News of the day for March 7, 1991 - troops from Operation Desert Storm begin to come home, President Bush delivers address the night before, Iraq putting down domestic uprising and video tape of police beating of Rodney King causing controversy in L.A. and Police Department.
March 7, 2011

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Operation Desert Storm - all over except the shouting.


On this day in 1991 the first combat troops were returning from Operation Desert Storm with more on the way. Meanwhile, uprisings around Iraq were being quickly extinguished by the Saddam Hussein regime. President Bush delivers an address the previous night to declare the war was over with reactions from Capitol Hill. In Los Angeles, viral video tape of a beating by police of motorist Rodney King in the Lakeview Terrace section of Los Angeles sparked controversy and a clumsy attempt at explanation on the parts of the LAPD. An investigation was promised.

And that's what it looked today if you were in 1991.

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