What Can the Rest of the Country Learn from the LA Riots?

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Los Angeles, 20 Years after the RiotsA recent conference on the aftermath of the 1992 Rodney King riots was called "Los Angeles: America, only sooner." What are the lessons for the rest of America — then and now?

For complete KCRW coverage of the 1992 riots, go to KCRW.com/LARiots.


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