NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 04, 1974
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(Studio) 8 former National Guardsmen plead innocent to charges stemming from 1970 shootings on Kent State Univ.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Ravenna, Ohio) Guardsmen arraigned in Cleveland, Ohio; defense lawyers urge case be dismissed. Cleveland defense lawyer Dan Roth charges clients' const. rights violated. Organized group grows in support of guardsmen; fin. support increases Parents of defendant Larry Shafer speak out, [Father, Lawrence SHAFER - reveals past 4 years extremely trying for son because of threats.] [Mrs. SHAFER - doesn't think son committed crime because he simply obeyed orders.]
REPORTER: Jack Paxton
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