinion of Marx, and the science fiction novel that helped shape his activism.