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House Assassinations Committee / King #255728

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 1978
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(Studio) House Assassinations Committee probe of possibility that James Earl Ray's mystery man in Martin Luther King, Junior, assassination, Raoul, may have been one or both of his brothers reported Testimony of Jerry Ray noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Committee beliefs about possibilities of Ray family conspiracy in King killing noted. [Committee staff cnsl. Mark SPEISER - says committee has incriminating information suggesting that Jerry Ray might have been involved in King assassination.] Theory that John and Jerry Ray are James Earl Ray's mystery man Raoul stated. [SPEISER - asks Jerry Ray if he is Raoul.] [RAY - denies it.] Other details of Ray's testimony given. [RAY - denies participation in robbing Illinois bank.] [MAN - questions Ray.] Jerry Ray's theory about conspiracy reported [RAY - knows James Earl Ray and that he wouldn't do anything for nothing, that someone has to pay him.] Upcoming testimony by John Ray mentioned. His arrest earlier in week in Saint Louis outlined; chgs. cited.

Cronkite, Walter;
McManus, Jim

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