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June 28, 2013
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1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Cold War"  The rivalry between the superpowers is played out across the globe, although the United States and the Soviet Union never face each other in direct conflict.G

1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "Europe and the Third World"  Can the Third World squeeze 200 years of history into one generation?G

2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events. D

2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. D

3:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Bed Making"  Most of us sleep on one every night, but have you ever wondered how beds are made? Follow the Curiosity Quest crew and Joel Greene as the venture through the Banner Mattress facility to learn how beds are stitched and sewn together one by one. D

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Scam-A-Rama (Protect Yourself from Being Scammed)"  It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated. Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identify theft, pyramid schemes, and more. D

4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "A Whole New Francine"  Francine decides to be a nicer person, but is it just a ploy to get invited into The Electric Company?. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Harriet Hippo and the Mean Green"  Hacker infects Motherboard with a new virus -- one that causes her to make cyber-citizens act mean. Digit and the kids go in search of an antidote: 2/5 of the Electro-Root, 2/8 of the Healing Stone, and 1/3 of a box of Hacker's wig gel -- a strange antidote indeed! Will the young cyber-heroes be able to gather the ingredients and figure out how to properly mix these odd fractions before it is too late? The Big Idea: Fractions that look different can represent the same portion of a whole. Math Topic: Equivalent Fractions. D

5:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Wall Art"  Robyn shows how to make giant crochet motifs, designed by Linda Dean, that are perfect to hang on your wall and Kristin will take you through the steps of knitting 3 different patterns that are perfect for hanging up. Afghan square of the week is crochet Raised Chevron. D

5:30 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Osage Prairie Summer, Part 2"  Continuing with "Osage Prairie Summer", Jerry now shows his students how to continue using very loose, impressionistic strokes and other techniques to continue under-painting and blocking in the middle and foreground. Then, shows how to add minor highlights to create the so-called "hot spots" to lead your eye to specific areas of the painting. D

6:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Tijuana Round Table"  There's a long heritage of good food in Tijuana: It has an amazing taco culture and is the birthplace of the Caesar salad. Today, Tijuana boasts one of the top culinary schools in the country and some of the best chefs in Mexico. Rick and three fellow food lovers dine at the ultra-modern Mision 19 located in Mexico's newest Leed Gold Certified building. D

6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Making Waves Or Marrakech Express"  NULL

7:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Rounding The Corner"  After a visit to "this old record store," Kevin helps Roger install plastic drywells to keep the yard from flooding in heavy rains and checks out the sleek new cabinets with kitchen designer Kathy Marshall. Learn about thermostats that program themselves and Ipe deck tiles that go right over an old deck. D

7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang.G

8:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Guatemala - The Maya of the Western Highlands"  Joseph visits the ancient Spanish colonial capital of Antigua before climbing volcanoes and heading into Guatemala's Mayan highland villages for hard bargaining in the local markets, a leisurely visit to a coffee plantation and a weaving lesson on a traditional back-strap loom. D

8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street"  NULL

9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D

9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "On The Road In Chattanooga with Guest Daniel Lindley"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Really Big Beef"  Tackling the big cuts - brisket, prime rib and whole beef tenderloin - Steve makes bacon-crusted brisket, rosemary rib roast and ultimate cheesesteak.G

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang.G

11:00 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "What Is Death?"  Definitions of death have been debated for centuries, depending on culture, social conditions, and the role of the medical profession. In this program, we see how ideas have changed historically and how our newest definitions, like "brain death," may not yet be adequate for encompassing all of death's meanings. D

11:30 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Dying Person"  When we are told that we are terminally ill, we are defined, more than ever, by the limits of our bodies. In this program, we meet three women. D

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June 28, 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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