Napalm the Dog

How a fabricated story stimulated sincere horror on the Kent State Campus.

| October 2016

In 67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence (Da Capo Press, 2016), Howard Means discusses the Kent State shootings that were both unavoidable and preventable: unavoidable in that all the discordant forces of a turbulent decade flowed together on May 4, 1970, on one Ohio campus; preventable in that every party to the tragedy made the wrong choices at the wrong time in the wrong place.

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