Ryan Gattis At The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books To Discuss His Novel On The L.A. Riots

Festival of Books: Ryan Gattis reconstructs the 1992 L.A. Riots in ‘All Involved’

April 14, 2015

JASMINE ELIST

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).

Panel

Name: Untold Stories

Date: Sunday

Time: 12:30pm

Location: Steeley G. Mudd

Other Panelists: Laila Lalami, Atticus Lish, Nina Revoyr

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