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Los Angeles, California / Fear / The Neighborhood #141118

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 01, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Casualties in Los Angeles and in Watts riots of 1965 compared.

(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) Reaction of residents of Los Angeles to the violence featured; scenes shown from across the city. [Store SPOKESMAN, SHOPPER; West Los Angeles residents Laura and Justin McCORMICK; SHOPPER - express their concerns and fears.] Fires shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Jesse Jackson about the plight of young men from the city's poor neighborhoods mentioned.

(South central Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) Impact of the violence on the south central Los Angeles neighborhood examined; scenes shown of burned-out and looted stores. [ABC Market manager Jeff BIRDSONG, attorney Claudia WEST-KELLOGG, Reverend Alexander PAMILTON, three black MEN - react to the looting of the black community's store.]

Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy;
Rooney, Brian

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