Court TV: The Rodney King Case - What the Jury Saw in California vs. Powell (1992)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Law & Crime, Social History  |   Run Time - 116 min.  |  
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In this video, viewers track the events of one of this century's most notorious trials, California vs. Powell, one of the police officers accused of beating Rodney King. In this tape, viewers see the case from the jury's point of view, seeing only the evidence that was presented at trial, devoid of some of its more sensational trappings. Through this, viewers can get a sense of how the not guilty verdict that stunned and enraged the world was reached.

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Civil-Rights, court [law], criminal, police, racism, trial [courtroom]