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May 3, 1992
In the past, federal troop deployments have included: * 1968: President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered 26,500 federal troops sent to Baltimore, Chicago and Washington when disorder erupted across the country after the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. * 1967: President Johnson ordered federal troops sent to Detroit after two days of rioting in July. * 1960s: Federal troops were used during anti-war demonstrations in the 1960s and 1970s.
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May 5, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
Demonstrators blocked traffic on one of the main bridges into Washington, D.C., for about two hours Monday as protests belatedly sprouted over the verdicts in the Rodney G. King beating case. Several hundred people also demonstrated outside the White House and Justice Department, and thousands of District of Columbia employees stayed home from work.
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May 5, 1992 | From Times Wire Services
Demonstrators blocked traffic on one of the main bridges into Washington, D.C., for about two hours Monday as protests belatedly sprouted over the verdicts in the Rodney G. King beating case. Several hundred people also demonstrated outside the White House and Justice Department, and thousands of District of Columbia employees stayed home from work.
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May 3, 1992 | Times researcher Michael Meyers
* The McDuffie Case (1980): Four white Miami police officers accused in the fatal beating of 33-year-old black insurance salesman Arthur McDuffie--who was pulled over for speeding on his motorcycle--were acquitted. Three police officers testified under immunity that their fellow officers had beaten McDuffie. On the evening of the acquittal, riots broke out in Miami's black neighborhoods. During the rioting, three white men were dragged from a car and beaten to death.
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February 13, 1989 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Five demonstrators were shot and killed Sunday and 80 people were seriously injured when Pakistani riot police opened fire on thousands of protesters attacking the U.S. cultural center here after a demonstration against the British novel "The Satanic Verses" turned into a rock-throwing anti-American melee.
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May 3, 1992 | Times researcher Michael Meyers
* The McDuffie Case (1980): Four white Miami police officers accused in the fatal beating of 33-year-old black insurance salesman Arthur McDuffie--who was pulled over for speeding on his motorcycle--were acquitted. Three police officers testified under immunity that their fellow officers had beaten McDuffie. On the evening of the acquittal, riots broke out in Miami's black neighborhoods. During the rioting, three white men were dragged from a car and beaten to death.
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May 1, 1992 | DAVID TREADWELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of black youths went on a rampage through downtown Atlanta on Thursday, while in cities elsewhere officials and police braced for possible violence as the verdicts in the Rodney G. King beating case appeared to touch a raw nerve around the country. In Madison, Wis., the windshields of 34 parked police cars were shattered and a note at the scene read, "Justice for King."
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May 2, 1992 | DAVID TREADWELL and EDITH STANLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Violence erupted Friday for the second straight day in the wake of the Rodney G. King verdicts as students from predominantly black Atlanta University hurled rocks and bottles at police and set patrol cars afire. At least 22 people were taken to hospitals after the incident. Officers, using tear gas, stopped the students from marching from the campus to downtown Atlanta. Police said 70 people were arrested.
NEWS
May 3, 1992
In the past, federal troop deployments have included: * 1968: President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered 26,500 federal troops sent to Baltimore, Chicago and Washington when disorder erupted across the country after the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. * 1967: President Johnson ordered federal troops sent to Detroit after two days of rioting in July. * 1960s: Federal troops were used during anti-war demonstrations in the 1960s and 1970s.
NEWS
May 2, 1992 | DAVID TREADWELL and EDITH STANLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Violence erupted Friday for the second straight day in the wake of the Rodney G. King verdicts as students from predominantly black Atlanta University hurled rocks and bottles at police and set patrol cars afire. At least 22 people were taken to hospitals after the incident. Officers, using tear gas, stopped the students from marching from the campus to downtown Atlanta. Police said 70 people were arrested.
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May 1, 1992 | DAVID TREADWELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of black youths went on a rampage through downtown Atlanta on Thursday, while in cities elsewhere officials and police braced for possible violence as the verdicts in the Rodney G. King beating case appeared to touch a raw nerve around the country. In Madison, Wis., the windshields of 34 parked police cars were shattered and a note at the scene read, "Justice for King."
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February 13, 1989 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Five demonstrators were shot and killed Sunday and 80 people were seriously injured when Pakistani riot police opened fire on thousands of protesters attacking the U.S. cultural center here after a demonstration against the British novel "The Satanic Verses" turned into a rock-throwing anti-American melee.
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