Festival of Books: Ryan Gattis reconstructs the 1992 L.A. Riots in ‘All Involved’
April 14, 2015
On April 29, 1992, violence erupted throughout Los Angeles in the wake of the Rodney King verdict: A jury had failed to convict four white LAPD officers in the beating of African American motorist King, despite the incident having been captured on video. People took to the streets in a fury that lasted six days, leaving more than 54 dead, more than 2,300 injured and causing nearly $1 billion in damage. Continue Reading Here (Los Angeles Times).
Name: Untold Stories
Location: Steeley G. Mudd
Other Panelists: Laila Lalami, Atticus Lish, Nina Revoyr