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March 10, 2012
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2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "James McPherson"  James McPherson is one of America's greatest Civil War historians. McPherson's Pulitzer Prize winning writing captures the drama of this era and his latest book, "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief," gives new insight into Abraham Lincoln's remarkable skill as a military leader. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with McPherson about Lincoln and why we are still fighting over some of the same issues we thrashed out in the Civil War 150 years ago.G
2:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "2012 Volvo S60 R-Design"  Road Test: 2012 Volvo S60 R-Design. Road Test: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Goss' Garage: Goops & Gaskets. D
3:00 pm 
Dr. Wayne Dyer - Wishes Fulfilled   In his newest PBS special, Dr. Wayne Dyer offers viewers a detailed explanation of how to manifest that which is most important to them. He also introduces viewers to the philosophies of influential metaphysics teacher of the 20th Century, Neville Goddard. D
6:00 pm 
Nature  "River of No Return"  Isaac and Bjornen Babcock head into the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness for a yearlong honeymoon. They capture the beauty and wildlife with their cameras within the wilderness in the heart of Idaho. What begins as a romantic adventure becomes something much greater for the couple - and a tale of hope and celebration for every life trying to make it in the wilderness.G
7:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Geology, A Convergence of Wonders"  The Gem State's story is written in stone, which reveals the forces that produced a landscape that unites, divides and binds together Idahoans. Geologists Bill Bonnichsen and Marty Godchaux lead a tour through the complexities of the topic. Outdoor enthusiasts play amid unique formations - they ski on sand dunes, kayak through canyons, raft over waterfalls, climb rocky outcroppings, and dive into fossil water. The special includes videos of geologic events and examples gathered over decades.G
9:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   The Leadbetters; The Song Catchers. D
10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Steve Earle/Kris Kristofferson"  Earle pays tribute to his mentor, legendary Texas troubadour Townes Van Zandt. Kristofferson follows with tunes from his latest album.G
11:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Sonia Dada"  Some bands defy categorization on purpose; Chicago's Sonia Dada does it naturally. Songwriter/guitarist Dan Pritzker has taken a trio of African American gospel singers he discovered performing for free at a subway station and blended their sound with a talented jam band to create an intoxicating blend of R&B, pop, and world beat that is truly unique. Lyrics that make you think; a groove that makes you want to dance - this is truly a show you can't miss. D
2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   High school students learn to teach desert ecology to kindergarten students. A STEM teacher provides students with "real-world scenarios" to teach them how to solve problems under pressure. See how one school enlists students, teachers and staff to create a comprehensive Bully Prevention Plan. D
3:00 pm 
Economics U$A  "International Trade"  This program discusses the effects of international trade, tariffs, and quotas versus free trade. Updated 2002. D
3:30 pm 
Economics U$A  "Exchange Rates"  Governments try to control exchange rates, as seen in the Plaza Accord of 1985 and the Louvre Accord of 1987. Updated 2003. D
4:00 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Creativity and Play"  The relationship of creativity to self-worth and self-expression. D
4:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Let's Talk About It"  The process of language acquisition and methods for increasing language competence. D
5:00 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Restyled Outdoor Home Enhancements"  Clever ways to enhance your outdoor spaces using unique reclaimed goods. Michele Beschen is joined by backyard conservationist Sheila O'Riley who shares her innovative ideas for recycling old sinks into fountains and birdbaths. See how she rescues a corn crib from the landfill and turns it into a beautiful gazebo for her backyard and how to create a disappearing fountain for your yard by repurposing a storage tote. D
5:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexican Picnic"  What's on the menu at a typical Mexican picnic? Are some foods, like hot dogs and hamburgers, universal? Turn your backyard into a little slice of Mexico by tweaking some old stand-bys. Recipes will include: Ancho Chile Mexican Hamburgers with Lime Aioli; Pickled Onion and Potato Salad; Garabatos or "Scribbles" Cookies. D
6:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Phantom of the Opera at Royal Albert Hall"  This fully-staged 25th anniversary production stars Ramin Karimloo as The Phantom and Sierra Boggess as Christine. The original Phantom and Christine, Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman, make guest appearances. Other illustrious past Phantoms, including Peter Joback and Colm Wilkinson, join forces for a powerful rendition of "Music of the Night."G
9:30 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Seoul Food Chronicles"  This fast-paced episode features the best of South Korea's innovative capital city - from royal court cuisine to late-night drinks and snacks consumed exclusively in pop-up tents. Marja and Jean-Georges also share their favorite historic temples and palaces, enjoy the striking fashion and even take a spin in an amusement park. Seoul, located just 30 miles from the 38th Parallel that separates North and South Korea, is also home to Doorei, the Vongerichten's favorite restaurant in Korea. D
10:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Runway Finishes for Cool Edges, Part 1"  Learn to sew runway finishes for seams and hems, creating artistic details on fashion fabrics. Nancy and Linda Lee, fashion designer from The Sewing Workshop, share their penchant for sewing to create cool runway finishes such as mitered corners for hems, a trendy method for sewing a detailed Hong Kong Finish, baby hems for sheers, and a crisp shirttail hem on a classic shirt. The finishing steps are all simple, yet effective. D
10:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Runway Finishes for Cool Edges, Part 2"  Enjoy a unique sewing experience finishing seams and hems with runway-style sewing secrets. Linda Lee, pattern designer and author, joins Nancy to showcase runway raw edge finishes suitable for woven and knit fashions. They extend cool edges to home decor using bold fringe that effortlessly fits into seams. D
11:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "To Defend A Killer"  What rights do the guilty have? Ethical dilemmas of our criminal justice system are discussed by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, defense attorney Jack Litman, and philosopher John Smith of Yale.G
2:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Political War over Contraception Broadens: More advertisers and stations drop Rush Limbaugh's radio show, even though Limbaugh apologized to Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke for calling her a "slut" and a "prostitute." We interview one of the female lawmakers who has proposed a law to legislate men's health in response to legislations on women's health. International Women's Day: Celebrations, rallies, protests worldwide mushroomed in observance of International Women's day this year. D
2:30 pm 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Mona Eltahawy"  Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy, an award-winning columnist, blogger and internationally recognized expert on Arab and Muslim affairs, discusses the interpretation of Islam, feminism in Muslim society and the future of the Arab world. D
3:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Robert Kessler"  Guest: Robert Kessler, Founder, CEO, The Kessler Companies. This week Consuelo Mack WealthTrack presents a contrarian who has been proven right over the last decade. "Great Investor" Robert Kessler explains why, after 40 years of out-performing the stock market, much vilified U.S. D
3:30 pm 
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Crony Capitalism"  Bill Moyers, who returned to public television in January, is joined weekly by a range of scholars, artists, activists, scientists, philosophers and newsmakers for timely conversations about life and the state of American democracy.G
5:00 pm 
Journey of Sacagawea   Oral history and tradition among the Lemhi Shoshonis, Sacagawea's descendants, and the Hidatsas, her childhood abductors, profile the person behind the western historical icon. Reenactments and scenes of the wild areas she knew help writer-producer Lori Joyce and her team explore the Lewis and Clark expedition.G
6:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
6:30 pm 
7:00 pm 
B-52s - with the Wild Crowd! - Live In Athens, GA   The program was filmed in the B-52s' hometown of Athens, Georgia at a show that commemorated the band's 34th anniversary of their first-ever live show on Valentine's Day 1977. A B-52s live show is always the best party in town, but they managed to turn it up a notch further in front of their hometown crowd , delivering high-spirited versions of their classics "Love Shack," "Rock Lobster," "Give Me Back My Man," "Funplex," "Roam," "Planet Claire,", "Pump", "Private Idaho" and many more.G
8:30 pm 
Elizabeth Winthrop: All The Days of Her Life   Through three marriages, the home schooling of her 10 children and being one of the first women landowners in the colonies, Winthrop exhibits remarkable courage. Historians trace the life of the niece of the Massachusetts Colonial governor from England, to Massachusetts in 1631 and finally Connecticut.G
9:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Crony Capitalism"  Bill Moyers, who returned to public television in January, is joined weekly by a range of scholars, artists, activists, scientists, philosophers and newsmakers for timely conversations about life and the state of American democracy.G
10:00 pm 
10:30 pm 
11:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
11:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Big As Barney/The Chase"  Big as Barney - When Ryan notices how much everyone loves Barney, he tries to be just like him; but he has a hard time filling Barney's shoes. Then Ryan learns that he is special when he's just being himself! The Chase - On a rainy day, Barney and his friends are having a hard time deciding what to do because everyone wants to play the same role! Barney tells a Native American tale called "The Chase," to help everyone understand that it's best to think for themselves and not to follow the crowd. D
2:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Trees Company/Now You See Me"  Trees Company - Sally and Nick are playing up in their treehouse when Nick's mom calls them for lunch. Nick wonders what it would be like to stay up in that tree all the time! The Cat in the Hat knows! Or at least he has friends that do. In Jimmer Jammer Jungle the kids learn how different animals spend their entire lives in trees. D
3:00 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Running"  Everybody is "Running" around Animal Junction on Zoboomafoo.G
3:30 pm 
Curious George  "The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley"  George hears a mysterious and loud thumping sound. George wants to be a dog instead of a monkey.G
4:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha"  Oh, Noooo! - Granny Flo's Alphabet Soup is taking a licking from the competition, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? Bye, Martha - Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be Martha's long-lost owner . . . from Poland.G
4:30 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
5:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Quiz Show/The People Vs. Ms. Question"  Quiz Show - Mrs. Botsford is a contestant on Seymour Smooth's new show "Win a Shiny New Car." When Becky realizes the other contestants are cheating for Smooth, she has to save her Mom from being tricked again. Can Becky help her mom win the challenge and defeat Seymour Smooth? Vocabulary Words: Legitimate, Elated. D
5:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mimic"  While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. D
6:00 pm 
Cyberchase  "Inside Hacker"  It's the CyberSquad's most ingenious plan ever - and most dangerous! If they can insert a new memory chip into Hacker's H-Drive, they can turn him from evil to good. Once he's been shrunk and is inside Hacker, Matt's mission goes like clockwork until a force field is activated and envelops the H-Drive. All seems lost until Digit remembers a robot that Dr Marbles made that can break through any force field. D
6:30 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Shrimp A La Cart"  Ruff thinks his "Crustationery" is a great idea. Customers will write letters on crustaceans, which will then be delivered across the Atlantic Ocean by racecar. The service will be a huge success. D
7:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Flood of Imagination/Lights Out"  Flood of Imagination - It's raining and Cleo's going stir-crazy with boredom! But Clifford comes to her rescue by helping her to imagine an exciting action/adventure story. Lights Out - Mr. Bleakman and Clifford save the day when a big power failure threatens to paralyze Birdwell Island. D
7:30 pm 
Arthur  "D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits The Books"  The Reads go on a camping trip, and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home -- a rather large deer named Walter! In the second story, Buster has gotten through school without reading a book. But now he's got just one week to finish a whole book -- with chapters! -- and write about it. D
8:00 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha"  Oh, Noooo! - Granny Flo's Alphabet Soup is taking a licking from the competition, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? Bye, Martha - Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be Martha's long-lost owner . . . from Poland.G
8:30 pm 
Curious George  "The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley"  George hears a mysterious and loud thumping sound. George wants to be a dog instead of a monkey.G
9:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Trees Company/Now You See Me"  Trees Company - Sally and Nick are playing up in their treehouse when Nick's mom calls them for lunch. Nick wonders what it would be like to stay up in that tree all the time! The Cat in the Hat knows! Or at least he has friends that do. In Jimmer Jammer Jungle the kids learn how different animals spend their entire lives in trees. D
9:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Swiss Family Robinson"  Little Boy Blue is stuck on a little island in Storybrook Pond and can't get back to shore. Super Why and his friends head into the story of The Swiss Family Robinson to meet a family who is just as stranded as Little Boy Blue. They'll need to use what's around them to survive in this do-it-yourself island adventure! Educational Objectives: To learn to think creatively in tricky situations. D
10:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Spinosaurus & The Sea/A Spiky Tail Tale"  The Old Spinosaurus & the Sea - Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to fish in a new place, where they meet a huge, grumpy old dinosaur, called a Spinosaurus, that doesn't want the kids in his Sea. Eventually the kids befriend him, and they teach each other their own unique way to catch fish. A Spiky Tail Tale - Buddy and Tiny help settle an argument between Morris Stegosaurus and Alvin Allosaurus, two very big dinosaurs - one with a very spiky tail, the other with a mouthful of sharp teeth. D
10:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "Super Maria"  Gordon is busy trying to fix lots of things at 123 Sesame Street. Susan tells him that he should think about getting a superintendent - someone who takes care of buildings and fixes things that are broken. Gordon insists that he doesn't need any help. D
11:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Perfect Pancake"  Sid wants to know how his Grandma always makes perfect pancakes. They're never too squishy or burnt. At school, Sid makes an important discovery -- heat changes things! This lesson reveals the secret of Grandma's pancakes: she heats them on the stove for the perfect amount of time . D

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