This is one of two transcripts of KMEX-TV evening newscasts that were in the LAPD file on Ruben Salazar. The newsman was hired by Spanish-language station in January 1970 to direct its fledgling news operation. Former station Vice President Joe Rank told the The Times that Salazar quickly made a decision to leave The Times for KMEX. “I was surprised at how easy a sell it was,” Rank said in an interview. Salazar wrote a weekly column for The Times while he worked at KMEX.
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