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11:30 am 
Second Opinion  "Shingles"  NULL

12:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock"  Raised as an orphan and with an eighth-grade education, Daisy Bates forges a place for herself in Arkansas during the 1940s and '50s as a newspaperwoman fighting for black civil rights and as president of the state NAACP. She publicly supports and becomes guide and mentor for the nine black students who register to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, which culminates in a constitutional crisis - pitting a president against a governor.G

1:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Las Marthas"  This film follows a Mexican American girl and one from Mexico, both of whom are carrying on the tradition of an annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas, which was established in the aftermath of the U.S.-Mexico War. In a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration, the celebration serves as a reminder of the post-war tensions following the influx of Anglo migrants into Texas during the state's infancy.G

2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "You Can't Get There from Here"  This episode visits the town of Roosevelt, now under water; travels into the wilderness on the Selway River; descends into a secret cave; and profiles a wilderness pilot.G

2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Miss Representation"  Filmmaker Jennifer Seibel Newsom talks with host Marcia Franklin about making the documentary, Miss Representation, which explores how inaccurate portrayals of women by the media are connected to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.G

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Mystery of Easter Island"  A remote, bleak speck of rock in the middle of the Pacific, Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722. How and why did the ancient islanders build and move nearly 900 giant statues or moai, weighing up to 86 tons? And how did they transform a presumed paradise into a treeless wasteland, bringing ruin upon their island and themselves? NOVA explores controversial recent claims that challenge decades of previous thinking about the islanders, who have been accused of everything from ecocide to cannibalism. Among the radical new theories is that the islanders used ropes to "walk" the statues upright, like moving a fridge. D

6:00 pm 
Super Skyscrapers  "The Vertical City"  Shanghai Tower is a collection of businesses, services and hotels all in one place, fitting a population the size of Monaco into a footprint the size of a football field. When complete, the structure will dominate Shanghai's skyline, towering 120 stories over its neighbors as a testament to China's economic success and the ambitions of the city's wealthy elite. Part 3 of 4G

7:00 pm 
America Revealed  "Electric Nation"  Called the biggest, most complex machine in the world, Yul Kwon travels the country to understand how more than 200,000 miles of high-tension transmission lines deliver electricity to the nation and learn the intricacies and vulnerabilities of the system. He joins a live wire repair team who do their daring repairs from the side of a helicopter in flight, visits the country's largest coal mine, and rappels down the side of a wind turbine.G

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, says it won't earn as much money this year as many had hoped. What's holding Wal-Mart back? And, Facebook pays a whopping $ 16b for WhatsApp, a company few have heard of before today. How does it make money and who are the guys behind it?. D

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Super Skyscrapers  "The Vertical City"  Shanghai Tower is a collection of businesses, services and hotels all in one place, fitting a population the size of Monaco into a footprint the size of a football field. When complete, the structure will dominate Shanghai's skyline, towering 120 stories over its neighbors as a testament to China's economic success and the ambitions of the city's wealthy elite. Part 3 of 4G

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February 20, 2014
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