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11:33 am
Tue January 22, 2008

Memphis Moment: The Lorraine Motel

Memphis, TN – The Lorraine Motel, the site of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, has had a long uneven history. When the hotel first opened in the 1920's, it was called the Windsor. In the era of Jim Crow segregation, it was one of the few hotels which welcomed black travelers.