TEXAS SPIRIT THEATER DOCUMENTARY SERIES
The Texas Spirit Theater Documentary Series presents new, older, and re-released documentaries that focus on the spirit of Texas -- films by or about Texans and Texas culture.
Sniper 66: The Charles Whitman Murders in the Texas Tower
Sniper ’66: The Charles Whitman Murders in the Texas Tower opens at the Texas Spirit Theater of The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum on February 1, 2010. Showing daily throughout February and March. Ticket prices are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, military, students, and youths age 18 and under. The Texas Spirit Theater is located in The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at 1800 N. Congress Avenue at the corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Gary M. Lavergne participates in panel discussion after a screening of the award-winning documentary SNIPER 66 hosted by the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Sniper ’66: The Charles Whitman Murders in the Texas Tower utilizes fresh interviews with surviving eyewitnesses, journalists, experts and others to revisit the University of Texas Tower Tragedy of August 1, 1966. Sniper ’66 was written, produced, and directed by Whitney Milam at KTBC Fox 7. The film was awarded a Telly Award as well as a Lone Star Emmy Award for “Best Historical Documentary." It was originally broadcast on August 1, 2006.
During his remarks Gary Lavergne paid tribute to former Austin Police Officer Houston McCoy and other heroic members of the Austin Police Department who could not attend the event.