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Ventura County, California / Los Angeles Police Officers Trial / King Beating #343612

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 05, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Ventura County: Ron Allen) Brutality trial of Los Angeles police officers videotaped beating motorist Rodney King last year featured; scenes from Ventura County, California, courtroom, excerpt of videotape shown. [Prosecutor Terry WHITE - comments on beating.] Photos shown of accused officers Stacey Koon, Laurence Powell, Timothy Wind, and Ted Briseno. [Koon's attorney Darryl MOUNGER - describes King's alleged behavior before the beating.] [Powell's attorney Michael STONE - says officers thought King was on PCP.] [Wind's attorney Paul DePASQUALE - defends Wind's use of force.] Sex and racial composition of jury noted.

Allen, Ron;
Rather, Dan

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