Many were shocked when news broke that President Trump had ordered the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, one of Iran’s top military and intelligence officials. Tensions have not cooled as Iranians vow revenge and Trump has doubled down on a promise to retaliate by attacking 52 Iranian sites. We’ll discuss the situation with Daniel Rothenberg, co-director of Arizona State University’s Center on the Future of War.
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.
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.