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Animation Heightens Tower’s Unsettling Story

True-crime documentaries usually center on the perpetrators, but there’s barely a reference in Keith Maitland’s shattering Tower to the life of the man who, on August 1, 1966, rode an elevator to the 27th floor of the University of Texas at Austin clock tower and opened fire on random passersby, ... More »
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