Lectures and Interviews

The following is a collection of interviews and lectures on the assassination of Martin Luther King.  The featured presenter is Lt. B. Venson Hughes (MPD, retired) who was a rookie dispatcher on April 4, 1968.  Hughes was working in the Police communications center when they received word from a field unit that Dr. King had been shot.

Over the years, Hughes has collected documents, photographs, and recordings pertaining to the investigation of the murder and the hunt for the killer.

The Aftermath:
The Man Hunt for James Earl Ray.

A Lecture by B. Venson Hughes
for the
University of Memphis Law School
April 2013

"Talking It Out"
Radio Interview with Don Mowrey.
Air date 10 MAY 2010.

B. Venson Hughes is interviewed about the MLK assassination.