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Here, too, is peace. At Hillcrest narrow asphalt roads wind among the weathered metal plaques. Some of the plaques near the edges of the drive are bent, run over by indifferent and careless drivers. Well-manicured boxwoods and exotic trees dot the ground's rolling hills. In the very center of the cemetery, atop a stainless steel flagpole, the star-spangled banner flaps in a gentle breeze. Nearby, in section sixteen, is buried the man who killed Kathy Leissner Whitmanher husband, Charles Joseph Whitman.
After a number of cruel jokes, gambling, instances with firearms, and butchering a deer in a shower, dorm residents concluded that there was little that Charlie could do anymore to surprise anyone. , while seated on the balcony of Charlie's dorm room, thought nothing of a remark Charlie was to Page 23 make about the university's landmark Tower. " The remark was followed by a description of how he would like to go to the observation deck and shoot people. As they gazed at the Tower, it never occurred to Schuck that Charlie could be serious.
I did and do have an awful temper, but my wife was awful stubborn, and we had some clashes over the more than twenty-five years of our life together. Whitman. UPI/Corbis-Bettmann. When discussing his relationships, C. A. Whitman had a propensity for mixing love and violence, often in the same sentence. He unashamedly pointed out that he used only paddles, his fists or a belt to discipline his sons, apparently believing that those restrictions were examples of his moderation. " They minded me.