Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

ELL Students Fall Behind After Summer of Limited English

Aug 3, 2012 In the border town of Douglas, teachers have a hard time bringing students back to English proficiency

The Evolving Rules of Online Behavior

Jul 27, 2012 Study looks at why people act differently online than in real life

Teaching Traditions

Jul 26, 2012 A summer program teaches Native American students about culture and academics

The Search for Bob Dylan's Electric Guitar

Jul 20, 2012 Has one of the most famous instruments in rock & roll history been re-discovered almost 47 years after its controversial debut at the Newport Folk Festival?

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Jul 20, 2012 Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks back at a 1975 film that was shot locally, and which still stands out as an oddity in the career of one of America's most acclaimed directors.

Tropical Plants Thrive In 'Cool' Greenhouse

Jul 10, 2012 Tucson Botanical Gardens showcases unique plants in controlled environment

Long-Lost Film Footage Reveals Temple of Music and Art's Genesis

Jul 5, 2012 Groundbreaking for Tucson institution captured in 1920s footage.

Teachers' Voices with Ofelia Zepeda and Meredith Kupinski

Jul 5, 2012 Two educators talk about a new program where teachers - instead of students - are asked to become immersed in the indigenous culture of their school.

Legislation, Lawsuits Fly Over Banning Lead Ammo

Jun 29, 2012 Two sides agree on lead-poisoning threat to California condor, part on ways to solve problem


Jun 28, 2012 Find out about a program that gives at-risk high school youth the chance to build an electric car, and then drive it cross country.

Photographer Strives to Capture Vanishing Culture

Jun 21, 2012 Scott Baxter travels the state to record the ranching tradition

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Jun 14, 2012 Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at the 1948 movie and explains why it was actually a risky gamble for its studio, director, and star.

Roll Acosta

Jun 7, 2012 Listen to music from "This Dreamt Existence", the first full-length album from the Tucson acoustic trio, who tell how the experience made them both better musicians and better friends.

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

May 31, 2012 Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

Book Club Discusses Literary Works No Longer Taught At TUSD

May 18, 2012 The Mexican American Studies Book Club meets for the first time

Outside Dollars a Gift in CD8 Race

May 17, 2012 Nearly $1M in Super PAC funding has come in on both sides

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