Friday, April 27, 2012 at 11:59 AM
The beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers sparked the chain of events that led to the deadly L.A. riots 20 years ago this weekend. Host Michel Martin speaks with Rodney King about his memories of the riots, the beating, and his new book, The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption.
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NPR's Tom Goldman explains how President Teddy Roosevelt stepped in to change football.
If You Don't Know The Name Horst Faas, Look At This
You don't have to know anything about him to be stirred by the power of his photos.
The Visual South, Part IV: Getting Lost In Mississippi
For communities in western Mississippi, the history is rich, the times are tough, and life goes on.
How Swiss Guards And Sacred Geese Saved Rome
It was 485 years ago today that Rome, the Eternal City, was sacked by the army of Charles V.
'Fug You': The Wild Life Of Ed Sanders
The founding member of the avant-rock band The Fugs has written a new memoir.
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