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Audio Postcard

Hear the sounds of last weekend's "Tucson Festival of Books," as produced by Mark McLemore and Matt Felix.

Henry "Hank" Oyama

Mark McLemore talks with Mr. Oyama, who is being honored by the ACLU for his role in a historic decision 50 years ago that took the law against interracial marriage off the books in Arizona.

Earthship Homes

A Tucson couple is building the first "Earthship" in Pima County. Claudine LoMonaco reports on the eco-friendly houses built from natural and recycled materials (mostly tires).

Beer in a Recession

Even though the economy is in recession, beer sales are growing. As Christopher Conover reports, some local breweries are expanding, even as the economy continues to contract.

Lakshmi and Me

In this examination of the relationship between Indian filmmaker Nishtha Jain and her young maid, Lakshmi, Jain explores her culture and the pervasive caste system that still determines an individual’s fate in life. Saturday at 10:30 pm on PBS World.

This Week's Show

Sewer archaeology, Mexican poverty and a StoryCorps interview are featured on this week's "Arizona Spotlight." Tune in Friday on KUAZ, or experience the show by segment online.

Are Beer Sales Recession Proof?

Find out this Friday, March 20th, as Christopher Conover discusses the economy with some local breweries. Hear the story on KUAZ or online.

Poet Billy Collins

The widely-acclaimed poet will be at the "Festival of Books," as a guest of the UA's Poetry Center. Billy Collins shares some of his poetry, and humor, in a conversation with Mark McLemore.

Caregivers

As Arizona's population ages, the role of the caregiver has become more important than ever, as we hear in a story from Kimberly Craft.

Arts and the Economy

Some local artists are using their creativity to to keep the arts alive during tough economic times and that's attracting the interest of the Tucson City Council. Laura Markowitz reports.

Festival of Books

In anticipation of this weekend's first-ever "Tucson Festival of Books," Mark McLemore talks to one of the organizers, Bill Viner, about what to expect and who's going to be there.

Living Old

A powerful and intimate journey into the uncharted territory of Americans living longer than ever -- and what it means for them, their loved ones and our society. Frontline, Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. on KUAT6 and HD.

Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story

The true story of a 13-year-old Japanese girl kidnapped by North Korean spies in 1977 and her parents’ 30-year battle to bring her home. Airing on the UA Channel Sunday, March 15th, at 8:30 p.m.

David Copperfield

Charles Dickens’ beloved novel gets all-star treatment in this acclaimed encore presentation of “David Copperfield.” Part 2 airs Sunday at 8 p.m. on PBS-HD.

Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work

Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of the royal family travel abroad, work at the palace and meet people from all walks of life. The Monarchy marathon, Sunday, March 15th, 12 noon to 6:00 p.m. on KUAT6 and HD.

MI-5

The series takes the viewer into the world of MI-5 – known to insiders simply as ‘Five’ – the clandestine security service, and the people who make up the elite team. Thursdays at 9:00 p.m. on KUAT6 and HD.

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