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June 22, 2013
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9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Prisons and the Mentally Ill - In the U.S. the largest institutions housing the mentally ill are jails. On any given day Cook County jail in Chicago holds about 10,000 inmates and on average one in four is suffering from some kind of mental illness. D

10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "The Revolutionary Optimists"  Children in the slums of Calcutta are starting a revolution. Called to action by visionary former attorney Amlan Ganguly, the 'Daredevils' have already made radical health and sanitation improvements in one of the city's poorest slums -- awakening a neglected populace to the real possibility of change. D

11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Palisades By Season"  Experience the seasons in eastern Idaho's Palisades on the South Fork of the Snake River near the Wyoming border. With a reservoir, prize river fishing spots and more than 400,000 acres of wildlands in the region, each season brings a new attraction. Cameras follow biologists and nesting eagles, fishing enthusiasts, a huckleberry gatherer, and winter wildlife watchers.G

11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Good Summer Reading 2012"  Marcia Franklin interviews authors Kim Barnes and Tim Cahill, who discuss their own work and writing styles, and recommend books for long summer days. Other favorite reading choices for summer have been submitted by viewers. Barnes is a University of Idaho English professor and author of five books. Cahill is a founding editor of Outside Magazine and author of 10 books.G

12:00 pm 
John D. Rockefeller: American Experience   For decades, the Rockefeller name was despised in America -- associated with John D. Rockefeller Sr.'s feared monopoly, Standard Oil. By the end of his life, Rockefeller had given away half his fortune -- but even his vast philanthropy could not erase the memory of his predatory business practices. D

2:00 pm 
John Portman: A Life of Building   JOHN PORTMAN: A LIFE OF BUILDING examines the work and legacy of one of the world's most daring and influential architects. Over the last 45 years, John Portman's iconic urban structures and eye-popping interiors steadily rose in 60 cities across four continents, helping redefine cityscapes in the United States and skylines in Asia. Once considered a maverick because he eschewed long-accepted industry standards, critics and leading architecture schools now fully embrace Portman's design approach, which emphasizes function, purpose and sensory experience. D

3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Human Trafficking as a domestic and foreign issue. WE speak with DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano. The SNAP Challenge: For one week almost 30 congressmen and women tried to dine for less then 5 dollars per day. D

3:30 pm 
Asia Insight   NULL

4:00 pm 
European Journal  "Attacks On British Muslims Grow"  Great Britain: Social Unease in London - The number of violent attacks on Muslims has risen sharply in Great Britain. Police are currently investigating two fires that broke out at separate Islamic sites in London. Fear of revenge attacks has been growing since the murder of soldier Lee Rigby last month. D

4:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "United States of Alec: A Follow-Up"  This week, Moyers & Company (check local listings) follows up and expands on a breakthrough 2012 report on the most influential corporate-funded political force most of us have never heard of - ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a "nonpartisan public-private partnership". But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge. D

6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Palisades By Season"  Experience the seasons in eastern Idaho's Palisades on the South Fork of the Snake River near the Wyoming border. With a reservoir, prize river fishing spots and more than 400,000 acres of wildlands in the region, each season brings a new attraction. Cameras follow biologists and nesting eagles, fishing enthusiasts, a huckleberry gatherer, and winter wildlife watchers.G

6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Good Summer Reading 2012"  Marcia Franklin interviews authors Kim Barnes and Tim Cahill, who discuss their own work and writing styles, and recommend books for long summer days. Other favorite reading choices for summer have been submitted by viewers. Barnes is a University of Idaho English professor and author of five books. Cahill is a founding editor of Outside Magazine and author of 10 books.G

7:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. This week Need to Know travels to Tucson, Arizona, where a years-long dispute over a Mexican-American studies program has tensions high; supporters say it has helped re-engage at risk students and improved their test scores. Opponents contend it encourages subversive thinking. D

7:30 pm 

8:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "90 Miles"  Probing and thoughtful, Juan Carlos Zaldvar's 90 Miles is a personal memoir that offers a rare glimpse into Cuba, a country as mythologized to Americans as the United States is to the rest of the world. The Cuban-born filmmaker recounts the strange fate that brought him as a teenage communist to exile in Miami in 1980 during the dramatic Mariel boatlift. Zaldvar uses news clips, family photos and home movies to depict the emotional journey of an immigrant father and son struggling to understand the historical and individual forces shaping their relationships and identities in a new country. D

9:30 pm 
Visa Dream   VISA DREAM tells the touching story of one family's experience gaining entry into the United States. Representatives from the U.S. Consulate demystify the visa process and illuminate the reasons why they approve some applications - and deny others. D

10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "United States of Alec: A Follow-Up"  This week, Moyers & Company (check local listings) follows up and expands on a breakthrough 2012 report on the most influential corporate-funded political force most of us have never heard of - ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a "nonpartisan public-private partnership". But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge. D

11:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL

11:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group   Topics: G-8 Speaks Out on Syria; Did Ben Bernanke Get the Boot? Panelists: Pat Buchanan, Author & Columnist; Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek. D

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June 22, 2013
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