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Kent State / Grand Jury Report / Scranton #7931

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 16, 1970
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(Studio) Ohio grand jury absolves National Guard in Kent State University shootings; indicts 25 students and agitators for criminal conduct; Campus Unrest Commission findings opposite.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Kent, Ohio) [Grand jury Attorney Robert BALYEAT - says guardsmen fired in self-defense] Students rally in protest; rhetoric prevails.
REPORTER: Kenneth Gale

(Studio) Report says University fostered permissiveness; Campus Unrest Commission chairperson William Scranton comments.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Altoona, Pennsylvania) [SCRANTON - says won't comment on legal procedures of criminal investigation.]
REPORTER: Bob Sprague (WTAE-TV News film)

(Studio) White House says Scranton report questions President leadership
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Gale, Kenneth;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:04:10

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