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Posted inSurveillance and Privacy

Rodney King’s accidental ally

On March 3, 1991, a black man was pulled over in Los Angeles – and what happened next showed the entire nation what police brutality looks like. George Holliday, who filmed a critical 81 seconds in which police officers hit Rodney King more than 50 times with fists and batons, shares his feelings about that evening 24 years ago, as well as his thoughts on capturing police misbehavior on video today.

Posted inCriminal Justice, Guns, Guns and Society

Law and Disorder – Part 1

In this episode of Reveal, we investigate why minorities and kids with special needs face criminal charges for acting out in school; we uncover how police are poisoned on the job, and trace how people are building assault weapons from parts they buy online; and we gain insight into an elusive character fighting the death penalty in the most high profile of ways.

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