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April 14, 2013
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1:00 am 
Live From Lincoln Center  "Josh Groban: All That Echoes"  The multi-platinum recording artist, whose versatility ranges from opera to pop, performs at a special one-night event at Lincoln Center. His concert features selected career-spanning favorites, such as his break-out song "You Raise Me Up" from 2001.G

2:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Wonder Pill"  The placebo effect, sneered at for years as a distraction from "real" medical treatment, now turns out to be a real phenomenon and a potential addition to modern medicine.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  There's something mighty fine about a dirt road. And if you're willing to get off the pavement, Idaho's back roads will take you to some hidden gems. The Owyhee Uplands National Backcountry Byway, in southwestern Idaho; the Magruder Corridor, between two northern Idaho wilderness areas; and the Lolo Motorway, that follows portions of both the Nez Perce and Lewis & Clark trails -- if you can endure the bumps, these roads will provide the adventure!G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Sport Sedan Shootout"  Comparison Test: Sport Sedan Shootout. Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Traverse. Goss' Garage: Tire Rotation. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D

5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon"  Robots to the Rescue! - When Frog discovers that you can make a word "more than one" by adding the letter S to the end of it, he becomes a mad scientist of sorts, making more and more of everything! Frog learns that while having a lot of stuff might seem like a good idea, too much of anything soon leads to chaos. Frog fortunately has a robot who likes to clean up! Build a Word: ROBOTS. Radio Read-a-thon - Duck asks Frog to read his favorite book on Ant's radio station because he can't read it himself. D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs"  Jill keeps knocking down Pig's tower and he wants her to stop! The Super Readers fly into the Three Little Pigs story and come face to face with the Big Bad Wolf himself. After all, he knows a thing or two about knocking things down. When all the huffing and puffing dies down, Pig learns an important lesson about friendship.G

6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "John Legend & The Roots"  The performance is a mix of mostly 1970s soul covers and a few originals. "Captain" Kirk Douglas has a blistering guitar solo at the end of the Bill Withers cover "I Can't Write Left Handed."G

7:00 am 
West of the Basque   This documentary traces the history of the Basque in Idaho, from the early days of Basque immigrants leaving war-torn Spain and France for jobs as sheepherders in the Idaho mountains to the prominence Basque descendants hold in Idaho society today. Now dancers, language institutes and historic sites help keep the heritage alive for a people who added a vibrant layer to the state's rich tapestry.G

8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Author Ethan Watters"  Ethan Watters joins Franklin for a discussion of the themes in his book, The Urban Tribe, which looks at the ways in which young, unmarried Americans create their own sense of "family."G

8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  There's something mighty fine about a dirt road. And if you're willing to get off the pavement, Idaho's back roads will take you to some hidden gems. The Owyhee Uplands National Backcountry Byway, in southwestern Idaho; the Magruder Corridor, between two northern Idaho wilderness areas; and the Lolo Motorway, that follows portions of both the Nez Perce and Lewis & Clark trails -- if you can endure the bumps, these roads will provide the adventure!G

9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Traffic Safety/Summer Lake Dig/John Day Photo Essa"  The show looks at what is being done to protect drivers at some of Oregon's most dangerous intersections. A team of archaeologists search for proof that man lived in caves during the Ice Age, near Summer Lake.G

9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   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 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Wonder Pill"  The placebo effect, sneered at for years as a distraction from "real" medical treatment, now turns out to be a real phenomenon and a potential addition to modern medicine.G

11:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Awakening"  Hidden in the red hills of Australia are clues to the mysteries of Earth's birth, how life arose and how it transformed the planet. Experts unveil the earliest forms of life: an odd assortment of bacterial slime that would flood the atmosphere with oxygen and spark a biological revolution. Part 1 of 4G

12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World: Across America: Route 66 & Beyond"  Justine Shapiro kicks off the journey with a road trip west across the United States. Starting in Washington, D.C., she follows the Blue Ridge Parkway to Nashville and Memphis, birth places of American country and soul musical styles. She rambles through Arkansas and then hits Route 66 from Oklahoma into Arizona.G

2:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Correspondent John Larson travels to Ohio to assess how workers there are faring after the loss of millions of manufacturing jobs over the past 35 years. It's the fourth in his series of "Main Street" reports. D

2:30 pm 

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Saving and Investing for Your Future"  You'll learn along with the Biz Kids about the powerful potential of starting a savings plan early in life. You'll also discover various savings and investing options available to young people. As always, you'll meet individuals who are successful at saving and at their businesses. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Crater Lake Petroglkyphs"  This episode visits the backcountry of the Warner Uplands with archaeologists who have spent 30 years tracking down evidence of ancient people.G

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Italian Favorites Revisited"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Slow-Cooker Meatballs and Marinara. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for garlic peelers. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Ancient Glory"  Rick takes a fresh look at Rome by exploring the traces of life in the capital of the ancient world - visiting the Colosseum and the Pantheon, and viewing the empire's art. Then he goes by bicycle to see the Appian Way and the other marvels of Roman engineering. Part 1 of 3G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Awakening"  Hidden in the red hills of Australia are clues to the mysteries of Earth's birth, how life arose and how it transformed the planet. Experts unveil the earliest forms of life: an odd assortment of bacterial slime that would flood the atmosphere with oxygen and spark a biological revolution. Part 1 of 4G

6:00 pm 
Small Farm Rising   Right now, in our back yards, a new generation of farmers is redefining agriculture in America. Small, modern, sustainable and rooted in the community, these local farms are in the forefront of a movement growing across the nation. A family owned and operated farm produces award-winning goat milk cheeses; a farm powered solely by horses provides members with a full diet year-round; and two youthful entrepreneurs run an organic vegetable farm. D

7:00 pm 
Good Food   Something remarkable is happening in fields and orchards across North America. Small family farmers are making a comeback, growing healthier food, and lots more food per acre, while using less energy and water than factory farMs. They are sowing the seeds of a local and sustainable food system. D

8:00 pm 
American Masters  "Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character"  For 11 years, the wacky performer brought people together weekly through her television show during the divisive years of the 1960s and 1970s. She won - and sometimes broke - hearts with her edgy, always sympathetic, characters. She could fall down a fight of stairs or hold her own in a duet with Julie Andrews. This profile shows the many sides of this multifaceted performer.G

9:30 pm 
Erma Bombeck: Legacy of Laughter   This film examines the life and career of the late American humorist. Archival photographs, video clips and personal memorabilia trace Bombeck's life from her childhood during the Great Depression to her work as a women's rights activist. Interviews with family, friends and colleagues and readings from her work expand the portrait. Her neighbor, friend and former talk-show host Phil Donahue narrates the profile.G

10:00 pm 
Small Farm Rising   Right now, in our back yards, a new generation of farmers is redefining agriculture in America. Small, modern, sustainable and rooted in the community, these local farms are in the forefront of a movement growing across the nation. A family owned and operated farm produces award-winning goat milk cheeses; a farm powered solely by horses provides members with a full diet year-round; and two youthful entrepreneurs run an organic vegetable farm. D

11:00 pm 
Good Food   Something remarkable is happening in fields and orchards across North America. Small family farmers are making a comeback, growing healthier food, and lots more food per acre, while using less energy and water than factory farMs. They are sowing the seeds of a local and sustainable food system. D

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