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    JAMES EARL RAY CALLED THE STATEMENT OF A BRITISH POLICE SERGEANT THAT RAY HAD ADMITTED SHOOTING MARTIN LUTHER KING.

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    ESTABLISHERS HEARING. CONGRESSMAN SAM DEVINE READ STATEMENT SAYING RAY HATED BLACK PEOPLE. THAT HE WANTED TO GO THCCXX TO AFRICA AND SHOOT SOME. THAT RAY ADMITTED THROWING THE GUN AWAY WITH HIS FINGERPRINTS ON IT. THAT RAY SAID HE WANTED A GOOD MERCENARY LAWYER AND THAT???E EXPECTED TO RAISE PLENTY OF MONEY FROM PEOPLE WHO ALSO HATED BLACKS, RAY REPLIES. THAT IS THE MOST DAMAGING STATEMENT EVER MADE ABOUT ME AND IT IS NOT TRUE. HIS LAWYER MARK LANE, GBP 975 SHOUTS IT WAS OUTRAGEOUS NOT TO INFORM THE AMERICAN PEOPLE THAT XX OF SGI. EISIS SUSPECT PAST. VARIOUS SCENES RAY LEAVING COMMITTEE ROOM AFTER TODAY'S HEARING.




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    ED NOTE: THE REPORTER IS BOB KUR.
    FYI H THIS CONCLUEDXX CONCLUDES THE EURP OFFERS.

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    Background: JAMES EARL RAY CALLED THE STATEMENT OF A BRITISH POLICE SERGEANT THAT RAY HAD ADMITTED SHOOTING MARTIN LUTHER KING. THE MOST DAMAGING STATEMENT EVER MADE ABOUT HIM. RAY, BEFORE THE HOUSE ASSASSINATIONS COMMITTEE, DENIED THE STATEMENT, AND IT PROVIXXX PROVOKED AN ANGRY REACTION FROM RAY'S LAWYER. MARK LAYXX LANE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADRVSM5ZZJS08DMAAWKW06JQ7H
    Media URN:
    VLVADRVSM5ZZJS08DMAAWKW06JQ7H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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