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400 Years of the Telescope

On April 10th, KUAT6 is airing a new documentary called "400 Years of the Telescope," celebrating the history and the future of astronomy. Mark McLemore talks to the filmmaker, Kris Koenig.

StoryCorps - Bruce Cole, Part Two

Bruce Cole tells how the violent death of Richard Heakin in 1976 changed Tucson's gay community.

"Beethoven: As I Knew Him"

James Reel talks with Hershey Felder, the star of the one-man show "Beethoven: As I Knew Him," which opens this weekend at the Arizona Theater Company.

Great Performances at the Met: Lucia di Lammermoor

Anna Netrebko portrays the fragile title heroine of Donizetti’s opera, presented as a Victorian ghost story in Mary Zimmerman’s hit production. Wednesday, April 15th at 9:00 p.m. on KUAT6 and HD.

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.

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.

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