May 3, 2020

13 seconds, 67 shots, 4 dead: 50 years ago, the Kent State shootings changed the country

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The shootings at the Vietnam War protest was seen “as an indication that things in the U.S. — on and off campus — were spiraling out of control,” a historian said.

National Guardsmen fire a barrage of tear gas into a crowd of demonstrators on the campus of Kent State University on May 4, 1970. Bettmann Archive.

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