More History Stories

Tucson Architect Made Mark on City, Forged Way For Women

Anne Rysdale reflects on more than 60 years in architecture

CD 1: The Flavor of Arizona

New district larger, more diverse than several states

Tucson's Movie Theater History

Chris Dashiell looks back at the theaters that once thrilled Tucson audiences, from The Fox and The Rialto to memories of The Opera House and The Lyric.

Hopi Heritage in Tucson

Colorful quilts part of history, culture

Tucsonans Remember 9/11

Events mark 11th anniversary of terrorist attacks

Long-Lost Film Footage Reveals Temple of Music and Art's Genesis

Groundbreaking for Tucson institution captured in 1920s footage.

Broadway to Hollywood

Pianist & cultural historian Richard Glazier shares stories about some of the great American popular composers of the 20th century, including the Gershwins and Irving Berlin.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at the 1948 movie and explains why it was actually a risky gamble for its studio, director, and star.

Green Valley Resident Instrumental on D-Day

Played role in delivering 'most important weather forecast in history'

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell looks at some of the different interpretations this historic event has received in film, from "Tombstone" to "Hour of the Gun"

U.S. Muslim Teens Facing Identity Questions

Psychologist works with them to build comfort, confidence in themselves

Remembering the Songs

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

Sanctuary Movement: 3 Decades of Activism

Tucsonans mark decision to protect Central American refugees fleeing persecution

World War II Memorial Planned For Arizona Capitol

Gun barrels from USS Arizona and USS Missouri traveling to Phoenix

True West Towns

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

Selected Archive Filters

History
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona