30 years later: Rodney King beating video still a painful memory for L.A.

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On March 3, 1991, KTLA was the first television station to broadcast an amateur video showing what happened at the end of a police pursuit.

That tape, which showed LAPD police officers beating motorist Rodney King, had a huge impact on the history of Los Angeles.

KTLA’s Eric Spillman reports and joins KTLA 5 Live to reflect on what has changed in the department, 30 years later.

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