This August, the University of Texas erected a monument to memorialize the victims of Charles Whitman’s mass murder spree from on top of the UT clock tower 50 years ago. Documentarian Keith Maitland and his extraordinarily talented team of Austin creatives have erected a different kind of monument in memorial. Tower explores the events of Aug. 1, 1966 through animated dramatizations, archival footage, and survivor testimony. It’s both a heartfelt tribute to the heroes and fallen of the day and a harrowing reminder to never forget our nation’s first mass school shooting.
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