Summary:MARTIN LUTHER KING, THE AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER, WAS MURDERED 25 YEARS AGO. IN 1969, ONE YEAR AFTER THE ASSASSINATION, JAMES EARL RAY PLEADED GUILTY TO THE FIRST DEGREE MURDER. THREE DAYS LATER HE CHANGED HIS PLEA AND ASKED FOR A TRIAL . AMERICAN COURTS HAVE TURNED DOWN ALL HIS REQUESTS. TODAY, JAMES EARL RAY GETS HIS DAY IN COURT. USING REAL AMERICAN LAWYERS, A REAL JUDGE AND JURY AND REAL WITNESSES, THIS UN- SCRIPTED PROGRAMME EXAMINES THE CASE OF JAMES EARL RAY - GUILTY OR INNOCENT OF THE MURDER OF DR MARTIN LUTHER KING?
Description:The trial that never took place - 23 years later it does.