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NOVA  "The Origami Revolution"  The ancient art of paper folding is sparking scientific advances, affecting drug development and future NASA space missions. Discover how the art of origami is reshaping the world around us as scientists uncover the power of folding. D
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Boat Builders"  Idaho's boat builders draw on old craft techniques as well as new technology to rebuild wooden boats or design new ones. Whether working on a 1939 speedster or creating new drift boats, they turn out stylish products for Idaho's waters.G
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Who's Watching Oregon's Wildlife, Slot Canyon Geology and Eulachon Smelt"  Who's watching out for the 600 sensitive species of Oregon wildlife? Find out why many biologists say Oregon is falling behind when it comes to protecting species across Oregon. Inspired by our recent visits to the Valhalla slot canyon, we wondered just how these unusual features form. And see how the Columbia River system's once-abundant smelt runs are officially threatened.G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "It's A Journey - Not A Destination"  In Palm Springs, the road-trippers interview Adam Steltzner, a NASA engineer with an unlikely life path who directed the landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars. Later, in Taos, New Mexico, the team discusses going with the flow of life with Sherry Grathler, a river guide who backed out of a career in law to pursue the outdoors.G
10:00 am 
Africa's Great Civilizations  "The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations"  Empires of Gold - Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the complex trade networks and advanced educational institutions that transformed early north and west Africa from deserted lands into the continent's wealthiest kingdoms and learning centers. Cities - Gates explores the power of Africa's greatest ancient cities, including Kilwa, Great Zimbabwe and Benin City, whose wealth, art and industry successes attracted new European interest and interaction along the continent's east and west coasts. D
12:00 pm 
First Peoples  "Africa"  Some 200,000 years ago, a new species appeared on the African landscape - Homo sapiens. Scientists imagined eastern Africa was a real-life Garden of Eden, but the latest research suggests we evolved in many places across the continent at the same time. Diversity is etched into our biological blueprint. Part 2 of 5G
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "East Texas"  Zay Harding takes roping lessons and experiences the famous Gun Show in Ft. Worth, visits the Book Depository with an eyewitness to the Kennedy assassination in Dallas, travels to the oil fields in Kilgore, stops at the Huntsville State Penitentiary, tours the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston and celebrates the 4th of July in Chappell Hill. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
2:30 pm 
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3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Building and Growing A Business"  From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kids as they learn the necessary steps for organizing, staffing, training, and building a new business. You will see how effective communication increases morale and makes the business grow. As always, you'll meet some individuals who have successfully built their businesses. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pacific Crest Trail/Bug Chicks"  A father-daughter team hikes the more than 2,600 miles of Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada in a single summer. Then two entomologists want people to think differently about bugs.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "All Wrapped Up"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate bacon-wrapped meatloaf. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of salted butter. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for vacuum sealers. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "West England"  The quintessence of charming England is the "West Country": quaint Cotswold villages with their fine churches, manor homes, and gastropubs; Wells, England's smallest cathedral town; and the New Age capital of Glastonbury, with its legends of the Holy Grail and King Arthur. He finishes by pondering the dramatic prehistoric stone circles of Stonehenge and Avebury. D
5:00 pm 
Shock & Awe: The Story of Electricity  "The Age of Invention"  Just under 200 years ago scientists discovered something profound: electricity is connected to another of nature's most fundamental forces - magnetism. Part 2 of 3G
6:00 pm 
This Land Is Your Land (My Music)   Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host. D
7:30 pm 
Rock Rewind 1967-1969 (My Music)   Take a time-tripping visit to the psychedelic era with host Tommy James. Featuring rare vintage TV appearances by the decade's most popular artists including Sonny & Cher, The 5th Dimension, Dusty Springfield, The Supremes and more. D
9:00 pm 
Idaho: State of Wonder   By air and on land, this film encompasses the geography that shapes the beauty of the Gem State. South to north, east to west, this special highlights what makes Idaho unique with its feast for the eyes and soul of mountains, plains, rivers, canyons, cliffs, dunes, lakes and more.G
10:39 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Boat Builders"  Idaho's boat builders draw on old craft techniques as well as new technology to rebuild wooden boats or design new ones. Whether working on a 1939 speedster or creating new drift boats, they turn out stylish products for Idaho's waters.G
11:07 pm 
Rock Rewind 1967-1969 (My Music)   Take a time-tripping visit to the psychedelic era with host Tommy James. Featuring rare vintage TV appearances by the decade's most popular artists including Sonny & Cher, The 5th Dimension, Dusty Springfield, The Supremes and more. D

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