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National Hispanic Heritage Month

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


The University of Arizona's Muslim Student Association is hosting an interfaith "Fast-a-thon," hoping to build bridges between Tucson's diverse cultural groups. Luis Carrión reports.

"The Kite Runner"

The story of two boys from Afghanistan, "The Kite Runner" has seen success as a book and a film. Mark McLemore talks with the playwright, Matthew Spangler, about the local production.

Pima County Bond Election

The tough economy forced Pima County to cancel plans for a bond election last year, but work is underway to study the feasibility of holding one in 2010. Robert Rappaport updates us on the process.

NATURE: The Good, the Bad, and the Grizzly

Once on the edge of extinction, grizzlies have made a remarkable recovery. But this fierce predator is no longer content foraging in the back country. Tuesday, September 14th at 7:00 p.m. on PBS World.


This program examines how efforts to profit from Latinos, the nation's largest and fastest-growing minority group, are shaping the contemporary Latino identity. Friday, September 11th at 7:00 p.m. on PBS WORLD

MYSTERY! Inspector Lewis, ‘Life Born of Fire’

Kevin Whately as Detective Inspector Robbie Lewis, back in Oxford working to rebuild his life following the death of his wife. Thursday at 9:00 p.m. on PBS-HD.

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Hear Katie Tarter express her love for playing the cymbals in the Tucson High marching band, and how much she's going to miss it after graduation.

Alison Hawthorne Deming

Meet poet, essayist, and teacher Alison Hawthorne Deming. She talks with Mark McLemore about the places where art and science intersect, and the concept of an ecosystem for the human mind.

Biosphere 2

Christopher Conover tells us about some new science that's being done at Biosphere 2, including a large-scale, 10-year experiment studying the consequences of global climate change.

Nogales Drug Tunnels

Underneath Nogales is a network of smuggling tunnels connecting Mexico to the United States. Mark Duggan recently toured a tunnel.

AMERICA AT A CROSSROADS: The Trial of Saddam Hussein

Follow the courtroom drama surrounding the trial of Iraq’s former president, Wednesday, September 9th at 8:00 p.m. on UA Channel.


Re-enactments, stills, expert commentary and archival footage piece together one of the most famous criminal trials in United States history. Tuesday, September 8th at 8:00 p.m. on UA Channel.

Celtic Woman

Live at the Tucson Convention Center Music Hall, Celtic Woman, the five exceptional Irish stars featured on PBS-HD, will perform in Tucson on November 16th!


For more than 30 years, NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT has provided business news in a fast-paced format. For the latest market and business news, Nightly Business Report, weekdays at 6:00 p.m. on PBS-HD.

Legends and Lyrics

Michael Martin Murphy, Pam Tillis and Ron Sexsmith are featured Thursday, September 3rd at 2:00 p.m. on PBS-HD.

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