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April 23, 2017
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10:30 am 
Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve   Narrated by Peter Thomas (Nova), EDGE OF THE EVERGLADES: BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE tells the story of the massive, mysterious marshland that continues to inspire deep passions for - and bitter debate about - one of the last great wild places in the world. On the western edge of the Everglades, beyond the sawgrass prairies of the famed River of Grass, lies the cypress-studded marshland known as the Big Cypress Swamp. The vast wet wilderness - a mosaic of marshes, cypress trees, pinelands and prairies once slated to house the world's largest jetport - now stands as a testament to compromise. D
11:00 am 
Protecting Paradise: The Western Everglades   In 1947, the same year President Harry S. Truman established Everglades National Park, work began on a complex system of drainage canals that would change south Florida - and the swamp - forever. However, this threat to the cypress-studded marshland on the western edge of the Everglades inspired a groundswell of grassroots conservation efforts and propelled Collier County to the forefront of an environmental battle that would stretch all the way to the Supreme Court. Narrated by Peter Thomas (Nova), PROTECTING PARADISE: THE WESTERN EVERGLADES tells this story through historic photographs, vintage footage and interviews with leaders of the early conservation movement and biologists and environmentalists. D
11:30 am 
Start Up  "Plant Your Feet on the Ground!"  Gary and the crew travel to Pittsburgh to talk to John, the creator of "Pittsburgh Paragliding", a new business that's really taking flight for Pittsburgh tourism. Then they head to Chicago to meet with Brock and Prosper, who start "Vivid Braille" a new retail clothing store with a creative twist. And last they swing by Indianapolis to talk to Colin, who invented "The Garden Tower Project", and new way of growing fresh organic vegetables. D
12:00 pm 
12:30 pm 
Eyes on the Prize Then and Now: World Channel Special   Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now" is a half hour special that re-examines the groundbreaking documentary series, "Eyes on the Prize, " from the filmmakers' perspective, and the viewpoint of civil rights activists then and now. This intergenerational dialogue takes the civil rights movement and places it under a microscope - revisiting, reframing and re-asking key questions while contextualizing those issues in a contemporary way. With the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, the 60th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the recent national spotlight on issues of race, inequality and police brutality, the time has come to have such critical conversations about our storied past, present and future. D
1:00 pm 
Eyes on the Prize: World Channel Special  "The Time Has Come (1964-1966)"  After a decade-long cry for justice, a new sound is heard in the civil rights movement: the insistent call for power. Malcolm X takes an eloquent nationalism to urban streets as a younger generation of black leaders listens. In the South, Stokely Carmichael and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) move from "Freedom Now!" to "Black Power!" as the fabric of the traditional movement changes. D
2:00 pm 
Eyes on the Prize: World Channel Special  "Two Societies (1965-68)"  Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) come north to help Chicago's civil rights leaders in their nonviolent struggle against segregated housing. Their efforts pit them against Chicago's powerful mayor, Richard Daley. D
3:00 pm 
Eyes on the Prize: World Channel Special  "Power! (1966-68)"  The call for Black Power takes various forms across communities in black America. In Cleveland, Carl Stokes wins election as the first black mayor of a major American city. The Black Panther Party, armed with law books, breakfast programs, and guns, is born in Oakland. D
4:00 pm 
Eyes on the Prize: World Channel Special  "The Promised Land (1967-68)"  Martin Luther King stakes out new ground for himself and the rapidly fragmenting civil rights movement. One year before his death, he publicly opposes the war in Vietnam. His Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) embarks on an ambitious Poor People's Campaign. D
5:00 pm 
Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction   Late each autumn, hundreds of sea turtles strand on Cape Cod due to hypothermia. For more than 25 years, the New England Aquarium and the Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary have worked together to rescue, rehabilitate and release thousands of these sea turtles, mostly Kemp's Ridleys, the world's most endangered sea turtle. Over the last decade, the number of stranded turtles has steadily increased, but the late autumn of 2014 saw an unprecedented event as more than 1,200 cold-stunned sea turtles washed ashore. D
6:00 pm 
Idaho Reports   The Idaho Reports crew provides reporting and analysis of Idaho issues around the state and in Congress.G
6:30 pm 
Far Afield: A Conservation Love Story   FAR AFIELD: A CONSERVATION LOVE STORY is a documentary about conservation icon and author Bert Raynes. It's also a three-part love story involving Bert and his wife Meg, their love for Jackson Hole, Wyo., and their love for the environment. D
7:00 pm 
Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust   For Jews during the Holocaust, there wasn't much reprieve from the despair and horror surrounding them, but music-particularly that of violins, which hold an important role in Jewish culture-offered temporary solace and a glimmer of humanity. Violinists in concentration camps were sometimes treated better and even spared their lives because of their ability to play this important instrument. Narrated by Adrien Brody ("The Pianist" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel"), VIOLINS OF HOPE: STRINGS OF THE HOLOCAUST follows the journey of Israeli violinmaker Amnon Weinstein in his efforts to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust, and captures the lessons and highlights the music the instruments now bring to others. D
8:00 pm 
Making Light In Terezin   MAKING LIGHT IN TEREZIN tells the true story of how Jewish prisoners held in a concentration camp during World War II fought back against the Nazis - not with guns or bombs - but through song, dance and laughter. In 2005, Lisa Peschel, now a theater studies professor at the University of York, discovered a collection of cabaret scripts - "Laugh With Us"- originally written by four 20-year-old prisoners held in the Czech concentration camp of Terezin. Located outside of Prague, Terezin effectively served as a way station, housing Jews before the Nazis sent them to Auschwitz and other death camps. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Camp Rainbow Gold"  At the annual five-day camp in the Boulder Mountains, children who have been diagnosed with cancer have a chance to leave their illness behind and just be kids. It is a place where the staff receives lessons on life from the youngsters who participate.G
9:30 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."G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Hotel Armadillo"  You won't find this hotel on the beaches of Rio. Deep in the heart of the Brazilian wetlands, the mysterious and secretive Giant armadillo digs a new burrow every other night. Once this termite-eater moves on, it leaves behind one of the hottest plots of real estate in the tropical Pantanal for 80 species of diverse and ever-changing animal clientele. D
11:00 pm 
Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust   For Jews during the Holocaust, there wasn't much reprieve from the despair and horror surrounding them, but music-particularly that of violins, which hold an important role in Jewish culture-offered temporary solace and a glimmer of humanity. Violinists in concentration camps were sometimes treated better and even spared their lives because of their ability to play this important instrument. Narrated by Adrien Brody ("The Pianist" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel"), VIOLINS OF HOPE: STRINGS OF THE HOLOCAUST follows the journey of Israeli violinmaker Amnon Weinstein in his efforts to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust, and captures the lessons and highlights the music the instruments now bring to others. D

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