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Monday, August 13, 1990 N/A
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  • Season: 1989-90
  • Network: TNT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Story, Period Piece, Black Story, Historical Piece

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Plot Synopsis

Bob Richardson, an aspiring black reporter working as a messenger for the L.A. Times, gets his big break when the city erupts in violence during the infamous 1965 Watts Riots. His coverage resulted in a Pulitzer Prize.


Production Company:

  • Avnet/Kerner IAW Propaganda Films

Production Type:

  • Independent
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