6:01 (The story of Dr. Martin Luther King's death in Memphis at 6:01 p.m.)

Number 26320
Subject Assassinations
Source The Commercial Appeal
State Tennessee
Year 2013
Publication Date April 04
Summary Everyone knows how this story ends: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed by a sniper in 1968 while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where he had come to rally the city’s striking sanitation workers. But through the work of Marc Perrusquia and Jeff McAdory, our readers may finally understand what they know.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; Lorraine Motel; Memphis; assassination; FBI
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