A Sniper in the Tower: The Charles Whitman Murders
By: Lavergne G (author)Paperback
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On a sweltering afternoon in 1966, Charles Whitman ascended the University of Texas Tower with enough firepower to hold off an army. For the next ninety-six minutes he methodically gunned down forty-five strangers, killing fourteen. But as shocking as the rampage that made worls headlines---and the smiling photograph on the front page: a handsome, all-American Eagle Scott and U.S.Marine. A bewildered nation asked: How could this golden boy be a mass murderer?
Gary M. Lavergne earned degrees from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and McNeese University. He divides his time between Cedar Park and Austin, Texas, where he is a Senior Assessment Associate for a major educational testing company. His articles have appeared in regional and national historical journals.
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