31 minutes | May 18, 2021

08: The Conspiracy

The House Select Committee on Assassinations picks up where Church left off. Nearly four decades after those hearings, Nina visits Robert Blakey, HSCA's Chief Counsel, to try to understand why the FBI never looked into a conspiracy to kill King. Blakey tells her, 'I've been waiting 40 years for someone to ask me these questions.' The answers go back to St. Louis, and the COINTELPRO operations against Nina's father's clients, including Howard Mechanic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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