Investigations: Kent State: Another View

A special Ohio grand jury met quietly for almost a month in a country courthouse to appraise criminal responsibility for last May's rioting and killing at Kent State University. Last week the jury found the National Guard innocent, indicted 25 others and accused the school's administration of surrendering the campus to violent radicals through years of "laxity, overindulgence and permissiveness." The findings brought from Martin Scheuer, whose daughter was one of the dead, the anguished response: "I have lost faith in justice in America." Another slain student's father, Bernard Miller, said:...

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