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Los Angeles, California / Violence / Police Department / Denny Beating #344431

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 21, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ron Allen) Los Angeles police Lieutenant Michael Moulin's statement that Los Angeles police chief Daryl Gates wrongfully blamed him for the lack of police response to the recent Los Angeles riots featured; April 29 scenes of riots shown. [MOULIN - says he won't be a scapegoat; adds that Gates maligned his character.] [GATES - says Moulin made some mistakes.] Courtroom scenes shown of the four men accused of beating trucker Reginald Denny during the riots. [Compton city council Patricia MOORE - says Denny beating suspects should have been treated like the suspects in the beating of motorist Rodney King.] Scenes of the Denny beating shown. [Defense attorney Dennis PALMIERI - notes issue of provocation.]

Allen, Ron;
Rather, Dan

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