These recordings include messages to US servicemen in Vietnam made by several Arizona Congressmen in February of 1971; an interview with Barry Goldwater on August 21, 1965 in which Goldwater discusses racial tensions in California, defense spending, the Central Arizona Project, Republican party politics, and his recent back surgery; and Jack Murphy’s coverage of the 1956 TWA/United airplane crash at the Grand Canyon.
Paul Fannin sends his greetings to Arizona soldiers currently serving in Vietnam and expresses his gratitude for their service.
John Rhodes sends his greetings to Arizona soldiers currently serving in Vietnam. He predicts that the war will be over soon, discusses changes that have taken place in American society, praises Nixon's economic package and expresses his hope that it won't be undermined by "silly legislation" in Congress, and predicts substantial improvement to the American economy.
In this interview, Goldwater discusses racial violence in California, defense spending, the Central Arizona Project, Republican party politics, and his recent back surgery.
Rhodes sends his greetings to Jack and Mary Murphy and Arizona soldiers serving in Vietnam. He provides an update on legislative activities in Washington, D.C. including appropriations, the Family Assistance Plan, and the Mansfield Amendment in addition to predicting that the Vietnam War will be over soon.
Rhodes sends his greetings to the Arizona soldiers gathered at Jack and Mary Murphy's Saigon residence to celebrate Arizona's 57th [sic] year of statehood. He provides an update about the activities of the 92nd Congress, including the Central Arizona Project.
Steiger sends greetings to the "misplaced Arizonans in Vietnam" from a "misplaced Arizonan in Washington." He reports that the American people are primarily concerned about the impact of wage and price control legislation and tax increases and are often indifferent to the fate of the soldiers serving in Vietnam. He also states that Arizona's economy continues to expand and that Arizonans have taken an increased interest in politics with the creation of a new congressional district.
Goldwater sends his greetings to American soldiers stationed in Vietnam and expresses his pride in their work. He reports that Arizona's economy is doing well and provides an update on a pending draft bill, which he believes is unnecessary.
Murphy interviews individuals who were involved with the 1956 TWA/United airplane crash at the Grand Canyon, including Coconino County Sheriff Cecil Richardson, Ralph Peters, Alabam Powers, and Air Force Captain James Womack.