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September 24, 2017
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7:30 am 
Watching Our Water: The Challenge to Keep It Clean   In the United States, battles over water rights invoke cliches of cowboys and farmers in shoot-outs. In recent years, droughts and lawn watering bans revive the question of quantity - is there enough water? Now, news of Flint, Michigan's contaminated municipal water supplies have people from Boston to Berkeley shifting the question from, "Will I have enough?" to "Is my water safe?" This special explores the vexing question of how pristine water high in the Rocky Mountains ends up as a floating chemical 'dead zone' in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and illuminates the challenges facing farmers, scientists and engineers.G
8:00 am 
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
8:30 am 
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
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Sandhill Cranes/Glide Wildflower Show/Zombie Survival Camp"  Sandhill crane specialist Gary Ivey with the International Crane Foundation based in Bend, Oregon, attaches satellite transmitters to the migrating birds and discovers an unexpected migration route.G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Portland - Cambridge"  A new team of Roadtrippers shares a desire to search for something bigger in life. Brooklyn, a self-proclaimed dreamer who left an unfulfilling job in New York City to move back in with her parents and eight siblings, hopes this Roadtrip will "jumpstart" her life. Elliott, a former high school English teacher, gets out of the classroom to explore a life around education, community and creativity. D
10:00 am 
Craft In America  "Borders"  Explore the relationships and influences Mexican and American craft artists have on each other and on our cultures. The program features traditional weaving and the creation of paper jewelry. D
11:00 am 
Restoration Neon   Through archival photos and footage, RESTORATION NEON presents the history of the neon signs from their first usage in Las Vegas in the late 1920s to present day. The film also offers an inside look at what it takes to bring these luminous historic icons back to life. Recognizing the importance of preserving these historically significant artistic monuments, the Neon Museum and its community partners and funders are restoring two neon signs essential to local Las Vegas history: the sign from the original Jerry's Nugget (a stalwart local casino now celebrating its 50th anniversary), and the sign from the Liberace Museum's former Tropicana location. D
12:00 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
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Tough Trains: Vietnam"  Zay Harding discovers the checkered and often-dangerous history of the Vietnamese railway. His perilous journey takes him to Hanoi, Hue, the DMZ and Ho Chi Minh City where he meets a general who led the final attack on the Presidential Palace during the Vietnam War. D
2:00 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
2:30 pm 
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3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Scam-A-Rama (Protect Yourself from Being Scammed)"  It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated. Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identify theft, pyramid schemes, and more. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Wilderness Medics; Tsunami; Crystal Springs"  NULL
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "Southern Stews"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, Brunswick stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brown rice. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for shrimp tools. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca"  Rick marvels at El Greco, pops some explosive pickles and rambles Spain's most awe-inspiring medieval walls. He drops in on a bachelorette party, with local troubadours. He slices and savors tasty jamon, strolls with the crowd, and grabs a front-row seat to enjoy Europe's most enchanting square.G
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

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