By Harry Alexander On Monday, July 10 there was a celebration of Emil Franzi’s life at a local club. More than 250 people–from both sides of the political aisle–came together to celebrate the late Editor-in-Chief/Publisher of the Southern Arizona News-Examiner. Franzi was also a student of the history of the Old West. That’s one of […]
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We remember Voices of the West creator and host Emil Franzi. He passed away on June 7, 2017 at age 78. In studio are his friends and colleagues Joe Dreyfuss, Bunker de France and producer Harry Alexander. Also in studio is Franzi’s granddaughter, Julia. On the phone from Hollywood is our insider Todd Roberts.
Today’s program is a tribute to the late Bob Shelton, who took over the lease of Old Tucson from Pima County and turned it into the Number Two spot in the U.S. for filming Western movies and western television programs. See the story here. Franzi is on the phone for this program. Bunker de France is […]