PBS’s “Sesame Street” might not exist today if it were not for two Arizonans. It was created in part by Joan Ganz Cooney, who grew up in Phoenix. In 1972 a bill funding the continuation of Sesame Street was vetoed by then President Richard Nixon. Ganz Cooney turned to an old family friend from Phoenix for help, the late Senator Barry Goldwater, who helped restore that funding. We’ll get details from Sherman Dorn, an historian of education at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
This month, "American Masters" showcases three iconic chefs Sundays at 2 p.m. Explore their life stories, their love of cooking and what they brought to the world.
“Molly of Denali” follows feisty 10-year-old Molly Mabrary and her adventures while living with her family in the fictional village of Qyah, Alaska. The series premieres July 15 on Arizona PBS.
Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space in this three-part series airing Wednesdays at 7 p.m.