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Bush on Los Angeles Riots

(2) tv-pg

Bush on Los Angeles Riots

(2 min) tv-pg

On April 29, 1992, shortly after four white LAPD officers were acquitted in the beating of Rodney King, rioting broke out in Los Angeles. On May 1, President George H. W. Bush delivers a nationally broadcast response to the unrest, which lasted more than a week.

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