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Doctors’ Diaries

For 21 years NOVA followed seven doctors from their first day at Harvard Medical School. NOVA returns see the kind of doctors and people they have become. Part 2, Tuesday, April 14th at 8:00 p.m on KUAT6 and HD.

FROGS: The Thin Green Line

Frogs have been here for 360 million years and have evolved into diverse creatures. However, one-third of amphibians have been lost. Nature explores frogs, Sunday, April 12th at 7:00 p.m. on KUAT6 and HD.

COMING HOME: Military Families Cope with Change

This Sesame Workshop special tells the stories of service members returning home with injuries, and the struggles their families face on the path to finding a "new normal.” Thursday, April 9th at 8:30 p.m. on KUAT6 and HD.

Oscar Martinez

Claudine LoMonaco interviews University of Arizona History Professor Oscar Martinez about how his childhood experience led him to debunk common theories about Mexico's poverty.

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.

StoryCorps - Bruce Cole

Hear another story collected by StoryCorps during its Tucson visit. Bruce Cole tells how the violent death of Richard Heakin in 1976 forever changed the gay community in Tucson.


An all-star cast (including Bruce Sprinsteen and Elvis Costello) joins Roy Orbison in a triumphant performance at the legendary Coconut Grove in downtown L.A. Tuesday, March 31st 8pm PBS6 & HD.

Magnificifent Mind at Any Age

Dr. Daniel Amen’s groundbreaking research has shown that people can change and improve the structure and function of their brains and in doing so, improve overall health, happiness and success. Monday, March 30th 9:30pm PBS6 & HD

Cincinnati To Seattle To Portland

This documentary series is literally driven by twenty-somethings. Nine soon-to-be college graduates criss-cross the country in three RVs interviewing people from all walks of life. Airs Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on the UA Channel.

NOVA Last Extinction

Fifteen thousand years ago in a blip of geologic time, somewhere between 15 and 35 magnificent large types of animals went extinct in North America. Why? Thursday, April2nd at 6pm & 11pm on PBS-World

Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission

A man recently was elected to chair the commission. Laura Markowitz profiles Michael Mandel and what others are saying about him.

The 4th Annual Gootter Grand Slam

This weekend's tennis event raises funds to help fight Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Bill Buckmaster tells us about the family story behind the event.

2009 Cine Mexico Film Festival

Hear about "The Future South of the Border" from film historian Carlos Gutierrez, as he speaks with Mark McLemore.

Jack Jacobson Remembered

Jacobson and his horror host "Dr. Scar" character are fondly remembered by a generation. The Tucson TV pioneer died Monday at age 87. Robert Rappaport has a look back at "Jake's" career.

400 Years of the Telescope

This visually stunning program chronicles a sweeping journey, from 1609, when Galileo revealed mankind's place in the galaxy, to today's thrilling quests to discover new worlds in the universe. Friday, April 10th at 10:00 pm on KUAT6 and HD.

Austin City Limits

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS showcases a pair of British stars; England's Corinne Bailey Rae and Scotland's KT Tunstall. Airs on the UA Channel, Sunday, March 29th at 6:00 p.m.

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