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Ray doubted jury would believe an MLK conspiracy

Published 01/17/2012, The Jamestown Sun

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — James Earl Ray doubted a jury would believe a defense proposal to blame the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on a conspiracy, according to letters he wrote to his lawyer as he tried to win a trial and withdraw his own guilty plea in the 1968 slaying.

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