Arizona Stories: World War II

From the battlefield to the home front, Eight profiles the Arizonans — and Arizona communities — that were forever changed by the Second World War. Eight presents back-to-back stories exploring the struggles and conflict, the sacrifice and the bravery.

Featured stories:

American Legion Post 41, The Great Escape of ’44, Hispanic Flyboys, The Homefront, Ira Hayes, Navajo Code Talkers, The USS Arizona, WWII Internment Camps, Falcon Field, Silvestre Herrera, Arizona WWII Military Aviation, Women in the Navy

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Seek out 'A Few Good Pie Places' and 'Bakeries'

A Few Good Pie Places

Tour a collection of sweet spots known for their pies and other baked goodies on Fridays at 7 p.m.

'Nova' delivers stories from the front lines of science

"Nova" celebrates the Summer of Space by exploring new discoveries and how we have come this far on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Arizona PBS.

Competitive ballroom dancing takes center stage

The WORLD DANCESPORT GRANDSLAM SERIES is back, featuring the best competitive dancers in the world vying for the most prestigious titles and the prize money in the world of dance. Pictured (L-R): Olga Kulikova and Dmitry Zharkov of Russia. Photo credit: © Reinhard Egli – World DanceSport

Competitive ballroom dancing returns to Arizona PBS with the 2017 World DanceSport GrandSlam Series. The best competitive dancers in the world vie for the most prestigious titles on Sundays at 3 p.m., beginning July 7.