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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
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American Forum  "The Perils of Presidential Ambition"  Historian John Farrell on his new evidence that President Richard Nixon sabotaged Vietnam peace talks in 1968. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Douglas Blackmon.G
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5:00 pm 
Focus On Europe  "Chinese Invasion In Greece"  More and more retirees in Germany are living below the poverty line. Unused housing in Spain has begun attracting squatters. D
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Global 3000  "Bicycle-Mounted Medical Team"  Accompany a bicycle-mounted medical team through civil war plagued South Sudan. Join giant manta rays and conservationists off the Peruvian coast, and explore the growing halal tourism market. D
6:00 pm 
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
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Dialogue  "Author Jamaica Kincaid"  Author Jamaica Kincaid, former columnist and writer for the "New Yorker" and author of several works of nonfiction and five novels, discusses her life, gardening, literature, and race relations.G
7:00 pm 
Earth A New Wild  "Oceans"  Starting on the most pristine reef on Earth, home to more predators than prey, Sanjayan draws on his own ocean experiences to reveal a vibrant community of scientists, engineers and fishermen who are providing solutions that can help restore the oceans in astonishing ways. Part 3 of 5G
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America ReFramed  "By The River of Babylon"  An Elegy for South Louisiana looks at the disappearing culture and environment in Southwest Louisiana: its marshlands and man's calamitous engineering mistakes, and the unique habitat that gave rise to the Cajun and Creole, music, culture and people left in its wake. With compelling footage and expert commentary from Bob Marshall, a local Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, among others, the film documents the facades and interiors of a good number of famed but decaying dance halls. Riveting performances by leading Zydeco proponents such as Clifton Chenier and Beau Jocque are juxtaposed by thorough and thoughtful explanations such as the rapacious dredging of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet through wetlands to give oil tankers direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. D
9:00 pm 
My Louisiana Love   MY LOUISIANA LOVE journeys with filmmaker Monique Verdin on a quest to connect with her ancestral roots within the Houma Nation, a Native American community reeling from decades of environmental degradation and natural disasters. The Houma, one of the largest Native American tribes in North America, live in South Louisiana communities where decaying marshlands serve as the only buffer against storm-surge floodwaters. Verdin sees her people's traditional way of life - and the land they live on - threatened by a cycle of man-made environmental crises. D
10:00 pm 
Earth A New Wild  "Forests"  Journey deep into the great forests of Earth for a new way of looking at these wild places and the animals that live there. Host M. Sanjayan travels into an uncharted area of the Amazon that scientists believe is the most bio-diverse place on Earth. From there he follows unique animal behavior in Alaska's Great Bear Rainforest and then meets the farmers in Portugal's cork forests. Part 2 of 5G
11:00 pm 
Earth A New Wild  "Oceans"  Starting on the most pristine reef on Earth, home to more predators than prey, Sanjayan draws on his own ocean experiences to reveal a vibrant community of scientists, engineers and fishermen who are providing solutions that can help restore the oceans in astonishing ways. Part 3 of 5G

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