PBS NewsHour

Remembering the Complicated Life Story of Rodney King

Clip: 06/18/2012 | 8m 54s

Rodney King, whose video-taped beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 launched a public dialogue about race relations in the United States, died Sunday at age 47. Jeffrey Brown, Patt Morrison of The Los Angeles Times and Darnell Hunt of the University of California, Los Angeles discuss his complicated life.

Aired: 06/18/12

Rating: NR

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