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September 12, 2017
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12:00 pm 
W.S. Merwin: to Plant A Tree   Examine the life and work of the poet laureate, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and environmental activist who has dedicated himself to preserving and regenerating native plants at his home on Maui. D
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Bureau That Changed The West"  Using concrete, Yankee ingenuity and federal funds, the Bureau of Reclamation shaped not only rivers but the entire economic base for the region.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Playwright and Novelist Ayad Akhtar: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar talks about his trajectory from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Broadway and the often controversial themes of his works. Akhtar won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 for his play "Disgraced," which depicts a casual dinner party that goes awry after banter between friends becomes heated. The play not only takes on hot-button issues surrounding 9/11 and Islam but also reveals what Akhtar calls the "secret tribal identities" of us all.G
2:00 pm 
Life on the Line  "Heart to Heart"  For the Escarcega family, their worst nightmare becomes a harrowing reality. Their newborn baby is slowly dying from congenital heart disease. Doctors tell them it's the beginning of the end. D
2:30 pm 
On Story  "James Franco: A Look Inside 127 Hours"  James Franco reveals his unique experience working on 127 HOURS, including his faith in director Danny Boyle's vision, and the collaborative approach from cast and crew to fulfill the tension needed to capture this true and tantalizing story. Followed by the allegorical short film, VOICE OVER, directed by Martin Rosete, about a few extreme situations that literally take your breath away. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Serving America: Memories of Peace Corps   A mix of archival film and photographs, along with personal stories from former volunteers, tells a story of service and idealism. Interviews convey the volunteers' passion, commitment and bravery as they lived and worked in developing countries. From almost fatal obstacles to spiritual epiphanies, these men and women describe their transformative experiences.G
5:30 pm 
Opera Reimagined: Animating The Cunning Little Vixen   In 2014, The Cleveland Orchestra staged a unique production of Leos Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen that blended traditional opera with technology and animation. This film follows the journey of this innovative approach to opera from conception to tech rehearsals and, finally, to opening night. Through rehearsal footage, production meetings, and interviews with director Yuval Sharon, Cleveland Orchestra music director Franz Welser-Most, animators at Walter Robot, and others, the documentary reveals how the opera comes together piece-by-piece, providing a fascinating view of all the creative elements featured in this unique performance.G
6:00 pm 
Growing Cities   The role of urban agriculture in America and its potential for revitalizing cities is examined.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Bureau That Changed The West"  Using concrete, Yankee ingenuity and federal funds, the Bureau of Reclamation shaped not only rivers but the entire economic base for the region.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Playwright and Novelist Ayad Akhtar: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar talks about his trajectory from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Broadway and the often controversial themes of his works. Akhtar won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 for his play "Disgraced," which depicts a casual dinner party that goes awry after banter between friends becomes heated. The play not only takes on hot-button issues surrounding 9/11 and Islam but also reveals what Akhtar calls the "secret tribal identities" of us all.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Global 3000  "Fearing Your Husband"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Into The Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends   Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends - prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone - traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press. Freed from the demands of daily life, the friends and their entourage enjoyed the serendipity of life on the road. Combined with historic family photographs, vintage press footage and period music, this documentary offers insight into the famous friends and a rare glimpse of the men behind their public personas.G
11:30 pm 
Dropping Back In  "Second Chances"  High school dropouts, educators, and researchers introduce the economic and personal costs of dropping out, why a high school equivalency is no longer enough, and the benefits of dropouts gaining second chances. Two former dropouts, Kellie Blair Hardt, homeless as a child, now an award-winning teacher, and Hasan Davis, former commissioner of juvenile justice for the state of Kentucky, tell their stories. D

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Tuesday
September 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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