Oral history project delves into National Guardsmen’s perspectives 50 years after Kent State: David Strittmatter (Cleveland .com)

Cleveland .com: Oral history project delves into National Guardsmen’s perspectives 50 years after Kent State: David Strittmatter. “[May 4th] marks 50 years since members of the Ohio National Guard fired their M-1 rifles into hundreds of innocent, unarmed students protesting President Richard Nixon’s incursion into Cambodia. But, has that often-repeated narrative of the Kent State shootings been fair to the National Guard? The answer — or, better put, the various answers — to that question are being collected from members of the Ohio Army National Guard who were in Kent on that fateful day a half century ago.”

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