4 May 1970 – Students Protesting the Vietnam War are Killed on the Campus of Kent State University

4 May 1970 – Students Protesting the Vietnam War are Killed on the Campus of Kent State UniversityRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons During one of the most contentious periods in American history, a singular event crystallized the resistance to the Vietnam War: members of the Ohio National Guard killed four unarmed students at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. The images of terrified and heartbroken protesters crouching over the dead forever defined the era with an unmistakable sense of division within the United States. To some, it is the tipping point for a new attitude among the public towards American involvement in Southeast Asia. In the last […]