U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE SANDRA DAY O’CONNOR
SITS DOWN AT O’CONNOR HOUSE WITH NOTED ARIZONA POLITICAL LEADERS IN TELEVISION SERIES PREMIERING SUNDAY, DEC. 16, ON EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS
PHOENIX — Dec. 11, 2012 — O’Connor House is pleased to present an Arizona Centennial tribute featuring conversations between retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and noted Arizona political leaders. The series will be aired starting Sunday, Dec. 16, at noon on Eight, Arizona PBS (KAET Channel 8). These conversations give viewers behind-the-scenes insights into Arizona’s political history, and at the same time, provide a rare glimpse of the wit and intellect that have made Justice O’Connor an American treasure.
As a part of Arizona’s yearlong Centennial celebration, Justice O’Connor and O’Connor House partnered with SRP to produce this unique television series. In the broadcast premiere of “Arizona Centennial Series with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor,” Arizona’s U.S. Sen. John McCain shares his recollections of President Ronald Reagan, U.S. Rep. Morris Udall, and U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater and gives insights into his own 2008 presidential campaign.
Other featured guests and topics on “Arizona Centennial Series with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor”include the following:
The “Arizona Centennial Series with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor”will be available on DVD. The series was made possible by the generous contributions of SRP.
O’Connor House is an Arizona 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to continue the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to foster civil discourse, solve important social, economic and political issues, and be a place where “civil talk leads to civic action.” For more information, please visit oconnorhouse.org.
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