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On August 1, 1966, a sniper climbed the steps of the University of Texas at Austin’s 27-story tower. Seventeen people were killed... more

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Introducing 'Forsaken'

Introducing a new series from The Drag: "Forsaken." "Forsaken" is a series that explores the systems that both enhance and... more

07 Mar 2024 · 4 minutes
Episode 9: 'These people need closure' | The UT Tower Sniper

Fifty years after the shooting, survivors, heroes and their families return to Austin. A committee pushes for a better memorial... more

26 Sep 2023 · 50 minutes
Bonus: 'Can you feel safe anywhere?' | The UT Tower Sniper

College students discuss their experiences growing up with school shooting drills and the constant fear of a shooter. Host Sara... more

21 Sep 2023 · 59 minutes
Episode 8: 'It's a bleak part of our existence' | The UT Tower Sniper

Forty-four years after the Tower shootings, another shooting occurs on the University of Texas campus. Survivors continue their lives while... more

19 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Episode 7: 'A loss that cannot be measured' | The UT Tower Sniper

The shooting becomes national news. Students return to classes a few days later. Law enforcement continues its investigation. An autopsy... more

12 Sep 2023 · 44 minutes
Episode 6: 'A state of shock' | The UT Tower Sniper

Ninety-six minutes after the shooting began, the sniper is dead. Everyone nearby converges on campus. Law enforcement and journalists work... more

05 Sep 2023 · 44 minutes
Episode 5: 'I had enough' | The UT Tower Sniper

More law enforcement officers swarm campus and join the efforts to stop the shooter. In the tower, a chaotic situation... more

29 Aug 2023 · 32 minutes
Episode 4: 'Time is ticking' | The UT Tower Sniper

A police officer assigned to divert traffic from the campus area decides to head into the action. The bookstore employee... more

22 Aug 2023 · 41 minutes
Episode 3: 'It's like a battle scene' | The UT Tower Sniper

The shooting continues along The Drag, a nearby street full of shops and restaurants. An employee of the university bookstore... more

15 Aug 2023 · 48 minutes
Episode 2: 'Like I was being electrocuted' | The UT Tower Sniper

The sniper opens fire on the University of Texas campus and the surrounding area. He shoots a pregnant woman, leaving... more

08 Aug 2023 · 49 minutes
Introducing 'Forsaken'