Portraits Of Valor; Arizona Arboretum Saved From Wildfire : Here & Now After World War II, veteran Charles Waterhouse made it his mission to honor his fellow Marines by painting their portraits. His daughter Jane Waterhouse joins us to discuss publishing his art in the book "Valor in Action." And, the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden, was saved Monday from the Telegraph Fire after firefighters dropped flame retardant from an air tanker. The arboretum's executive director talks about the rescue.

Portraits Of Valor; Arizona Arboretum Saved From Wildfire

Portraits Of Valor; Arizona Arboretum Saved From Wildfire

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After World War II, veteran Charles Waterhouse made it his mission to honor his fellow Marines by painting their portraits. His daughter Jane Waterhouse joins us to discuss publishing his art in the book "Valor in Action." And, the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden, was saved Monday from the Telegraph Fire after firefighters dropped flame retardant from an air tanker. The arboretum's executive director talks about the rescue.

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