Story of African-descended settler who found success in colonial Virginia

Throughout the U.S., events are being held to mark 400 years since the first Africans were enslaved in this country. Virginian Anthony Johnson was one of the first people descended from Africans who found freedom and wealth in colonial Virginia. We hear Johnson’s story from Arizona State University historian Calvin Schermerhorn. Schermerhorn is also the author of the book “Unrequited Toil: A History of United States Slavery.”

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Call the Midwife, Season 10

Nurse Lucille Anderson (Leonie Elliott) and Nurse Trixie (Helen George) stand with their bicycles, while Nurse Phyllis Crane (Linda Bassett) stands by an open car door.

The new season opens in the year 1966 at a trying and exciting time for the midwives as the women’s rights movement intensifies.

American Veteran

Veterans reflect on and share their personal experiences in the military, from boot camp to service in war and peacetime to return to civilian life.

“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.”