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August 21, 2013
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2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Phil Jackson (NBA coach/author). D

3:00 am 
Global Voices  "Cuba: An African Odyssey Part 1"  From Che Guevara's military campaign to avenge Lumumba in the Congo up to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, 300,000 Cubans fought alongside African revolutionaries. CUBA, AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY is the previously untold story of Cuba's support for African revolutions, one of the Cold War's most vigorous contests over resources and ideology. D

4:00 am 
Newsline   NULL

4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Booker T (musician). D

5:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL

5:30 am 
Asia Insight   NULL

6:00 am 
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

7:00 am 
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

8:00 am 
Nature  "Outback Pelicans"  Once every 10 years or so in Australia's arid Outback, rains and floods create the country's largest lake. Some 100,000 pelicans - a third of all the pelicans in Australia - arrive for the event to feed on fish washed in on floods and the billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans, which hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days. The pelicans court and raise as many families as possible before the water and food disappear again.G

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
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

11:00 am 
Asia Insight   NULL

11:30 am 
Asia Insight   NULL

12:00 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

1:00 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

2:00 pm 
Nature  "Outback Pelicans"  Once every 10 years or so in Australia's arid Outback, rains and floods create the country's largest lake. Some 100,000 pelicans - a third of all the pelicans in Australia - arrive for the event to feed on fish washed in on floods and the billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans, which hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days. The pelicans court and raise as many families as possible before the water and food disappear again.G

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
New Metropolis  "A Crack in the Pavement"  "A Crack in the Pavement" unravels the national infrastructure and regional land-use debate through the stories of two public officials from southern Ohio trying to save their aging towns from losing residents and businesses to newer suburban communities. The film intertwines their stories with commentary from national experts who examine the policies and practices that favor sprawl development over revitalizing existing, older communities. Features: Tom Moeller, City Manager, Madeira, OH; Richard Ellison, Mayor, Elmwood Place, OH; Members of the First Suburbs Consortium of Ohio; Myron Orfield, Bruce Katz, Dr. Carla Chifos and Kim Gibson. D

5:30 pm 
POV  "The Law In These Parts"  Israeli filmmaker Ra'anan Alexandrowicz examines the system of military administration used by Israel since the Six Day War of 1967 -- featuring the system's leading creators. In a series of thoughtful and candid interviews, Israeli judges, prosecutors and legal advisers who helped devise the occupation's legal framework paint a complex picture of the Middle East conflict and the balance among political interests, security and human rights that has come with it. D

7:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Retirement Gamble"  Ten trillion dollars in Americans' retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds, and insurance companies. But whether your IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. Building off reporting from the special "Money, Power and Wall Street," FRONTLINE raises troubling questions about how America's financial institutions protect our savings. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, did the minutes of the last Fed meeting provide any clues as to when the central bank might start to scale back its stimulus program? And, will young Americans sign up for insurance when open enrollment begins? The answer could determine the success or failure of the President's new health law. D

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Silk Road: X'ian to Kashgar"  In China, Megan McCormick follows the legendary trade route along which caravans of treasures once found their way into Europe.G

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August 21, 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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