Marking the 47th Anniversary of Four Students being Shot at Anti-War Protests at Kent State University in Ohio

“Flowers are better than bullets.” – Allison Krause, one of the students who was shot dead during anti-war protests at             Kent Statue U. on May 4th, 1970.

Posted May 4th, 2017 on Niagara At Large by NAL publisher Doug Draper

“Tin soldiers and Nixon coming, We’re finally on our own. This summer I hear the drumming, Four dead in Ohio,” from the song ‘Ohio, written by Neil Young and performed by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. The song was banned on many stations across the United States in the spring and summer of 1970.

Memorial for students shot at Kent State University, May 4th, 2017 near the spot on campus where the students fell. File photo taken by Doug Draper during a 30th anniversary gathering at the university.

Watch ‘Soundracks – Songs that made History; Kent State and Vietnam’ on CNN this Thursday, May 4th at 10 p.m.

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