Newspapers: Enterprise in Los Angeles

At the first sign of trouble in the Watts area of Los Angeles last summer, the L.A. Times swung into action. It took some 50 reporters and photographers off other jobs and poured them into the riot-torn streets. To get as much of the inside story as possible, the paper turned a Negro advertising salesman into a reporter who provided a graphic eyewitness account. Times-men in other parts of the U.S. and abroad were alerted to file stories on the reaction to the turmoil. A Times reporter in Athens interviewed vacationing California...

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