NBC Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: George Lewis) Judicial decision to retry Los Angeles policeman Laurence Powell for his role in the beating of Rodney King featured; scenes shown from courtroom. [Defense attorney Michael STONE - doubts there can be a fair trial in the county.] Reaction to the original jury verdict reviewed. [Mayor Tom BRADLEY - criticizes the police.] [In court, superior court judge Stanley WEISBERG - says the retrial will be in Los Angeles County.] [Black leader Danny BAKEWELL - lauds decision.]
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