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Kent State / Ohio Grand Jury #206442

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 16, 1970
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(Studio) Grand jury absolves National Guard in Kent State University shootings, indicts 25 students and agitators and criticizes University administration
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kent, Ohio) Jury charges University administration too permissive with radicals; University president Robert White asks students help rebuild school. [Grand jury cnsl. Robert BALYEAT - says guardsmen fired in self-defense] Few hundred students protest jury findings. [STUDENTS - say jury decision unfair.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Names and charges of indicted people withheld. Campus Unrest Cmsn. member James Ahern says evidence showed National Guard shootings unjustified; chairperson William Scranton says will discuss commission findings with Nixon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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