Tagged: Rodney King

‘We Can Get Along Here – We’re All Stuck Here For A While’: Rodney King – May 1, 1992

‘We Can Get Along Here – We’re All Stuck Here For A While’: Rodney King – May 1, 1992

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Pres. Bush-Mayor Bradley – News for May 1, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. If you lived in Los Angeles, this sunny May 1st in 1992, you woke up noticing the sky was red, the air was...

Days Of Rage – The Rodney King Verdict – April 29, 1992

Days Of Rage – The Rodney King Verdict – April 29, 1992

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Continuous coverage from KNX-AM, Los Angeles – April 30, 1992 In light of the goings on in Baltimore yesterday and today, and as a reminder of the public outrages visited on America since 1992; it’s ironic that...

April 29, 1992 – No Justice, No Peace

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KNX-AM Continuous News – 4:00 pm-6:30 pm (PDT)-April 29, 1992 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this April 29th, 22 years ago went from cautious anticipation to rage. The verdict in the Rodney King Beating trial was expected on this...

The Taking Of Ted the Hermit – April 7, 1996

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week + ABC Hourly News – April 7, 1996 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It just so happened, April 7th in 1996 was a Sunday. It was also Easter Sunday. It was also the first day of...

No Justice – No Peace. L.A. Burns – April 29, 1992

No Justice – No Peace. L.A. Burns – April 29, 1992

Click on the link here for Audio Player: One of the most costly and destructive riots in history. The beating trial of Rodney King by four Los Angeles Police Offers, who were handed not-guilty verdicts on this day in 1992. Within minutes of the verdict‘s reading, disturbances erupted...