By Edward Curtin, at: Consortium News
Transcript, courtesy of David Giglio, of an interview with Jim DiEugenio on the media and the 1999 Martin Luther King assassination trial in Memphis.
(Listen to the interview on YouTube courtesy of Our Hidden History)
Jim reviews what he deems to be the best of three recent TV documentaries on Martin Luther King, Jr.
Entering the current journalistic house of Orwellian mirrors, Jeff Carter exposes the fake news behind VICE News's claim to be exposing fake news, in this case concerning the King family's interest in the 1999 civil trial in Memphis.
A thoroughly mediocre rendering of a tumultuous year. Mediocre in every way, including aesthetically, concludes Jim DiEugenio.
Jim DiEugenio takes a scathing look at the various MSM efforts (in particular that of Time-Life) during the past few months to “keep the lid screwed down tight” on the Pandora’s box of U.S. political assassination in the 60s.
Martin Hay scrutinizes the responses to his critical review of The Awful Grace of God which the authors have incorporated into their second book, written to bolster their original thesis concerning Ray and the King assassination.
Was the hero of Jim Douglass' book murdered in 1968?
Jim DiEugenio carefully takes apart and corrects another misguided and misinformed attempt by Paul Street to characterize JFK as economically anti-progressive, complicit with southern racists, and a militarist abroad.