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A Day of Remembrance: August 1, 1966

Take a moment today to remember the 13 people that lost their life.

"The photo, which was taken from the victim’s point of view, was of the Tower, as seen through a window with two gaping bullet holes in it. From that vantage point it looked menacing, even evil—not the triumphant symbol of football victories we were used to." [Texas Monthly]

96 minutes.

Alcalde has a podcast with stories of that day.

A retired Texas Ranger talks about the worst day in the school's history.

Whitman's attack helped define 'mass shooting' in the American vocabulary: The UT Tower shooting wasn't the first in American history, but it drew attention out because it played out in the media.

This Discovery Channel documentary walks through the shooting with interviews and reenactments.