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EAC Media Communications Department presents “Power’s War”

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EAC Media Communications Department presents “Power’s War”

By Lori Dugan

Thatcher, AZ—Eastern Arizona College’s Media Communications Department is pleased to present a sneak peek screening of Cameron Trejo’s “Power’s War…Arizona’s Deadliest Shootout,” at 7 p.m. TONIGHT, Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in the College’s Activities Center – Lee Little Theater. Admission to the screening is free; however, canned food donations will be gratefully accepted for donations to local food banks.

Narrated by John Slattery, this documentary film delves into the circumstances leading up to and following the controversial Power Shootout. “The deadliest gunfight in Arizona did not take place on the streets of Tombstone during its wild territorial days, but rather in a remote canyon of the Galiuro Mountains on a snowy Sunday morning in 1918,” says Trejo.

Controversy has dogged this story for the last 95 years. Were the lawmen ambushed that morning? Or was the Power family ambushed by lawmen? Was the youngest member of the Power family, Ola May, murdered? Or, was her death accidental? These questions and more will be explored during this screening.

For more information about the screening, contact EAC Media Communications instructor David Arond at or (928) 428-8248.