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September 20, 2013
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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 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Sperm Whale"  Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant that died stranded ashore on an English bay. Meanwhile biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores, and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins marvels at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of the sperm whale.G

1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, does the Federal Reserve know something we don't about the economy? Find out if it's time for you to rethink the way you invest. And, will JPMorgan's hefty fine for the 'London Whale' debacle damage the firm's reputation, hurt business and potentially shareholders?. D

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Laura Dern (actress). D

3:00 am 
Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild  "We Live with the Land"  This two-part program follows photographer Michael Forsberg, as he examines what wildness remains in the plains of North America.G

4:00 am 
Newsline   NULL

4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   James McBride (author). D

5:00 am 
Well Read  "G. Willow Wilson, Alif The Unseen"  Hackers, geeks, the Arab Spring, a parallel universe, genies: they're all part of G. Willow Wilson's debut novel. D

5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Does Cosmic Fine Tuning Demand Explanation?"  The universe works for us because of deep physical laws. But if the values of these laws would much change, then all we see and know could not exist. D

6:00 am 
NOVA  "Why Ships Sink"  Are you safe aboard a modern cruise ship? Twenty million passengers embark on cruises each year, vacationing in deluxe "floating cities" that offer everything from swimming pools to shopping malls to ice skating rinks. And the ships just keep getting bigger: The average cruise ship has doubled in size in just the last ten years. Some engineers fear that these towering behemoths are dangerously unstable, and the recent tragedy of the Costa Concordia has raised new questions about their safety. D

7:00 am 
Brains On Trial with Alan Alda  "Deciding Punishment"  Jimmy Moran is found guilty of badly injuring a woman during a robbery. In the sentencing phase of the trial, Judge Rakoff hears arguments from the court-appointed psychiatrist, the attorneys, the victim's husband and Jimmy himself. Meanwhile, Alan Alda discovers how neuroscience is already influencing the sentencing of defendants - especially young defendants - by revealing how the immature teenage brain is vulnerable to foolish and impulsive acts. D

8:00 am 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Sperm Whale"  Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant that died stranded ashore on an English bay. Meanwhile biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores, and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins marvels at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of the sperm whale.G

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "A Middle Fork Journey"  It will test you, and it will challenge you. And then it will enchant you. The Middle Fork of the Salmon River is the gold standard by which other rivers are judged. Each year more than 10,000 folks make the journey. It's a journey into a wilderness, at times restful and serene, at other times dramatic and threatening. But no one leaves the Middle Fork disappointed. This is Idaho at its best.G

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Israeli-Palestinian Partnership"  As talks between Israelis and Palestinians start up once again, host Marcia Franklin talks with an Israeli and a Palestinian about conversations they have organized between their respective communities as a result of funding from a Boise non-profit. Eden Fuchs, a former colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces, and Ibrahim Issa, a Palestinian educator, are part of the Center for Emerging Futures, started by a Boise couple.G

11:00 am 
Well Read  "G. Willow Wilson, Alif The Unseen"  Hackers, geeks, the Arab Spring, a parallel universe, genies: they're all part of G. Willow Wilson's debut novel. D

11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Does Cosmic Fine Tuning Demand Explanation?"  The universe works for us because of deep physical laws. But if the values of these laws would much change, then all we see and know could not exist. D

12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Why Ships Sink"  Are you safe aboard a modern cruise ship? Twenty million passengers embark on cruises each year, vacationing in deluxe "floating cities" that offer everything from swimming pools to shopping malls to ice skating rinks. And the ships just keep getting bigger: The average cruise ship has doubled in size in just the last ten years. Some engineers fear that these towering behemoths are dangerously unstable, and the recent tragedy of the Costa Concordia has raised new questions about their safety. D

1:00 pm 
Brains On Trial with Alan Alda  "Deciding Punishment"  Jimmy Moran is found guilty of badly injuring a woman during a robbery. In the sentencing phase of the trial, Judge Rakoff hears arguments from the court-appointed psychiatrist, the attorneys, the victim's husband and Jimmy himself. Meanwhile, Alan Alda discovers how neuroscience is already influencing the sentencing of defendants - especially young defendants - by revealing how the immature teenage brain is vulnerable to foolish and impulsive acts. D

2:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Sperm Whale"  Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg dissect a sperm whale's enormous organs to reveal the secrets of this 45-foot deep-sea giant that died stranded ashore on an English bay. Meanwhile biologist Simon Watt tracks whales in the Azores, and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins marvels at the gigantic teeth that have evolved in the lower jaw of the sperm whale.G

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Escaramuza: Riding from the Heart"  A team of first-generation Mexican American girls construct their identities through a romanticized equestrian tradition, while facing challenges at home, and escalating violence in Mexico. D

6:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Unfinished Spaces"  Fifty years after the Cuban Revolution, three architects resume their first project -- Cuba's National Art Schools -- left unfinished in 1965 when their creative visions came head to head with the political realities of the Revolution. D

7:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Tales of Masked Men"  Explore "lucha libre" and its role in Latino communities in the United States and Mexico. Part circus and part athletic contest, the sport, famous for its masked wrestlers, provides a sense of "home" for new immigrants in the United States. It also continues to expand and build on its unique cultural tradition in countries where it enjoys enduring popularity. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, do government shutdowns ever save taxpayers money or do they just cost us in the long run? And, NBR will have details on the proposed new rules for the coal industry. D

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Voces On PBS  "Unfinished Spaces"  Fifty years after the Cuban Revolution, three architects resume their first project -- Cuba's National Art Schools -- left unfinished in 1965 when their creative visions came head to head with the political realities of the Revolution. D

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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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