About the Program
On April 24, 2012 Rodney King recounted his life in the days and years following the video recording of his beating by the Los Angeles police on March 3, 1991. Mr. King recalled the riots in Los Angeles following the acquittal of four officers in the case and reports on his own legal problems and alcohol addiction. Mr. King spoke at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City.
Rodney King died on June 17, 2012.