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Transcripts, Depositions, Consultants Reports; and Selected Documents

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F 869 L8C15




















MIC FLM F 869 L8C17

California. Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots. Transcripts, Depositions, Consultants Reports; and Selected Documents. California. Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots.  Los Angeles: 1965.

5 reels. 35 mm.


            On August 24, 1965 California Governor Edmund Brown appointed a commission to investigate the causes of the Los Angeles Riots and to make recommendations to prevent future outbreaks. The commission gathered testimony from " administrators, law enforcement officers, [state, county and city officials], representatives of business labor, and residents of the area where the riots occurred." This testimony is reproduced here.


            Reel 1.       v.1: Table of Contents. Selected Document List (bibliography of works about minorities and riots, especially in                                     California).

                              v.2: Chronology.

                              v.3- Transcripts and Depositions, listed 5: alphabetically by the person making the deposition.

            Reel 2.       v.6- Transcripts and Depositions, con't.

            Reel 3.       v.9- Transcripts and Depositions, con't.

            Reel 4        v.12 Transcripts and Depositions, con't.

                             v. 15: Selected interviews and other documents of the Governor's Commission, listed alphabetically by person or                                        organization.

            Reel 5        v.16: Selected Documents con't.

                             v. 17: Reports of consultants to the

                              v.18: Governor's Commission, listed alphabetically.



            Reel 1 has a table of contents. The library also  has a printed copy of the report of the Governor's Commission (California. Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots, Violence in the City-An End or a  Beginning. Los Angeles: 1965). This includes the names of the consultants to the Commission and a "List of Sworn Witnesses and Other Witnesses."


            Afro-Americans-- California-- Los Angeles-- Watts Riot, Los Angeles, California. 1965