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Eastern Air Lines began after the merger of several different aviation companies, most of which specialized in air mail delivery. Eastern had a near-monopoly on flights in the lucrative markets from New York to Florida until the 1950s, and…

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The Calyx record of Washington and Lee Senior, Homer Gamble. Gamble was the author of the letter to State Senator William F. Stone defending Washington and Lee University's handling of the May Demonstrations. His Calyx record reveals that Gamble was…

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This photograph shows members of the National Guard standing watch around the charred remains of a burned Kent State ROTC building in the wake of protests and shooting, Reaction to news of us involvement in Cambodia prompted a wave of student…

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"This Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by John Filo shows 14 year-old Mary Ann Vecchio kneeling over the body of Jeffrey Miller after he was killed by Ohio National Guard troops on the campus of Kent State University on May 4, 1970." The tragedy on…

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"Wounded Kent State student John Cleary is attended to by other students, who helped save his life. (Kent State University)"

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Nixon took the opportunity presented by Cambodia’s March 18th coup, which replaced the neutral leader with a pro-American general, to consider ground action in Cambodia. On April 30, the President announced on national television that he had…

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"Students dive to the ground as the Ohio National Guard fires on faculty and students on May 4, 1970. (Kent State University)"

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Photograph of University of North Carolina Students carrying an empty coffin following the Kent State tragedy. “May 1970 - Students march down Franklin Street carrying empty coffins following the Kent State tragedy,”

Article from the Harvard Crimson that describes the plans of an anti-war coalition group formed at Harvard to travel to the Nation's capitol to protest the Vietnam war. The group included both students and faculty and arranged transportation to…

This Harvard Crimson article entitled "Guard Kills 4 at Kent; Strike Sweeps Nation" about the Kent State shooting and resulting student unrest across the country both provides a narrative of the events of Kent State and student reaction and how it…
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