Connie Rice Commentary: Beating Caught on Tape

Commentator Connie Rice talks about the videotaped beating of a suspected car thief as he was being arrested in Compton last Wednesday. Should this case be compared to the Rodney King incident? Connie Rice says "no" and gives several reasons why these two cases are not similar.



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