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Martin Luther King, Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,” speech during the Aug. 28, 1963, march on Washington, D.C. U.S. Marine Corps photo

Russia Tried to Use Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Assassination to Start a Race War

The plot involved the KKK, the Jewish Defense League, black militants … and a bombing

Darien Cavanaugh
Mar 14, 2017 · 9 min read
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The Ku Klux Klan in San Francisco in 1964. Photo via Wikipedia
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A Black Panthers demonstration. State Governors’ Negative Collection photo
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An Aeroflot Il-14 in 1970. Photo via Wikipedia
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War Is Boring

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics…

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