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December 18, 2011
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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.
2:00 am 
Secrets of Shangri-La   In the Kingdom of Mustang, between Nepal and Tibet and long off-limits to outsiders, explorers and scientists climb into human-carved caves thousands of years old. This National Geographic Special made for public television, follows team members up sheer rock cliffs into the caves where they find 14th-century wall paintings, ancient human remains and a centuries-old hidden library of sacred texts.G
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel takes you inside America's K-12 classrooms with 5 short documentaries that showcase inspiring and effective teaching practices. Watch high-achievers excel in a mixed grade classroom. See how a teacher uses food coloring to mix up her math class. D
4:00 am 
POV  "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy"  What is it like to be torn from your Chinese foster family, put on a plane with strangers and wake up in a new country, family and culture? "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy" is the story of Fang Sui Yong, an 8-year-old orphan, and the Sadowskys, the Long Island Jewish family that travels to China to adopt her. Sui Yong is one of 70,000 Chinese children now being raised in the United States. Through her eyes, we witness her struggle with a new identity as she transforms from a timid child into someone that no one -- neither her new family nor she -- could have imagined. D
5:30 am 
POV  "Off and Running"  Black teenage high school track star Avery Klein-Cloud is part of a multi-racial and ethnic Jewish household headed by two lesbians. In her junior year of high school Avery embarks on a personal journey to learn about her African-American roots. The experience rocks her life and the household in this coming-of-age adoption story.G
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Working Mom"  A woman returns home to her children in Bolivia after 15 years to find they've become strangers. A divorced mother of two returns to her home and children in Bolivia after 15 years of struggling for a better life in Israel, only to find her family members have become strangers. A Working Mom is a story that demonstrates the extremes that individuals will go to in order to save their families - sometimes saving and losing them in the same act. D
8:16 am 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D
8:30 am 
Sleeping Monsters, Sacred Fires: Volcanos of New Mexico   For 25 million years, volcanos spewed molten rock and ash across New Mexico, forming craters, super volcanos, cinder cones, lava flows and peak-less mountains. Over time, these massive eruptions also planted the seeds of civilization and shaped the identity of New Mexico and its people, particularly American Indians. SLEEPING MONSTERS, SACRED FIRES: VOLCANOS OF NEW MEXICO captures stunning examples of volcanos across the southwestern state. D
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Xtreme Sports"  Idahoans take to the outdoors in extreme ways, pushing their limits and seeking new experiences. They leap from bridges, bicycle unusually tough courses, climb rocks, kayak on snow and fly with the birds.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
10:00 am 
POV  "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy"  What is it like to be torn from your Chinese foster family, put on a plane with strangers and wake up in a new country, family and culture? "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy" is the story of Fang Sui Yong, an 8-year-old orphan, and the Sadowskys, the Long Island Jewish family that travels to China to adopt her. Sui Yong is one of 70,000 Chinese children now being raised in the United States. Through her eyes, we witness her struggle with a new identity as she transforms from a timid child into someone that no one -- neither her new family nor she -- could have imagined. D
11:30 am 
POV  "Off and Running"  Black teenage high school track star Avery Klein-Cloud is part of a multi-racial and ethnic Jewish household headed by two lesbians. In her junior year of high school Avery embarks on a personal journey to learn about her African-American roots. The experience rocks her life and the household in this coming-of-age adoption story.G
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Working Mom"  A woman returns home to her children in Bolivia after 15 years to find they've become strangers. A divorced mother of two returns to her home and children in Bolivia after 15 years of struggling for a better life in Israel, only to find her family members have become strangers. A Working Mom is a story that demonstrates the extremes that individuals will go to in order to save their families - sometimes saving and losing them in the same act. D
2:16 pm 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D
2:30 pm 
Sleeping Monsters, Sacred Fires: Volcanos of New Mexico   For 25 million years, volcanos spewed molten rock and ash across New Mexico, forming craters, super volcanos, cinder cones, lava flows and peak-less mountains. Over time, these massive eruptions also planted the seeds of civilization and shaped the identity of New Mexico and its people, particularly American Indians. SLEEPING MONSTERS, SACRED FIRES: VOLCANOS OF NEW MEXICO captures stunning examples of volcanos across the southwestern state. D
3:00 pm 
God In America  "A Nation Reborn/A New Light"  Religious belief shapes the origins of the Civil War. Northern abolitionists and Southern slaveholders clash, both maintaining God is on their side. President Abraham Lincoln puts his faith in reason over revelation, yet confronted with mounting war casualties and his son's death, he begins a transformational spiritual journey. Then, in the late 19th century, Protestant denominations are challenged by new ideas about the history and authority of the Bible. Waves of European immigrants change the face of American religion. The battle over modernity reaches a crescendo in the 1925 trial of John Scopes in Tennessee. Part 3 and 4 of 6G
5:00 pm 
POV  "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy"  What is it like to be torn from your Chinese foster family, put on a plane with strangers and wake up in a new country, family and culture? "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy" is the story of Fang Sui Yong, an 8-year-old orphan, and the Sadowskys, the Long Island Jewish family that travels to China to adopt her. Sui Yong is one of 70,000 Chinese children now being raised in the United States. Through her eyes, we witness her struggle with a new identity as she transforms from a timid child into someone that no one -- neither her new family nor she -- could have imagined. D
6:30 pm 
POV  "Off and Running"  Black teenage high school track star Avery Klein-Cloud is part of a multi-racial and ethnic Jewish household headed by two lesbians. In her junior year of high school Avery embarks on a personal journey to learn about her African-American roots. The experience rocks her life and the household in this coming-of-age adoption story.G
8:00 pm 
Earth Factor Asia: Making A Difference   Every day, we read much about the degradation of our Earth's environment especially in Asia: the most populous and economically, the fastest growing region of the world. Polluted water and air, disappearing eco-systems, increasing consumption of fossil fuels are a fact of life for billions of people in Asia. But pitted against these challenges are some remarkable people championing environmental protection, fighting negligent industry and complacent governments. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Xtreme Sports"  Idahoans take to the outdoors in extreme ways, pushing their limits and seeking new experiences. They leap from bridges, bicycle unusually tough courses, climb rocks, kayak on snow and fly with the birds.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G
10:00 pm 
POV  "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy"  What is it like to be torn from your Chinese foster family, put on a plane with strangers and wake up in a new country, family and culture? "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy" is the story of Fang Sui Yong, an 8-year-old orphan, and the Sadowskys, the Long Island Jewish family that travels to China to adopt her. Sui Yong is one of 70,000 Chinese children now being raised in the United States. Through her eyes, we witness her struggle with a new identity as she transforms from a timid child into someone that no one -- neither her new family nor she -- could have imagined. D
11:30 pm 
POV  "Off and Running"  Black teenage high school track star Avery Klein-Cloud is part of a multi-racial and ethnic Jewish household headed by two lesbians. In her junior year of high school Avery embarks on a personal journey to learn about her African-American roots. The experience rocks her life and the household in this coming-of-age adoption story.G

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Mountain Time
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Sunday
December 18, 2011
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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