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Remembering Kent State, 1970

When Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on students during a war demonstration on the Kent State University Campus in May, 1970, four young lives were ended and a nation was stunned.

Best Documentary: Honorable Mention2002 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2002 / Mark Urycki / WKSU, USA

When Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on students during a war demonstration on the Kent State University Campus in May, 1970, four young lives were ended and a nation was stunned.

More than 30 years later, the world is a different place, but that incident remains scorched into an Ohio hillside. Through archival tape and interviews, Remembering Kent State tracks the events that led up to the shootings.

Remembering Kent State, 1970 won the Best Documentary : Honorable Mention Award in the 2002 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.


produced by

Mark Urycki

During his decades at WKSU, Mark Urycki has covered everything from presidents and Nobel Prize winners to the area's beloved sports teams and many arts and cultural organizations.


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