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October 21, 2013
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7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Marcia Franklin talks with historian Nathaniel Philbrick, the speaker at this year's Idaho Humanities Council Distinguished Humanities Lecture. Philbrick is the author of numerous books, including most recently Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution, which looks at the deadliest battle of the American Revolution and how it influenced the birth of our country. A sailor, Philbrick is also known for his book, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which introduced readers to the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. It won the National Book Award in 2001, and was the basis for an American Experience documentary on PBS in 2011.G

8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Burrowing Shrimp, Train Mountain, Taylor's Checkerspot Butterfly"  The small creatures help keep Oregon bays and estuaries clean but one species is at risk. Then, the episode jumps aboard a 15-mile mini-railroad paradise.G

8:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Nicaragua - Culturally Rich and Naturally Beautiful"  Joseph visits Nicaragua and discovers the untouched beauty of the land and a population ready to embrace travelers. In spite of a history of trials and tribulation, today Nicaraguans are a people filled with good cheer and gifted with open hearts. Long overlooked by tourists, the country has preserved what is a treasure chest full of surprising attractions. D

9:00 pm 
Ribbon of Sand   This film from John Grabowska looks at one of the world's last natural barrier island systems among the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the area is protected from commercial development, it is also doomed to change, perhaps disappear.G

9:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"  Art rafts down the Kongakut River to document the untamed wilderness. He turns his lens on the delicate birds and animals for which the refuge is a vital habitat.G

10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn"  Zay Harding takes off for island hopping from Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island.G

11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G

11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Historian Nathaniel Philbrick"  Marcia Franklin talks with historian Nathaniel Philbrick, the speaker at this year's Idaho Humanities Council Distinguished Humanities Lecture. Philbrick is the author of numerous books, including most recently Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution, which looks at the deadliest battle of the American Revolution and how it influenced the birth of our country. A sailor, Philbrick is also known for his book, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which introduced readers to the true story behind Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. It won the National Book Award in 2001, and was the basis for an American Experience documentary on PBS in 2011.G

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