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Former Kent State University student in 1970
Resident of Kent, Ohio, in 1970
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Rick Felber was a former Kent State University student living in Kent, Ohio, in 1970. He was present for some of the demonstrations that were held on campus in the days leading up to the shootings; he witnessed the ROTC building fire on Saturday, May 2 and was involved in the demonstrations on Sunday, May 3. He discusses his experiences during those days as well as the aftermath of the shootings. He was questioned by the FBI on several occasions in the summer of 1970 and was indicted along with others known as the "Kent 25." The charges against Felber related to the protests were later dismissed.
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Armored vehicles, Military
Gilligan, John J. (John Joyce), 1921-2013
Grace, Thomas M., 1950- . Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties
Kent 25--Trials, litigation, etc.
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State University. ROTC Building--Fires
Kent State University. Tri-Towers
Kent State University. Victory Bell
Oberlin College. Kent-in-Exile
Ohio. Army National Guard
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Vecchio, Mary Ann
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