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The MLK Tapes
The MLK Tapes
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According to the official story, on April 4th, 1968, a lone gunman assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel... more

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BONUS: Memphis Blues

Interviews with Ryan Jones, historian at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, & Brian Dominski, court reporter for the... more

11 Apr 2022 · 36 minutes
125,000 Reasons [13]

After King is murdered, John Curington notices increased contact between H.L. Hunt and FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. One day,... more

04 Apr 2022 · 41 minutes
Campaign To Destroy King [12]

Dallas oilman H.L. Hunt hated communists, and in his mind this included Martin Luther King. He attacked King regularly on... more

28 Mar 2022 · 43 minutes
BONUS: William Pepper

On this Bonus Episode, we look at the life of Attorney Bill Pepper. We trace his early career in... more

21 Mar 2022 · 42 minutes
A Dead Shot [11]

Lennie Curtis works at the police rifle range where sharpshooter Frank Strausser talks about killing King. On the fatal day,... more

14 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Every Dog For His Own [10]

After 30 years of silence, cab driver Louis Ward comes forward to tell what happened to him when King was... more

07 Mar 2022 · 30 minutes
Killing Ray [9]

Bill Pepper gets a phone call from attorney Rusty Larson who says that his client, Jim Green, was involved in... more

28 Feb 2022 · 45 minutes
The Gun Runner [8]

Texas woman Glenda Grabow tells Bill Pepper she knew a gun runner in Houston named Raul, who she thinks was... more

21 Feb 2022 · 40 minutes
A Connected Man [7]

A witness, John McFerren, overhears mob-connected Frank Liberto talking on the telephone, a conversation he's not supposed to hear.

14 Feb 2022 · 51 minutes
The Death Slug [6]

Bill Pepper's petition to reopen the case against Ray lands in the courtroom of Judge Joe Brown, a firearms expert,... more

07 Feb 2022 · 40 minutes
The MLK Tapes
BONUS: Memphis Blues
The MLK Tapes