Martin Luther King, Jr. assassination

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Philly.com
Jim Vance, Ardmore native and Washington's longest-serving local news anchor, is dead at 75In a city of news junkies and scores of high-profile figures in politics and th
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
In a city of news junkies and scores of high-profile figures in politics and the media, the most-watched journalist in Washington may well have been Jim Vance. For more than 45 years at WRC-TV (Channel 4), he was the region's longest-serving... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
50 years later, �67 riots and �68 Tigers define Detroit�s worst and bestIt began with a police raid at a blind pig on 12th Street in the early morning
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
It began with a police raid at a blind pig on 12th Street in the early morning 50 years ago Sunday. By the time it ended several days later, 43 people were dead, block-after-block burned to the ground and Detroit was devastated. It didn�t happen far... Read more
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The Oakland Press
50 years later, ‘67 riots and ‘68 Tigers define Detroit’s worst and bestIt began with a police raid at a blind pig on 12th Street in the early morning
The Oakland Press / Posted 5 hours ago
It began with a police raid at a blind pig on 12th Street in the early morning 50 years ago Sunday. By the time it ended several days later, 43 people were dead, block-after-block burned to the ground and Detroit was devastated. It didn’t happen far... Read more
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Op-Ed News
"I have a lingering desire to see justice": Dr. William F. Pepper on the Murder of Three 20th-century HeroesF. Pepper believes that the best way to move forward is to learn from the past.
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 hours ago
F. Pepper believes that the best way to move forward is to learn from the past. He is working on a new book that traces assassinations of high-powered rulers from ancient Sumeria through to the present. Next year will mark the fiftieth... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
What big news story do you remember from your childhood?back to how we would answer that question. Here are some of the responses from
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
back to how we would answer that question. Here are some of the responses from KVUE employees (in chronological order): - Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Funeral - Apollo 11 Moon Landing - George Wallace Assassination Attempt - Watergate - Iran... Read more
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Slate
What Can We Learn From a Psychological Profile of MLK Jr.’s Murderer That Mixes Fiction and Fact?Slate is an Amazon affiliate and may receive a commission from purchases you ma
Slate / Posted yesterday
Slate is an Amazon affiliate and may receive a commission from purchases you make through our links. Exotic MinutiaeA new novel imagines the psychology of Martin Luther King Jr.’s murderer with vivid, obsessive historical detail. James Earl Ray was... Read more
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Asian journal
Psychedelic-themed 9th People’s Ball boasts of the great 60s era“Love, Love Me Do,” Sam Walton opened 1st Walmart in Arkansas, and comic book “
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
“Love, Love Me Do,” Sam Walton opened 1st Walmart in Arkansas, and comic book “Spider Man” made its debut. 1963: The assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy (by Lee Harvey Oswald) Friday, Nov. 22 in Dealy Plaza, Dallas, Texas; the US started... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Levingston Revisits Kennedy and King (BOOK REVIEWto certain revelations about President John F. Kennedy's life that came to publ
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
to certain revelations about President John F. Kennedy's life that came to public attention in the years after his tragic assassination on November 22, 1963. No doubt those revelations about JFK sexual history and his health history contributed to... Read more
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The Hill
Why Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo could be not be silencedHoles don’t work, as demonstrated by other Nobel Peace Prize winners whose tran
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Holes don’t work, as demonstrated by other Nobel Peace Prize winners whose transformative ideals could not be suppressed by assassination, exile or prison, including Martin Luther King, Jr., the Soviet nuclear physicist and dissident Andrei... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Virginia Beach Boulevard to unveil dedicatory signs for Martin Luther King, Jr.BEACH, Va. – The City of Virginia Beach will unveil one of five signs designati
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
BEACH, Va. – The City of Virginia Beach will unveil one of five signs designating Virginia Beach Boulevard in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday. The ceremony will take place at the northeast corner of Virginia Beach and Independence... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dutch professor puts together exhibit of photos taken by witnesses to RFK's funeral trainIt was hot and muggy in Maryland on June 8, 1968. Michael Scott was 15 years ol
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
It was hot and muggy in Maryland on June 8, 1968. Michael Scott was 15 years old, and he remembers the humid air as heavy on his skin. It felt like grief made physical. Michael and his mother stood at the railroad tracks near their Cecil County home... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawrence to host free screening of film “Jayhawkers” to commemorate Fair Housing Act’s 50th anniversarynational origin were declared illegal, a year before congress adopted the Fair
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
national origin were declared illegal, a year before congress adopted the Fair Housing Act of 1968 in the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To commemorate this move toward equality, Lawrence is hosting a free screening... Read more
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Breitbart
Black Radio Host: Armed People Are Harder to Lynchgroups like the Ku Klux Klan were able to terrorize blacks who could not shoot
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
groups like the Ku Klux Klan were able to terrorize blacks who could not shoot in defense of life or property. She said, “Martin Luther King Jr., was denied a concealed carry permit. His life was threatened a lot and he really wanted to protect... Read more
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Al.com
How an attempted assassination has propelled Mo Brooks in Senate campaignWhen U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks announced he was running for the Senate on May 15, he
Al.com / Posted 13 days ago
When U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks announced he was running for the Senate on May 15, he acknowledged that one of his challenges would be name recognition outside the Tennessee Valley area where he calls home. But then there was the shooting on June 14. An... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scot who photographed last 12 US presidents set for honorary degreeAn award-winning Scottish photographer, who has taken portraits of the last 12
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
An award-winning Scottish photographer, who has taken portraits of the last 12 American Presidents, is set to receive an honorary degree. Harry Benson has photographed key moments and events during the 20th and 21st century including marching with... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scot who photographed last 12 US presidents given honorary degreeAn award-winning Scottish photographer, who has taken portraits of the last 12
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
An award-winning Scottish photographer, who has taken portraits of the last 12 American Presidents, has been awarded an honorary degree. Harry Benson has photographed key moments and events during the 20th and 21st century including marching with... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
The Memphis Heritage TrailMEMPHIS-As we look toward the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Mart
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 21 days ago
MEMPHIS-As we look toward the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., News Channel 3 will be sharing fifty stories of how his legacy is still very much alive. There are many ways to learn, not only about King’s legacy,... Read more
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The Irish Times
The 10 best films of 2017 so farYes, we do this now. Like everybody else, we knock together a list of the 10 be
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
Yes, we do this now. Like everybody else, we knock together a list of the 10 best films in the first half of the year. Give it a while and we’ll be compiling these things on an hourly basis. Best albums since lunchtime. Best novels since I began... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Aspen Ideas Festival: Reporters NotebookIt's not often that a medical conference can produce an interview that is enter
The Aspen Times / Posted 25 days ago
It's not often that a medical conference can produce an interview that is entertaining, inspiring and fascinating, packed into just 20 minutes or so. Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson's interview with Larry Brilliant on Sunday left... Read more
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New York Magazine
Frank Rich: Nixon, Trump, and How a Presidency Ends“Let others wallow in Watergate, we are going to do our job,” said Richard Nixo
New York Magazine / Posted 26 days ago
“Let others wallow in Watergate, we are going to do our job,” said Richard Nixon with typical unearned self-righteousness in July 1973. By then, more than a year had passed since a slapstick posse of five had been caught in a bungled burglary at the... Read more
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Salon.com
Reading James Baldwin in the Black Lives Matter eraunbowed and unwrinkled, reflects his special ubiquity in the imagination of Bla
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
unbowed and unwrinkled, reflects his special ubiquity in the imagination of Black Lives Matter. As Eddie Glaude Jr. observes, “Jimmy is everywhere” in the advocacy and self-scrutiny of the young activists who bravely transformed the... Read more
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NJ.com
Legendary N.Y. newsman Gabe Pressman dies at 93Gabe Pressman, the indefatigable dean of the New York City press corps and one
NJ.com / Posted 29 days ago
Gabe Pressman, the indefatigable dean of the New York City press corps and one of the first roving television news reporters, died Friday morning at the age of 93, reports WNBC, his home for more than 50 years. The rumpled, pugnacious Pressman... Read more
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