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Ken Burns

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

"Not a Single Day Without a Job"

Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps left an indelible legacy in Southern Arizona

Web Feature: A Legacy in Stone

Throughout Southern Arizona, parks and wild places bear the mark of the Civilian Conservation Corps

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.

Locals Unite for Literacy

Thousands of volunteers keep Tucson's library system alive--and lively

Amerind Foundation Continues Artifact Research

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

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.

Web Feature: "A Mountaintop Experience"

Freedom Rider Jim Zwerg tells his story of struggle and sacrifice for civil rights

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.

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.

A Conversation with Edith Head

Actress and director Susan Claassen talks about taking on the persona of an outspoken Hollywood icon, the legendary designer Edith Head.

Web Feature: Saving the Mountain View

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

A Visit to the Bone Lab

The Arizona State Museum's Stanley J. Olsen Laboratory of Zooarchaeology explores the skeletal secrets that animals leave behind

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Goes On Tour

Key parts of the historic document that purchased much of the West from Mexico are on display in Tucson during February

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.

Kyl Wrapping Up Service

Arizona's junior senator is ready to walk away

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