White House Protest Corps


Oral History: Kent State University student in 1977
May 17, 2010, 1:58 am
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Kent State University student in 1977 listen

A student at Kent State University in 1977, Ruth Collander describes her experiences on campus during the protests against construction of the gymnasium annex on the site of the May 4, 1970 shootings. She discusses Tent City (a protest encampment on the construction site), people who threw themselves in front of the bulldozers, the use of tear gas, and the arrests that she witnessed.

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