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April 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.
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL
3:00 am 
Plight of the Grassland Birds   Journey to the North American field and meadow homes of grassland birds with host Will Lange, and meet the people trying to protect their habitats. D
4:00 am 
Global 3000  "Relying On Humanitarian Aid"  In Somalia it hasn't rained in two years. Rivers have dried up and livestock are dying. People are struggling to survive. D
4:30 am 
Focus On Europe  "Terror Attacks Causing Insecurities"  Turkish academics are giving lectures outdoors as a protest. A year after the Brussels terrorist attacks in Brussels, people still feel insecure. D
5:00 am 
Newsroom Tokyo   NULL
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   Wagashi is the art of Japanese confectionery. Chikara Mizukami is set on spreading wagashi worldwide, working with confectioners overseas and publishing a book of his creations in multiple languages. D
6:00 am 
School, Inc.  "The Price of Excellence"  In The Price of Excellence, the first episode of School Inc. , the late Andrew Coulson, senior fellow of education policy at Cato Institute's Center for Educational Freedom, examines the great inventions of the industrial revolution in the 17 th century, when productivity rose dramatically and the innovations behind it spread like wildfire, but not so in education. In those early years, education was controlled by parents, but when Horace Mann championed efforts to put education into the hands of state-appointed experts and state-trained teachers, universal public education in America was born. School Inc. flashes forward to East Los Angeles and a modern story of what happened when Jaime Escalante, a gifted teacher at Garfield High, and the educational excellence he created in the classroom, became the basis of the Hollywood movie, Stand and Deliver . D
7:00 am 
W.S. Merwin: to Plant A Tree   Examine the life and work of the poet laureate, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and environmental activist who has dedicated himself to preserving and regenerating native plants at his home on Maui. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Jens Jensen The Living Green   Narrated by Jens Jensen's great-granddaughter, Jensen Wheeler Wolfe, the multi-award winning documentary JENS JENSEN THE LIVING GREEN profiles the unsung pioneering landscape architect who became one of America's most influential urban designers and early conservationists - shaping the Midwest's physical and cultural landscape in an enduring way. Danish-born Jensen rose from immigrant street sweeper in the 1880s to "dean of American landscape architects," as The New York Times called him upon his death in 1951. When Jensen arrived in Chicago in 1885, it was one of the fastest growing cities in human history, and one of the least livable, especially for the working poor. D
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL
11:00 am 
Global 3000  "Relying On Humanitarian Aid"  In Somalia it hasn't rained in two years. Rivers have dried up and livestock are dying. People are struggling to survive. D
11:30 am 
Focus On Europe  "Terror Attacks Causing Insecurities"  Turkish academics are giving lectures outdoors as a protest. A year after the Brussels terrorist attacks in Brussels, people still feel insecure. D
12:00 pm 
School, Inc.  "The Price of Excellence"  In The Price of Excellence, the first episode of School Inc. , the late Andrew Coulson, senior fellow of education policy at Cato Institute's Center for Educational Freedom, examines the great inventions of the industrial revolution in the 17 th century, when productivity rose dramatically and the innovations behind it spread like wildfire, but not so in education. In those early years, education was controlled by parents, but when Horace Mann championed efforts to put education into the hands of state-appointed experts and state-trained teachers, universal public education in America was born. School Inc. flashes forward to East Los Angeles and a modern story of what happened when Jaime Escalante, a gifted teacher at Garfield High, and the educational excellence he created in the classroom, became the basis of the Hollywood movie, Stand and Deliver . D
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Spring Fever"  Take a look at the strange behavior that this season inspires including talking to wild turkeys and skydiving.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Naomi Shihab Nye: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Palestinian-American poet, essayist, novelist and teacher talks with host Marcia Franklin. In her writing, she is inspired by her experiences as an Arab-American, as well as the richness and diversity of people and places she has encountered in the U.S. and abroad.G
2:00 pm 
Life on the Line  "Heart to Heart"  For the Escarcega family, their worst nightmare becomes a harrowing reality. Their newborn baby is slowly dying from congenital heart disease. Doctors tell them it's the beginning of the end. D
2:30 pm 
On Story  "Breaking Bad: A Conversation with Vince Gilligan"  Vince Gilligan, creator of the AMC hit series Breaking Bad, reflects upon the show's hyper-serialized storytelling, along with his inspirations and influences. Accompanied by Victor Nores' short film, Euthanas Inc., about an old lady whose family wishes to no longer be burdened by her presence, and her plans to grant them an unexpected change of scene. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Standing On Sacred Ground  "Profit & Loss"  From Papua New Guinea rainforests to Canada's tar sands, Profit and Loss exposes industrial threats to native peoples' health, livelihood and cultural survival. In Papua New Guinea, a Chinese government owned nickel mine has violently relocated villagers to a taboo sacred mountain, built a new pipeline and refinery on contested clan land, and is dumping mining waste into the sea. In Alberta, First Nations people suffer from rare cancers as their traditional hunting grounds are stripmined to unearth the world's third-largest oil reserve. D
6:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Reversing The Mississippi"  A visionary inventor in the Open Source Ecology movement has created a technology that could change the world, but is struggling to inspire his rag tag crew when he is joined by a charismatic and rebellious teacher from New Orleans who challenges him to become a true leader. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Spring Fever"  Take a look at the strange behavior that this season inspires including talking to wild turkeys and skydiving.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Naomi Shihab Nye: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Palestinian-American poet, essayist, novelist and teacher talks with host Marcia Franklin. In her writing, she is inspired by her experiences as an Arab-American, as well as the richness and diversity of people and places she has encountered in the U.S. and abroad.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, CEOs get more face time with the president, while small business feels left out. Plus, innovation in Iceland. Why the tiny country may hold the cure to some of the world's most dangerous diseases. D
9:30 pm 
Global 3000  "Relying On Humanitarian Aid"  In Somalia it hasn't rained in two years. Rivers have dried up and livestock are dying. People are struggling to survive. D
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Beyond The Mirage: The Future of Water in the West   A prolonged drought in the West has put increased water pressure on the Colorado River and has fostered a unique blend of competition and collaboration among Western states. The search for solutions, some homegrown and some found abroad, will illuminate the path forward for the entire Colorado Basin and quite possibly the entire nation. BEYOND THE MIRAGE explores the West's water crisis in detail, including how Americans arrived at this situation. D

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Tuesday
April 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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