Kent State



All Of James A Michener S Storytelling And Reportorial Skills Are Brought To The Fore In This Stunning And Heartbreaking Examination Of The Events That Led To The 1970 Shootings At Kent State, Which Shook The Country To The Roots And Had A Profound Impact On The Anti War Movement.Kent State

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  • Paperback
  • 512 pages
  • Kent State
  • James A. Michener
  • English
  • 27 April 2017
  • 0449202739

10 thoughts on “Kent State

  1. says:

    Mother had me read the beginning of Michener s Hawaii when I was a kid, but I never finished the thing, just appreciated the set up and later saw the movie version So far as I can recall, that s all the Michener I d ever read until I came upon this book about the National Guard murders of students at Kent State University on 5 4 70 This, and the similar murders of students at Jackson State on 5 14, constituted part of the outcome of national protests against the United States of America s ille Mother had me read the beginning of Michener s Hawaii when I was a kid, but I never finished the thing, just appreciated the set up and later saw the movie version So far as I can recall, that s all the Michener I d ever read until I came upon this book a...

  2. says:

    May 4, June 4, Spot the DifferenceWhenever you are reminded of the Tiananmen Square Massacre on June 4, please take a moment to remember the Kent State Shootings on May 4, 1970 Drumm Sculpture Kent State University Kent, OHIf You Stand Behind a Horse, Don t Be Surprised If It Kicks YouAll States, when threatened, behave like a horse Thanks to Our Friends at Hey Lib May 4, June 4, Spot the DifferenceWhenever you are reminded of the Tiananmen Square Massacre on June 4,...

  3. says:

    I haven t read the other major works on this topic the early accounts by Joe Eszterhas and Peter Davies, and William Gordon srecent study for comparison, but this is one heck of a gripping story A true page turner , in fact Michener downplays the immediate cause of the demonstrations at Kent State the invasion of Cambodia and ...

  4. says:

    I read this book at least 40 years ago As a teenager in the sixties I was shaped by events of the world This book helped me to understand there is alwaysto a story I loved it.

  5. says:

    The afternoon of May 4,1970 I sat in Dr Rice s history class at the Mansfield branch of Ohio State He came into class and announced four students had been killed at Kent State A fellow student, Micheal Goldstien stood up and said, Who thought the revolution would start at Kent State Kent State was only seventy miles from Mansfield That weekend I traveled with four other students to Washington to protest the killing and Nixon s invasion of Cambodia The reaction to the invasion started pro The afternoon of May 4,1970 I sat in Dr Rice s history class at the Mansfield branch of Ohio State He came into class and announced four students had been killed at Kent State A fellow student, Micheal Goldstien stood up and said, Who thought ...

  6. says:

    While perusing the list of books James Michener has written in search of a good book to read, I saw that he had written this book in the immediate aftermath of the Kent State tragedy back in 1970 I was a freshman at FSU when Kent State happened, and I was still figuring out who I was as much as what I thought about world events Although I vividly remember the shockwaves from Kent State, I realized that I don t know much about the details, so here was my chance.First off, those people back in 1 While perusing the list of books James Michener has written in search of a good book to read, I saw that he had written this book in the immediate aftermath of the Kent State tragedy back in 1970 I was a freshman at FSU when Kent State happened, and I was still figuring out who I was as much as what I thought about world events Although I vividly remember the shockwaves from Kent State, I realized that I don t know much about the details, so here was my chance.First off, those people back in 1970 sure ta...

  7. says:

    Since this book first came out, it has informed my understanding of what happened in the days leading up to that beautiful spring day on that normally quiet college campus, soon to become my own campus Yeah, I knew people who were there My first college roommate My boyfriend s roommate My cousin Nothing any of them told me about those days contradicted Michener s book in any major way It was heartbreaking then, and it s heartbreaking now, and the immediacy of Michener s book captures that Since this book first came out, it has informed my understanding of what happened in the days leading up to that beautiful spring day on that normally quiet college campus, soon to become my own campus Yeah, I knew people who were there My...

  8. says:

    This was a must read for an alum of KSU I think Michener did his homework though I m not sure I m in agreement with the lines he drew from A to B to C I think there is bothand less to the events than that.

  9. says:

    Probably one of his best books

  10. says:

    This book starts off sounding like the Party line, but when Mitchener digs deeper he discovers that Kent was like so many black flag operations. they shoot students don t they

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