Friday, July 13, 2007 ____________________________________________________ 6-8pm -- The World Trade Center - On September 11, 2001, terrorists did the unthinkable when they flew two fuel-loaded jetliners into the World Trade Center. The Twin Towers' physical height and symbolic stature made them the perfect target. They were remarkable achievements in architecture, construction, and technology. In this 2-hour profile, we look at how the WTC was constructed and talk to representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers, New York's Office of Emergency Management, FEMA, and DNA experts about the aftermath. 8-9pm -- Gangland: Aryan Brotherhood - The Aryan Brotherhood has the distinction of being the deadliest gang in American history. They kill for hire or for free. They kill people who steal their drugs or those that owe them money. Maintaining the culture of terror that has solidified their power is their primary goal. Drugs, gambling, liquor and inmate prostitution earns them millions. From their beginnings in San Quentin Prison in 1964 to current trials of sixteen members in Los Angeles, discover the ultra-violent world that has largely gone unnoticed by the general public for the last forty years. 9-11pm -- Dogfights - Kamikaze Famous battles are recreated using state-of-the-art computer graphics. With up to 25 percent of the program consisting of animation, viewers will feel like they're in the battle, facing the enemy. First-hand accounts will drive the story. Rare archival footage and original shooting supplement the remarkable computer graphics. ____________________________________________________ Saturday, July 14, 2007 ____________________________________________________ 7-8pm -- Modern Marvels - Fertilizer Fertilizer--without it two thirds of the world would starve. It makes our lawns grow greener and our crops grow taller. Take a tour of the places where the essential nutrients that feed the soil are harnessed. Dig deep in a phosphate mine, sniff around a sewage treatment plant and get dirty in a trough teeming with seven million worms. Finally, learn about a war that was fought over the control of bat poop! 8-9pm -- Cities of the Underworld - 01 - Hitler's Underground Lair Berlin, Germany was the battlefield of the 20th century, and today, sealed up and forgotten beneath its streets are the remnants of a dark past. Walk anywhere in the city and you could be walking directly on top of one of the over 1000 Nazi bunkers engineered into Berlin's sandy soil, lost remnants of Hitler's ill-fated Germania or even beer brewing plants that inspired the Nazis' journey into the underground. Join host Eric Geller as he travels through the dark and damp recesses of Berlin's secretive soil. 9-10pm -- Cities of the Underworld - 10 - Beneath Vesuvius Naples, Italy narrowly escaped meeting the same fate as its neighboring city, Pompeii in 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius wiped out everything around it. The wind saved Naples that day, but life in the shadow of this massive volcano is unlike any other--and so is its underground. For centuries, Neapolitans have carved out their underground, creating a parallel world where their secrets are safe. Entire neighborhoods line the underworld, time capsules of ancient life--with banks, bakeries and homes preserved below. From repelling into an ancient Greek cavern to uncovering Nero's famous stage underneath a modern apartment, host Don Wildman steps back almost 2000 years to discover the world hidden beneath this volcano. 10-11pm -- Cities of the Underworld - 11 - Dracula's Underground Rich in legends and folklore visit the city of Bucharest, Romania and learn about its most famous citizen, Vlad the Impaler, more commonly known as Dracula. Travel underground to separate the myth from reality as secret prisons, caves and dungeons are revealed. Only through the bleak subterranean stretches can one come face-to-face with the Impaler and the truth about this infamous Romanian ruler. Join host Don Wildman as he braves eerie tombs and clandestine tunnels to discover the "Son of the Devil." ____________________________________________________ Sunday, July 15, 2007 ____________________________________________________ 7-8pm -- Ice Road Truckers - 04 - The Big Chill It's the 18th day of the ice road season and truckers have delivered more than 3000 loads to the diamond mines. The temperatures are dropping, the loads are getting heavier and the ice is just three feet thick. A 50-ton fuel tanker flips over at the beginning of the ice road. Jay Westgard, a 25-year old ice road veteran, hauls three giant water purifiers to the De Beers Diamond mine. It's a challenging 30-ton load that tests and stresses the ice for the entire journey. Rookie Drew Sherwood finds himself back in Lee Parkinson's garage after a rough trip tore his battery box from the underbelly of his truck. Another rookie TJ Tilcox battles subzero temperatures in a truck that's weatherproofed with duct tape. 8-10pm -- Dogfights - Kamikaze (repeated from Friday) 10-11pm -- Ice Road Truckers - 05 - Midseason Mayhem It's half way through the grueling ice road season. Six hundred truckers have ferried more than 4,000 loads to the northern mines. They still have 6,000 left to go, but everyday roadblocks threaten their progress. Going a few miles over the speed limit is one thing on a regular road, but on ice it's a different story. Blowouts are appearing in the ice as a result of reckless speeding. Other trucks come to a standstill when a fuel tanker overturns on the Ingraham Trail. The wreck not only blocks traffic, but it's a potential environmental disaster. Rescue crews race to prevent a diesel spill from contaminating the Yellowknife River, the only water supply for this entire outpost. Sorry, no listings ever received for 2nd half of month
Saturday July 07 Wild West Tech : Execution Tech. Saturday July 14 Wild West Tech : Massacres II. Saturday July 21 Wild West Tech : Biggest Machines in the West. Sunday, July 22 Wild West Tech: Massacre Tech.Mail Call (rated TVPG-L, cc) in 2007, all 30-minute unless noted:
R. Lee Ermey (Mail Call) has decided to play something other than a tough drill sgt. (Full Metal Jacket). His latest movie is a prequel to Texas Chainsaw Massacre called "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning" as the head of a very strange & lethal family of mutants
Watch Mail Call every week if you know what's good for you, scumbag,
hosted by R. Lee Ermey of Full Metal Jacket
(movie available on video and DVD)
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