Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Four Dead In Ohio
Kent State University, 40 years ago today. In 13 seconds, the Ohio National Guard shot 67 shots into a group of college students protesting the Vietnam War. In13 seconds, four were dead and nine were wounded, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis as a result of his injuries. College students across the country protested the actions during the following days. Five days later, 100,000 converged on Washington, protesting the war and the killing of unarmed college students.