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The Reader’s Notebook: Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination

Apr 4, 2018

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April 4, 2018 -- Martin Luther King Jr., an American clergyman and civil rights leader, was shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968. He was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital, and was pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m. CST.