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Kent State Trial / Ohio Gubernatorial Election #28943

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 1974
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(Studio) Kent State trial moves to university campus.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Kent State Univ.) Jury retraces path of National Guard and demonstrating students on eventful day in `70. [Defendant Barry MORRIS - says many unpleasant memories brought up during day.]

(Studio) Kent State shootings issue in Ohio gubernatorial race. Incumbent John Gilligan challenged by former Republican governor James Rhodes. Rhodes ordered National Guard out to Kent State in `70.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Ohio) [RHODES - discusses Kent State.] Rhodes still haunted by Kent State. [GILLIGAN - doesn't know why anyone would vote for Rhodes if he didn't know what was going on at Kent State.] Race may closer than 1st thought. [RHODES - criticizes Gilligan's smear campaign.]
REPORTER: Ann Medina

Medina, Ann;
Reasoner, Harry

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