Tuesday, May 04, 2010

The 40th Anniversary of the Kent State Shootings

On May 4, 1970, four unarmed college students were killed during a protest against the recent U.S. invasion of Cambodia. Click here for item location of books on the Kent State shootings.

Display in Alcuin Library:


Mark Mori said...

For the best eye witness accounts of the Kent State shootings by various Kent students and national guardsmen who shot students, check out the Emmy Award winning documentary, "Kent State, The Day the War Cam Home." It was just released on DVD for the 40th anniversary. In its review of the program, The Hollywood Reporter stated, "This extraordinary hour long doc is so good, so well constructed, that it can't help but leave viewers feeling as if they themselves were on the bloody scene of the Kent State carnage..." for more go to kentstatedvd.com

Amy said...

Mark, Thanks for the tip!

Shaun said...

Yes, thank you for posting this. I hope everyone on campus views the display and learns about the non-so-distant past of democratic speech on US college campuses. Concerned students ought not be shot.