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August 24, 2012
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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.
8:00 am 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Ban College Football"  Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs? millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football?s inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have? Panelists: Buzz Bissinger, Malcolm Gladwell, Tim Green, Jason Whitlock. D

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 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

11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Rich State Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies"  Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. D

11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Why Science and Religion Think Differently"  Science and religion-each pursues Big Truth and offers total solutions. Science works. That's for sure. D

12:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions."  Women's prospects in the Middle East are brighter now than before the Arab revolutions, a young audience at the award-winning Doha Debates voted last night. The motion "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions" was resoundingly rejected 26% to 74% in a lively debate that repeatedly raised the question of whether women would face new restrictions from the rise of political Islam. In Tunisia, Islamists have already risen to power, while in Egypt the Muslim Brotherhood has emerged as the strongest political force with women losing around 50 seats in the new parliament. D

12:47 pm 
Meet Lex Gillette  "Medal Quest"  As a high school freshman, Lex Gillette started the long jump -- one of four Paralympic sports he now competes in. Lex talks about losing his vision as a young boy and says, "We had to figure out how we were going to move on from that." He shows MEDAL QUEST how he works with a guide to set up for his tremendous flying jumps. D

12:50 pm 
Blake Leeper: Intense Competitor  "Medal Quest"  Track athlete Blake Leeper talks about the intense level of competition in Paralympic sports and how he stacks up against two of the biggest names in racing: South Africa's Oscar Pistorius and America's Jerome Singleton. Leeper is one of the younger members of Team USA and began competing internationally less than three years ago. The level of competition -- the way top athletes focused in on winning -- was a revelation to him. D

12:53 pm 
Kortney Clemons: A Veteran's Journey  "Medal Quest"  Paralympic sprinter, long jump competitor and U.S. Army veteran Kortney Clemons talks about the IED that took his right leg and killed three of his friends in Iraq. Paralympic sports, he says, are just like the Olympics: "a very big deal. D

1:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "China Does Capitalism Better Than America"  For all appearances, China has emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, in stark contrast to its biggest debtor, America. China?s admirers point to its ability to mobilize state resources, quick decision-making and business-friendly environment as reasons for its economic ascendency. But can its brand of state-directed capitalism overcome rampant corruption and the threat of growing inequality, or will the American model of innovation and free markets prevail? Panelists: Orville Schell, Peter Schiff, Ian Bremmer, Minxin Pei. D

2:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Ban College Football"  Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs? millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football?s inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have? Panelists: Buzz Bissinger, Malcolm Gladwell, Tim Green, Jason Whitlock. D

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The  "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions."  Women's prospects in the Middle East are brighter now than before the Arab revolutions, a young audience at the award-winning Doha Debates voted last night. The motion "This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions" was resoundingly rejected 26% to 74% in a lively debate that repeatedly raised the question of whether women would face new restrictions from the rise of political Islam. In Tunisia, Islamists have already risen to power, while in Egypt the Muslim Brotherhood has emerged as the strongest political force with women losing around 50 seats in the new parliament. D

5:47 pm 
Meet Mackenzie Soldan - Everyone Was Cheering!  "Medal Quest"  Wheelchair tennis player Mackenzie Soldan talks us through last year's gold-medal match against teammate Emmy Kaiser in Guadalajara, Mexico. Soldan was surprised, at the Parapan American Games, by her own reaction: "It hit me, I'm playing for my country." It was a tough start for Soldan, as she lost the first set. D

5:51 pm 
Meet Paul Schulte - and We Shoot 3-Pointers, Too  "Medal Quest"  Paul Schulte, co-captain of the men's wheelchair basketball team, answers the questions everyone asks about his sport. "Blowing past someone on the baseline," "drop steps," "picks" -- the moves and strategies are the same for wheelchair basketball players. "And we shoot 3-pointers, too!" Schulte talks about getting "his" shot to click, and about Paralympians who "push themselves to the limits. D

5:53 pm 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D

6:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "China Does Capitalism Better Than America"  For all appearances, China has emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, in stark contrast to its biggest debtor, America. China?s admirers point to its ability to mobilize state resources, quick decision-making and business-friendly environment as reasons for its economic ascendency. But can its brand of state-directed capitalism overcome rampant corruption and the threat of growing inequality, or will the American model of innovation and free markets prevail? Panelists: Orville Schell, Peter Schiff, Ian Bremmer, Minxin Pei. D

7:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "Ban College Football"  Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs? millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football?s inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have? Panelists: Buzz Bissinger, Malcolm Gladwell, Tim Green, Jason Whitlock. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared U.S.  "China Does Capitalism Better Than America"  For all appearances, China has emerged unscathed from the global economic crisis, in stark contrast to its biggest debtor, America. China?s admirers point to its ability to mobilize state resources, quick decision-making and business-friendly environment as reasons for its economic ascendency. But can its brand of state-directed capitalism overcome rampant corruption and the threat of growing inequality, or will the American model of innovation and free markets prevail? Panelists: Orville Schell, Peter Schiff, Ian Bremmer, Minxin Pei. D

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August 24, 2012
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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.
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