A potent brew: Booze and crime

Whitman, David; Bowermaster, David
May 1993
U.S. News & World Report;5/31/93, Vol. 114 Issue 21, p57
Reports that official investigations of the 1992 Los Angeles riot have virtually ignored liquor's role in fostering crime and neighborhood discord in South Central L.A. and in helping to ignite the orgy of looting and violence. How liquor store is a fixture of the modern ghetto; Costs of alcohol abuse; Omnipresent role of liquor in the riot.


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