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Official Negligence

How Rodney King and the Riots Changed Los Angeles and the LAPD

by Lou Cannon

  • 225 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.),
  • Race relations,
  • History,
  • Black American Sociology,
  • Political Discontent And Violence,
  • Riots,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Sociology,
  • Political,
  • Los Angeles,
  • African Americans,
  • Current Events / Political,
  • King, Rodney,
  • Racism,
  • 20th century,
  • California,
  • Civil rights

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages698
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8019913M
    ISBN 100812921909
    ISBN 109780812921908

    Get this from a library! Official negligence: how Rodney King and the riots changed Los Angeles and the LAPD. [Lou Cannon] -- Lou Cannon tells the story of the Rodney King beating, the influence of the media, the failures of the LAPD and Los Angeles government, and the subsequent five-day LA riots. Official Negligence: How Rodney King and t Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. Official Negligencetakes a hard look at the circumstances leading up to the riots. Cannon reveals how the videotape of the brutal beating of Rodney King had been sensationally edited by a local TV station, how political leaders required.

      Official Negligence by Lou Cannon. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Alethea Bowser on March 9, Pages: Louis Cannon (born ) is an American journalist, non-fiction author, and biographer. He was state bureau chief for the San Jose Mercury News in the late s and later senior White House correspondent of the Washington Post during the Ronald Reagan administration. He is a prolific biographer of US President Ronald Reagan and has written five books about him.

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Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the Spring of five days of rioting laid waste to South C /5. Official Negligence takes a hard look at the circumstances leading up to the riots. Cannon reveals how the videotape of the brutal beating of Rodney King had been sensationally edited by a local TV station, how political leaders required LAPD officers to carry metal batons despite evidence linking them to the rising toll of serious injury in Brand: Basic Books.

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Lou Cannon's book Official Negligence will be read by many as a revisionist account of the Rodney King affair and the L.A. riots. Parts of the book, particularly the story of how Police Chief Daryl Gates left his post at the onset of the riots, are familiar.

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Proposition 13 was cheered by homeowners because it fixed property taxes at. Official Negligence takes us behind the scenes at City Hall and at police headquarters, inside jury rooms, onto the front lines of the violence in the streets, and into the hearts and minds of unknown heroes and tells, for the first time, a riveting tale of multiple injustices, mismanagements, and misjudgments.

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