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‘Tower’ Documentary Revisits First Mass Shooting in Modern U.S. History

It wasn’t long after Keith Maitland began work on Tower, a documentary about the 1966 shooting at the University of Texas at Austin, that a gunman massacred 26 people, including 20 6- and 7-year-olds, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012. Although the Austin incident was widely acknowledged as the first mass shooting in U.S. history, the director found a surprising lack of support for his film.
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