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Four Los Angeles residents who rescued truck driver Reginald Denny from his rig after he was beaten during the first night of rioting were awarded a heroes' welcome at Los Angeles City Council, May 5, 1992. From right to back are Lei Yuille, Terri Barnett, Titus Murphy and Gregory Alan Williams. (Bob Galbraith/AP)
Four Los Angeles residents who rescued truck driver Reginald Denny from his rig after he was beaten during the first night of rioting were awarded a heroes' welcome at Los Angeles City Council, May 5, 1992. From right to back are Lei Yuille, Terri Barnett, Titus Murphy and Gregory Alan Williams. (Bob Galbraith/AP)
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Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles riots, sparked after a jury acquitted four white Los Angeles police officers for the videotaped arrest and beating of Rodney King, who is black.

In the chaos that ensued, a white truck driver, Reginald Denny, was dragged from his rig and brutally beaten. But Denny was saved by four people, who risked their own lives by driving into the heart of the riots.

Here & Now's Robin Young was there that day in 1992, and interviewed the four rescuers. She checked in with rescuer Bobby Green on the 10th anniversary of the attack in 2002, and today, she shares her reflections and talks with another of the four rescuers, Titus Murphy.

Editor's Note: The video below contains graphic content. The incident discussed in this segment begins at the 14:51 mark.

This segment aired on April 28, 2017.

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