William Pepper on MLK at Truth Shadows Blog

MARTIN LUTHER KING SURVIVED SHOOTING, WAS MURDERED IN HOSPITAL: AN INTERVIEW WITH WILLIAM PEPPER

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The link on the above cover takes you to the Truth & Shadows article here:
William Pepper on MLK at Truth & Shadows Blog

 

The book is on sale at Amazon: The Plot to Kill King: The Truth Behind the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Screenshot photo of No Lies Radio livestream of the 2013 9/11 Truth Film Festival in the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, CA when Vic Sadot was presenting his music video based on the book of the same title: “An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King”.

An Act of State – The Execution of Martin Luther King (5:04) CD Baby YouTube Channel “Truth Troubadour playlist”. This song is from “Truth Troubadour”, which was released on Dec 2, 2016 as the 4th CD listing in partnership with CD Baby. The song is based on the book of the same title by King family lawyer, William Pepper. The book tells the story of the trial that Pepper won on behalf of the King family in 1999 in a Memphis court where a jury of 6 black and 6 white jurors unanimously found Loyd Jowers and unnamed government conspirators guilty of murdering Martin Luther King. The studio recording features Vic Sadot on vocals and acoustic guitar and Eric Golub on viola.

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Official Video:  An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King (2013 2nd version soundtrack with Eric Golub) by Vic Sadot (5:11) Truth Troubadour Channel in the Truth & Struggle Heritage playlist: http://youtu.be/fcoZ3jMXrww?list=PLE14BFC2C412E750F

Amazon has this about the new book:

MARTIN LUTHER KING SURVIVED SHOOTING, WAS MURDERED IN HOSPITAL: AN INTERVIEW WITH WILLIAM PEPPER

Bestselling author, James Earl Ray’s defense attorney, and, later, lawyer for the King family William Pepper reveals who actually killed MLK. 

William Pepper was James Earl Ray’s lawyer in the trial for the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., and even after Ray’s conviction and death, Pepper continues to adamantly argue Ray’s innocence. This myth-shattering exposé is a revised, updated, and heavily expanded volume of Pepper’s original bestselling and critically acclaimed book Orders to Kill, with twenty-six years of additional research included. The result reveals dramatic new details of the night of the murder, the trial, and why Ray was chosen to take the fall for an evil conspiracy—a government-sanctioned assassination of our nation’s greatest leader. The plan, according to Pepper, was for a team of United States Army Special Forces snipers to kill King, but just as they were taking aim, a backup civilian assassin pulled the trigger.

In The Plot to Kill King, Pepper shares the evidence and testimonies that prove that Ray was a fall guy chosen by those who viewed King as a dangerous revolutionary. His findings make the book one of the most important of our time—the uncensored story of the murder of an American hero that contains disturbing revelations about the obscure inner-workings of our government and how it continues, even today, to obscure the truth.

Vic Sadot Releases 4th CD on CD Baby

“Truth Troubadour” is the title of Vic Sadot’s latest CD with 18 songs. Truth Troubadour is the most acoustic and reflective CD of the 4 CD’s that he has posted since first teaming with DiscMakers and CD Baby in 1997. Seventeen of the 18 songs on Truth Troubadour are duos with Vic on guitar and vocals, and some piano accordion on several songs. Eric Golub contributes his formidable talents on various stringed instruments: viola, violin, and 2 ukuleles. It’s a mix of broadside ballads and sweet love songs. Truth Troubadour was published to CD Baby on Dec 2, 2016.

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The first press announcement was at VicSadot.com calling for reviews!

“Truth Troubadour CD Is Ready For Review!”

Left My Mind is the lead-off song and the only rocker on the CD. Like Lori, a gentle poetic love song, Left My Mind was written by Joe Sadot, who passed in 1978 at age 26. Left My Mind was recorded in Delaware with Rob Sadot, Dean Banks, and Rob Hunter at Rob’s Tune Room Studios. Everything else was recorded at Ancient Owl Audio (formerly Robot Envy Studio) with Sammy Fielding doing all of the sound recording and mixing work in Berkeley, CA. Here we have Rob Sadot recording “Full Spectrum Dominance” in Berkeley.

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The 18 songs cover many topics and emotions. The reflective love songs are titled In the Harbor of Love, Lori, and Dearest Lady. The original broadside ballad topical songs are well-researched on timely topics, such as Full Spectrum Dominance, An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King, Selling Futures, Courage To Resist – Free Chelsea Manning, The Kidnapping Coup (Haiti 2004), and No Nuke Blues Fukushima Update.

Full Spectrum Dominance is of those songs that may take on greater significance and meaning as time goes by. The term is used by the US military and political sectors in reference to their goal of global hegemony on land, air, sea, outerspace, and cyberspace.

The line that says, “Beware of those who joke about sending in the drones!” is a reference to President Obama’s joke at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, May 1, 2010. It was as callous and crude as President Bush’s joke skit at the same dinner during his administration when he was joking about looking for “weapons of mass destruction” in the country he massively destroyed for being under suspicion of having them, Iraq.

Psychopaths in powerful positions seem to not have the empathic abilities that normal people have in society. Michael Moore reported on it here: Obama Jokes About Killing Jonas Brothers With Predator Drones (00:29) mmflint channel“The Jonas Brothers are here. (Applause.) They’re out there somewhere. Sasha and Malia are huge fans. But, boys, don’t get any ideas. (Laughter.) I have two words for you, predator drones. (Laughter) You will never see it coming. (Laughter.) You think I’m joking. (Laughter.)

This song was written by Vic Sadot for the 4-10-11 visit of Bruce Gagnon to speak at Fellowship Hall in Berkeley, CA. Bruce is the founder of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space. The line-up for this October 2012 session was Vic Sadot on vocals and acoustic guitar, Rob Sadot on electric guitar, and Eric Golub is on violin. “Full Spectrum Dominance makes us all the “enemy”!

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Selling Futures (4:32) Vic Sadot & Eric Golub on Truth Troubadour CD at CD Baby YouTube Channel. Published on Dec 11, 2016 – Provided to YouTube by CDBaby.

“We’ve got socialism for the rich; competition for the rest…

 What kind of social system leaves so many dispossessed? …

 If we should ever take it in our hearts to share this great Land of the Free,

 It would be like Woody Guthrie said: This land was made for you and me!”

See Woody Guthrie Center to learn more about his legacy in American folk music.

The Kidnapping Coup is a broadside ballad that tells the story of the US military intervention in Haiti in 2004 to overthrow the elected government of Jean-Bertrand Aristide and the Lavalas Party. He and his wife were actually blindfolded and taken to Africa on a US military jet!

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Eric Golub in the Berkeley studio from a “Full Spectrum Dominance” video screenshot.

Vic chose some great songs to cover too: Changes and United Fruit (Company) by Phil Ochs, Working Class Hero by John Lennon, Masters of War by Bob Dylan, and Fayette County Snow by Greg DeCowsky. Click on the titles or on the photos below to hear these cover songs on the CD.

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The Fog Watch takes you back into time before we had paved roads and it took farmers an over-night trek to deliver their harvest to the nearest local marketplace. That song was adapted from a poem by Vic’s Uncle George Reuter.

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Truth Troubadour CD Credits: Vic Sadot on vocals and acoustic guitar on all 18 songs; and on piano accordion on 9, 12, 14, 17. Eric Golub on viola 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18; violin 2, 12, 13, 15, 16; ukulele on tracks 4, 5, 9, 11, 18; baritone ukulele 14 and 17. Rob Sadot on electric guitar on 1, 13, 15. Dean A. Banks on piano/bass on 1. Rob Hunter on drums/recording engineer at The Tune Room in Wilmington, DE on 1. All other recording/mastering by Sammy Fielding at Ancient Owl Audio in Berkeley, CA. Back cover photo by Cecile Earle 7-22-16 at Redwood Gardens Community Room in Berkeley, CA. CD Design by Vic Sadot.

Click this widget link to see CD Baby store for Truth Troubadour!

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Related Links: 

Facebook Page Dedicated to “Truth Troubadour” CD Released in December 2016. Love songs and broadsides for the post 9/11 Trump era! 

9/11 Truth & Justice Songs CD at CD Baby 

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Broadsides & Retrospectives CD at CD Baby

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Comin’ Home CD by Vic Sadot & Planète Folle at CD Baby

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“9/11 Truth & Justice SongsCD was released on 9/11/11 for the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 & Anthrax Crimes. The 16 songs were published on Oct 13, 2015 as a playlist at CD Baby’s YouTube Channel.

1973 Audio Becomes 2015 Vimeo Video: “Phil Ochs May 1973 Interview: Nixon, Watergate, South America” by Vic Sadot & Rich Lang (30:10) Vic Sadot Broadside Balladeer Vimeo Channel. Phil talks about Nixon, Watergate developments, the TV show he was on the day before, and his travels in South America.
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“9/11 in the Academic Community” Movie Live-Stream from Berkeley!

March 30, 2014 Post Event Update Notice: “NOW ARCHIVED”!

The Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance (NCA911Truth) Live-Stream event from Berkeley’s Historic Fellowship Hall on MARCH 27, 2014 is now archived on No Lies Radio! 

The idea of the live-stream event was to promote the screening of the film, “9/11 in the Academic Community”, at campuses and communities world-wide in 2014. See the link to the film if you wish to organize an event in your area. The featured film is not in the archive since it was a one-time publicity agreement with the film maker, Adnan Zuberi. The short film titled “The San Francisco International Inquiry into 9/11” was shown, and the 10th Anniversary of that event organized by NCA911Truth was celebrated. Truth Troubadour Vic Sadot sang “Cheney’s in the Bunker” and “Trouble in the Rubble”, and the first of those two songs is in this archived segment. The sponsors were Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, Project Censored, the BFUU Social Justice Committee, and No Lies Radio. Trailers to the featured film and links to purchase it are also listed at this link at NoLiesRadio. Watch it for free and make a donation if you want to support our work! noliesradio.org/archives/76644

Original Post Follows:

The Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance presents “9/11 IN THE ACADEMIC COMMUNITY” by Live-Stream on No Lies Radio.  “San Francisco International Inquiry into 9/11” will also be shown to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of that event. THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014 at 7 PM Pacific Time from Historic Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709 on No Lies Radio.

Five Northern California-based groups have teamed up to publicize the new film titled “9/11 in the Academic Community”. The Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, Project Censored, the BFUU Social Justice Committee, and No Lies Radio have teamed up to create a Live-stream Internet Event that anyone can watch from anywhere! If you cannot be with us in person at Historic Fellowship Hall in Berkeley, then you can be there in spirit by watching both movies and the discussion by live-stream. Wherever in the world you may be, you can join us in real time at this No Lies Radio link: www.noliesradio.org/archives/76644

Berkeley Calling! "9/11 In The Academic Community" Movie Live Stream on March 27 2014 at 7 pm from Historic Fellowship Hall by No Lies Radio!

Berkeley Calling! “9/11 In The Academic Community” Movie Live Stream on March 27 2014 at 7 pm from Historic Fellowship Hall by No Lies Radio!

Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth posted a review that said: “9/11 In The ACADEMIC COMMUNITY, a winner at the University of Toronto Film Festival, is a unique film that documents academia’s treatment of critical perspectives on 9/11. It explores the taboo that has been effective in shielding the American government’s narrative of the events of 9/11 from scholarly examination. Through a powerful reflection on intellectual courage and the purpose of academia, the film aims at changing intellectual discourse on 9/11 and the War on Terror… As well as probing the repercussions several scholars have endured due to their individual investigations into 9/11, this documentary provides an analysis of impairments in professional inquiry, ranging from the failure to critically reflect on terms that function as “thought-stoppers” (such as “conspiracy theory”) to the structural approach that restricts inquiry to the broad implications of 9/11 while shutting out enquiry into the events of the day itself.” http://www.ae911truth.org/en/news-section/57-news-releases-by-others/795-new-film-takes-on-911-in-the-academic-community.html

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To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of one of the most important events organized by Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance March 26-28, 2004, a short film titled “San Francisco International Inquiry into 9/11”. Two of the founders of the organization that created that event 10 years ago will be at Fellowship Hall to speak, Carol Brouillet, and Ken Jenkins, who will be our evening MC.

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Vic Sadot will sing a song from his CD “9/11 Truth & Justice Songs”.  www.vicsadot.com

Vic Sadot is Truth Troubadour at YouTube, Blogspot, and Twitter. He is the current chair of the Social Justice Committee and a long time movement singer-songwriter. www.youtube.com/truthtroubadour

Vic Sadot is Truth Troubadour at YouTube, Blogspot, and Twitter. He is the current chair of the Social Justice Committee and a long time movement singer-songwriter. www.youtube.com/truthtroubadour

Official site of the movie “9/11 in the Academic Community” directed by A. Zuberi. http://911inacademia.com The main thesis of the film concerns the silence of the academic community on this vital issue. I think it is extremely important and very well produced.” Morton Brussel, Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign To help promote this event via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/553167108114974   Co-Sponsors and Links to their websites: Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance www.sf911truth.org Project Censored www.projectcensored.org No Lies Radio www.noliesradio.org Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth www.ae911truth.org Social Justice Committee of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists www.bfuu.org/events/social-justice