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April 12, 2017
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10:30 am 
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
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
American Forum  "Did They See This White House Coming?"  Trump biographers MICHAEL KRANISH and MARC FISHER on the new president and what to expect next. D
12:00 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
1:00 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
2:00 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
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure   LIQUID ASSETS, a ninety-minute documentary, tells the story of essential infrastructure systems: water, wastewater, and stormwater. These systems - some in the ground for more than 100 years - provide a critical public health function and are essential for economic development and growth. Largely out of sight and out of mind, these aging systems have not been maintained, and some estimates suggest this is the single largest public works endeavor in our nation's history. D
6:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Great Invisible"  The episode explores the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill, from fallout to aftermath, and its continuing effects on a region dependent on nature. The film includes unprecedented access to footage from the oil rig before the spill.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, domestic matters dominated the first weeks of Trump's presidency, but in recent days the markets have turned their attention to hot spots overseas. Plus, why AutoZone's CEO says Tesla's record valuation is "inexplicable.". D
9:30 pm 
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
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Across The Creek   This program is a conversation among members of the Lakota, who are seeking ways to restore their culture after a legacy of colonialism. Offering a fresh perspective into the lives of the Sioux on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge reservations, the film looks at how these Sioux communities struggle to maintain tradition, while confronting the challenges of broken families, abuse and poverty. By sharing their stories across generations, they hope to build a vision for the future. D
11:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Great Invisible"  The episode explores the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill, from fallout to aftermath, and its continuing effects on a region dependent on nature. The film includes unprecedented access to footage from the oil rig before the spill.G

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April 12, 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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