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The Riot Report - When Black neighborhoods across America erupted in violence during the summer of 1967, President Johnson appointed a commission to determine what happened, why it happened, and what could be done to keep it from happening again. The bi-partisan commission’s final report offered a shockingly unvarnished assessment of American race relations that would doom its finding to political oblivion.

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American Experience, TV's most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.