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Kent State Remembers Virginia Tech on May 4th Anniversary

by WKSU's RENITA JABLONSKI


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Members of the Kent State University community are remembering today (Friday) the 37th anniversary of the campus shootings that killed four students during an anti-war protest. Thoughts are also on the recent tragedy at Virginia Tech.
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shafer's bragged about TAKING A BEAD on JEFFERY MILLER.


Posted by: DavidL (Fairbanks, Alaska) on May 5, 2007 3:03PM
I recently found this FBI memo on the seven reel set of microfilms produced by scholarly resources. So, the next time your hear SGT Larry Shafer, in my opinion you should be leary as his credentials may be flawed. 1. the man was the only guardsman who received medical care for his injuries, ten mintes before the shootings. 2.) the FBI intereviewed witnesses to verify their 1970 comments in 1973. The interviewees werer uanble to substantiaste their comments.
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Copy No. 1 - USA, Cleveland



Report Ofc. SA (deleted) Office CLEVELAND
Date 11-15-73

Field Office File # 44-703 Bureau FILE # 44-45339


Title KILLING OF FOUR STUDENTS AT
KENT STATE UNIVERSTIY
KENT, OHIO
5/4/70
ALLISON KRAUSE: ET AL - VICTIMS

CATEGORY CIVIL RIGHTS


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Upon contacting appropriate officers of the Ohio National Guard (ONG) at Ravenna and Akron, Ohio, regarding ONG radio logs and availability of service record books, the respective ONG officer advised that any inquiries concerning the Kent State University (KSU) incident should be directed to the Office of the Adjutant General, ONG, Columbus, Ohio. Three persons interviewed regarding reported conversation by St Lawrence Shafer, ONG that SHAFER had bragged about “taking a bead” on JEFFREY MILLER at he time of ONG shooting and each interviewee unable to substantiate such a conversation. Photographs taken by (deleted), (deleted), (deleted), and (deleted) forwarded herewith. Zulu time is based on Greenwich Mean Time and is four hour ahead of Kent, Ohio, time during May, 1970.

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Posted by: DavidL (Fairbanks, Alaska) on May 5, 2007 3:01PM
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