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April 2, 2012
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11:00 pm 
Elizabeth I: Killer Queen?   Historian Chris Skidmore takes on a 452-year-old cold case - the death of Amy Robsart, wife of Robert Dudley, who was involved in a controversial affair with Elizabeth I of England. The death, officially announced as caused by an accidental fall down a flight of stairs, sends shock waves through the court and the entire country. Now Skidmore unearths the original coronor's report, which indicates Amy Robsart had other serious injuries.G
12:00 am 
NOVA  "Cracking Your Genetic Code"  What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information in our DNA read, stored and available for analysis? We meet cancer patients returned to robust health and a cystic fibrosis sufferer breathing easily because scientists have been able to pinpoint and neutralize the genetic abnormalities underlying their conditions. But we also meet ethicists who are convinced we need to consider the moral dilemmas raised by this new technology.G
1:00 am 
To Be Heard   A look at a unique poetry class in the Bronx for at-risk kids where anything could be said or shared. This one-hour documentary is directed and produced by the instructors who run the poetry program; their commitment to their students is palpable, the impact on their students' lives is real and long-lasting. D
2:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Dispelling Gardening Myths"  We've all grown up with them; dig a ten-dollar hole for a one-dollar plant. Water deeply but infrequently is another. But thanks to new academic research, many of these myths are being debunked and in the process, making us all better and smarter gardeners. D
2:30 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Gardening in a Waterwise Way"  With climate change and a global water crisis, conserving this precious resource is more important than ever. Gardeners typically waste over 50% of what water they use for outdoor irrigation. In this episode we meet author and waterwise expert, Nan Sterman in her own backyard to learn how to use less and still have a beautiful garden and landscape, no matter where you live. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Intrusive Igneous Rocks"  Unveils the rock-forming processes of magmas that do not reach Earth's surface but solidify underground.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Banking System"  The S&L crisis is reviewed with a discussion of deposit insurance and the accountability of financial institutions. This program was revised in 1992. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "La Busqueda (The Search)"  This episode covers words for seafood and other food items and the geography of Argentina.G
5:00 am 
Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique  "Unlock Your Spince & Improve Your Posture"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Fluffed Up Cleo/Team Spirit"  Fluffed Up Cleo - When Cleo wins the esteemed honor of Fluffiest Dog of Birdwell Island, it's all she can talk about! Clifford and T-Bone bear with the new star, but it takes a lot of patience. When Cleo gets a dose of her own medicine from Mac, she learns that bragging all of the time can be boring - it's okay to be proud of an accomplishment, but be careful to be respectful of others. Team Spirit - After Jetta tells Vaz that his poor soccer skills are holding back their team, Vaz tries to sit out the rest of the game. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "I'm A Poet/The Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club"  This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. All the kids agree to write a poem as part of a bet, in "I'm A Poet. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Up, Up and Away/Skunked"  George learns that it takes a tether, a basket and hot air for a balloon to successfully lift-off.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Great Robot Race"  Ready.steady.splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear's Baby Doll"  Baby Bear and Curly Bear are happily playing with dolls. Telly comes along and wants to show Baby Bear his new bulldozer, and Baby Bear quickly hides his doll behind his back and says that it is Curly's. They start to play with the bulldozer, but then Baby Bear suggests they need a driver and he offers his doll. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "All My Senses"  Sid wants to know about all his different senses. At school, Sid and his friends embark on a quest to explore vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste!. D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L"  Welcome Home, Duck - Frog, excited about Duck's return from a long vacation, makes a "Welcome Home" banner to hang over Duck's nest. Problem is, the dock connecting Frog's log to Duck's nest has broken, so Frog has to find another way across. Frog tries building a SOCK and a BLOCK to replace the dock, but it's not until he builds a ROCK that he can land on, halfway across the pond, that he's able to get across the water to duck's nest. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Adventure!"  Today is full of adventure! Caillou, Daddy, and Rosie take the car to the carwash, which is scary for Rosie at first. But big brother Caillou explains everything to his sister, who winds up liking the carwash too! Caillou, Rosie, and their babysitter Julie travel to a bunch of pretend far away places like the desert, a big mountain, and even waterfalls in the tropical forest. Caillou doesn't go to school yet but he really wants to ride on the school bus that stops outside his house every morning. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Lost and Found and Pot Full of Sunshine"  Lost and Found: When everyone gets tickets to the circus, BJ convinces them to let him hold onto the tickets until show time. Distracted by the fun of playing basketball, BJ loses the tickets. After a frantic search, he finds the tickets and learns a valuable lesson about responsibility. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Who's Inside The Egg?"  Rhode Island Red chicks hatch at Animal Junction, but Zoboo, Martin and Chris don't have any idea what's inside a strange egg they find in the nest. The guys are surprised to discover it's a baby alligator, which they take home to mom.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Up, Up and Away/Skunked"  George learns that it takes a tether, a basket and hot air for a balloon to successfully lift-off.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "A Fistful of Confetti"  It's Neighborhood Record Day, and everyone in town is trying to break silly records. Francine and Jessica are both trying to break the same record - filming the most broken records on record day. When Francine tries to get in Jessica's way by giving her fake tips, The Electric Company works together to lead Jessica to victory. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Two Brains Quartet/Big's Big Bounce"  Two Brains Quartet - For the city's centennial celebration the Mayor promises to unveil its 100 year old cheese wheel to the winner of the Barbershop Quartet Competition. Both the Botsford family and Dr. Two Brains are assembling talented groups. Will Dr. Two Brains be able to sing his way to victory and run away with the city's oldest and most valuable cheese? Vocabulary Words: Melodious, Quartet. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Caracal-Minton"  The Wild Kratts crew is are playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of "form for function. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Poddleville Case"  (topic: Patterns) - The diabolical Hacker wreaks havoc when he steals the power pods of Poddleville, a cybercity filled with patterns. Our heroes must use math and logic to crack the double pattern that unlocks the Poddles' cyberpower vault before Hacker and his henchmen do! The Big Idea: Patterns are sequences that repeat or change in an orderly way. You can use patterns to predict the next step in solving a problem. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Game Show Isle"  After losing his FETCHers at the end of the Season Five premiere, Ruff discovers that they're stranded on a mysterious island-Game Show Island. To get off the island and back to Studio G, they must find the "Fabulous Four" game show relics before sundown or they will be trapped on the island forever! Ruff also learns some important clues about the mysterious disappearance of his parents. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "I'm A Poet/The Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club"  This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. All the kids agree to write a poem as part of a bet, in "I'm A Poet. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L"  Welcome Home, Duck - Frog, excited about Duck's return from a long vacation, makes a "Welcome Home" banner to hang over Duck's nest. Problem is, the dock connecting Frog's log to Duck's nest has broken, so Frog has to find another way across. Frog tries building a SOCK and a BLOCK to replace the dock, but it's not until he builds a ROCK that he can land on, halfway across the pond, that he's able to get across the water to duck's nest. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   With the start of the new quarter, earnings season is just around the corner. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt looks at what to expect. How far apart are Republicans and Democrats when it comes to their budget proposals. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "El Paso, TX - Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Chris Mitchell check out the "Mississippi" rifle and the changes it represented during the Mexican-American War. Highlights include a collection of signed Andy Warhol soup cans and pop art; and a 1570 "lotto" Oushak rug, initially purchased by the owner's uncle for $350, that is valued up to $40,000. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Mid-Atlantic States"  Brianna Barnes visits Atlantic City and Wildwoods in New Jersey before heading to Delaware with stops in Lewes and Annapolis, followed by crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. She journeys through the Brandywine Valley into Pennsylvania where she tastes cheesesteaks in Philadelphia, visits Amish country and checks out Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum.G
9:00 pm 
American Masters  "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel"  An Atlanta debutante, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gone With the Wind challenges social restrictions placed on women; becomes one of Georgia's first female newspaper reporters; and uses money from her book to fund many causes, including scholarships for black medical students. Mitchell (1900-1949) suffers from depression and illness, yet personally answers every letter received about her book and works tirelessly for the American Red Cross during World War II.G
10:00 pm 
American Masters  "Harper Lee: American Masters"  This film biography of the author of To Kill a Mockingbird chronicles how the novel came to be written, provides the context and history of the Deep South of the time, and documents the ways the book has changed minds and shaped history. Historians, fellow authors, civil rights leaders and others address the novel's power, influence and popularity. The reclusive author's sister, Alice Finch Lee (then age 99) shares recollections, anecdotes and biographical details.G
11:30 pm 
NHK Newsline   NULL
11:00 pm 
A Sense of Wonder   This film chronicles Rachel Carson's final year of life. Drawing on Carson's own words, Kaiulani Lee embodies the author of Silent Spring, who faces down critics and cancer to convey her message about the risks of chemical pesticides. Lee developed and performed A SENSE OF WONDER as a one-woman play that toured the United States for 16 years.G
12:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "El Paso, TX - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Buxton head to the Centennial Museum to check out pre-Columbian pottery from the Casas Grandes culture. Highlights include Andy Warhol's 1966 artist's proof of a print of Jacqueline Kennedy, and a 1937 first edition copy of The Hobbit, with original dust jacket. Part 1 of 3G
1:00 am 
Triangle Fire: American Experience   Fire breaks out in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York's Greenwich Village on March 25, 1911. The blaze rips through the congested loft filled with huge piles of trimmings. Workers try to escape but factory owners keep the doors locked; the inadequate fire escape crumples; and 146 people die. Public outrage forces government action on workplace safety laws.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Jaguar Xkr-S"  Road Test: 2012 Jaguar XKR-S. Energy Smart Road Test: Toyota Prius C. Goss' Garage: Pre-purchase Test Drive. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Cowmonster Pair"  Elmo and Telly are at Hooper's store when Little Bo Peep comes looking for her cow. Elmo and Telly offer to help her and decide to call themselves the Cowmonster Pair! Luis comes along and sings about animal tracks. Now Elmo and Telly have their first clue! They find animal tracks on the ground, but when Telly tosses his lasso around an animal, it's a chicken, not a cow! Luis gives them another clue and sings about tracks that are kind of round. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "I Want to Be A Scientist!"  In his backyard, Sid is intently observing squirrels and really wants to know why they make funny squeaking sounds. It makes him wonder what kind of scientist investigates animals? Fortunately for Sid, today his class is going on a field trip to the Science Center, where a special guest greets them-it's Gabriela's Mom, Dr. Rosalinda Cordova! She is a marine biologist, and tells the kids about her exciting job SCUBA diving with whales. Completely enthralled, Sid wants to know if scientists investigate other kinds of animals too? Dr. Cordova uses a video connection so we can meet a real wildlife biologist studying pandas at the San Diego Zoo! This leads the rest of the kids to ask about science fields they're interested in. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy"  Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises.as is he. D
5:00 am 
NOVA  "Cracking Your Genetic Code"  What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information in our DNA read, stored and available for analysis? We meet cancer patients returned to robust health and a cystic fibrosis sufferer breathing easily because scientists have been able to pinpoint and neutralize the genetic abnormalities underlying their conditions. But we also meet ethicists who are convinced we need to consider the moral dilemmas raised by this new technology.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland"  Rick tours bustling Belfast and looks at some of the city's politically charged neighborhoods. Then he heads for the Antrim Coast to enjoy Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Vancouver & Victoria, British Columbia"  As Canada's door to the Pacific Rim, Vancouver is a vibrant mix of European heritage and Asian cultures. In this vital, young and dynamic city Rudy explores the mix of cultures that inspires world-class cuisine, a spirited night life and modern Asian shopping centers. Nature is ever present and Rudy visits a temperate rainforest and rides a gondola to the top of a mountain just minutes from downtown. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Treasures of the Galapagos"  The second of three episodes in the Galapagos Islands finds host David Yetman hunting large cacti on a desert island. Along the way, he discovers flamingos in the middle of a huge lava lake, ghost crabs (so named for their quick disappearing act) and a variety of plant species endemic to certain islands. Yetman also explores the nesting grounds of sea turtles and finds a unique post office on the island of Floreana where pirates and whalers have used the same wooden container for centuries to leave or take mail depending on its destination. D
7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Jalapeno Cheese Grits, Slow-Cooked Grillades, and Brendan's Bread Pudding. D
8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New England: Spicy and Sweet in New England"  Take a trip with Lidia to Gloucester, Massachusetts, a fishing village with a large Italian population, and then visit Providence, Rhode Island, where Lidia goes to the Scialo Brothers' Bakery. Lidia makes Spaghetti with Lobster Sauce and tries the Scialo Brothers' recipe for Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes. D
8:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Mendoza, Argentina"  Rudy visits the heart of Argentine wine country nestled in a valley beneath the snow-capped Andes.G
9:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Festive Lasagna Dinner"  Host Laura Theodore, prepares her "Festive Zucchini Lasagna," a delicious dish with a healthy twist. The meal starts with a simple to make, but fancy to serve, "Quick Carrot and Orzo Soup." "Raspberry Maple Tofu Whip with Fresh Berries" finishes this meal with a flourish. D
9:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southern Classics"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Gumbo. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of long-grain white rice. And finally, Julia updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make Lane Cake. D
10:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Sonic Youth/The Black Keys"  Elder statesmen of alternative/indie/punk rock, band members re-create the wall of guitars. Then the Black Keys exhibit the muscular, no-nonsense sound of their minimalist blues-rock.G
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear's Baby Doll"  Baby Bear and Curly Bear are happily playing with dolls. Telly comes along and wants to show Baby Bear his new bulldozer, and Baby Bear quickly hides his doll behind his back and says that it is Curly's. They start to play with the bulldozer, but then Baby Bear suggests they need a driver and he offers his doll. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Stargazing on the Night Train/Get Into Nature!"  The Pteranodon family rides a special 'Night Train" to another part of the Cretaceous Time Period, where they meet a Troodontid "cousin" of the Conductor's, Sidney Sinovenator, who knows more about the stars than anyone. Sidney takes the family up to his favorite stargazing spot, "Starry Hill," and teaches the kids why the stars seem to move across the night sky. When the kids build their own version of a nest on the beach, below their actual family nest up on the cliff, they get the idea to turn their beach nest into a clubhouse. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Molly's Dance Show"  The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Incredible Journey/Bamboozled"  Incredible Journey - Nick and Sally are playing in their homemade Thingamajigger, when the Cat arrives to take them on a real adventure! Off they go to meet salmon Sam, who is returning to the pool where she hatched so she can lay her eggs. With the help of the Subber-e-blubber, they follow Samantha underwater, upriver on her incredible journey! Bamboozled - Sally needs to find a gift for her stuffed panda, Pammy. Who better to ask than a real panda? The Cat takes them to meet Zhu Zhu, a giant panda who helps the kids to discover all the wonderful things you can do with her favorite food, bamboo. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Pollinators"  When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. D
2:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   Chef Bob makes one of his classic dishes to start; pan seared chicken liver salad. This chicken liver is placed over fresh frisee lettuce and softly covered in smoked bacon and red wine vinaigrette. It's a great way to start the evening. D
2:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life"  Rick explores the half-timbered charm of Rouen, reflects on Monet's lily ponds, peeks in on local artisans, and sees Honfleur's harbor with an easel. The adventure also includes composer Eric Satie's eccentric world, Normandy cuisine, a tour of the D-Day beaches and a visit to the abbey of Mont St. Michel.G
3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Giants on a Galapagos Island"  This program visits one of the few inhabited islands in the Galapagos. Host David Yetman and ecologist Yar Petryszyn explore the people and culture of the island of Santa Cruz with a stroll through the market at Puerto Ayora. Then it's off to visit the Darwin Research Station and its famous saddle back tortoises, which are being reintroduced to the area after being hunted close to extinction. D
3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Mid-Atlantic States"  Brianna Barnes visits Atlantic City and Wildwoods in New Jersey before heading to Delaware with stops in Lewes and Annapolis, followed by crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. She journeys through the Brandywine Valley into Pennsylvania where she tastes cheesesteaks in Philadelphia, visits Amish country and checks out Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum.G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 3/29/12"  Marcia Franklin speaks with reporters from around the state.G
7:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G
8:00 pm 
Seven Wonders of the Muslim World   Making a pilgrimage to Mecca, birthplace of the prophet Muhammad is one of the five pillars of the Muslim faith. In SEVEN WONDERS OF THE MUSLIM WORLD, a group of young Muslims leave their homes and families to take the journey of a lifetime, bound for Saudi Arabia on their first pilgrimage to Mecca. This compelling documentary traces the history and message of Islam as it follows these young pilgrims, exploring their lives and beliefs as well as the beautiful and historic mosques where they worship. D
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Mid-Atlantic States"  Brianna Barnes visits Atlantic City and Wildwoods in New Jersey before heading to Delaware with stops in Lewes and Annapolis, followed by crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. She journeys through the Brandywine Valley into Pennsylvania where she tastes cheesesteaks in Philadelphia, visits Amish country and checks out Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum.G
10:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G
10:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 3/29/12"  Marcia Franklin speaks with reporters from around the state.G
11:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Sir Tim Rice"  Our favorite knight, the lyricist and librettist Sir Tim Rice joins us to discuss his celebrated shows Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita, both of which are currently being revived on Broadway. Rice also talks about his new show, From Here to Eternity, a musical adaptation of James Jones' World War II novel, and shares a few dry observations about Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's new reality TV show in Britain, on which the public will pick "Jesus" for an upcoming UK stadium tour of Superstar (not to be confused with the critically celebrated version directed by Des McAnuff, playing in NYC now). D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Does Consciousness Point to God?"  Why does the mystery of consciousness lead some to the existence of God and others to only the brain? I'd like to believe in God. Can consciousness help me?. D
12:00 am 
French In Action  "Residences II"  At the Belleaus's dinner table, the aristocratic Hubert de Pinot- Chambrun is belittling low-cost housing for workers. The egalitarian Robert gets hot under the collar.G
12:30 am 
French In Action  "Residences III"  At the Belleaus's dinner, there is more table talk about real estate. The doorbell rings, and Marie-Laure returns to say it was a fake nun with a big moustache selling raffle tickets.G
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Middle Ages"  In the midst of invasion and civil disorder, a military aristocracy dominates the kingdoms of Europe.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Feudal Order"  Society divides itself into three parts: those who pray, those who fight, and those who work.G
2:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Past, Present, and Promise"  Introduces psychology as a science that spans many fields of knowledge, from philosophy and anthropology to biochemistry and artificial intelligence, and asks, "What is the nature of human nature?"G
2:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Understanding Research"  An examination of the scientific method of collecting and analyzing data - in the laboratory and in the field - with an emphasis on sharpening critical thinking in the interpretation of research findings.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Running Free Part 1"  Saddle Club members befriend Raffael and his mother, itinerant workers, who arrive at Willow Creek with their beautiful horse, Diablo. Then, Raffael is accused of horse-theft by a local farmer. Part 1 of 2G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "The Value of Money"  With many currencies around the world, what determines the value of money? What are the factors that raise or lower the value of the american dollar? Why is the dollar measured against the chinese yuan, the japanese yen, or the euro? Learn why the value of the dollar is important in your life. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Dominica; A Small Country Big on Sustainability: (Dominica Island)"  One Small Island, Big on Sustainability: The tiny Caribbean Island of Dominica is known as the Nature Island for good reason. Over two thirds of the island is protected rainforests and the country's economy is driven largely by their sustainable agriculture and renewable energy. See how this tiny country can be an example for everyone in how we can all grow a greener world. D
4:30 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Scotland"  Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom and is located west of the European main land. The country is known for inventions and a respect for learning. Today's crafts honor the country's heritage and important contributions to the world market. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking Like Pellegrino Artusi/Cucinando Come Pellegrino Artusi"  Mary Ann travels to Casa Artusi, a renowned cooking center in Emilia Romagna, and the hometown of Pellegrino Artusi, author of Italy's world-renowned, classic cookbook, "Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well." With chefs from the center she cooks recipes from the book, including a classic flatbread, Piadina, and Stuffed Veal Rolls. D
5:30 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Beef Wellington"  Chef Keller prepares his favorite holiday dinner main course: Beef Wellington, a French classic that never goes out of style along with a delicious and colorful vegetable stew. Beef Wellington; Sauteed Vegetables with String Beans and Shiitakes.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "London: Mod and Trad"  Rick checks out the Millennium Bridge, banters with Beefeaters at the Tower of London and strolls trendy South Bank.G
6:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Alaska - Kenai Peninsula"  Board an RV with the Roberts family as they head south through Alaska's well-traveled, but still remote, Kenai Peninsula. Spot eagles soaring in the skies and otters swimming about as they paddle through Kachemak Bay and discover ocean life as they dissect a squid and check out whales in Seward. Plus, board a scientific research vessel that still measures the effects of the oil spill and gives the kids an up-close look at massive glaciers crashing into the waters of Prince William Sound. D
7:00 am 
GardenSMART   Welcome fall, when insects and pollen are just a memory. Cool air not only coaxes us outdoors it makes it the best time for planting trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials. With no leaves to support, the roots of new plantings can go about their business of sinking deep into the earth. D
7:30 am 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 10 of 10"  As the project winds down in Barrington, Rhode Island, master carpenter Norm Abram and host Kevin O'Connor congratulate builder Andy Tiplady on a job well done, while plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows homeowner Geoff Allen an advanced programmable thermostat with a 7" LCD screen. Window treatment specialist Ian Gibbs installs solar shades on the first floor, which will give some privacy and UV protection, while still allowing in light and views. Upstairs, closet designer Erin Hardy shows Kevin how she divided up the shared master closet to accommodate both "his and hers" spaces. D
8:00 am 
American Woodshop  "Windsor Arrow Back Chairs"  Painted to perfection, these date back to the early 1800's. D
8:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Exterior Accessories"  We just can't stop accessorizing so now your exterior is going to get some sprucing up tips! We begin by dressing up a garage door. Then, it's all about vinyl trim details to change the look or style of your home. Next, it's a lesson on adding stone details and mixing grout. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 2"  Are you looking for organized sewing techniques that are as easy as ABC? Nancy has compiled all her favorite techniques, and she features some of the best in this program. In this second part of the series she covers letters I-P. See techniques for using Interfacing, Lining Jacket Sleeves, stitching Knit Seams, Layering, Mitering Corners, marking Notches, Organizing Fabric, and sewing Pintucks. D
9:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Older Than The Pyramids"  The burial chambers at Newgrange are older than the pyramids in Egypt. Frank stops at various historical sites on his trip along on the River Boyne. D
10:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Andrew Zimmern & Cooking Veggies for Kids"  Does your kid turn up his nose when certain green foods cross his sight line? Vegetables can make some kids turn and run for the hills before they even give them a chance. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming joins forces with a man who specializes in close encounters with icky foods to help make "weird" vegetables more appealing to kids. Andrew Zimmern, Mr. Bizzare Foods himself, joins Ming to cook two new dishes your kids will devour: Turkey Spring Rolls with Hoisin-Lime Dipping Sauce with Bacon Brussel Sprouts and Mixed Vegetables and Tofu with a Miso Sabayon. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California and New Jersey: From the Garden State to the Golden State"  NULL
11:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Strobe Talbott and David Halberstam"  In a 2002 interview, Strobe Talbott, President, Brookings Institution and former Deputy Secretary of State, sits down with David Halberstam, Pulitzer Prize-winning author. D
12:00 pm 
French In Action  "Residences II"  At the Belleaus's dinner table, the aristocratic Hubert de Pinot- Chambrun is belittling low-cost housing for workers. The egalitarian Robert gets hot under the collar.G
12:30 pm 
French In Action  "Residences III"  At the Belleaus's dinner, there is more table talk about real estate. The doorbell rings, and Marie-Laure returns to say it was a fake nun with a big moustache selling raffle tickets.G
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Reformation"  A new kind of piety shatters the unity of the Catholic Church.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of the Middle Class"  As the cities grow, the middle class gains power, including the power to worship God in its own manner.G
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Past, Present, and Promise"  Introduces psychology as a science that spans many fields of knowledge, from philosophy and anthropology to biochemistry and artificial intelligence, and asks, "What is the nature of human nature?"G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Understanding Research"  An examination of the scientific method of collecting and analyzing data - in the laboratory and in the field - with an emphasis on sharpening critical thinking in the interpretation of research findings.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Running Free Part 1"  Saddle Club members befriend Raffael and his mother, itinerant workers, who arrive at Willow Creek with their beautiful horse, Diablo. Then, Raffael is accused of horse-theft by a local farmer. Part 1 of 2G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Value of Money"  With many currencies around the world, what determines the value of money? What are the factors that raise or lower the value of the american dollar? Why is the dollar measured against the chinese yuan, the japanese yen, or the euro? Learn why the value of the dollar is important in your life. D
4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Dominica; A Small Country Big on Sustainability: (Dominica Island)"  One Small Island, Big on Sustainability: The tiny Caribbean Island of Dominica is known as the Nature Island for good reason. Over two thirds of the island is protected rainforests and the country's economy is driven largely by their sustainable agriculture and renewable energy. See how this tiny country can be an example for everyone in how we can all grow a greener world. D
4:30 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Scotland"  Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom and is located west of the European main land. The country is known for inventions and a respect for learning. Today's crafts honor the country's heritage and important contributions to the world market. D
5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking Like Pellegrino Artusi/Cucinando Come Pellegrino Artusi"  Mary Ann travels to Casa Artusi, a renowned cooking center in Emilia Romagna, and the hometown of Pellegrino Artusi, author of Italy's world-renowned, classic cookbook, "Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well." With chefs from the center she cooks recipes from the book, including a classic flatbread, Piadina, and Stuffed Veal Rolls. D
5:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Beef Wellington"  Chef Keller prepares his favorite holiday dinner main course: Beef Wellington, a French classic that never goes out of style along with a delicious and colorful vegetable stew. Beef Wellington; Sauteed Vegetables with String Beans and Shiitakes.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "London: Mod and Trad"  Rick checks out the Millennium Bridge, banters with Beefeaters at the Tower of London and strolls trendy South Bank.G
6:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "Alaska - Kenai Peninsula"  Board an RV with the Roberts family as they head south through Alaska's well-traveled, but still remote, Kenai Peninsula. Spot eagles soaring in the skies and otters swimming about as they paddle through Kachemak Bay and discover ocean life as they dissect a squid and check out whales in Seward. Plus, board a scientific research vessel that still measures the effects of the oil spill and gives the kids an up-close look at massive glaciers crashing into the waters of Prince William Sound. D
7:00 pm 
GardenSMART   Welcome fall, when insects and pollen are just a memory. Cool air not only coaxes us outdoors it makes it the best time for planting trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials. With no leaves to support, the roots of new plantings can go about their business of sinking deep into the earth. D
7:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 10 of 10"  As the project winds down in Barrington, Rhode Island, master carpenter Norm Abram and host Kevin O'Connor congratulate builder Andy Tiplady on a job well done, while plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows homeowner Geoff Allen an advanced programmable thermostat with a 7" LCD screen. Window treatment specialist Ian Gibbs installs solar shades on the first floor, which will give some privacy and UV protection, while still allowing in light and views. Upstairs, closet designer Erin Hardy shows Kevin how she divided up the shared master closet to accommodate both "his and hers" spaces. D
8:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Windsor Arrow Back Chairs"  Painted to perfection, these date back to the early 1800's. D
8:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Exterior Accessories"  We just can't stop accessorizing so now your exterior is going to get some sprucing up tips! We begin by dressing up a garage door. Then, it's all about vinyl trim details to change the look or style of your home. Next, it's a lesson on adding stone details and mixing grout. D
9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 2"  Are you looking for organized sewing techniques that are as easy as ABC? Nancy has compiled all her favorite techniques, and she features some of the best in this program. In this second part of the series she covers letters I-P. See techniques for using Interfacing, Lining Jacket Sleeves, stitching Knit Seams, Layering, Mitering Corners, marking Notches, Organizing Fabric, and sewing Pintucks. D
9:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Older Than The Pyramids"  The burial chambers at Newgrange are older than the pyramids in Egypt. Frank stops at various historical sites on his trip along on the River Boyne. D
10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Andrew Zimmern & Cooking Veggies for Kids"  Does your kid turn up his nose when certain green foods cross his sight line? Vegetables can make some kids turn and run for the hills before they even give them a chance. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming joins forces with a man who specializes in close encounters with icky foods to help make "weird" vegetables more appealing to kids. Andrew Zimmern, Mr. Bizzare Foods himself, joins Ming to cook two new dishes your kids will devour: Turkey Spring Rolls with Hoisin-Lime Dipping Sauce with Bacon Brussel Sprouts and Mixed Vegetables and Tofu with a Miso Sabayon. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California and New Jersey: From the Garden State to the Golden State"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones I (Reflextions I)"  This episode reviews the highlights of Raquel's journey from the time her investigation began to her departure for Puerto Rico.G
11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Reflexiones II (Reflections II)"  This episode continues to review the whole series. This review covers the time Raquel came to Puerto Rico to the present.G
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Afghanistan Unveiled"  Filmed by the first-ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this film reveals the effects on Afghan women of the Taliban's repressive rule and of the U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign. Leaving Kabul for the first time and traveling to rural regions of the country, the filmmakers present footage of women whose lives have been decimated by recent events. D
12:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Power Paths"  Native American tribes explore opportunities to bring renewable energy projects to their people. Coal leases have brought royalties to tribal treasuries but also pollution and health problems yet many tribal members remain without access to electricity in their own homes. Now they seek ways to control their own energy and sell any surplus to the power companies.G
1:00 am 
Global Voices  "Great Wall Across The Yangtze"  This program tells the story of the controversy surrounding the construction of the the world's largest dam and hydroelectric power plant, Three Gorges, across the legendary Yangtze river. The story is told by some of the people most affected: the engineer who believes in his country and its urgent need for new sources of power and flood control; the people who are being forcibly relocated to make way for the immense reservoir; the biologist who works to find ways to save the Baiji River dolphin from extinction; and the archaeologist who attempts to recover ancient artifacts before time runs out. D
2:00 am 
Global Voices  "Greener Grass: Cuba, Baseball and the United States"  Since 1866, Cubans have lovingly played baseball, a game that represented independence and modernity. Both Cuba and the U.S. embraced the game, but in distinct ways. D
3:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Aztec Massacre"  Throughout recent times, historians have believed that the Spanish Conquistadors, who arrived in Aztec territory in the 15th century, were welcomed as returning light-skinned gods by the Aztecs, who put up little resistance to their conquest. Now, a new discovery outside Mexico City is turning history on its head: more than 550 bodies, many of which show signs of having been mutilated and even eaten. More important, more than 40 of the bodies appear to be European, indicating that the Aztecs not only resisted the invaders, they sacrificed them to their gods, pulling their still-beating hearts from chests and stringing their heads (along with the heads of their horses) on wooden skull racks for public display. D
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
Finding Your Roots  "Cory Booker and John Lewis"  Gates journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.G
6:00 am 
Nature  "Cuba: The Accidental Eden"  In 2008, NATURE produced "Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean" revealing how the isolation of Cold War politics accidently protected the island's ecosystems and wildlife. Now NATURE returns to compare contemporary Cuba with Caribbean neighbors, who have poisoned or paved over their ecological riches, and to speculate how Cuba's natural treasures are now facing an onslaught by the 21st century.G
7:00 am 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Giant Lives"  The great whales such as the blue and the bowhead are the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet. Yet these mighty leviathans feed on tiny shrimp and sardines. This first episode of the mini-series shows why size matters in the world of whales. Part 1 of 3G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 3/29/12"  Marcia Franklin speaks with reporters from around the state.G
10:00 am 
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
Finding Your Roots  "Cory Booker and John Lewis"  Gates journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.G
12:00 pm 
Nature  "Cuba: The Accidental Eden"  In 2008, NATURE produced "Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean" revealing how the isolation of Cold War politics accidently protected the island's ecosystems and wildlife. Now NATURE returns to compare contemporary Cuba with Caribbean neighbors, who have poisoned or paved over their ecological riches, and to speculate how Cuba's natural treasures are now facing an onslaught by the 21st century.G
1:00 pm 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Giant Lives"  The great whales such as the blue and the bowhead are the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet. Yet these mighty leviathans feed on tiny shrimp and sardines. This first episode of the mini-series shows why size matters in the world of whales. Part 1 of 3G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Cory Booker and John Lewis"  Gates journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.G
5:00 pm 
Nature  "Cuba: The Accidental Eden"  In 2008, NATURE produced "Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean" revealing how the isolation of Cold War politics accidently protected the island's ecosystems and wildlife. Now NATURE returns to compare contemporary Cuba with Caribbean neighbors, who have poisoned or paved over their ecological riches, and to speculate how Cuba's natural treasures are now facing an onslaught by the 21st century.G
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Giant Lives"  The great whales such as the blue and the bowhead are the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet. Yet these mighty leviathans feed on tiny shrimp and sardines. This first episode of the mini-series shows why size matters in the world of whales. Part 1 of 3G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Cuba: The Accidental Eden"  In 2008, NATURE produced "Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean" revealing how the isolation of Cold War politics accidently protected the island's ecosystems and wildlife. Now NATURE returns to compare contemporary Cuba with Caribbean neighbors, who have poisoned or paved over their ecological riches, and to speculate how Cuba's natural treasures are now facing an onslaught by the 21st century.G
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Giant Lives"  The great whales such as the blue and the bowhead are the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet. Yet these mighty leviathans feed on tiny shrimp and sardines. This first episode of the mini-series shows why size matters in the world of whales. Part 1 of 3G

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