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September 24, 2017
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5:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Falconer and Author Helen Macdonald: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Falconer and author Helen Macdonald shares how a goshawk helped her soar above grief and loss and discusses her new PBS "Nature" documentary. Her memoir, "H is for Hawk," recounts the year Macdonald spent training a goshawk in the wake of her father's death and describes how the beauty and isolation of training the irascible bird helped her begin her life anew. The book was awarded the Samuel Johnson Prize and the Costa Book of the Year award.G
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend  "The Hate U Give"  Many best-selling books aimed at young adults are about fantasy, from the apocalyptic world of "The Hunger Games" to the teen vampires of "Twilight." But the latest blockbuster book deal for young readers between 12 and 18 years old is focused on a very real issue -- the shooting deaths of unarmed black teens by white police officers. The book is called "The Hate U Give," by first time novelist Angie Thomas, and after receiving positive reviews, it's been at the top of The New York Times young-adult bestseller list for the past six months. D
6:30 pm 
Destination Craft with Jim West  "Nepal"  Jim West travels to Nepal and the extraordinary Kathmandu Valley where master artisans teach paper and clay mask making, creating felted balls for clothes dryers, and crafting an extraordinary singing bowl. Jim also participates in Nepalese paper making and learns about traditional wood carving. He watches monks make sand mandala's in a Buddhist temple, and enjoys a cooking lesson from a special group of ladies. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Nature's Healing Power"  This episode features stories of Idahoans who have found strength and solace in nature as they confront illness and injury. It also shines a spotlight on four Idaho nonprofits that offer outdoor retreats for cancer survivors and disabled veterans - and the dedication of their volunteers.G
7:29 pm 
Dialogue  "Historian Fredrik Logevall"  Marcia Franklin is joined by historian Fredrik Logevall, who talks about how decisions made by American leaders before and during the Vietnam War still affect our country's foreign policy. Logevall, a Harvard professor of international affairs, won a Pulitzer in 2013 for his book, Embers of War, which examines how and why the U.S. went to war in Vietnam.G
8:00 pm 
Vietnam War  "Things Fall Apart"  Seeing the violence and brutality of the Tet Offensive unfold on television, Americans begin to doubt Johnson's promise of "light at the end of the tunnel." LBJ decides not to run again. The country is staggered by assassinations and unrest. 6 of 10G
9:30 pm 
Passing Bells  "2 of 2"  Michael and Freddie endure six days and nights of terror as British shells destroy their trenches. In the horror of those seemingly endless days, Michael is Freddie's rock, desperately assuring him that they'll make it out of there alive, even as his own hope secretly dwindles. As the shelling comes to an end and British soldiers go over the top, the tables are turned in the most horrifying way. D
11:00 pm 
The Tunnel: Sabotage  "S2 E2"  Learn why a soundbite from the plane's black box suggests a terrifying possibility. A surprising chain of events brings Karl and Elise closer to the abductors, but will they get to the Fourniers in time?. D
5:00 pm 
When I'm 65   Host David Brancaccio challenges longstanding myths about retirement and living longer, and explores changing attitudes toward work, debt, housing and the financial realities of the 21st century. The program presents a thorough examination of the issues, generational influences, and human behavior while providing useful information, potential solutions, and "can do" action plans for meeting retirement goals.G
6:00 pm 
Alzheimer's: The Caregiver's Perspective   According to the Alzheimer's Association, more than 15 million family members and friends provided 18.1 billion hours of unpaid care in 2015 to those with Alzheimer's and dementia. Alzheimer's is more than memory loss; it affects many generations and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. In ALZHEIMER'S: THE CAREGIVER'S PERSPECTIVE, caretakers share their diverse experiences of caring for loved ones in the world of dementia - from diagnosis to saying the long goodbye. D
7:00 pm 
Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor  "The 77-Day Siege of Khe Sanh"  The story of Bravo Company, First Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment is a tale of young men, untested, mostly new to Vietnam, who were trapped in one of the worst sieges in the history of American warfare.G
9:00 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
10:00 pm 
Alzheimer's: The Caregiver's Perspective   According to the Alzheimer's Association, more than 15 million family members and friends provided 18.1 billion hours of unpaid care in 2015 to those with Alzheimer's and dementia. Alzheimer's is more than memory loss; it affects many generations and is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. In ALZHEIMER'S: THE CAREGIVER'S PERSPECTIVE, caretakers share their diverse experiences of caring for loved ones in the world of dementia - from diagnosis to saying the long goodbye. D
11:00 pm 
Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor  "The 77-Day Siege of Khe Sanh"  The story of Bravo Company, First Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment is a tale of young men, untested, mostly new to Vietnam, who were trapped in one of the worst sieges in the history of American warfare.G
5:00 pm 
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly  "Oahu - Episode 1 - Horseback Riding, Lei-Making & Discovering Hawaiian Culture"  Join Colleen and the girls as they travel to the breath-taking gem of Oahu. On this stunning Hawaiian island, the family learns how to make the traditional lei, takes an exciting horseback ride through the beautiful Kualoa Ranch, and even attends a Starlight Lu'au. D
5:30 pm 
Curious Crew  "Inertia"  Spinning eggs and more! Explore how an object that is still or at rest will stay at rest, while an object in motion will keep moving unless another force acts on it. STEM Challenge: Making 'eggciting' safety restraints. Curious About Careers: Technology coordinator Michelle Massey and pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha. D
6:00 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Homemade Doughnuts"  Attention all doughnut lovers - this show is for you! Martha shares her invaluable techniques while preparing raspberry filled doughnuts, crisp apple fritters and the famous yeasted, sugarcoated doughnut from New Orleans known as a beignet. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Canning Classics"  Host Julia Collin Davison goes into the test kitchen with test cook Becky Hays to reveal the secrets to making classic strawberry jam at home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best canning tools. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate bread and butter pickles. D
7:00 pm 
Julie Taboulie's Lebanese Kitchen  "Falling for Fattoush"  Julie is falling for fattoush and you will be too. Her Lebanese peasant-style bread staple is sure to become your new favorite salad. This singular dish inspires Julie to visit a wonderful waterfall nearby where freshness fills the air and aspires her to make a light and lovely Lebanese meal. D
7:30 pm 
Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke  "Perfect Hog"  This show goes whole hog, with pork belly, chops, and pork loin. Up first, pastrami bacon-made by brine-curing pork belly, then rubbing it with a pepper-coriander pastrami rub and slow-smoking it over hardwood. An apple cider-based brine and a rum-spiked finishing glaze propel pork chops into the winner's circle. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Build It, Lighting, Mousetrap"  Nothing beats leftovers-Tom and Kevin use scrap heart pine to make a cutting board in "Build It." Scott transforms an overly bright room with LEDs. It's a trap! Roger takes the bait and shows off the best ways to prevent mice. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna"  Rick tiptoes through the palace of Maria Theresa and is dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. He picnics on the Danube, nibbles strudel in an old world cafe, reviews slinky Art Nouveau, and waltzes in three-quarter time to music by Johann Strauss.G
9:00 pm 
Born to Explore with Richard Wiese  "Namibia: Wild Cheetah"  Explorer Richard Wiese travels to Namibia to meet a woman who has dedicated her life to saving cheetahs from extinction-Dr. Laurie Marker, founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund. Richard tracks cheetahs on the Namibian plains and helps a medical team with a cheetah check-up. D
9:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Homemade Doughnuts"  Attention all doughnut lovers - this show is for you! Martha shares her invaluable techniques while preparing raspberry filled doughnuts, crisp apple fritters and the famous yeasted, sugarcoated doughnut from New Orleans known as a beignet. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Canning Classics"  Host Julia Collin Davison goes into the test kitchen with test cook Becky Hays to reveal the secrets to making classic strawberry jam at home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best canning tools. Finally, test cook Dan Souza shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate bread and butter pickles. D
10:30 pm 
Taste The Islands  "Pineapple Expressed"  Chef Thia and chef Irie prepare a menu with pineapple as the star in each dish. Starting with fresh made pineapple salsa, pineapple glazed pork with a mango and jicama salad, pineapple marmalade chicken skewers and finished with a new version of pineapple ginger cocktail. Co-host Lisa Lee chats with the reigning queen of soca music Alison Hinds. D
11:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul  "Julia Remembered"  Jacques takes a stroll down memory lane as he lovingly prepares dishes once enjoyed with his dear cooking companion Julia Child. Jacques' retrospective menu begins with a shucking lesson, the first steps towards an oyster chowder with potatoes, spinach and corn. Jacques then recreates Julia's classic South of France eggplant-tomato gratin, a dish with layers of rustic flavors. D
11:30 pm 
Travels with Darley  "Michigan's Upper Peninsula"  Explore the unique culture, food and history of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, otherwise known as the UP, including lighthouses, local food and brew pubs and parks in Sault Ste Marie, Mackinac Island and St. Ignace. D
5:00 pm 
The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations  "Bill Gates"  Listen in as Rubenstein interviews Microsoft co-founder Gates, who reflects on preaching "the gospel of software," getting the largest gift in history, the decision to lease software to IBM and how meeting Melinda changed his life. D
5:30 pm 
The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations  "Eric Schmidt"  Join Rubenstein as he interviews Eric Schmidt, Alphabet executive chairman. Schmidt discusses running the company, how the Google culture changed his views of leadership and advances at the company that may change the future. D
6:00 pm 
Latin Music USA  "Bridges"  The first hour traces the rise of Latin jazz and the explosion of the mambo and the cha-cha as they swept the U.S. from east to west, and infiltrated rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll through the 1960s. Then the Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York add elements from soul and jazz to son cubano and the plena from Puerto Rico to create salsa, which becomes a defining rhythm for Latinos the world over. Parts 1 and 2 of 4G
8:00 pm 
Ivy League Rumba   IVY LEAGUE RUMBA is a one-hour documentary showcasing today's Latin rhythms, which fuse temporary grooves with the power of traditionally rooted sounds. Filmed at the 2015 Brown University Latin Jazz and Pop Festival in Providence, R.I., the program captures the magical spontaneity of some of Latin music's top performers and explores the Latino influence on mainstream American music and world culture. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Never Say Quit"  Some people's passion for the outdoors keeps them in the field long after many of their colleagues retire. The show profiles a mountain climber, a glider pilot, a cowpuncher, a rawhide artist and a group of environmentalist hikers.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Falconer and Author Helen Macdonald: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Falconer and author Helen Macdonald shares how a goshawk helped her soar above grief and loss and discusses her new PBS "Nature" documentary. Her memoir, "H is for Hawk," recounts the year Macdonald spent training a goshawk in the wake of her father's death and describes how the beauty and isolation of training the irascible bird helped her begin her life anew. The book was awarded the Samuel Johnson Prize and the Costa Book of the Year award.G
10:00 pm 
Latin Music USA  "Bridges"  The first hour traces the rise of Latin jazz and the explosion of the mambo and the cha-cha as they swept the U.S. from east to west, and infiltrated rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll through the 1960s. Then the Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York add elements from soul and jazz to son cubano and the plena from Puerto Rico to create salsa, which becomes a defining rhythm for Latinos the world over. Parts 1 and 2 of 4G
5:00 pm 
6:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train: Submarine Adventure   When Buddy and his family want to follow some friends on an undersea fishing trip, the conductor unveils a new invention - the Dinosaur Train Submarine! On its maiden voyage, Otto Ophthalmosaurus guides the sub deep into the ocean using his big eyes that can see in the dark. Then, the family meets Shoshana Shonisaurus, an enormous marine reptile that's something between a dolphin and a whale, and Maisie Mosasaurus, a huge fast swimming lizard with flippers. Finally, the family watches small eggs hatch on the beach. D
7:00 pm 
Arthur  "Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties"  Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. D
7:30 pm 
Arthur  "Buster's Second Chance/Arthur and the Whole Truth"  With the help of a little time travel, Buster turns back the clock to see what his life would be like if he were a genius. But will a life winning science competitions mean a life without Arthur? Arthur isn't happy when he discovers that Buster has been telling him some white lies, even if it was just to spare his feelings. But can Arthur handle the harsh truth if Buster finally gives it to him?. D
8:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Molly's Dance Show"  The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. D
8:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Kindness Kid"  The Kindness Kid (Zachary Levi) visits Sesame Street to spread kindness and Grover wants to be a Kindness Kid too but every time he tries to do something kind, he fails. Chris helps Grover realize that just trying to help someone is actually being kind. D
9:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Be Kind to Your Worm"  Oscar participates in the Be Kind to Your Worm day activities because he knows it'll make his best friend Slimey happy. D
9:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Double-Crested Trouble/Erma and the Conductor"  While riding the Dinosaur Train, Buddy and Tiny meet Dylan and Devlin Dilophosaurus, twin brothers with amazing double-crests on their heads. Dylan and Devlin like to compete over everything from getting the best seat on the train, to being the best hunter. After Tiny and Buddy spend time with the brothers, they show them how working as a team can help them succeed while hunting! The Pteranodon family is on the Dinosaur Train headed to the Big Pond for a special nighttime treat - watching a meteor shower in the sky! Mr. Conductor stops to pick up Erma Eoraptor, his best friend, whom he's excited to spend time with that night. D
10:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Best Babysitter Ever/Plant A Tree"  Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don are excited that Keira Chirostenotes gets to babysit them for the night while Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon go out for a dinner on the Dinosaur Night Train. Keira shows the kids how a dead log's decomposition provides food and shelter for many living creatures. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Pteranodon are gleeful as they enjoy their date, exploring the Dinosaur Train's other compartments. D
10:30 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story"  Friends Help Each Other - Daniel spends the day at Katerina Kittycat's house. Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself for her stuffed animals! Katerina accidentally knocks the tea set on the floor, and is very upset that she ruined the party. Luckily, Daniel is a helpful friend and they reassemble the party together. D
11:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Trip To The Enchanted Garden/A Trip To The Crayon Factory"  A Trip to the Enchanted Garden - The Tiger family is making strawberry pancakes for breakfast this morning, but when Mom looks more closely in the kitchen, she realizes there are no more strawberries left. They all head to the Enchanted Garden, where Mom Tiger shows Daniel the strawberry patch. Daniel is very curious, and learns that if he looks closely, he may be able to answer his own questions about how strawberries grow and learn something new. D
11:30 pm 
Splash and Bubbles  "Mayor for a Day/Oblo from Down Below"  Mayor Sting has to attend a stingray migration, which will take him away from the reef. Dunk volunteers to fill in as the mayor for the day, thinking it will be an easy job, but has no idea what it takes to keep the reef thriving and safe. / When Bubbles goes looking for the ultimate mud puddle, she ventures down to the Deep, where Lu takes them to see a hydrothermal vent and meet some lipstick tubeworms and Oblo the blobfish. D

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