What happened to the National Guardsmen at Kent State?
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Correspondingly, what happened after the Kent State shootings in 1970?
Four Kent State University students were killed and nine were injured on May 4, 1970, when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on a crowd gathered to protest the Vietnam War. In its immediate aftermath, a student-led strike forced the temporary closure of colleges and universities across the country.
Also, who was paralyzed at Kent State? Also in the hospital with Mr. Cleary were Dean R. Kahler, who was struck in the back and paralyzed, and Joseph Lewis Jr., who was only 71 feet from the Guard and was hit twice, in the right abdomen and left lower leg.
Likewise, people ask, what happened at Kent State University in May of 1970?
On May 4, 1970, members of the Ohio National Guard fired into a crowd of Kent State University demonstrators, killing four and wounding nine Kent State students. The impact of the shootings was dramatic. The event triggered a nationwide student strike that forced hundreds of colleges and universities to close.
When was the Kent State shooting?
May 4, 1970