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KILL THE HIPPIES IN KENT,OHIO.

May 4th, 1970 is a day that will forever dwell in the depths of our collective American psyche.   Tragedy struck the nation as innocent blood was shed on the grounds of Kent State University.  During a Vietnam War protest, four students ended up callously murdered, while nine other young adults were injured by the trigger of Ohio National Guardsmen.  Kids killing kids for no apparent reason as lives were forever altered.  It was not a pretty day for the sleepy college town of Kent, Ohio.  Public opinion was swaying as the tides turned in an already unpopular war.    A dark shadow was cast over the Presidency of Richard Milhous Nixon. Continue reading KILL THE HIPPIES IN KENT,OHIO.