FAMILY FORGIVENESS

MARTIN LUTHER KING'S SON MEETS HIS FATHER'S CONVICTED KILLER, GIVING NEW LIFE TO WILD THEORIES

What a strange moment. In a meeting room in a Nashville, Tennessee, prison hospital, the youngest son of Martin Luther King Jr. sat face to face with James Earl Ray, the man serving 99 years for murdering the civil rights leader. It could have been in a movie. And maybe it will be.

"I just want to ask you for the record," said Dexter King as CNN cameras homed in on his face. "Did you kill my father?"

"No, I didn't, no," replied Ray in a quavering voice. Then he added, "But like I say, sometimes these questions are difficult to...

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