Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Kent State Shootings
Today is the 46th anniversary of the Kent State shootings on May 4, 1970. I remember the first time I heard about this, we were sitting in the car at Golden Gardens beach in Seattle, when the report came on the car radio. A few days later this song was played....
I am reading a book by James A Michener "Kent State: What Happened and Why"
I watched a lot of videos of events that day at Kent State and my empathy allows me to still feel the terror of what happened that day and the days leading up to the shootings. Time hasn't altered those feelings at all.
This song came out just days afterwards.
Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young "Ohio"