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The Roosevelts:
An Intimate History
New!

Every night this week
at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

"Get Action (1858–1901)"
Sunday, September 14

* Watch the preview

Watch the early lives of Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. See Theodore transform himself into an adventurous outdoorsman and rising politician while FDR follows his older cousin's career.

"In the Arena (1901–1910)"
Monday, September 15

* Watch the preview

In his seven years as president, Theodore Roosevelt transforms the office. Meanwhile, FDR courts and weds Eleanor Roosevelt before he jumps at a chance to run for the New York state senate.

The Roosevelts:
An Intimate History
New!

Every night this week
at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

"The Fire of Life (1910–1919)"
Tuesday, September 16

* Watch the preview

Theodore's Progressive crusade splits his own party. Franklin masters wartime Washington as assistant secretary of the Navy, while Eleanor finds personal salvation in war work.

"The Storm (1920–1933)"
Wednesday, September 17

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After polio, Franklin struggles to walk again, while Eleanor builds a personal and political life of her own. During the first years of the Depression, FDR acts with such vigor that the Democrats turn to him in 1932.

"The Rising Road (1933–1939)"
Thursday, September 18

* Watch the preview

FDR’s sweeping New Deal restores the nation's self-confidence and transforms the relationship between the people and their government. Eleanor refuses to be a traditional first lady, becoming her husband's liberal conscience.

The Roosevelts:
An Intimate History
New!

Every night this week
at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

"The Common Cause (1939–1944)"
Friday, September 19

* Watch the preview

FDR shatters the third-term tradition, struggles to prepare a reluctant country to enter World War II and helps set the course toward Allied victory. Meanwhile, Eleanor struggles to keep New Deal reforms alive in wartime and travels the Pacific to comfort wounded servicemen.

"A Strong and Active Faith (1944–1962)"
Saturday, September 20

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Frail but determined, FDR wins re-election and begins planning for a peaceful postwar world. Eleanor proves herself a shrewd politician and a skilled negotiator in her own right, as well as a champion of civil rights and the United Nations.

Last Chance to Vote for 2014 PBS Nerd Walk
T-Shirt Design

Sunday, September 15
at 11:59 p.m.

* Visit the website

Celebrate the creative minds of Valley residents in the first-ever PBS Nerd t-shirt art competition! Put on your brim-rimmed glasses and vote for your favorite original artwork incorporating the iconic PBS Nerd logo. The winning design will grace the 2014 PBS Nerd Walk commemorative t-shirts. For more information and to vote visit azpbs.org/nerd.

Last Chance to Vote for Check, Please! Arizona

Sunday, September 15

* Visit the website

Don’t miss your last chance to show your appetite for Check, Please! Arizona by casting your vote in the Phoenix New Times' Best of Phoenix Readers Poll! Don’t miss your chance to select the Check, Please! Arizona Festival, as the Valley’s "Best Culinary Festival." Find more information and cast your vote here! Official ballots are also available in the Phoenix New Times. Voting closes Sunday, September 15, 2014.

Eight's Great GrillFest
Tickets on Sale!

Sunday, November 2
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

* Get Tickets

Taste the savory selections at Eight’s 2014 Great GrillFest at Trilogy Country Club at Vistancia (12575 W. Golf Club Dr., Peoria, AZ 85383) Nov. 2 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy live cooking demonstrations by PBS personalities and local chefs, including Barbara Fenzl, cookbook author and host of Savor the Southwest, Robert McGrath, host of Check, Please! Arizona, Bridget Lancaster, executive food editor for new media at America’s Test Kitchen, and many more! Plus, relish food and wine samplings from local valley restaurants!

Tickets are on sale now for $40, and VIP tickets are available for $50.

PBS NewsHour
New!

Weeknights at 6 p.m.

* Watch the preview

Enjoy in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues.

Arizona Horizon

Arizona Horizon
New!

Weeknights at 5:30 p.m.
and 11 p.m. (this week only) on Eight HD, and 7 p.m.
on Eight World (8.3/Cox 88)

* Visit the website

Monday, September 15:
– NCAA Final Four
– Smartphone Apps and Dieting

Tuesday, September 16:
– Dr. Lawrence Krauss on Science
– Citizenship Counts

Wednesday, September 17:
– Light Rail Expansion Opposition

Thursday, September 18:
Vote 2014: Proposition 304, State Lawmaker Pay Raises
– Arizona Restaurant Week

Friday, September 19:
– Journalists’ Roundtable

Horizonte

Horizonte
New!

Friday, September 19
at midnight on Eight HD

Friday, September 19
at 7:30 p.m. on Eight World (8.3/Cox 88)

Sunday, September 21
at 1 p.m. on Eight HD

* Visit the website

DATOS 2014

Hear a discussion on DATOS, an annual report published by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, focused on the state of Arizona's Hispanic market.

   Thanks to our sponsors:

ASU Global Institute of Sustainability       Best Dental Care AZ      Safeway

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers      SRP      Lawns By Les, LLC     

    Renaissance Festival  Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust      Whitfill Nursery


 








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