L.A.: Who's a victim?

Whitman, David
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/1/93, Vol. 115 Issue 17, p36
Discusses the trial of Damian Williams and Henry Watson who were charged with attempted murder in the beating of trucker Reginald Denny. How radically America's debate about personal responsibility has shifted in a generation; The more recent view of the need to appreciate the victim status of poor blacks; The taped confession of Williams which was overlooked in the trial; Why the prosecutors didn't make more of the confession.


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