Slow Burn

In 1992, a jury failed to convict the four Los Angeles police officers who'd been captured on videotape beating Rodney King. The city erupted into fire and chaos––the culmination of decades of unchecked police abuse and racial injustice.  For the sixth season of Slate’s Slow Burn, Joel Anderson returns to explore the people and events behind the biggest civil disturbance in American history––a story that’s still playing out today.


episode 6: S1 Ep. 6: Rabbit Holes

Watergate turned America into a nation of conspiracy theorists.


 2018-01-09  34m

episode 7: S1 Ep. 7: Saturday Night

The weekend it all fell apart.


 2018-01-16  39m

episode 8: S1 Ep. 8: Going South

How it all ended.


 2018-01-30  44m