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Los Angeles, California / King Death #1024828

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 18, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The death of Rodney King, whose beating by police sparked riots in Los Angeles, reported.

(Rialto, California: Miguel Almaguer) King's troubled life reviewed; scenes shown of the pool where he drowned; video shown of the beating in 1991. [Rialto police Capt. Randy DEANDA†- says it was a drowning.] [In interview, KING – recalls his bones cracking.] [During the riots, KING – asks if we can all get along.] [“The Riot Within” co-author Lawrence SPAGNOLA†- says King was dealing with addiction when he was asked to be the planetary representative for police brutality and racial strife.]

Williams, Brian;
Almaguer, Miguel

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