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Bob Schieffer Ties 20th Anniversary of Rodney King Riots to Trayvon Martin

CBS's Bob Schieffer ended Sunday's Face the Nation by disgracefully connecting the 20th anniversary of the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles to Trayvon Martin. After showing videos of the King beating as well as the aftermath of the criminal trial, Schieffer stated - with a black and white picture of the Sanford teenager on the screen - "When the Trayvon Martin case came to public attention this year, King said the screams on those tapes reminded him of his own" (video follows with transcript and commentary): BOB SCHIEFFER, HOST: Finally, it was twenty years ago today that some of the worst riots in American history broke out in Los Angeles.
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