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Narrator Sterlekar, Ronald
Narrator's Role Student at Kent State University in 1970
Date of Interview 2007-10-12
Description An undergraduate student at Kent State University in 1970, Ronald Sterlekar relates his memories from the days surrounding the shootings on campus. He discusses his activities with the student organization called the Mobobrious PIT, including organizing a motorcycle parade in Kent the weekend of May 2, 1970. He mentions seeing the ROTC Building fire and describes the events that took place in downtown Kent the weekend before. He was at the Commons on Monday, May 4, and relates his eyewitness account of the events.
Length of Interview 45:03 minutes
Places Discussed Kent (Ohio)
Time Period discussed 1970
Subject(s) Bayonets
College students--Ohio--Kent--Interviews
Draft registration
Eyewitness accounts
Keaton, Michael, 1951-
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State University. Mobobrious PIT
Kent State University. ROTC Building--Fires
Kent State University. Stopher Hall
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997
Military helicopters
Motorcyclists--Ohio--Kent
Searchlights
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
Students--Ohio--Kent--Interviews
Tear gas munitions
Weatherman (Organization)
Repository Special Collections and Archives
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