On Oct 21, 1974 in Memphis Tenn, James Earl Ray was granted a hearing to withdraw his guilty plea made on March 10, 1969. The New York Times article below outlines the story.
|CBS Reporter Ed Rabel seated during James Earl Ray hearing in Memphis Tenn. James Earl Ray is seated far right.|
By Aggie Kenny
The mystery around the guilt or innocence of Ray continues.
link from August 1978 Prescott Gazette
Ed Rabel reporter pictured above worked with Aggie Kenny during the hearing. Rabel is now a 3rd party candidate for the US Senate in the state of West Virginia. He also has also published a book about his amazing life which includes his career as a journalist for both CBS and NBC News.