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Ken Burns

A conversation with the acclaimed documentarian reveals some of the reasons why he found the story of "Prohibition" so compelling.

Jash Ranamunger, New American

Listen to the story of what inspired this math student and musician from Nepal to re-settle in Tucson.

Tracking the Chupacabra

Author Benjamin Radford explores the history and the reality of the famous bloodsucking monster. Is it more than just a modern myth?

The Secret Origin of The Tubes

Hear some wild rock & roll stories about the Arizona adventures of The Tubes, from founding members Fee Waybill and Prairie Prince

Back to the Homeland

After escaping civil war and making temporary homes in Tucson, find out why some of the Sudanese "Lost Boys" plan to return to the recently established nation of South Sudan.

Fady and Dalya Sarkees, New Americans

A brother and sister, both refugees from Iraq, face the challenge of starting new lives in Tucson. Even with an education and professional skills, good jobs are hard to find.

Two Vails, a Single Future

In the rapidly growing Rincon Valley, some new residents seek more than "the rural life"

A Familiar Voice Says "Goodbye for Now"...

Journalist Ann Taylor has decided to leave the radio microphone behind after 22 years of newscasts for NPR.

University of Arizona President Robert Shelton Resigns

The UA community ponders a future with new leadership.

Supportive Care

At the Arizona Cancer Center, doctors and patients are exploring the psychological and social aspects of healing.

To Build a Village

Hear the story of Kate Tirion, a Patagonia woman who is hoping to help rebuild Haiti using the environmentally sustainable principles of permaculture.

A Tour of Kartchner Caverns with Gary Tenen

The cave's co-discoverer revisits Kartchner often, and finds it still amazes him 40 years later. A tireless evangelist for the cave he still refers to as "Xanadu", Gary Tenen invited Mark Duggan to accompany him on a recent trip underground.

Dr. Carolyn Porco

One of America's leading planetary scientists talks about the ongoing exploration of Saturn and its moons. She'll be in Tucson to present at SPACEFEST III (June 2nd - 5th, 2011).

Captain Mark Kelly

Listen to an interview from orbit, as Captain Mark Kelly answers questions from on board the International Space Station.

Savannah Guthrie

The U of A welcomes home a prominent alumna to give the 2011 commencement speech. Hear how Savannah's successful career started, and about the big change in her future.

Teachers' Voices: Teacher Appreciation Day 2011

Listen to Arizona educators - and students - talk about what they appreciate the most about the educational experience.

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