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April 23, 2017
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Dialogue  "The Making of "An American Conscience""  Marcia Franklin talks with Martin Doblmeier and Andrew Finstuen, the director and co-producer of "An American Conscience: Reinhold Niebuhr," a documentary about the man many have called the most important public theologian of the twentieth century. Franklin talks with Doblmeier and Finstuen, a professor of history at Boise State University, about why they wanted to make the documentary, Niebuhr's contributions to American history, and his relevance to current times.G
8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Mountaintop views, Idaho history and the value of human eyes searching the woods below bring the story of the state's forest lookouts into focus. IdahoPTV producer John Crancer traces Idaho's forest lookouts from 1902 to the present while visiting many of the remaining ones from North Idaho into the mountains of the central and southwest parts of the state. The show visits with people collecting, preserving and rebuilding the histories of Idaho lookouts. It also travels to the ends of roads and trails to meet people who are still spending their summers watching for fires in one of the 50 to 60 lookouts still used for fire detection.G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "The Long Road Home"  After 34 interviews and several thousand miles on the odometer, it's the end of the road and the road-trippers have one interview left. In Milwaukee, WI, they interview Will Allen, founder and CEO of Growing Power, a nonprofit that proves local food systems can create jobs, improve the health of the community, fight racism, and bring urban and rural communities together. Will shares his journey from sharecroppers' son to basketball player and back to farming. D
10:00 am 
Wild Venice   With its picturesque palaces, churches and canals, Venice is one of the most scenic and romantic destinations in the world. It attracts millions of visitors every year, but the city also lives a surprising double life: it sits at the heart of an expansive lagoon landscape with an exceptionally diverse wildlife population. Using magnificent atmospheric photography, the documentary WILD VENICE reveals the unexpected natural glories of the world's most beautiful man-made environment. D
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Holocaust Escape Tunnel"  In the heart of Lithuania, a Holocaust secret lies buried.? A team of archaeologists probes the ruins of a Nazi death camp to find the truth behind tales of a tunnel dug by desperate Jewish prisoners and their daring escape. D
12:00 pm 
An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story   Reinhold Niebuhr, best known as the author of his Serenity Prayer, is profiled through photographs, recordings, and interviews with his former students, his daughter, and eminent public figures including New York Times writer David Brooks, Civil Rights icon Andrew Young, Susannah Heschel and others. Academic experts discuss stories and insights that are critical to preserving and portraying Niebuhr's seminal role in American life.G
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Tough Trains: The Transcontinental Railroad, USA"  This episode takes on one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th Century - the Transcontinental Railroad. Intrepid traveler Zay Harding explores the rich history of railroads on this incredible 3, 000-mile journey across America. Traveling from the Atlantic to the Pacific, through four time zones and 12 states, we experience some of the most epic landscapes and stunning scenery that North America has to offer. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "The Making of "An American Conscience""  Marcia Franklin talks with Martin Doblmeier and Andrew Finstuen, the director and co-producer of "An American Conscience: Reinhold Niebuhr," a documentary about the man many have called the most important public theologian of the twentieth century. Franklin talks with Doblmeier and Finstuen, a professor of history at Boise State University, about why they wanted to make the documentary, Niebuhr's contributions to American history, and his relevance to current times.G
2:30 pm 
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3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Building Your Business Online"  In today's world, great tools are available for you to build a business online. The Biz Kids investigate the advantages and potential pitfalls in Internet businesses. See the success of a young graphic designer, a nine-year-old who sells bath salts, and two teens who built a social networking site. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Mt. Hood's Volcanic Past"  Lava flows and ghost forests show vividly that Mt. Hood's not the only volcano on the site, there are many more right on the flanks of the mountain itself.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "American Classics with a Twist"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make frosted meatloaf at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of frozen pizzas. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to apple pie with cheddar cheese crust. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Germany's Frankfurt and Nurnberg"  Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt - with so much commerce it's nicknamed "Bankfurt" - has a delightful-to-explore old center. Rick also visits Nurnberg, a capital for both the First Reich (the Holy Roman Empire) and the Third. From its towering castle and playful fountains to its Nazi Documentation Center and maze of underground bomb shelters, Nurnberg is a fascinating study in contrasts. D
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Holocaust Escape Tunnel"  In the heart of Lithuania, a Holocaust secret lies buried.? A team of archaeologists probes the ruins of a Nazi death camp to find the truth behind tales of a tunnel dug by desperate Jewish prisoners and their daring escape. D
6:00 pm 
The Great War: American Experience  "Part 2"  Follow America's entry into the war as patriotism sweeps the nation, stifling free speech and dissent. A diverse group of men becomes the country's first mass conscripted army, while women continue to demand the vote. D
8:00 pm 
Grand Coulee Dam: American Experience   Grand Coulee was more than a dam; it was a proclamation. In the wake of the Great Depression, America turned from private enterprise to public works - not simply to provide jobs, but to restore faith. The ultimate expression of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, Grand Coulee played a central role in transforming the Northwest; it was the largest hydroelectric power producing facility in the world when it was completed in March 1941.G
9:00 pm 
First Peoples  "Australia"  When Homo sapiens arrived in Australia, they were - for the first time - truly alone, surrounded by wildly different flora and fauna. How did they survive and populate a continent? There is a close cultural and genetic link between the First Australians and modern-day Aborigines -- the ancient and modern story intersect here as nowhere else in the world. The secret to this continuity is diversity. D
10:00 pm 
The Great War: American Experience  "Part 2"  Follow America's entry into the war as patriotism sweeps the nation, stifling free speech and dissent. A diverse group of men becomes the country's first mass conscripted army, while women continue to demand the vote. D

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