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James Earl Ray

Assassin (10-Mar-1928 — 23-Apr-1998)


Gerald Posner. Killing the Dream: James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.. New York: Random House. 1998. 446pp.

James Earl Ray. Who Killed Martin Luther King? The True Story by the Convicted Assassin. Markham, Ontario, Canada: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited. 1993. 285pp.

John Larry Ray; Lyndon Barsten. Truth at Last: The Untold Story of James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press. 2008. 211pp.


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