Thursday was the 45th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The civil rights icon was shot April 4 1968 while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.
The Shelby County Register's office has released newly digitized footage of Ray's arrest and trial of Ray. This includes footage of Ray being given his Miranda rights on an airplane after his arrest in London in July 1968. Ray is seen in the checkered shirt.
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"The personnel using the equipment were learning how to operate this technology as they recorded," said the Shelby County Register in a statement. "As a result, the footage is not always as clear as we are accustomed to seeing today. ... Audio portions are not always clear."