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(Studio) Attorney General Edward Levi orders review of FBI's investigation of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) April 4, 1968, photos show King assassination. James Earl Ray arrested. Because he pleaded guilty, details of FBI investigation never made public. April `73 film shows Ray. Ray's attys. say Justice Department resists disclosing evidence it has against Ray. Ray asks for trial now. [Ray attorney James LESAR - says fact that FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover indirectly caused King to change hotels to 1 where he was murdered, might hamper open investigation by FBI.] Levi to decide if case will be reopened.
REPORTER: Fred Graham
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Graham, Fred
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