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  •  - Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 6/17/2012 11:34:37 AM EST
    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
  •  - Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 6/17/2012 11:34:37 AM EST
    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
  •  - Rodney King attends a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King attends a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 6/17/2012 11:33:24 AM EST
    Rodney King attends a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
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    Posted: 6/7/2012 10:01:34 AM EST
    FILE - This April 25, 2009 file photo shows author Ray Bradbury attending The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at The University of California in Los Angeles. Bradbury, who wrote everything from science-fiction and mystery to humor, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in Southern California. He was 91. (AP Photo/Katy Winn, file)
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    Posted: 5/24/2012 8:50:47 PM EST
    FILE - In this April 26, 2009 file photo, Candy Spelling attends The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at The University of California Los Angeles. Spelling, the widow of TV producer Aaron Spelling is suing a Maryland auction house that sold part of her extensive collection of antique dolls, claiming it owes her money and failed to return unsold items. (AP Photo/Katy Winn, File)
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    Posted: 5/17/2012 11:15:45 AM EST
    FILE - Actor Nick Stahl attends a Cinema Society screening of "Sleepwalking" at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, in this March 11, 2008 file photo taken in New York. Los Angeles police say actor Stahl has been reported missing by his wife. Police Officer Cleon Joseph confirmed on Thursday, May 17, 2012 that the missing persons report was filed this week and the 32-year-old actor hasn't been found. The Los Angeles Times reports Stahl's wife last saw the actor on May 9. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
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    Posted: 5/16/2012 5:25:49 PM EST
    FILE - In this May 1, 2011 file photo, Duff Goldman, the cake master behind Food Network's reality show ?Ace of Cakes,? speaks at The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. YouTube's latest original content channel, HUNGRY, which goes live on July 2, is expected to feature a freewheeling blend of how-to and celebrity-driven food videos. One of the series will feature Goldman's "Duff's Food World," a sometimes irreverent variety show focused on food pop culture, including visits to unusual restaurants and spotlights of humorous food clips from the web and TV. (AP Photo/Katy Winn)
  •  - Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:32:04 AM EST
    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW)
  •  - Rodney King reacts to the audience during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King reacts to the audience during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:30:55 AM EST
    Rodney King (L) reacts to the audience, as he says he was "one of the lucky ones" because his incident was caught on video, during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" with journalist Patt Morrison at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW MEDIA)
  •  - Rodney King reacts to the audience during a discussion for his memoir with journalist Patt Morrison at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus

    Rodney King reacts to the audience during a discussion for his memoir with journalist Patt Morrison at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:30:07 AM EST
    Rodney King (L) reacts to the audience, as he says he was "one of the lucky ones" because his incident was caught on video, during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" with journalist Patt Morrison (R) at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW MEDIA)
  •  - Rodney King attends a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King attends a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:29:41 AM EST
    Rodney King attends a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW)
  •  - Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:27:39 AM EST
    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW)
  •  - Rodney King reacts to the audience during a discussion for his memoir with journalist Patt Morrison at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus

    Rodney King reacts to the audience during a discussion for his memoir with journalist Patt Morrison at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:26:19 AM EST
    Rodney King (L) reacts to the audience, as he says he was "one of the lucky ones" because his incident was caught on video, during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" with journalist Patt Morrison (R) at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW MEDIA TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  •  - Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:21:14 AM EST
    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW)
  •  - Rodney King talks with journalist Patt Morrison during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King talks with journalist Patt Morrison during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:15:57 AM EST
    Rodney King (L) talks with journalist Patt Morrison (R) during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW MEDIA)
  •  - Rodney King talks with journalist Patt Morrison during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Rodney King talks with journalist Patt Morrison during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:14:41 AM EST
    Rodney King (L) talks with journalist Patt Morrison (R) during a discussion for his memoir entitled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW MEDIA)
  •  - Rodney King talks during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California

    Rodney King talks during a discussion for his memoir at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California

    Posted: 4/22/2012 3:12:16 AM EST
    Rodney King talks during a discussion for his memoir book titled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, which started when LAPD officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW)
  •  - King talks with journalist Morrison during a discussion for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the

    King talks with journalist Morrison during a discussion for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the

    Posted: 4/21/2012 8:03:48 PM EST
    Rodney King (L) talks with journalist Patt Morrison (R) during a discussion for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots which started when Los Angeles Police Department officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - A woman waits in line to have Rodney King sign his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the

    A woman waits in line to have Rodney King sign his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the

    Posted: 4/21/2012 8:00:05 PM EST
    A woman waits in line to have Rodney King sign his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots which started when Los Angeles Police Department officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - King walks through the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California on his way to a book signing for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey

    King walks through the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California on his way to a book signing for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey

    Posted: 4/21/2012 7:56:12 PM EST
    Rodney King walks through the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California on his way to a book signing for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots which started when Los Angeles Police Department officers were acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)