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August 30, 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.
12:00 am 
POV  "Presumed Guilty"  In 2005 an innocent man named Tono Zuniga is picked up off the streets of Mexico City, wrongly accused, convicted of murder, and sentenced to 20 years in prison. This is the story of two young Mexican lawyers and their struggle to free Zuniga.G

1:00 am 
Doha Debates, The  "This House has no confidence in Bahrain's promise to reform."  Bahrain's ruling family was dealt a blow last night after an audience made up of mainly young Arabs used a globally televised debate to say the monarchy was unlikely to make good their promise of reform. The motion was passed by a resounding 78% in favour and 22% against - a slap in the face for a government promising its people long-awaited political reform. The session, part of the eighth series of the award-winning Doha Debates, a leading platform for free speech in the Arab world, comes just weeks after an official investigation found that Bahraini government security forces had used excessive force and widespread torture against anti-government protesters earlier in the year. D

1:47 am 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D

2:00 am 

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   J.C. Watts (FMr. Congressman)/Daniel Wolff (author). D

3:00 am 
Lost Cave Temples   In this second National Geographic Special for public television, filmmaker Liesl Clark documents her husband, seven-time Everest summiter Pete Athans, and big-wall climber Renan Ozturk, who take on the job of climbing into the crumbling caves. They search for the nine legendary cave temples called "Kabumm." Hoping to preserve rare texts, the team is interrupted by a posse of local horsemen who object to the intrusion of a sacred area.G

4:00 am 
Newsline   NULL

4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   David Brody (CBN correspondent)/Melanie Lynskey (actress). D

5:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "Summer Classics Series/Guest: Jean-Guy Desjardins"  NULL

5:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Sugar"  Some consider sugar a reward for eating broccoli, others regard it as virtual poison. What role does sugar play in the national obesity epidemic? Find out what some communities are doing to confront sugar addiction. D

6:00 am 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Camel"  Mark Evans and Joy Reidenberg brave the baking desert to dissect a camel. They uncover the secret of the camel's hump and investigate how its elastic legs, stretchy lips and pedestal (a strange bump on its chest) are among the many surprising adaptations that enable the camel to thrive in such a dry and hostile environment. D

7:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Where Did We Come From?"  Scientists show how a supernova shock wave, sweeping through a cloud of dust and gas, could have played a part in forming the sun and planets. An English chemist has created conditions in which building blocks of RNA, probable precursor to DNA, assemble themselves naturally. After sucking human blood for millions of years, the DNA of lice hold a treasure trove of clues to human evolution.G

8:00 am 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Giant Squid"  This series shows experts performing dissection on some of nature's largest animals, including whales and lions. It attempts to uncover the secrets of the animals examined. Joy Reidenberg and Mark Evans fly out to New Zealand to join a team of experts and dissect a rare specimen of a giant squid and a bizarre octopus that inhabits the 'midnight zone' close to a mile deep, where there is no light at all. D

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   David Brody (CBN correspondent)/Melanie Lynskey (actress). D

10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   J.C. Watts (FMr. Congressman)/Daniel Wolff (author). D

11:00 am 
Scully/The World Show  "Summer Classics Series/Guest: Jean-Guy Desjardins"  NULL

11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Sugar"  Some consider sugar a reward for eating broccoli, others regard it as virtual poison. What role does sugar play in the national obesity epidemic? Find out what some communities are doing to confront sugar addiction. D

12:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Camel"  Mark Evans and Joy Reidenberg brave the baking desert to dissect a camel. They uncover the secret of the camel's hump and investigate how its elastic legs, stretchy lips and pedestal (a strange bump on its chest) are among the many surprising adaptations that enable the camel to thrive in such a dry and hostile environment. D

1:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Where Did We Come From?"  Scientists show how a supernova shock wave, sweeping through a cloud of dust and gas, could have played a part in forming the sun and planets. An English chemist has created conditions in which building blocks of RNA, probable precursor to DNA, assemble themselves naturally. After sucking human blood for millions of years, the DNA of lice hold a treasure trove of clues to human evolution.G

2:00 pm 
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

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Camel"  Mark Evans and Joy Reidenberg brave the baking desert to dissect a camel. They uncover the secret of the camel's hump and investigate how its elastic legs, stretchy lips and pedestal (a strange bump on its chest) are among the many surprising adaptations that enable the camel to thrive in such a dry and hostile environment. D

6:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Where Did We Come From?"  Scientists show how a supernova shock wave, sweeping through a cloud of dust and gas, could have played a part in forming the sun and planets. An English chemist has created conditions in which building blocks of RNA, probable precursor to DNA, assemble themselves naturally. After sucking human blood for millions of years, the DNA of lice hold a treasure trove of clues to human evolution.G

7:00 pm 
Inside Nature's Giants  "Giant Squid"  This series shows experts performing dissection on some of nature's largest animals, including whales and lions. It attempts to uncover the secrets of the animals examined. Joy Reidenberg and Mark Evans fly out to New Zealand to join a team of experts and dissect a rare specimen of a giant squid and a bizarre octopus that inhabits the 'midnight zone' close to a mile deep, where there is no light at all. D

8:00 pm 
Doha Debates, The   This House believes Turkey is a bad model for the new Arab states.G

8:48 pm 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D

9:00 pm 

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Where Did We Come From?"  Scientists show how a supernova shock wave, sweeping through a cloud of dust and gas, could have played a part in forming the sun and planets. An English chemist has created conditions in which building blocks of RNA, probable precursor to DNA, assemble themselves naturally. After sucking human blood for millions of years, the DNA of lice hold a treasure trove of clues to human evolution.G

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August 30, 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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