Kenneth Shropshire discusses correlations between sports and society

Kenneth Shropshire, CEO of ASU’s Global Sport Institute, talks with New American CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter about the role of sports in society and how athletes, coaches, and other sports notables are working to enact positive change in their communities. Shropshire, a prolific sports author, explains how a young woman’s involvement in sports is a strong indicator of her future leadership.

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Investigate one of the greatest moral dilemmas of the 21st century

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.

'Nature' explores the wild on Wednesday nights

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.

Mystery drama set in 1900s Vienna comes to Arizona PBS

A student of Sigmund Freud and an Austrian detective team up to solve some of the most mysterious and deadly cases in early 1900s Vienna. The series "Vienna Blood" airs on Arizona PBS Sundays at 9 p.m. starting Jan 19.