FBI File: Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1968 triggered a massive manhunt culminating in the arrest of James Earl Ray. The FBI file on this historic case, over 44,000 pages long, documents the bureau���s role in finding Ray and obtaining his conviction. It also includes background information amassed by the FBI on Dr. King himself. This file will be of particular interest to students of the civil rights movement and of the continuing controversy surrounding Dr. King���s murder.