May 4, 1970 - Kent State Shootings - John Filo's iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of Mary Ann Vecchio, kneeling in anguish over the body of Jeffrey Miller minutes after he was shot by the Ohio National Guard.
Mary Ann Vecchio screams as she kneels over the body of fellow student Jeffrey Miller during an anti-war demonstration at Kent State University, Ohio, May 4, 1970. Four students were killed when Ohio National Guard troops fired at some 600 anti-war demonstrators. A cropped version of this image won the Pulitzer Prize.
The Kent State Massacre - A video history of the events that ended that fateful day May 4, 1970 at Kent State University in Ohio with the taking of the lives of four unarmed students. The music in the background is by Ryan Harvey, a member of the Riot-Folk collective and is called "Kent State Massacre (13 Seconds in May)." It was included in his 2004 album The Revolution Will Not Be Amplified.
09 May 1970, Washington, DC, USA. More than 100,000 students stand in and around the Reflecting Pool in Washington, DC, demonstrating against the recent violence used to breakup a Vietnam War protest at Kent State University. Four Kent State students were killed, and many others injured, when members of the National Guard fired tear gas and rifles into crowds of student demonstrators protesting the Nixon administration's expansion of the Vietnam War into Cambodia.