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August 9, 2017
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4:00 am 
4:30 am 
American Forum  "The Perils of Presidential Ambition"  Historian John Farrell on his new evidence that President Richard Nixon sabotaged Vietnam peace talks in 1968. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Douglas Blackmon.G
5:00 am 
Newsroom Tokyo   NULL
5:45 am 
Direct Talk   Salman Khan is an American entrepreneur who founded Khan Academy, an online educator with a free learning platform and videos used by 50-million people. Khan discusses the future of education. D
6:00 am 
America ReFramed  "By The River of Babylon"  An Elegy for South Louisiana looks at the disappearing culture and environment in Southwest Louisiana: its marshlands and man's calamitous engineering mistakes, and the unique habitat that gave rise to the Cajun and Creole, music, culture and people left in its wake. With compelling footage and expert commentary from Bob Marshall, a local Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, among others, the film documents the facades and interiors of a good number of famed but decaying dance halls. Riveting performances by leading Zydeco proponents such as Clifton Chenier and Beau Jocque are juxtaposed by thorough and thoughtful explanations such as the rapacious dredging of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet through wetlands to give oil tankers direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. D
7:00 am 
My Louisiana Love   The relationship between the oil industry and Native Americans in the Mississippi Delta is explored.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Boys of '36: American Experience   Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Inspired by #1 best-seller The Boys in the Boat, the film follows the underdog team that took the nation by storm when they captured gold. D
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "War of the Weeds"  Like it or not, we are fighting a war that may not be winnable. Invaders with strange sounding names -- rush skeletonweed, Eurasian water milfoil, leafy spurge, spotted knapweed -- are costing Americans billions of dollars each year, and the end is nowhere in sight. These invasive species will change the way we work and play in the outdoors.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Author Claire Vaye Watkins"  Author Claire Vaye Watkins discusses her award-winning short-story collection "Battleborn" and novel "Gold, Fame, Citrus."G
11:00 am 
11:30 am 
American Forum  "The Perils of Presidential Ambition"  Historian John Farrell on his new evidence that President Richard Nixon sabotaged Vietnam peace talks in 1968. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Douglas Blackmon.G
12:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "By The River of Babylon"  An Elegy for South Louisiana looks at the disappearing culture and environment in Southwest Louisiana: its marshlands and man's calamitous engineering mistakes, and the unique habitat that gave rise to the Cajun and Creole, music, culture and people left in its wake. With compelling footage and expert commentary from Bob Marshall, a local Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, among others, the film documents the facades and interiors of a good number of famed but decaying dance halls. Riveting performances by leading Zydeco proponents such as Clifton Chenier and Beau Jocque are juxtaposed by thorough and thoughtful explanations such as the rapacious dredging of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet through wetlands to give oil tankers direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. D
1:00 pm 
My Louisiana Love   The relationship between the oil industry and Native Americans in the Mississippi Delta is explored.G
2:00 pm 
The Crowd & The Cloud  "Citizens + Scientists"  Citizen scientists track air and water pollution at fracking sites in windswept Wyoming and five other states, using simple but science-based techniques developed by the "Bucket Brigade." On idyllic East Coast trout streams, volunteers from Trout Unlimited monitor water quality regularly, generating baseline data that will prove invaluable in the event of future pollution events. Community members connected with professional researchers to tackle Flint's drinking water crisis and now the same is happening in Philadelphia and other cities. In China, citizens use government data and a unique mobile app to report environmental crimes. When citizens and scientists partner, it's a win-win for all concerned. Part 2 of 4G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
DW News   NULL
5:00 pm 
Powder & The Glory   Immigrants Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein some 100 years ago begin to transform cosmetics from a mark of "easy virtue" into a necessity, giving women what they wanted: youth and beauty. Bitter rivals for 50 years, they refuse to meet, yet together they define the business of beauty, revolutionize marketing, and sell both lipstick and a lifestyle. Jane Alexander narrates.G
6:30 pm 
POV  "Iris"  Meet Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who's had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. Albert Maysles' film shows a woman with an inspirational enthusiasm for fashion, art and people.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, can Amazon's Alexa help older Americans stay healthy? Plus, did Disney take the first step to changing television as we know it?. D
9:30 pm 
Focus On Europe  "Lithuania: Fencing In Russia's Kaliningrad"  A legacy of the Bosnian War, hundreds of thousands of mines left in the soil of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Lithuania is securing its border to Russia's Kaliningrad exclave with a two-meter-high fence. D
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
A Harpist's Legacy: Ann Hobson Pilot and the Sound of Change   This compelling documentary follows Ann Hobson Pilot's trailblazing journey as the first black female principal player in a major symphony orchestra and also as an international soloist, teacher, mentor and driving force behind music-education programs for underserved minorities. Her professional journey increases racial diversity and shifts in attitudes toward musicians of color in the classical music world.G
11:30 pm 
POV  "Iris"  Meet Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who's had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. Albert Maysles' film shows a woman with an inspirational enthusiasm for fashion, art and people.G

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Wednesday
August 9, 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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