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July 2, 2017
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10:00 am 
Butterfly Town, USA   The coastal city of Pacific Grove in Monterey County, Calif. is known as "Butterfly Town, USA" for the annual migration of the Monarch butterflies. The Monarch Butterfly Grove Sanctuary in the town is one of the oldest Monarch over-wintering sights in California, but in recent years their numbers have been dwindling rapidly. The film centers on a community of activists who took action to save the Sanctuary after Monarch numbers dropped from nearly 18,000 to under 800 after the city heavily pruned tree branches. A clash ensued between activists and the city about how best to protect the over-wintering site.G
10:30 am 
Start Up  "It Looks Good On You"  Gary and the crew travel to Washington, DC, to meet with Roger and Bryan, the founders of "Pleasant Pops," a brand of paletas, a traditional Mexican frozen treat, that come in over 100 flavors and are made from ingredients that are locally sources. They then head to Detroit MI to meet with Dai, who started Astro Coffee, a hip single-brew coffee house that offer's local and seasonal selections. And last, they swing by Chicago, IL to chat with Phil, who started "Doejo," a digital agency that's helping startups and brands build momentum. D
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
Washington Week   NULL
12:00 pm 
American Forum  "The President's First Year: Part 1: National Security in the Trump Era"  Conservative Former State Department official ELIOT COHEN, and liberal historian JEREMY SURI on the opportunities and dangers of President Trump's foreign policy. D
12:30 pm 
Open Mind  "United to Protect Democracy"  Guest: Ian Bassin. Ian Bassin, founding director of United to Protect Democracy and former White House Counsel, discusses holding the Executive Branch accountable. D
1:00 pm 
DW Focus On Europe  "Dragging Heels On Renewable Energy"  The open-pit mine in Hambach is one of Europe's largest, but activists want to shut it down. And, in Europe's sunniest country, the government is dragging its heels on renewable energy. D
1:30 pm 
DW Global 3000  "Lessons in the School of Life"  How to cope in a fast-paced, digital world? What provides guidance, direction and meaning in life? Many people are turning away from the world's main monotheist religions and are looking elsewhere for answers. D
2:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Vegas Baby"  Some think an in-vitro fertilization contest sounds crazy, but countless Americans desperate to start a family believe this social media experiment is their only hope. This film follows several aspiring parents who desperately want to have a baby but are struggling with infertility and the high cost of treatments. They place themselves in the hands of a Las Vegas doctor and his annual contest, which offers a prize of a free round of in-vitro fertilization with no guarantee of success. D
3:30 pm 
The Committee   The Committee is a documentary film about the little-known Florida Legislative Investigative Committee of the State Legislature from 1956-1965. Florida Senator Charley Johns chaired the committee, and its aim was to root out communist and homosexual teachers and students from state universities. It was successful in either firing or expelling more than 200 suspected gay and lesbian citizens. D
4:00 pm 
Variety Studio: Actors On Actors   Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies) with Ewan McGregor (Fargo), Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) and Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld), Pamela Adlon (Better Things) and Sterling K. Brown (This is Us), Riz Ahmed (The Night Of) and Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale), Brit Marling (The OA) and Issa Rae (Insecure) and Anthony Anderson (Black-ish) with Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory). D
5:00 pm 
Big Pacific  "Violent"  Surrounded by the Ring of Fire, the Pacific Ocean is the epicenter of natural mayhem. Violence is part of life in the Pacific and creatures that live here must choose whether to avoid conflict or rise to meet it. Part 2 of 5G
6:00 pm 
Forgotten Ellis Island   Visit the abandoned immigrant hospital on Ellis Island. During the great wave of immigration, 22 medical buildings sprawled across two islands adjacent to Ellis Island, the largest port of entry to the United States. Elliott Gould narrates. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Daughters of the Forest"  Set in one of only 250 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves on earth, Paraguay's Mbaracayu Forest Girls' School is surrounded by a region of South America in which more than 95 percent of the forest has been burned and cleared, with the land now farmed by multinational agribusinesses. Meanwhile, more than 80 percent of the people in the region live in extreme poverty, and nearly 90 percent of the teenage girls become pregnant by the age of 16 and then drop out of school. Amid this landscape of despair, the Mbaracayu Forest Girls' School is a beacon of hope, a place where 150 girls are becoming some of the most financially literate young people in South America - not just because they learn economics along with all of the other traditional subjects, but because they are putting what they learn into practice. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Never Say Quit 2"  This is another in our series of programs featuring people who both enjoy the outdoors and contribute to our understanding of it, no matter what their age. We feature an author of hiking guides, a butterfly collector, a former Forest Service ranger, and a senior snowboarder. They may be over the hill, but they're still gathering steam!G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "The Big Outside: Michael Lanza"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Idaho outdoor writer and photographer Michael Lanza about some of the best backcountry trips in our region. Lanza, the former Northwest editor for Backpacker magazine, has written three books about hiking, as well as many articles chronicling his worldwide adventures backpacking, climbing, skiing and paddling.G
9:00 pm 
Big Pacific  "Violent"  Surrounded by the Ring of Fire, the Pacific Ocean is the epicenter of natural mayhem. Violence is part of life in the Pacific and creatures that live here must choose whether to avoid conflict or rise to meet it. Part 2 of 5G
10:00 pm 
Forgotten Ellis Island   Visit the abandoned immigrant hospital on Ellis Island. During the great wave of immigration, 22 medical buildings sprawled across two islands adjacent to Ellis Island, the largest port of entry to the United States. Elliott Gould narrates. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Daughters of the Forest"  Set in one of only 250 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves on earth, Paraguay's Mbaracayu Forest Girls' School is surrounded by a region of South America in which more than 95 percent of the forest has been burned and cleared, with the land now farmed by multinational agribusinesses. Meanwhile, more than 80 percent of the people in the region live in extreme poverty, and nearly 90 percent of the teenage girls become pregnant by the age of 16 and then drop out of school. Amid this landscape of despair, the Mbaracayu Forest Girls' School is a beacon of hope, a place where 150 girls are becoming some of the most financially literate young people in South America - not just because they learn economics along with all of the other traditional subjects, but because they are putting what they learn into practice. D

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July 2, 2017
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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