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In response to the Kent State shootings in May of 1970, AU students took to the streets in protest.
One student climbed the statue of General Artemas Ward in Ward Circle to show his support for those slain at Kent State.
The D.C. police used tear gas to control the crowd.
Students gained experience in flushing out tear gas from each other's eyes.
A protestor is taken into police custody.
Aerial view of the demonstration.