watts riots

watts riots

This Day In History: August 11 - Watts Riots (1965)

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VM-697 01:53:11-01:55:43 MONTAGE FIRE RAGES FROM DOWNTOWN STREET IN BLACK SECTION OF L.A. MONTAGE FEW BUILDINGS ARE SPARED AS FIRE RAGES FROM STORES. MS TWO BLACKS ARE LED HANDCUFFED, DOWN RAVAGED AVENUE. MONTAGE NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS PATROL DEVASTATED STREETS IN DAYTIME. MS DEVASTATED BUSINESSES POV SLOW MOVING CAR. MS ARMED GUARDSMAN WALKS BY STRING OF LEVELED STORES PAN. MS A POLICE CAR RIDES DOWN DESERTED AVENUE. MS GUARDMEN CROUCH BEHIND BARRICADE MADE OF DEBRIS. AERIAL LINE OF POLICE BLOCK AVENUE. For licensing inquiries please contact Historic Films Archive (www.historicfilms.com / info@historicfilms.com)