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Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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Friday, January 15, 2016

The Back Story on the MLK Assassination

Talk by William Pepper author of "An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King" and "Orders to Kill: The Truth Behind the Murder of Martin Luther King" given February 27, 2003 in Seattle.

I read the second book noted above (Orders to Kill) years ago and it shook my world from an already very shaky foundation (after having read The Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War).  William Pepper knows what he is talking about having represented the King family in a civil lawsuit where the jury declared that the US government was complicit in the MLK assassination.

At around 51:00 in the video Pepper discloses who from the US government did the shooting of MLK.


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