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December 4, 2011
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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 
Need to Know  "Help Wanted"  In its latest edition of "Help Wanted," coinciding with the release of the monthly jobs report, Need to Know revisits northern Ohio for an updated look at how many Americans WITH jobs are struggling to make ends meet because of the difficult economy. The show profiles: a teacher who was fired, then rehired at half-pay, and is now trying to avoid foreclosure; a factory worker with health problems who spent nearly a year and half without work before being rehired without benefits and for significantly less money; and a married couple who started their own contracting business but have little work and can't secure loans despite a very high credit rating. The couple suffered an additional setback recently when the wife had to undergo back surgery, further depleting their savings. D

12:30 am 

1:00 am 
Paving The Way: The National Park-To-Park Highway  "See America First"  A 5,000-mile barely-paved loop connects 11 crown jewels of the young National Parks system in 1920. Starting from Denver, this film follows in the tire tracks of the intrepid travelers as they explored Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Glacier, Mt. Rainier, Crater Lake and Lassen Volcanic national parks. Bill Painter narrates this special that includes photographs from the original tour. Part 1 of 2G

2:00 am 
Paving The Way: The National Park-To-Park Highway  "Welcome Home"  The conclusion continues the tour that touches General Grant (now King's Canyon), Sequoia, Zion, Grand Canyon and Mesa Verde national parks. Interviews with historians and other experts on the parks system, post-World War I roads and early automobile travel bring the era alive. Part 2 of 2G

3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel invites you to check out some great ideas from incredible K-12 classrooMs. You can't help but admire and be motivated by a school for deaf and blind children who work to their fullest potential every day. Watch as difficult vocabulary is woven into every part of a 5th grade classroom, and spend some time examining the new Common Core State Standards in middle school math and English. Amazing Classrooms - Florida School for the Deaf and Blind - Students are bussed in from their homes every week to attend this specialized school. D

4:00 am 
Dreamers Theater   The uplifting performance documentary DREAMERS THEATER follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, Va. D

4:30 am 
P.O.V.  "New Muslim Cool"  Puerto Rican-American rapper Hamza Perez pulled himself out of drug dealing and street life 12 years ago and became a Muslim. Now he's moved to Pittsburgh's tough North Side to start a new religious community, rebuild his shattered family and take his message of faith to other young people through hard-hitting hip-hop music. But when the FBI raids his mosque, Hamza must confront the realities of the post-9/11 world, and himself. D

6:00 am 
America at a Crossroads  "Dissonance and Harmony: Arabic Music Goes West"  The film follows an eclectic mix of Middle Eastern musicians from their own very specific turf in the Middle East to the United States. In Los Angeles, they collaborate with other gifted musicians from the West.G

7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Shayfeen.Com"  Get an intimate look at the recent multi-party elections in Egypt through the eyes of three women working to assure the election's legitimacy. The women provide unprecedented access to activists operating in and around the highest levels of both government and opposition groups. D

8:00 am 
Contrary Warrior: The Life and Times of Adam Fortunate Eagle   Contrary Warrior tells the story of Adam Fortunate Eagle, a contemporary activist, artist, author, ceremonial leader. At the age of five, his father dead and his mother unable to provide for eight children, Adam and his siblings are sent to an Indian boarding school where he spends his childhood. After graduating from Haskell Institute in Kansas he moves to San Francisco and becomes a successful businessman and the "perfect" urban Indian - a poster child for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. D

9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Jewel of the North"  The water is so clear and the colors so intense that people sometimes mistake photographs of Priest Lake for Hawaii! In the 1920's silent-movie star Nell Shipman came to the most northern of Idaho's big lakes to produce her silent films. Today the area is a magnet for campers, fishermen, rock climbers, skiers and anyone who loves magical settings. This is, truly, one of the world's beautiful lakes.G

9:30 am 
Dialogue  "James McPherson"  James McPherson is one of America's greatest Civil War historians. McPherson's Pulitzer Prize winning writing captures the drama of this era and his latest book, "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief," gives new insight into Abraham Lincoln's remarkable skill as a military leader. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with McPherson about Lincoln and why we are still fighting over some of the same issues we thrashed out in the Civil War 150 years ago.G

10:00 am 
Financial Fitness After 50! with Paul Merriman   Educator, author and money manager Paul Merriman offers a straightforward program to help the nation's 79 million baby boomers ready themselves for retirement despite today's financial uncertainties. Merriman's five life-changing choices to help grow and manage money into retirement include: Trust the academics, listening to experts who don't profit from a person's investments; use smart diversification by making use of historic data; minimize expenses; automate the process; add bonds to prevent making the wrong moves at the wrong time.G

11:30 am 

12:00 pm 
America at a Crossroads  "Dissonance and Harmony: Arabic Music Goes West"  The film follows an eclectic mix of Middle Eastern musicians from their own very specific turf in the Middle East to the United States. In Los Angeles, they collaborate with other gifted musicians from the West.G

1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Shayfeen.Com"  Get an intimate look at the recent multi-party elections in Egypt through the eyes of three women working to assure the election's legitimacy. The women provide unprecedented access to activists operating in and around the highest levels of both government and opposition groups. D

2:00 pm 
Contrary Warrior: The Life and Times of Adam Fortunate Eagle   Contrary Warrior tells the story of Adam Fortunate Eagle, a contemporary activist, artist, author, ceremonial leader. At the age of five, his father dead and his mother unable to provide for eight children, Adam and his siblings are sent to an Indian boarding school where he spends his childhood. After graduating from Haskell Institute in Kansas he moves to San Francisco and becomes a successful businessman and the "perfect" urban Indian - a poster child for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. D

3:00 pm 
Buddy Holly: Listen to Me   To celebrate what would have been Holly's 75th birthday in September, this tribute at The Music Box in Hollywood includes Stevie Nicks, Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, Raul Malo and Graham Nash rocking the house filled with superstar guests. All performers join in for the rousing finale rendition of "That'll Be the Day."G

4:30 pm 
Long Walk: Tears of the Navajo   In 1864, 8,000 Navajo men, women and children are marched at gunpoint to a barren reservation along the Texas border. This relocation is aimed at crushing American Indian resistance in the Southwest. Hundreds die on the march and during the years of isolation. Peter Coyote narrates.G

5:30 pm 
P.O.V.  "New Muslim Cool"  Puerto Rican-American rapper Hamza Perez pulled himself out of drug dealing and street life 12 years ago and became a Muslim. Now he's moved to Pittsburgh's tough North Side to start a new religious community, rebuild his shattered family and take his message of faith to other young people through hard-hitting hip-hop music. But when the FBI raids his mosque, Hamza must confront the realities of the post-9/11 world, and himself. D

7:00 pm 
America at a Crossroads  "Dissonance and Harmony: Arabic Music Goes West"  The film follows an eclectic mix of Middle Eastern musicians from their own very specific turf in the Middle East to the United States. In Los Angeles, they collaborate with other gifted musicians from the West.G

8:00 pm 
Legends of Folk: The Village Scene   Host Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul & Mary introduces vintage performances from Greenwich Village in the 1960s. The New York City area was the epicenter of the folk, folk rock and singer songwriter movements amid a neighborhood of cafes and coffee houses. The program features newly filmed interviews with Peter Yarrow, Tom Paxton, Michelle Phillips, Don McLean, John Sebastian, Maria Muldaur and John Cohen. Featured artists and songs include: Bob Dylan ("Blowin' in the Wind"), Simon & Garfunkel ("The Sound of Silence"), Peter, Paul & Mary ("If I Had a Hammer"), Joan Baez ("It Ain't Me Babe") and John Denver ("Leaving on a Jet Plane").G

9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "James McPherson"  James McPherson is one of America's greatest Civil War historians. McPherson's Pulitzer Prize winning writing captures the drama of this era and his latest book, "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief," gives new insight into Abraham Lincoln's remarkable skill as a military leader. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with McPherson about Lincoln and why we are still fighting over some of the same issues we thrashed out in the Civil War 150 years ago.G

10:00 pm 
P.O.V.  "New Muslim Cool"  Puerto Rican-American rapper Hamza Perez pulled himself out of drug dealing and street life 12 years ago and became a Muslim. Now he's moved to Pittsburgh's tough North Side to start a new religious community, rebuild his shattered family and take his message of faith to other young people through hard-hitting hip-hop music. But when the FBI raids his mosque, Hamza must confront the realities of the post-9/11 world, and himself. D

11:30 pm 
America at a Crossroads  "Dissonance and Harmony: Arabic Music Goes West"  The film follows an eclectic mix of Middle Eastern musicians from their own very specific turf in the Middle East to the United States. In Los Angeles, they collaborate with other gifted musicians from the West.G

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Mountain Time
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Sunday
December 4, 2011
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View Current
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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