Kent State

Meet The Press - President's Commission On Campus Violence - 1970

Weekend Talkshows Past - Meet The Press featuring the President's Commission On Campus Unrest findings from September 26, 1970. Panel includes former Pennsylvania Governor William Scranton. Chief of Police of New Haven, Connecticut James Ahern and Jr. Fellow at Harvard University Joseph Rhodes Jr.

November 8, 1974 - Hunger, Sweeps And Pardons.

News of this day and this week for November 8, 1974 - Democrats sweep Midterm elections, big anti-Nixon vote. Kissinger back from 18 day diplomatic tour, Middle East and the PLO. World Hunger Conference starts in Rome. OAS meet in Quito, ponder easing restrictions on Cuba. Lt. Calley is released from prison after pardon. Federal Judge in Ohio acquits 8 National Guardsmen accused of shooting students at Kent State.

Days Of Protest Past - 1970

Days of Protest Past - 1970. In light of the (then) recent killing of students by National Guard troops at Kent State and Jackson State, the nature of Anti-War protest took a sudden violent turn. A panel discussion featuring NBC News Anchor Edwin Newman asked a group of student leaders to assess the latest events.