According to the King Report, James Earl Ray was the lone assassin – and anyone who says otherwise is crazy, a liar, or just out for the money. This is a scary message, especially if you are an outspoken witness with a different point of view, a member of the King family, or a skeptic conducting research into the King assassination, writes Douglas Valentine.
A review of The Sleep Room, a four-hour miniseries about Dr. Ewen Cameron's secret MKULTRA brainwashing experiments in Montreal during the '50s and '60s, aired on CBC but blacked out in the USA.
Jim DiEugenio shows how the major media twists and distorts the evidence to downplay the incredible significance that a jury found that there had been a conspiracy to assassinate Dr. Martin Luther King, and that Loyd Jowers was involved.
[His] statements, to say the least, are not the pre-recorded stock answers that advisers beat into their bosses. Whatever one thinks of them, they show that, at least for right now, Ventura is his own man. And only that type could have made the remarks he did – to an audience of 3.4 million readers – on the murder of President Kennedy, writes Jim DiEugenio.
Lisa Pease wonders aloud why the major media have given next to no attention to the only serious trial to ever have been conducted regarding the assassination of Martin Luther King. Pease pulls together the little information that has come out to present to the readers what the major media isn't telling them.
Jim DiEugenio writes about reporter Gus Russo and how he became a corporate mouthpiece when reporting about the JFK assassination.
An excerpt from Lisa Pease's analysis of CBS's proposal to interview 'by chance' Sirhan Sirhan.
A classic and much-discussed essay which explores at length and in depth both the provenance and the evolution of these "JFK scandal stories" over a number of years: how they morphed over time at each appearance into something they were not when they first appeared.
A report on some of the ongoing media reaction to the King-Pepper-Ray trial.