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Season 39, Episode 14 Twilight: Los Angeles

First Aired: June 29, 2012

Anna Deavere Smith performs "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992," her one-woman show about the 1991 beating of Rodney King and the riots in 1992 that followed the acquittal of the LAPD officers involved. Interspersed throughout: news footage and interviews about that era in L.A.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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