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1970: A year when America was polarized on many levels
Kent State shootings illustrate the animosity of the time
by WKSU's MARK URYCKI


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Mark Urycki
 
Ohio National Guard and students near pagoda, 1970
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Forty years ago this week, the nation was shocked when Ohio National Guard troops opened fire on students at Kent State University. It was called "the day the war came home" and it marked a turning point in the nation's history. WKSU's Mark Urycki reports the shootings illustrated that the country was at war with itself
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