The FBI And Martin Luther King Jr
Near Fine to Fine. Near Fine to Fine Dust Jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 192 pp. Tightly bound. Corners not bumped. Text is Free of Markings. No ownership markings.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) releases many records with topics ranging from Anti-War, Gangs Extremist Groups, Organized Crime, Supreme Court, World War II and many more. Included are several older files but also many new updated unreleased fi
The product of long-concealed FBI surveillance documents, Dangerous Friendship chronicles a history of Martin Luther King Jr. that the government kept secret from the public for years. The book reveals the story of Stanley Levison, a well-known figure in the Communist Party-USA, who became one of King's closest friends and, effectively, his most trusted adviser.
When Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee, the world mourned. Though just 39, King's work in the civil rights movement had already transformed American and world history. Readers will come to understand the gravity of King's sacrifice as well as discover surprising information, such as an early assassination attempt and an FBI investigation.
The year is 1968 and James Earl Ray has just shot Martin Luther King, Jr. For two months he evades authorities, driving to Canada, securing a fake passport, and flying to London, all while relishing the media's confusion about his location and his image on the FBI's Most Wanted list. Eventually he lands at the Hotel Portugal in Lisbon, where he anxiously awaits a visa to Angola.
Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. David J. Garrow had unrestricted access to Martin Luther King's personal papers, to thousands of pages of newly released FBI documents, and to more than seven hundred interviews with King's closest friends and enemies.