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Los Angeles, California / The Riot / Political Battle #141597

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 06, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Political battle over which administration is to blame for the conditions behind the Los Angeles riot featured. [At news conference with Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk, President BUSH - says we need to do more; talks about his urban agenda.] [Senator George MITCHELL - calls blaming President Lyndon Johnson absurd.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Incident in which patrolling National Guardsmen shot a motorist noted.

(Los Angeles: John Martin) Cleaning up in Los Angeles featured; scenes shown from funeral service for a Korean riot victim and from rebuilding effort led by Peter Ueberroth. [Police chief Daryl GATES - admits a police breakdown.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Bush quoted on his plans to visit Los Angeles.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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