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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from May 2012

Remembering the Songs

A conversation with Julie Cajune, an educator and cultural preservationist, about a new CD of rare Native American music.

May 3, 2012

'Some Thrived, Some Died'

New book chronicles the history of Arizona mining towns past and present.

Apr 26, 2012

Circus Tradition Continues for 7 Generations

What's it like to grow up in the circus? Find out from Giovanni Zoppé how the Zoppé Family Circus is honoring and preserving their family's colorful history.

Apr 5, 2012

True West Towns

Magazine's annual list of towns that celebrate their heritage names Prescott #1, slights Tombstone.

Mar 9, 2012

Arizona 100: A Celebration Through the Lens of Time

Find out about a cross-college collaboration between U of A arts and sciences that honors a century of Arizona statehood.

Feb 10, 2012

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

Web Feature: Saving the Mountain View

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

Nov 23, 2011

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

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
Documentary film maker Ken Burns

Ken Burns

A conversation with the acclaimed documentarian reveals some of the reasons why he found the story of "Prohibition" so compelling.

Sep 22, 2011

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

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 4, 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

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.

May 12, 2011

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.

Apr 21, 2011

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 24, 2011

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