More History Stories

Children of the Holocaust: The story of a hidden child in Holland.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the "WeReconcile" program can reunite adult children with their estranged fathers.

"Billie! Backstage with Lady Day" at Invisible Theatre.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Revisiting a cookbook that represents Tucson's Black community; remembering the last of the Universal <Monster performers, Ricou Browning; and a poem about what a kit a cat can be by Rick Wamer.

Pearl Harbor survivor Jack Holder dies in Arizona at age 101

He went on become a decorated World War II flyer who flew over 100 missions in the Pacific and European theaters.

The first-ever "Tombstone Festival of Western Books" to be celebrated

Residents are holding the event ahead of the Tucson Festival of Books

New archive documents the lives of detained asylum seekers and migrants

The series includes a dozen oral histories, artwork and letters from migrants.

The Buzz: Black History in Southern Arizona

New efforts are being made to bring contributions by the area's Black population to light.

Penn & Teller visit the Fox Tucson Theatre. Listen to an interview with half of this magical duo -- but which one?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Pamela Mays McDonald on art-ivism and Black Panther culture; and Richard Zoglin writes about how Elvis transformed Las Vegas, and how Vegas transformed the King.

"Citizen / Enemy" at the Tucson Desert Art Museum looks at the legacy of Japanese incarcerations during World War II.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Yume Japanese Garden is a dream come true for founder Patricia Deridder; and director Natalia Almada on the connections between humanity, technology & nature in her film "Users."

Children of the Holocaust: The survival story of Pawel Lichter.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An upcoming benefit looks to bring peace back to Sonoran Desert skies; and a new song from Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Stories about finding - and making - peace.

On Arizona Spotlight: Safos Dance Theatre premiers "Stories from Home"; harvesting citrus with the Iskashitaa Refugee Network; "What Peace Means to Me", an essay by Eri of Owl & Panther; and thoughts on making a peaceful place from Stories that Soar!

Children of the Holocaust: The story of a survivor from the former Soviet Union

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Marcus Doe and his organization WeReconcile are hoping to reconnect adult children with their estranged fathers.

Borderlands Brewers

We follow Ayla Kapahi and Savanna Saldate of Borderlands Brewing Co. as they show off their craft and remind us what we should know about the history of beer.

Richard Thomas on what it means to be Atticus Finch.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Wiesenthal" brings a message of tolerance to the stage of the Invisible Theatre, and meet 2023 Tucson Jazz Festival star Matthew Whitaker.

Empathy and humanity are at the center of Holocaust education in Arizona

Under a bill signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in 2021, schools must teach the events of the Holocaust and other genocides twice from grade 7 to grade 12.

Museum in Sierra Vista starts the year with a financial boost.

The Henry Hauser Museum is getting help from the Sierra Vista Historical Society.

HistoriCorps volunteers help preserve structures at Crescent Moon Ranch in Sedona

The organization provides food, a campsite and construction education throughout the preservation process.

Selected Archive Filters

History
Arizona Public Media is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
The University of Arizona