TV Movie | Not Rated | | Drama, History
Based on the true story of the student protests at Kent State University in Ohio. This film focuses on the four students who were killed when the National Guard attempted to quell the riots... See full summary »
The scene in which the ROTC building was burned had to be reshot, because the original fire got out of control. That meant the ROTC facade had to be rebuilt in two days.
The film was originally intended to run four hours over two nights and was shot that way. But NBC executives later changed their minds, demanding the three-hour, one-night version that aired in February 1981. A scene set in the present day (1980) and involving a memorial to the four victims, was shot but didn't make the final cut.