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Idaho: State of Wonder

Idaho wilderness

Idaho is a paradise for the adventurous. They are drawn by a magnificence and diversity found in few other places. The spirit of this state is woven from topography and history, grandeur and exploration.

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Into Africa: The Idaho-Gorongosa Connection

Lake Urema

Idahoans love a good comeback story, especially one that involves other Idahoans. Gorongosa National Park, in the African country of Mozambique, is such a story.

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The Color of Conscience

Lighting candles for a Coeur d'Alene vigil

The Color of Conscience features the story of a small group of concerned citizens who fought against the Aryan Nations, ultimately bankrupting the neo-Nazi supremacist group in north Idaho. The program also examines some of the current human rights issues in Idaho, such as gay rights, immigrant rights, and hate crimes.

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From Capital to Capitol

Idaho Capitol

This 12 minute video explores why the territorial capital was moved from Lewiston to Boise. Historians help shed light on the conflict that can still raise hackles in some quarters.

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Assassination: Idaho's Trial of the Century

Vintage black and white photo of Clarence Darrow

An Idaho governor lay mortally wounded, killed by Harry Orchard's dynamite blast. The ensuing trial — re-enacted by Idaho actors — thrusts Idaho into the spotlight, as two of the west's sharpest lawyers, James Hawley and William Borah, clash with the legendary Clarence Darrow in a “struggle for the soul of America.”

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Capitol of Light: The People's House

Capitol Dome, from Capitol of Light

Discover the stories that abound under the elegantly refurbished dome; and explore the history of the People's House. Welcome to a Capitol of Light you never knew!

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Barbara Morgan: No Limits

Barbara Morgan with students

It was a 22-year journey of perseverance, but Idahoan Barbara Morgan proved that teachers have the "right stuff" when she blasted off into space in 2007. Follow her adventure in this hour-long documentary.

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Kevin Kirk & Onomatopoeia

Kevin Kirk & Onomatopoeia

The high-energy, all-original compositions of one of the West's best jazz bands are on display at Boise's historic Egyptian Theatre. Twelve cameras capture the action, and behind-the-scenes antic highlight the unique personalities of this delightful group of musicians.

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Rosalie Sorrels

Rosalie Sorrels

Idaho's own Rosalie Sorrels has become one of folk music's most enduring entertainers. This 90 minute program features a concert performance, as well as interviews with musical legends Pete Seeger, Nanci Griffith, Utah Phillips, and others.

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Idaho Edens

Sawtooth Mountains

We celebrate Idaho, the keeper of special places. Our fifteen Edens — Priest Lake, Silver Creek, Owyhee canyonlands, Craters of the Moon and others — all share a similar quality. Their uncultivated beauty beckons us, transforms and enriches and heals the spirit.

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History Keepers: My Father’s Idaho

We profile the efforts of an Idaho woman to preserve her father’s historic photos of the Gem State.

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