Arizona education leaders will tell us what they would like to see from the state legislature in the new year. We’ll hear from Joe Thomas, president of the Arizona Education Association, Dick Foreman, president and CEO of the Arizona Business and Education Coalition, and Chris Kotterman, Director of Governmental Relations for the Arizona School Boards Association.
Investigate news and newsmakers Tuesday nights on Arizona PBS.
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.
There are still parts of our planet yet to be discovered. Explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall pursues incredible journeys and world firsts — unclimbed peaks, unexplored cave systems and uncharted landscapes — setting foot where no human has been before. "Expedition with Steve Backshall" comes to Arizona PBS Wednesdays at 9 p.m. starting Jan. 15.