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(Jan 01, 2010)
Licensed for individual home use only. For Institutional/University/Education/Library license visit http://theconnextion.com/singlesparkpictures/singlespark_index.cfm or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. In the span of 13 seconds the Ohio National Guard fired 63 shots that killed 4 students and wounded 9. KENT STATE: THE DAY THE WAR CAME HOME chronicles the events leading up to May 4, 1970. The definitive story is told here for the first time. The haunting photograph of Mary Vecchio poised in anguish over the body of a slain student. The fervor of the wounded student activist still consumed by the need for justice 30 years later. The former Guardsman living with a badge of shame few could imagine. Some choose to forget. Others fight to keep their bitter lessons alive for new generations. Try as they may, the entire cast of survivors cannot escape the questions and the accusations that fly as each anniversary comes and goes. KENT STATE: THE DAY THE WAR CAME HOME is a portrait of the pain shared by an entire nation. After 40 years, the blood stains are not forgotten. Featuring music by Creedence Clearwater Revival and Jefferson Airplane.
Generally, the movie is well-made with good use of newsreel footage of the tragedy. I have a feeling though that Alan Canfora has made a cottage industry out of the 12. Read morePublished 14 months ago by GLM