THE DAY THE 60s DIED
The Kent State Shootings
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Chronicling the chaotic month of May 1970, when the U.S. invasion of Cambodia sparked student protests across the nation, this riveting documentary offers an inside look at the Kent State protest—and how it turned deadly, culminating in the deaths of four students at the hands of National Guard troops.
First-person accounts from students and Guardsmen who were there, supplemented by copious archival footage and commentary from historians and journalists, make the tragedy immediate and reveal how it resulted in a deep split in American society that still lingers even today. Note: Two brief instances of profanity.
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