Rarely Seen Footage Shows Watts Riots

Fifty years after the Watts Riots devastated the community, rarely seen video footage shot by a National Guard cameraman shows the extent of the damage.

Rarely seen video shot by a cameraman for the National Guard during the Watts Riots.
As riots erupted in Watts in 1965, the National Guard was deployed to help quell the disturbance.
As riots continued to tear Watts apart over several August days, law enforcement struggled to regain control of the neighborhood.
Rare footage of the Watts riots shows the destruction that destroyed the neighborhood in August 1965.
After days of rioting, residents began to assess the damage done to the community after the 1965 Watts Riots.
After days of devastating riots, Watts residents are faced with the aftermath.
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