Redemption : Martin Luther King Jr.'s last 31 hours / Joseph Rosenbloom.
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- ISBN: 9780807083383
- ISBN: 0807083380
- Physical Description: x, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: Hardback edition.
- Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-192) and index.
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Atlanta departure -- Detour -- The strike -- Airport arrival -- The invitation -- The Mayor -- Lorraine check-in -- Damage control -- The injunction -- Invaders -- Nine-to-five security -- Reluctant speaker -- The stalker -- Summoning Dr. King -- From the mountaintop -- Long night -- Home pressures -- Invaders' exit -- Melancholy afternoon -- Ray's lucky breaks -- Dark night -- Redemption.
On April 3, 1968, arriving in Memphis, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was being denounced as an agent of violence. He was facing dissent within the civil rights movement, among his own staff. A federal court injunction barred him from marching. Threats mounted; he feared an imminent, violent death. That night, King gathered the strength to speak at a rally on behalf of sanitation workers. Rosenbloom recounts the pressures that were bedeviling King, and shows how a series of extraordinary breaks enabled James Earl Ray to construct a sniper's nest and shoot King.