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A 1960s Documentary Hidden for Decades - Now Revealed in Tucson.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Should honorably discharged veterans be able to get their citizenship and military benefits restored after trouble with the law? And, a local artist's adventures canoeing with alligators in a Florida river.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

Documentary Follows Andy Warhol Sculpture from Family Living Room to $3 Million Dollar Auction

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why many Arizona missing persons cases may be getting a new look; Meet the woman behind the voice of Tucson's transit system; Two volunteers who help keep Arizona's parks & trails in shape.

The Rogue Theatre Pulls Back the Curtain on Racism with New Play

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson & "the deep and heavy knapsack" of interracial dating; an owl with unusual taste sends Beth Surdut hunting for answers; and an Arizona Vietnam vet shares his story.

State Park Benefits from Summer Monsoon

Rain adds welcome water to the popular destination.

Houston Wildlife After the Flood

Also on Arizona Spotlight: DACA Phase Out Could Affect 28,000 Arizonans; "The Rainbow 17" Seek Asylum in the US; and Arizona veteran Keith Connolly shares his Vietnam experience...

The Future of a Link to the Past

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Local hip hop dance team scores at national contest; Pink Martini brings swanky sounds to Tucson; "Love Letters to the Library" returns; and a profile of an Arizonan who fought in the Vietnam War.

Edward Abbey's Southwest

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The latest on the sewage pipe break in Nogales; and a UA project to return lost dog tags from the Vietnam War unites two generations of veterans.

Ann Hampton Callaway Brings "The Ella Century" to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: water conservation today vs. water crisis tomorrow; Digna Theatre combines activism and art; and Tucsonans share simple stories about kindness.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

The Art of Paying Attention: Round-tailed Ground Squirrels

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on the round-tailed ground squirrel, a species one expert refers to as "the neighbor we know so little about".

Remembrance for Those Who Died in the Desert

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The American Friends Service Committee marks 100 years working for justice; Celebrating growth at the Mission Garden Project; and the US Poet Laureate Herrera visits a Tucson elementary school.

Frederick Douglass Celebrated Onstage

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The imperilled future of Bears Ears National Monument; and Tucson author Edie Jarolim shares travel adventures in new book.

Mime Evolves with "Tales of Transformation"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American protests against DAPL continue; Adiba Nelson on "Black Futures Month"; and acclaimed pianist Nino Bakradze.

O'odham Leaders: Plan to Build Border Wall Desecrates Sacred Land

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA archaeologist shares new understanding of the Mayan civilization; Tucson author collects essays about Mormon women's experiences; Tucson Audubon Society pays tribute to hummingbirds.

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