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Narrator Schwartz, Michael, 1937-
Narrator's Role Administrator at Kent State University from 1976 to 1991
Date of Interview 2008-11-20
Description The President of Kent State University from 1982 to 1991 discusses events related to the 1970 shootings on campus that occurred both before and during his administration. Dr. Schwartz talks about the 1977 Gym Annex controversy during Brage Golding's tenure and the memorial design competition in the late 1980s that culminated with the official dedication of a memorial in 1990. He also discusses various concerns expressed by the Carter and Reagan administrations, as well as Governor Richard Celeste's public apology for the shootings at the 1990 Commemoration.
Length of Interview 31:13 minutes
Places Discussed Kent (Ohio)
Time Period discussed 1976-1990
Subject(s) Ast, Bruno
Celeste, Richard F.
College administrators--Ohio--Kent--Interviews
Kent State Memorial (Kent, Ohio)
Kent State Memorial (Kent, Ohio)--Competitions
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970--Anniversaries, etc.
Kent State University--Buildings--History
Kent State University. Gym Annex Building
Reagan, Ronald
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
Repository Special Collections and Archives
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