Third-Party Videos

Over the years, many films, documentaries, and news stories have been made about the history and legacy of the May 4, 1970 shootings at Kent State University. Below are some links to a variety of films and videos produced by third parties outside of Kent State. Please note that these links are being provided as a courtesy and the opinions expressed within them do not reflect the opinions of Kent State University and no ownership or rights are implied.

President Richard Nixon Address to the Nation on the Situation in Southeast Asia,
TV Broadcast, April 30, 1970

Fire In The Heartland: Documentary
Danny Miller

The Story of the Kent State Shootings (part 1)
By Drew Tiene

The Story of the Kent State Shootings (part 2)
By Drew Tiene

That Monday in May. The Shootings at Kent State
William Ling

Order To Shoot: (Featuring speech by Jerry Casale)
Alexander Dervin

Kent State: Looking Out My Back Window
Erica Meuser

John Filo on photographing the Kent State shootings
CBS Sunday Morning

On this day: Four killed in Kent State shooting
CBS Evening News

Kent State, 40 Years Later

The Day the 60’s Died. Moments After the Shootings

Kent State Shooting – 1970. Today In History
AP Archive

Kent State Marks 40th Anniversary of Shootings
Associated Press

Kent State, NBC Movie