Featured on the April 11th, 2014 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
Author Mary Roach is curious about things that most people are reluctant to discuss. Her previous books include Stiff, about what really happens to bodies after death, and Bonk, which explores the mysteries of sex. Mark McLemore talks with Mary Roach about with her newest book Gulp! - Adventures in the Alimentary Canal, an in-depth look at the science of food -- and other things that people can swallow...
Film writer Chris Dashiell shares his appreciation for a classic satire that is marking its 50th anniversary, director Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove...
Find out how a community garden is helping some local high school students build a stronger bond with their community...
And, hear Southern Arizonans deliver one of most important speeches in history, Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Ken Burns' new documentary The Address debuts on PBS 6 on Tuesday, April 15th at 9 PM.
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