You may have never heard of John William MacKay, but when he died in 1902, he was one of the most admired and richest men in America, whose search for riches also helped develop the American West. Writer and historian Gregory Crouch tells the story of MacKay, who discovered the Comstock Lode, a lode of silver ore located in Nevada. In telling MacKay’s story, Crouch also weaves in the stories of daily life in the West as it was being settled. Crouch will tell us about his book, “The Bonanza King.”
The third and newest installment of the classic Lucy Maud Montgomery story, "Anne of Green Gables: Fire and Dew" is coming to Arizona PBS on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m.
"Doctor Blake Mysteries" returns with new episodes every Saturday at 8 p.m. Dr. Lucien Blake is a keeper of secrets and a solver of mysteries in the rural gold rush city of Ballarat, Australia.
Elemental: Covering Sustainability is a multimedia collaboration covering urbanization, climate change, water and renewable energy.