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Looking Back: 50 Years After the UT Tower Shooting

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

The Austin History Center invites you to the opening of its newest exhibit, "Looking Back: 50 Years After the UT Tower Shooting."  To open the exhibit, the Center will host the launch of a new book, Texas Tower Sniper: America's First Campus Active Shooter by Monte Akers, Nathan Akers, and Dr. Robert Friedman. A book signing will follow the program and light refreshments will be served.
 
 
About the Book
Texas Tower Sniper: America's First Campus Active Shooter examines the details leading up to the event,the shootings, and their half-century legacy in stark detail, and explores the history and personal experience of this seminal tragedy, enriching public memory and advancing our understanding of mass shootings that continue to haunt America.  More information about the book, which will be available for purchase, and its authors, can be found here.
 
 
 
For more information on this event,  click here or call 512-974-7840.
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