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August 20, 2013
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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.
3:00 am 
Global Voices  "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai"  The dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a global movement. Kenya's Green Belt Movement was founded by Maathai who is the first environmentalist and African woman to win the Nobel Prize. Using archival footage and first-person accounts, the film documents dramatic political confrontations of 1980s and 1990s Kenya and captures Maathai's infectious determination and unwavering courage through in-depth conversations with the film's subjects. D

4:00 am 
Newsline   NULL

4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Phil Jackson (NBA coach/author). D

5:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL

5:30 am 
European Journal   TBA. D

6:00 am 
Carrier  "All Hands"  On a bright May morning, more than 5,000 sailors and Marines bid farewell to their loved ones before the mammoth USS Nimitz pulls out of Coronado, California, and sets a course for Hawaii and beyond. Among the men and women who live and work on board are an airman who describes the ship as a small town; a pilot who considers the ship a powerful instrument of diplomacy; a sailor who questions "why we're fighting to defend someone else's freedom when we barely have our own"; a cook who dishes out 15,000 meals a day; and an airman who has just learned that his girlfriend is pregnant. D

7:00 am 
Carrier  "Controlled Chaos"  The men and women of the USS Nimitz live beneath the runway of a major airport. They sleep on the roof of a nuclear power plant. It's a perilous environment. D

8:00 am 
Faces of America  "Our American Stories"  This new miniseries uses the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore family histories of 11 well-known Americans, beginning with an examination of the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with new immigrants in the 20th century. Film director Mike Nichols' family escaped Nazi Germany. The forebears of Olympic skater Kristi Yamaguchi experienced World War II internment camps. American optimism, shaped a chance encounter for cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Part 1 of 4G

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Phil Jackson (NBA coach/author). D

10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Eva Mendes (actress). D

11:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL

11:30 am 
European Journal   TBA. D

12:00 pm 
Carrier  "All Hands"  On a bright May morning, more than 5,000 sailors and Marines bid farewell to their loved ones before the mammoth USS Nimitz pulls out of Coronado, California, and sets a course for Hawaii and beyond. Among the men and women who live and work on board are an airman who describes the ship as a small town; a pilot who considers the ship a powerful instrument of diplomacy; a sailor who questions "why we're fighting to defend someone else's freedom when we barely have our own"; a cook who dishes out 15,000 meals a day; and an airman who has just learned that his girlfriend is pregnant. D

1:00 pm 
Carrier  "Controlled Chaos"  The men and women of the USS Nimitz live beneath the runway of a major airport. They sleep on the roof of a nuclear power plant. It's a perilous environment. D

2:00 pm 
Faces of America  "Our American Stories"  This new miniseries uses the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore family histories of 11 well-known Americans, beginning with an examination of the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with new immigrants in the 20th century. Film director Mike Nichols' family escaped Nazi Germany. The forebears of Olympic skater Kristi Yamaguchi experienced World War II internment camps. American optimism, shaped a chance encounter for cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Part 1 of 4G

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Saving The Bay  "Marvel of Nature (Prehistory-1848)"  Robert Redford narrates this four-part miniseries that examines the largest estuary on the Pacific Coast of both North and South America, and the most invaded aquatic ecosystem in North America - California's San Francisco Bay. Photo-realistic animation illustrates the formation of the Bay following the last Ice Age. The episode introduces the first inhabitants of the shores, and continues through European exploration and settlement - Spanish, Russian and American. Part 1 of 4G

6:00 pm 
Saving The Bay  "Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906)"  San Francisco explodes into maturity as a major metropolis following the California Gold Rush. Establishing the infrastructure to support the instant city means radical change for San Francisco Bay. By 1900, the Bay is the center of a broad economic empire on the Pacific. Part 2 of 4G

7:00 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

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Best Buy was able to turn sharp losses into big profits. How did it engineer its comeback and can JC Penney take a page from its playbook? And, just six weeks until open enrollment. But will the new health exchanges be open for business by the deadline?. D

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Saving The Bay  "Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906)"  San Francisco explodes into maturity as a major metropolis following the California Gold Rush. Establishing the infrastructure to support the instant city means radical change for San Francisco Bay. By 1900, the Bay is the center of a broad economic empire on the Pacific. Part 2 of 4G

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Tuesday
August 20, 2013
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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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