Which Way Is The Wind Blowing?
On March 3 1991 Rodney King was brutally beaten by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department. Films of the incident show the police using grossly excessive force. The four officers were tried and acquitted. Within hours riots started in Los Angeles which lasted six days. During that time 63 people were killed and 2,373 people were injured. It ended only after the National Guard, Army, and Marine Corps re-established control. In the midst of all the carnage, Rodney