shootings in the United States increased in the 1980s: The same decade as live
television news broadcasts.
a summer morning in 1966, Charles Whitman went to the outdoor observation deck
atop the clock tower building at the University
of Texas in Austin and began shooting at students below. Fourteen people
one month later, to the day of the Columbine shooting, a copycat shooting
occurred at Heritage
High School in Conyers, Georgia. Six students were injured.
Jack Lindauer has written for the Los Angeles Daily Journal newspaper. He is a Los Angeles based filmmaker. He writes on foreign policy issues.