Reading America the Riot Act: Lessons of L.A.

The Heritage Foundation sponsored a forum on the conservative viewpoint concerning the social crises in urban America entitled,… read more

The Heritage Foundation sponsored a forum on the conservative viewpoint concerning the social crises in urban America entitled, “Reading America the Riot Act: The Moral and Economic Lessons of Los Angeles.” Starting with the urban violence that occurred in late April 1992 after the acquittal of four white Los Angeles policemen charged with beating a black suspect, the panelists discussed possible causes and remedies for the unrest in America’s cities, including mentions of the U.S. social welfare programs and the decrease in American moral values. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience following their remarks. close

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  • Phyllis Berry-Meyers Special Assistant (Former) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • J. Kenneth Blackwell Deputy Undersecretary Department of Housing and Urban Development->Intergovernmental Affairs
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Reading America the Riot Act: Lessons of L.A.

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Program ID:
26411-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 3, 1992
Last Aired:
Jun 6, 1992

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  • Jun 03, 1992 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 06, 1992 | 8:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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