University of Texas at Austin

A Day in August: Texas Author Illustrates Aftermath of UT Shootings

At more than 300 feet tall, the University of Texas Tower looms over UT’s entire campus — and, according to author Elizabeth Crook, over the lives of those caught in its shadow on August 1, 1966. That was the day a madman ascended to the tower’s 28th floor and shot 45 people, killing 11. This […]

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