Forty years ago: An investigation into Kent State

Today’s post comes from National Archives Office of Strategy and Communications staff writer Rob Crotty.

Forty years ago this week, four people were killed at Kent State University, fueling protests in an already divided nation.  This map was used by the Kent State University Investigative Team to determine what happened on May 4, 1970.

Map of the Kent State shooting (Record Group 220: Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards, 1893 - 2008)

Map of the Kent State shooting (Record Group 220: Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards, 1893 – 2008)

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