INVESTIGATIONS: Defending the Guard

Though his daughter Allison was shot to death by Ohio National Guardsmen in the 1970 tragedy at Kent State, Arthur Krause announced last week that he was contributing to a legal defense fund to aid the eight former Guardsmen indicted for the shootings. Said Krause: "They are innocent until proven guilty, and I will not deprive them of that right, even though my daughter was deprived of her right—the right to live." He argued that it was not just the Guardsmen but also their superiors who were responsible: "Who allowed live ammunition to be given to a tired and...

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