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The awful grace of God : religious terrorism, white supremacy, and the unsolved murder of Martin Luther King Jr. / Stuart Wexler and Larry Hancock.

Wexler, Stuart. (Author).
  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 1582438307
  • ISBN: 9781582438306
  • Description: 439 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Counterpoint : [2012]

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Nonfiction 364.1524/W545a (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-425) and index.
Contents Note: The conspirators: Targeting Martin Luther King Jr. ; Holy cause and devilish disciples ; Propaganda of the deed ; Inner circles ; Outer rage ; The Klan and "the man" ; Outside options and contract killers -- The accused: "I wasn't in it by myself" ; Ray on the run ; Ray's long and winding road ; Ray explores his options ; Ray recruited ; The crime: Murder in Memphis ; Aftermath: missed evidence and closing arguments -- Open questions -- Being contrary -- Photographs, key people and groups, and timeline.
Summary: Depicts the network of violent extremists and militant racists, including Sam Bowers, J.B. Stoner, and the Reverend Wesley Swift, who plotted over a number of years to try to assassinate Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hancock, Larry J. (Added Author).

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Religious terrorism, white supremacy, and the unsolved murder of Martin Luther King Jr.
Unsolved murder of Martin Luther King Jr

Citation:

Wexler, Stuart. "The awful grace of God : religious terrorism, white supremacy, and the unsolved murder of Martin Luther King Jr.." Berkeley, Calif. : Counterpoint : 2012.

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