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Los Angeles, California / The Violence / King / Anger and Frustration / National Reaction #586475

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 01, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Federal grand jury investigation of Rodney King's case noted. [KING - reacts emotionally to the violent situation.] President Bush noted sending federal troops to a site near the city.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The current situation in Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of arrival of the National Guard, of arson fires, looting and burned-out buildings. [Mayor Tom BRADLEY - says we will take back the streets from the looters.] [Outside post office, black WOMAN - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Keith Morrison) The anger and frustration in Los Angeles examined; scenes shown of looting. [Black LOOTER, irate black MAN, two Korean WOMEN, white store OWNER, two MEN, business WOMAN, irate black store OWNER - offer differing views on the looting.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The national reaction featured; scenes shown of violence in Seattle, San Francisco, Tampa, Florida, and Las Vegas, NV. [Seattle Mayor Norm RICE - says violence will not be tolerated.] [San Francisco Mayor Frank JORDAN - says troublemakers will be arrested.] Confrontation in Atlanta between police and college students and peaceful march in Brooklyn, NYC, shown.

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Lewis, George;
Morrison, Keith

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