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August 25, 2017
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4:00 am 
Well Read  "Gerda Saunders / Memory's Last Breath"  Gerda Saunders joins us with her very personal book - Memory's Last Breath - based on the "field notes" she keeps in her journal about her life distorted by dementia. Coping with the complications of losing short-term memory, Saunders takes the reader and our viewers on a personal investigation of the brain and its mysteries, examining science and literature, and immersing herself in vivid memories of her childhood in South Africa. D
4:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "What Is The Doomsday Argument?"  Have we underestimated the risks of global catastrophe and human extinction? There is an odd argument that claims to justify end-of-the-world worries with raw statistics. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Inspiring Landscapes   This program portrays the natural beauty still to be found all over Japan by following the scenery and wildlife through the seasons. Today: Akiyoshidai, Yamaguchi. D
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   Daniel Barenboim, pianist and conductor explains how music has a unique power both at a personal and a political level and discusses his controversial Arab Israeli West Eastern Divan Orchestra. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Eclipse Over America"  Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona. D
7:00 am 
Aurora - Fire in the Sky   Examine legends about the origins and meaning of the aurora, the colorful glow that often brightens the night sky in Earth's polar regions. Investigate the myths of Finland's Saami, Alaska's Inuit, Canada's Native Americans and New Zealand's Maori. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Life on the Line  "It's About The Journey"  After a major snowboarding accident, Andre's athletic life completely changed when his left leg got amputated. But he hasn't let that slow him down. He becomes a triathlete and finds himself training for the biggest competition yet: the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. D
9:30 am 
On Story  "Treat Yo Self: A Conversation with Alan Yang"  Parks and Recreation and Master of None writer Alan Yang talks about making up for lost time, writing for the Harvard Lampoon, and putting stories from his personal life into the show. D
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The CCC In Idaho"  In the 1930s, Idaho was invaded. Roosevelt's Tree Army - the Civilian Conservation Corps - swept into the state's forests, rangelands and parks. Today, veterans of the CCC revisit the trails, bridges, picnic facilities and even a tunnel they constructed. The show reflects on how the CCC changed Idaho and a generation.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "The Dent Conference"  Steve Broback and Jason Preston, founders of the Dent Conference, discuss how they seek to inspire entrepreneurs, executives, and creatives at their annual gathering in Sun Valley.G
11:00 am 
Well Read  "Gerda Saunders / Memory's Last Breath"  Gerda Saunders joins us with her very personal book - Memory's Last Breath - based on the "field notes" she keeps in her journal about her life distorted by dementia. Coping with the complications of losing short-term memory, Saunders takes the reader and our viewers on a personal investigation of the brain and its mysteries, examining science and literature, and immersing herself in vivid memories of her childhood in South Africa. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "What Is The Doomsday Argument?"  Have we underestimated the risks of global catastrophe and human extinction? There is an odd argument that claims to justify end-of-the-world worries with raw statistics. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Eclipse Over America"  Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona. D
1:00 pm 
Aurora - Fire in the Sky   Examine legends about the origins and meaning of the aurora, the colorful glow that often brightens the night sky in Earth's polar regions. Investigate the myths of Finland's Saami, Alaska's Inuit, Canada's Native Americans and New Zealand's Maori. D
2:00 pm 
City in the Sky  "Airborne"  Examine the hidden army that keeps your plane safe, and explore just what it takes to keep the "city in the sky" functioning and safe between take-off and landing. Learn why flying has become safer than ever. 2 of 3G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Cold"  Only in the last 200 years have humans learned how to make things cold. Johnson explains how ice entrepreneur Frederic Tudor made ice delivery the second-biggest export business in the U.S. and visits the place where Clarence Birdseye, the father of the frozen food industry, experienced his eureka moment. 5 of 6G
6:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Sound"  At the Arcy sur Cure caves in northern France, Johnson finds the first traces of the desire to record sound 10,000 years ago. He also learns about the difference that radio made in the civil rights movement and discovers that telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell thought that the best use for his invention was long-distance jam sessions. 6 of 6G
7:00 pm 
The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements  "Into The Atom (1910-1960)"  Caught up in the race to discover the atom's internal parts, Harry Moseley uses newly discovered X-rays to put the Periodic Table in a whole new light. Glenn Seaborg creates a new element - plutonium - that changes the world forever. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Hurricane Harvey intensifies and its aftermath could ripple through the economy. Plus, our market monitor has a list of stocks he says could double their dividends. D
9:30 pm 
Asia Insight   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson  "Sound"  At the Arcy sur Cure caves in northern France, Johnson finds the first traces of the desire to record sound 10,000 years ago. He also learns about the difference that radio made in the civil rights movement and discovers that telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell thought that the best use for his invention was long-distance jam sessions. 6 of 6G

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August 25, 2017
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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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