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May 14, 2012
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11:30 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

12:00 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

1:00 am 
Craft In America  "Threads"  Fabrics and thread are usually considered craft materials but four artists are producing work that is stretching the boundaries of craft toward art and tells fictions and truths of the human condition. They are producing art quilts, fiber collages and woven textiles that form kinetic sculptures when worn.G

2:00 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

2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Fiat 500 Abarth"  Road Test: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth. Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco. Goss' Garage: TPMS Maintenance. D

3:00 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

4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Special Mom Day Meal"  Sid declares that it's a special Mom Day, so he makes Mom French toast for breakfast. When Sid smells the French toast and his stomach growls, he wonders if his stomach is trying to talk to him. When Sid and his friends investigate at school, they discover that the stomach makes noise when it's getting ready for digestion. D

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Here's Martha!/Dog Fight"  Here's Martha! - Martha hosts a TV show where she helps people understand their animals better by explaining what they're saying. Dog Fight - Martha and Skits don't want to share their newest, coolest dog toy.G

5:00 am 
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 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Athens and Side Trips"  Rick tours the must-sees of ancient Athens, then takes the fast-paced pulse of the modern city. On side trips, he visits the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi and takes a fast boat to the traffic-free island of Hydra.G

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Salzburg and the Lakes District"  Rudy visits the city's grand cathedral, takes a funicular to a medieval fortress and shows the Baroque streets.G

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Magical Michoacan"  Host David Yetman and Mexican ecologist Alberto Burquez travel into and around the state of Michoacan, Mexico, to explore its rugged coast, diverse habitats and local traditions. On the coast, the travelers visit a banana plantation to see how the fruit is cleaned and kept free of insect damage before exportation. Further inland, a stop in one of Michoacan's tropical deciduous forests reveals some interesting vegetation, including the Sandbox Tree, which bears explosive fruit, and the malicious Mala Mujer shrub with its sharp, stinging hairs. D

7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Pasta Milanese, Mudrica, and Stuffed Artichokes. D

8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: Gone Crabbing"  In this episode Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she goes crabbing off of Tangiers Island, VA in search of the freshest crabs for her crabcakes. In this exciting episode, viewers will witness the molting of the crab's shell with the local mayor - one of the watermen of the island. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares a truly nautical meal of Mussels Triestina, Stuffed Tomatoes, and Crabcakes. D

8:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Uzbekistan"  Rudy travels the Silk Road in this country that is an emerging economy in Central Asia. He finds eye-popping centuries-old mosques that were restored during Soviet occupation of the country. He joins friends for the preparation of the national dish, plov, and visits a family in a yurt on a desert plain.G

9:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Meatless-Meatloaf Supper"  Host Laura Theodore prepares her vegetarian version of traditional meatloaf and mashed potatoes. She begins with "Wonderful Walnut Mushroom Loaf," which is reminiscent of the classic meat version. Low calorie, "Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower;" taste like creamy mashed spuds without the cream! "Sesame Green Beans" round out the menu. D

9:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Autumn Desserts"  Bridget reveals the secrets to the ultimate Apple Dumplings. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for cake carriers. Next, Chris learns about the best apple varieties for baking at Saratoga Orchards. D

10:00 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

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Bubblefest"  It's Bubblefest on Sesame Street and Alan and Chris are the leaders of the festivities. Telly is excited since he has never blown a bubble before. Everyone starts blowing bubbles but when Telly gives it a try, he blows way too hard and is unable to make a bubble. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Earthquake/Nursery Car"  Mom takes the kids on a playdate with Tank Triceratops to the desert, where they meet a distant relative of Tank's, an early Ceratopsian named Penelope Protoceratops. The Conductor points out that Penelope lives in a part of the world that gets a lot of earthquakes, and sure enough, the kids experience their first quake with Penelope. Mom and the Conductor have prepared the kids with excellent advice about what to do in an earthquake, so everyone does fine. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Story of Mother Goose"  Red is writing a new song but gets stuck because she simply can't think of the right word! To help her out, Super Why and his friends meet rhyming royalty - Mother Goose - just as she's starting to pen her legendary poeMs. Does Mother Goose pick her words at random, or is there a rhyme and reason to the way she composes her stories? Educational Objectives: To learn about word families. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters G and O, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D

1:30 pm 
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

2:00 pm 
Ucook! with Chef Bob   Chef Bob loves Florida snapper, especially snapper from Islamorada Florida. He prepares this filet in a sun dried tomato and green olive and fresh sage sauce. Light and easy to eat this dish goes well with a Blanc from the Bordeaux region of France. D

2:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "French Riviera: Uniquely Chic"  Long a favorite of Europe's elite, the coastline still sparkles with yachts. Rick follows in the footsteps of the 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then he visits picturesque artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.G

3:00 pm 
Craft In America  "Threads"  Fabrics and thread are usually considered craft materials but four artists are producing work that is stretching the boundaries of craft toward art and tells fictions and truths of the human condition. They are producing art quilts, fiber collages and woven textiles that form kinetic sculptures when worn.G

4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "East Texas"  Zay Harding visits Fort Worth, Dallas, Huntsville and the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston.G

6:00 pm 
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

6:30 pm 
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

7:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Saving the Bull Trout of Sun Creek, Aquatic Insects, Small Town Ski Area"  NULL

7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Madhya Pradesh, India - India's Rural Heart"  Joseph continues his passage through the heart of India with an expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve. He then visits the princely town of Maheshwar where he celebrates sunrise and witnesses morning rituals along the holy Narmada River. In the city of Indore he joins the crowds for the Diwali Festival - a celebration of good over evil and the glory of light. D

8:00 pm 
Idaho Debates 2012  "2nd Congressional District Republican Primary"  NULL

9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "East Texas"  Zay Harding visits Fort Worth, Dallas, Huntsville and the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston.G

10:00 pm 
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

10:30 pm 
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 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Saving the Bull Trout of Sun Creek, Aquatic Insects, Small Town Ski Area"  NULL

11:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Madhya Pradesh, India - India's Rural Heart"  Joseph continues his passage through the heart of India with an expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve. He then visits the princely town of Maheshwar where he celebrates sunrise and witnesses morning rituals along the holy Narmada River. In the city of Indore he joins the crowds for the Diwali Festival - a celebration of good over evil and the glory of light. D

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