This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Violence continues for third day in Los Angeles. Police and National Guard units are out in force and federal troops are on standby. Rodney King makes statements calling for peace.
(Studio: Susan Rook) L.A. remains under dusk to dawn curfew.
(Los Angeles: Greg LaMotte) Mail services suspended in some neighborhoods and citizens line up at post office to receive government checks. Many flights to and from L.A.X. canceled or delayed.
(Los Angeles: Robert Vito) Effects of riot on one South Central L.A. family.
(Los Angeles: Greg LaMotte) Notes greater defensive forces this evening and anticipates it to be calmer.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Questions Greg LaMotte about security forces. [Excerpt press conference: Rodney KING, Interview: Susan CORTEZ, victim.]
(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.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Army and Marine troops ready in case National Guard needs backup in Los Angeles.
(Los Angeles: Dan Blackburn) Most hope presence of Army and Marine troops will be enough and they will not have to be used.
(Pentagon: Wolf Blitzer) Troops getting ready to go to L.A., but will only be used at the orders of the president. Would likely play a support role. [Interview: Mike WOO, Los Angeles City Council, Excerpt press conference: Chief Daryl GATES, Los Angeles Police Department, Interview: unnamed CITIZENS, Excerpt press conference: Marlin FITZWATER, White House Press Secretary.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Business owners in Korea Town demonstrate peacefully for the end of riots. [Interview: unnamed CITIZENS.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Demonstrations, fires and looting around the country in reaction to Los Angeles riots.
(Unnamed Location: Mark Leff) Second day of violence in the streets of Atlanta, Georgia National Guard on alert. Business owners in San Francisco clean up. Violence in Las Vegas leaves one person dead, National Guard called in and curfew in effect. In New York city some businesses closed early fearing that rallies could turn violent.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley discusses national law enforcement. [Excerpt speech: Governor Pete WILSON, California; Excerpt press conference: Mayor Tom BRADLEY, Los Angeles.]
(Miami, FL: John Zarella) Kerner Commission Report findings from the Johnson administration still hold true. [Interview: Rev. Joseph LOWERY, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Interview: Joseph CALIFANO, former adviser to Lydon Johnson, Interview: Mayor Xavier SAUREZ, Miami.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Gunman holding hostages at high school in Olivehurst in northern California. Ten have been shot.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Jeffrey Dahmer pleads guilty to murder of first victim.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Edward Dean Kennedy scheduled to be executed in Florida wins stay of execution.
(Studio: Susan Rook) An elderly man who drove car into crowd of students in Chicago, killing one, gets a ticket for negligent driving.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) House members ask judge to throw out sepina saying it violates separation of powers.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Deborah Gore Dean pleads not guilty to charges of fraud.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Mayday in post-Soviet Russia.
(Moscow: Ilene O'Conner) As many celebrate a newly free Russia on Mayday, remaining communists protest. [Interviews: unnamed Russian CITIZENS.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Four dead, sixteen injured as bus and cars are swept over the edge of a mountain pass in Switzerland by an avalanche.
(Studio: Ted Textor) Weather report.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Excitement in Louisville, Kentucky as the Kentucky Derby approaches.
(Louisville, Kentucky: Nick Charles) Horse named Arazi expected to win. [Interview: Ron MCANALLY, trainer, Interview: Leroy JOLLEY: trainer, Interview: Wayne LUCAS, trainer, Interview: Sonny HINE, trainer, Interview: Francois BOUTIN, Arazi's trainer.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Recap of Los Angeles news.
(Studio: Susan Rook) The police beating of Rodney King came into a spotlight because of a private video camera.
(Detroit: Ed Garsten) Private citizens using video cameras to catch crime on tape. Also, police cars equipped with video cameras capture behavior of officers and suspects. [Interview: Dan WERNER, Amateur Photographer, Interview: Cornelius PITTS, Attorney for acquitted suspect, Interview: Gary LYSHAK, video store manager, Interview: Judge Bernard FRIEDMAN, U.S. District Court.]