Kent State and May 4th
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Kent State and May 4th a social science perspective by Thomas R. Hensley

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Thomas R. Hensley and Jerry M. Lewis.
ContributionsLewis, Jerry M. 1937-
LC ClassificationsLD4191.O72 H46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24069513M
ISBN 109781606350485
LC Control Number2010006356

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Directed by Katherine Burke, May 4th Voices premiered on May 2, , on the Kent State University campus. It offered the Kent community an opportunity to take ownership of its own tragic story and engage in a creative, healing dialogue.5/5(2). From bestselling author Derf Backderf comes the untold story of the Kent State shootingstimed for the 50th anniversary On May 4, , the Ohio National Guard gunned down unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University. In a deadly barrage of 67 shots, 4 students were killed and 9 shot and wounded/5. But in the review and analysis of May 4th, at Kent State, it appears that the farther away we get, the less passionate and more information we have to judge the event and causes. As the most recent book on the event, this publication should be read and weighed against Michenor's early book, Peter Davies conspiracy book, and the other Cited by: 3. The tragedy of May 4, , left four Kent State University students dead and nine injured while profoundly changing the campus and America’s view of the Vietnam War. Fifty years later, a new Akron Beacon Journal book with Pulitzer Prize-winning photos will look back at /5(61).

By the Book: Recommended Reading on May 4, | KENT STATE TODAY, May 4, 50th Commemoration University News, May 4 50, Featured May 4 | Plenty has been written about May 4, Ken Burhanna, dean of Kent State UniversityLibraries, offers his preferred reading list. 50th Commemoration of May 4. The annual May 4 Commemoration provides an opportunity for all to remember and honor the tragic events of May 4, that occurred on the Kent State .   Four Kent State University students were killed and nine were injured on May 4, , when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on a crowd gathered to protest the Vietnam War. Kent State and May 4th book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Presents research undertaken by members of the political science an /5(2).

Wow. This book was published about a year after Kent State shootings. Author and other researchers went to Kent and interviewed major and minor participants and witnesses. If you want to know what was happening at Kent State and on college campuses in , this book is a by: By Thomas Hensley and Jerry Lewis. Beginning with a detailed description of the May 4 shootings and the events that preceded them, Kent State and May 4th is a revised, updated, and expanded volume of essays that seeks to answer frequently raised questions while correcting historical inaccuracies. Authored by two KSU professors. Highly informative look at the events leading up to and including May 4th, at Kent State University. Due to the time of its writing, though, the aftermath is a muddled mess that lays out the chaotic search for answers. 50 years later, there are many answers, but youll have to look elsewhere than this book 4/5. The Kent State shootings (also known as the May 4 massacre or the Kent State massacre), were the shootings on May 4, , of unarmed college students by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, during a rally against the expanding involvement of the Vietnam War into neutral Cambodia by United States military forces as well as the National Guard presence on on: Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States.