Featured on the February 3rd, 2017 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
- On January 21st, an estimated three million people in more than 600 cities around the world marched for women’s rights. Laura Markowitz talks to Tucson activists about taking the next step now that the march made history...
Although the event was called the Women’s March, many men and children participated and brought signs voicing their concerns about the new administration’s proposed policies.
- The gripping Holocaust drama Son of Saul won the best foreign film Oscar at the 2016 Academy Awards, putting Hungarian-born actor Géza Röhrig in the international spotlight. Next week, Röhrig will be the featured guest at the first Elizabeth Leibson Holocaust Remembrance Lecture, presented by The Holocaust History Center and The Jewish History Museum in Tucson. Mark talks with Géza Röhrig about his personal perspective on the past...
The Holocaust drama "Son of Saul" starring Géza Röhrig was named "Best Foreign Film" at the 2016 Academy Awards.
- And, Arizona Highways newest publication is a wildlife guide looking at more than 125 iconic animal species from across the state. Author & wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut talks with the book's author and one of the contributing photographers for a behind-the-scenes look at how the guide was created...
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