L. A. is burning : five reports from a divided city

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  • One year after the Los Angeles riots, Frontline revisits the city. Tracing the chronology of events from the moment the Rodney King verdict was announced, through the next 72 hours of rampage and deaths, to present day L. A., this examination of what happened becomes a larger essay on why Los Angeles is a warning signal.


  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. (Closed-Caption Decoder Required)
  • This program contains graphic language, scenes and descriptions of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.
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