ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 02, 1992
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Judd Rose) Justice Department reported opening a grand jury investigation into the Rodney King case.
(Washington: Tim O'Brien) Federal law of violations against civil rights that may be used in the King case examined; clip shown from film "Mississippi Burning"; details given of the law passed in the 1870s for use against the Ku Klux Klan. [Black MAN - says the judicial system does not work for blacks.] [Attorney General William BARR - says the question is, was there intentional use of excessive force.]
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.