TITLE

WASHINGTON DIARIST

AUTHOR(S)
Hertzberg, Hendrik
PUB. DATE
May 1992
SOURCE
New Republic;5/25/92, Vol. 206 Issue 21, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the race riots resulting from the acquittal of white police officers accused of beating African American Rodney King in Los Angeles, California. Criticism to President George Bush's description of the riot as a brutality of mob; Bush's promise of a federal action in the Rodney King case; Arson and looting in relation to the riots; Reasons why the riots were considered as structurally different from other riots in the city; Role of the television in the Rodney King trial.
ACCESSION #
12031508

 

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