• Creator
  • Karpen, Joseph
  • Created Date
  • 1970
  • Description
  • On May 4, 1970, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by the U.S. National Guard during a protest against American involvement in Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Nine other students were wounded by the shots. College campuses around the country closed while students protested in both violent and non-violent fashions. Tensions between the anti-war movement and the government grew as a result of the shootings. This... more
    On May 4, 1970, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by the U.S. National Guard during a protest against American involvement in Cambodia during the Vietnam War. Nine other students were wounded by the shots. College campuses around the country closed while students protested in both violent and non-violent fashions. Tensions between the anti-war movement and the government grew as a result of the shootings. This event also represented a turning point in public opinion towards the Vietnam War. less
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  • image
    photograph
    Negative
    Scanned from a negative using a Epson Perfection 4990 at 100 ppi in grayscale. Resized using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 so that the long dimension was either 768 pixels horizontal or 600 pixels vertical, then saved in JPEG format at quality rating 3. 2013