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August 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.
4:00 am 
Well Read  "Hari Kunzru / White Tears"  Hari Kunzru is one of the most talented fiction writers at work today. He comes to Well Read with his new book White Tears about two ambitious young musicians drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past. D
4:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Science and the Future of Humanity"  Humankind has learned so much, so fast. What are the risks of scientific knowledge? Look to the future. Artificial intelligence. D
5:00 am 
Global 3000  "USA: Hunting for Illegal Aliens"  The fate of migrants from Mexico and Senegal, and the rift in British society, which has come to light in London. D
5:30 am 
Focus On Europe  "Lithuania: Fencing In Russia's Kaliningrad"  A legacy of the Bosnian War, hundreds of thousands of mines left in the soil of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Lithuania is securing its border to Russia's Kaliningrad exclave with a two-meter-high fence. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Inside Einstein's Mind"  This film retraces Einstein's thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshape the understanding of gravity and illuminate the theory of general relativity.G
7:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Resurrecting Richard III"  Richard III is considered the most evil king to have ruled England and a fearsome warrior, despite extreme curvature of his spine. Follow scientists testing his bones, unearthed in 2011, to find out more about this maligned king. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Life on the Line  "San Bernardino Strong"  Julie never thought she would be where she is now: healing from two gunshot wounds when her co-worker and his wife opened fire at an employee meeting in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks. In the midst of this tragedy, hope lives on. You see it in the eyes of Julie who is set on sharing her hope with others. D
9:30 am 
On Story  "Trail Stories: The Making of Lonesome Dove"  Producer Suzanne de Passe, screenwriter Bill Wittliff, and crew share stories about the making of Lonesome Dove, the movie adapted from the NYT bestselling novel by Larry McMurtry. From Tommy Lee Jones doing his own stunts to cattle stampedes, cowboy hats with personality to confounding Hollywood executives, this episode is full of entertaining stories about the made-for-TV movie that almost didn't happen. D
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Vintage Idaho"  Idaho's wine industry, crushed by Prohibition, has been reborn during the last 35 years. This chronicle of a year in the vineyards visits wineries from Sandpiont to Glenns Ferry and meets people who are putting the "Potato State" on the wine trail map.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Author Claire Vaye Watkins"  Author Claire Vaye Watkins discusses her award-winning short-story collection "Battleborn" and novel "Gold, Fame, Citrus."G
11:00 am 
Well Read  "Hari Kunzru / White Tears"  Hari Kunzru is one of the most talented fiction writers at work today. He comes to Well Read with his new book White Tears about two ambitious young musicians drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Science and the Future of Humanity"  Humankind has learned so much, so fast. What are the risks of scientific knowledge? Look to the future. Artificial intelligence. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Inside Einstein's Mind"  This film retraces Einstein's thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshape the understanding of gravity and illuminate the theory of general relativity.G
1:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Resurrecting Richard III"  Richard III is considered the most evil king to have ruled England and a fearsome warrior, despite extreme curvature of his spine. Follow scientists testing his bones, unearthed in 2011, to find out more about this maligned king. D
2:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Van Gogh's Ear"  The night when Vincent van Gogh cut his own ear defines his turbulent life and art. Generations have theorized about what really happened on December 23, 1888, in the French town of Arles, but no one has been clear on the details - until now.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Clean"  Science author and media theorist Steven Johnson introduces people whose innovations changed our world such as a maverick engineer who lifted the city of Chicago with screw jacks to build America's first sewer system and John Leal's addition of chlorine to Jersey City's water. 1 of 6G
6:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Time"  The story of getting a grip on time is full of curious garage tinkerers. One of them, railway clerk William F. Allen, was so exasperated by the chaos caused by the 8,000 local times zones in the U.S. that he fought tirelessly to standardize time into four zones. Learn how advancements in navigation, the way we work, technology and travel would have been impossible without the unsung heroes of time. 2 of 6G
7:00 pm 
The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements  "Out of Thin Air (1754-1806)"  The discovery of oxygen by one of science's great odd couples - Joseph Priestley and Antoine Lavoisier - triggers a worldwide search for new elements. Soon caught up in the hunt is chemist Humphry Davy, whose showmanship dazzles London audiences. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, if North Korea is a poor country, how has it managed to develop ever-more sophisticated weapons? Plus, why there may be some seeds of discontent growing in Northern California's wine region. D
9:30 pm 
Asia Insight   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Time"  The story of getting a grip on time is full of curious garage tinkerers. One of them, railway clerk William F. Allen, was so exasperated by the chaos caused by the 8,000 local times zones in the U.S. that he fought tirelessly to standardize time into four zones. Learn how advancements in navigation, the way we work, technology and travel would have been impossible without the unsung heroes of time. 2 of 6G

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Friday
August 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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