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04/05/1970 Kent State shootings

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The Kent State Shootings, Explained | History

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THE DAY THE '60S DIED | Moments After the Shootings | PBS

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Four Dead in Ohio

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SYND 06/05/1970 KENT STATE UNIVERSITY THE DAY AFTER SHOOTINGS

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Kent State - The Vietnam War

The Kent State shootings were the shootings of unarmed college students by members of the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Twenty-eight guardsmen fired approximately 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis.
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