Archive: The PSU riots of 1970

Archive: The PSU riots of 1970

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by Paul Kenney

kgw.com

Posted on August 2, 2010 at 10:19 PM

Updated Friday, May 4 at 9:23 AM

In the aftermath of the Kent State shootings college campuses around the country became a focal point of the Nations rage. For a number of days a peaceful encampment on the PSU grounds was the center of the student protest activity. City officials decided to remove the students and this KGW film captures the short but bloody riot as police and  students clashed on the streets.

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