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Arizona Spotlight for November 6, 2015

A walking meditation in the All Souls Procession; How does a warrior heal?; Developing Tucson's startup culture; What will local election results mean for Tucson?

"Occupying Our Space"

University of Arizona scholar Cristina Ramirez explores the legacy of Mexico's female journalists in a new book.

Arizona Spotlight for June 5, 2015

Non-profit "Flags for the Flagless" honors veterans; book details author's personal quest to better understand the life of Edward Abbey; Tucson car show draws diverse crowd; Molly McCloy shares a story about growing up.

Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life

Holocaust scholar says there is much to learn from the recovered journal of a French Jewish woman who died in a concentration camp five days before liberation.

Arizona's Scenic Contribution to Movie, Television History

New book explores how Southern Arizona's landscapes became iconic representations of the American West.

Wendy Weise Cohon reads the second canto of Dante's epic poem "The Inferno".

Connecting Rennaissance Poem, Contemporary Faith

Find out why 'Dante's Inferno' will keep some Tucsonans up all night

Larry Dane Brimmer's latest book Black & White, discusses American history as it happened during the Civil Rights Era.

Facts About Civil Rights Era for Young Readers

Author Larry Dane Brimner discusses why he chooses challenges

 Gayle Harrison Hartmann, Co-author of "Last Water on the Devil's Highway", speaks about her book.

Historic Site Offered Life-Saving Water for Weary Travelers

On Sonoran Desert's "Devil's Highway," a series of natural pools served travelers for thousands of years

What is a "savage"? Robert A. Williams, a professor of law at the University of Arizona, talks about his new book called "Savage Anxieties".

Author Examines 'Savage Anxieties'

UA law professor's new book explores how political and social powers have used the label "savage"

Historian and University of Arizona Mexican American Studies Professor Lydia Otero, talks on the past and present time of Tucson's multicultural development through the city's centennial existence referring to her novel, "La Calle" and the permanent photo exhibit in the Joel Valdez library in downtown Tucson.

Centennial Inspires Book on History of a Tucson Barrio

Book and exhibit commemorate community impacted by urban renewal project

Tucson Author Larry Dane Brimmer talks about his book, "Black & White", which conducts a firsthand glimpse of a civil rights pioneer. Larry collected this data from interviews with Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth, whom was a elder statesman of the civil rights movement and a friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Young Readers: The Facts About Civil Rights Movement

Tucson author Larry Dane Brimner discusses his latest book, 'Black & White'

Author Thomas E. Sheridan is a panel member for a discussion called "Does Arizona History Matter?" being held at Hotel Congress. Here he explains the significance of Arizona's history.

Does Arizona History Matter?

Historian and author Thomas E. Sheridan shares his view on a question that says as much about the state's future as its past

A glimpse of a dance and music performance that is based on Emily Dickinson's life and poetry.

"If My Verse is Alive..."

A performance of new dance and music draws from the life and work of Emily Dickinson

Studio interview with Nancy Ledeboer, Library Director of the Pima County Public Library System

Libraries Offer Training, Seek Centenarians

In this follow-up to "Locals Unite for Literacy," Pima County Library Director Nancy Ledeboer addresses the library's summer offerings

Since 1969, Friends of the Pima County Library has donated more than $1 million and countless books to the Pima County library system.

Locals Unite for Literacy

Thousands of volunteers keep Tucson's library system alive--and lively

Kimberly Craft interviews Susan Vance about her book, "Tropic Born, War Torn," a memoir that takes place in the Philippines during World War II.

Tropic Born, War Torn

In a new memoir, one local author describes her family's exodus from the Philippines during WWII

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