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FRANK Talk – The spread of fake news: Is there a vaccine for that? – Chandler
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FRANK Talk – The spread of fake news: Is there a vaccine for that? – Chandler

January 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Chandler Basha Library, 5990 S. Val Vista Dr.
Chandler, 85249
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Gail Rhodes, Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Like a virus, fake news catches on erratically, intensely, and swiftly, and can leave the American public feeling dazed and confused. How can media producers and consumers cure the spread of this false-information outbreak? What steps are technology and media companies taking?... Read More

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1:30 pm

Specters of the Past: Arizona’s Ghost Towns – Ajo

January 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Salazar-Ajo Library, 15 W. Plaza St. #179
Ajo, AZ 85321 United States
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The promise of unimagined riches is what brought many of the earliest colonizers to the Arizona Territory. Following the trail to the discovery of the mother lode, they built, then dismantled and finally abandoned communities when mines played out – leaving behind tantalizing clues of difficult hardships. Some towns survived like Bisbee, Jerome, Tombstone and... Read More

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Arizona Goes to the Moon – Phoenix

January 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Arizona played a key role in preparing to send humans to the moon in the late 1960s/ early 1970s. The Apollo astronauts themselves traveled to the Grand Canyon and volcanic fields around the state to learn geology and practice their lunar excursions. Meanwhile, U.S. Geological Survey engineers worked with NASA staff members to develop and... Read More

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Women of the Arizona State Prison – Phoenix

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Agave Library, 23550 N. 36th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85310 United States
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Winnie Ruth Judd, Eva Dugan, Dr. Rose Boido, and Eva Wilbur Cruz all shared one thing in common. They were all incarcerated at the Arizona State Prison in Florence. These women were players in both the sensational stories that made national headlines and local stories that made Arizona history. Who were these women and how... Read More

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