Kent State Shootings: Oral Histories

Murvin Perry Oral History

Kent State Shootings: Oral Histories

Murvin Perry Oral History

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Narrator Perry, Murvin H.
Narrator's Role Administrator at Kent State University in 1970
Date of Interview 2008-04-18
Description The Director of the Kent State University School of Journalism and Associate Dean of the College of Fine and Professional Arts in 1970 relates his memories of the events surrounding the shootings on campus. He discusses Terry Norman, coverage of the events in campus publications, the completion of classes after the campus had been closed, and Kent State alumni who have gone on to distinction in photographic journalism.
Length of Interview 00:45:58
Places Discussed Kent (Ohio)
Time Period discussed 1970
Subject(s) Chestnut Burr
College administrators--Ohio--Kent--Interviews
Daily Kent Stater
Filo, John
Firearms
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State University. ROTC Building--Fires
Kent State University. Taylor Hall
Norman, Terry
Ohio. Army National Guard
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Repository Special Collections and Archives
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