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Today in History: Students Protest at Kent State 

On the evening of May 2nd, 1970, students at Kent State University set afire the Army Reserve Officer Training Corp building on campus in response┬áto the invasion of┬áCambodia during the Vietnam War. One thousand persons surrounded the barracks, and by midnight the National Guard cleared the area, forcing student and other protestors into dormitories. While …

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Today in History: U.S. Withdraws from Vietnam 

I never understood why my friend Mary wore a pewter-colored bracelet on her left wrist to school, until the day she explained its meaning; her older brother, a mere 18 year old boy, was drafted for service some months prior, and unfortunately taken by soldiers in the North. Where exactly, she did not know -- …

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