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FailureToCommunicate

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9. Terrible day for the anti-war movement, free speech, and America. As seniors in high school,
Mon May 4, 2015, 08:51 AM
May 2015

we organized a county-wide protest and walkout from schools for May 8th and beyond. Government troops that had been used to quell civil rights disturbances were now marching on to college campuses and tear gassing and shooting protesters. Nixon, and Ohio Governor Rhodes, had encouraged 'law and order' to declare war on their own children and when FBI'student' informant Terry Norman fired into the crowd, the untrained Guardsmen fired into the gas filled area and things spiraled out of control...




http://www.cleveland.com/science/index.ssf/2010/10/analysis_of_kent_state_audio_t.html

It was a bad bad day annabanana May 2015 #1
I posted their pics because they surely do not look dangerous or hostile. madfloridian May 2015 #10
Kick. Agschmid May 2015 #2
I'm getting my crying over this country done early, today Demeter May 2015 #3
I remember some pro war nuts REJOICIND... MarianJack May 2015 #4
I sent the link to your post marym625 May 2015 #5
This message was self-deleted by its author marym625 May 2015 #6
I never forgot that day malaise May 2015 #7
DU always remembers this tragedy Number9Dream May 2015 #8
Terrible day for the anti-war movement, free speech, and America. As seniors in high school, FailureToCommunicate May 2015 #9
K&R FloriTexan May 2015 #11
Thanks. madfloridian May 2015 #13
K&R Pooka Fey May 2015 #12
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