First published August 20, 2019 By David Thomas Roberts, Townhall
On Monday, August 1, 1966, 25-year-old Charles Whitman, a typical All-American young man by most accounts, climbed the final steps of the University of Texas tower to an observation deck, a rented hand-truck in tow as he hauled a footlocker with numerous weapons. Few—if anyone—could have predicted Whitman would usher in the era of the modern-day mass shooter.
It would seem that America as a society hasn’t learned a thing since 1966. More…