Nation: The Why's of Watts

A week after the savage Watts riots last August, California's Governor Pat Brown appointed a commission to find the reasons for the six-day uprising. The commission, headed by tough-minded John McCone, 63, former boss of the Central Intelligence Agency, spent 100 days at its task, interviewed hundreds of people ranging all the way from the Negro whose arrest for drunken driving touched off the holocaust to Brown himself. Last week the commission released its findings and no-nonsense recommendations* with a sober warning that unless immediate action is taken, the August riots "may seem...

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