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House Assassinations Committee / King #52059

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 09, 1978
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(Studio) House Assassinations Committee's resumption of hearings into death of Martin Luther King, Junior reported Testimony of former London detective, who guarded James Earl Ray after Ray's arrest in London, noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Testimony to committee by former Scotland Yard detective Alexander Anthony Eist outlined; Eist's background in police work given and his dealings with Ray described. Photo of Ray shown. Eist's testimony that Ray's remarks left no doubt that he was King's killer noted. [EIST - gives reasons for believing Ray killed King. Concern of some committee mbrs. with regard to time lapse in Eist's telling story to authorities stated; Eist's response about British and United States authorities' knowledge of it in 1968 reported Committee's discovery of another witness to whom Eist told story in 1968 mentioned.

(Studio) Committee's decision against recalling James Earl Ray for further testimony reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Hume, Brit;
Reynolds, Frank

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