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Los Angeles, California / Denny Beating Arrests / Bush / Police Brutality / Children #344256

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 12, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ron Allen) Arrests of suspects accused of beating truck driver Reginald Denny during the recent Los Angeles violence featured; scenes shown of Los Angeles police chief Daryl Gates arresting one of the suspects. [GATES - comments on suspects; expresses concern about inability to reach Denny during his assault.] Videotape of the beating and photos of suspects shown. [Los Angeles police sergeant Richard THOMAS - comments on arrests.] Charges the suspects are likely to face listed.

(Los Angeles: Cinny Kennard) Denny featured. [Denny's mother Sandy MUNDY - comments on suspects' arrests.] Denny's statement on the arrests quoted; his medical condition noted; excerpt shown of home video of Denny. [Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital Dr. Madison RICHARDSON - comments on Denny.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Today's talks between President Bush and Congress with regard to possible help for the cities reported.

(Capitol Hill: Eric Engberg) Congressional Democrats' charges that the Bush Justice Department is refusing to release its report on police brutality for political reasons and Congressional Black Caucus head Representative John Conyers' demand of a copy of the report reported.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Results given of Scholastic Publishing poll of children in grades 3-12 on the Rodney King police beating verdict, the American legal system, and race relations.

Allen, Ron;
Engberg, Eric;
Kennard, Cinny;
Rather, Dan

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