June 5, 2019 / Modified jun 12, 2019 4:07 p.m.

Drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford and the final tour of Creedence Clearwater Revisited

Also: The latest on the trial of Scott Warren, and what it means for humanitarian aid on the U.S. / Mexico border; and two Hollywood versions of the story of Judge Roy Bean.

creedence revisited hero 2 Founding members Doug Clifford and Stu Cook say that 2019 will be the last year on the road for their band Creedence Clearwater Revisited.
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Arizona Spotlight

Doug "Cosmo" Clifford and Creedence Clearwater Revisited

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Featured on the June 6th, 2019 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

- Scott Warren, an Arizona humanitarian worker who is facing federal charges for harboring undocumented migrants, is receiving both support and media attention from around the country. Nancy Montoya provides an update on the trial, which is now in its second week, and says the result could impact humanitarian aid on the U.S. / Mexico border for years to come.

Scott Warren 2 Scott Warren at a rally outside federal courthouse in Tucson before he enters, June 3. Warren is facing up to 20 years in prison for harboring undocumented immigrants. His supporters say Warren was offering only food, water, clothes and a safe place to sleep for those in need.
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- This summer marks 50 years since the music festival Woodstock. Drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford was there, as a founding member of Creedence Clearwater Revival. Mark talks with Clifford about that historic event, and why he and his musical partner Stu Cook have decided to make this year their last as touring musicians. Doug Clifford and Stu Cook bring their band Creedence Clearwater Revisited to the Desert Diamond Casino (located at 1100 W Pima Mine Road in Sahaurita) on Friday, June 14th.

creedence revisited hero 1 Creedence Clearwater Revisited (2019).
Jeff Dow

- And, the sun never really sets on the legends of the Old West. Chris Dashiell looks back at two films, The Westerner (1940) and The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972). Both were shot mostly in Tucson, and both dramatized the larger-than-life story of the man who proclaimed himself to be “The Law West of the Pecos” in 1882.

judge roy bean hero Photograph of Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. (c. 1825 – March 16, 1903), an eccentric U.S. saloon keeper and self-appointed Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, Texas.
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paul newman judge roy bean poster unsized One of the posters that advertised "The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean" during the film's 1972 release.
pecos texas unsized image 1 The West of the Pecos Museum in Pecos, Texas is one of many historical sites that pay homage to Judge Roy Bean, who declared himself "The Law West of the Pecos" in 1888.
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pecos texas unsized image 2 "The Jersey Lilly" was the nickname of acclaimed stage actress Lillie Langtry (1853 –1929). This building in Pecos, Texas was supposedly named after her in tribute by her most dedicated fan, Judge Roy Bean.
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