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Meredith Vieira chats personal connection to Oscar documentary contender ‘Tower’

During our recent webcam chat (watch above), Meredith Vieira reveals that her involvement as executive producer on the documentary “Tower,” which recounts the 1966 shootings at the University of Texas in Austin, came from a very personal place. “I covered Virginia Tech,” she explains, recalling the 2007 massacre that left 32 people dead. “I was very, very moved by what I saw, and it stayed with me. So I was attracted to the story, since this was the first mass shooting on a campus.”

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