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A town faces ghosts from its past in "Bisbee '17"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking for a new shelter arrangement for asylum seekers in Tucson; and Aurelie Sheehan talks about her new short story collection "Once Into the Night".

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A town faces ghosts from its past in "Bisbee '17"

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Featured on the July 11th, 2019 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

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  • In 1917, 1,300 striking copper miners in Bisbee, Arizona were forced at gunpoint by representatives of the Phelps Dodge mining company to board a cattle train. They were literally driven out of town, to be abandoned in the desert of New Mexico. Mark talks with filmmaker Robert Greene about organizing the citizens of Bisbee to stage a re-enactment of this traumatic event for the documentary Bisbee ‘17.

"Bisbee '17" official trailer

once into the night book cover unsized image "Once into the Night", by Aurelie Sheehan, published by FC2 & The University of Alabama Press.
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