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White House Border Meeting

Governor Brewer sits down with the President

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.

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.

Traces of the Trade

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

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.

"Tucson Remembers: The Korean War" - Part Four

Hear from frontline medics, as featured on the upcoming AZPM special "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".

"Tucson Remembers: The Korean War" - Part Two

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

"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.

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.

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.

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.

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