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February 17, 2012
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9:00 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

9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho's Lottery"  Almost half of Idahoans purchased a lottery ticket in the last 12 months. But is the Idaho Lottery a good bet for the state? The Idaho Legislature's Office of Performance Evaluations is releasing a report reviewing the agency's operations. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Jeffrey Anderson, the executive director of the Idaho Lottery, about that report and the future of Idaho's Lottery.G

10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Stories from the Arab Spring: Will Democracy Take Hold?"  Guests: Josh Muravchik, Fellow at the George W. Bush Institute, author of The Next Founders: Voices of Democracy in the Middle East; Michele Dunne, Executive Director of the Rafik Harriri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council. Segments from interviews with Egyptian and Tunisian dissidents about their fight for freedom and the outcome of the Arab Spring are woven together with a discussion of the current outlook for democracy movements in the Middle East with two long-time scholars of the region. D

10:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "The Mystery of Existence?"  Call all-that-exists "something." Why is there "something" rather than "nothing"? The question haunts me. Why is there anything at all?. D

11:00 am 
Slavery By Another Name   Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Douglas A. Blackmon, this film explores the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively create a new form of slavery in the South, which persists well into the 20th century. This "neoslavery" sentences African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized every day behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne narrates.G

12:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Order of Myths"  At America's oldest Mardi Gras - celebrated each year in Mobile, Alabama -- events remain segregated between white and black residents. This program looks beneath the surface of pageantry and reveals a complex story about race relations and the ever-present racial divide that persists in America. D

2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

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3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

4:00 pm 
Alma's Jazzy Marriage   In ALMA'S JAZZY MARRIAGE, Alma Foster recalls her life with her husband, seminal jazz bassist George "Pops" Foster. Foster popularized the slap bass style, an innovation which changed jazz's rhythm section forever. ALMA'S JAZZY MARRIAGE is a behind the scenes look at some of the giants of jazz, told from a woman's perspective - from Harlem in the 1920s and '30s, through hilarious road trips and life in San Francisco. D

4:30 pm 
Basic Black  "Live"  This week on Basic Black: in the middle of Black History Month, we ask the question posed by the provocative new film premiering on PBS' Independent Lens series: Is Black History Month still necessary? The film More Than A Month is a chronicle of filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman?s one-man quest to end Black History Month. This program will be a special national live broadcast on WGBH's World channel, and is a collaboration with The Root.com, a leading online source for news and commentary from an African American perspective. D

5:00 pm 
Stokes: An American Dream   STOKES: AN AMERICAN DREAM profiles two African-American brothers who changed the course of American politics - Louis and Carl Stokes. Carl, the first black mayor of a major American city, and Louis, the first black U.S. congressman from Ohio, overcame humble beginnings in their pursuit of high political office. D

5:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Order of Myths"  At America's oldest Mardi Gras - celebrated each year in Mobile, Alabama -- events remain segregated between white and black residents. This program looks beneath the surface of pageantry and reveals a complex story about race relations and the ever-present racial divide that persists in America. D

7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

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8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

10:00 pm 
Not In Our Town: Class Actions   The program, part of an intermittent series on human rights, profiles students and community members who are creating change in the wake of racism, anti-Semitism, and the traumatic consequences of bullying.G

10:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Order of Myths"  At America's oldest Mardi Gras - celebrated each year in Mobile, Alabama -- events remain segregated between white and black residents. This program looks beneath the surface of pageantry and reveals a complex story about race relations and the ever-present racial divide that persists in America. D

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Friday
February 17, 2012
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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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