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In Anniston, Alabama, an angry mob stoned and firebombed the Greyhound bus holding some of the original Freedom Riders.

American Experience: Freedom Riders

The inspiring story of a courageous band of young civil-rights activists who journeyed through the Deep South in 1961. Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS-HD 6.

Feb 4, 2012
John Maggio's documentary film "Billy the Kid" will debut on the PBS series American Experience on Tuesday, January 10th on PBS-HD Channel 6.

Billy the Kid

Filmmaker John Maggio talks about his new documentary on one of the Old West's most famous outlaws, airing on the PBS series American Experience January 10th.

Jan 5, 2012

On Board Historic Steam Engine No. 844

Large crowds greeted the locomotive in Tucson, as it made a whistle stop for Arizona's centennial celebration.

Nov 17, 2011
A group shot of some of the women mathematicians who are featured in the documentary "Top Secret Rosies".

Top Secret Rosies

A documentary tells the true story of how a select group of civilian female mathematicians helped the U.S. achieve victory during World War II.

Nov 10, 2011
Gun metal glints in the Arizona sunshine during a gun fight reenactment.

New Book Separates Truth From Myth In The Shootout At The O.K. Corral

“The Last Gunfight” author finds it wasn't a shootout, but it did help create our enduring image of the old west.

Aug 25, 2011
The Mountain View Motel on Miracle Mile

Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Aug 5, 2011

Amerind Foundation Continues Artifact Research

Organization is still devoted to Native American culture, but has adapted its focus over 75 years.

May 13, 2011
Arizona State Museum Archeology Curator Chuck Adams sizes up the museum's collection of Homolovi artifacts.

The Archeological Treasures of Homolovi State Park

Discover a place in Northern Arizona that is sacred land to the Hopi, a budget-troubled state park, and a storehouse of ancient relics.

Mar 23, 2011
Lena Horne once performed beneath these stage lights.

Web Feature: Saving the Mountain View

On Ft. Huachuca, one community group fights to preserve a long-forgotten piece of black history

Feb 25, 2011
The Dunbar School was built for Tucson's African-American students in the time of segregation.

A Brief History of Segregation

Explore the legacy of segregation, and the uphill journey that many African Americans had to make to get an equal education no more than a generation or two from today.

Feb 10, 2011
The first memorial erected in honor of the three scouts is at Josephine Saddle, halfway between the Madera Canyon Lodge and the summit of Mt. Baldy.

Exploring the story behind the deaths of three Boy Scouts near Tucson in 1958

Tucson author Cathy Hufault recounts the tragedy that sparked the largest search for missing persons in Arizona history

Dec 17, 2010

Tucson Muslims Celebrate End of Ramadan

Leaders Say They Hope to Transcend Contentious Atmosphere

Sep 10, 2010

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