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March 15, 2017
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12:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Bacchae"  The city of Thebes is torn apart by the conflicting demands of reason and religion, as the disguised god Dionysus returns to his home town demanding to be worshipped. Opposing him is the young king Pentheus, who is doomed to suffer the ultimate punishment for his disbelief. Featured speakers include world-renowned playwright/author Wole Soyinka, actor Alan Cummings, and Daniel Mendelsohn of Bard College. D

12:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Bhagavad Gita"  This epic tale of the warrior-prince Arjuna confronting a life-or-death dilemma during civil war presents a unique and powerful philosophy of duty, discipline, and serving a higher purpose. Beautiful illustrations connect the story with its rich history and culture. Featured speakers include Sheldon Pollack, Professor of Sanskrit Studies and acclaimed composer Philip Glass. D

1:00 pm 
French In Action  "All Manner of Transportation I"  Mireille is going to Chartres, and Robert invites himself along. They decide to take the train. Robert almost gets lost in the metro on his way to meet Mireille at the station.G

1:30 pm 
French In Action  "All Manner of Transportation II"  At Chartres, Robert is deeply moved by the beauty of the cathedral and of his companion. When she leaves briefly, to visit a nearby museum, he imagines he's being betrayed.G

2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Maxwell's Equations"  Maxwell discovers that displacement current produces electromagnetic waves or light. D

2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Optics"  Many properties of light are properties of waves, including reflection, refraction, and diffraction. D

3:00 pm 
Economics U$A  "Federal Reserve"  The rising power of the Federal Reserve Board and the pros and cons of increasing reliance on monetary policy are examined. D

3:30 pm 
Economics U$A  "Stagflation"  Demand-pull and cost-push inflation: looking at the economic crises of the 1970's and the economic expansion of the 1990's. Updated 2002. D

4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Star Power"  SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. D

4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Financial Institutions - All The Same?"  You can have a savings account in one place, a checking account in another, and you can even bank online. Learn about the services offered by different institutions, including investment houses, stock exchanges, payday loan companies, and more. Visit New York City to see how fashion and finance mix. D

5:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "The Truth About Organic Gardening (St. Paul, Mn)"  Buyer beware: just because it's organic doesn't automatically make it a better option. Dr. Jeff Gillman, a popular gardening author and an associate professor of horticulture, helps us become more discerning gardeners as we explore specific examples or organics in a fun and illuminating way. We'll discover some enlightening examples of what works, what doesn't, and get to the bottom of some of the most popular claims. D

5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Trash Creep"  Perfectamundo isn't so perfect anymore - the trash is out of control! A giant garbage heap threatens to break through the cybersite's dome, and the CyberSquad must become garbologists in order to reduce the rubbish. Hacker, meanwhile, is digging through the very same heap for some mistakenly discarded seeds that will allow him to grow an army of monster plants to take over Cyberspace. Will he find the seeds before the Perfectamundians solve their trash problem? Or is the dome doomed?. D

6:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Springtime Tees"  Just because the weather is warm doesn't mean you have to put down your needles and hooks! Deborah is joined by Ellen Gormley who will show how to crochet up the Whole Latte Love Tee with an easy openwork yoke and textured stripes. Lena will then show how to stitch up the Knit Lace Sampler T-shirt. Ellen is in the stitch corner with the Fishbone stitch. D

6:30 pm 
Frank Clarke Simply Painting Around The World: China  "Bye Bye to Beijing"  Finally, Frank learns more about two of China's most distinctive crafts: lacquer work and snuff bottle painting. He concludes the series with his own exhibition in Beijing. D

7:00 pm 
The Forever Wisdom of Dr. Wayne Dyer   Celebrate the iconic thinker's wisdom teachings and unique ability to translate abstract ideas into down-to-earth lessons that can be applied to everyday life. This inspirational memorial tribute includes memorable stories, both funny and soulful. D

10:00 pm 
Cook's Country  "Southern Stews"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, Brunswick stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brown rice. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for shrimp tools. D

10:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "New Nordic Cuisine"  In this episode, Andreas embarks on a culinary journey, looking for the source of the new Nordic food revolution. The journey begins in Oslo, at Norway's best restaurant, Maaemo. He goes fishing for langoustines and foraging for wild herbs. D

11:00 pm 
Great American Seafood Cook-Off II   Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the sixth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in July 2009. During the Iron Chef-style competition, chefs representing 15 states, including coastal Mississippi, Maine and California, as well as Illinois, West Virginia, Kentucky and Idaho, created dishes using seafood from their home state or from local sustainable fisheries. THE GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF contains highlights from this one-day event. D

11:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Hong Kong - Part One"  Burt returns to Hong Kong for his 10th visit and takes a look at how things have changed. He explains the history of the gold fish, and the Jade Market. He also takes us on a ride around Victoria Harbor, describes the history of the Chinese Junk, uncovers the power of the Feng Shui Master, and the story behind the Michelin Star restaurants. D

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March 15, 2017
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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.
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