INVESTIGATIONS: Justice at Kent State

The killings at Kent State are a national stain that has stubbornly refused to go away. Though the shootings occurred nearly four years ago, the insistent demands for justice by parents of the victims and others have kept the matter before the attention of official scrutiny by one Government agency or another. Last week it looked as if at long last the Kent State tragedy was heading toward a just resolution.

A federal grand jury in Cleveland indicted seven former and one present Ohio National Guardsmen, all enlisted men. They were members of...

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