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Ray Interview #250898

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 1977
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(Studio) James Earl Ray serving 99 year prison sentence in Tennessee for murder of Martin Luther King, Junior, was convicted by own plea of guilt. Later has said he's innocent.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [RAY - says he didn't fire shot that killed King and believes it can be proved by judicial proceedings.] Reporter asks if he'd testify to House Assassination Committee [RAY - says it would depend; cites conditions, noting leaks from (Frank) Church committee on assassinations.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) More of Rather's interview with Ray to be seen on network show, "Who's Who", tonight. Time noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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