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August 18, 2017
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4:00 am 
Well Read  "Mohsin Hamid / Exit West"  From the internationally bestselling author Mohsin Hamid shares his astonishingly timely love story in his new novel Exit West. A book that brilliantly imagines the forces that transform ordinary people into refugees -- as they're driven from their homes to the uncertain embrace of new lands. D
4:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "When Brains Go Bad?"  What does brain damage do to people? By observing strange behaviors in brain impaired patients, scientists discern how normal brains works For example, what happens to "the self"?. 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. Lakes of the seashore, where the shoal collapses, water flows out. D
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   Sopheap Pich is a contemporary artist from Cambodia recognized internationally for his organic sculptures created from natural materials. He talks of his appreciation of life and the power of art. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Emperor's Ghost Army"  With exclusive access to new research, NOVA follows scientists who are investigating the secrets of how and why some 9,000 life-sized terracotta statues were made that have been found in the mausoleum of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di. Scientists are also investigating the technology behind the still-lethal and highly advanced crossbows, spears, and swords carried by the clay warriors.G
7:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "The Real Trojan Horse"  New archeological evidence suggests that Troy and the Trojan War may be more than myth. Now the search is on to determine if the giant wooden horse also might have roots in reality.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Life on the Line  "Ebola Warriors"  This is the dramatic story of two hospitals: one fighting to keep the Ebola virus inside, and the other to keep it out. Follow Dr. Gillian Seton, a physician at Cooper SDA Hospital in Liberia, who is fighting to keep the epidemic out of her hospital in order to keep its doors open to patients who don't have the deadly virus. A few hours away in Sierra Leone, meet James, a local healthcare worker who is risking his life to treat Ebola patients in the Red Zone at Waterloo SDA Hospital. D
9:30 am 
On Story  "From the Golden Age to the Platinum Age: A Conversation with Ed Begley Jr."  With hundreds of film and television credits to his name, including Better Call Saul, A Mighty Wind, and Six Feet Under, second generation actor Ed Begley Jr. talks about what he looks for when choosing new projects, finding the pain in a character, and working with Christopher Guest and other comedy legends. D
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Outdoor Volunteers"  Outdoor enthusiasts donate their services to work as river rangers, go on archaeeology digs, conduct scientific research and teach young people hunter safety.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 
Well Read  "Mohsin Hamid / Exit West"  From the internationally bestselling author Mohsin Hamid shares his astonishingly timely love story in his new novel Exit West. A book that brilliantly imagines the forces that transform ordinary people into refugees -- as they're driven from their homes to the uncertain embrace of new lands. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "When Brains Go Bad?"  What does brain damage do to people? By observing strange behaviors in brain impaired patients, scientists discern how normal brains works For example, what happens to "the self"?. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Emperor's Ghost Army"  With exclusive access to new research, NOVA follows scientists who are investigating the secrets of how and why some 9,000 life-sized terracotta statues were made that have been found in the mausoleum of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di. Scientists are also investigating the technology behind the still-lethal and highly advanced crossbows, spears, and swords carried by the clay warriors.G
1:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "The Real Trojan Horse"  New archeological evidence suggests that Troy and the Trojan War may be more than myth. Now the search is on to determine if the giant wooden horse also might have roots in reality.G
2:00 pm 
City in the Sky  "Departure"  Learn what it takes to get a million people off the ground - from building the world's biggest passenger plane to controlling the flow of passengers through the busiest airport on the planet to the perils of takeoff in the coldest city on Earth. 1 of 3G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Glass"  Johnson considers how the invention of the mirror gave rise to the Renaissance, how glass lenses allow us to reveal worlds within worlds and how, deep beneath the ocean, glass is essential to communication. 3 of 6G
6:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Light"  Johnson relates the story of people who take us out of the dark and into the light. Hear about Edison's light bulb, which he didn't actually invent, and learn how an 18th-century ship's skipper discovered a source of illumination by putting a kid inside a whale's head. See how a French scientist accidentally discovered how to create neon light, leading to a revolution in advertising. 4 of 6G
7:00 pm 
The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements  "Unruly Elements (1859-1902)"  Dmitri Mendeleev invents the Periodic Table, bringing order to the elements. This order is shattered when Marie Curie discovers radioactivity, revealing that elements can change identities-and atoms contain undiscovered parts. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President Trump's controversial advisor is out and the markets cheer initially. Is it enough to calm jittery investors? Plus, what happens to solar power when there's an eclipse?. D
9:30 pm 
Asia Insight   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Light"  Johnson relates the story of people who take us out of the dark and into the light. Hear about Edison's light bulb, which he didn't actually invent, and learn how an 18th-century ship's skipper discovered a source of illumination by putting a kid inside a whale's head. See how a French scientist accidentally discovered how to create neon light, leading to a revolution in advertising. 4 of 6G

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Friday
August 18, 2017
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View Prime Time
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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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