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TV Coverage of L.A. Riot

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TV Coverage of L.A. Riot

TV Coverage of L.A. Riot

TV Coverage of L.A. Riot

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Ten years ago, helicopter pilot Bob Tur hovered over the intersection of Florence and Normandie in South Central L.A., transmitting live as Reginald Denny was pulled from his truck and beaten nearly to death. Tavis Smiley speaks with Howard Rosenberg, the television critic of the Los Angeles Times, who says the riots produced some of the best and some of the worst TV news journalism ever done.

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