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Kent State Issues Definitive Photography Book On 1970 Shootings

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Featuring nearly 150 black-and-white photographs, Moments of Truth: A Photographer's Experience of Kent State 1970 chronicles the Kent State massacre of May 4, 1970, as seen through the eyes (and lens) of photographer Howard Ruffner. Nearly 50 years ago, a group of unarmed students at Ohio's Kent State University peacefully protested America's bombing of Cambodia. Between May 1 and May 4, mounting tensions culminated with the arrival of 28 National Guardsmen, who fired dozens of rounds over the...

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