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AP was there: Journalists recall covering MLK assassination
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AP was there: Journalists recall covering MLK assassination

Nancy Shipley was working in a news office in Nashville, Tennessee, when the call came 50 years ago. Gene Herrick was in Chicago routing photos to newspapers when his phone rang. Jack Thornell got the call in New Orleans; Kathryn Johnson heard the news in Atlanta. Together, over the next few days, the four helped…