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Interview with Los Angeles Police Chief Parker about the political and logistical challenges of modern urban policing and how they apply to his department's work.

An editorial for the Watts Conference Supplement covering the history of Watts and Los Angeles, including sociological, economics and laws all leading to the "Watts Uprising" of 1965

Booklet regarding Watts 1965, which includes the sections: "What was the Position of the Communists on the Events", The Worker's "Cops and Troops Slay 26" and William C. Taylor's Radio Talk "Upsurge in South Los Angeles"

These articles that discuss the "Watts Riots" and its immediate aftermath. Topics include: The first meeting and agenda items for the McCone Commission, i.e. acquiring space, staff, and resources for planned three month inquiry as well as Gov.…

An article that reexamines the "Watts Rebellion" 7 years after the fact, noting that the flood of "investigations that came to Watts loaded with government grants" often failed to view black Watts residents "as anything more than objects to be…

Much of the journal focuses on arrest and trial statistics following the events of the 1965 Watts Uprising. Also included is a study/poll measuring different attitudes of black Watts residents in Crenshaw, Watts, and other South Central neighborhoods…
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