May 4, 1970

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Every May 4, I’m frozen in time in front of a TV console in my parent’s living room watching Walter Cronkite speak of the “four dead in Ohio.”

Although my parents almost always had the news on in the evening, I seldom paid any attention to it — until Watergate at least. But tonight, I was paying rapt attention because of the behavior of my parents.