649. Film Premiere: May 4 Voices
Tuesday, 5 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., Republic Ballroom, Sheraton
Presiding: Patrick James Chura, Univ. of Akron
Speakers: Kenneth Bindas, Kent State Univ., Kent; Katherine Burke, Theatre of the Oppressed, Inc.; David Hassler, Kent State Univ., Kent
May 4 Voices is the film of an oral-history play about the tragic events at Kent State University on 4 May 1970, when the National Guard opened fire on anti–Vietnam War student protesters, killing four and wounding nine. The play's script draws from archived oral-history accounts of the shootings and their aftermath.
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