Tuesday, May 04, 2010

We must remember

Up until forty years ago today, there was only one thing I knew about Kent State University: it was where Sam Bair ran. He was a miler who was known for running very well during the indoor season but fading in the outdoor season (he was short, so he had an advantage in the tight turns on the indoor tracks).

Then the National Guard murdered four students for the crime of disagreeing with their government.



This is a day to remember.

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Blogger Rich said...

There are some events that leave an imprint upon us.
We remember when we learned of them, where we were, who we were with, and most important, how we felt.
I suspect you and I are old enough that Jack Kennedy's assassination was the first such event in our lives. And the assignations of Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy were next.
Kent State is another.
I don't think that I can envision what our nation would be like if none of these events had occurred.

May 06, 2010 1:10 AM  
Blogger Watercloset said...

It would have been much better, but our nation was never designed for freedom such as we were fighting for back then. Given the nature of the times, I am surprised that more protestors were not gunned down. But that picture always left an indelible imprint on my mind. I can still remember when it happened.

May 15, 2010 3:09 AM  
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