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Howe Gelb

Sooyoen Lee has a profile of the local musician.

Carry It On: A Musical Legacy

PBS-HD 6 will be airing “Carry It On: A Musical Legacy” in honor of Mary Travers, who tragically passed away this week. Watch it Saturday, Sept. 19 at 10:20 p.m. on PBS-HD6

Health Care Costs

Christopher Conover looks at how rising insurance premiums are changing what local businesses are offering to their employees.

Egyptology

Tony Paniagua introduces us to the founding member of the Tucson chapter of the American Research Center In Egypt. The group is sharing its love of Egyptology with a lecture next Tuesday.

Southwestern Gems

Retired professor and biologist Yar Petryszyn works with desert wildife and is featured in AZPM's special "Southwestern Gems: Our Desert National Parks". He speaks with Mark McLemore.

"The Twilight Zone" Anniversary

Fifty years ago, the series' creator, the late Rod Serling, created an enduring phenomenon. His brother Robert lives in Tucson and spoke to Mark Andrews about Rod's life and legacy.

THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA

The new Ken Burns documentary series debuts with the beauty of Yosemite Valley and wonderland of Yellowstone, areas that sparked the idea of national parks. Sunday, September 27th at 8:00 p.m. on PBS-HD

WaveLengths: Sustainability

This program explores cutting edge research that scientists are using for more responsible use of the planet’s natural resources. Thursday, September 24th at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 27th at 6:30 p.m. on PBS-HD.

WALLACE STEGNER

This biographical film portrait of the acclaimed writer, conservationist and teacher, celebrates the 2009 centennial of his birth. Wednesday, September 23rd at 10:00 p.m. on PBS-HD.

Dr. Andrew Weil

Talks health care reform on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show Tuesday, September 15th at 10 a.m.

Bilingual Health Care Forum

Foro publico en español con el Congresista Grijalva y un panel de profesionales medicos sobre la Reforma del Seguro Medico. Este Martes, Sep. 15 8pm en V-Me.

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! Inspector Lewis 'The Great and the Good'

Lewis and Hathaway track the prime suspect in the assault of a teenage girl, but he has a seemingly watertight alibi from three pillars of the Oxford community. Sunday, September 20th at 8:00 p.m. on PBS-HD

POV: The English Surgeon

A remarkable depiction of one doctor's commitment to relieving suffering and of the emotional turmoil he undergoes in bringing hope to a desperate people. Friday, September 18th at 10 p.m. on PBS-HD.

GREAT PERFORMANCES: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Concert 2009

The renowned Vienna Philharmonic presents an open-air concert in the magnificent gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. Wednesday, September 16th at 10 p.m. on PBS-HD.

BROWN IS THE NEW GREEN: GEORGE LOPEZ AND THE AMERICAN DREAM

This program examines how efforts to profit from Latinos, the nation's largest and fastest-growing minority group, are shaping the contemporary Latino identity.Tuesday, September 15th at 9:00 p.m. on PBS-HD.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hear a commentary from Albert Elias, Sr. about the commencement of this year's National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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