The MLK Tapes

Publisher:
iHeartPodcast Network, Tenderfoot TV

The MLK Tapes

3.5/5

Critic Rating

According to the official story, on April 4th, 1968, a lone gunman assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. That man, James Earl Ray, pled guilty and for most people the case was closed. The MLK Tapes, a new true crime podcast from the creators of Atlanta Monster and Monster: DC Sniper, explores rare recordings of eye-witness testimony and new interviews with people who were there to reveal the true story of the plot to kill Dr. King.


Critic Reviews

Score: 2

James Marriot • The Times UK Jan 27, 2022

"You don’t have to get too far into conspiracy land before you’re mired in some quite boring stuff — the obsessive parsing of coincidence, the exhaustive exploration of rabbit holes, the lengthy interrogation of random bystanders. …"

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Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Jan 17, 2022

"The MLK Tapes is presenting a much more complicated, much more interesting, much more likely story."

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