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Murvin Perry, Oral History
Recorded April 18, 2008
Perry, Murvin H., 1922-2017
Administrator at Kent State University in 1970
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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.
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Daily Kent Stater
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State University. ROTC Building--Fires
Kent State University. Taylor Hall
Ohio. Army National Guard
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
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