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December 10, 2014

  • Sustainability: Audubon Study on Birds and Climate Change  |   Video
    • “Shift Happens” is a seven-year Audubon study on birds and climate change. The study finds that climate change is becoming the number one threat to birds in North America. Tice Supplee, the Audubon Arizona director of bird conservation, will talk about the new study.

September 19, 2013

  • Rodel Education Forum   |   Video
    • The Rodel Foundation of Arizona, which is committed to helping create a world-class system of public schools in Arizona, is hosting an education forum to foster a conversation about better education. Education leaders will act as “table hosts” to facilitate discussions with leaders from the business and education worlds. Also, a panel will discuss education reform. Jackie Norton, President & CEO of the Rodel Foundation will share details.

August 27, 2012

August 8, 2012

  • Guitarist Laurence Juber  |   Video
    • A conversation with Grammy Award-winning guitarist Laurence Juber, who used to play lead guitar with Paul McCartney and Wings. Juber is in town for the Musical Instrument Museum’s August 9th presentation of “Guitarmania to Beatlemania: The Evolution of the Acoustic Guitar”.

April 17, 2012

  • Charter Schools vs. Traditional Public Schools  |   Video
    • Join Arizona Horizon for a conversation about charter schools & traditional public schools’ differences, similarities, advantages, disadvantages and shared challenges with Eileen Sigmund, Executive Director of the Arizona Charter Schools Association and Jeff Smith, Superintendent of the Balsz Elementary School District in Phoenix.

September 6, 2011

January 10, 2011

  • Consuelo Hernandez  |   Video
    • A conversation with the sister of Daniel Hernandez. Daniel, an intern for Congresswoman Giffords, is credited with helping save her life by administering first aid on the scene.

October 21, 2010

August 18, 2010

May 17, 2010

  • Heard Museum  |   Video
    • A conversation with Dr. Letitia Chambers, the Heard Museum’s new director.

May 4, 2010

  • Ballet Arizona  |   Video
    • A conversation with Ib Anderson, artistic director of Ballet Arizona. He’ll discuss the new production, "Play" and the Ballet’s financial situation.

April 27, 2009

  • A Conversation with Jim Lehrer  |   Video
    • Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor and Anchor of The NewsHour on PBS, talks with Ted Simons about his journalism career, his passion for writing, and his thoughts about the state of broadcast news.

December 18, 2008

  • A Conversation with Jim Lehrer  |   Video
    • PBS news anchor Jim Lehrer talks with Ted Simons about his journalism career, his passion for writing, and his thoughts about the state of broadcast news. Lehrer and former co-anchor Robert MacNeil received the 2008 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism which is awarded annually by the Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at ASU.

July 21, 2008

  • Gene Healy  |   Video
    • A conversation with the author of �The Cult of the Presidency: America's Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power."

May 5, 2008

  • Barbara Orbison  |   Video
    • A conversation with the widow of rock n roll icon Roy Orbison, who produced Roy Orbison & Friends: A Black and White Night, one of the most successful shows seen on PBS,

April 28, 2008

  • &mddot; Leonard Pitts  |   Video
    • A conversation with the nationally syndicated and Pulitzer prize-winning columnist about 9/11 and the candidacy of Barack Obama.

April 21, 2008

  • Juan Williams  |   Video
    • A conversation with the NPR and Fox News analyst about Senator Barack Obama�s presidential candidacy and the difference between NPR and Fox News.

February 11, 2008

  • Ward Connerly  |   Video
    • A conversation with the former University of California Regent, who was instrumental in passing Prop 209 in that state, outlawing race and gender-based preferences in state hiring and state university admissions.

December 17, 2007

  • steve Forbes  |   Video
    • A conversation with Forbes magazine editor Steve Forbes on the economy and Rudi Guilianis presidential campaign. Forbes is a senior adviser for the campaign.

October 31, 2007

  • scott Ritter
    • A conversation with the former U.N. weapons inspector who contradicted the Bush Administrations claim that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction. Ritter says the Bush Administration is trying to make a similar case for war against Iran.

October 22, 2007

  • Phoenix New Times Investigation
    • A conversation with an attorney for The Arizona Republic about a motion filed by the newspaper and KPNX-TV to unseal documents related to the grand jury investigation into the Phoenix New Times publication.

September 17, 2007

  • Mark Steyn
    • A conversation with conservative Canadian pundit and author Mark Steyn on the presidential race.

September 4, 2007

  • Health Epidemics?
    • On this HORIZON special, we examine what some call health epidemics--conditions that appear to be diagnosed more frequently. We look at why asthma, sleep disorders, autism and obesity are becoming common topics of conversation and media coverage.

August 27, 2007

June 28, 2007

  • Paul Davies
    • A conversation with Paul Davies, the director of the Beyond Institute for Fundamental Concepts in Science at ASU. Davies is a renowned quantum physicist and author of several books, including, Cosmic Jackpot and The Mind of God.

May 14, 2007

  • Murray Gell-Mann
    • A conversation with Nobel Prize physicist Murray Gell-Mann, who discovered the quark, and is author of The Quark and the Jaguar.

April 16, 2007

  • Robyn Waters
    • A conversation with the author of The Hummer and the Mini, and one of the trend-spotting marketers who helped make retail chain Target into the competitive operation it is today.

April 2, 2007

  • Terry McAuliffe
    • A conversation with the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee about his book, What a Party! and his position currently as Campaign Director for Senator Hillary Clintons run for president.

March 21, 2007

  • PJ ORourke
    • A conversation with author and satirist P.J. ORourke about his new book, On The Wealth Of Nations."

February 19, 2007

  • Linda Greenhouse
    • A conversation with New York Times reporter Linda Greenhouse, who has covered the U.S. Supreme Court for many years and is the author of the new book, Becoming Justice Blackmun.

January 29, 2007

December 14, 2006

  • George Will
    • A conversation with the Washington Post Columnist and ABC pundit about politics and baseball.

November 27, 2006

  • Harry Mitchell
    • A conversation with incoming Congressman Harry Mitchell, who defeated Republican incumbent J.D. Hayworth in the Fifth Congressional District.

November 13, 2006

  • Jon Meacham
    • A conversation with Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham, author of American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation, about the role of politics and religion.

July 25, 2006

  • Ed Peck
    • A conversation with the former Ambassador to Iraq, Edward Peck, on his views of the current situation.

July 12, 2006

  • Illegal Immigration Documentary
    • Dont miss this candid conversation with Arizona filmmaker Mercedes Maharis and find out about her groundbreaking documentary "Cochise County, USA: Cries from the Border, her views on immigration and her personal experience with border crossers.

May 1, 2006

  • David Brooks
    • Dont miss this insightful conversation with the New York Times columnist about this year's election cycle and the difficulties families face in sending their kids to college.

April 3, 2006

  • Bill Bradley
    • Join HORIZON for a conversation with the former New Jersey Senator.

November 17, 2005

October 19, 2005

  • Role of religion in international relations
    • Join Michael Grant for a conversation with Marc Gopin, a leading expert on the role of religion in international relations and conflict resolution. Gopin is the James H. Laue Professor of Religion, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University.
  • DATOS 2005
    • Hispanic purchasing power continues to grow in Arizona. That growth is tracked in the latest DATOS report issued by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Salt River Project. Harry Garewal of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber joins HORIZONTE Host Jos Crdenas for a conversation about the Hispanic market.

October 4, 2005

  • seymour Hersh
    • Join HORIZON for an extraordinary conversation with one of the preeminent investigative journalists of our time. Hersh's latest book "Chain Of Command, The Road From 9/11 to Abu Ghraib" tackles the complexities of Iraq and the U.S. role in torturing prisoners of war.

May 23, 2005


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