ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 13, 1977
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(Studio) Howard K. Smith discusses James Earl Ray's prison escape.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(DC) Americans should be thankful Ray back in jail safely; if he had died, race relations could be hurt. Conspiracy theories popular when great men killed. Some still think president Abraham Lincoln and president Harding victims of conspiracies. Kennedy and King theories of conspiracy live and thrive. Ray case troublesome; details. New thorough investigation of King assassination needed right away.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
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