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1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Team"  In the wake of Kenya's 2007 election violence, Kenyans scramble to produce a dramatic TV soap opera series about a fictional soccer team, hoping taboo storylines can bridge deep ethnic divisions. THE TEAM explores whether the lowliest of art forms can achieve the loftiest of ideals: transformative social change. D

2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Devil Never Sleeps"  Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo received a phone call informing her of the mysterious death of her wealthy Mexican uncle Oscar. Though officially ruled a suicide, Portillo's relatives claimed murder, offering several possible suspects, including a business partner, a ranch hand and Oscar's young widow, who stood to inherit everything. Traveling to Mexico, Portillo attempts to learn the truth about her powerful uncle. D

3:00 pm 
Black In Latin America  "Haiti & The Dominican Republic: An Island Divided"  In the Dominican Republic, Professor Gates explores how race has been socially constructed in a society whose people reflect centuries of inter-marriage, and how the country's troubled history with Haiti informs notions about racial classification. In Haiti, Professor Gates tells the story of the birth of the first-ever black republic, and finds out how the slaves's hard fought liberation over Napoleon Bonaparte's French Empire became a double-edged sword. D

4:00 pm 
Black In Latin America  "Cuba: The Next Revolution"  In Cuba, Professor Gates finds out how the culture, religion, politics and music of this island are inextricably linked to the huge amount of slave labor imported to produce its enormously profitable 19th century sugar industry, and how race and racism have fared since Fidel Castro's Communist revolution in 1959. D

5:00 pm 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience  "Ambition"  The Lincolns' Kentucky childhood homes are worlds apart: his a backwoods cabin, hers a wealthy slave-owning establishment. This story of their courtship sees Mary setting her heart on the raw, socially awkward Lincoln, saying later: "He'll be president of the United States one day. If I had not thought so I never would have married him." David Norse is the voice of Abraham Lincoln, and Holly Hunter the voice of Mary Todd Lincoln. Part 1 of 6G

6:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G

7:00 pm 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience  "Shattered"  As the Lincolns arrive in Washington in 1861, the country is breaking apart. The new president is unknown, untested and mistrusted; his wife is suspected of being a southern sympathizer. In the midst of national conflict, disaster strikes the Lincoln family - their son, Willie, dies. Part 3 of 6G

8:00 pm 
Visions of Ireland   A helicopter-mounted camera shares the vantage point of the Irish faeries of ancient lore for serene aerial views above the fog and mist, the remote Skellig Islands, the magnificent windswept Cliffs of Moher, and the perfect angle from which to kiss the Blarney Stone. The itinerary from Belfast to Galway to Dublin explores timeless country glens, abundant fishing ports, the famous golf courses of counties Kerry and Cork, and more, all the way to Tipperary, all set to a soundtrack that includes the fiddles and pipes of traditional jigs and reels and modern Celtic rock.G

9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Nuclear Power After Fukushima Daiichi"  Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with John Grossenbacher, the director of the Idaho National Laboratory about what scientists have learned from the Fukushima Daiichi disaster and what might be the future of nuclear power.G

10:00 pm 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience  "Ambition"  The Lincolns' Kentucky childhood homes are worlds apart: his a backwoods cabin, hers a wealthy slave-owning establishment. This story of their courtship sees Mary setting her heart on the raw, socially awkward Lincoln, saying later: "He'll be president of the United States one day. If I had not thought so I never would have married him." David Norse is the voice of Abraham Lincoln, and Holly Hunter the voice of Mary Todd Lincoln. Part 1 of 6G

11:00 pm 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience  "We Are Elected"  The Lincoln marriage is both tempestuous and passionate: she has a temper; he suffers bouts of depression. But they share a powerful political ambition that sends Abraham to the House of Representatives and later, with the country splitting apart over slavery, sees him run for president. Part 2 of 6G

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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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