Glenn Beck

Pitts: What killed Martin Luther King?

Pitts: What killed Martin Luther King?

MEMPHIS -- Martin Luther King's men had a different question.

At least, according to his aide, Andrew Young, they did. When the first reports went out that King had been gunned down while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in this city, America and the world demanded to know one thing: Who did it? Who was the sniper who shot him from a flophouse window? Who killed Martin Luther King?

But as Mr. Young put it in the "American Experience" film, "Roads to Memphis:" "We were never concerned with who killed Martin Luther King, but what killed Martin Luther King." It was the question King himself had posed about the murder, five years earlier,...