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August 18, 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.
4:00 am 

4:30 am 
Washington Week  "Generic Vs. Name Brand Drugs"  NULL

4:54 am 
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 am 

5:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL

6:00 am 
Need to Know  "Habitat Havoc"  SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know examines high obesity and diabetes rates among children in poor, inner-city communities and describes the New York City health department's campaign to reverse the trend. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Ross Hammond of the Brookings Institute about whether the federal government can help solve the problem. D

6:30 am 
McLaughlin Group   Paul Ryan's Run, Joe Biden Unchained, Deportations Deferred. Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D

7:00 am 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "The Queen and Us"  The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by Her Majesty to invite you to a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace" reads the hand-lettered invitation sent to 40,000 guests each year by the palace Garden Party Ladies. "The Queen and Us" tells the story of four party guests as they savor each moment of this once-in-a-lifetime occasion. At the party, only a select few guests will be presented to the queen. D

8:00 am 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Inside The Firm"  To handle 4,000 state visits, balls, school dedications, nursing home visits and charity events, the queen depends on her husband, her children, cousins and now a new generation of grandchildren. In "Inside the Firm," the queen's children talk frankly about the roles they were born into and the challenges of royal life. Each has a unique royal style: Prince Edward's theater training helps him give a special flourish to the standard plaque unveiling. D

9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Maximizing Social Security Benefits"  Guest: Mary Beth Franklin, Contributing Editor, InvestmentNews. Consuelo Mack WealthTrack reveals how to maximize your Social Security benefits, the only pension plan most Americans can count on. Award-winning financial planner and retirement expert Mary Beth Franklin shares little-known tips on how to get the most out of Social Security for you and your loved ones. D

9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  "Cats & Dogs"  India Surrogates - In what has become a lucrative industry, clinics in India recruit impoverished women and pay them as much as $7,000 to be implanted with embryos and bear children for infertile clients. As Fred de Sam Lazaro reports, some clinics implant four or five embryos to maximize the chance of pregnancy, and in cases where multiple embryos become viable pregnancies, some are aborted. University of Pennsylvania ethicist Arthur Caplan worries about where this could lead. D

10:00 am 
POV  "Short Cuts"  First, a glimpse into the world of competitive birdwatching, as three friends attempt to see as many species as possible in 24 hours. Next, artist Andrea Dorfman's drawings burst colorfully into life as she animates the story of her long-distance relationship with a man whose profession, plastic surgery, gives her plenty of fodder. Lastly, Beverly Morris tells of her ongoing struggle to hold onto the most contested object in her divorce - a Tiffany lamp.G

11:00 am 
McLaughlin Group   Paul Ryan's Run, Joe Biden Unchained, Deportations Deferred. Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D

11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Busted Bronco"  In 2003, former Boise State All-American defensive end and Montana State University college football coach Joe O'Brien faced a stunning downfall. He was arrested for his part in an illegal drug distribution scheme.Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with O'Brien and Boise writer Bob Evancho, co-author of O'Brien's life story "Busted Bronco: From Addiction to Redemption."G

12:00 pm 
Need to Know  "Habitat Havoc"  SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know examines high obesity and diabetes rates among children in poor, inner-city communities and describes the New York City health department's campaign to reverse the trend. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Ross Hammond of the Brookings Institute about whether the federal government can help solve the problem. D

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "The Queen and Us"  The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by Her Majesty to invite you to a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace" reads the hand-lettered invitation sent to 40,000 guests each year by the palace Garden Party Ladies. "The Queen and Us" tells the story of four party guests as they savor each moment of this once-in-a-lifetime occasion. At the party, only a select few guests will be presented to the queen. D

2:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Inside The Firm"  To handle 4,000 state visits, balls, school dedications, nursing home visits and charity events, the queen depends on her husband, her children, cousins and now a new generation of grandchildren. In "Inside the Firm," the queen's children talk frankly about the roles they were born into and the challenges of royal life. Each has a unique royal style: Prince Edward's theater training helps him give a special flourish to the standard plaque unveiling. D

3:00 pm 

3:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL

4:00 pm 
European Journal  "A Mining Frenzy Hits The Arctic"  Spain: Heading South - Part Two of our series "Journeys in Europe" - In the summer, Europeans go on vacation. Schools are closed and many companies make do with a skeleton work force. The motorways, in contrast, are busier than ever, with people trying to get to the seashore as fast as possible. D

4:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Confronting The Contradictions of America's Past"  Learning from our racial past is crucial to addressing America's current ethnic tensions, but only if we confront key historical contradictions. In an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company (check local listings), Khalil Muhammad helps bring these issues to light. Muhammad heads the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and is the author of The Condemnation of Blackness, which connects American histories of race, crime and the making of urban America to modern headlines. D

5:52 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

6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "River of No Return: Idaho's Scenic Salmon"  The show profiles the river and the people who live, work and visit there. The Hog Heaven Muzzleloaders of Moscow attempt to run the Salmon River in a dug-out canoeG

7:00 pm 
Need to Know  "Habitat Havoc"  SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know examines high obesity and diabetes rates among children in poor, inner-city communities and describes the New York City health department's campaign to reverse the trend. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Ross Hammond of the Brookings Institute about whether the federal government can help solve the problem. D

7:30 pm 

8:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "The Queen and Us"  The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by Her Majesty to invite you to a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace" reads the hand-lettered invitation sent to 40,000 guests each year by the palace Garden Party Ladies. "The Queen and Us" tells the story of four party guests as they savor each moment of this once-in-a-lifetime occasion. At the party, only a select few guests will be presented to the queen. D

9:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Inside The Firm"  To handle 4,000 state visits, balls, school dedications, nursing home visits and charity events, the queen depends on her husband, her children, cousins and now a new generation of grandchildren. In "Inside the Firm," the queen's children talk frankly about the roles they were born into and the challenges of royal life. Each has a unique royal style: Prince Edward's theater training helps him give a special flourish to the standard plaque unveiling. D

10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Confronting The Contradictions of America's Past"  Learning from our racial past is crucial to addressing America's current ethnic tensions, but only if we confront key historical contradictions. In an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company (check local listings), Khalil Muhammad helps bring these issues to light. Muhammad heads the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and is the author of The Condemnation of Blackness, which connects American histories of race, crime and the making of urban America to modern headlines. D

10:52 pm 
Meet Lex Gillette  "Medal Quest"  As a high school freshman, Lex Gillette started the long jump -- one of four Paralympic sports he now competes in. Lex talks about losing his vision as a young boy and says, "We had to figure out how we were going to move on from that." He shows MEDAL QUEST how he works with a guide to set up for his tremendous flying jumps. D

11:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL

11:30 pm 
Washington Week  "Generic Vs. Name Brand Drugs"  NULL

11:54 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

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Saturday
August 18, 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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