Teddy Roosevelt’s famed Rough Riders were an all-volunteer cavalry that helped end the Spanish-American War of 1898 with a decisive victory in The Battle of San Juan Hill. Many of the Rough Riders were from the territory of Arizona, and seven of them were affiliated with Tempe Normal School, now known as Arizona State University. Their bravery and connection to Roosevelt was cited as a contributing factor to Arizona’s path to statehood. We hear more about the Rough Riders’ connection to Tempe Normal School from university archivist Rob Spindler.
On Saturday nights at 8 p.m., Detective Jack Mooney of "Death in Paradise" is really starting to get to know the people and places of Saint Marie – to a degree that surprises some of his colleagues.
Historian Ed Ayers takes viewers to the sites of complex and evocative chapters in American history, where new stories are being written — one tour, one museum, one play, one protest at a time.
The charming Father Brown returns to solve more mysteries in the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford. The new season starts Saturday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. on Arizona PBS.