Donnerstag, 4. Mai 2017

Heute vor 47 Jahren – 4. Mai 1970: Das Kent-State-Massaker

Beim Kent-State-Massaker (englisch Kent State ShootingsKent State Massacre) wurden am 4. Mai 1970 an der Kent State University in den USA vier Studenten erschossen und neun teils schwer verletzt, als die Nationalgarde des Staates Ohio während einer Demonstration gegen den Vietnamkrieg das Feuer auf die Menge unbewaffneter Demonstranten eröffnete. Bis heute wurde niemand dafür zur Verantwortung gezogen. 
[Kent-State-Massaker, Wikipedia, zuletzt abgerufen am 02.04.2018]

siehe dazu:
- Vor vierzig Jahren: Das Kent State Massaker (Fred Mazelis, Patrick Martin, World Socialist Web Site, 15.05.2010)

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The 1970 Kent State massacre {2:37}

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Nearly five decades ago on May 4, the Ohio National Guard killed four people and wounded nine while trying to disperse an anti-war rally at Kent State University in Ohio. The four people killed were Kent State students. The event is remembered as one of the darkest tragedies of contemporary American history.

Kent State massacre 1970: National Guard shootings killed 4 students and wounded 9 - TomoNews {4:55}

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KENT, OHIO — On May 4, 1970 the Ohio National Guard killed four students while trying to disperse an unpermitted anti-war rally at Kent State University. Then-U.S. President Richard Nixon announced the Cambodian incursion on Thursday April 30, sparking anti-war demonstrations in campuses across the country. Lootings and violence prompted a State of Emergency in the city and the National Guard were mobilised over the weekend. The situation came to a head the following Monday when the guardsman tried break up a crowd of some 500 anti-war protesters, along with nearly 2,500 spectators. Their advances scattered much of the crowd, but some remained, so the guardsmen decided to return to their original position. However at least 28 of them turned on the crowd and started shooting. Four were killed and nine wounded in the 13-second volley of gunfire. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

Refuses to Reopen Kent State Investigation {36:53}

Veröffentlicht am 25.05.2013
May 2012 Mike Alewitz, a Central Connecticut State University professor and eyewitness to the Kent State massacre of 1970 talks about the killings shortly after the Justice Department decided not to take a new look at the killings of students. After you hear his talk and look at his photos it's pretty obvious someone ordered the Guard to open fire on the few people in a near empty parking lot.

Four Dead in Ohio {22:33}

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Forty years after the campus shooting in Kent, Ohio that left four students dead, shot by US soldiers during an anti-war demonstration, the controversy has not died, and the site has become a listed historic place. A look at how the Kent State shooting impacted the course of the Vietnam war.

Orangeburg Massacre 1968 {4:20}

Veröffentlicht am 09.04.2014
The murder of 3 young men,Henry Smith, Samuel Hammond, Delano Middleton and the wounding of 27 young men and women in a incident on the campus of South Carolina State College, over two years before the Kent State shooting, has received limited exposure to this day.
Dean of Student Life at Ferris State University, Leroy Wright tells the story of the Orangeburg Massacre.

siehe dazu auch:
- 1968 riots (engl. Wikipedia – Google-Übersetzer)

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The 1965 murder of James Reeb {5:14}

Veröffentlicht am 14.02.2013
The attack on and death of James Reeb helped draw national attention to the voting rights struggle. The death of a white minister drew the personal attention of President Lyndon B. Johnson. On March 15, President Johnson publicly advocated for the passage of a strengthened voting rights bill in a televised address to Congress. Congress subsequently passed the Voting Rights Act, and President Johnson signed it into law in August 1965.

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