February 2017

Marchers gather in Phoenix
The Women’s March on Washington and its sister marches around the country and the world drew what was estimated to be more than a million people into the streets last month. On the day of the march, a group of sociologists from the University of Maryland hit the streets as well to document the event.
Feb. 20, 2017
cell phone
Our technology, with their cameras and microphones, are electronically paying attention to us. Are we being spied on in our own homes?
Feb. 20, 2017
This is poised to be a busy week at the state Capitol — with lots of floor action expected in both the House and Senate. To preview the upcoming week at 1700 W. Washington is Hank Stephenson, who covers the state House for the Arizona Capitol Times.
Feb. 20, 2017
students raising their hands
Legislation aimed at opening the state’s private school voucher program, also known as empowerment scholarship accounts, to any Arizona student is expected to go before the full senate this week. The vote will likely be close.
Feb. 20, 2017
The Show Logo
It’s time for the KJZZ Friday Newscap. Our special guest panelists this week are Mary Jo Pitzl, state government reporter with The Arizona Republic, and Nigel Duara, a Los Angeles Times correspondent who covers the state of Arizona.
Feb. 17, 2017
The University of Arizona’s baseball program has gotten some sizable investment recently. Cleveland Indians manager and UA alum Terry Francona recently announced a $1 million donation to the team, and they received another anonymous $1 million donation as well.
Feb. 17, 2017
Cowboy boots
In January 1986, cowboy boots and horse hooves stirred up dust at Corona Ranch in south Phoenix. It was the start of the Arizona Gay Rodeo, which rolls into town for its 32nd year this weekend.
Feb. 17, 2017
ASU Music
Legendary jazz drummer Lewis Nash is now a member of ASU’s School of Music as a professor of practice. We spoke with Nash about jazz improvisation and teaching the next generation of drummers.
Feb. 17, 2017
The Trump administration has gotten off to an interesting start in its relations with China. Shortly after winning November’s election, then President-Elect Trump took a call from the leader of Taiwan — that was the first communication between the leaders of the U.S. and Taiwan in more than 35 years.
Feb. 17, 2017
McCain Institute
U.S.-China relations have grown tenser in recent years. The McCain Institute at ASU hosted a debate this week titled U.S.-China Policy: How Do We Get Tough? Ambassador Kurt Volker is executive director of the McCain Institute and is with me to talk about China.
Feb. 17, 2017

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