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More Arizona Spotlight Teases from Jul 2010

Bisbee Minerals

"Treasures of the Queen" - Bisbee Mineral Exhibit

Mark McLemore visits the Flandrau Science Center to tour an exhibition of rare minerals and cultural artifacts from Bisbee's golden age of mining.

Jul 23, 2010
Geronimo

New Exhibit Looks At Both Sides Of The Geronimo Story

Arizona History Museum opens new, permanent Geronimo exhibit to explore the history and myths surrounding the legendary Apache warrior.

Jul 16, 2010
Naco Mammoth

Naco Mammoth

The ancient remains of a mammoth discovered in 1951 near Naco, Arizona tell a fascinating story. Mark McLemore visits the Arizona State Museum to find out what it says about the humans who lived and hunted in this region more than 12,000 years ago.

Jun 25, 2010

Johnny Gibson Remembered

Hear Johnny Gibson tell the story of his heroism during World War II.

Jun 11, 2010
Centennarian

Salute to Centenarians

More than fifty people at least 100 years old gathered recently at an event that may be unique in human history. Mark McLemore talks to Tucson's eldest citizens.

Nov 27, 2009
Corp. Henry Bahe, Jr. (left) and PFC George H. Kirk (right), Navajo Code Talkers.

Navajo Code Talkers

The Arizona State Museum presents an exhibit this month about the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. Mark McLemore talks with Zonnie Gorman, daughter of one of the Code Talkers.

Jul 17, 2009
Bernard Lafayette

Dr. Bernard LaFayette

June 19th is Juneteenth, a commemoration of the announcement of the end of slavery. Laura Markowitz brings us a conversation with civil rights pioneer Dr. Bernard LaFayette.

Jun 19, 2009
Slave

Traces of the Trade

Laura Markowitz brings us the story of a family working to reconcile its ancestors' involvement in the slave trade.

May 22, 2009
"Tucson Remembers:  The Korean War"

"Tucson Remembers: The Korean War" - Part Four

Hear from frontline medics, as featured on the upcoming AZPM special "Tucson Remembers: The Korean War."

May 15, 2009
"Tucson Remembers:  The Korean War"

"Tucson Remembers: The Korean War" - Part Three

Hear more memories from Tucson veterans as featured in the upcoming Arizona Public Media special "Tucson Remembers: The Korean War".

May 8, 2009
"Tucson Remembers:  The Korean War"

"Tucson Remembers: The Korean War" - Part Two

In anticipation of the upcoming Arizona Public Media special, we hear remembrances from Tucson veterans.

May 1, 2009
"Tucson Remembers:  The Korean War"

"Tucson Remembers: The Korean War"

In anticipation of the upcoming Arizona Public Media special, we hear the first in a series of remembrances from Tucson veterans.

Apr 24, 2009
Kitt Peak

400 Years of the Telescope

On April 10th, KUAT6 is airing a new documentary called "400 Years of the Telescope," celebrating the history and the future of astronomy. Mark McLemore talks to the filmmaker, Kris Koenig.

Apr 10, 2009
Archaeology dig in Tucson

Sewer Plant Archaeology

Archaeologists on Tucson's northwest side are working to reconstruct some ancient irrigation canals. As Christopher Conover reports, these canals could be some of the oldest in the Americas.

Apr 3, 2009
Henry "Hank" Oyama

Henry "Hank" Oyama

Mark McLemore talks with Mr. Oyama, who is being honored by the ACLU for his role in a historic decision 50 years ago that took the law against interracial marriage off the books in Arizona.

Mar 20, 2009

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