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Los Angeles, California / King Beating Case Trial / Verdict / Community Reaction #147145

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 17, 1993
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Redeker) The reaction of community leaders to the verdict in the trial of four policemen charged with violating the civil rights of Rodney King featured. [Jesse JACKSON, NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) 's Benjamin CHAVIS, police chief Willie WILLIAMS, former police chief Daryl GATES, Mayor Tom BRADLEY, Governor Pete WILSON - comment on the verdict and justice.] The economic hard times in Los Angeles mentioned.

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(White House: Kathleen deLaski) The federal response to the verdict examined. [In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, President CLINTON - announces two policemen were found guilty.] [Attorney General Janet RENO - says justice has prevailed.]

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Coverage of the verdict on tomorrow's "This Week with David Brinkley" mentioned.

Redeker, Bill;
Serafin, Barry;
deLaski, Kathleen

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