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Kent State Trial #484446

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1975
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(Studio) Prosecution and defense at Kent State trial present closing arguments. National Guard who killed 4 students and hurt 9 others acquitted in separate criminal trial. Victims and families sue Guard, state, and University representatives
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cleveland, Ohio) Attorney for 4 killed and 9 wounded, Joseph Kelner, says shooting unjustified and irresponsible; says why. Attys. for 27 ex and present National Guard and state representatives cite their case. 1 of defendants ex-Governor James Rhodes. Attorney says no proof of conspiracy to hurt students; says some of Guard did feel they were in danger. [Injured ex-student Dean KAHLER - says a lot of truth brought out.]
REPORTER: Jack Paxton

Brokaw, Tom;
Paxton, Jack

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