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Monday
December 12, 2011
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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.
1:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The Meeting Ground"  The American West, a place of convergence. Contrasting experiences of Native American tribes; Spanish-speaking communities of Mexican Americans in New Mexico, Texas, and California; Chinese immigrants, and African Americans. The impact of the Homestead Act and the experiences of native cultures.G

1:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The Legendary Frontier"  Economic development of the West. Impact of mining, cattle ranching and farming. Allure of the West; reality of lingering images and myths. Clashes with Native-American tribes; U. S. government's dispersal policy. Rise and decline of traditional agriculture. Introduction of commercial farming techniques.G

2:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Neuroscience"  Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain's functioning and not merely from information-processing models and theories. It relies heavily on an empirical analysis of what is happening in the brain, and where, when a person thinks, reasons, decides, judges, encodes information, recalls information, learns, and solves problems.G

2:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cultural Psychology"  This newly emerging field is integrating cross-cultural research with social and personality psychology, anthropology, and other social sciences. Its main new perspective is focused on how cultures construct selves and other central aspects of individual personality, beliefs, values, emotions, and much of what we are and do.G

3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Au Revoir Dorothee"  Max and Doroth#e each face important decisions. People at Pine Hollow are divided on what path Doroth#e should follow, but it may be Hugo who determines the decision.G

3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Building and Growing A Business"  From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kids as they learn the necessary steps for organizing, staffing, training, and building a new business. You will see how effective communication increases morale and makes the business grow. As always, you'll meet some individuals who have successfully built their businesses. D

4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Seed Saving; More Important and Challenging than Ever"  As heirloom seeds continue to lose ground to modern hybrids, habitat destruction and carless stewardship, many of these treasured varieties of the past are lost for ever. Now, with the threat of cross-pollination from genetically modified plants, preserving true, untainted organic seeds is not only important, it's vital to ensuring the ongoing supply of non-altered plants and a critical link to preserving our past. In this episode, we get a hands-on lesson in saving seeds and learn more about how to preserve the integrity of true organic seed stock. D

4:30 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Plants - True Plants - Trees and Bushes"  Some of the most familiar plants are trees and bushes. Trees are a woody plant with a distinct main stem, or trunk. At maturity, trees are usually the tallest of plants, and their height and single main stem are what make them different from shrubs which are shorter and have many steMs. Trees are perennials, plants that live for at least three years. D

5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Perfect Paccheri / Paccheri Perfetti"  This unique, tube-shaped pasta has room inside for all kinds of secret things. Mary Ann recounts how Italians used to smuggle cloves of garlic across the Austrian border inside these little beauties. But today she makes even better use of them by creating Paccheri with Shrimp, Paccheri with Mushroom Sauce, and Paccheri with Sun-Dried Tomatoes. D

5:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Common, Yet Tasty"  Andreas travels to northern Norway and Bodo, where despite the variety of fish, the locals' favorite remains the modest pollock. Andreas finds out why and then makes seared pollock with onion jam, lingonberries and asparagus, homemade fish fingers with remoulade sauce and pollock gratin. D

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne"  Rick enjoys Switzerland's urban charms in Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne where he explores artistic treasures and tries out local activities.G

6:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "St. Petersburg, Russia"  Rudy explores the former capital of Russia, from the splendors of Peterhof to the quiet grace of the canals.G

7:00 am 
Garden Smart   GardenSMART visits a garden alive with the plant world's natural beauty. The lessons learned apply no matter where you live or the size of your garden. A beautiful location and a lot to learn. D

7:30 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 10 of 16"  Master carpenter Norm Abram and general contractor Tom Silva rebuild the front door surround to eliminate rot and also to create a more attractive and historically accurate entranceway. Certified arborist Matt Foti inspects the ailing American beech tree, and finding die back and root compaction, prescribes deep root injections that will both amend and aerate the soil. Host Kevin O'Connor meets nurse-turned-general contractor Monica MacKenzie at an antique home she recently renovated in Hingham, Massachusetts. D

8:00 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Blanket Chest"  The blanket chest has been around since the Pilgrims came to Massachusetts in the 1600s. In this episode, Tommy builds one that demonstrates basic frame construction, and mortise and tenon joinery. And, he shares his techniques for carving, a special feature of the box that is dramatic, yet simple.G

8:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "What's Up with Wheatgrass"  Michele gets schooled on how to go about drinking her "greens". Her friend Kerri Rush, "the local wheatgrass girl", shares the wonderful benefits of wheatgrass. She shows us how to grow it, how to juice it and some tasty recipes that even kids enjoy. D

9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Machine Needle Felting, Part 1"  NULL

9:30 am 
Grand View  "Crater Lake National Park"  Baumann travels to Crater Lake National Park. Along his journey he meets Kevin Bacher, interpretive ranger for the park: Neva Eggsman, the last Klamath elder that speaks her native language: and Mark Buktenica, lake sediment researcher. Baumann concludes the show by painting Wizard Island. D

10:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Kung Pao Sauce"  In Chinese cuisine, Kung Pao Sauce is a classic way to dress up vegetables, beef, chicken, and fish. Joined by two very special guests, Iris and Stephen Tsai (better known as "Mom & Pops"), Ming creates Kung Pao Chicken and Kung Pao Clams and Pork using his master recipe. Peppercorn Tuna on Kung Pao Bok Choy Fondue combines the tender taste of the tuna with the rich fondue. D

10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh's Italian Americans"  NULL

11:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Bill McKibben and Wendell Berry"  Bill McKibben (environmental scholar, author of Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future) and Wendell Berry (honored writer, essayist, and cultural and economic critic). D

12:00 pm 
French In Action  "Entering School Zone III"  Over their third aperitif, Robert and Mireille are discussing education. Neither notices that a strange man in black has taken an interest in their conversation.G

12:30 pm 
French In Action  "Fishing for An Invitation I"  Robert manages to place a telephone call to Madame Courtois. She is a great talker, and Robert can't get a word in edgewise, but he does get a dinner invitation.G

1:00 pm 
Place of Our Own  "Math Activities"  NULL

1:30 pm 
Los Ninos En Su Casa  "Actividades De Alfabetizacion"  NULL

2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Neuroscience"  Cognitive neuroscience represents the attempt to understand mental processes at the level of the brain's functioning and not merely from information-processing models and theories. It relies heavily on an empirical analysis of what is happening in the brain, and where, when a person thinks, reasons, decides, judges, encodes information, recalls information, learns, and solves problems.G

2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cultural Psychology"  This newly emerging field is integrating cross-cultural research with social and personality psychology, anthropology, and other social sciences. Its main new perspective is focused on how cultures construct selves and other central aspects of individual personality, beliefs, values, emotions, and much of what we are and do.G

3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Au Revoir Dorothee"  Max and Doroth#e each face important decisions. People at Pine Hollow are divided on what path Doroth#e should follow, but it may be Hugo who determines the decision.G

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Building and Growing A Business"  From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kids as they learn the necessary steps for organizing, staffing, training, and building a new business. You will see how effective communication increases morale and makes the business grow. As always, you'll meet some individuals who have successfully built their businesses. D

4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Seed Saving; More Important and Challenging than Ever"  As heirloom seeds continue to lose ground to modern hybrids, habitat destruction and carless stewardship, many of these treasured varieties of the past are lost for ever. Now, with the threat of cross-pollination from genetically modified plants, preserving true, untainted organic seeds is not only important, it's vital to ensuring the ongoing supply of non-altered plants and a critical link to preserving our past. In this episode, we get a hands-on lesson in saving seeds and learn more about how to preserve the integrity of true organic seed stock. D

4:30 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Plants - True Plants - Trees and Bushes"  Some of the most familiar plants are trees and bushes. Trees are a woody plant with a distinct main stem, or trunk. At maturity, trees are usually the tallest of plants, and their height and single main stem are what make them different from shrubs which are shorter and have many steMs. Trees are perennials, plants that live for at least three years. D

5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Perfect Paccheri / Paccheri Perfetti"  This unique, tube-shaped pasta has room inside for all kinds of secret things. Mary Ann recounts how Italians used to smuggle cloves of garlic across the Austrian border inside these little beauties. But today she makes even better use of them by creating Paccheri with Shrimp, Paccheri with Mushroom Sauce, and Paccheri with Sun-Dried Tomatoes. D

5:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Common, Yet Tasty"  Andreas travels to northern Norway and Bodo, where despite the variety of fish, the locals' favorite remains the modest pollock. Andreas finds out why and then makes seared pollock with onion jam, lingonberries and asparagus, homemade fish fingers with remoulade sauce and pollock gratin. D

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Great Swiss Cities: Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne"  Rick enjoys Switzerland's urban charms in Luzern, Bern, Zurich and Lausanne where he explores artistic treasures and tries out local activities.G

6:30 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "St. Petersburg, Russia"  Rudy explores the former capital of Russia, from the splendors of Peterhof to the quiet grace of the canals.G

7:00 pm 
Garden Smart   GardenSMART visits a garden alive with the plant world's natural beauty. The lessons learned apply no matter where you live or the size of your garden. A beautiful location and a lot to learn. D

7:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 10 of 16"  Master carpenter Norm Abram and general contractor Tom Silva rebuild the front door surround to eliminate rot and also to create a more attractive and historically accurate entranceway. Certified arborist Matt Foti inspects the ailing American beech tree, and finding die back and root compaction, prescribes deep root injections that will both amend and aerate the soil. Host Kevin O'Connor meets nurse-turned-general contractor Monica MacKenzie at an antique home she recently renovated in Hingham, Massachusetts. D

8:00 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Blanket Chest"  The blanket chest has been around since the Pilgrims came to Massachusetts in the 1600s. In this episode, Tommy builds one that demonstrates basic frame construction, and mortise and tenon joinery. And, he shares his techniques for carving, a special feature of the box that is dramatic, yet simple.G

8:30 pm 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "What's Up with Wheatgrass"  Michele gets schooled on how to go about drinking her "greens". Her friend Kerri Rush, "the local wheatgrass girl", shares the wonderful benefits of wheatgrass. She shows us how to grow it, how to juice it and some tasty recipes that even kids enjoy. D

9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Machine Needle Felting, Part 1"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Grand View  "Crater Lake National Park"  Baumann travels to Crater Lake National Park. Along his journey he meets Kevin Bacher, interpretive ranger for the park: Neva Eggsman, the last Klamath elder that speaks her native language: and Mark Buktenica, lake sediment researcher. Baumann concludes the show by painting Wizard Island. D

10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Kung Pao Sauce"  In Chinese cuisine, Kung Pao Sauce is a classic way to dress up vegetables, beef, chicken, and fish. Joined by two very special guests, Iris and Stephen Tsai (better known as "Mom & Pops"), Ming creates Kung Pao Chicken and Kung Pao Clams and Pork using his master recipe. Peppercorn Tuna on Kung Pao Bok Choy Fondue combines the tender taste of the tuna with the rich fondue. D

10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh's Italian Americans"  NULL

11:00 pm 
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

11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "En El Extranjero (Abroad)"  This episode introduces more words for food and briefly treats Spanish colonial history in South and Central America.G

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Monday
December 12, 2011
Current
View Prime Time
View Full Day
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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