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Los Angeles, California / King Beating Case Trial / Verdict and Reaction #147142

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 17, 1993
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) The verdict in the trial of four policemen charged with violating the civil rights of Rodney King reported.

(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The reaction to the verdict featured; artist's sketches shown of the defendants Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell who were found guilty and Timothy Wind and Theodore Briseno who were acquitted. [King's attorney Milton GRIMES, Briseno attorney Harland BRAUN, Koon attorney Ira SALZMAN, Justice Department James TURNER, prosecutor Barry KOWALSKI - comment on the verdict.] The next steps in the case outlined. (Artist: Bill Lignante)

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ron Allen) The reaction of the city of Los Angeles to the verdict featured; scenes shown from the neighborhood. [Four PEOPLE, mother Angela KING, store owner Steve CHOO, residents James MINDT, Kenneth WILLIAM - react to the verdict.] The mood in the city during the trial and today cited.

Allen, Ron;
Lignante, Bill;
Muller, Judy;
Serafin, Barry

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