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August 3, 2012
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2:00 am 

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Alan & Marilyn Bergman (songwriters) Pt. 1. D

3:00 am 
Barnstorming   In the 1920s and 1930s, gypsy "barnstorming" pilots would set down their single-engine planes in a field and invite farmers, townspeople and children to experience flight for the first time. In 1999, modern-day barnstormers Andrew King and Frank Pavliga revived this tradition when they landed their antique airplanes on an eastern Indiana alfalfa field and treated the farmer's two sons to their first flights. The pilots returned year after year, each time bringing with them other pilots with their own vintage airplanes. D

3:49 am 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D

4:00 am 
Newsline   NULL

4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Alan & Marilyn Bergman (songwriters) Pt. 2. D

5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies"  Guest: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee. Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee , an oncologist and medical researcher at Columbia University, has written a comprehensive book examining the history of cancer. Through the stories of several cancer patients and researchers who have made great strides in understanding and fighting the disease, Mukherjee sounds an optimistic note about future medical advances in understanding and fighting cancer. D

5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Do General Principles Govern All Science?"  NULL

6:00 am 
Churchill  "Destiny/The Lion's Roar/The Last Prize"  Sir Ian McKellen narrates this examination of the complex man behind the legends. The first segment tells of his early life, his search for glory on the battlefield and political rise and fall. Then Churchill rises to meet history in 1939 to lead Britain as Prime Minister throughout World War II.G

8:47 am 
My Goal - Gold for My Country  "Medal Quest"  MEDAL QUEST kicks off with an introduction to "the best athletes in the world" -- the elite athletes of the Paralympic Games. Competing in sports as different as wheelchair basketball, archery, judo, cycling, and more, these American athletes personify the grit, the strategy, and the skill it takes to go for the gold. Watch the video, hear these athletes' stories, and see them compete around the world, as they prepare for the London Games, starting August 29, 2012. D

8:54 am 
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

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Gold Rush Days and Ghost Towns"  Thousands of gold seekers pour into Idaho Territory in the 1860s constructing instant cities in rugged terrain. This look at the past and present of these towns - some only a memory, others active county seats - includes interviews with descendants of the miners of yesteryear.G

11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies"  Guest: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee. Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee , an oncologist and medical researcher at Columbia University, has written a comprehensive book examining the history of cancer. Through the stories of several cancer patients and researchers who have made great strides in understanding and fighting the disease, Mukherjee sounds an optimistic note about future medical advances in understanding and fighting cancer. D

11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Do General Principles Govern All Science?"  NULL

12:00 pm 
Churchill  "Destiny/The Lion's Roar/The Last Prize"  Sir Ian McKellen narrates this examination of the complex man behind the legends. The first segment tells of his early life, his search for glory on the battlefield and political rise and fall. Then Churchill rises to meet history in 1939 to lead Britain as Prime Minister throughout World War II.G

2:47 pm 
Meet Allison Jones - Sign Me Up!  "Medal Quest"  Allison Jones tells the story of how she came to Paralympic cycling -- and how cool it is to hear crowds chant "USA!!" while she competes. A multi-sport competitor, Allison has competed in the last five Paralympics, Summer and Winter, winning medals in skiing as well as bicycling. Her focus now, every day: "the end game for London. D

2:50 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

2:53 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

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Churchill  "Destiny/The Lion's Roar/The Last Prize"  Sir Ian McKellen narrates this examination of the complex man behind the legends. The first segment tells of his early life, his search for glory on the battlefield and political rise and fall. Then Churchill rises to meet history in 1939 to lead Britain as Prime Minister throughout World War II.G

7:47 pm 
Competitive Spirit  "Medal Quest"  Athletes from a range of sports: sprinting, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, cycling, discuss, and more - agree: It all comes down to heart. D

7:50 pm 
Meet Greta Neimanas - Training Is A Full Time Job  "Medal Quest"  Paralympic cyclist Greta Neimanas takes us through her "full time job" -- the tough training for the Games. It's a roller-coaster of ups and downs, with days that are "grueling" and some that are "effortless.". D

7:52 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

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "West Texas"  In the state capital of Austin, Zay Harding explores everything from rattlesnake hotdogs to bingo with chickens. He checks out the Alamo at San Antonio, spends a night in a haunted hotel and travels to El Paso where he treks into the desert along the old Butterfield trail. He follows Route 66 in a 1960s Mustang and competes in Amarillo's steak-eating challenge.G

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August 3, 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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