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7:00 am 
Nazi Mega Weapons  "The Eagle's Nest"  Investigate Hitler's mountain power house. Home to a Nazi elite, it became a labyrinth of underground tunnels, bunkers and secret escape routes, crowned by the awe-inspiring Eagle's Nest. D

8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

9:00 am 
Local USA  "Postcards from the Great Divide: Mn, Tx, Fl"  Three episodes from the Postcards from the Great Divide series examine the partisan split among the electorate in Minnesota, Florida and Texas. In THE BIG SORT by Heather Courtney, the political gulf between blue voters who choose to live in "creative-class" urban oases, as red voters remain in rural areas. Minnesota native Aaron Spading, once a conservative church-goer has turned far-left, a blue dot in a sea of red. D

9:30 am 
On Story  "Norman Lear - A Retrospective"  Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week's On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of television. D

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Places of the Heart"  Journey to some of Idaho's most cherished locales, like Priest Lake, the shadowy St. Joe River, the White Cloud Mountains, Shoshone Falls, City of Rocks, and Craters of the Moon. D

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich"  Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich coined the phrase: "Well-behaved women seldom make history." The Harvard University professor grew up in Sugar City, Idaho, and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1991 for her book A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, which was adapted into a PBS American Experience documentary. Host Marcia Franklin talks with Ulrich about her latest book, A House Full of Females: Mormon Diaries, 1835-1870.G

11:00 am 
Well Read  "Nonemma Donohue, The Wonderer"  Obedience to God? Mental deficiency? Medical anomaly? What is the reason behind a young girl's claim she no longer needs food. That is the premise in the novel "The Wonder." In this episode, best known for her book "Room," Emma Donoghue tells us why she wrote a book about a girl starving in remote Ireland; how she crafts a story told in small spaces; and, why she chose both a nurse and a nun to help unravel the mystery of a fasting girl. D

11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Big Questions In Free Will Part II"  How we think about free will affects how we live our lives and structure our societies. In Part II of our following the multi-year 'Big Questions in Free Will' project, experts discuss the psychological, social and moral aspects of Free Will. D

12:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Nuclear Option"  Five years after the earthquake and tsunami that triggered the unprecedented trio of meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, scientists and engineers are struggling to control an ongoing crisis at the wrecked plant. NOVA investigates how the realities of climate change, the inherent limitations of renewable energy sources, and the optimism and enthusiasm of a new generation of nuclear engineers is seeding a renaissance in nuclear technology, all while the most recent disaster is still being managed.G

1:00 pm 
Uranium - Twisting The Dragon's Tail   Join physicist Dr. Derek Muller to unlock the mysteries of uranium, one of Earth's most controversial elements. Uranium has brought hope, progress and destruction; revolutionized society, from medicine to warfare; and profoundly shaped the past. D

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

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4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL

5:00 pm 
Command and Control: American Experience   Discover the terrifying truth behind one of America's most dangerous nuclear accidents-the deadly 1980 incident at an Arkansas Titan II missile complex-in this chilling, minute-by-minute account of the long-hidden story. D

7:00 pm 
In My Lifetime   IN MY LIFETIME thoughtfully and thoroughly examines the 68-year history of nuclear weapons - the most destructive force ever invented. Filmed in Europe, Japan and the U.S., IN MY LIFETIME focuses on the continuing struggle of citizens, scientists and political leaders working to reduce or eliminate the atomic threat, while others search for ways to build nuclear weapons. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

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9:30 pm 
Asia Insight   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Wild West USA"  In this Globe Trekker special, Zay Harding, Sami Sabiti, Holly Morris, Justine Shapiro and Ian Wright explore the extraordinary history of America's spectacular Wild West. Sami starts the journey by following Lewis & Clark's 3700 mile journey of exploration from 1804, Zay visits the location of the most famous siege in the history of the Wild West - the Alamo, Justine visits the site of the first discovery of the California Gold Rush, Holly joins the annual re-ride of the 2000 mile Pony Express route, and Ian heads to the Little Bighorn battlefield in Montana, the site of Custer's famous Last Stand in 1876. D

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January 13, 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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