Urban Revitalization Program
President Bush spoke on his administration’s program for revitalizing America’s cities during a photo opportunity in the Oval… read more
President Bush spoke on his administration’s program for revitalizing America’s cities during a photo opportunity in the Oval Office. President Bush stood before a chart listing his administration’s programs for ridding the cities of crime, promoting businesses in the inner cities, and educational reforms designed to improve city schools. Presdient Bush’s news conference came nearly two weeks after riots broke out in Los Angeles after the acquittal of four white police officers charged with beating a black suspect during an arrest captured on videotape by a Los Angeles resident. President Bush previously announced the infusion of $800 million of federal aid to Los Angeles. He could not give exact figures on the cost of the programs when asked by reporters. close
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