Letters: Jan. 30, 2006

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Days The book excerpt describing King's assassination and the events leading up to it brought thoughtful responses from readers who reflected on the civil rights leader's contributions to racial equality in the U.S. Some felt, however, that certain details about King's personal life could have been omitted

The excerpt from Taylor Branch's biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [Jan. 9] was superb. It helped show the personal side of the man. I disagree, however, with Jesse Jackson, who in TIME's forum, "What If He Were Alive Today?", said that King would be challenging the war...

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