James Earl Ray, convicted assassin of Dr. Martin Luther King, is shown at Brushy Mountain Prison, Tenn., March 29, 1978. (AP/Dennis Montgomery)
Journalism

The Washington Post’s ‘Breakthrough’ on the Murder of Martin Luther King

The Washington Post last week overcame its tainted history of softball coverage and published a hard-hitting account quoting the King family’s disbelief in the guilt of convicted killer James Earl Ray.