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September 12, 2013
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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.
6:00 am 
Frontline  "The Suicide Plan"  You have an incurable illness, you want to die, and you want help dying -- what can you do? People who are terminally ill and live in Oregon or Washington can openly ask a doctor for help, but in the rest of country, where physician-assisted suicide is illegal, people who are suffering turn in secret to friends, family members and even activist organizations. In this film, FRONTLINE explores the shadow world of assisted suicide, where the lines between legality and criminality are blurred as never before. With intimate access to decisions near the end of life, FRONTLINE takes viewers inside one of the most polarizing social issues of our time -- told not only by the people choosing to die, but also by their "assisters," individuals and right-to-die organizations at risk of prosecution for their actions to hasten death. D

7:30 am 
Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival & Hope   Kathy O'Hern Fowler, who lost her 16-year-old son to suicide in 1995, spent years struggling with the loss and grief. However, the life-altering experience led her to advocate for other parents who tragically find themselves in the same position. The touching and insightful LOSING LAMBERT: A JOURNEY THROUGH SURVIVAL & HOPE explores the heart-rending questions left in the wake of suicide, interviews parents struggling to cope with the pain and stigma, and offers hope for the future of suicide prevention. D

8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   B.B. King [Pt. D

9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   B.B. King [Pt. D

10:00 am 

10:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Mystery Diagnosis"  A fascinating discussion unfolds as doctors work to solve a mysterious medical case affecting a prominent Boston physician. Dr. Anne Louise Oaklander shares her mother's medical story, which was complicated by her mother's knowledge as a medical professional. Follow along as the life-altering problems are described and the surprising diagnosis is revealed. D

11:00 am 
POV  "Ping Pong"  Call this old age, extreme edition: Eight players with 703 years among them compete in the Over 80 World Table Tennis Championships in China's Inner Mongolia. British players Terry, 81, who has been given a week to live, and Les, 91, a weightlifter and poet, are going for the gold. Inge, 89, from Germany, has used table tennis to paddle her way out of dementia. D

12:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Suicide Plan"  You have an incurable illness, you want to die, and you want help dying -- what can you do? People who are terminally ill and live in Oregon or Washington can openly ask a doctor for help, but in the rest of country, where physician-assisted suicide is illegal, people who are suffering turn in secret to friends, family members and even activist organizations. In this film, FRONTLINE explores the shadow world of assisted suicide, where the lines between legality and criminality are blurred as never before. With intimate access to decisions near the end of life, FRONTLINE takes viewers inside one of the most polarizing social issues of our time -- told not only by the people choosing to die, but also by their "assisters," individuals and right-to-die organizations at risk of prosecution for their actions to hasten death. D

1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Remembering The Holocaust"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Marion Blumenthal Lazan, who works to educate people about Nazi Germany's Holocaust and her experiences as a survivor. She is the co-author of a young adult book about her experiences called Four Perfect Pebbles and the subject of the documentary Marion's Triumph: Surviving History's Nightmare. Lazan was imprisoned for more than six years in four camps, including the Bergen-Belsen camp, where Anne Frank died.G

2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

3:00 pm 

3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ground Zero Supertower"  NOVA returns to Ground Zero to witness the final chapter in an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the perseverance of the human spirit: the completion of One World Trade Center, the skyscraper rising up 104 stories and 1,776 feet from the site where the Twin Towers once stood. In this update of NOVA's "Engineering Ground Zero, " which featured behind-the-scenes access to the struggles of the engineers and architects working at 1 WTC and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, NOVA goes inside the construction of the new tower's final floors and the installation of its soaring, 800-ton spire and beacon. But 1 WTC isn't the only engineering marvel taking shape here: NOVA goes underground to see the construction of a multi-billion dollar transit center whose sweeping, sinuous design is said to be inspired by the shape of a bird being released from a child's hand. D

5:00 pm 
Brains On Trial with Alan Alda  "Determining Guilt"  On trial is Jimmy Moran, who at 18 took part in a store robbery during which the storeowner's wife was shot and grievously injured. Presiding is distinguished U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, who has a longstanding interest in neuroscience and its conceivable effect on criminal law. D

6:00 pm 
Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist   This program delves into the lab of charismatic professor Dr. Lawrence Shapiro, and follows three irrepressible graduate students as they pursue a Ph.D. degree and race to publish their scientific findings. Their challenge: to decipher the structure and mechanism of a tiny protein that controls the burning and storage of fat.G

7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Dell gets set to begin its next chapter as a private company. What does the future hold for this iconic brand whose fortunes have fallen so far? And, a new way to buy homes. One homebuilder is going to great lengths to figure out what sells and what doesn't. D

8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

10:00 pm 
Brains On Trial with Alan Alda  "Determining Guilt"  On trial is Jimmy Moran, who at 18 took part in a store robbery during which the storeowner's wife was shot and grievously injured. Presiding is distinguished U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, who has a longstanding interest in neuroscience and its conceivable effect on criminal law. D

11:00 pm 
Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist   This program delves into the lab of charismatic professor Dr. Lawrence Shapiro, and follows three irrepressible graduate students as they pursue a Ph.D. degree and race to publish their scientific findings. Their challenge: to decipher the structure and mechanism of a tiny protein that controls the burning and storage of fat.G

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Thursday
September 12, 2013
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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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