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Tuesday, July 17
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On May 4, 1970, four college students were killed and nine wounded at Kent State University at

a. an anti-Vietnam war demonstration.
b. a pro-Vietnam war demonstration.
c. a football game.
d. an academic presentation.

About the Podcast: 60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation’s history and government.

60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center’s education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.

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