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March 17, 2012
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4:30 pm 
Visions of Ireland   A helicopter-mounted camera shares the vantage point of the Irish faeries of ancient lore for serene aerial views above the fog and mist, the remote Skellig Islands, the magnificent windswept Cliffs of Moher, and the perfect angle from which to kiss the Blarney Stone. The itinerary from Belfast to Galway to Dublin explores timeless country glens, abundant fishing ports, the famous golf courses of counties Kerry and Cork, and more, all the way to Tipperary, all set to a soundtrack that includes the fiddles and pipes of traditional jigs and reels and modern Celtic rock.G
6:00 pm 
Daniel O'Donnell Hope and Praise   The Irish singing sensation returns to Branson, Missouri, for this show to perform cherished songs that have personal meaning to the artist. The audience of 2,500 at the Tri-Lakes Center responds enthusiastically to O'Donnell, a 24-member young adult choir, a 12-member children's choir, an orchestra, O'Donnell's band and Mary Duff. Songs include "Morning Has Broken," "Voice of an Angel" and "Annie's Song."G
7:30 pm 
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling: An Irish Parade of Stars (My Music)   This nostalgic journey to the 1950s and 1960s presents footage of performances of songs from and inspired by Ireland. Hosted by Patty Duke and written by Malachy McCourt, the show opens on the streets of Dublin with crooner Bing Crosby offering a pair of Irish folk standards, "Molly Malone" and "McNamara's Band." Tough guy Robert Mitchum teams up with the Ames Brothers for a rendition of "Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ra." Other entertainers featured include: Maureen O'Hara, Rosemary Clooney, Pat Rooney, and the Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem.G
9:00 pm 
Celtic Woman - Believe   Celtic Woman presents a new chapter in its musical journey with this extravagant production, filmed at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. Vocalists Lisa Kelly, Chloe Agnew, Lynn Hilary and Alex Sharpe, and Celtic violinist Mairead Nesbitt perform classic Irish songs ("The Water Is Wide," "Green Grow the Rushes") and timeless Pop anthems ("Bridge Over Troubled Water," "Tears in Heaven"). They give inspirational selections ("You'll Never Walk Alone," "Smile," "Ave Maria") their signature Celtic Woman twist.G
11:01 pm 
Doctor Who Four  "Turn Left"  Donna's world collapses but the Doctor is not in sight. She finds help from a traveler from a parallel universe - Rose Tyler. The pair combine forces to try to save the whole of creation from approaching darkness.G
4:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
5:00 pm 
In Performance at the White House  "A Broadway Celebration"  Nathan Lane is master of ceremonies for a review of hit show tunes from some of Broadway's most beloved musicals. Stars include many 2009-10 Tony Award nominees and winners, performing numbers from Broadway's most popular and successful shows.G
6:00 pm 
Making War Horse   This film reveals the theatrical collaboration that creates a Tony Award-winning play based on Michael Morpurgo's children's novel about World War I. Cameras capture the innovators at Handspring Puppet Company, creating techniques to bring a lifelike horse to the stage for the drama of individual people and animals caught up in the war.G
7:06 pm 
Yanni: Live at El Morro   Yanni, a musical world citizen and popular contemporary composer, fulfills a 20-year-old dream to perform at the 16th-century Castillo San Felipe del Morro in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is backed by his orchestra for this December 2011 concert at the island citadel where sea winds and rainstorms punctuated the performance. He performs career favorites, including "Santorini," "Felista," "Voyage," "The End of August," and "The Rain Must Fall."G
8:34 pm 
Tommy Emmanuel - Center Stage   Tommy Emmanuel is arguably the greatest living acoustic guitar player. Australia's "Entertainer of the Year" and two-time Grammy nominee Emmanuel delivers a dazzling 2007 performance recorded in Chico, California. Using a finger-picking style inspired by Chet Atkins, Emmanuel brings a sense of jazz improvisation into a mix that also includes blues, country, rock, classical and Spanish music.G
10:02 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Widespread Panic"  The Georgian jam band celebrates its 25th anniversary with songs from across the group's career.G
11:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "The Ford Brothers"  This program is a reunion of the original family band with brothers Mark Ford on harmonica and Pat Ford on drums rejoining the incomparable Robben Ford (sideman for Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison as well as the leader of his own award winning jazz group) in a rousing road-house dance party. The concert also features a guest appearance by recording artist Chris Cain. "Playing with the Ford boys took me back to the band with Little Walter and Jimmy Rogers, and that's why I told Chess to sign them up. D
4:00 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Growing Minds"  Two approaches to developing mental ability: the conventional approach and what is currently known as emergent curriculum. D
4:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "It's The Little Things"  The importance of a well-ordered and predictable environment. D
5:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.G
5:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Touring Ireland"  Burt visits Ireland's great pilgrimage sites, follows the trails of St. Patrick, investigates the history of Guinness, learns about the most valuable book in Ireland, looks at the great architecture of Dublin and finds out what's good to eat. This program could easily become the basis for your own fascinating tour of Ireland. D
6:00 pm 
Nature  "River of No Return"  Isaac and Bjornen Babcock head into the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness for a yearlong honeymoon. They capture the beauty and wildlife with their cameras within the wilderness in the heart of Idaho. What begins as a romantic adventure becomes something much greater for the couple - and a tale of hope and celebration for every life trying to make it in the wilderness.G
7:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Geology, A Convergence of Wonders"  The Gem State's story is written in stone, which reveals the forces that produced a landscape that unites, divides and binds together Idahoans. Geologists Bill Bonnichsen and Marty Godchaux lead a tour through the complexities of the topic. Outdoor enthusiasts play amid unique formations - they ski on sand dunes, kayak through canyons, raft over waterfalls, climb rocky outcroppings, and dive into fossil water. The special includes videos of geologic events and examples gathered over decades.G
9:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Ireland's West Coast"  Maxa starts in Galway, shopping for Irish crystal and Celtic jewelry. He takes a salt-sprayed boat to the Aran Islands to scale the heights of a Stone Age fort. To the south, he passes through the eerie landscape of the Burren.G
9:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Dublin and Beyond"  Rudy tours Ireland's urban core. He visits Trinity College, sees the Book of Kells, tours the Guinness Brewery and the Kilmainham jail. Beyond Dublin, he finds inspiration in the hillsides of Glendalough and the Hill of Tara.G
10:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick experiences Ireland in the extreme on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.G
10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Lands of St. Patrick, Ireland"  During the 5th century, Saint Patrick arrived in Ireland and changed the course of the nation's history. Burt Wolf investigates the real story of Patrick's life, visits Patrick's original church, treks to the mystic pilgrimage sites of Lough Derg and Croagh Patrick and explores the reasons why St. Patrick became the patron saint of the Irish. D
11:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Public Trust, Private Interests"  Jeane Kirkpatrick, Joseph A. Califano Jr., Senator Alan Simpson, Peter Jennings, and others address the problems of trust; within government, between one public official and another, and between the government and the public.G
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "How Big Banks Are Rewriting The Rules of Our Economy"  Big banks are rewriting the rules of our economy to the exclusive benefit of their own bottom line. But how did our political and financial class shift the benefits of the economy to the very top, while saddling us with greater debt and tearing new holes in the safety net? This weekend on an encore episode of Moyers & Company (check your local listings), Bill Moyers talks with former Citigroup Chairman John Reed and former Senator Byron Dorgan to explore a momentous instance: how the mid-90's merger of Citicorp and Travelers Group - and a friendly Presidential pen -- brought down the Glass-Steagall Act, a crucial firewall between banks and investment firms which had protected consumers from financial calamity since the aftermath of the Great Depression. In effect, says Moyers, they put the watchdog to sleep. D
5:00 pm 
Julia Child Memories: Bon Appetit!   PBS presents a retrospective that includes some of the most memorable episodes from Child's classic cooking series, THE FRENCH CHEF: "Bouillabaisse à la Marseillaise," "To Roast A Chicken" and "The Omelette Show." In addition to testimonials from noted chefs, the program features commentary from author Julie Powell, who wrote the book on which the film comedy Julie & Julia is based, and Meryl Streep, who stars as Julia Child.G
7:00 pm 
Powder & The Glory   Immigrants Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein some 100 years ago begin to transform cosmetics from a mark of "easy virtue" into a necessity, giving women what they wanted: youth and beauty. Bitter rivals for 50 years, they refuse to meet, yet together they define the business of beauty, revolutionize marketing, and sell both lipstick and a lifestyle. Jane Alexander narrates.G
8:30 pm 
Erma Bombeck: Legacy of Laughter   Friend and neighbor Phil Donahue narrates this profile of the humorous writer who struck a chord with women everywhere with her tales of daily life and families. Interviews with friends and family members are combined with archival photographs, video clips and personal memorabilia to trace her life and career.G
9:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "How Big Banks Are Rewriting The Rules of Our Economy"  Big banks are rewriting the rules of our economy to the exclusive benefit of their own bottom line. But how did our political and financial class shift the benefits of the economy to the very top, while saddling us with greater debt and tearing new holes in the safety net? This weekend on an encore episode of Moyers & Company (check your local listings), Bill Moyers talks with former Citigroup Chairman John Reed and former Senator Byron Dorgan to explore a momentous instance: how the mid-90's merger of Citicorp and Travelers Group - and a friendly Presidential pen -- brought down the Glass-Steagall Act, a crucial firewall between banks and investment firms which had protected consumers from financial calamity since the aftermath of the Great Depression. In effect, says Moyers, they put the watchdog to sleep. D
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