Arizona Stories Series II

Season II of Eight ‘s prime-time series, Arizona Stories, takes viewers on a remarkable exploration across our state and deep into Arizona ‘s past. Each week, Arizona Stories profiles Arizona’s legends, examines important moments in our history, and ventures back to the original location of critical events to capture the complete story.

Archival photographs, film and rare home movies are interwoven for a personal perspective on the people and the places that define Arizona’s legacy.

Featured stories:

Legend City, Ernest McFarland, WWII Internment Camps, The Ragsdales, Mining, Apache Trail, The Homefront, Tempe’s Hispanic Heritage, Tovrea Castle, The Riordan Family, San Carlos Submerged, Holsum Bakery, Arizona’s Chinese Pioneers, Jerome, Homolovi, Cesar Chavez, Apollo Astronaut Training, Wallace and Ladmo, Hubbell Trading Post, Arizona Highways Magazine, Kolb Brothers, Name the Street, American Legion Post 41, Hoover Dam, Navajo Code Talkers, Yuma Territorial Prison, The Schwemberger Collection, The Great Escape of ’44, Kartchner Caverns

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