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November 11, 2017
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PBS NewsHour   NULL
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Tavis Smiley   NULL
3:00 am 
American War Stories: Vietnam  "Escalation"  Escalation focuses on the growing U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia from the mid-50's and early 60's, a time when America sent 'military assistance and advice' to a beleaguered South Vietnam increasingly under attack by the Communist North. American involvement escalated dramatically after the first combat Marines arrived in 1965 and the bombing campaign known as Rolling Thunder began. D
4:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Head & Neck Cancer"  As an incredibly fit triathlete, Lou Iovoli was shocked to hear that he had a late-stage cancer that could possibly kill him. As Lou and his own doctor share the story of the drastic measures they took to treat him, they give hope to those diagnosed with this disease that is often disfiguring, devastating, and deadly. D
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Washington Week   NULL
6:00 am 
VA: The Human Cost of War   Explore the history of the Department of Veterans Affairs, from the troubled beginnings of the Veterans Bureau of 1920s to the modern VA system. Learn details of this vast, crucial American institution: its successes, failures and need for reforms. D
7:00 am 
Beyond The Divide   Nearly 50 years have passed since the beginning of the Vietnam War. While the politics and casualties are now a part of history, deep scars remain between those who served and those who fought a different war at home. BEYOND THE DIVIDE hopes to illuminate a path to healing old wounds by portraying authentic peace-building. D
8:00 am 
Day of Days: June 6, 1944   On June 6, 1944, thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, tasked with liberating western Europe from Nazi tyranny. Over the ensuing hours and days, the men faced decimating machine-gun fire, mortars and artillery, eventually fighting their way inland, but not before suffering a staggering number of casualties. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landing, four D-Day veterans gather at the famed Museum of World War II outside of Boston, Mass. D
9:00 am 
Fly Boys: Western Pennsylvania's Tuskegee Airmen   The story of struggle and the ultimate triumph of the brave African-American soldiers who served their country during World War II. The film chronicles the "Tuskegee Airmen" program, a controversial military initiative designed to measure African-Americans' competence for flying the engines of war.G
10:00 am 
Company of Heroes   Easy Company, the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, widely known as the "Screaming Eagles," remains one of the most revered combat units in U. S. military history. The Army company's legendary exploits in World War II inspired Stephen Ambrose's book, Band of Brothers, and the Emmy®-winning HBO miniseries of the same name. Following two years of hard training, the soldiers of Easy Company parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and, later, into Holland for Operation Market Garden. D
11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Hunt"  Some call hunting a sacred act, allowing humans to participate in the life and death cycles of the natural world. However, hunters increasingly find they must defend themselves from nonhunters who question the nobility of the activity.G
11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Author Kevin Powers"  Marcia Franklin interviews author Kevin Powers, a veteran of the war in Iraq. His first work, "The Yellow Birds," was a finalist for the National Book Award. The novel depicts the friendship between two American soldiers in Iraq trying to keep each other alive, and the emotional journey of one of them as he returns home.G
12:00 pm 
Eagles of Mercy   EAGLES OF MERCY recounts a seldom-told chapter in the World War II narrative, picking up in the opening moments of D-Day. In the early hours of June 6, 1944, two young American medics with the 101st Airborne "Screaming Eagles" parachuted into France, and soon found themselves trapped in a 12th-century Norman church in the small village of Angoville-au-Plain. Medics Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore provided first aid to the first casualties of D-Day while a savage battle raged outside between American and German forces. D
1:00 pm 
Last Ridge   On a freezing winter night in February 1945, the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division accomplished the impossible: they scaled a 2,000-foot cliff in northern Italy to knock the seemingly invincible Germans from their impenetrable perch. THE LAST RIDGE recounts the remarkable story of the legendary 10th Mountain Division, whose extraordinary efforts turned the tide for the Allied forces in Italy, revolutionized winter mountain warfare abroad, transformed winter sports and inspired an entire generation of soldiers.G
2:00 pm 
The Ghost Army   This program tells the true story of American G.I.s -- many of whom would go on to have illustrious careers in art, design and fashion -- who tricked the enemy with rubber tanks, sound effects and visual illusions during the World War II. The 23rd Headquarters Special Troops staged a traveling road show of deception designed to con the Germans right on the front lines. D
3:00 pm 
Iwo Jima: from Combat to Comrades   Survivors of perhaps the fiercest battle of World War II return to Iwo Jima for a Reunion of Honor on the battlefield where former enemies come together in shared remembrance.G
4:00 pm 
Journey Home to the USS Arizona   Narrated by Matthew Broderick, the one-hour documentary JOURNEY HOME TO THE USS ARIZONA follows the family of Raymond Haerry Sr. as they travel 5,000 miles from New Jersey to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, to place his ashes aboard the sunken battleship. Following the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941, 19-year-old Ray was blown into the water and swam through oil and fire to Ford Island, an islet in the center of Pearl Harbor, Oahu. D
5:00 pm 
Count Me In   COUNT ME IN highlights an innovative experiment in direct democracy that gives ordinary Chicagoans direct say over local public projects and monies. Participatory budgeting is rapidly spreading across the country and even the White House recently made it one of its key recommendations for open government. This documentary tells the compelling character-based stories of regular Chicagoans who are rolling up their sleeves to make an impact in their neighborhoods.G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Hunt"  Some call hunting a sacred act, allowing humans to participate in the life and death cycles of the natural world. However, hunters increasingly find they must defend themselves from nonhunters who question the nobility of the activity.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Author Kevin Powers"  Marcia Franklin interviews author Kevin Powers, a veteran of the war in Iraq. His first work, "The Yellow Birds," was a finalist for the National Book Award. The novel depicts the friendship between two American soldiers in Iraq trying to keep each other alive, and the emotional journey of one of them as he returns home.G
7:00 pm 
Great Scientists In Their Own Words   Although intellect and talent were vital to the preeminent scientists of the 20th century, it was ultimately their individual personalities and quirks that drove each to great discoveries. Albert Einstein's youthful self-confidence, Paul Dirac's innate eccentricities, Fred Hoyle's explicit obstinacy, Martin Ryle's shrewd competitiveness, Richard Feynman's love of the unconventional, Jocelyn Bell-Burnell's steadfast doggedness and Stephen Hawking's brilliant conviction are truly responsible for transforming our understanding of life and the universe. Using rare archival footage and interviews dating back to the 1920s, GREAT SCIENTISTS IN THEIR OWN WORDS provides unique insight into the lives and temperaments of some of the world's most brilliant physicists. D
8:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "On A Knife Edge"  On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teenager growing up on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. The film traces George's path to activism, inspired by his family's long history of fighting for justice for Native Americans. His focus: shutting down the liquor stores in Whiteclay, a tiny town nearby that exists only to sell beer to the reservation's vulnerable population. D
9:00 pm 
Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans In American History   Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability in this history of disabled veterans. Witness moving interviews with some of the country's most prominent disabled veterans. D
10:00 pm 
Ice Warriors - USA Sled Hockey   This film portrays the US Sled Hockey team preparing for and competing in the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games. Their personal stories are riveting, from a teenager making his debut to four military "wounded warriors," proud to represent America in Paralympic sports. D
11:30 pm 
Lest We Forget - A Survivor's Story   Lest We Forget is a personal recollection of World War II from the unique perspective of Columbus, Indiana resident Gustav Potthoff, a survivor of the Japanese slave labor camp responsible for the building of the notorious Bridge over the River Kwai. More than 100,000 POWs would ultimately lose their lives building the railway under horrific conditions.G

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November 11, 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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