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Author McMichael, Pate, author.

Title Klandestine : how a Klan lawyer and a checkbook journalist helped James Earl Ray cover up his crime / Pate McMichael.

Publication Info. Chicago, IL : Chicago Review Press, [2015]

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    364.1524 MCMI    Available
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Description xvi, 320 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary "Traces the escalating racial violence that led to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and then documents how Klan lawyer Arthur J. Hanes and checkbook journalist William Bradford Huie aided the evolution of James Earl Ray's bogus alibi"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-312) and index.
Contents Part I. The deal, 1968 -- A pretty fair country lawyer : London, June 1968 -- Extradition : London, July 1-17, 1968 -- The Memphis gag : Memphis, july 18-22, 1968 -- Giant conspiracy : Memphis, July 23-31, 1968 -- The checkbook journalist : Memphis, August 1968 -- Part II. Strange bedfellows, 1954-1963 -- Little Mencken : Alabama, 1941-1954 -- Wolf whistle : Money, Mississippi, 1954-1957 -- Birmingham's new mayor : Birmingham, Alabama, 1961 -- No summertime soldier : Birmingham, 1962 -- Project C : Birmingham, spring 1963 -- A rotten harvest : Birmingham, fall 1963 -- Mr. X : November 1963-June 1964 -- Part III. The bloody road to Selma, 1964-1965 -- A $25,000 lie : Philadelphia, Mississippi, June-December 1964 -- Cattle prods and plaited whips : Selma, Alabama, January-February 1965 -- Bloody Sunday : Selma, March 7, 1965 -- Baby brother : Selma, March 25, 1965 -- The Klonsel's stage : Hayneville, Alabama, April-May 1965 -- Part IV. Krossings in Klan kountry, 1965-1966 -- I was a Ku Klux : Hayneville, Alabama, May-September 1965 -- The parable of two goats : Hayneville, October-December 1965 -- The Klokan : Los Angeles, January 1966 -- Klan kourt : Washington, February 1966 -- The escape : Missouri State Penitentiary, Jefferson City, March 1966 -- Part V. Stand up for America, 1967-1968 -- Meet me in California : Los Angeles, 1967 -- A sick white brother : Memphis, April 4, 1968 -- Stoner's visit : Memphis, June-September 1968 -- A blond Latin : Look, October 1968 -- Election night : Tuesday, November 5, 1968 -- Pink slip : Memphis, Tuesday, November 12, 1968 -- Part VI. Waiting for Raoul, 1969 -- Tramps : New Orleans, December 1968 -- The Bay of Hubris : Birmingham, January 1969 -- An educated bluff : Memphis, February 1969 -- A simple story : Grand Jury Room, Shelby County Courthouse, February 3, 1969 -- Guilty, not racist : Memphis, February 1969 -- The last supper : Shelby County Courthouse, March 10, 1969 -- Part VII. Though it hath no tongue, 1969-1999 -- Bushman : Look, March 1969 -- The bushy knoll : Memphis, April 1969 -- Belated justice : Birmingham, 1977 -- The grapevine : St. Louis to Washington, 1978 -- Walking it back : Hartselle, Alabama, 1977-1978 -- The Klan? : Washington, 1978 -- Full circle : Alabama, 1980s -- Epilogue: Memphis, 1993-1999.
Subject Ray, James Earl, 1928-1998.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Assassination.
Ray, James Earl, 1928-1998 -- Friends and associates.
Hanes, Arthur J., 1916-1997.
Huie, William Bradford, 1910-1986.
Conspiracies -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- History -- 20th century.
Assassins -- United States -- Biography.
Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Title Clandestine : how a Klan lawyer and a checkbook journalist helped James Earl Ray cover up his crime
ISBN 9781613730706 (hbk.)
1613730705 (hbk.)

 
    
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