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Monthly Highlights
September, 2013
Arranged by date of first airing


Glacier Park's Night of the Grizzlies.        
On the night of August 12, 1967, grizzly bears in Glacier National Park killed two young women and severely mauled one man. For everyone involved, it remains an unforgettable night of crisis, intense fear, bravery and, ultimately, grief. This dramatic and tragic story, and how it eventually influenced the fate of the grizzly bear in the continental United States, takes center stage in the historical documentary. Archival material, photographs, re-creations and gripping on-camera interviews with survivors, witnesses, family members, journalists and biologists, provide a complete account of those events. Veteran film and television actor J.K. Simmons (Law and Order, Juno, Up in the Air, The Closer) narrates.
Airs Monday 9/9 at 11:31pm  
 

11th & Grant with Eric Funk    Wilbur Rehmann Quintet   (No. 802 )
Helena performers Wilbur Rehmann, saxophone, and Blackie Nelson, guitar, shine a light on jazz standards as this quintet heats up the studio of 11th & Grant. In his 80s, legendary Montana jazz guitarist Blackie Nelson demonstrates clearly how musicians seem to become younger even as they age. Jazz as it ought to be: The Wilbur Rehmann Jazz Quintet.
Airs Thursday 9/12 at 7pm, repeats Saturday 9/14 at 9:40pm, Monday 9/16 at 3:30am  
 

Backroads of Montana    Capitol Rock & Community Folk   (No. 127 )
From Capitol Rock near Ekalaka to the Hot Club of Troy, this program covers Montana from border to border. Stops include Easter Services at the Serbian Orthodox Church in Butte, a profile of the mayor of Alberton - who also runs the junkyard, a visit to Troy's music venue, the Hot Club Coffee House and a stop at the nation's least-visited national landmark, Capitol Rock. William Marcus hosts the program from the American Computer Museum in Bozeman.
Airs Saturday 9/14 at 5pm, repeats Tuesday 9/17 at 2:30am, Tuesday 9/17 at 5:30am  
 

Montana Ag Live    Extension's Role In Rural Health   (No. 3802 )
Lynn Paul, Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist, will address how rural health issues are an economic asset for our rural residents.
Airs Sunday 9/15 at 11am  
 

Montana Ag Live    Rangeland Fires   (No. 4001 )
MSU Range Ecologist Craig Carr comes to AG Live this week to discuss Montana rangeland fire issues and changing range ecology.
Airs Sunday 9/15 at 6pm, repeats Sunday 9/22 at 11am  
 

Keepers of the Land    Three Montana Families & Their Homestead Legacies    
The Homestead Act of 1862 remains one of the most significant and enduring events in the westward expansion of the United States. The chance for free land and opportunity proved irresistible to many, and in the following decades, 151,600 homesteads had been claimed in Montana, the most out of any state. Keepers of the Land is about three Montana families still living and working the land their ancestors homesteaded more than a century ago.
Airs Thursday 9/19 at 7pm, repeats Sunday 9/29 at 10am  
 

Backroads of Montana    Places of Note   (No. 128 )
We remember the legendary Ozark Club in Great Falls, visit the Ringing Rocks geological site near Pipestone, profile the fabled Butte entertainer "Luigi" and more. William Marcus hosts the program from the Rialto Theatre in Deer Lodge.
Airs Saturday 9/21 at 5pm, repeats Tuesday 9/24 at 2:30am, Tuesday 9/24 at 5:30am  
 

Business: Made In Montana    Episode No. 1601   (No. 1601 )
This episode features RO Drift Boats in Connor, Lightfoot Cycles in Darby, Aqua Creek Products in Missoula, Big Spring Water in Lewistown and Mountain Brook Studio in Creston.
Airs Sunday 9/22 at 10am  
 

Global Positioning    Linda Cleatus   (No. 216 )
Linda Cleatus who, along with her husband Mark, has contributed years of volunteer effort to the establishment and maintenance of the Sacred Heart Ashram (a residence and school for homeless and impoverished children and adults) in Kerala, India.
Airs Sunday 9/22 at 10:30am  
 

11th & Grant with Eric Funk    Growling Old Men   (No. 405 )
You know, it's difficult to be sad or blue when you listen to bluegrass. Growling Old Men fuses bluegrass, country, and folk music into a unique Montana blend of some of the best music you've heard in a long time performed by three outstanding men. Here's an installment of "11th & Grant" that will simply lift you up and wash those worries away.
Airs Thursday 9/26 at 7pm, repeats Saturday 9/28 at 9:40pm, Monday 9/30 at 3:30am  
 

Backroads of Montana    Rockets, Peaks and Poets   (No. 129 )
We will visit the Big Sky Rocketry Association and watch their launch event near Twin Bridges and then explore a geologic curiosity near Sunburst called "Jerusalem Peaks." We will also profile Dixon poet Victor Charlo. William Marcus hosts the program from the Range Rider's Museum in Miles City.
Airs Saturday 9/28 at 5pm  
 

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