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UT Tower Shooting Survivor Asks ‘Why Would You Want Guns On A University Campus?’

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The University of Texas will soon mark 50 years since sniper Charles Whitman gunned down 16 people before police killed him. 32 others were hurt. The first person shot from the tower was a freshman named Claire Wilson, who was eight months pregnant. She survived, but her baby and her boyfriend didn’t. Now a retired teacher in Texarkana, Claire Wilson James is coming to Dallas to introduce a documentary about the tower shooting.