Friday, April 30, 2010
Retro Friday: The 1992 Los Angeles Civil Unrest, 18 Years Later
Can you believe it's been 18 years? It's now astounding to think just how scary this moment was in Los Angeles history. (I was watching from afar, at college in Chicago.) Tanks rolling into the city. Fires. Looting. Ordinary citizens standing on their rooftops with weapons. City-wide curfews.
Here are some news clips from the days after the April 29 spark.