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MLK, Ray crossed paths before assassination

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  • Exactly one year before his death, King denounced the Vietnam War
  • Ray most likely paid for rifle, car, plastic surgery with money from bank robbery
  • King was invited to Memphis in April 1968 to support striking sanitation workers
  • FBI: Atlanta maps with King's home, church circled were found in Ray's room
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