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Los Angeles Riots / President Bush #866629

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 01, 1992
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(Studio: Susan Rook) Civil rights charges could be filed against police officers who beat Rodney King.

(White House: Mary Tillotson) President George Bush to speak to the country about the riots tonight. After meetings with advisers, he sent National Guard troops to area to help calm violence. Black leaders meeting with the president approved of the sending of troops. Tonights statement will be about Federal Grand Jury investigation of the verdict of the local jury. [Excerpt speech: President George BUSH, Excerpt press conference: Marlin FITZWATER, White House Press Secretary, Excerpt press conference: Benjamin HOOKS, Executive Director, NAACP, Excerpt press conference: Rev. Joseph LOWERY, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Interview: John JACOB, President, National Urban League.]

Tillotson, Mary

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