1965/66 Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles


New Riot in Watts Kills 2, Injures 25; 200 Police Quiet Negro Teen-Agers; 2 Are Killed and 25 Injured as Negro Teen-Agers Riot in Watts District. 200 POLICE QUIET LOS ANGELES AREA But Officer Warns It Could ‘Flare Up in a Second’ Guard on Standby Alert

LOS ANGELES, March 15 Hundreds of Negro teen-agers rioted this afternoon in Watts, the same poor section of the city that was torn by racial disorders last summer. Two men were killed and at least 25 were injured. VIEW FULL ARTICLE IN TIME MACHINE

– NYTimes