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The Awful Grace of God chronicles a multi-year effort to kill Martin Luther King Jr. by a group of the nation’s most violent right-wing extremists. Impeccably researched and thoroughly documented, this examines figures like Sam Bowers, head of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan of Mississippi, responsible for more than three hundred separate acts of violence in Mississippi ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published March 27th 2012 by Counterpoint (first published March 1st 2012)
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Pete daPixie
The assassination of Martin Luther King, over four decades after the event, remains a tragedy clouded in many facets of mystery. These dark clouds are what precipitated the H.S.C.A. to re-examine the case back in the 1970's and created further pursuit with the King family civil action against Lloyd Jowers in 1999.
King's murder has continually generated theories and revelations of conspiracy and cover-up, as well as the simplistic Ray/Bridgeman/Sneyd/Galt guilty accounts. Investigations by
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Ceeneye
Mar 07, 2012 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: those interested in "blatherous fiction"

Sadly enough, a pivotal moment of American History currently runs the risk of being self-servingly distorted. And I use the modifier “sadly” because, in the process, the general public suffers the potential to be misinformed, thus misled. However, I would like to stress that not all will be misled; rather, there are some who know precisely what is taking place . . . better yet, what already has taken place!

Specifically, I’m referring to the writing duo of Stuart Wexler and Larry Ha
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