December 15, 2008
Host: Ted Simons
Category: The Arts
- Frozen light are words often used to describe the brilliant, colorful blown-glass artwork of Dale Chihuly. HORIZON presents a video tour of his latest installation on display through May at Phoenix's Desert Botanical Garden.
- In these tough economic times, the need for government assistance is increasing. Pat Harrington of the Arizona Department of Economic Security will talk about the increased demand for unemployment benefits and Judith Fritsch of D.E.S. will talk about the increased need for other services such as food stamps, medical insurance and welfare.
- A team of law enforcement agencies busted a major human smuggling ring, handing down 35 indictments to a group of individuals who were smuggling up to 90 illegal immigrants per week. Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard, who took part in the investigation, will talk about it.