Los Angeles Herald-Examiner Watts 1965 Articles

Title

Los Angeles Herald-Examiner Watts 1965 Articles
McCone Panel Meets
MWD Praise Officers for Courage in Riots
Brown Calls Riot Alert Report Bunk

Description

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. Brown's recommendations for the committee; the Metropolitan Water District's commendation of the LAPD's conduct during the 1965 events; Gov. Brown's disavowal of a report that a semi-official warning or brief warned of the events in Watts 15 months before they occurred, he called this report "unadulterated bunk."

Date

August 25, 1965

Subject

Watts 1965, McCone Commission, Los Angeles Police Department, Governor Brown, Watts 1965 Aftermath

Publisher

Los Angeles Herald-Examiner

Identifier

scl000006

Files

scl000006001.jpg

Citation

“Los Angeles Herald-Examiner Watts 1965 Articles,” Watts Collection, accessed December 15, 2019, http://watts.library.lmu.build/cms/items/show/6.