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April 15, 2012
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1:00 am 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Voices of the Sea"  Whales and dolphins use sound to hunt, to communicate with one another, and to "see" and experience the world around them. They use ultrasound to see inside other creatures, clicks and whistles to speak, echolocation to navigate and hunt in the depths where light cannot guide them. The filmmakers dive into the depths to film these creatures and the sounds they generate. Part 3 of 3G
2:00 am 
Frontline  "Nuclear Aftershocks"  In the nearly one year since the devastating earthquake and tsunami crippled Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex, the world has been re-examining nuclear power. FRONTLINE correspondent Miles O'Brien visits one emerging battleground - the controversial relicensing of the Indian Point nuclear plant, located only 38 miles from Manhattan.G
3:00 am 
MI-5   Beth and Dimitri are undercover Home Office representatives tasked with keeping delegates apart who are arriving for top secret talks between Israel and Palestine. The American president, under the guise of his first state visit to England, is chairing the talks. When a plot to kill the president is uncovered, they must also track down the assailant.G
4:00 am 
William and Mary   On the day before the wedding, William and Mary make the final move into their new home. But before the happy day, they attend Tracy Mellor's funeral and find a way to compromise disparate family wishes.G
5:00 am 
Inside Out  "Getting It Together"  Until recent decades, little was known about how to treat psychological disorders. People who were seriously disturbed were hidden away or confined to institutions, and treated in ways that look appalling by today's standards. This episode looks intently at both psychological and biomedical therapies, and combined approaches that are proving successful in the treatment of mental illnesses. D
5:30 am 
Inside Out  "People to People"  People interacting with people, individually and in groups, as friends or sometimes foes is a fascinating, never-ending source of study material for social psychologists. This episode explores social thinking, social influence, and social relations of both the antisocial and prosocial varieties. Why do people do what they do? What kinds of force does a group exert? And how can cooperative efforts and improved communication begin to chip away at the antagonisms built by years of aggression and conflict?. D
6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Friendship Is Important - for Caring & Fun"  Mister Rogers uses empty milk cartons, oatmeal boxes and other household cast-offs to create a miniature sandbox village. He explains that getting to be friends is like building bridges. Although friends often have hard or sad times, they can also build a stronger and stronger friendship each time they are together. D
6:30 am 
Curious George  "Free Hundley/Bag Monkey"  George, Gnocchi and Charkie join forces to try and rescue Hundley from the local pet shelter.G
7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Under Duck/All Fall Down/ Pocoyo - The Seed"  Quack discovers there's more to his pond than meets the eye. (Namely, fish.) Spooked by falling leaves, Squeak the mouse warns Peep that the entire sky will soon be tumbling down. D
8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Hiccups/Angelina and the Must-Have Bag"  Angelina's Hiccups - Angelina and her friends are preparing to go onstage for a performance when Angelina comes down with a bad case of the hiccups. Through a series of comical events, her friends do everything to try to help cure her! Angelina and the Must Have Bag - When all her friends have an "Eva the Diva" bag, Angelina desperately wants one too. After working hard to earn enough money for one, she discovers that being original and creative is much more exciting than following the crowd!. D
9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "The Big Dino Dig Special (Pt. 3)"  Muck's Track to Trouble - Today's job is to build a railway that will travel around the Dinosaur Fun Park. Scoop, Muck and Scratch are asked to dig out the route, and lay the track. Muck hits a rock that is large and oddly fin-shaped, which forces him to build a rickety bridge over it! A test run begins and as soon as the train is on its way, the rickety bridge begins to crumble! Faced with disaster, Muck swallows his pride and asks for help from the others. D
9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Chez Lou Lou/Under The Sea"  A) Franny visits Paris, where she plays catch with a French poodle named Lou Lou. When they break a vase, Franny urges Lou Lou to tell the truth. Lou Lou's owner realizes that the poodle needs more play time and promises to take her out more often. D
10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "All Together Now"  Ol' Wheezy Wobbles - On Misty Island, Ol' Wheezy has stopped working. Thomas wants to help and says he can fix Ol' Wheezy. He puffs to the Dieselworks, and asks Den and Dart for help because two busy boilers are better than one. D
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors Exclusive: Bill Miller & Paul McCulley, Part 2"  Guests: Paul McCulley, Chairman, Society of Fellows of the Global Interdependence Center; Former Senior Partner, PIMCO Bill Miller, Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, Legg Mason Capital Management. In part two of Consuelo Mack WealthTrack's exclusive interview with Legg Mason's legendary fund manager Bill Miller and bond guru Paul McCulley, the two "Great Investors" reveal which investments they are choosing for the long term. D
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Romney's Push for Women Voters: Mitt Romney went full force for women's support this week while his wife defends her choice to be a stay-at-home mom. Another Shot at ERA: There is anew push to ratify the Constitutional amendment which gives women & men equal rights under US law. We interview Maryland Senator Ben Cardin who wants to remove the deadline to ratify the ERA. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Heritage Village"  Spend the day at Heritage Village Park in Largo, Florida. Sarah enjoys walking thru the old timey village stores, school and firehouse. Roger goes inside a pioneer cabin and paints one of the old fashioned rooms' interior. D
1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Patchwork Primer, Erin Gilday"  Create a warm and cozy winter scarf with tips and tricks for perfect patchwork. D
2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Conquer Curved Seams with Your Serger"  National Sewing Educator Pam Mahshie demonstrates to Mary how to make a wall hanging with curved seams using a serger. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Kitchen and Mud Room Remodel 7"  Dean, Miriam and the HOMETIME crew fire up the fixtures and appliances as they wrap up the project. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Quick Tips & Great Gear"  The Woodsmith editors share some of their favorite shop tips and techniques. Plus, see some great new gear that makes woodworking easier, safer, and more accurate. D
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 2 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook starts by transplanting the shrubs and plants from the front of the house to a place where they can be "heeled in" for safe keeping until the job is complete. Homeowner Joe Titlow shows host Kevin O'Connor how his company builds highly detailed architectural models (and a whole host of other useful items) by printing them with a 3-D printer. Then, Roger gets to work clearing the small trees and overgrowth that are in the way of the new family room addition. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Repairing a Shower Valve; Rebuilding a Wobbly Stair Banister"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner repair her faulty shower valve. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner rebuild her wobbly stair banister. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Edible Landscapes (Los Altos, CA & Mt. Vernon, WA)"  One undeniable and popular trend today is making the most of all your garden space. Today's landscape is not only beautiful but functional too. The edible landscape is the new buzzword and it's sweeping the country as emboldened gardeners spice up their designs with culinary classics. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "An Optimist for Our Times"  Angela Blackwell has spent her adult life advocating practical ways to fulfill America's promise of "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" for all. Now, with our middle class struggling, poverty rising, and inequality growing, the founder and chief executive officer of PolicyLink, an influential research center, finds reasons for hope in the face of these hard realities. On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), Bill Moyers and Blackwell discuss what fuels her optimism. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   It is Brendan's 18th birthday and the family prepares a house party to celebrate. William is keen to finally meet Kate's new boyfriend.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
7:29 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Arctic White Geese/Paragliding Race/Treeverse"  The episode follows a group of volunteers, who for 13 years have been documenting Arctic geese that migrate through the Malheur Refuge where they find geese from Russia and Canada. Then paragliders fill the skies as they compete to reach GPS waypoints spread between Jacksonville and Medford.G
8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Angela Buchdahl, Rick Warren and Yasir Qadhi"  Pastor Rick Warren, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl and Sheik Yasir Qadhi all have complex family histories that shaped their religious beliefs. Research into their roots unearths a story about the spiritual foundations of the United States and the struggle to achieve the ideal of religious freedom and tolerance. Part 5 of 10G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"  This psychological thriller about provincial choirmaster John Jasper's obsession with 17-year-old Rosa Bud and the lengths to which he will go to attain her was left unfinished by Charles Dickens' death. Rosa Bud is in love with Edwin Drood, Jasper's young ward whom the older man dreams of killing. Drood disappears, apparently through foul play. Now writer Gwyneth Hughes follows in the footsteps of other brave wordsmiths, and provides an ending for this tale.G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Old Fossils"  UCOS reopens a case of a paleontologist said to have died in a fall at the Natural History Museum during a corporate event. A new examination of the post mortem suggests the fossil bird specialist may have died from a blow to the head.G
1:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Nashville: Music City"  Known as the capital of country music, Nashville also is home to some of the world's top singer-songwriters and rock and pop bands. Host Jacob Edgar receives a personal tour of Nashville's iconic Grand Ole Opry by country superstar Vince Gill. Then, he sees Elizabeth Miller perform at a funky bar in East Nashville, the bohemian district home to many of the city's musicians. D
2:00 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
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "$16k Subcompact Shootout"  Road Test: $16K Subcompact Shootout. Road Test: 2012 BMW 3-Series. Goss' Garage: Clock Springs & Airbags. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Good Bird's Club"  Big Bird receives an invitation to join the Good Birds Club. On his way to join he sings about how happy he is to be himself. When Big Bird meets the president of the club, he ridicules Big Bird because of his physical appearance. D
5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Castles in the Sea/Get Your Coat"  Castles in the Sea: While playing in the sand on the beach, Duck and Shark discover the perfect home for Shark: a sand castle! But why, oh why, does it disappear every night while Shark is sleeping? When the WordFriends try to hunt down the castle thief, they learn about tides and waves.from a singing Crab. Get Your Coat: Duck thinks Frog doesn't want to play in the rain because Duck accidentally broke Frog's boat. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf"  Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story. D
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 
America Revealed  "Food Machine"  Survivor winner, technology expert and communications attorney Yul Kwon is on a cross-country journey to discover the infrastructure that underpins modern life. He first explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans daily by riding along on a New York City pizza delivery route and then skydiving into California's Central Valley. He meets industrial and urban farmers, crop dusting pilots, long-distance bee truckers and modern cowboys. Part 1 of 4G
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Kite Festival/Trees and Pollution/Ultralight Hiking"  FIELD GUIDE cameras find kites from two inches wide to the size of a parade balloon at Oregon's largest kite festival in Lincoln City. Emerging research shows that plants and trees planted in some locations can add to air pollution because they emit isoprenes, which combine with man-made pollutants to create ozone.G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Costa Mesa - Anaheim"  Meet Team "Tabula Rasa" and follow their first attempts at cold calling, from local restaurants to the White House, hoping to speak with Michelle Obama. They meet each other and their RV for the first time in Southern California, before heading to interview Christian Jacobs, lead singer of The Aquabats, and co-creator, writer, and director of the hugely popular Yo Gabba Gabba pre-school television show. D
10:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "El Paso, TX - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Bruce Shackelford discuss styles and values of vintage spurs against the backdrop of Indian Cliff Ranch. At the convention center highlights include a 1775 Revolutionary War canteen; an 1834 last will of historic Alamo fighter Ben Milam; and a 1787 Debbe Poor sampler, the oldest sampler on record from Andover, Massachusetts, valued at $40,000. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 am 
Circus Dreams   Step into the world of Circus Smirkus, the only traveling youth circus in the United States. Follow a group of talented teens, ages 12 to 18, as they audition, rehearse and take to the road for a summer of performances. There are comments from many of the 27 kids with the circus but the film closely follows a 12-year-old dancer/aerialist, a shy stick-juggling boy, and two girl clowns.G
12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Undersea Mysteries"  NULL
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "West Texas"  In the state capital of Austin, Zay Harding explores everything from rattlesnake hotdogs to bingo with chickens. He checks out the Alamo at San Antonio, spends a night in a haunted hotel and travels to El Paso where he treks into the desert along the old Butterfield trail. He follows Route 66 in a 1960s Mustang and competes in Amarillo's steak-eating challenge.G
2:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "All in the Family"  Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you're a mom-and-pop shop or the Ford Motor Corporation. Learn how families work, grow, and fight their way to profits. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Newberry Crater Geothermal"  A geothermal experiment outside Newberry Crater aims to get hot water out of a dry well with the hope of creating massive reservoirs two miles underground. The earth would heat the cold water injected into fissures in the rocks and pumps would bring the hot water back above ground for energy production.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice: Serene, Decadent, and Still Kicking"  Rick traces the city's history. He visits famous tourist haunts and experiences places sought out by local residents in this opening episode of a new season of shows.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 
Titanic with Len Goodman   Once a welder for the company that built the ship, the "Dancing With the Stars" judge examines the impact of the sinking on the thousands of affected families. He reveals tales from among the handpicked men who helped build the ship and then died with her, and the ship's band. He uncovers the stories of 700 emigrants on board, and descendants of wealthy ancestors who survived the tragedy, only to pay for their lives with their reputations.G
7:00 pm 
Saving The Titanic   With an ensemble cast and based on eyewitness accounts, this historical drama seeks to tell what happened in the engine and boiler rooms after the collision through the story of nine men from the engineering crew. These men fight to hold back the sea and keep the ship's power systems running even as they learn that all is lost.G
8:00 pm 
Michael Graves: The Warehouse   The architect and designer opens the door to his private home in Princeton, New Jersey, which serves a a showpiece for Graves' interests and influences. The once derelict warehouse is now a living space, marrying the structure's original 1920s artisanal design with his personal touches. His private tour includes his cherished collections.G
8:30 pm 
Young Lincoln   Historians share their insight into Abraham Lincoln's boyhood, his close family bonds and personal tragedies that helped shape his attitudes, mold his character and cast a dark shadow of depression on his adult life.G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "El Paso, TX - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Bruce Shackelford discuss styles and values of vintage spurs against the backdrop of Indian Cliff Ranch. At the convention center highlights include a 1775 Revolutionary War canteen; an 1834 last will of historic Alamo fighter Ben Milam; and a 1787 Debbe Poor sampler, the oldest sampler on record from Andover, Massachusetts, valued at $40,000. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Titanic with Len Goodman   Once a welder for the company that built the ship, the "Dancing With the Stars" judge examines the impact of the sinking on the thousands of affected families. He reveals tales from among the handpicked men who helped build the ship and then died with her, and the ship's band. He uncovers the stories of 700 emigrants on board, and descendants of wealthy ancestors who survived the tragedy, only to pay for their lives with their reputations.G
11:00 pm 
Saving The Titanic   With an ensemble cast and based on eyewitness accounts, this historical drama seeks to tell what happened in the engine and boiler rooms after the collision through the story of nine men from the engineering crew. These men fight to hold back the sea and keep the ship's power systems running even as they learn that all is lost.G
1:00 am 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "When I Was In School...."  Changing old ways is not easy. Communication is the first step toward encouraging support for new assessment strategies. This workshop will focus on the importance of collaboration among teachers, administrators, and especially parents, when implementing assessment reform in a school or district. D
2:30 am 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Babies Are Children, Too"  The special concerns when caring for infants in groups and the importance of nurturing care. D
3:00 am 
Portraits of Emotion   Portraits of Emotion is a feature length documentary film that follows over the course of four years the life of 14-year-old Jonathan Lerman, an artistic prodigy who is diagnosed with autism, a lifelong developmental disability that affects learning, communication and social interaction. While capable of drawing astonishing portraits that capture the nuances of human emotion, Jonathan is unable to effectively verbally communicate his feelings. By giving the audience an in-depth look inside Jonathan's life, Portraits of Emotion builds awareness about the effects that autism has on a family over time. D
4:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 2. Encouraging Discussion"  Introduced by Dr. Langer, this program concentrates on discussion and its importance in helping engaged readers go further in the text. The on–screen teachers talk about ways to encourage whole–class and small–group discussion, the importance of asking the right questions to provoke thoughtful discussion, and making the discussion inclusive, including both talkative and reticent students. Their discussion is punctuated by visits to their classrooms, where discussion flourishes. D
5:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Facilitating Discussion"  Students in Tanya Schnabl's sixth–grade language arts class in rural Sherburne, New York, become involved with Among the Hidden, Margaret Peterson Haddix's futuristic text. As Schnabl encourages discussion of the text on many levels, the students move beyond their first impressions of the book to internalize lessons and make them their own. D
5:18 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Seminar Discussion"  Dorothy Franklin's diverse seventh–grade language arts classroom in the heart of Chicago focuses on Langston Hughes's short story, "Passing." Franklin encourages her students to take on the perspective of the characters in the text, with some surprising and satisfying results. D
5:37 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Dramatic Tableaux"  This program features the seventh–grade Berlin, Maryland, classroom of Dr. Jan Currence. Currence and her students delve into Christopher Paul Curtis's The Watsons Go to Birmingham — 1963. Currence first models and then engages students in tableau activities, in which students draw on their experiences to bring the text to life for others. D
6:00 am 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Loy Krathong Festival at Sukhothai"  Thai Hom Mali Rice, Red Curry Chicken, Thai style Omelets and Sauteed Broccoli with Bacon are made.G
6:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sunday Comfort Meals"  Why rush? Sunday meals are all about comfort, familiar dishes made with love and eaten with family and friends. On top of the list is Roast Chicken Stuffed with Zucchini and Cheese to keep it moist and flavorful. Deviled Bones sounds gothic, but it's meaty, tender short ribs coated with a kick of mustard for heat. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Lisbon and the Algarve"  Rick explores Lisbon, a mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. He finds salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mixed with ornate architecture recalling the days when Portugal was a world power. On the coast, Rick visits the Algarve, explores Cape Sagres and savors pristine beaches.G
7:30 am 
Travelscope  "Greece - Cruising The Isles"  A Greek Island cruise sounds like a bit of a cliche, but not when Joseph and the crew of Travelscope make landing on some of the Goddess Athena's special children. There's plenty of ancient history and beautiful scenic bays to explore, but the real life of the voyage is the opportunity to pull the small cruise ship right up to the docks and discover the heart and soul of the Greek isles and the people who inhabit them. There's always a story to be told and a laugh to share around a table of great food, local wine and music. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Shape and Form"  After pointing out examples at the Garden Home Retreat, Allen heads to Kentucky for a tour of Churchill Downs race track. He also visits the Arkansas governor mansion, where bare root roses are being planted.G
8:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Repairing a Shower Valve; Rebuilding a Wobbly Stair Banister"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner repair her faulty shower valve. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner rebuild her wobbly stair banister. D
9:00 am 
For Your Home  "Don't Forget The Yard"  Since the outside matters as much as the inside, Vicki and Sloan share their garden designs and vision. They get expert advice to keep the landscape environmentally friendly, personal and low maintenance. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Minty Holiday"  Host Katie Brown creates recipes and projects inspired by the festive red and white peppermint. In the Kitchen: refreshing mashed potato blend, rack of lamb with minty glaze, and Kim's thin mint cookies. Projects: Peppermint place settings and a tabletop sign that spells JOY. D
10:00 am 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Spring Flowers"  Liz Porter shares her techniques for using fusible web and windowing for a simple applique project. D
10:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Geranium-Mania"  Donna teaches how to paint geraniums using small brushes and her One Stroke techniques. Then turn ordinary clay flowerpots into works of art with easy to master shading techniques. D
11:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Beef Meets Grill"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make real Texas Barbecued Beef ribs at home. next, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews paper plates, and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to preparing perfectly char-Grilled steaks at home. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Italian Beef Sandwich"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part II)"  The carnage of My Lai raises the issue of confidentiality between the soldier, his religious confessor, and military justice. Generals debate the clash between military tribunals and the right of confidentiality with Chaplain Timothy Tatum of the U.S. Army War College, the Reverend J. Bryan Hehir of the U.S. Catholic Conference, and others.G
1:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "When I Was In School...."  Changing old ways is not easy. Communication is the first step toward encouraging support for new assessment strategies. This workshop will focus on the importance of collaboration among teachers, administrators, and especially parents, when implementing assessment reform in a school or district. D
2:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Babies Are Children, Too"  The special concerns when caring for infants in groups and the importance of nurturing care. D
3:00 pm 
Portraits of Emotion   Portraits of Emotion is a feature length documentary film that follows over the course of four years the life of 14-year-old Jonathan Lerman, an artistic prodigy who is diagnosed with autism, a lifelong developmental disability that affects learning, communication and social interaction. While capable of drawing astonishing portraits that capture the nuances of human emotion, Jonathan is unable to effectively verbally communicate his feelings. By giving the audience an in-depth look inside Jonathan's life, Portraits of Emotion builds awareness about the effects that autism has on a family over time. D
4:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 2. Encouraging Discussion"  Introduced by Dr. Langer, this program concentrates on discussion and its importance in helping engaged readers go further in the text. The on–screen teachers talk about ways to encourage whole–class and small–group discussion, the importance of asking the right questions to provoke thoughtful discussion, and making the discussion inclusive, including both talkative and reticent students. Their discussion is punctuated by visits to their classrooms, where discussion flourishes. D
5:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Facilitating Discussion"  Students in Tanya Schnabl's sixth–grade language arts class in rural Sherburne, New York, become involved with Among the Hidden, Margaret Peterson Haddix's futuristic text. As Schnabl encourages discussion of the text on many levels, the students move beyond their first impressions of the book to internalize lessons and make them their own. D
5:18 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Seminar Discussion"  Dorothy Franklin's diverse seventh–grade language arts classroom in the heart of Chicago focuses on Langston Hughes's short story, "Passing." Franklin encourages her students to take on the perspective of the characters in the text, with some surprising and satisfying results. D
5:37 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Dramatic Tableaux"  This program features the seventh–grade Berlin, Maryland, classroom of Dr. Jan Currence. Currence and her students delve into Christopher Paul Curtis's The Watsons Go to Birmingham — 1963. Currence first models and then engages students in tableau activities, in which students draw on their experiences to bring the text to life for others. D
6:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Loy Krathong Festival at Sukhothai"  Thai Hom Mali Rice, Red Curry Chicken, Thai style Omelets and Sauteed Broccoli with Bacon are made.G
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sunday Comfort Meals"  Why rush? Sunday meals are all about comfort, familiar dishes made with love and eaten with family and friends. On top of the list is Roast Chicken Stuffed with Zucchini and Cheese to keep it moist and flavorful. Deviled Bones sounds gothic, but it's meaty, tender short ribs coated with a kick of mustard for heat. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Lisbon and the Algarve"  Rick explores Lisbon, a mix of glorious old and fun-loving new. He finds salty sailors' quarters and wistful Fado singers mixed with ornate architecture recalling the days when Portugal was a world power. On the coast, Rick visits the Algarve, explores Cape Sagres and savors pristine beaches.G
7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Greece - Cruising The Isles"  A Greek Island cruise sounds like a bit of a cliche, but not when Joseph and the crew of Travelscope make landing on some of the Goddess Athena's special children. There's plenty of ancient history and beautiful scenic bays to explore, but the real life of the voyage is the opportunity to pull the small cruise ship right up to the docks and discover the heart and soul of the Greek isles and the people who inhabit them. There's always a story to be told and a laugh to share around a table of great food, local wine and music. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Shape and Form"  After pointing out examples at the Garden Home Retreat, Allen heads to Kentucky for a tour of Churchill Downs race track. He also visits the Arkansas governor mansion, where bare root roses are being planted.G
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Repairing a Shower Valve; Rebuilding a Wobbly Stair Banister"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner repair her faulty shower valve. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner rebuild her wobbly stair banister. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Don't Forget The Yard"  Since the outside matters as much as the inside, Vicki and Sloan share their garden designs and vision. They get expert advice to keep the landscape environmentally friendly, personal and low maintenance. D
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Minty Holiday"  Host Katie Brown creates recipes and projects inspired by the festive red and white peppermint. In the Kitchen: refreshing mashed potato blend, rack of lamb with minty glaze, and Kim's thin mint cookies. Projects: Peppermint place settings and a tabletop sign that spells JOY. D
10:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Spring Flowers"  Liz Porter shares her techniques for using fusible web and windowing for a simple applique project. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Geranium-Mania"  Donna teaches how to paint geraniums using small brushes and her One Stroke techniques. Then turn ordinary clay flowerpots into works of art with easy to master shading techniques. D
11:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Beef Meets Grill"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make real Texas Barbecued Beef ribs at home. next, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews paper plates, and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to preparing perfectly char-Grilled steaks at home. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Italian Beef Sandwich"  NULL
12:30 am 
1:00 am 
American Masters  "Glass: A Portrait of Philip In Twelve Parts"  Filmmaker Scott Hicks - director of the 1996 award winning feature film Shine and more recently No Reservations, for which Philip Glass wrote the score - documents an eventful, but apparently typical, year in the career and personal life of the distinguished composer as he interacts with family, friends and colleagues. Romping with his young children on the Nova Scotia coastline, cooking pizza and deconstructing philosophy in the farmhouse kitchen, creating new works in his cluttered Baltimore studio or collaborating with Chuck Close, Ravi Shankar and Woody Allen, this film follows Glass across three continents - from his annual ride on the Coney Island "Cyclone" in Brooklyn to the world premiere of his new opera in Germany and in performance with a didgeridoo virtuoso in Australia. It is a very intimate, often verite, portrait of artistic sensibility and pursuits. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel invites you to check out some great ideas from incredible K-12 classrooms. You can't help but admire and be motivated by a school for deaf and blind children who work to their fullest potential every day. Watch as difficult vocabulary is woven into every part of a 5th grade classroom, and spend some time examining the new Common Core State Standards in middle school math and English. D
4:00 am 
Civilian Conservation Corps: American Experience   Part of President Franklin Roosevelt's plan to put Americans to work, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) provides more than three million jobs in natural resource conservation. The young men in the corps plant trees, build flood barriers, fight fires and maintain roads and trails. Archival images and personal accounts of CCC veterans relate the story of one of the boldest and most popular New Deal experiments.G
5:00 am 
Wilderness: The Great Debate   For 40 years, the American West has been the nation's battleground for the preservation of wild lands. This one hour documentary explores a host of environmental issues in the American West. Robert Redford joins a cast of leading experts and activists on both sides of this complex conversation on the future of land management in American West and its affect on the planet. D
6:00 am 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Papa Mau: The Wayfinder"  In 1974, Hawaiians sailed the traditional voyaging canoe H??k??le'a from Hawai'i to Tahiti and proved to the world that their ancestors had explored the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean by navigating with the stars. Papa Mau: The Wayfinder is the story of critical role that master navigator Mau Piailug played in that voyage, and the rebirth of Polynesian unity and pride that followed. The H??k??le'a was built by members of the newly formed Polynesian Voyaging Society, who dreamed of sailing in the way of their ancestors. D
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Companeras"  COMPANERAS profiles America?s first all-female mariachi band, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles. Founded in 1994, the 12 members of Reyna shatter age-old stereotypes while expanding the popularity of mariachi music. In a culture and a musical tradition that has always been male-dominated, these women are true pioneers, literally giving voice to Latinas. D
8:00 am 
Global Voices  "A Lion's Trail"  In the 1920s, Zulu singer Solomon Linda composed "Mbube," a hit melody in his native South Africa. Decades later, it skyrocketed to the top of the international pop charts as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." This program follows the beloved song's rocky history, from South Africa to Brooklyn and back, asking why Linda died penniless - while American artists made millions from his music. D
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
10:00 am 
Civilian Conservation Corps: American Experience   Part of President Franklin Roosevelt's plan to put Americans to work, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) provides more than three million jobs in natural resource conservation. The young men in the corps plant trees, build flood barriers, fight fires and maintain roads and trails. Archival images and personal accounts of CCC veterans relate the story of one of the boldest and most popular New Deal experiments.G
11:00 am 
Wilderness: The Great Debate   For 40 years, the American West has been the nation's battleground for the preservation of wild lands. This one hour documentary explores a host of environmental issues in the American West. Robert Redford joins a cast of leading experts and activists on both sides of this complex conversation on the future of land management in American West and its affect on the planet. D
12:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Papa Mau: The Wayfinder"  In 1974, Hawaiians sailed the traditional voyaging canoe H??k??le'a from Hawai'i to Tahiti and proved to the world that their ancestors had explored the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean by navigating with the stars. Papa Mau: The Wayfinder is the story of critical role that master navigator Mau Piailug played in that voyage, and the rebirth of Polynesian unity and pride that followed. The H??k??le'a was built by members of the newly formed Polynesian Voyaging Society, who dreamed of sailing in the way of their ancestors. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Companeras"  COMPANERAS profiles America?s first all-female mariachi band, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles. Founded in 1994, the 12 members of Reyna shatter age-old stereotypes while expanding the popularity of mariachi music. In a culture and a musical tradition that has always been male-dominated, these women are true pioneers, literally giving voice to Latinas. D
2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "A Lion's Trail"  In the 1920s, Zulu singer Solomon Linda composed "Mbube," a hit melody in his native South Africa. Decades later, it skyrocketed to the top of the international pop charts as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." This program follows the beloved song's rocky history, from South Africa to Brooklyn and back, asking why Linda died penniless - while American artists made millions from his music. D
3:00 pm 
Ubaldo   UBALDO tells the story of a religious cultural festival that traces its roots back 850 years. The celebration, known as the "La Festa Dei Ceri," occurs in only two places in the world: the unlikely sister cities of Gubbio, in Umbria, Italy, and Jessup, a coal-mining town in northeast Pennsylvania. Shot entirely on location, UBALDO captures the intensity of key moments from both festivals - from the raising of the statues onto the platforms, to the sprinting of the platform teams to the strategizing of the team captains. D
4:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared  "Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?"  The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. A longtime supporter of former strongmen like Egypt's Mubarak and Tunisia's Ben Ali, the U. S. now faces the uncomfortable result of Arab democracy-the rise of Islamist parties that are less amenable to the West than their autocratic predecessors. Will the Islamists, who once embraced violence, slowly liberalize as they face the difficulties of state leadership? Or will it mean the growth of anti-Americanism and radicalization in the region?. D
5:00 pm 
Civilian Conservation Corps: American Experience   Part of President Franklin Roosevelt's plan to put Americans to work, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) provides more than three million jobs in natural resource conservation. The young men in the corps plant trees, build flood barriers, fight fires and maintain roads and trails. Archival images and personal accounts of CCC veterans relate the story of one of the boldest and most popular New Deal experiments.G
6:00 pm 
Wilderness: The Great Debate   For 40 years, the American West has been the nation's battleground for the preservation of wild lands. This one hour documentary explores a host of environmental issues in the American West. Robert Redford joins a cast of leading experts and activists on both sides of this complex conversation on the future of land management in American West and its affect on the planet. D
7:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Papa Mau: The Wayfinder"  In 1974, Hawaiians sailed the traditional voyaging canoe H??k??le'a from Hawai'i to Tahiti and proved to the world that their ancestors had explored the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean by navigating with the stars. Papa Mau: The Wayfinder is the story of critical role that master navigator Mau Piailug played in that voyage, and the rebirth of Polynesian unity and pride that followed. The H??k??le'a was built by members of the newly formed Polynesian Voyaging Society, who dreamed of sailing in the way of their ancestors. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Companeras"  COMPANERAS profiles America?s first all-female mariachi band, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles. Founded in 1994, the 12 members of Reyna shatter age-old stereotypes while expanding the popularity of mariachi music. In a culture and a musical tradition that has always been male-dominated, these women are true pioneers, literally giving voice to Latinas. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
10:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Papa Mau: The Wayfinder"  In 1974, Hawaiians sailed the traditional voyaging canoe H??k??le'a from Hawai'i to Tahiti and proved to the world that their ancestors had explored the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean by navigating with the stars. Papa Mau: The Wayfinder is the story of critical role that master navigator Mau Piailug played in that voyage, and the rebirth of Polynesian unity and pride that followed. The H??k??le'a was built by members of the newly formed Polynesian Voyaging Society, who dreamed of sailing in the way of their ancestors. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Companeras"  COMPANERAS profiles America?s first all-female mariachi band, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles. Founded in 1994, the 12 members of Reyna shatter age-old stereotypes while expanding the popularity of mariachi music. In a culture and a musical tradition that has always been male-dominated, these women are true pioneers, literally giving voice to Latinas. D

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