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Kent State, 1970, new tape evidence: "They heard someone shout 'prepare to fire' then give an order"

As you know, this week is the anniversary of the Kent State Killings. On May 4, l970, members of the Ohio National Guard fired into a crowd of Kent State University demonstrators. The guardsmen fired 67 rounds in 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine. One of the wounded was paralyzed permanently. This post is a fast three-parter. ? First, the new evidence. Via Digby we...
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Tin Soldiers and Nixon Coming: Kent State Shooting Anniversary

US Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft (4 years ago)

Today is the 41st anniversary of the 1970 National Guard killings of Vietnam War protesters at Kent State University. The enhanced audio tape released in 2007 provided evidence the Guards were ordered to shoot. What precipitated the... Read Post

Kent State, 40 Years Later

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (5 years ago)

On May 4, 1970, at Kent State University, in the city of Kent, Ohio, members of the Ohio National Guard fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent para... Read Post

This day in history - May 4, 1970: The Kent State shootings

US Politics / Liberal : The Reaction (3 years ago)

By Richard K. BarryFour unarmed students were killed and nine others wounded by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University on May 4, 1970 at what many called the Kent State Massacre. The guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period... Read Post


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