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Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 Study Guide & Plot Summary

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Plot Summary

In the conventional sense, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 has no plot or story line at all. The work consists of a series of monologues, the words of real persons interpreted by Smith in her dual role as playwright-performer. The monologues are edited redactions made up from interviews that Smith conducted in the aftermath of the events that seriously divided the Los Angeles community in the wake of the Rodney G. King beating on the night of March 3, 1991.

The playwright, to remind both her audiences and her readers of the issues, provides a ' Time Line" in production playbills and the published work. The Time Line is a chronological outline of the important events referenced by the various voices in the play. It is that which provides the "story." The major occurrences from that Time Line are summarized below.

1991: March 3-15

On March 3, after stopping King for speeding, members of...

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