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August 23, 2017
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11:30 am 
American Forum  "Trump and His America"  How has President Trump matched up to his promises to middle America as a candidate? What did major policymakers expect? Where are we now? A special report. D
12:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "A Will for the Woods"  Musician, folk dancer, and psychiatrist Clark Wang prepares for his own green burial, determined that his final resting place will benefit the earth. He has discovered a movement that uses burial to conserve and restore natural areas, forgoing toxic, wasteful funeral practices engineered to preserve the body at the ecosystem's expense. Clark, a spirited and charismatic advocate, sets out to save a tract of forest with the help of green burial pioneers and a compassionate local cemeterian. D
1:03 pm 
Highpointers   Two college-age women attempting to climb the highest peaks in 50 states meet their match in Wyoming. This warmly-told family film in the first to introduce the little known sport of 'highpointing," a quirky American hobby for nature lovers and climbers. Their quest turns more serious as they learn Wyoming's Gannett Peak is deep in wilderness territory. D
2:00 pm 
The Crowd & The Cloud  "Citizens4Earth"  Counting birds for more than 100 years generates data on a changing climate and there's an app for that: eBird. Surfer science using smart tech tracks ocean acidification and coastal temperatures in the Smartfin project, a recent startup. We spend "A Year in the Life of Citizen Science" including a Thanksgiving Monarch Butterfly Watch in California. Seasonal change is tracked by Latina and Native American teens in springtime in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and horseshoe crabs are surveyed in summer by retirees along mid-Atlantic coasts. In Uganda, World Bank economists and local partners generate data for sustainable development. The far-ranging potential of "Citizen Science in the Digital Age." Part 4 of 4G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Igliqtiqsiugvigruaq [Swift Water Place]   The story of the arctic village known as Igliqtiqsiugvigruaq ("swift water place"), located near present-day Kiana, began more than 200 years ago along the banks of the Kobuk River in northwestern Alaska. Here, the Inupiaq people trace their history back more than 10,000 years. Archaeologist Dr. Douglas Anderson and his wife Wanni W. Anderson of Brown University have studied this region and the Inupiaq for more than 50 years, uncovering the past and capturing the oral histories of those who came before. D
5:30 pm 
POV  "Tribal Justice"  Follow two Native-American judges who reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities and create a more positive future for their youth. D
7:00 pm 
Frontline  "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis"  The National Football League is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has covered up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players. In this special investigation, produced by former Idahoan Michael Kirk, FRONTLINE and prize-winning journalists Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada reveal the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Walmart and Google join forces to challenge Amazon and change the way we shop. Plus, there are 700 million reasons why you might want to buy a lottery ticket. D
9:30 pm 
Focus On Europe  "Fears of Losing Eu Workers"  Following the Brexit vote, fears are growing in Scotland that many EU citizens working in the country could decide to leave. Over 40 people were killed when a building was set on fire more than three years ago in Odessa. D
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Race to Nowhere   Called a "must-see movie" by The New York Times, Race to Nowhere exposes a silent epidemic plaguing America's schools. The one-hour documentary features the heartbreaking stories of students pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing and the relentless pressure to achieve, and shines a light on the price that achievement-obsessed kids pay for this "race to nowhere." Mother-turned-filmmaker Vicki Abeles chronicles her own family's intense schedule, taking viewers on an intimate journey into the center of the daily struggle to balance academic commitments and cultural expectations with healthy personal needs. D

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August 23, 2017
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