On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., Sean Hannity hypes conspiracy theory that James Earl Ray did not kill him

From the April 4 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Sean Hannity Show:

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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): It's been 50 years ago today that Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and there was a New York Times reporter, who was a young reporter at the time, who was there as this was all unfolding. And he told the entire story. And I've got to be honest, I'm not a big conspiracy theorist like MSNBC, but he told the story, he did not think that they got this right in terms of who assassinated Dr. King. Earl Caldwell is the guy's name, former New York Times -- an amazing writer-- I could not put it down. It was a pretty long piece and he was talking about like these memories live with him even to this day and certain images are etched into his mind and he told the whole story about that day. There was like a thicket of bushes he describes and that's where he saw what he thought was somebody with a gun. And then he never once got interviewed by investigators. I'd never known this. 

And then on top of that, there was a couple of guys that were drinking in this area bushes and one of those guys told the story that he saw a guy assemble a gun. Now, James Earl Ray who is the one convicted in the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., he was a block away. And so while he described a loud bang, he was literally just  a few hotel rooms down from where Martin Luther King  Jr. was, Ralph Abernathy was there. Anyway, he was the lone reporter on the scene. A young man working for The New York Times, we'll put this article up on my website. I think it's worth reading and it really bothered me because I realized I had not investigated this to the extent that I should have. 


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