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4:00 am 
William and Mary   William is hired by a gang of bikers to give one of their members a massive send off. They want to do a final bike ride with the deceased's body attached to his bike, wearing his leathers and helmet.G
5:00 am 
History of Science  "Can We Have Unlimited Power?"  It took centuries for science to explain what power is, rather than simply what it does. Host Michael Mosley explores how the most power-hungry generation that has ever lived has now harnessed that energy - from wind, steam and from inside the atom. Part 4 of 6G
6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Happy & Sad Music/Bass Violin Festival"  Mister Rogers' friend, Tom O'Horgan, shows viewers his collection of unusual musical instruments. All Neighbors from Westwood, Southwood, and Northwood join in to celebrate a Bass Violin Festival. D
6:30 am 
Curious George  "Mother's Day Surprise/Jungle Gym"  Mother's Day Surprise - It's Mother's Day and Marco wants to surprise his mami with a party! George is excited to help Marco make a pinata and other festive decorations while Cecilia and the Man with the Yellow Hat prepare some of Maritza's favorite food. But when they see her arriving early, will the crew be able to pull it together in time to make this one mother's day she'll never forget? Jungle Gym - George, Allie, and Bill really flip for flips when they join a gymnastics class and then flip-out when they realize the class is only once a week! But George has an idea-build their own backyard gym so they can practice every day. Will an inventive monkey, a determined little girl, and a can-do boy be able to carry it off and impress their teacher at the next class?. D
7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Mom of a Croc"  Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. D
7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Chirp Builds A Nest/Stuck Duck/Pocoyo - Elly's Ballet Class"  Desperate to fly, Chirp wonders if building a nest will help her? How do you unstick a duck who's stuck in a hollow log? (Say that five times, fast!) Then, Elly wants to be a prima ballerina with a troupe of other dancers so she tries to teach her friends to dance just like her. D
8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Rain Game/No Sssweater Is Better"  Rain Game - Sally wants to water the plants in her backyard, but it's hot and sunny outside. They need rain, and lots of it! Good thing the Cat in the Hat knows exactly where to go to get some: the rain forest! With the assistance of some toucans and the singing of howler monkeys, they explore each level of the rain forest, eventually reaching the top and the rain! No SSSweater is Better - Nick's favorite sweater is too small and he doesn't want to change it. The Cat in the Hat has a friend with the exact same problem! He brings them to meet Slyde the snake who shows Nick and Sally how he sheds his skin when it gets too small for him. D
8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Mother's Day/Angelina and the Father's Day Surprise"  Angelina's Mother's Day - Ms. Mimi teaches the class about dynamics in music and dance. Loud sounds suit big, theatrical movements. Quiet music works well with smaller movements. D
9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Following Clues (Pt. 1)"  Scrambler and the Clue - The pillars at Fixham Museum need to be replaced. The museum's curator, David Mockney asks Bob and the team to help with the repairs. Mr. Mockney explains that Fixham was built years ago by Brickbeard the Pirate and legend tells of him burying a Golden Hammer. D
9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Whiz Kid/Best In Show"  A) Franny travels to Canada to the frozen Rideau Canal, where she helps Marie, a little girl who can't skate. Marie keeps falling down, but when her dog Cocoa runs too far down the ice, Marie skates after her, and discovers that all she needed was a little more practice. In Franny's Treasures, viewers help Bobby match activities with the seasons in which they're enjoyed. D
10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Chuffing with Pride"  Race to the Rescue - Flynn is the Sodor Island Fire Engine and Victor is working on Flynn's wheels so that he can roll on the road as well as on tracks. He sets out on the road, wobbling. Rocky tells Flynn that Sir Topham Hatt's shed is on fire. D
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G
11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Global Market Value Investors: Bernard Horn and John Dorfman"  Guests: John Dorfman, Chairman, Thunderstorm Capital, LLC; Bernard Horn, President and Portfolio Manager, Polaris Capital Management, LLC. On this week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack two value investors with exceptional long-term track records discuss the unusual opportunities they are finding in the global markets. Bernard Horn, finalist for Morningstar's International Stock Fund Manager of the Year award, explains the international strategy he is following in his Polaris Global Value Fund, and Thunderstorm Capital's John Dorfman tackles bargains available in the U.S. D
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   President Obama endorses gay-marriage. How will voters respond? More women are paying alimony and child support. A sign of progress? Mother's day and Single Motherhood. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Hudson River Valley"  Go with Roger and Sarah to the Hudson River Valley in New York state where they meet artist James Gurney. Roger and James paint a classic Hudson River scene. Sarah takes the opportunity to talk to James about his work and the creative process. D
1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Go Organic, Jennifer Moore"  Learn the importance of using organic fabrics for your sewing projects and make a simple pieced blanket. D
2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Bringing Life and Dimension to Your Projects"  Sewing educator Eric Drexler shares with Marianne how to use thread to add dimension to your projects. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Quartz Kitchen Remodel"  Dean, Miriam and the crew demo some old kitchen countertops and install new quartz surfaces. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Sawhorse Roundup"  Every shop needs a good pair of sawhorses. The Woodsmith editors present a couple of their favorites. They'll start with a traditional heavy-duty, trestle design with mortise and tenon joinery. Then, it's on to an all new stacking-style that locks together with tabs and notches.G
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 6 of 16"  Host Kevin O'Connor arrives to find the new family addition framed up and sheathed using something fairly new - a coated OSB product that has the properties of a house wrap built in. Building science expert Joe Lstiburek explains why he thinks the sheathing board, when properly installed with taped seams, beats traditional methods of keeping air and water out of a building. Inside, Kevin finds general contractor Tom Silva and a major discovery - a cast iron pipe that was run several years ago straight through two structural beams in the kitchen. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Removing Overgrown Shrubs; Quieting a Noisy Baseboard Heater"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner remove several overgrown shrubs in front of her house and then plants many new perennials. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a couple quiet their noisy baseboard heater. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Gardening for the Hungry; Easy ways to Share the Bounty"  Planting a row for the hungry is more than a great idea; it's a movement started by an Alaskan garden writer that encouraged his readers to plant one extra row and donate the harvest to the local food shelter. Today, from Master Gardening groups to your friends and neighbors, more people are sharing the bounty and we've found some great and easy ways for you to do the same. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Fighting for Fair Play On TV and Taxes"  With the 2012 campaign season moving from primary to election mode, Bill invites back to his studio master media decoder Kathleen Hall Jamieson for a closer look at the role media misinformation will play in the Obama vs. Romney TV ad slugfest. Jamieson runs the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, including the sites FactCheck. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   William is visited by a boy and his dog. The boy tells William that his father has drowned at sea and no body has been recovered. Would William be willing to hold a service without a body?G
7:00 pm 
Idaho Debates 2012  "2nd Congressional District Republican Primary"  NULL
8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "John Legend, Wanda Sykes and Margarett Cooper"  Musician John Legend and comedian Wanda Sykes discover the stories of the free black ancestors they never knew about. Professor Gates himself and his 98-year-old friend Margarett Cooper delve into the mysteries shrouding the free people of color in their family trees. Part 9 of 10G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Sherlock, Series II - The Hounds of Baskerville"  Sherlock and Watson pursue the trail of the Baskerville experiments - top-secret government research on genetically engineered gigantic animals for military use. Or so it is rumored. Whatever the truth, something big is up on the moors.G
10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Moving Target"  Psychologist Samantha Gerson asks for a favor - she wants UCOS to look at her brother's case. A cycle courier, he was the victim of a hit and run accident and now has a serious brain injury and complete memory loss of the event but believes it had something to do with the package he was carrying. The team agrees to look into it.G
11:30 pm 
Official Best of Fest  "Grace"  Illustrating grace is Goggles, the story of 6-year-old Billy whose encounter with a couple of girl bullies on the way to the pool takes a surprising turn. The Displaced tells of 11-year-old Daniel, a victim of the foster system, and his last chance to find a family.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Goodbye Pacifier"  Curly Bear is unsure about giving up her binky, so Elmo tries to help. He remembers when he had a binky and how hard it was for him to say goodbye to it too. The first thing he tried was putting all his binkies in a box for Leela to give to her sister's new baby, but he missed his binkies so much that he searched around his room and found another one. D
5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Get Well Soon Soup/Mmm-Mmm-Milk!"  Get Well Soon Soup - When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon Soup. It has all the letters in the alphabet in it, so Pig can build any word that Ant needs to feel better. Pig just has to figure out what that word is! Mmm-mmm-milk! - When Ant comes over to Pig's house to eat cookies, Pig tries to get him to drink some milk. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Gingerbread Boy"  Run, run as fast as you can! As Pig zooms through the playground at top speeds, he can't figure out why Poppa Pig keeps telling him to slow down! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Gingerbread Boy and set off on a mad dash after the speedy little cookie! Will the Super Readers be able to keep the Gingerbread Boy safe, or is their plan half baked? Educational Objectives: To learn about safety, sing the entire alphabet, identify the letters H, O, U, S, E, rhyme with 'ox' words and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!. D
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Decemberists/Gillian Welch"  The Decemberists highlight songs from their release The King Is Dead. Welch and her partner David Rawlings perform cuts from The Harrow & the Harvest.G
7:00 am 
NOVA  "Hunt for the Supertwister"  A NOVA camera team chases storms across the Midwest to capture hair-raising footage of destructive twisters in action. The show focuses on the multi-pronged efforts of two University of Oklahoma scientists to improve the forecasting of twisters - one that uses supercomputers to model virtual tornadoes, another that sends out storm-chasers to gather live data from real storms.G
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G
8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Sea Kayaking, Imnaha, Worms"  IMNAHA - Imnaha, in the far northeastern corner of the state, is sur- rounded by some of the most beautiful and rugged landscape in Oregon. WORMS - We'll show you one worm that is making quite a name for itselfin the waste management business. SEA KAYAKING - We return to beautiful Willapa Bay in Washington with agroup of sea kayakers and see for ourselves why they love this sport. D
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Asheville - Philadelphia"  Team "Tabula Rasa" winds up their Roadtrip with a series of final interviews. In Asheville, North Carolina, Kitty Love, tattoo artist, talks about the unusual path that led her to become an Arts activist and community organizer. On their way to Philadelphia, they have a conversation with The Knux, hip-hop artists, performing at the All Points West Music & Arts Festival in New Jersey. D
10:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Minneapolis, MN - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Sebastian Clarke visit the American Swedish Institute to examine Mora clocks, tall-case timekeepers of the late 1800s. At the convention center, discoveries include a questionable George Elmslie chair that, if authentic, could fetch $50,000; a 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt poster; and a 1976 intense yellow diamond ring, valued up to $160,000. Part 1 of 3G
11:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Summer Pasture"  In the collective imagination of Tibet, nomads traditionally occupy a dual role - romanticized as embodying the purest form of Tibetan identity and mocked as being backward, uncivilized and inferior. Shot in the high grasslands of eastern Tibet, this film offers a rare window into a highly insular community of nomads seldom seen by outsiders.G
12:30 pm 
Into The Wild: Edison, Ford & Friends   Between 1914 and 1924, a group of famous friends - prolific inventor Thomas Edison, pioneering auto-maker Henry Ford, best-selling nature writer John Burroughs, and later, tire manufacturer Harvey Firestone - traveled to the remote reaches of Florida's Everglades in search of a rustic camping adventure far from the pressures of work and the press. Freed from the demands of daily life, the friends and their entourage enjoyed the serendipity of life on the road. Combined with historic family photographs, vintage press footage and period music, this documentary offers insight into the famous friends and a rare glimpse of the men behind their public personas.G
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Bangladesh"  Holly Morris kicks off her trip in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and the seventh largest city in the world.G
2:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In this edition of Need to Know, the program explores the debate about legal immigration. First: should the government make it easier for foreign-born, hi-tech workers to stay in the United States, as companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft argue? Or are these workers already undercutting the job market for Americans? Need to Know's Rick Karr travels to Silicon Valley and to New York City to investigate. D
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "You Are The Target!"  Every day, kids and teens are subjected to thousands of commercial messages from advertisers. This episode helps you recognize when you are being targeted, how to resist manipulation, and when to apply good consumer skills to cut through the commercial fog. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Mt. Hood: Climbing Oregon's Highest Peak"  Jule Gilfillan explores the history, challenges and rewards of climbing the peak that sits tantalizingly on the horizon in much of Oregon.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Not Just for Kids"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life, fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring pesto, picking grapes, cheering on cliff divers, and visits quarries where Michelangelo selected marble.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Deadliest Tornadoes"  NOVA examines tornado science in the wake of April 2011's outbreak of deadly winds that leave a trail of destruction and kill more than 360 people. While meeting with victims and scientists, the program looks at possible improvements in tornado prediction and ways to better protect people and communities.G
6:00 pm 
World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements   WORLD PEACE AND OTHER 4TH GRADE ACHIEVEMENTS interweaves the story of a remarkable educator and the extraordinary game he developed to demonstrate the complexities of peace and global conflict. Teacher John Hunter's World Peace Game is a hands-on political simulation exercise in which students tackle real-world military, economic and environmental issues. The nine- and 10-year-olds divide into groups, including nation states, the World Bank, United Nations officials, indigenous peoples and even arms dealers. D
7:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Summer Pasture"  In the collective imagination of Tibet, nomads traditionally occupy a dual role - romanticized as embodying the purest form of Tibetan identity and mocked as being backward, uncivilized and inferior. Shot in the high grasslands of eastern Tibet, this film offers a rare window into a highly insular community of nomads seldom seen by outsiders.G
8:30 pm 
Storied Life of Millie Benson   Author, reporter and adventurer Mildred Wirt Benson, who died in 2002 at the age of 96, is better known as Carolyn Keene, the ghostwriter of the first 23 Nancy Drew mysteriesG
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Minneapolis, MN - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Sebastian Clarke visit the American Swedish Institute to examine Mora clocks, tall-case timekeepers of the late 1800s. At the convention center, discoveries include a questionable George Elmslie chair that, if authentic, could fetch $50,000; a 1900 McKinley-Roosevelt poster; and a 1976 intense yellow diamond ring, valued up to $160,000. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 pm 
World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements   WORLD PEACE AND OTHER 4TH GRADE ACHIEVEMENTS interweaves the story of a remarkable educator and the extraordinary game he developed to demonstrate the complexities of peace and global conflict. Teacher John Hunter's World Peace Game is a hands-on political simulation exercise in which students tackle real-world military, economic and environmental issues. The nine- and 10-year-olds divide into groups, including nation states, the World Bank, United Nations officials, indigenous peoples and even arms dealers. D
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Summer Pasture"  In the collective imagination of Tibet, nomads traditionally occupy a dual role - romanticized as embodying the purest form of Tibetan identity and mocked as being backward, uncivilized and inferior. Shot in the high grasslands of eastern Tibet, this film offers a rare window into a highly insular community of nomads seldom seen by outsiders.G
4:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines"  In this program, teachers explore various ways in which students can use the fine arts to express their impressions of a text, and why this kind of activity should be encouraged to make sure that every voice in the classroom is heard. The group also looks at ways to expand meaning by interweaving literature with social studies and other disciplines, and the value of doing so. Several classroom projects demonstrate how learners expand their growing interactions with texts as they work in the fine arts. D
5:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "What's The Story?"  This workshop explores how an author spins a story and why it is the most important aspect of the novel. In the program, participants examine the importance of the hook, and the "why" behind the events. They also consider various ways into difficult novels. D
6:00 am 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Bridge Over River Kwai Meets Monkey Kingdom/Kanchanaburi"  Khao Tang Nha Tang (Crispy Rice) with minced pork, coconut milk and chili paste dipping sauce.G
6:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "High 5 - 5 Ingredient Mains"  The fewer the ingredients, the faster dinner gets to the table - that's why Sara's rustled up some delicious recipes featuring only 5 ingredients, and boy are they good! Try the Roasted Salmon with Hot Mustard Cracker Topping - crunchy on the outside and oh so tender on the inside. Buffalo Rice mixes the best tastes of Buffalo chicken wings - hot sauce, blue cheese, celery, crispy chicken - in a quick and flavorful rice bowl. Sauteed Duck Breasts have an Apricot Szechuan Peppercorn Sauce that's packed with sweet and spicy flavors. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra"  Don't blink as Rick blitzes through Europe's tiniest countries. Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. He also visits the fairytale princedom of Monaco, Italy's last independent hill town of San Marino, castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein, and tiny Andorra.G
7:30 am 
Equitrekking  "Uruguay"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman travels to the small South American country of Uruguay to discover gaucho culture by visiting various estancias, riding with cowboys on the beach, taking in the coastal town of Punta del Este and tasting local foods in Montevideo. At an eco-friendly ranch that raises sheep and cattle, Darley learns about the area's mystical vibe on a ride to a section of mysterious stone cones and up to a high point with views of a Tibetan monastery. Over a morning cup of mate, a special tea popular throughout Uruguay, Darley talks with a local about the tradition behind this caffeinated drink and the proper way to prepare it. D
8:00 am 
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 am 
Ask This Old House  "Removing Overgrown Shrubs; Quieting a Noisy Baseboard Heater"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner remove several overgrown shrubs in front of her house and then plants many new perennials. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a couple quiet their noisy baseboard heater. D
9:00 am 
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 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "How to Blend The Old with the New When Remodeling"  The final episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the living spaces in Katie's home in Connecticut. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
10:00 am 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Cottage Baskets"  Fons and Fons share a special piecing technique for accurate basket blocks. They also demonstrate how to use bias for symmetrical basket handles. D
10:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Great Little Gifts"  Donna shares dozens of little gift ideas that make for big fun. From easy borders on frames and small boxes to wearable art projects. D
11:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Ultimate Ham Dinner"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cider-Baked ham at home. then Erin McMurrer demonstrates a quick and easy recipe for cornmeal Biscuits. equipment expert Adam Reid reviews electric knives, and Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe, Delmonico Potatoes. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. Louis, Missouri to Boston's North End. D
12:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Many Planets, One Earth"  The early Earth was a much different planet than the one we know today. Ancient rocks provide evidence of the emergence of oxygen in the atmosphere and of a frozen Snowball Earth. Scientists Paul Hoffman and Andrew Knoll look at these clues to help explain the rise of complex animal life. D
12:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Atmosphere"  The atmosphere is what makes the Earth habitable. Heat-trapping gases allow ecosystems to flourish. While the NOAA Global Monitoring Project documents the fluctuations in greenhouse gases worldwide, MIT's Kerry Emanuel looks at the role of hurricanes in regulating global climate.G
1:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "I Didn't Know This Was An English Class"  One measure of students' depth of understanding is the connections they can make across disciplines. This workshop explores how teachers canencourage these connections by designing performance tasks that build on other disciplines. D
2:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Everybody's Special"  Working with children who have special educational needs. D
3:00 pm 
Game Changers   The program tells of a pilot program in to identify high-ability people in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math), fund their training at four universities and create new teacher-preparation programs that focus on the skills and knowledge needed in the Information Age. Follow the individuals who received a $30,000 stipend, completed the newly created master's degree program, then worked in Indiana's high-need rural and urban schools.G
4:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines"  In this program, teachers explore various ways in which students can use the fine arts to express their impressions of a text, and why this kind of activity should be encouraged to make sure that every voice in the classroom is heard. The group also looks at ways to expand meaning by interweaving literature with social studies and other disciplines, and the value of doing so. Several classroom projects demonstrate how learners expand their growing interactions with texts as they work in the fine arts. D
5:00 pm 
6:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Bridge Over River Kwai Meets Monkey Kingdom/Kanchanaburi"  Khao Tang Nha Tang (Crispy Rice) with minced pork, coconut milk and chili paste dipping sauce.G
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "High 5 - 5 Ingredient Mains"  The fewer the ingredients, the faster dinner gets to the table - that's why Sara's rustled up some delicious recipes featuring only 5 ingredients, and boy are they good! Try the Roasted Salmon with Hot Mustard Cracker Topping - crunchy on the outside and oh so tender on the inside. Buffalo Rice mixes the best tastes of Buffalo chicken wings - hot sauce, blue cheese, celery, crispy chicken - in a quick and flavorful rice bowl. Sauteed Duck Breasts have an Apricot Szechuan Peppercorn Sauce that's packed with sweet and spicy flavors. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra"  Don't blink as Rick blitzes through Europe's tiniest countries. Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. He also visits the fairytale princedom of Monaco, Italy's last independent hill town of San Marino, castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein, and tiny Andorra.G
7:30 pm 
Equitrekking  "Uruguay"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman travels to the small South American country of Uruguay to discover gaucho culture by visiting various estancias, riding with cowboys on the beach, taking in the coastal town of Punta del Este and tasting local foods in Montevideo. At an eco-friendly ranch that raises sheep and cattle, Darley learns about the area's mystical vibe on a ride to a section of mysterious stone cones and up to a high point with views of a Tibetan monastery. Over a morning cup of mate, a special tea popular throughout Uruguay, Darley talks with a local about the tradition behind this caffeinated drink and the proper way to prepare it. 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  "Removing Overgrown Shrubs; Quieting a Noisy Baseboard Heater"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner remove several overgrown shrubs in front of her house and then plants many new perennials. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a couple quiet their noisy baseboard heater. 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  "How to Blend The Old with the New When Remodeling"  The final episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of the living spaces in Katie's home in Connecticut. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
10:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Cottage Baskets"  Fons and Fons share a special piecing technique for accurate basket blocks. They also demonstrate how to use bias for symmetrical basket handles. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Great Little Gifts"  Donna shares dozens of little gift ideas that make for big fun. From easy borders on frames and small boxes to wearable art projects. D
11:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Ultimate Ham Dinner"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best cider-Baked ham at home. then Erin McMurrer demonstrates a quick and easy recipe for cornmeal Biscuits. equipment expert Adam Reid reviews electric knives, and Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe, Delmonico Potatoes. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. Louis, Missouri to Boston's North End. D
4:00 am 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D
5:00 am 
Critical Condition: California's Emergency Rooms   Critical Condition: California's Emergency Rooms focuses on the crisis facing emergency rooms in California. This documentary program takes a look at the impact that overcrowded emergency rooms have on doctors, nurses and ultimately patients. D
5:30 am 
Crisis In Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage   If your child becomes sick or injured at school, legally there might be no one who can help them. In one Northern California school district, there is only one nurse for 14,800 students, 20 times more than the recommended national standard. A Crisis in Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage examines this growing concern by taking an in-depth look at some of the daily challenges facing school nurses, faculty, and students. D
6:00 am 
The Last Chapter   THE LAST CHAPTER examines the benefits of planning for end-of-life care through interviews with a diverse collection of subjects, including elderly hospice patients, parents of a child battling a rare metabolic bone disease, a young father of three suffering from liver and colon cancer, and even an unlikely hospice "survivor," a 45-year-old mother with congestive heart failure. Throughout, doctors from several Pittsburgh-area hospitals stress the importance of communication regarding end-of-life decision-making. These difficult, but necessary conversations can help patients navigate - and even dictate - their end-of-life scenarios. D
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Motherland Afghanistan"  One in seven Afghan women currently dies in childbirth. MOTHERLAND AFGHANISTAN introduces the women behind these devastating statistics. Afghan American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi examines her father's works as an OB/GYN as he struggles to make a difference, first at Kabul's recently renamed Laura Bush Maternity Ward and then in an isolated provincial hospital, where patients often travel for several days to get treatment. D
8:00 am 
Global Voices  "Hell of a Nation/Omelette"  HELL OF A NATION: In Afghanistan in 2003, the road to becoming a delegate was almost as difficult as the terrain itself; only a fraction of Afghans would be elected to attend the country's constitutional convention, the Loya Jirga. This program offers an intimate look at two candidates struggling to participate in this landmark event. OMELETTE: While a woman in Sofia tries makes an omelette, we learn how difficult it is to make ends meet. D
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "STEM Roadmap"  This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with two STEM Summit leaders, Kathleen Bergin, National Science Foundation Program Director from the division of Math and Science Partnership and Marilyn Whitney, Communication and Legislative Affairs Chief from the Idaho State Board of Education. Cartan-Hansen and her guests will talk about how they see Idaho's classrooms changing, how to make math and science more appealing to students and how to support teachers.G
10:00 am 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D
11:00 am 
Critical Condition: California's Emergency Rooms   Critical Condition: California's Emergency Rooms focuses on the crisis facing emergency rooms in California. This documentary program takes a look at the impact that overcrowded emergency rooms have on doctors, nurses and ultimately patients. D
11:30 am 
Crisis In Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage   If your child becomes sick or injured at school, legally there might be no one who can help them. In one Northern California school district, there is only one nurse for 14,800 students, 20 times more than the recommended national standard. A Crisis in Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage examines this growing concern by taking an in-depth look at some of the daily challenges facing school nurses, faculty, and students. D
12:00 pm 
The Last Chapter   THE LAST CHAPTER examines the benefits of planning for end-of-life care through interviews with a diverse collection of subjects, including elderly hospice patients, parents of a child battling a rare metabolic bone disease, a young father of three suffering from liver and colon cancer, and even an unlikely hospice "survivor," a 45-year-old mother with congestive heart failure. Throughout, doctors from several Pittsburgh-area hospitals stress the importance of communication regarding end-of-life decision-making. These difficult, but necessary conversations can help patients navigate - and even dictate - their end-of-life scenarios. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Motherland Afghanistan"  One in seven Afghan women currently dies in childbirth. MOTHERLAND AFGHANISTAN introduces the women behind these devastating statistics. Afghan American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi examines her father's works as an OB/GYN as he struggles to make a difference, first at Kabul's recently renamed Laura Bush Maternity Ward and then in an isolated provincial hospital, where patients often travel for several days to get treatment. D
2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Hell of a Nation/Omelette"  HELL OF A NATION: In Afghanistan in 2003, the road to becoming a delegate was almost as difficult as the terrain itself; only a fraction of Afghans would be elected to attend the country's constitutional convention, the Loya Jirga. This program offers an intimate look at two candidates struggling to participate in this landmark event. OMELETTE: While a woman in Sofia tries makes an omelette, we learn how difficult it is to make ends meet. D
3:00 pm 
Paving The Way: The National Park-To-Park Highway  "See America First"  A 5,000-mile barely-paved loop connects 11 crown jewels of the young National Parks system in 1920. Starting from Denver, this film follows in the tire tracks of the intrepid travelers as they explored Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Glacier, Mt. Rainier, Crater Lake and Lassen Volcanic national parks. Bill Painter narrates this special that includes photographs from the original tour. Part 1 of 2G
4:00 pm 
Paving The Way: The National Park-To-Park Highway  "Welcome Home"  The conclusion continues the tour that touches General Grant (now King's Canyon), Sequoia, Zion, Grand Canyon and Mesa Verde national parks. Interviews with historians and other experts on the parks system, post-World War I roads and early automobile travel bring the era alive. Part 2 of 2G
5:00 pm 
Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road   THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY: A LONG & WINDING ROAD is a historical documentary concerning the most visited segment of the National Park Service. It explores the impact on people along the route and the conflicts inherent in building the 469-mile Parkway. The documentary also makes public, for the first time, a secret deal between FDR and a powerful congressman that was a stunning New Deal political tradeoff. D
6:00 pm 
Critical Condition: California's Emergency Rooms   Critical Condition: California's Emergency Rooms focuses on the crisis facing emergency rooms in California. This documentary program takes a look at the impact that overcrowded emergency rooms have on doctors, nurses and ultimately patients. D
6:30 pm 
Crisis In Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage   If your child becomes sick or injured at school, legally there might be no one who can help them. In one Northern California school district, there is only one nurse for 14,800 students, 20 times more than the recommended national standard. A Crisis in Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage examines this growing concern by taking an in-depth look at some of the daily challenges facing school nurses, faculty, and students. D
7:00 pm 
The Last Chapter   THE LAST CHAPTER examines the benefits of planning for end-of-life care through interviews with a diverse collection of subjects, including elderly hospice patients, parents of a child battling a rare metabolic bone disease, a young father of three suffering from liver and colon cancer, and even an unlikely hospice "survivor," a 45-year-old mother with congestive heart failure. Throughout, doctors from several Pittsburgh-area hospitals stress the importance of communication regarding end-of-life decision-making. These difficult, but necessary conversations can help patients navigate - and even dictate - their end-of-life scenarios. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Motherland Afghanistan"  One in seven Afghan women currently dies in childbirth. MOTHERLAND AFGHANISTAN introduces the women behind these devastating statistics. Afghan American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi examines her father's works as an OB/GYN as he struggles to make a difference, first at Kabul's recently renamed Laura Bush Maternity Ward and then in an isolated provincial hospital, where patients often travel for several days to get treatment. D
9:00 pm 
Idaho Debates 2012  "2nd Congressional District Republican Primary"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Critical Condition: California's Emergency Rooms   Critical Condition: California's Emergency Rooms focuses on the crisis facing emergency rooms in California. This documentary program takes a look at the impact that overcrowded emergency rooms have on doctors, nurses and ultimately patients. D
10:30 pm 
Crisis In Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage   If your child becomes sick or injured at school, legally there might be no one who can help them. In one Northern California school district, there is only one nurse for 14,800 students, 20 times more than the recommended national standard. A Crisis in Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage examines this growing concern by taking an in-depth look at some of the daily challenges facing school nurses, faculty, and students. D
11:00 pm 
The Last Chapter   THE LAST CHAPTER examines the benefits of planning for end-of-life care through interviews with a diverse collection of subjects, including elderly hospice patients, parents of a child battling a rare metabolic bone disease, a young father of three suffering from liver and colon cancer, and even an unlikely hospice "survivor," a 45-year-old mother with congestive heart failure. Throughout, doctors from several Pittsburgh-area hospitals stress the importance of communication regarding end-of-life decision-making. These difficult, but necessary conversations can help patients navigate - and even dictate - their end-of-life scenarios. D

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