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January 15, 2017
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8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Rep. John Lewis: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), the last of the so-called "Big Six" leaders of the African-American civil rights movement. Lewis, who spoke at the 2014 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, talks about some of the major civil rights events in which he participated, his passion for the movement, and what he sees as the current challenges to his and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of a 'beloved community.'G

8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G

9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pika, Monarchs & Milkweed, Invasive Species BBQ"  These adorable, potato-sized members of the rabbit family squeak like plush toys and live under deep blankets of snow on the highest cascade peaks. So why are thousands of them living in the Columbia River Gorge? Young trumpeter swans get transplanted from Wyoming to Oregon, hoping they will imprint on the high desert there.G

9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "The Power of Serendipity"  Outside of San Francisco, the team arrives at the Jelly Belly factory to meet with Elise Benstein, a food scientist who develops new Jelly Belly flavors. Elise encourages the Roadtrippers to be open to unplanned opportunity; after all, she never would have thought her job would consist of making Root Beer-flavored candy, but she loves it. From California, the crew winds east to Arizona, where they meet with Deon Clark, a nuclear engineer. D

10:00 am 
Billy Connolly's Tracks Across America   Billy travels from Chicago to Seattle on the mighty Empire Builder. Traveling from east to west, across six states, Billy jumps off to witness a true slice of Americana at the Minnesota State Fair, tackles a world famous Juicy Lucy burger in St. Paul before skirting the badlands of North Dakota, marvels at the thousands of acres of uninterrupted prairie land before arriving in Montana, and concludes in Seattle, where Billy is moved by the tales of homeless residents. Part 1 of 3G

11:00 am 
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

12:00 pm 
Uranium - Twisting The Dragon's Tail   This series reveals the cultural, scientific and natural history of the most wondrous and terrifying rock on Earth. This is the extraordinary, untold story of uranium. Part 1 of 2G

1:00 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

2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Rep. John Lewis: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), the last of the so-called "Big Six" leaders of the African-American civil rights movement. Lewis, who spoke at the 2014 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, talks about some of the major civil rights events in which he participated, his passion for the movement, and what he sees as the current challenges to his and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of a 'beloved community.'G

2:30 pm 
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3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Budgeting Basics"  The Biz Kids learn the first rule of money management: you can't manage what you don't know. Join the kids and you'll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to gain control of both. You'll also meet several successful entrepreneurs. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Zumwalt Cooperation, Nature Sound Recordings, Silver Falls State Park"  John Hartog heads into the countryside with a microphone and recording deck to capture the natural sounds of wild Oregon. Studies at the Nature Conservancy's Zumwalt Prairie Preserve show low to moderate grazing does not harm survival of ground nesting birds.G

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "Picnic Game Changers"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate ranch rried chicken at home. Then, test cook Ashley Moore shares the steps for five easy tuna salads. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for potholders. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin"  Rick enjoys the now-trendy east side of the city, its people-friendly waterfront, and its vibrant social scene.G

5:00 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

6:00 pm 
Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine  "The Great Missionary"  Meet the man whose transformation is one of the most compelling in history, the Apostle Paul. Journey with Jonathan Phillips as he re-traces Paul's bold quest to bring the Christian message to Asia and Europe, a quest which would see him imprisoned, beaten and on the brink of death. Part 2 of 6G

7:00 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

9:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Containment/Excerpt from Uranium Drive-In"  Explore our attempts to plan for our radioactive future and the startling failure to manage waste in the present. Left over from the Cold War are a hundred million gallons of radioactive sludge, covering a vast amount of land. D

10:30 pm 
Ancient Roads from Christ to Constantine  "The Great Missionary"  Meet the man whose transformation is one of the most compelling in history, the Apostle Paul. Journey with Jonathan Phillips as he re-traces Paul's bold quest to bring the Christian message to Asia and Europe, a quest which would see him imprisoned, beaten and on the brink of death. Part 2 of 6G

11:30 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

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