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Post Scripts: A timely memorial

by Joe Snyder

Does the "Texas Tower" ring a bell with you? Does the name, Charles Whitman, arouse a long-time memory?

Well, it was 36 years ago, August 1, 1966, this young man climbed the stairs in this 20- story tower on the University of Texas campus toting a small arsenal, and within a relatively short period of time he killed 14 people and wounded 31 others. From the tower

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