Book: ‘At Home with the Aztecs’

Learn about the lives of everyday people in Aztec society in a new book “At Home with the Aztecs.” Michael Smith, a professor of archaeology at Arizona State University, will tell us more about his new book, which focuses on Aztec households and communities instead of kings, pyramids and human sacrifice.

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Michael Smith: Professor of Archaeology at Arizona State University

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Secrets of the Dead “Magellan’s Crossing”

Five hundred years ago, Ferdinand Magellan and his crew set sail to gain control of the global spice trade. What resulted was the first circumnavigation of the earth, laying the groundwork for colonization and globalization still felt today.

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“Check, Please! Arizona” returns to Arizona PBS

Three guests sit at the Check, Please! Arizona table on set with host Mark Tarbell.

Arizona PBS is issuing a call for nominations of local and independently owned Arizona restaurants to be featured on new episodes of returning fan-favorite series “Check, Please! Arizona.”