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Los Angeles, California / King Beating / Social Programs / Ueberroth #586522

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 13, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Los Angeles district attorney's announcement that he wants police officer Laurence Powell to be retried for the beating of motorist Rodney King reported; scenes shown of National Guard troops pulling out of Los Angeles today. Report introduced.

(Watts: Diana Koricke) Social programs sparked by the 1960's Los Angeles Watts riots featured; scenes shown of children in Head Start class. [Frederick Douglass Center Norma HOLLIS - lists Head Start services.] [Watts Health Foundation Harold HAMBRICK - talks about community-based planning.] [Maxine Waters Center Dr. Alton ARNOLD, student Henrietta FUNCHES - comment on success of the center.] [Social worker Stephanie Higgins IBARRA - talks about giving back to the community.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with south central Los Angeles rebuilding director Peter Ueberroth. [UEBERROTH - comments on government and community roles in rebuilding, inner-city neglect, restoring jobs.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Koricke, Diana
Duration:
00:04:50

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