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A television movie about the 1965 riots in the Watts section of Los Angeles. Recreates the experiences of Bob Richardson, a young Los Angeles Times messenger who covered the riots and subsequently became the paper's ...more

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... Bobby Richardson

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... Ruthana "Motherdear" Richardson

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... Junius Johnson

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... Roxie Turpin

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... Bill Thomas

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... Mrs Canfield

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... Clifford Turpin

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... J T Turpin

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... Lada

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... Officer John Riggs

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... Art Berman

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... Reverend Brooks

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Synopsis

A television movie about the 1965 riots in the Watts section of Los Angeles. Recreates the experiences of Bob Richardson, a young Los Angeles Times messenger who covered the riots and subsequently became the paper's first African-American reporter.

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