Book Discussion on The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins Brenda Stevenson talked about her book, The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the LA Riots, in which… read more

Book Discussion on The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins Brenda Stevenson talked about her book, The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the LA Riots, in which she looks at the 1991 killing of a 15-year-old African-American girl by a Korean store owner in Los Angeles, California. In her book, Professor Stevenson argues that this event, and the outcome of the trial that followed, acted as a catalyst for the 1992 Los Angeles riots. This interview, recorded at the University of California, Los Angeles, is part of Book TV’s College Series. close

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Book Discussion on The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins

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Program ID:
319231-3
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 17, 2014
Last Aired:
May 2, 2015

Airing Details

  • Aug 17, 2014 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2014 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2014 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2014 | 8:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 13, 2014 | 5:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 15, 2014 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 2015 | 7:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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