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12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Megastorm Aftermath"  One year after Hurricane Sandy's deadly strike, NOVA follows up on its 2012 film "Inside the Megastorm" with a fresh investigation of the critical questions raised by this historic storm: Was Sandy a freak combination of weather systems? Or are hurricanes increasing in intensity due to a changing climate? What can we do to prepare ourselves for the next Sandy and what progress has been made toward making our urban infrastructure more resilient? Much of Sandy's wrecking power was due to an extreme storm surge that left large swaths of New York and New Jersey underwater. And with sea levels on the rise, flooding will only become more frequent. What is the role of global warming in driving these rising seas and what will it take to make cities like New York more resilient? NOVA travels around the world to see how other low-lying urban areas are combining extraordinary engineering with natural landscape restoration and a smarter, more flexible power grid to prepare for an uncertain future. D

1:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "The Man Who Saved The World"  Explore the dramatic, little-known events that unfolded inside a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine during the Cuban Missile Crisis. As politicians sought to solve the stand-off, Vasili Arkhipov refused to fire a nuclear torpedo, averting disaster. D

2:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Volcano Doctors"  Whether the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Colombia, Chile, Italy or Iceland, each of these countries is home to active volcanoes that are a threat to the populations settled at their feet. Every day, lava, ash, gas, bombs and avalanches are likely to slide down the gaping mouths of the rock giants. To avoid disasters, volcanologists are asked to anticipate and warn. D

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

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4:30 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Frontline  "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis"  The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America's indisputable national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has covered up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players. In a special investigation, FRONTLINE and prize-winning journalists Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada of ESPN reveal the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries, drawn from their forthcoming book League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth (Crown Archetype, October 2013). D

7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Football High"  With its increasingly high profile, high school football games are moving into nationally televised games, corporate sponsorships and minute-by-minute coverage on sports Web sites. This film examines an ambitious team in northwest Arkansas working its way toward national prominence with a workout schedule, practices and styles of play increasingly imitating the pro teams.G

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report. Why your retirement savings could take a $2 trillion hit if the U.S. defaults and what you can do to protect your nest egg. D

9:30 pm 
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10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements   WORLD PEACE AND OTHER 4TH GRADE ACHIEVEMENTS interweaves the story of a remarkable educator and the extraordinary game he developed to demonstrate the complexities of peace and global conflict. Teacher John Hunter's World Peace Game is a hands-on political simulation exercise in which students tackle real-world military, economic and environmental issues. The nine- and 10-year-olds divide into groups, including nation states, the World Bank, United Nations officials, indigenous peoples and even arms dealers. D

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October 11, 2013
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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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