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April 1, 2012
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5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Standing Up for Democracy"  American history is rich with stories of social change inspired by the actions of motivated individuals and organized groups. Today's activists are no different -- facing long odds against powerful and systemic special interests. On this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings), Bill Moyers talks with young but very experienced organizers George Goehl, Ai-Jen Poo, and Sarita Gupta - all involved with a nationwide citizens' initiative called the 99% Spring, which takes place the week of April 9th. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   As the second season of shows begins, William and Mary are about to be married. William is cooking up a few surprises for Mary for when they come out of the church following the ceremony.G
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Balloon Archaeology/Biscuit Fire 10 Years Later/Collier Glacier"  Archaeologists with access to a helium balloon and remote controlled camera gain a clear view of Oregon's stone circles that resemble the medicine wheels in Wyoming. When the 500,000-acre Biscuit fire burned through research plots, it enabled a rare scientific look at life before and after a forest fire.G
8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada"  Former slaves make one of their first acts of freedom choosing a last name. For immigrants coming to a new country, a new name often helps to fit into a new environment. When Henry Louis Gates Jr. begins the search for their family origins, media legend Barbara Walters does not know her father's real last name and educational superstar Geoffrey Canada does not know the name of his grandfather. Gates fills in the missing identities. Part 3 of 10G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Great Expectations, Part 1"  Pip, an orphan living with his sister and brother-in-law, a blacksmith, has a terrifying encounter on the marshes with an escaped convict. A summons from the mysterious Miss Havisham (Gillian Anderson) changes the course of Pip's life. He dares to believe he might be destined for a future beyond the marshes - a future linked to that of the beautiful Estella, Miss Havisham's adopted daughter. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Half Life"  UCOS reinvestigates the murder of an unidentified male found in a West London alleyway. The man now is given a name but seems to have no past.G
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
5:00 pm 
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 pm 
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
7:00 pm 
William and Kate The Royal Wedding   This film recalls last year's highly anticipated royal marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton in a lavish Westminster Abbey ceremony. This special traces the story of the royal couple's romance and their role together as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.G
8:00 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
9:00 pm 
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
10:00 pm 
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
11:00 pm 
William and Kate The Royal Wedding   This film recalls last year's highly anticipated royal marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton in a lavish Westminster Abbey ceremony. This special traces the story of the royal couple's romance and their role together as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.G
5:00 pm 
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
6:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Quick Sticky Rice/E-Saan"  Rice Croquettes with Som Tum Mango (Mango Salsa) and Spicy Red Bell Pepper Puree are prepared.G
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Soups On!"  Hearty soups are meals in themselves, and Sara's are both substantial and easy to make. There's a cool Seafood Gazpacho, loaded with juicy shrimp and crab with a little kick of heat. Nothing warms the belly more than the New Orleans-inspired Red Beans and Rice Soup with smoky ham. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland"  Rick tours Belfast and the Antrim Coast. He seeks thrills at Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island, taste-tests Irish whiskey, scrambles over six-sided rock columns and follows the beat of Irish music.G
7:30 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
8:00 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
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Refinishing With Spray Paint; Installing a Pre-Finished Wood Floor"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and host Kevin O'Connor refinish several worn out items using spray paint. Then, general contractor Tom Silva removes wall-to-wall carpet and installs a pre-finished wood floor. And in the loft, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin some new household devices that can be operated "hands-free. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Owner's Retreat"  The master suite gets a mellow wash of creamy fabrics, leathers and tiles as Vicki and Sloan create the perfect spa retreat for today's busy homeowners. Walk through showers, a deep soaking tub, ample closets, down filled bedding and soft rugs will make you exclaim, "I have to have that room!". D
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Worldly"  Katie travels the world of flavors and puts a modern spin on traditional crafts. In the Kitchen: Crisp Asian Steak Salad, Perfect Tuscan Olive Tapenade and Beautiful English bread Pudding. Projects: Fabulous faux Faberge eggs. D
10:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Dimples and Duckies"  Sewing educator Jodie Davis shows Marianne the quilt she made using Fons & Porter's specialty rulers. Jodie also tells about designing and printing her own "ducky" fabric. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "New England Seascape"  Donna paints a New England seascape with lighthouse and splashing waves. She uses fabric paints for a decorated shirt, jacket and tote.G
11:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Two Perfect Pies"  Bridget lancaster updates a classic recipe for shaker lemon Pie. then, Julia collin Davison shows host Christopher kimball how to make icebox strawberry Pie with real strawberries. next, equipment expert adam ried reviews pie plates, and finally, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of strawberry yogurt. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street"  NULL
5:00 pm 
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
6:00 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
7:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Waimea 'ukulele & Slack Key Guitar"  This performance documentary provides an insider's peek into the unparalleled talent and camaraderie of the Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Institute, held annually in the quaint cowboy town of Waimea on Hawai'i Island. During the five-day event, some of the world's finest 'ukulele and slack key guitar artists gather to share their passion for music with aspiring musicians, fans, and one another through one-of-a-kind workshops and rousing concert performances. Featured musicians include Muriel Anderson, Danny Carvalho, Benny Chong, Kalai Ho'opi'i, Richard Ho'opi'i, Bobby Ingano, Ledward Kaapana, Mike Kaawa, David Kamakahi, Dennis Kamakahi, Ozzie Kotani, Sonny Lim, Aaron Mahi, Chino Montero, Cyril Pahinui, and Jeff Peterson. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Last White Man Standing"  Tom Cholmondeley, heir to the largest white-owned estate in Kenya, stands accused of murdering a black poacher on his land. THE LAST WHITE MAN STANDING follows the ongoing case and gives an in-depth look at its socio-political context. D
9:00 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
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 3/29/12"  Marcia Franklin speaks with reporters from around the state.G
10:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Waimea 'ukulele & Slack Key Guitar"  This performance documentary provides an insider's peek into the unparalleled talent and camaraderie of the Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Institute, held annually in the quaint cowboy town of Waimea on Hawai'i Island. During the five-day event, some of the world's finest 'ukulele and slack key guitar artists gather to share their passion for music with aspiring musicians, fans, and one another through one-of-a-kind workshops and rousing concert performances. Featured musicians include Muriel Anderson, Danny Carvalho, Benny Chong, Kalai Ho'opi'i, Richard Ho'opi'i, Bobby Ingano, Ledward Kaapana, Mike Kaawa, David Kamakahi, Dennis Kamakahi, Ozzie Kotani, Sonny Lim, Aaron Mahi, Chino Montero, Cyril Pahinui, and Jeff Peterson. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Last White Man Standing"  Tom Cholmondeley, heir to the largest white-owned estate in Kenya, stands accused of murdering a black poacher on his land. THE LAST WHITE MAN STANDING follows the ongoing case and gives an in-depth look at its socio-political context. D
5:00 pm 
Caillou  "Try, Try Again"  Caillou, Grandpa and Dad go for a special hike in the woods. Caillou has to catch a falling leaf before it touches the ground. After a while he gets frustrated but Grandpa tells him to try and try again, that is the only way. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Barney's Big Garden and Listen!"  Barney's Big Garden: Baby Bop wants Barney, BJ and the kids to play with her instead of working in their garden. They promise to play with her as soon as they finish. Baby Bop can't wait, and tries many ways to get them to come play with her now, none of which work. D
6:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Chasing Rainbows/Follow The Prints"  The kids are painting a picture of a rainbow but can't remember all the colors to use. Luckily for them, Cat takes them to Color-ga-lore to meet King Kaleidoscope, an expert on rainbows! Nick and Sally are enjoying a backyard picnic when they discover their last strawberry has gone missing! Who could have taken it? Cat's friend Cluey Looey can help them!G
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Water Creatures"  When two African penguins stop by Animal Junction, Zoboo, Chris and Martin talk about water creatures. Even though penguins are birds, they swim instead of flying.G
7:00 pm 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted"  Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). D
8:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Junior Assistant"  Francine wants to be on the next season of the "The Junior Assistant, " a reality show run by The Ronald, one of the most rich and famous people in the world. She must collaborate with Hector and The Electric Company to make six hundred cookies by five o'clock in order to prove she's worthy of being on the show. D
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Mr. Big's Colossal Mini-Golf/The Young and the Meatless"  The Young and the Meatless - Romantic sparks fly when the Butcher meets Lady Redundant Woman's copy Dupey. Will Lady Redundant Woman allow a union between one of her copies and the meat-wielding villain? Vocabulary: Duplicate, Interruption. Mr. Big's Mini-Golf - There's a new villain in town, Guy Rich, he's a super rich evil businessman. D
9:00 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
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Return to Sensible Flats"  The kids and Digit use line graphs to find out why the town of Sensible Flats is out of water.G
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Fetches The Fetchers"  Season Five is about to start but Ruff has been so busy trying to find his long-lost parents, he's forgotten to choose his Season 5 FETCHers! In this casting special, viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ruff goes about picking his contestants. Unfortunately, shortly after selecting his intrepid kids, Ruff loses them on the way to Studio G!. D
10:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Mac's Secret Dog Club/The Dog Park"  Mac's Secret Dog Club - Mac starts a club and tries to exclude T-Bone. When Cleo and Clifford refuse to join without T-Bone, Mac gets lonely being the only member of such an "exclusive" club. Mac soon realizes that it's not fun to be left out and he opens the club to everyone. D
11:00 pm 
Arthur  "Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe In Magic"  Home Sweet Home - Buster heads off to summer camp reluctantly, worried that he won't know anyone. But equipped with a few stories of summer camp battles and triumphs from his older and wiser friend Fritz (who runs the community garden), Buster realizes it's easy to make new friends after all. Do You Believe in Magic? - Arthur feels jealous when Buster's magic tricks outshine his own. D
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha's Millions/Carolina's Gifted"  Martha's Millions - When Carolina reads about a dog inheriting millions, she's appalled. What could a dog do with all that money? Martha discovers that it isn't who spends it, but how you spend it, that matters most. Vocabulary: (E) inherit(s)(ed)(ing)(ance), wealthy, greedy, generous, fortune (I) will, buy, spend, stingy, give(ing). D

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