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August 13, 2017
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7:00 am 
NOVA  "Inside Einstein's Mind"  This film retraces Einstein's thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshape the understanding of gravity and illuminate the theory of general relativity.G
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wooden Boats, Wondrous Lakes"  We follow the wake of classic boats, with their graceful lines, across Idaho's big lakes, and we meet the people who have made the restoration of wooden boats their passion. The hour-long program visits wooden boat shows in McCall, Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, and explores the character of these wooden works of art.G
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Return to Mt. Hood Glacial Caves"  Oregon Field Guide returns to the dangerous back country slopes of Mount Hood with a team of scientists to investigate why the glacier caves documented back in 2013 have all but disappeared. We team up with PSU emeritus professor of geology, Scott Burns for a fun exploration of the Columbia Gorge. You'll never see "The Gorge" the same way again!G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Tempe - Albuquerque"  The Roadtrippers start out in Tempe, Ariz., where they speak with Todd McFarlane, the creator of the best-selling comic book series Spawn, and Antoine's personal hero. The team is given encouraging advice by Todd to move away from the idea that they "need to have everything now. D
10:00 am 
RARE - Creatures of the Photo Ark  "2 of 3"  Journey with Joel Sartore in Spain, where he photographs the alluring Iberian lynx, and to China to film the Yangtze giant softshell turtle. In Cameroon, he hopes to glimpse the amazing Cross River gorilla, the rarest in the world. Part 2 of 3G
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Inside Einstein's Mind"  This film retraces Einstein's thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshape the understanding of gravity and illuminate the theory of general relativity.G
12:00 pm 
Wild South America  "Amazon Jungles"  Visit the Amazon jungle, the world's largest rain forest and home to the widest variety of plants and animals on Earth. The diversity of life in the jungle is so great that in just two square miles scientists have counted 3,000 varieties of plants, 530 types of birds and 11 species of monkey. But despite the huge range of life that flourishes here, survival is never easy.G
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Tough Trains: Bolivia"  Since the 1860s, Bolivia has lost land to all its surrounding countries, leaving it landlocked and without vital access to coastal ports. As compensation, both Chile and Brazil agreed to build railways from Bolivia to their coasts, but they have not received proper investment since. Zay Harding travels along these railways from the Brazilian Pantanal to the Chilean coast. D
2:00 pm 
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
2:30 pm 
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3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "A World Without Taxes"  Explore how taxes impact your life. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. Meet young business owners who sell lacrosse socks and others who serve as swimming instructors and hear how they handle taxes. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Oregon Land Use, Smith Rock Revisited, Sea Cave Kayaking"  Oregon's revolutionary land use law started limiting sprawl in 1973. Despite constant challenges, it has survived 40-plus years. The result is a vibrant farm industry.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "Surf and Turf Goes Regional"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make cedar-planked salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for lemon and herb red potato salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried unveils his top picks for insulated food carriers. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Inside Einstein's Mind"  This film retraces Einstein's thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshape the understanding of gravity and illuminate the theory of general relativity.G
6:00 pm 
World War II: The Price of Empire  "The Beginning of the End"  The Allied leaders, including Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin, are confident enough to meet for the first conference in which the coordination of their efforts is discussed, at Casablanca. As 1943 moves into 1944 the momentum behind the Allies simply increased. An entire Japanese Division is destroyed at sea (The Battle of the Bismark Sea) and a combined Chinese offensive - General Sun Li-jen attacking from the Indian border and General Wei Lihuang from Yunnan and linking their armies at Mong-Yu - secures the vital Ledo Supply Road. D
7:00 pm 
Gordon Getty: There Will Be Music   Gordon Getty's father, J. Paul Getty, was at the time of his death in 1976, the richest man in the world. But as the progeny of his father's fourth marriage, Gordon also inherited a family history that included scandal and tragedy. Gordon has more than survived and he has earned, on his own, membership in the highest echelons of the worlds of the arts and ideas as the author of complex, groundbreaking economic theories, and as an influential philanthropist and patron of the arts. It is music, however, that is Getty's chief pursuit.G
8:00 pm 
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways  "Night Train to Patagonia (Argentina)"  Chris travels by train across a thousand mile stretch of Argentina to the heart of Patagonia. In the heyday of its "Belle Epoque" this country boasted one of the largest and finest railways in the world, largely funded and built by the British. As he heads further and further South in his quest to ride the iconic Old Patagonian Express, Chris finds out just how far this once great railway network has fallen. D
9:00 pm 
The Reformation: This Changed Everything   Episode three introduces us to French theologian John Calvin who represented a new generation of Protestant reformers. His intellectual clarity enabled him to coalesce the central tenets of the Protestant faith in one of the movement's most important documents, The Institutes of the Christian Religion. His ideas have had a profound effect in the areas of theology, politics and economics. Edward VI follows his father to the throne and he and his advisors waste no time instituting Protestant reforms. But, Edward's short reign was only the beginning of the upheaval as power switched back and forth between Protestant and Catholic monarchs. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 pm 
World War II: The Price of Empire  "The Beginning of the End"  The Allied leaders, including Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin, are confident enough to meet for the first conference in which the coordination of their efforts is discussed, at Casablanca. As 1943 moves into 1944 the momentum behind the Allies simply increased. An entire Japanese Division is destroyed at sea (The Battle of the Bismark Sea) and a combined Chinese offensive - General Sun Li-jen attacking from the Indian border and General Wei Lihuang from Yunnan and linking their armies at Mong-Yu - secures the vital Ledo Supply Road. D
11:00 pm 
Gordon Getty: There Will Be Music   Gordon Getty's father, J. Paul Getty, was at the time of his death in 1976, the richest man in the world. But as the progeny of his father's fourth marriage, Gordon also inherited a family history that included scandal and tragedy. Gordon has more than survived and he has earned, on his own, membership in the highest echelons of the worlds of the arts and ideas as the author of complex, groundbreaking economic theories, and as an influential philanthropist and patron of the arts. It is music, however, that is Getty's chief pursuit.G

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