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Laurel Krause

Director, Kent State Truth Tribunal

March 8th, 2011

Dear President Obama: Please Honor Allison on International Women's Day

Dear President Obama, My sister Allison Krause was one of four students killed by national guard gunfire at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. Allison protested the Vietnam war and the military occupation of her campus that day. Here's my writing, also published at Rep Kucinich's request in the ... continue reading

October 5th, 2010

Forensic Scientist to Present New Evidence of Command Responsibility for Campus Shootings at Final Kent State Truth Tribunal in New York City

October 5, New York City, NY – On October 9th &10th, 2010 filmmaker Michael Moore will again livecast the hearings of the Kent State Truth Tribunal (KSTT), streaming real time accounts of participants, witnesses and family members of the 1970 Kent State shootings that left four students dead and nine ... continue reading

Laurel Krause

Director, Kent State Truth Tribunal

October 5th, 2010

Kent State: The Death of Innocence and the First Amendment

Since the beginning of 2010, the Kent State Truth Tribunal has been focused on collecting and understanding the truth about the circumstances that surrounded the killing of four students and the wounding of nine others at Kent State University in Ohio on May 4, 1970. As new evidence emerges that ... continue reading

Laurel Krause

Director, Kent State Truth Tribunal

August 12th, 2010

Shining a Light on the Kent State Shootings of 1970

This last weekend on August 7 and 8, the Kent State Truth Tribunal (KSTT) traveled to San Francisco to record and preserve narratives from west coast-based original witnesses to and participants in the 1970 Kent State shootings. My sister Allison Krause was one of the four students killed at Kent ... continue reading

July 31st, 2010

Victim's sister records stories from Kent State

It happened a long time ago in a state on the other side of the country, but the day Ohio National Guardsmen killed four students at Kent State University during an anti-war protest is still a fresh hurt for Laurel Krause.Her sister, 19-year-old freshman Allison Krause, was one of those ... continue reading

Laurel Krause

Director, Kent State Truth Tribunal

July 21st, 2010

We're Heading West

Back in spring 1970, just after the shootings at Kent State, the Kent State University (KSU) campus went on lockdown and every KSU student was forced to leave within hours, many for good. Since we formed the Kent State Truth Tribunal (KSTT), I have heard many KSTT participants recollect their ... continue reading

Laurel Krause

Director, Kent State Truth Tribunal

July 13th, 2010

Unjustified, Indefensible, Wrong

My sister Allison Krause was one of four students killed in the 1970 Kent State shootings. You may have heard about that day in American history - May 4, 1970 - when the Ohio National Guard opened fire on unarmed students protesting the invasion of Cambodia. Some of those killed ... continue reading

May 11th, 2010

Kent State shooting victim seeks action based on tape

One of the Kent State University students shot by Ohio National Guardsmen during antiwar protests on May 4, 1970 is seeking a new investigation of the incident, based on evidence uncovered by The Plain Dealer.Alan Canfora said Monday he will ask U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Ohio Attorney General ... continue reading

May 10th, 2010

New analysis of 40-year-old recording of Kent State shootings reveals that Ohio Guard was given an order to prepare to fire

The Ohio National Guardsmen who fired on students and antiwar protesters at Kent State University on May 4, 1970 were given an order to prepare to shoot, according to a new analysis of a 40-year-old audio tape of the event. "Guard!" says a male voice on the recording, which two ... continue reading

May 7th, 2010

Kent State: "They Can't Kill Us All"

Tuesday marked 40 years since the Kent State Massacre. It was one of the most important moments in American history, triggering the only nationwide student strike we've ever seen, animating the antiwar movement, and ultimately ending the war -- four long years later. It was also one of the saddest ... continue reading

Cindy Sheehan

Gold Star Mom, Activist

May 6th, 2010

Here Come Those Chickens Again

“Chickens Coming Home to Roost:” Proverb: When one has to face the consequences of mistakes or bad deeds. As soon as I heard that Pakistani-American, Faisal Shahzad, was arrested for the so-called, “Times Square” attempted bombing (where an abandoned SUV filled with potential explosives was found in Times Square last ... continue reading

May 4th, 2010

1970 Kent State shootings become enduring history lesson

Forty springs ago, on the day the Vietnam War came home as it never had before, Mary Ann Vecchio was there. She's the girl in the haunting photo — crying, kneeling over the student's body.That was Kent State University, May 4, 1970, a few days after Richard Nixon, who'd campaigned ... continue reading

May 3rd, 2010

Shots Still Reverberate For Survivors Of Kent State

Out in the world, when people talk about the shootings at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, they call it "Kent State." But in the small town of Kent, 35 miles south of Cleveland, and on the university campus, they call it "May 4th." It was 40 years ago ... continue reading

May 3rd, 2010

Kent State Truth Tribunal: Facebook politics

Tuesday, May 4th, marks the 40th anniversary of the Kent State Massacre, where four students were killed and nine others injured by Ohio National Guardsmen. Tuesday also marks the fourth and final day of the Kent State Truth Tribunal, four days of meeting and recording on film eyewitness accounts of ... continue reading

May 2nd, 2010

Families still search for answers in Kent State tragedy

Laurel Krause looks back on that last weekend with her big sister as a treasure.It was April 1970 and 15-year-old Laurel Krause took a train from Pittsburgh to Ohio to visit her sister, Allison, at Kent State University.They celebrated Allison's 19th birthday on April 23 and had put away their ... continue reading

May 1st, 2010

May 4 group still asking who gave order to shoot

It has been nearly 40 years and yet members of the May 4 Task Force are still looking for the truth behind the May 4, 1970, shooting at Kent State. They are seeking answers as to why the Ohio National Guard opened fire on campus killing four students, Allison Krause, ... continue reading

April 30th, 2010

Kent State Truth Tribunal to Open Its Doors to Witnesses of 1970 Student Killings At Protest Over Invasion of Cambodia

Kent, Ohio – On May 1, 2010 the Kent State Truth Tribunal will launch a four-day truth-seeking initiative that will examine the deaths and injuries of student protestors at a 1970 campus rally over the invasion of Cambodia. Dozens of witnesses and participants are scheduled to share their accounts over ... continue reading

April 24th, 2010

Michael Moore to Broadcast Kent State Truth Tribunal for 1970 Campus Shootings of War Protesters

Kent, Ohio – On May 1-4, 2010 filmmaker Michael Moore will livecast the hearings of the Kent State Truth Tribunal, streaming in real time the accounts of participants, witnesses and family members of the 1970 Kent State shootings that left four students dead and nine injured. The livecast is the ... continue reading

April 13th, 2010

40 Years Later: Kent State Truth Tribunal To Examine 1970 Killings at Protest Over Bombing of Cambodia

Family Members of Victims Seek Full Accounting for Events that Triggered National Outrage; Call for Healing and “Restorative Justice” Kent, Ohio - On May 4, 1970 the Ohio National Guard opened fire on unarmed students protesting America’s bombing of Cambodia during the Vietnam War. In a day that changed America, ... continue reading

November 16th, 2009

Where have all the protests gone? US students in limbo

WASHINGTON — When student Hemnecher Amen joined a protest outside the White House recently, it was the latest visible opposition here to US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hardly anyone took notice."There's a lot of apathy and a growing disconnectedness to what's going on in world affairs," the frustrated Howard ... continue reading

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Apr 2nd
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Apr 1st
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
10:13 PM
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Mar 24th
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Mar 23rd
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Mar 21st
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Mar 19th
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