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Kent State Shootings

Shooting Sites, Tribal Burying Ground Named National Historic Landmarks

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

The sites of two shootings and a Native American burial ground have been designated National Historic Landmarks, the Department of the Interior announ...

Remembering Kent State, When America Was Deeply Divided

Barry D. Wood | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics
Barry D. Wood

I departed believing that the tragedy at Kent State 45 years ago could have occurred at any number of campuses across the country. Should you wish to visit, the small town of Kent is 30-miles southeast of Cleveland, just off the Ohio Turnpike that crosses northern Ohio from east to west.

Kent State: 45 Years Ago

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.05.2016 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

It was May 4, 1970. We were high school seniors in Greater Cleveland, when Kent State exploded on a Monday, a mere 45 miles away, 45 years ago. Four students killed, nine wounded by National Guard gunfire. It's as if it were yesterday.

Kent State - 41 Years Later. "Make a Difference"

Robert J. Gage | Posted 07.04.2014 | College
Robert J. Gage

The following is a speech recently delivered by Robert Gage to student leaders at the Kent State University College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished S...

Kent State University To Open Visitors Center On 1970 Shootings | Posted 12.22.2012 | College

KENT -- A visitor center depicting the 1970 Kent State University shootings that killed four students and describing the social and cultural backdrop ...

Kent State Marks 40th Anniversary Of Shootings (WATCH)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Kent State University shootings, in which four students were killed by Ohio National Guardsmen during an antiwar ...