Fear Follows MLK Assassination, Yes Even Today
Fear Follows Martin Luther King Assassination, Yes Even Today
Los Angeles, California USA April 19, 2004
By Gary Revel
36 years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and 27 years after my investigation of the conspiracy that took his life I am still amazed at the reaction I get from people about it.
The press are afraid to cover the truth about it, major media make extraordinary efforts to block news about it, unless it reinforces the lone-nut gunman theory, and some attorneys say that mysterious murders, assaults and threats related to the investigation were just a matter of coincidence.
Fear continues to saturate the environment in which even open conversation and debate could better prepare America for the future by helping in the understanding of it's history.
Many lives have been lost and many careers aborted in the aftermath of the killing and a huge effort to quash even open conversation and dialogue about it.
The artistic and cultural embrace of the idea that a conspiracy killed Martin Luther King, President John F. Kennedy and Presidential Candidate Robert F. Kennedy is one of the surest ways to get the artist, rube or sophisticate sidelined in a hurry.
Television news personalities who toe the line can expect big budgets and much juice to produce, broadcast and promote their lone-nut gunman theory.
If a brave network or producer takes the opposite tack then they can expect a great deal of difficulty in getting their film made and as much getting it broadcast and promoted.
Still time does funny things and reality sometimes comes around in ways not expected. Today most everyone in the world know that it takes planning and people to put together an operation that kills people.
It's the same with killing a high profile leader, like MLK, JFK and RFK. The terror attacks of 9/11 have shown us all that lone-nut gunman theories are basically nuts themselves.
Even the suicide-bomber, who is definitely nuts, has a support team and operational strategists to help. Killing a high profile leader without an acknowledged war being waged is an act of terror in itself.
Just like the attacks on New York and the Pentagon filled many hearts in America with terror killing King filled other leaders who were like-minded with terror for their own lives. If there are a few who don't get the message then they get the bullet, so the message spreads.
If you're a Judge and consider letting the framed patsy have a fair trial then you too are killed. This sends a message to other judges; go along with the frame-up or you'll be next. Judges who don't get it again get it in another way.
If you don't think this works then why do you think the new leader of Hamas was appointed and had his name with-held. Hamas says that it is because he will be targeted by Israel.
Of course many believe that the assassination of Rantisi and the war between Israel and Palestine has nothing to do with the Vietnam War or the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
There may be some similarities that we all conveniently overlook.
Don't get me wrong about this. I am not saying a government should not provide security for it's people. By all means they should, but when they do I think it's better to acknowledge the fact and make it clear to all that they are very serious about the matter.
Serious enough to kill people that they believe are a threat to their national security. Those people who are found to be enemies, both foreign and domestic, of their country.
Gary Revel email@example.com
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Born in Florala Alabama June 29,
Raised in Lower Alabama and Florida.
Formed rock and roll band at 15, played guitar and sang lead.
Graduated high school from Holmes County High School in Bonifay Florida.
At 18 he joins the United States Navy and from there it's the music business in Hollywood California.
Then New York City, Memphis Tennessee and finally Nashville Tennessee where Gary wrote songs, made recordings for various companies of his self-penned songs, played guitar in recording sessions for other artists and played various night clubs, concerts and lounges.
Gary met attorney Jack and Mary Noel-Kershaw and began working with them in 1974.
Jack's law office began representing James Earl Ray and by the time the House Select Committee on Assassinations began their inquiry Jack and Gary were actively engaged in an attempt to bring the case of King's assassination to court.
James had never had a trial and this was something both Jack and Gary thought should be remedied.
Gary began an aggressive investigation and soon the murder of his brother, cousin's husband and associate in the investigation followed.
Gary currently lives in the Los Angeles, California area and recently published his first of three autobiographical works planned.
The book, 'To Live or Maybe Not' tells some of his story related to his military service in the US Navy during the Vietnam War Era and his investigation of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.