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August 19, 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.
12:00 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

12:30 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

1:00 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

2:00 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

3:00 am 
Frontline  "The Real CSI"  From the courtroom to the living room (thanks to the hit television series CSI), forensic science is king. Expertise on fingerprints, ballistics and bite mark analysis is routinely called on to solve the most difficult criminal cases - and to put the guilty behind bars. But how reliable is the science behind forensics? A FRONTLINE investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science and wide inconsistencies in how forensic evidence is presented in the courtroom. D

4:00 am 
Geocache   GEOCACHE looks at an emerging outdoor sport in which players employ multi-billion dollar global satellite positioning technology, the Internet and hiking skills on a high-tech but low-stakes treasure hunt to locate items hidden all over the world. GEOCACHE details the origins and rules of the game, the various types of caches - typically small, water-proof containers filled with a log book and trinkets -and the lengths players will go to in hiding and finding caches. The program spotlights the sport's zealous fan base, a quirky group of self-proclaimed techno-geeks, and visits GeoWoodstock IV, an international convention where players gather to socialize and geocache. D

4:30 am 
Lords of the Gourd: The Pursuit of Excellence   The extreme gardeners who compete at the annual Cooperstown Weigh Off have one obsessive goal -- to raise the biggest giant pumpkin in the world. These gurus of the gourd nurture their fruits through harsh weather, floods, animal attacks and even sabotage to produce glorious pumpkins of gigantic proportion. This program follows Joe Pukos and his fellow competitors through the final harrowing days of harvest and the journey across New York State with the bulging behemoths strapped into the backs of their pick-ups. D

5:30 am 
POV  "Kings of Pastry"  Cameras capture the drama of the greatest pastry competition in the world - the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France awards, the country's Nobel Prize for pastry. Sixteen chefs, including Jacquy Pfeiffer, co-founder of Chicago's French Pastry School, whip up gorgeous, delectable, gravity-defying concoctions. Disasters and successes keep the tension high as they deliver their spun-sugar desserts to the display table.G

7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Waiting for the Revolution"  For over 500 years the indigenous people of the Andes have had to endure racism and discrimination. Now, with democracy on their side, the time has come for a change. Following two newly elected indigenous leaders from the campaign trail to their first year in office, filmmaker Rodrigo Vasquez journeys into the heart of the democratic revolution in Bolivia. D

7:49 am 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D

8:00 am 
Global Voices  "Abc Colombia"  This portrait of a small rural community in a part of Colombia controlled entirely by paramilitary forces is rendered through the eyes of the children who grow up there and are often forced into very difficult choices. The documentary follows the young protagonists in this problematic setting through an entire school year, exploring some of the realities that nurture and perpetuate the violence in Colombia. D

9:00 am 
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

10:00 am 
Geocache   GEOCACHE looks at an emerging outdoor sport in which players employ multi-billion dollar global satellite positioning technology, the Internet and hiking skills on a high-tech but low-stakes treasure hunt to locate items hidden all over the world. GEOCACHE details the origins and rules of the game, the various types of caches - typically small, water-proof containers filled with a log book and trinkets -and the lengths players will go to in hiding and finding caches. The program spotlights the sport's zealous fan base, a quirky group of self-proclaimed techno-geeks, and visits GeoWoodstock IV, an international convention where players gather to socialize and geocache. D

10:30 am 
Lords of the Gourd: The Pursuit of Excellence   The extreme gardeners who compete at the annual Cooperstown Weigh Off have one obsessive goal -- to raise the biggest giant pumpkin in the world. These gurus of the gourd nurture their fruits through harsh weather, floods, animal attacks and even sabotage to produce glorious pumpkins of gigantic proportion. This program follows Joe Pukos and his fellow competitors through the final harrowing days of harvest and the journey across New York State with the bulging behemoths strapped into the backs of their pick-ups. D

11:30 am 
POV  "Kings of Pastry"  Cameras capture the drama of the greatest pastry competition in the world - the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France awards, the country's Nobel Prize for pastry. Sixteen chefs, including Jacquy Pfeiffer, co-founder of Chicago's French Pastry School, whip up gorgeous, delectable, gravity-defying concoctions. Disasters and successes keep the tension high as they deliver their spun-sugar desserts to the display table.G

1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Waiting for the Revolution"  For over 500 years the indigenous people of the Andes have had to endure racism and discrimination. Now, with democracy on their side, the time has come for a change. Following two newly elected indigenous leaders from the campaign trail to their first year in office, filmmaker Rodrigo Vasquez journeys into the heart of the democratic revolution in Bolivia. D

1:49 pm 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D

2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Abc Colombia"  This portrait of a small rural community in a part of Colombia controlled entirely by paramilitary forces is rendered through the eyes of the children who grow up there and are often forced into very difficult choices. The documentary follows the young protagonists in this problematic setting through an entire school year, exploring some of the realities that nurture and perpetuate the violence in Colombia. D

3:00 pm 
Saving The Bay  "Marvel of Nature (Prehistory-1848)"  Robert Redford narrates this four-part miniseries that examines the largest estuary on the Pacific Coast of both North and South America, and the most invaded aquatic ecosystem in North America - California's San Francisco Bay. Photo-realistic animation illustrates the formation of the Bay following the last Ice Age. The episode introduces the first inhabitants of the shores, and continues through European exploration and settlement - Spanish, Russian and American. Part 1 of 4G

4:00 pm 
Saving The Bay  "Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906)"  San Francisco explodes into maturity as a major metropolis following the California Gold Rush. Establishing the infrastructure to support the instant city means radical change for San Francisco Bay. By 1900, the Bay is the center of a broad economic empire on the Pacific. Part 2 of 4G

5:00 pm 
Geocache   GEOCACHE looks at an emerging outdoor sport in which players employ multi-billion dollar global satellite positioning technology, the Internet and hiking skills on a high-tech but low-stakes treasure hunt to locate items hidden all over the world. GEOCACHE details the origins and rules of the game, the various types of caches - typically small, water-proof containers filled with a log book and trinkets -and the lengths players will go to in hiding and finding caches. The program spotlights the sport's zealous fan base, a quirky group of self-proclaimed techno-geeks, and visits GeoWoodstock IV, an international convention where players gather to socialize and geocache. D

5:30 pm 
Lords of the Gourd: The Pursuit of Excellence   The extreme gardeners who compete at the annual Cooperstown Weigh Off have one obsessive goal -- to raise the biggest giant pumpkin in the world. These gurus of the gourd nurture their fruits through harsh weather, floods, animal attacks and even sabotage to produce glorious pumpkins of gigantic proportion. This program follows Joe Pukos and his fellow competitors through the final harrowing days of harvest and the journey across New York State with the bulging behemoths strapped into the backs of their pick-ups. D

6:30 pm 
POV  "Kings of Pastry"  Cameras capture the drama of the greatest pastry competition in the world - the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France awards, the country's Nobel Prize for pastry. Sixteen chefs, including Jacquy Pfeiffer, co-founder of Chicago's French Pastry School, whip up gorgeous, delectable, gravity-defying concoctions. Disasters and successes keep the tension high as they deliver their spun-sugar desserts to the display table.G

8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Waiting for the Revolution"  For over 500 years the indigenous people of the Andes have had to endure racism and discrimination. Now, with democracy on their side, the time has come for a change. Following two newly elected indigenous leaders from the campaign trail to their first year in office, filmmaker Rodrigo Vasquez journeys into the heart of the democratic revolution in Bolivia. D

8:49 pm 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D

9:00 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

10:00 pm 
Geocache   GEOCACHE looks at an emerging outdoor sport in which players employ multi-billion dollar global satellite positioning technology, the Internet and hiking skills on a high-tech but low-stakes treasure hunt to locate items hidden all over the world. GEOCACHE details the origins and rules of the game, the various types of caches - typically small, water-proof containers filled with a log book and trinkets -and the lengths players will go to in hiding and finding caches. The program spotlights the sport's zealous fan base, a quirky group of self-proclaimed techno-geeks, and visits GeoWoodstock IV, an international convention where players gather to socialize and geocache. D

10:30 pm 
Lords of the Gourd: The Pursuit of Excellence   The extreme gardeners who compete at the annual Cooperstown Weigh Off have one obsessive goal -- to raise the biggest giant pumpkin in the world. These gurus of the gourd nurture their fruits through harsh weather, floods, animal attacks and even sabotage to produce glorious pumpkins of gigantic proportion. This program follows Joe Pukos and his fellow competitors through the final harrowing days of harvest and the journey across New York State with the bulging behemoths strapped into the backs of their pick-ups. D

11:30 pm 
POV  "Kings of Pastry"  Cameras capture the drama of the greatest pastry competition in the world - the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France awards, the country's Nobel Prize for pastry. Sixteen chefs, including Jacquy Pfeiffer, co-founder of Chicago's French Pastry School, whip up gorgeous, delectable, gravity-defying concoctions. Disasters and successes keep the tension high as they deliver their spun-sugar desserts to the display table.G

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Mountain Time
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Sunday
August 19, 2012
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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