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“Pepper has gathered an impressive array of testimony and evidence that, even to determined skeptics, throws a major doubt over the state’s case against James Earl Ray.” (Kirkus )
“Passionate, disturbing, and well-researched.” (Booklist )
“Within the first chapter, An Act of State presents enough circumstantial evidence to raise questions about Ray’s involvement as the sole assassin.” (Washington Post )
“We recommend this book to everyone who seeks the truth about Dr. King's assassination.” (Coretta Scott King )
“No one has done more than Dr William F. Pepper to keep alive the quest for truth concerning the violent death of Martin Luther King.” (Ramsey Clark, US Attorney General, 1967-69 )
William F. Pepper is an English barrister and an American lawyer. He practices international human rights law from the US and from London, and has convened a seminar on international human rights at Oxford University. He has represented governments and heads of state, and has appeared as an expert on international law issues. He is the author of four other books and numerous articles.
Pepper's writing is great.
The book is presented more as an unfolding investigation and is highly readable. Read more
This book provides new perspectives on events surrounding this murder.Published 5 months ago by Raymond Sean Walters
I think this is an extremely important book for everyone to read. I think that even if you end up not believing the authors point of view, it is still really important to consider... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kittelvet