Klandestine : how a Klan lawyer and a checkbook journalist helped James Earl Ray cover up his crime / Pate McMichael.
Chicago, IL : Chicago Review Press, 
xvi, 320 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. The deal, 1968 A pretty fair country lawyer : London, June 1968 Extradition : London, July 1-17, 1968 The Memphis gag : Memphis, july 18-22, 1968 Giant conspiracy : Memphis, July 23-31, 1968 The checkbook journalist : Memphis, August 1968 Part II. Strange bedfellows, 1954-1963 Little Mencken : Alabama, 1941-1954 Wolf whistle : Money, Mississippi, 1954-1957 Birmingham's new mayor : Birmingham, Alabama, 1961 No summertime soldier : Birmingham, 1962 Project C : Birmingham, spring 1963 A rotten harvest : Birmingham, fall 1963 Mr. X : November 1963-June 1964 Part III. The bloody road to Selma, 1964-1965 A $25,000 lie : Philadelphia, Mississippi, June-December 1964 Cattle prods and plaited whips : Selma, Alabama, January-February 1965 Bloody Sunday : Selma, March 7, 1965 Baby brother : Selma, March 25, 1965 The Klonsel's stage : Hayneville, Alabama, April-May 1965 Part IV. Krossings in Klan kountry, 1965-1966 I was a Ku Klux : Hayneville, Alabama, May-September 1965 The parable of two goats : Hayneville, October-December 1965 The Klokan : Los Angeles, January 1966 Klan kourt : Washington, February 1966 The escape : Missouri State Penitentiary, Jefferson City, March 1966 Part V. Stand up for America, 1967-1968 Meet me in California : Los Angeles, 1967 A sick white brother : Memphis, April 4, 1968 Stoner's visit : Memphis, June-September 1968 A blond Latin : Look, October 1968 Election night : Tuesday, November 5, 1968 Pink slip : Memphis, Tuesday, November 12, 1968 Part VI. Waiting for Raoul, 1969 Tramps : New Orleans, December 1968 The Bay of Hubris : Birmingham, January 1969 An educated bluff : Memphis, February 1969 A simple story : Grand Jury Room, Shelby County Courthouse, February 3, 1969 Guilty, not racist : Memphis, February 1969 The last supper : Shelby County Courthouse, March 10, 1969 Part VII. Though it hath no tongue, 1969-1999 Bushman : Look, March 1969 The bushy knoll : Memphis, April 1969 Belated justice : Birmingham, 1977 The grapevine : St. Louis to Washington, 1978 Walking it back : Hartselle, Alabama, 1977-1978 The Klan? : Washington, 1978 Full circle : Alabama, 1980s Epilogue: Memphis, 1993-1999.
"This fast-paced history traces the escalating racial violence that led to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and then documents how Klan lawyer Arthur J. Hanes and checkbook journalist William Bradford Huie aided the evolution of James Earl Ray's bogus alibi"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-312) and index.