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Charles Whitman

Charles Whitman

In 1966, Charles Whitman climbed the Tower at the University of Texas and began firing on the unsuspecting people below. This mass shooting on a college campus captivated and scared the nation. It would be discovered that Whitman had killed a number of people before he got to the tower, including his wife and his mother. Join Mike and Morf as they discuss the life and crimes of Charles Whitman. This was a man with an extremely high IQ who had excelled in many different areas growing up. But as Charles became an adult, it seemed as though his life hadn't panned out the way he had hoped. But so many years later, people are still asking the question of what caused Charles Whitman to snap?  You can help support the show at patreon.com/criminology      An Emash Digital Production

Duration: 47 min

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