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Los Angeles, California / Police Brutality Trial #139877

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 05, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Simi Valley: Judy Muller) Opening of jury selection in the trial of four Los Angeles police officers accused of beating motorist Rodney King reported; scenes shown from the March 3, 1991, videotape. [Defense attorney Michael STONE, ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Ramona RIPSTON - offer differing opinions on the defense.] Change of venue to Simi Valley, California, noted. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Joe DUFF - says area is pro-police.] Statement from police chief Daryl Gates about the beating mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy

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