He Slew the Dreamer

He Slew the Dreamer s t My Search with James Earl Ray for the Truth about the Murder of Martin Luther KingAs the th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr approaches his convicted killer has raised

  • Title: He Slew the Dreamer
  • Author: William Bradford Huie
  • ISBN: 9780491002349
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Hardcover
  • He Slew the Dreamer

    s t My Search with James Earl Ray for the Truth about the Murder of Martin Luther KingAs the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr approaches, his convicted killer has raised new claims of innocence seeks a new trial King s family friends within the civil rights community have also expressed doubts that James Earl Ray was the killer,s t My Search with James Earl Ray for the Truth about the Murder of Martin Luther KingAs the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr approaches, his convicted killer has raised new claims of innocence seeks a new trial King s family friends within the civil rights community have also expressed doubts that James Earl Ray was the killer, or, if he was, that he acted alone One of King s children even went to Ray s prison cell to meet with the reportedly terminally ill convict emerged to say that he believed Ray s denial Conspiracy theories old new swirl around the case, news media from around the world have descended once again on Memphis, TN, where King was killed on 4 4 68 Amidst the speculation, He Slew the Dreamer is a remarkably detailed clearheaded examination of the available evidence at the time the murder occurred The author, the late Wm Bradford Huie, was one of the most celebrated figures of 20th century journalism investigative reporting He wrote a dozen books, most of them made into popular movies, hundreds of articles in newspapers magazines A pioneer of checkbook journalism , he sought the truth in controversial stories where the truth was hard to come by In the case of James Earl Ray, Huie paid Ray his original attorneys 40,000 for cooperation in explaining his movements in the months before King s assassination up to Ray s arrest weeks later in London Huie was a personal friend of Martin Luther King he writes that he went into his investigation of Ray believing that a conspiracy was behind King s murder But after retracing Ray s movements thru California, Louisiana, Mexico, Canada, Atlanta, Birmingham, Memphis London, he came to the opposite conclusion that James Earl Ray was a pathetic petty criminal who hated African Americans sought to make a name for himself by murdering King He Slew the Dreamer was originally published soon after Ray went to prison was republished in 1977, but has been out of print until this new edition, published with the cooperation of Huie s widow Author Wayne Greenhaw has written a new foreword, epilogue afterword to the book An index has been added This is an invaluable resource to the current debate over the King assassination, as well as an intriguing look both at the criminal mind at the techniques of investigative journalism.

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    One thought on “He Slew the Dreamer

    1. Carmine Savastano

      A reasonable but incomplete look at the events surrounding the death of Dr. Martin Luther King. It does offer some ideas and evidence of note but lacks the in depth perspective necessary to reveal larger issues and official problems.

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