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  •  - King signs his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", alongside his fiancee Kelley at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University

    King signs his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", alongside his fiancee Kelley at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University

    Posted: 4/21/2012 7:53:07 PM EST
    Rodney King (L) signs his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", alongside his fiancee Cynthia Kelley (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 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 signs an autograph as he attends the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from

    King signs an autograph as he attends the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from

    Posted: 4/21/2012 7:49:48 PM EST
    Rodney King (L) signs an autograph as he attends the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", with his fiancee Cynthia Kelley (R) 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 attends a book signing for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", with his fiancee Kelley at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of

    King attends a book signing for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", with his fiancee Kelley at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of

    Posted: 4/21/2012 7:43:06 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING TYPO IN LAST SENTENCE Rodney King (L) attends a book signing for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", with his fiancee Cynthia Kelley (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 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 poses with his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", alongside his fiancee Kelley at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the

    King poses with his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", alongside his fiancee Kelley at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the

    Posted: 4/21/2012 7:38:25 PM EST
    Rodney King (L) poses with his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption", alongside his fiancee Cynthia Kelley (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 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 poses with 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

    King poses with 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

    Posted: 4/21/2012 7:32:12 PM EST
    Rodney King poses with 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 attends a book signing for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" with his fiancee Kelley at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of

    King attends a book signing for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" with his fiancee Kelley at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of

    Posted: 4/21/2012 7:28:00 PM EST
    Rodney King (L) attends a book signing for his memoir book titled, "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" with his fiancee Cynthia Kelley (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 29th marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots which started after LAPD officers where acquitted after being accused of beating Rodney King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - Rodney King arrives to talk about his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Rodney King arrives to talk about his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Posted: 4/21/2012 7:01:17 PM EST
    Rodney King arrives to talk about 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 King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:53:48 PM EST
    Rodney King smiles 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 King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - King smiles during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    King smiles during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:46:58 PM EST
    Rodney King smiles 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 King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - King smiles during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    King smiles during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:45:36 PM EST
    Rodney King smiles 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)
  •  - King reacts to the audience during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    King reacts to the audience during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:44:32 PM EST
    Rodney King 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 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 after Los Angeles Police Department officers were acquitted after being accused of beating King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - King smiles during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    King smiles during a discussion for his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:42:38 PM EST
    Rodney King smiles 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)
  •  - Rodney King speaks with journalist Morrison at the LA Times Festival of Books in Los Angeles

    Rodney King speaks with journalist Morrison at the LA Times Festival of Books in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:40:12 PM EST
    Rodney King (L) speaks about how a construction company he started did various jobs for law enforcement agencies 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. King was attending a discussion about his memoir book titled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption." April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots which started after Los Angeles Police Department officers were acquitted after being accused of beating King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - King signs a photograph made from a video tape during a book signing session in Los Angeles

    King signs a photograph made from a video tape during a book signing session in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:36:10 PM EST
    Rodney King signs a photograph made from a video tape taken March 3, 1991 of his arrest during a book signing session 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 after Los Angeles Police Department officers were acquitted after being accused of beating King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - King's signature is seen after he signed a photograph during a book signing session in Los Angeles

    King's signature is seen after he signed a photograph during a book signing session in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:31:41 PM EST
    Rodney King's signature is seen after he signed a photograph made from a video tape taken March 3, 1991 of his arrest during a book signing session for King's 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 after Los Angeles Police Department officers were acquitted after being accused of beating King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - King signs his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in Los Angeles

    King signs his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:26:08 PM EST
    Rodney King signs 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 after 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 signs his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in Los Angeles

    King signs his memoir book at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:24:35 PM EST
    Rodney King signs his memoir book titled "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" along with the quote "Can we all get along," which he is known for saying during the L.A. riots, 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 after 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 smiles as he walks to a book signing for his memoir book in Los Angeles

    King smiles as he walks to a book signing for his memoir book in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:10:33 PM EST
    Rodney King (C) smiles as he walks through 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" during the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in Los Angeles April 21, 2012. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots which started after Los Angles Police Department officers where acquitted after being accused of beating King during his March 3, 1991 arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - Rodney King signs a photograph during a book signing for his memoir book in Los Angeles

    Rodney King signs a photograph during a book signing for his memoir book in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/21/2012 6:07:56 PM EST
    Rodney King signs a photograph, beside his fiance Cynthia Kelley, during a book signing 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. The photograph was made from a video tape taken March 3, 1991 of King's arrest, which became the subject of a police brutality case and riots after the acquittal of charges on the police officers. April 29 marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots which started after Los Angeles Police Department officers were acquitted after being accused of beating King during his arrest. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)
  •  - Rodney King reacts to the audience while participating in a discussion in Los Angeles

    Rodney King reacts to the audience while participating in a discussion in Los Angeles

    Posted: 4/21/2012 5:51:38 PM EST
    Rodney King reacts to the audience as he says he was "One of the Lucky Ones" because his incident was caught on video while participating in 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. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY)