Trials: Did You Kill Dr. King?

Q. Did you know Martin Luther King personally?

A. No, sir.

Q. Have you any kind of grudge against him?

A. No, sir.

Q. Did you kill Dr. King?

A. No, sir.

Thus, in an unsworn statement, the man whom the U.S. Government claims is James Earl Ray battled last week in London against extradition to face a murder charge in Tennessee. "Some of the [Government] testimony is false," he stated in a high-pitched Southern-accented voice. Ramon George Sneyd objected in particular to a British detective's testimony that when he was arrested on June...

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