An award-winning author examines the Kent State shootings that shocked America almost half a century ago—and reverberate still.
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About the Author
Howard Means is the author or coauthor of many books, including the first biography of Colin Powell and Louis Freeh's bestselling memoir My FBI. He has collaborated on dozens of titles, including bestsellers by Robert Baer (See No Evil, Sleeping with the Devil), George Tenet (At the Center of the Storm), and David Wessel (In Fed We Trust, Red Ink). A former syndicated columnist, Means was senior editor at Washingtonian magazine from 1989-2000. He lives in rural Virginia.
Alan Sklar, a graduate of Dartmouth, has excelled in his career as a freelance voice actor. Named a Best Voice of 2009 by AudioFile magazine, his work has earned him several Earphones Awards, a Booklist Editors' Choice Award (twice), a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award, and Audiobook of the Year by ForeWord magazine. He has also narrated thousands of corporate videos for clients such as NASA, Sikorsky Aircraft, IBM, Dannon, Pfizer, AT&T, and SONY.
Table of Contents
Kent State Campus, May 4, 1970 ix
Prologue: May 4, 1970-South Vietnam 1
1 "We Have to Say 'F-' Everywhere" 5
2 Burn, Baby-Burn 25
3 Night of the Helicopters 41
4 Danse Macabre 59
5 Blood Like a River 77
6 Once to Every Man and Nation 97
7 "Oh, My God! They've Killed the Guardsmen!" 113
8 The Age of Hate 125
9 An Unfortunate Incident 141
10 Blind Justice 159
11 Plan B 185
12 Paradise Lost 207
Selected Bibliography 243