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August 16, 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.
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
American Forum  "Is Citizenship Dead?"  ERIC LIU, founder of Citizen University and Director of the Aspen Institute's Citizenship and American Identity program, on serving the country, patriotism, and bridging the political divide. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Inspiring Landscapes   This program portrays the natural beauty still to be found all over Japan by following the scenery and wildlife through the seasons. Rishiri Island, Hokkaido. Showeing unique ecosystem of the island. D
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   Sir Philip Craven is the President of the International Paralympic Committee. An accomplished paralympian himself, he believes the Paralympic Games are more than just sport and can transform society. D
6:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Kivalina"  At the edge of the world, the Inupiaq people are fighting for survival. Kivalina documents life on this namesake island that teeters on the edge of the North Pacific. Once a nomadic people, the Inupiaq were relocated to Kivalina, Alaska, by the US government more than a century ago. D
7:30 am 
Reel South  "Red Wolf Revival"  By Rosh Patel and Madison McClintock. Three decades ago, the nearly-extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today fewer than 100 wild red wolves remain - and their fate hinges on significant biological, political, cultural and economic challenges. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements  "Out of Thin Air (1754-1806)"  The discovery of oxygen by one of science's great odd couples - Joseph Priestley and Antoine Lavoisier - triggers a worldwide search for new elements. Soon caught up in the hunt is chemist Humphry Davy, whose showmanship dazzles London audiences. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Vintage Idaho"  Idaho's wine industry, crushed by Prohibition, has been reborn during the last 35 years. This chronicle of a year in the vineyards visits wineries from Sandpiont to Glenns Ferry and meets people who are putting the "Potato State" on the wine trail map.G
10:30 am 
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
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
American Forum  "Is Citizenship Dead?"  ERIC LIU, founder of Citizen University and Director of the Aspen Institute's Citizenship and American Identity program, on serving the country, patriotism, and bridging the political divide. D
12:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Kivalina"  At the edge of the world, the Inupiaq people are fighting for survival. Kivalina documents life on this namesake island that teeters on the edge of the North Pacific. Once a nomadic people, the Inupiaq were relocated to Kivalina, Alaska, by the US government more than a century ago. D
1:30 pm 
Reel South  "Red Wolf Revival"  By Rosh Patel and Madison McClintock. Three decades ago, the nearly-extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today fewer than 100 wild red wolves remain - and their fate hinges on significant biological, political, cultural and economic challenges. D
2:00 pm 
The Crowd & The Cloud  "Viral Vs. Virus"  Sensors on asthma inhalers generate real-time maps of environmental dangers to help patients, physicians and disease detectives in Louisville, Kentucky. Street knowledge was also crucial in a historic medical breakthrough: John Snow's mapping of cholera fatalities in 19th century London. In West Oakland, California, citizens confront air pollution and rising asthma rates by collecting traffic data. Local ordinances are changed and everyone breathes easier. Can apps and maps combat globalized diseases in a warming world? Stories of citizen science fighting mosquito-borne diseases with apps and crowd-sourced data in Barcelona, Houston and New Orleans. In Kenya, Medic Mobile develops smart but low-cost software to give simple phones powerful capabilities to help community health workers improve maternal and child health. Part 3 of 4G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Reel South  "Counter Histories: Rock Hill"  In 1961 nine college men decided they were ready to go to jail to fight segregation laws and inequality in Rock Hill, SC. Their sit-in at the local whites-only lunch counter changed the course of the civil rights movement by introducing a new strategy. COUNTER HISTORIES: ROCK HILL explores the story of the 'Friendship 9', and the human capacity to find courage, take action, and inspire change. D
5:30 pm 
POV  "Two Towns of Jasper"  After the brutal murder of African-American James Byrd, Jr. by three white supremacists in Jasper, Texas, friends Whitney Dow, who is white, and Marco Williams, who is black, made a film about their town. D
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "Terror in Little Saigon"  FRONTLINE and ProPublica search for the assassins behind a reign of terror that targeted Vietnamese-American journalists in a series of unsolved murders and attacks. Investigators uncover a trail from American cities to jungles in Southeast Asia.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the dramatic rift between the White House and some of the country's most influential CEOs. Plus, what Target did that most other retailers can't. D
9:30 pm 
Focus On Europe  "Chinese Invasion In Greece"  More and more retirees in Germany are living below the poverty line. Unused housing in Spain has begun attracting squatters. D
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Class of '27: America Reframed   Experience three stories featuring teachers and local leaders, in struggling rural American communities, who join forces to beat the odds and guide their children toward the long-term goal of graduating high school in 2027. D

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August 16, 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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