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The Italian Americans  "Becoming Americans"  At the turn of the 20th century, more than four million Italians immigrate to America. Leonard Covello is forced to give up his "old world" ways and adopt American mores, including changing his name; Arturo Giovannitti, a new immigrant, leads the largest labor strike of 1912, when Italian Americans push for better working conditions and wages. Italian Americans are forced to worship in the basement of churches controlled by the Irish archdiocese; anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti are executed, reinforcing stereotypes that plague Italian Americans today; Prohibition breeds a new kind of criminal who takes a shortcut to success. D
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America ReFramed  "On a Knife Edge"  On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teenager growing up on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. The film traces George's path to activism, inspired by his family's long history of fighting for justice for Native Americans. His focus: shutting down the liquor stores in Whiteclay, a tiny town nearby that exists only to sell beer to the reservation's vulnerable population. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Pushing The Boundaries"  Young people test the limits of their skills in the outdoors. Meet a group of young rafters, who just happen to be blind. Watch young climbers at the City of Rocks. Follow a young BMX racer as he begins a new season of racing. All these youthful adventurers push their own personal boundaries.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Journalist and Poet Jeffrey Brown: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Continuing her interviews from the 2015 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, host Marcia Franklin talks with PBS NewsHour anchor and reporter Jeffrey Brown, focusing on his book of poetry, 'The News.' Franklin talks with Brown about why he's drawn to poetry and the themes of his pieces. He also shares his reflections on the news business. D
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PBS NewsHour   NULL
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Global 3000   NULL
10:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "On a Knife Edge"  On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teenager growing up on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. The film traces George's path to activism, inspired by his family's long history of fighting for justice for Native Americans. His focus: shutting down the liquor stores in Whiteclay, a tiny town nearby that exists only to sell beer to the reservation's vulnerable population. D
11:00 pm 
1964: The Fight for a Right   By the mid twentieth century, Mississippi's African Americans had suffered from nearly 75 years of slavery by another name - Jim Crow discrimination. In 1964 in Mississippi, people died in an effort to force the state to allow African Americans to exercise their constitutional right to vote. Although, the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer has passed, the struggle for voting rights is still pertinent. D

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Tuesday
July 17, 2018
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