KUT's Texas Standard presents Recounting History: Survivors’ Stories of the UT Tower Shooting
A UT Tower shooting survivor historians and producers from Texas Standard will discuss the impact of the Out of the Blue oral history project commemorating the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower shooting, what it unearthed after many years of silence, and the importance of gathering and recording stories for the sake of education, healing and historical legacy.
Attendees will be invited to view pieces of the Austin History Center's archive related to the tower shooting. The discussion will range from the day of the shooting itself, to the experience of remembering the events of that day, to the process of trying to tell the story of what happened, and the importance of individual stories through a historical lens. Q&A session will follow the presentation.
Light refreshments will be provided.