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Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in this April 21, 2012 file photo (Credit: Reuters/Danny Moloshok)

Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in this April 21, 2012 file photo (Credit: Reuters/Danny Moloshok)