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September 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.
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   NULL
3:00 am 
Time Scanners  "Colosseum"  The team uses incredible new laser-scanning technology to uncover the engineering secrets behind ancient Rome's Colosseum. How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? Finally, how does the mighty Colosseum perform in state of the art computer testing against the sports stadiam of the 21st century? Part 4 of 6G
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
American Forum  "The Long Shadow of Vietnam"  Historian MARC SELVERSTONE previews and critiques Ken Burns' epic new Vietnam War series on PBS, which begins Sept. 17. D
5:00 am 
Newsroom Tokyo   NULL
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   The geologist Carlo Doglioni studies ways to limit seismic tragedies like the 2016 earthquake of central Italy. He talks of his recent discovery to predict the maximum magnitude of future earthquakes. D
6:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Night School"  Every year, over a million students drop out of high school. They may complete their graduate equivalency degrees, but then they discover they're still struggling to get good jobs. For some in Indianapolis, there's another option: a night school program that will get them their full high school diploma - if they can complete a tough curriculum that includes algebra and biology. D
7:30 am 
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
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Time Scanners  "Colosseum"  The team uses incredible new laser-scanning technology to uncover the engineering secrets behind ancient Rome's Colosseum. How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? Finally, how does the mighty Colosseum perform in state of the art computer testing against the sports stadiam of the 21st century? Part 4 of 6G
10:00 am 
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
10:30 am 
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
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
American Forum  "The Long Shadow of Vietnam"  Historian MARC SELVERSTONE previews and critiques Ken Burns' epic new Vietnam War series on PBS, which begins Sept. 17. D
12:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Night School"  Every year, over a million students drop out of high school. They may complete their graduate equivalency degrees, but then they discover they're still struggling to get good jobs. For some in Indianapolis, there's another option: a night school program that will get them their full high school diploma - if they can complete a tough curriculum that includes algebra and biology. D
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
A Castle In Every Heart: The Arto Monaco Story   The story chronicles the engaging life and work of Arto Monaco (1913-2003), the pioneering designer and gifted storyteller responsible for Santa's Workshop, The Land of Make believe and Old MacDonald's Farm petting zoo. Beginning in the late 1940s, Monaco introduced Americans to a new form of outdoor entertainment - the theme park - and in the ensuing decades, visitors responded by flocking to his parks by the thousands. The program charts Monaco's education at the prestigious Pratt Institute in New York City, his stints as a storyboard artist for Hollywood film studios and as an army recruit during World War II and finally, to his life's work building theme parks.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 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
5:30 pm 
POV  "My Love, Don't Cross That River"  Spouses 89-year-old Kang Gye-yeol and 98-year-old Jo Byeong-man have shared a home for 76 years. While they spend every day together like a newlywed couple, they now must face the reality of their aging romance. D
6:30 pm 
Frontline  "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail"  Hear the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis. Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters) chronicles the Chinese immigrant Sung family's fight to clear their names. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Republicans promise to release what they call "big, bold" tax reform. Plus, details on the new "Medicare for All" proposal. D
9:30 pm 
Focus On Europe  "Italy's Forgotten Earthquake Victims"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Frontline  "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail"  Hear the little-known story of the only U.S. bank prosecuted after the financial crisis. Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters) chronicles the Chinese immigrant Sung family's fight to clear their names. D

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September 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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