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Former News Correspondent Recalls Evacuation of Saigon

“Many of the Vietnamese that were left felt that we had betrayed them," Jim Laurie remembers

Arizona Spotlight for May 1st, 2015

"Now en Español" tells how five Latina actresses became "Desperate Housewives" in Spanish; MacArthur Fellow Olivier Guyon searches the stars for distant planets; "I Dream in Widescreen" showcases student films; San Ysidro Festival revives old traditions.

Group Seeks Funding to Restore San Xavier East Tower

Nonprofit 'Patronato' has $800,000, hopes to raise $3 million, finish project in five years.

Hubble Space Telescope Marks 25 Years in Space

University of Arizona scientists mark historic launch of groundbreaking telescope

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

MacArthur Fellow Ofelia Zepeda

A native Arizonan who received the MacArthur Fellowship in 1999 for the study and preservation of Tohono O'odham using linguistics and poetry..

Remembering the Women of Arizona History

A look at an Navajo advocate, a scientist and a children's crusader's work to better the lives of Arizonans

The Figure Examined

A tour of masterpieces from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation that are on display at the Tucson Museum of Art.

Arizona Westerns

Film writer Chris Dashiell looks back at two classic films made in Arizona that were influenced by the flavor of the Southwest in different ways.

Broadway Village Turns 76, Continues to Evolve

Joesler's only shopping center in Tucson thought to be the oldest in the state

Tucson Residents Recall Recent Visit to Cuba

Island nation, now opening more to Americans' visits, is worthwhile, educational destination, they say.

Winterhaven Festival of Lights Celebrates 65 Years

Spectacle costs residents hundreds annually in new bulbs, decor, electricity; it also helps with Food Bank donations.

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.

The Movie Studio System, Part III

Fim writer Chris Dashiell looks at the legacy of the smaller production houses that still managed to make a major contribution to the Hollywood golden age.

Chinese Culture Festival Returns

Lecture explores the cultural resonance of time telling; trio of young virtuoso musicians performs on traditional instruments.

The Movie Studio System, Part II

Chris Dashiell looks back to a time in Hollywood when stars weren't born, they were made -- by studios.

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