The GI bill turns 75 years old on June 22. It has helped countless veterans improve their lives by getting an education. Former Arizona governor and U.S. Senator Ernest McFarland is considered a “Father of the GI Bill.” Arizona official historian Marshall Trimble will discuss McFarland’s role in creating the legislation.
The Emmy Award-winning anthology series featuring unforgettable people, communities and moments in history returns to Arizona PBS on Mondays at 9 p.m. starting Oct. 28.
From the remarkable octopus to a river of dreams, experience compelling stories of the natural world as "Nature" returns to Arizona PBS Wednesday nights at 7 p.m.
In April 1944, Jewish prisoners Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler miraculously escaped from the Auschwitz concentration camp and fled through Nazi-occupied Poland to find refuge in Žilina, Slovakia, where they connected with the Jewish Underground. Once safe, they recounted what they left behind. Their harrowing testimony revealed the true horror of the Holocaust to the outside world, describing in forensic detail the gas chambers and the full extent of the Nazi extermination program.