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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365359525/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false What happened to the Puebloans of Mesa Verde and Crow Canyon? After settling in Colorado they abandoned their cliff dwellings, leaving behind a variety of archeological treasures. Historians discuss the possibility that this move might have been due to a drought in the Southwest region. Discover... /episodes/get/35096 /episode/35096 Living West: Water /episode-player/35096

What happened to the Ancient Puebloans of Mesa Verde and Crow Canyon?

Air date:
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365349893/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In 1951 the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission announced the construction of the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant in Arvada. The facility manufactured the plutonium “trigger” used in every nuclear weapon created in the United States. For the next several decades, Rocky Flats was a major stimulus to the... /episodes/get/34350 /episode/34350 Colorado's Cold War /episode-player/34350

Rocky Flats was a major stimulus to Colorado's economy, but also a source of controversy.

Air date:
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 01:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365215487/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Uncover the secrets of the United States Air Force Academy with a look at the significant events, landmarks and accomplishments over the last 60 years. /episodes/get/34525 /episode/34525 United States Air Force Academy /episode-player/34525

A look at the significant events, landmarks and accomplishments over the last 60 years.

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Fri, 04/04/2014 - 01:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365025320/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The history of the state’s original inhabitants: the Utes. Historians trace their origins from pre-colonial days and early interactions with American trappers and explorers through the escalating friction with new settlers and gold seekers, to their ultimate expulsion to reservations. The first... /episodes/get/35095 /episode/35095 The Original Coloradans /episode-player/35095

Discover The Ute Nation, original residents of Colorado, and their impact on the state.

Air date:
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 01:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365012749/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false During World War II the Women Air Force Service Pilot program was formed for domestic missions. Annabelle Craft Moss jumped at the opportunity to serve her country, but flying an A-16 Trainer was only the beginning. She went on to lead an active life, working with the Red Cross in Puerto Rico,... /episodes/get/34846 /episode/34846 Fly Girl /episode-player/34846

Flying in World War II was only the start of Annabelle Craft Moss's inspirational life.

Air date:
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 01:30
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2364997111/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false One of the most significant events in the struggle for labor laws in America played out in Las Animas County in the Spring of 1914. With the control of much of Colorado’s coal mines in the hands of just a few companies, miners grew increasingly intolerant of low wages and dangerous working... /episodes/get/34152 /episode/34152 Ludlow Massacre /episode-player/34152

Examine the bloody history of Colorado coal miners' struggle for workers' rights.

Air date:
Fri, 04/19/2013 - 01:00
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