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May 22, 2017
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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.
4:30 am 
Open Mind  "Tolerating Intolerance"  Guest: Teresa Bejan. Teresa Bejan of Oxford University talks about her new book, "Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration.". D
5:00 am 
Newsroom Tokyo   NULL
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   Kikuko Iwai is one of Japan's few art conservators, restoring masterpieces by Monet, Van Gogh, and Picasso. Iwai talks about her personal restoration techniques and passion for art conservation. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Animal Misfits"  These odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival, yet these apparent losers in the story of evolution somehow manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. This program reveals details about how evolution really works as it looks at the giant panda, purple frog, big-headed mole rat, three-toed sloth and flying fish.G
7:00 am 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1880s"  Despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London, desperate for work. When curious upper-class visitors are permitted to visit the slum as tourists, the participants realize how precarious their situation truly is. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Global Voices  "Here Comes Uncle Joe"  He is not their uncle, and his name is not Joe. But to the old ladies of An-dong, a rural community in southeastern Korea, Uncle Joe is almost the only contact they have with the modern world. As the young leave these rural areas to acquire higher education and to find high salary jobs in the cities, there are no services or people to support old people. D
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "A City Made of Stone"  What happens when a quiet sleepy corner of Idaho is finally discover- ed? What is lost and what is gained? Outdoor Idaho visits the silentCity of Rocks to assess the impact of "being discovered.". D
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Being Miranda July"  Director, writer, and artist Miranda July talks to host Marcia Franklin about her life and work. The conversation was filmed in September 2016 at the Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum, as part of an event sponsored by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. July discusses the inspirations for her work, her creative process, and how becoming a mother has changed her. Miranda July wrote, directed, and starred in the film "Me and You and Everyone We Know," which won a special jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival and the Camera d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Her most recent film is "The Future." July's novel,"The First Bad Man," was a New York Times bestseller, and her collection of short stories,"No One Belongs Here More Than You," won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. July is also known for her performance pieces.G
11:00 am 
Overheard with Evan Smith  "Timothy Simons, Actor"  Timothy Simons is an actor, comedian and writer who is best known for his work on HBO's television series Veep. His role in the series has gained him both an EWwy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. He's also appeared on The Interview, Christine and most recently Gold. D
11:30 am 
Open Mind  "Tolerating Intolerance"  Guest: Teresa Bejan. Teresa Bejan of Oxford University talks about her new book, "Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration.". D
12:00 pm 
Nature  "Animal Misfits"  These odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival, yet these apparent losers in the story of evolution somehow manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. This program reveals details about how evolution really works as it looks at the giant panda, purple frog, big-headed mole rat, three-toed sloth and flying fish.G
1:00 pm 
Victorian Slum House  "The 1880s"  Despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London, desperate for work. When curious upper-class visitors are permitted to visit the slum as tourists, the participants realize how precarious their situation truly is. D
2:00 pm 
Doc World  "One Child"  The 2008 Sichuan earthquake, China's deadliest disaster in three decades, killed 90,000 people, including more than 5,000 children. Losing a child is an immeasurable tragedy for parents anywhere, but in China the effect is compounded by the one-child policy. This means that if you lose your child, you're often losing your one and only child - and with it the totality of your life's emotional investment. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Chinese Couplets   Chinese Couplets is an intimate family story that reveals the impact of America's Chinese Exclusion Acts on one family, over two centuries in three countries on four generations of women. D
6:00 pm 
Of Race and Reconciliation   Of Race and Reconciliation chronicles the Chinese experience in America around the year 1885. That was the year the Chinese residents of Tacoma were forcefully expelled from the city against the backdrop of increasingly alarming and even violent tensions between American citizens caught in an economic downturn and Chinese immigrants seeking opportunity in "Gum San," or the Land of the Golden Mountains they had heard about in America. Of Race and Reconciliation producer Forrest Burger traveled through six states to take an unflinching look at this period in time, but also document how the tensions between American citizens and immigrant populations provide relevant lessons in today's political climate, and in Tacoma's case, how far efforts toward reconciliation have come. D
7:00 pm 
Life on the Line  "Baby Blue"  Each year in Egypt alone, 20,000 children are diagnosed with congenital heart disease. Roukaia, a 2-year old girl from Alexandria, Egypt, received her death sentence the day she was born. Watch as doctors from opposite sides of the globe work together to save thousands of cyanotic children who are waiting in a line that is ultimately longer than their lifetimes. D
7:30 pm 
On Story  "Queens of Comedy: A Conversation with Paula Pell"  With Saturday Night Live and the movies Sisters and This is 40 in her credits, Paula Pell is the queen of comedy. In this episode, Pell talks about her background in theater, creating characters that stick, and drawing from a funny family. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Ford replaces its CEO, but is it enough to reverse the automaker's stock decline? Plus, the high school whiz kids who may one day be the next Janet Yellen. D
9:30 pm 
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Of Race and Reconciliation   Of Race and Reconciliation chronicles the Chinese experience in America around the year 1885. That was the year the Chinese residents of Tacoma were forcefully expelled from the city against the backdrop of increasingly alarming and even violent tensions between American citizens caught in an economic downturn and Chinese immigrants seeking opportunity in "Gum San," or the Land of the Golden Mountains they had heard about in America. Of Race and Reconciliation producer Forrest Burger traveled through six states to take an unflinching look at this period in time, but also document how the tensions between American citizens and immigrant populations provide relevant lessons in today's political climate, and in Tacoma's case, how far efforts toward reconciliation have come. D

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May 22, 2017
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