The Sirhan Case: Killing a Father

As an artful jailhouse lawyer among the losers and small fry of criminality, James Earl Ray had plenty of opportunities to learn the wisdom of keeping his mouth shut. Playing D. & D. (deaf and dumb) with cops was a lesson taught in the quiet back rooms of precinct houses. And until he achieved "the big time" in Memphis, the killer of Martin Luther King never merited the attention of policemen who relied on brains rather than bullying.

It was considerably different for Sirhan Bishara Sirhan. Senator Robert Kennedy's assassin was accorded instant...

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