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February 12, 2012
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4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Raising Backyard Chickens"  The surge in popularity for raising backyard chickens has turned many an urban executive into weekend urban farmer. With plenty of new information in books and online, there's still no substitute for truly showing the ABC's of raising chickens at home. Todd Brock, Co-author of "Building Chicken Coops for Dummies" shows us everything that we need to know. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Economic Malpractice and the Millennials"  There are 80-plus million Americans today who were born roughly between l978 and 2000, and they're getting hit hard by economic circumstances created over the past 30 years by The One Percent. The Millennials are the first generation of Americans who cannot count on doing better than their parents. Many Millennials are working longer hours, and have seen their earnings decrease. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   William and Mary are engaged, but the course of true love still may not run smooth.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pine Butterflies/Radon/Open Water Swimming"  A rare population explosion of pine butterflies fills the Malheur National Forest with a fluttering snowstorm in August. The outbreak may occur for two to three years - with the caterpillars eating needles off 250,000 acres of trees - then disappear for up to three decades.G
8:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Bhutan to the Bay of Bengal"  Palin is back in the land of yaks where he treks toward the Base Camp of Chomolhari. He heads down to Paro in time for the great Buddhist festival. He witnesses sacred Black Hat Dances, archery contests and the unfolding of the giant scroll. In the capital, Thimphu, Palin discusses reincarnation and the pursuit of happiness with two of the King's cousins. On the way to Bangladesh, he visits Popshika valley to see rare black neck cranes. Part 6 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E6)"  The Spanish flu strikes Downton, disrupting one match, hastening another and transforming the fortunes of all. Mary, Sybil and Robert each confront a moment of truth. Anna and Bates know a moment of happiness. Part 6 of 7G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Setting Out Your Stall"  The UCOS team reinvestigates a sensitive case when new information links the unexplained death of popular trader, found dead near her stall at Cook Street Market, to a series of recent drug rapes in East London. The team members look into her private life and past for clues while trying to stay out of the way of the other investigation.G
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Separating Twins"  Abandoned shortly after birth at an orphanage in Bangladesh, twin girls, Trishna and Krishna, are joined at the head and have little chance of survival. Aid workers take them to Australia where they spend two years battling for life before doctors can attempt a marathon separation surgery to allow them to live separate lives.G
6:00 pm 
Freedom Riders: American Experience   An integrated band of college students in 1961 risk everything and buy a ticket on a Greyhound bus bound for the Deep South to break the grip of segregation. Filmmaker Stanley Nelson presents the first feature-length film about this band of civil-rights activists. He chronicles a chapter in American history that is a testament to the accomplishment of youth that can result from a combination of personal conviction and courage.G
8:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975"  Swedish journalists capture on film the leaders of the Black Power movement in the United States. Now director Goran Olsson and co-producer Danny Glover present this footage in a mosaic of images, music and narration, including commentary by today's African-American artists and activists who were influenced by the struggle.G
9:30 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Eugene, OR- Hour Three"  At the King Estate Winery host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Kathleen Bailey discuss collecting wine glasses and decanters. Highlights include a circa 1861 Civil War cavalry guidon that may have been used in the Battle of Shiloh; and the "guardian of Venice," a 1960 jeweled gold moretto valued up to $60,000. Part 3 of 3G
10:30 pm 
Freedom Riders: American Experience   An integrated band of college students in 1961 risk everything and buy a ticket on a Greyhound bus bound for the Deep South to break the grip of segregation. Filmmaker Stanley Nelson presents the first feature-length film about this band of civil-rights activists. He chronicles a chapter in American history that is a testament to the accomplishment of youth that can result from a combination of personal conviction and courage.G
4:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 1. Genomics"  Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today. D
5:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 5. Student Diversity"  The varied viewpoints necessary for valuable class discussions are celebrated in this program. The group talks about the diversity of their students and how their interactions with literature are shaped in part by their life experiences, unique thoughts, and previous reading experiences. They examine the worth of using the lens of multiple perspectives to examine a work of literature, and offer suggestions for ways to encourage each student to contribute to the ongoing classroom conversation. D
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Fried Tomatoes and Aioli and Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Flounder. D
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "From The Sea"  For most of us growing up, our only fish options were square, breaded and fried. Now you can find fresh seafood in your neighborhood, and it's the perfect candidate for quick, healthy and delicious weeknight meals. Sara's Steamed Mussels in Curried Coconut Broth are too easy to be that good. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Caesar's Rome"  Rick tours Rome's ancient sites. Then, he explores the catacombs and a cat hospice before tracking down the city's best ice cream.G
7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Switzerland - Scaling The Jungfrau Region"  Surrounded by Switzerland's mountain landscape, it's easy to see why the Swiss understand the value of nature. It is not a luxury reserved for a few, but a treasure shared by all. Joseph travels into the Grindelwald Valley to experience the grandeur of Switzerland's most typically-Swiss region - the Jungfrau. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Whimsy"  To demonstrate this design principle, Allen introduces some comical additions to the Garden Home Retreat, meets an ironworker who makes gingerbread houses and other lighted displays for Garvan Woodland Gardens. He also offers tips for keeping insects off of the herbs in his one-acre vegetable garden.G
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Recirculation Pump; Lining a Fireplace Chimney"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a recirculation pump to provide hot water quickly to a bathroom. Then, general contractor Tom Silva shares a tip for fixing the handle on a casement window. Afterward, Tom, Richard, host Kevin O'Connor and landscape contractor Roger Cook ask, "What is it?" Kevin travels to Dallas to help a homeowner line her fireplace chimney. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Building, Part 2"  Vicki shares the latest on energy efficient windows, doors, roofing, siding and heating and cooling systems. Then visit a cutting-edge stone yard for expert advice on selecting the right stone. D
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "New Year's"  Start the countdown with Katie and the Workshop crew. Recipes: steak with crab sauce, brussels sprouts salad and simple croquembouche (a French dessert). Projects: butterfly lanterns and a sophisticated cinnamon candy centerpiece for a New Year's table. D
10:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Unique Tools"  Maggie makes a unique scarf using the bloom loom and Drew shows how to make scarves using hairpin lace and broom stick lace. Interview with Louisa Harding. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Cozy & Warm"  Donna paints a rug for a family or child's room, then uses fleece to make a no-sew throw and pillow.G
11:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Lazy Day Breakfast"  First up, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Yvonne Ruperti uncovers the secrets to extra-crispy Buttermilk Waffles. Then, science expert Guy Crosby reveals the science behind browning. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City and New Orleans: Italian Father's Day"  NULL
5:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Thunder In Guyana/50/Fifty/Fernando's First Snow"  THUNDER IN GUYANA: When the filmmaker's cousin was elected Guyana's president seven years ago, Janet Rosenberg Jagan -- considered oneofthe founders of Guyana along with her husband, Cheddi Jagan --becamethe first American-born woman to lead a nation. Thisprograminterweaves family history and Guyanese history withtheextraordinary life story of one unconventional woman. 50/FIFTY: This short is a soulful requiem for a family's past. D
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 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
8:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Central China"  Megan begins her trip by exploring Shanghai.G
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Flying Idaho"  To fly in Idaho is to experience a view that is constantly changing. In fact, there's nothing quite like it in the lower 48. From the first plane to fly in Idaho, the Curtiss Pusher, to the modern marvels of today, we explore what pilots call a three dimensional experience, in a state that treasures its aviators and its aviation history.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Technology Task Force"  Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Rep. Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, and Instructional Integration Sub Committee Chair Aaron McKinnon will look at how Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's Students Come First Technology Task Force recommendations will impact how educators teach and how students learn.G
10:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Thunder In Guyana/50/Fifty/Fernando's First Snow"  THUNDER IN GUYANA: When the filmmaker's cousin was elected Guyana's president seven years ago, Janet Rosenberg Jagan -- considered oneofthe founders of Guyana along with her husband, Cheddi Jagan --becamethe first American-born woman to lead a nation. Thisprograminterweaves family history and Guyanese history withtheextraordinary life story of one unconventional woman. 50/FIFTY: This short is a soulful requiem for a family's past. D
4:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Get Set for "ET"/Duck Plays The Piano"  Get Set For "ET" - While sky-writing in his jet, Duck accidentally makes a cloud DRAGON! Thinking it's a real dragon, Duck and the bugs set out to "catch" the dragon and "save" WordWorld. But how do you catch something made from clouds? Duck Plays the Piano - When Bug, Bee and Fly keep interrupting Duck's piano lesson, Duck learns that some things are worth waiting for. He also learns that when a word has lots of sounds in it, you can build it sound by sound. D
5:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Sports Star"  Everyone's Best - When Clementine shows up with a swimming ribbon on her chest, Caillou really wants to have one too. Grandma comes up with some very silly games with ribbons for prizes. Winning isn't that easy, Caillou soon finds out, but he imagines he's an Olympic Athlete and has a lot fun trying his best. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Bienvenido, Barney: Mexico"  Baby Bop's friend Monty the butterfly passes through the park with a flock of friends on their way to Mexico. When Monty gets left behind by his insect friends and family, Barney takes everyone on a visit to Mexico, where Baby Bop will say good-bye to her butterfly friend. D
6:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds"  Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized! I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals. D
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "World of Legs"  Zoboo spies a larva and wonders what kind of legs this animal will have once it grows. When the larva finally transforms into a salamander, its legs are like nothing Zoboo imagined they would be!G
7:00 pm 
Curious George  "Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera"  Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids.and bids. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
8:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revolutionary Doughnuts"  Lisa tries to clear the name of an ancestor accused of being a traitor in the Revolutionary War. D
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Bonkers for Bingo/The Ballad of Steve McClean"  Bonkers for Bingo - Granny May is the city's newest bingo champion. WordGirl challenge Granny May in a bingo tournament to make sure that she's given up her evil ways. Vocabulary Words: Undefeated, Adore. D
9:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Platypus Cafe"  While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Hacker's Challenge"  Hacker challenges the CyberSquad to solve a series of puzzles in three hours. If they fail, he vows to turn the cybersite Solaria into a digital garbage dump.G
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Finding Eight-Legged Tights Isn't Easy"  It turns out that Ruff has two phobias: spiders and.ballet! Ruff sends Sterling and Bethany (someone else who shares his fear of spiders) out to meet an arachnologist to work in a spider lab, and gives Brian another daunting assignment-to become a ballet dancer!. D
10:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Forgive & Forget/Mimi's Back In Town"  When Clifford forgets a play date, Cleo gets really upset. After all, she would never do that to a friend. Cleo wont even accept Cliffords apologies. D
11:00 pm 
Arthur  "MacFrensky/The Good The Bad and the Binky"  MacFrensky - When Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month, Muffy talks Francine into "borrowing" Buster's toy and letting Brain take the blame for it. As the lies grow and the prize gets closer, however, Francine's guilt increases. Can she come clean and wash her hands of this dastardly deed? The Good, the Bad and the Binky - As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves. D
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D

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