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Assassinations Committee / King #51867

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 27, 1978
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(Studio) House Assassinations Committee indications of evidence that there was conspiracy in murder of Martin Luther King, Junior, involving James Earl Ray and members of his family, reported Committee's continued examination of FBI investigation of murder noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Testimony of former aide to J. Edgar Hoover, Cartha DeLoach, about FBI failure to probe possible conspiracy among James Earl Ray and his bros. John and Jerry, detailed. [Committee cnsl. Robert BLAKEY - asks DeLoach if he would reconsider 1968 decision against conspiracy, if evidence of conspiracy was presented.] [DeLOACH - would be glad to reconsider in that situation.] Committee chairperson Louis Stokes' later statement about committee probe of FBI illegal propaganda campaign against King reported [STOKES - says United States agency, especially police agency, has never before apparently set out to destroy prominent citizen.] Upcoming testimony of John and Jerry Ray mentioned.

Hume, Brit;
Reynolds, Frank

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