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South Central L.A.: Inside Voices recordings collection
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Collection consists primarily of Umatic tapes of interviews for the American documentary South Central L.A.:Inside Voices (1994), which depicted interviews and self-documentation of residents of South Central Los Angeles in the aftermath of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. Also present are project files, which include interview transcripts, expense records, memos, and tax information.
The 1992 Los Angeles riots were a series of riots and civil disturbances that occurred in Los Angeles County in April and May of 1992. Unrest began in South Central Los Angeles on April 29, after a jury acquitted four officers of the Los Angeles Police Department charged with using excessive force in the arrest and beating of Rodney King.
75.375 Linear Feet 67 boxes
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Advance notice required for access. The majority of materials are housed at the Grand Archive, while boxes 46-48 are housed at the Doheny Memorial Library.