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Charlie Feathers: He Forgot To Remember To Forget

Robert Gordon, Q, November 1991

THE REBEL INN is on Highway 78, once a major thoroughfare linking Mississippi cottonland to the delta's big city of Memphis. The old motel's neon sign no longer functions properly, and the parking lot these days is more of a teen hangout than a place for weary motorists. James Earl Ray is said to have slept in the Rebel Inn the night before he shot Martin Luther King.

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