Independent Lens - Season 18, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes



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Episode Info

Animated reenactments, archival footage and interviews with survivors piece together the tense afternoon of August 1, 1966, when sniper Charles Whitman opened fire on random people from the clock tower at the University of Texas at Austin.


Critic reviews for Tower

A compelling piece of filmmaking, Tower serves an added purpose: to jolt a viewer out of today's complacency that makes it feel as though this sort of awfulness is simply inevitable.

February 14, 2017 | Full Review…

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