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KUT hosting live forum on Austin bombings this Thursday

Gary Dinges
gdinges@statesman.com

Austin NPR affiliate 90.5 KUT-FM will host a “community conversation” on the recent Austin bombings this Thursday.

The event, set to run from 9 to 10 a.m. at the George Washington Carver Museum, will look at how law enforcement, members of the media and the community at large responded to the bombings, which killed two people and injured several others.

The suspect in the case detonated a bomb as police and federal agents closed in, killing himself.

The George Washington Carver Museum is located at 1165 Angelina St. in East Austin.

KUT requests that attendees RSVP using this link. The event will also air live on KUT.

The panel will feature Chas Moore from the Austin Justice Coalition, Emlyn Lee from Brave Communities, Gilbert Rivera with the Rosewood Neighborhood Association, interim  Austin police chief Brian Manley and University of Texas professor  S. Craig Watkins.

KUT’s Jennifer Stayton will serve as moderator.