The United States is the only country in the world that was founded on the idea of "the rights of man". That's according to Jim Leach, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Leach will give a lecture tonight at Northern Arizona University. And he spoke with Arizona Public Radio's Constance DeVereaux about the power of the humanities.
Today, we continue our series Makers and Menders; stories about people who use their hands to create useful goods. So far, we've met a long-time Flagstaff wood worker, and we've also visited a family-run welding shop. Now, writers/producers Michael Collier and Rose Houk introduce us to Jenn Jones, a seamstress with a deeply creative flair.
The outcome of the California marriage case being argued today in Washington could affect a local case awaiting high court action: A lawsuit over domestic partner benefits for gay state and university employees. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.
A Republican lawmaker is making a new - and different - effort in his bid to keep transgendered individuals out of, what he believes, is the wrong restroom. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.