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June 5th marks the 30th anniversary of the first report by the Center for Disease Control of a mysterious disease that was affecting men in Los Angeles Area. Back then HIV/AIDS was a certain death sentence, but through the work of doctors, scientists, and AIDS advocate groups, patients now enjoy longer and healthier lives. In this next story Luis Carrión talks with some of the people who continue to lead in the ongoing fight against HIV and AIDS in Tucson.

AIDS Three Decades Later

A look at local efforts to fight AIDS

Carlos Lozano from the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission joins Kimberly Craft to talk about the protection of Tucson's historic signs.

Revising the Sign Code

Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission works to restore Tucson's neon legacy

Linda Mayro and Jonathan Mabry join the studio to talk about the preservation of our built environments.

Making the Old New Again

Historic preservation professionals to gather in Tucson

History Moment: Valley National Bank Operations Center

The Valley National Bank Operations Center is at risk of being destroyed.

The Unsavory Side of Urban Renewal

Author and scholar depicts the destruction of "La Calle," once the heart of the city

The Hardest Ride

A Tucson veteran of the Freedom Rides tells his story

A World War II pilot who flew a PBM5 Mariner visits the last remaining aircraft at the Pima Air and Space Museum.

A Pilot's Pilgrimage

At the Pima Air & Space Museum, a WWII pilot reconnects with a beloved plane--and a painful past

Amerind Foundation Continues Artifact Research

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

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.

Tucson in the mid-twentieth century was fraught with racial discrimination, as told by some who experienced it and fought against it.

A Peek Through the Barriers

Arizona Illustrated offers an exclusive preview of Barrios and Barriers, the AZPM original documentary about Tucson's place in the civil rights movement

Arizona Heritage

History Moment: El Conquistador

From Grand Hotel to Walmart

Fronteras Desk reporter Michel Marizco speaks with border historian Rebecca Orozco about the politics of the U.S.-Mexico border and how history often repeats itself.

Nothing New Along the Border

Border scholar discusses the long history of border violence, tension and questions about protection

Web Feature: "A Mountaintop Experience"

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

Kimberly Craft interviews Susan Vance about her book, "Tropic Born, War Torn," a memoir that takes place in the Philippines during World War II.

Tropic Born, War Torn

In a new memoir, one local author describes her family's exodus from the Philippines during WWII

Web Feature: A Civil Rights Legacy

In life, and now in death, one reverend helps shape Tucson’s struggle for equality

History Moment: Miracle Mile

Organizations in Tucson host a 4th annual open house and tour of the historic road

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