Arizona PBS celebrates Women’s History Month

Preview the programs Arizona PBS is running this March in celebration of Women’s History Month. Historical documentaries, award presentations, in-depth interviews and more are airing in the coming weeks.

 

Dolly Parton onstage at the Opry

Dolly Parton & Friends: 50 Years at the Opry

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A celebration of the country music legend’s 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, this special captures Dolly Parton delivering some of her biggest hits on one of the most iconic stages in the world. Featuring new interviews with Parton and guest appearances by some of her superstar friends, including Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Lady A, and more.

Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn: My Story in My Words

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2021 marks the 50th anniversary of “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” the Loretta Lynn song that became a book, a feature film, and an indelible part of popular culture. Like so many other songs written by Lynn, the lyrics told the story of her life and spoke to women who struggled to make ends meet. Lynn’s simple, straightforward song stories gave legitimacy to the joys, heartaches, struggles and triumphs.

Tina Turner

Tina Turner: One Last Time

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In 2000, Tina Turner’s final UK concert was filmed at London’s Wembley Stadium with a state-of-the-art stage set, 18 cameras, and one of the world’s top directors. Turner’s inspiring, powerful performance made it an unforgettable event. Blasting out hit after hit and taking the audience through her amazing four- decade career, Turner once again proved herself to be “simply the best.”

Margaret: Rebel Princess

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This intimate two-part series profiles Princess Margaret, whose life and loves reflected the social and sexual revolution that transformed the western world during the 20th century.

Finding Your Roots
“Reporting on the Reporters”

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Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world.

Independent Lens “Coded Bias”

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Coded Bias follows M.I.T. Media Lab computer scientist Joy Buolamwini, along with data scientists, mathematicians, and watchdog groups from all over the world, as they fight to expose the discrimination within facial recognition algorithms now prevalent across all spheres of daily life.

American Masters “Flannery”

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Explore the life of Flannery O’Connor whose provocative fiction was unlike anything published before. Featuring never-before-seen archival footage, newly discovered journals and interviews with Mary Karr, Tommy Lee Jones, Hilton Als and more.

American Masters “Twyla Moves”

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Explore legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp’s career and famously rigorous creative process, with original interviews, first-hand glimpses of her at work and rare archival footage of select performances from her more than 160 choreographed works.

Elizabeth II

In Their Own Worlds
“Queen Elizabeth II”

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Follow Queen Elizabeth II’s remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle’s abdication, her father’s coronation as King George VI, her experience during World War II, her sudden ascension to the throne and her eventful reign of more than 60 years.

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Ken Burns presents 'Hemingway'

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick explore the life and work of the legendary writer and his enduring influence on literature and culture.

Finding Your Roots “The New World”

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the ancestors of actor John Lithgow and journalist Maria Hinojosa who thrived in North America before the birth of the U.S.

Great Performances “Beethoven in Beijing"

Experience the international impact of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s historic 1973 trip to China, offering a story of cultural reversals and a glimpse into the worldwide future of classical music.