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7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
7:30 pm 
Great Performances  "From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2012"  Legendary stage and screen star Julie Andrews returns as host of this annual event in Vienna's Musikverein with the Vienna Philharmonic and guest conductor Mariss Jansons. A GREAT PERFORMANCES tradition since 1985, the concert includes the festive sounds of Strauss family compositions, showcasing Viennese musical culture.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S1 E4)"  The heir crisis at Downton Abbey takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, rumors fly about Mary's virtue. Her sister Sybil takes a risk in her secret political life. Anna unearths Bates' mysterious past. And O'Brien and Thomas plot their exit strategy. Part 4 of 4G
10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Buried Treasure"  Brian's dog digs up a skeleton during a walk on the common. A local youth worker shows an unusual amount of interest in the remains. Investigation shows he was interviewed in connection with the disappearance of a Member of Parliament.G
11:30 pm 
Great Getaways: Rob on the Road   Rob ventures off the coast in search of migrating whales and visits Point Reyes National Seashore.G
7:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Phoenix, AZ - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg visits the Hall of Flame Museum, home to the largest collection of fire-fighting materials in North America. Treasures at the convention center include a 1797 Chippendale marriage chest, and original Charles Schulz "Peanuts" artwork, valued up to $350,000. Part 1 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Steve Jobs - One Last Thing   In the aftermath of the death of probably the most inspirational computer designers and innovators of the 21st century, this film takes an in-depth look at the life and work of Apple boss Steve Jobs to examine how and why he revolutionized our world.G
10:00 pm 
Barbara Morgan: No Limits   Producer Marcia Franklin traces Barbara Morgan's 23-year odyssey from McCall elementary teacher to space-veteran astronaut. Vintage footage, photos and interviews with friends, colleagues, students and family weave a tale of perseverance and resolve.G
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Guatemala's Semana Santa - Easter Week"  Throughout Guatemala, Easter Week (Semana Santa) is celebrated as the most significant and festive season on every religious and social calendar. Joseph travels to Guatemala City, Antiqua and Lago de Atitlan and discovers that while the observance is rich in Roman Catholic ceremony and tradition, at the same time it leaves room for the popular devotion and beliefs of the indigenous Mayan culture. In addition, the communal creation of hundreds of beautiful alfombras -- flower-strewn, multi-colored "carpets" -- that line the streets in front of the religious processions is something to behold. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Structure in the Garden"  Allen shows what he did to build a raised bed in his acre garden and leads the way to a poolside grotto. He also presents an interesting window box combination.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic"  General contractor Tom Silva explains to a homeowner how ice dams form and how to prevent them. He then works with an insulation contractor to apply closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shares a tip about connecting gutter downspouts. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Outdoor Living - Hardscape Makeover Part 1"  NULL
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Seashells"  Create mouthwatering dishes from the sea. Katie ventures into new waters with roasted shellfish, a tangy swordfish dish and an easy-to-make watermelon salad. Projects: seashell art and sand pots. D
9:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Stitchy Home D�Cor"  We're getting cozy with some lovely cushions for your home. These easy to stitch pillows will be a welcome addition to any home. Our guest interview is with designer Erica Knight.G
9:30 pm 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Crater Lake, Part 1"  The stunning volcano-top lake of the Cascade Mountains. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Weeknight Workhorses"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus takes a trip to a local fire department to test fire extinguishers. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to perfect Sauteed Pork Cutlets. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Hugh Jackman"  Forget those premium Broadway ticket prices! We've got Hugh Jackman, Broadway's biggest star. We spend a half-hour with the versatile and popular entertainer. Jackman talks about his love for Broadway, his sellout show, Hugh Jackman -- Back on Broadway and its meaning for him now and in the future. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "How Free Is God?"  God is supposed to be all-powerful, all-knowing and all good. In addition, God is supposed to be "perfectly free"? What does it mean for God to be perfectly free?. D
6:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Nietzsche On Hardship"  Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) advocated suffering and the overcoming of hardship as good aspects of life. Why and how did Nietzsche advocate difficulty as necessary for worthwhile life achievements?. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Storm of Emotions"  STORM OF EMOTIONS chronicles the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip and efforts to achieve democracy amidst great social and political turmoil. Told from the perspective of the Israeli police force, this film explores how these individuals try to balance their emotions, beliefs and conscience while attempting to maintain civil order. D
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
9:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Socrates On Self-Confidence"  What did Socrates (470-399 BC) mean by "searching for the truth," "self-knowledge," and his dialectic method, and how does Alain de Botton extrapolate these concepts into our lives in the 21st Century?. D
9:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Epicurus On Happiness"  Epicurus, an ancient Greek philosopher who lived from 341-270 BC, believed that "friends," "freedom," and "thought" are the path to happiness. What kind of happiness was Epicurus seeking - and is this still relevant today?. D
10:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Seneca On Anger"  What practical guide can we adopt from the principles developed by Roman philosopher Lucious Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD) to accommodate the stresses and dangers of his era?. D
10:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Montaigne On Self-Esteem"  French thinker Michel de Montaigne lived in 16th Century France, long before modern psychology developed and the expression "self-esteem" was coined. In what ways was this contemporary psychological concept central to his worldview?. D
11:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Schopenhauer On Love"  19th Century Arthur Schopenhauer believed that love is the most important human striving because of its powerful impulse toward "the will to life." What light does Alain de Botton shed on the irony of an unhappy philosopher probing the subject of love?. D
11:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Nietzsche On Hardship"  Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) advocated suffering and the overcoming of hardship as good aspects of life. Why and how did Nietzsche advocate difficulty as necessary for worthwhile life achievements?. D

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