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October 25, 2013
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8:00 am 
Life On Fire  "Phoenix Temple"  Around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, life has struggled for thousands of years to re-emerge from the ashes. Underground, vampire and other bat species have colonized the miles of tunnels created by hot flowing magma. In the crater, parakeets and vultures have made nests on cliffs exposed to toxic gases. D

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Summit Idaho"  Cameras capture four groups of mountain climbers who reach the summits of four Idaho mountain peaks - Vienna Peak in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Gilmore Peak in the Lemhi Mountain Range, He Devil in the Seven Devils Mountains, and the Scotchman Peak in Scotchman Peaks of the Panhandle. The steep assents in winter and summer culminate in magnificent views of four different Idaho terrains.G

10:30 am 
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

11:00 am 
Well Read  "Jared Diamond, The World Until Yesterday"  What can modern society learn from "primitive" cultures? The author draws on his decades living with and observing remote cultures of the Pacific Islands. D

11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Why Anything at All?"  Why is there a world, a cosmos, something-instead of absolutely nothing at all? Of all the big questions, this is the biggest. Beware: this is no ordinary question. D

12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Wilder"  In this mini-series, New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering a next wave of technological innovation. With his humor and zest for discovery, Pogue meets the scientists and engineers who are plunging to the bottom of the temperature scale, finding design inspiration in nature, and breaking every speed limit to make tomorrow's "stuff" colder, faster, wilder and safer. What happens when engineers open up nature's toolbox? David Pogue explores bold innovations inspired by the Earth's greatest inventor, life itself. D

1:00 pm 
Raw to Ready  "Bentley"  It's a century-old obsession to find the right raw materials to build a car that is fit for both king and race car driver - perfectly luxurious and perfectly fast. The Bentley Motor Company has built common raw ingredients into their signature Mulsanne, an engineering achievement made possible by aluminum, leather, iron, wood and pigment. D

2:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "Phoenix Temple"  Around the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, life has struggled for thousands of years to re-emerge from the ashes. Underground, vampire and other bat species have colonized the miles of tunnels created by hot flowing magma. In the crater, parakeets and vultures have made nests on cliffs exposed to toxic gases. D

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle  "A Hero Can Be Anyone (1978-Present)"  Superheroes are enthusiastically embraced in all forms of media and by all demographics, beginning with the historic Superman movie featuring Christopher Reeve as the Man of Steel. In 1986, Batman is overhauled as The Dark Knight to reflect the nocturnal underside of his character, and Watchmen brings new sophistication to comic book narratives, illuminating a violent and politicized world. In the new millennium, superheroes have taken over popular culture with feature films, television shows and video games complementing a new generation of web-based comics that bring superhero adventures to every corner of the world. D

6:00 pm 
Pioneers of Television  "Superheroes"  "Superheroes" crosses many eras: "Superman" in the 1950s, "Batman" in the '60s, "Wonder Woman" and "The Incredible Hulk" in the '70s and "The Greatest American Hero" in the '80s. The episode features in-depth interviews with Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Lynda Carter, Lou Ferrigno, William Katt and others. It also includes comments from Robert Culp, about his show "The Greatest American Hero, " recorded just days before he passed away. D

7:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Wham! Bam! Islam!"  New York-based filmmaker Isaac Solotaroff follows the efforts of American-educated Kuwati entrepreneur Naif Al-Mutawa to build a pop-culture for the world's young Muslims with roots in Islamic culture. The result is THE 99, comic books and now theme parks featuring a team of superheros, each exemplifying one of the 99 attributes of Allah and together they fight against evil.G

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the S&P closes at a record and the Nasdaq nears 4000. With the indexes at these lofty levels, where's the best place to find value in this market? And, how the oil and gas boom in North Dakota and Texas is also creating jobs at a shipyard in Philadelphia. D

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Pioneers of Television  "Superheroes"  "Superheroes" crosses many eras: "Superman" in the 1950s, "Batman" in the '60s, "Wonder Woman" and "The Incredible Hulk" in the '70s and "The Greatest American Hero" in the '80s. The episode features in-depth interviews with Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Lynda Carter, Lou Ferrigno, William Katt and others. It also includes comments from Robert Culp, about his show "The Greatest American Hero, " recorded just days before he passed away. D

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October 25, 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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