The Night MLK Was Murdered: A Photographer’s Story

Colleagues gather on the balcony outside the Lorraine Motel's room 306, just a few feet from where Dr. King was shot, April 4, 1968.
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Henry Groskinsky—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

On April 4, 1968, LIFE's Henry Groskinsky, on assignment in Alabama, learned that Martin Luther King, Jr., had been shot in Memphis. He raced to the scene. Here's his story. Read More

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