On April 4, 1968, James Earl Ray shot and killed Dr. Martin Luther King. This is the fateful narrative of the killer and his prey, set against the seething, turbulent forces in American society.
The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King forever bound the two men in history.
Clayborne Carson discusses King's relationship to the Bible, his opinion of Marx, and the science fiction novel that helped shape his activism.
The murder, the manhunt, and the decades-long investigation — a timeline of events related to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.