A great hour ahead! From Hollywood, our end-of-the-month western movie panelist Todd Roberts co-hosts with Franzi. Roberts and Franzi talk with Randy Talmadge, who brings us some great insight on the music of Evans & Livingston. That writing team was responsible for more than 100 movie scores and themes. PerhapsContinue Reading

  A great hour ahead! Actor Don Collier is in studio with Franzi and retired Hollywood stuntman Bunker De France. Collier played Sam Burns in the “High Chaparral” television series as well as starring in a ton of other westerns.

Franzi takes a look (and a listen) to some of the great western movie music, featuring the music of Republic Pictures, one of the great “B” western production companies.

It’s Movie Time! The end of the month discussion centers around the great western movies and actors of 1939. Joining Franzi in the studio is former High Chaparral stuntman Bunker De France. On the phone is Robert Nott from Santa Fe, NM, and, Todd Roberts from Hollywood.

Author Thom Hatch is back for another great hour. His new book is “The Last Days of George Armstrong Custer: The True Story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.” Hatch is one of the foremost experts on Custer. Joining in the conversation later in the hour is Voices ofContinue Reading

Franzi starts out the show talking with Sally Reichardt of the Empire Ranch Foundation about the Spring Trail Ride the group held Easter Weekend. And, Jane Coleman also joins in on the conversation talking about her latest book. After the first break, Franzi talks with author and rancher Richard Collins.Continue Reading

Author Terry Mort is in studio with Franzi to talk about Mort’s latest book, “The Wrath of Cochise.” It’s a look at the Bascom Affair that launched a two-decade battle with the Apaches in the Arizona and New Mexico Territory and Mexico.Amazon

It’s end of the month Movie Time on Voices of the West. Joining Franzi in the studio is Bunker De France, a retired Hollywood stuntman who also appeared in 52 episodes of the “High Chaparral” TV series filmed at Old Tucson. On the phone from New Mexico is author RobertContinue Reading

Ron & Renee Lewis stop by the studio to talk about their Double R Ranch at Grapevine Canyon. Joining in the conversation is John Komrada. The ranch offers horseback riding on numerous trails throughout southeastern Arizona.

Franzi talks with a number of western authors via telephone who are at the Tucson Festival of Books event. Among the authors:  Sherry Monahan, Doug Hocking, and Johnny Boggs.