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Student at Kent State University in 1970
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An undergraduate student studying architecture in 1970, John Cleary was observing the protest taking place on May 4 and taking photographs of the events when he was shot in the chest by the National Guard. He relays his eyewitness account of the shootings and also discusses his experiences on campus during the days leading up to May 4.
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Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970--Photographs
Kent State University. ROTC Building--Fires
Ohio. Army National Guard
Tear gas munitions
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