: This photograph shows students protesting the Vietnam War on the Oval at The Ohio State University in April, 1970. A second photograph shows a young woman being detained by Ohio State Troopers during the protest. Anti-war protests increased in Ohio after President Richard Nixon announced that American troops had entered Cambodia on April 30, 1970. Riots erupted at many college campuses, including Kent State University, where four students were killed on May 4, 1970. By the end of May, all of Ohio's public universities except Bowling Green State University were closed. The photographs measure 8" x 10" (20.32 x 25.4 cm). View on Ohio Memory.
: Om3108_3735822_001 Subjects
: Presidents and Politics; Military Ohio; Education; Vietnam War; Students; Demonstrations Places
: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)