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July 15, 2012
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7:55 am 
Competitive Spirit  "Medal Quest"  Athletes from a range of sports: sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, cycling, discuss, and more - agree: It all comes down to heart. D

8:00 am 
Global Voices  "Circus School"  The Flying Trapeze Group and Handstand Group are training hard for the national contest but end up differently. Children of the trapeze group win the championship heroically after conquering a number of difficulties. The handstand group gives up the contest because of the training fatigue. D

9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G

9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Dr. David Kessler"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former federal official about regulating cigarettes, nutritional labeling and his latetst book.G

10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Journals of a Wily School"  In an attempt to crack down on more serious crime, the police offer a young pickpocket, Azad, a full pardon if he helps track down more notorious criminals. Azad must choose whether he will collaborate with the police or risk it all for life on the streets.G

11:00 am 
Underdog Plaza   If every sport has a narrative, then boxing is a tale of redemption. With each brain-jarring blow and fancy footwork come money and a chance at a better life. UNDERDOG PLAZA shows the raw side of boxing with the Haitian immigrant Dierry "Dougy-Style" Jean at its center -- an orphan with a turbulent past who uses boxing as his ticket out of poverty. D

11:53 am 
Meet Allison Jones - Sign Me Up!  "Medal Quest"  Allison Jones tells the story of how she came to Paralympic cycling -- and how cool it is to hear crowds chant "USA!!" while she competes. A multi-sport competitor, Allison has competed in the last five Paralympics, Summer and Winter, winning medals in skiing as well as bicycling. Her focus now, every day: "the end game for London. D

11:55 am 
Kortney Clemons: A Veteran's Journey  "Medal Quest"  Paralympic sprinter, long jump competitor and U.S. Army veteran Kortney Clemons talks about the IED that took his right leg and killed three of his friends in Iraq. Paralympic sports, he says, are just like the Olympics: "a very big deal. D

12:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "The Fighting Spirit"  Grounded in a long cultural tradition of wrestling that, over the years, developed into boxing, the tiny fishing village of Bukom trains young people to fight - and win. Bukom has produced up to five percent of the world's champion and Olympic medal boxers. "The Fighting Spirit" tells the story of three fighters from Bukom - two men and a woman - as they battle their way to the glittering rings of Europe and the United States to compete for the biggest prizes in the business.G

1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Acrobat"  Fabrice Champion, a young internationally renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, hopes lost and found, he returns to the circus as director and teacher. D

1:55 pm 
Competitive Spirit  "Medal Quest"  Athletes from a range of sports: sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, cycling, discuss, and more - agree: It all comes down to heart. D

2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Circus School"  The Flying Trapeze Group and Handstand Group are training hard for the national contest but end up differently. Children of the trapeze group win the championship heroically after conquering a number of difficulties. The handstand group gives up the contest because of the training fatigue. D

3:00 pm 
Global Voices  "On Wheels Brazil"  Following the lives of people that push, pull or pedal some kind of vehicle to earn their living on Brazil's city streets, ON WHEELS BRAZIL establishes a relationship between the wheel's movement and the inconstancy of life itself, primarily for those without stable jobs and who have to create and improvise daily just to survive. D

3:55 pm 
Meet Mackenzie Soldan - Everyone Was Cheering!  "Medal Quest"  Wheelchair tennis player Mackenzie Soldan talks us through last year's gold-medal match against teammate Emmy Kaiser in Guadalajara, Mexico. Soldan was surprised, at the Parapan American Games, by her own reaction: "It hit me, I'm playing for my country." It was a tough start for Soldan, as she lost the first set. D

4:00 pm 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)"  This group of shows tell of health issues in different parts of the world. In the Philippines, 19-month-old Nazario can barely breathe. He has pneumonia, the world's No.1 child killer. Nazario has been coughing for weeks. Part 1 of 4G

4:51 pm 
Kortney Clemons: A Veteran's Journey  "Medal Quest"  Paralympic sprinter, long jump competitor and U.S. Army veteran Kortney Clemons talks about the IED that took his right leg and killed three of his friends in Iraq. Paralympic sports, he says, are just like the Olympics: "a very big deal. D

4:54 pm 
Blake Leeper: Intense Competitor  "Medal Quest"  Track athlete Blake Leeper talks about the intense level of competition in Paralympic sports and how he stacks up against two of the biggest names in racing: South Africa's Oscar Pistorius and America's Jerome Singleton. Leeper is one of the younger members of Team USA and began competing internationally less than three years ago. The level of competition -- the way top athletes focused in on winning -- was a revelation to him. D

5:00 pm 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)"  Tropical diseases threaten a billion people in the world today. Most of those people live in countries that do not have the resources to combat these diseases. In a striking move, a group of pharmaceutical companies pledged to donate enough drugs to target five tropical diseases that affect tens of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. D

5:51 pm 
Competitive Spirit  "Medal Quest"  Athletes from a range of sports: sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, cycling, discuss, and more - agree: It all comes down to heart. D

5:55 pm 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D

6:00 pm 
Underdog Plaza   If every sport has a narrative, then boxing is a tale of redemption. With each brain-jarring blow and fancy footwork come money and a chance at a better life. UNDERDOG PLAZA shows the raw side of boxing with the Haitian immigrant Dierry "Dougy-Style" Jean at its center -- an orphan with a turbulent past who uses boxing as his ticket out of poverty. D

6:53 pm 
Kortney Clemons: A Veteran's Journey  "Medal Quest"  Paralympic sprinter, long jump competitor and U.S. Army veteran Kortney Clemons talks about the IED that took his right leg and killed three of his friends in Iraq. Paralympic sports, he says, are just like the Olympics: "a very big deal. D

6:55 pm 
Blake Leeper: Intense Competitor  "Medal Quest"  Track athlete Blake Leeper talks about the intense level of competition in Paralympic sports and how he stacks up against two of the biggest names in racing: South Africa's Oscar Pistorius and America's Jerome Singleton. Leeper is one of the younger members of Team USA and began competing internationally less than three years ago. The level of competition -- the way top athletes focused in on winning -- was a revelation to him. D

7:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "The Fighting Spirit"  Grounded in a long cultural tradition of wrestling that, over the years, developed into boxing, the tiny fishing village of Bukom trains young people to fight - and win. Bukom has produced up to five percent of the world's champion and Olympic medal boxers. "The Fighting Spirit" tells the story of three fighters from Bukom - two men and a woman - as they battle their way to the glittering rings of Europe and the United States to compete for the biggest prizes in the business.G

8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Acrobat"  Fabrice Champion, a young internationally renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, hopes lost and found, he returns to the circus as director and teacher. D

8:55 pm 
Competitive Spirit  "Medal Quest"  Athletes from a range of sports: sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, cycling, discuss, and more - agree: It all comes down to heart. D

9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G

9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Dr. David Kessler"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former federal official about regulating cigarettes, nutritional labeling and his latetst book.G

10:00 pm 
Underdog Plaza   If every sport has a narrative, then boxing is a tale of redemption. With each brain-jarring blow and fancy footwork come money and a chance at a better life. UNDERDOG PLAZA shows the raw side of boxing with the Haitian immigrant Dierry "Dougy-Style" Jean at its center -- an orphan with a turbulent past who uses boxing as his ticket out of poverty. D

10:53 pm 
Meet Paul Schulte - and We Shoot 3-Pointers, Too  "Medal Quest"  Paul Schulte, co-captain of the men's wheelchair basketball team, answers the questions everyone asks about his sport. "Blowing past someone on the baseline," "drop steps," "picks" -- the moves and strategies are the same for wheelchair basketball players. "And we shoot 3-pointers, too!" Schulte talks about getting "his" shot to click, and about Paralympians who "push themselves to the limits. D

10:55 pm 
Meet Greta Neimanas - Training Is A Full Time Job  "Medal Quest"  Paralympic cyclist Greta Neimanas takes us through her "full time job" -- the tough training for the Games. It's a roller-coaster of ups and downs, with days that are "grueling" and some that are "effortless.". D

11:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "The Fighting Spirit"  Grounded in a long cultural tradition of wrestling that, over the years, developed into boxing, the tiny fishing village of Bukom trains young people to fight - and win. Bukom has produced up to five percent of the world's champion and Olympic medal boxers. "The Fighting Spirit" tells the story of three fighters from Bukom - two men and a woman - as they battle their way to the glittering rings of Europe and the United States to compete for the biggest prizes in the business.G

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Mountain Time
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Sunday
July 15, 2012
Current
View Prime Time
View Full Day
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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