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L.A. Times Today: A photographer’s helmet cam captured the Jan. 6 riot

L.A. Times Today: A photographer’s helmet cam captured the Jan. 6 riot

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In the thick of the mob outside the U.S. Capitol, L.A. Times photographer Kent Nishimura was identified as press — and feared for his safety.

He moved to the east front of the building and with his camera rolling he made his way inside — as insurrectionists broke in, shattering windows and storming the halls.