Who Killed Martin Luther King? (1992)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Law & Crime, Politics & Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social History  |   Run Time - 52 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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On April 4, 1968, America's most popular and effective leader of the civil rights movement was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. The probing documentary, Who Shot Martin Luther King? investigates the evidence surrounding King's murder and examines the possibility that convicted assassin James Earl Ray did not shoot the 39-year-old activist. Film highlights include controversial and compelling interviews with Ray and other key individuals in the famous case. This documentary was released in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of King's death.

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activism, assassination, Civil-Rights, controversial, evidence, political-leader, theory