Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Four dead at Kent State, Ohio, May 4, 1970

 It was May 4, 1970, that then President Richard Nixon sent troops into Cambodia to stop Viet Cong from using the Eastern part of that country for a trail to go from the North to the South. Student where outraged. There were Demonstrations at Kent State in Ohio. The Governor called out the National Guard to deal with the protests. The guards opened fire and four students where shot dead. -Steve Otto

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