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King Family Urges Trial For James Earl Ray

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Dexter King made a formal appeal Thursday on behalf of the family of the slain civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., saying a trial for James Earl Ray, the confessed assassin, is the only way the truth will ever be known.

“Long ago spoken words by Dr. King himself gave the family the strength and courage necessary to go forth and break their 29 year silence.

‘Silence is betrayal. If you are not part of the solution, then you are part of the problem.’ The King family is now becoming part of the solution.”

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