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00:00:01 - Environment on the University of Kentucky campus

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Partial Transcript: This is an interview with former governor Louie Nunn dealing with the campus disturbances at the University of Kentucky in 1970.

Segment Synopsis: Louie B. Nunn answers questions about student protests focused around the Vietnam War in 1970. Nunn talks about the national protest movements on campuses around the United States, as well as the Kent State shooting which happened not long before the University of Kentucky protests. Nunn emphasizes that he was working closely with Dr. Singletary, who requested his assistance, and that they worked closely to maintain a safe environment on campus.

Keywords: Arson; Cambodia; Education; Vandalism

Subjects: Campus violence; College administrators; College students--Political activity.; Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970; Police.; Protest movements.; Student protesters; Universities and colleges--Administration.; University of Kentucky; Vietnam War, 1961-1975

GPS: The University of Kentucky campus
Map Coordinates: 38.030651,-84.50396999999998
00:07:25 - Student protests

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Partial Transcript: Okay, you mentioned, uh, your position as Board of, of the--

Segment Synopsis: Nunn talks about the methods he used to control the student protests at the University of Kentucky. He talks about how he took responsibility for sending the National Guard to the campus.

Keywords: Ammunition; Bayonets; Curfews; Freedom of speech; Law; Management; Provocation; Right of assembly; Riot control; School closings; Weapons

Subjects: Campus violence; College students--Political activity.; Police.; Student protesters; Universities and colleges--Administration.; Universities and colleges--Safety measures.; Universities and colleges--Security measures; University of Kentucky

00:14:54 - Aftermath of protests

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Partial Transcript: Alright, what actions were taken against the students that were arrested during that week?

Segment Synopsis: Nunn talks about the aftermath of the protests and the arrests that were made. Nunn says he believes that he made the right decision sending in the National Guard and working with the University of Kentucky.

Keywords: Police; Protection

Subjects: College students--Political activity.; Student protesters; Universities and colleges--Safety measures.; Universities and colleges--Security measures; University of Kentucky