Washington Post: George Holliday, who videotaped L.A. police beating Rodney King, dies of covid-19 complications

Washington Post: George Holliday, who videotaped L.A. police beating Rodney King, dies of covid-19 complications. “George Holliday, the plumber who videotaped White Los Angeles police officers beating Black motorist Rodney King in 1991, capturing a brutal attack that became a symbol of racial injustice and helped spark a week of deadly riots after the officers were acquitted, died Sept. 19 at a hospital in Simi Valley, Calif. He was 61. The cause was complications of covid-19, said his friend Robert Wollenweber. Mr. Holliday had been hospitalized with the coronavirus for about a month.”

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