Mississippi, Hoover, J Edgar Hoover discussed on Coast to Coast AM


The he expressed to a friend of his who became a friend of ours a gentleman by the name of reverend ed king for the mississippi freedom democratic party he had expressed to at king that he knew that what was likely to happen was so much of the rumor is in any wendo that hoover had in his in his files and again a lot of it may very well just been false or partly only partly true but king had a strong sense that it was about the come out on him and that that would have put him in a position where he would have been delegitimize within the black clergy and that he he had a sense that he would other people would have had to have taken the lead after the poor people's campaign but he certainly you mean in the same speech he said i let a lived a long life everyone wants to live a long life but he had come to the terms that he was either he was going to be taken out through the nastiness of j edgar hoover and people like that in terms of rumor and innuendo or i mean if you kept on going he knew just as we said earlier that a lot of what saved his life were random events it wasn't like he was being protected by the military in secret service so he had to have known that you know things would have been inevitable in that way but i don't think he would've wanted to deliberately leave his kids fatherless all that kind of stuff bob is in las vegas on the wildcard line now hi george thank you very much for.

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