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March 17, 2012
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1:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Revolution of a Different Sort"  Growth in population and surge in transportation and technology which occurs during the first half of the 18th century. Rising immigration, and incidence of nativism. Growth of canal system, emergence of railroads, and its priming of news industry. Industrialists, the emerging factory system, and its effect on workers and artisans.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Nation at War"  American mobilizes for World War II. Strategies employed on both the Pacific and European fronts. U. S. becomes arsenal of allies; residual effects of economic boom. War and the American people: Blacks, Latinos, Native-Americans. Internment of Japanese Americans.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Taking The Offensive"  Roosevelt runs for fourth term; survives only a few months in office. An unprepared vice president Harry Truman takes office. The liberation of Europe and defeat of Germany. The Pacific offensive. The Manhattan Project, dropping of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki; lingering debates over its use.G
3:00 am 
Human Condition  "Weighing In!"  This episode explains how poor food choices and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle combine to contribute to a dramatic increase in obesity in America and explores the link between obesity and the risk of cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer.G
3:30 am 
Human Condition  "Working It Out"  This episode explains why physical fitness and regular exercise are important for individuals of all ages and focuses on physical activity as a valuable lifelong habit, as well as a way to teach teamwork and esprit de corps to children.G
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earthquakes"  Explores the nature and consequences of earthquakes, the factors that cause quakes, their location and characteristics.G
4:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Geologic Time"  Helps students develop a sense of the vast amounts of time over which logic processes have been at work.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
Second Opinion  "HIV In Middle Age"  While sexually transmitted diseases were once thought of as a problem in the young population, diseases such as HIV are rising at alarming rates in the middle age and elderly. Social, medical, physical and cultural factors are contributing to this trend. D
6:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Good Catch!"  Grilled Swordfish With Spicy Yogurt Sauce; Baked Mackerel With Potatoes And Onions; Seafood With "Handkerchiefs"; Poached Trout In Vegetable Broth. D
7:00 am 
America's Home Cooking: One Skillet Meals   Chris Fennimore and Nancy Polinsky team up for this special featuring talented home cooks and their one-skillet meals. These cherished family recipes include hearty soups, stews and cheesy casseroles that move from the stove to the table in one pan. The "no-fuss" recipes also include steak pizzaiola, skillet Reubens, spaghetti with clams and apple skillet cobbler.G
10:00 am 
Eat & Cook Healthy! with Dr. John La Puma   Eat & Cook Healthy! with Dr. John LaPuma is a program that teaches viewers to experience food they can't wait to make, and grab the energy and good health to reclaim their lives. Anyone who loves food, wants to have more energy, wants to reverse his or her family health history, or wants to know what to eat to get and stay healthy should watch Eat & Cook Healthy! with Dr. John LaPuma. Its recipes, meals, and menus can work within minutes of eating them. D
11:30 am 
Use Your Brain to Change Your Age with Dr. Daniel Amen   Do you want to feel more fit, energized, and mentally sharp? You can -- the fountain of youth is literally between your ears. A healthy brain is the key to staying vibrant and alive for a long time and an unhealthy brain will take your life early. In this powerful special DVD, clinical neuroscientist and bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen shares simple steps to boost your brain to help you live longer, look younger and dramatically decrease your risk for Alzheimer's disease. D
1:00 pm 
Qi Gong: Deeper Flow with Lee Holden   Master instructor Lee Holden guides viewers through a deeper journey into the time-honored eastern healing practice of Qi Gong. This ancient Chinese tradition was developed over thousands of years, combining powerful principles from the disciplines of medicine, philosophy, and even martial arts. Now a Doctor of Chinese medicine, Lee Holden began his journey into this practice as a former competitive athlete seeking to regain his edge after a challenging injury. D
2:00 pm 
Irish Rovers: Home In Ireland   Filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland, THE IRISH ROVERS: HOME IN IRELAND celebrates 45 years of the hits made famous by the rollicking Irish Rovers. Known for such folksy jigs as "The Unicorn," "Wasn't That a Party," "Grandma Got Run-Over by a Reindeer," "Whiskey on a Sunday" and "The Black Velvet Band," their songs have become anthems of revelry and joy for generations of fans. With three award-winning television series to their credit, the group takes to the small screen once again to share their love of music and their native land. D
3:30 pm 
Easy Yoga for Easing Pain   Based from her home in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Easy Yoga for Easing Pain will feature Peggy both explaining and demonstrating why yoga can effectively alleviate the pain in painful joints. And to further reinforce the value of incorporating yoga as part of daily living, we will track five or six individuals whom Peggy has been working with to see first hand how her program has affected the quality of their lives. As part of the program, viewers will also be a fly on the wall in one of Peggy's jam-packed yoga classes. D
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
2:00 am 
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
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was Amazon.com's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Letter R Mystery"  Detective Alfie Betts is on vacation at Sesame Street and is enjoying a plate of raisin raspberry ravioli when Telly rushes in very upset because his robot and remote are missing. Then Leela enters looking for her rake and roses. When the raisin raspberry ravioli disappears, too, Detective Alfie Betts decides it's time to investigate to find out why things keep going missing. D
4:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Ain't Nothin' But A Pound Dog, Part 1 & Part 2"  Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 1 - Martha loses her collar and winds up in the animal shelter. Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 2 - When Martha's family comes to take her home, she decides she can't leave her shelter friends behind.G
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Muddled-Up Fairytales"  Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!. D
5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Ignatz's Inertia"  Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia! (Educational objective - Inertia). D
5:30 am 
WordWorld  "Sh-Sh-Shark!/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Sh-Sh-Shark!: Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. D
6:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Letter R Mystery"  Detective Alfie Betts is on vacation at Sesame Street and is enjoying a plate of raisin raspberry ravioli when Telly rushes in very upset because his robot and remote are missing. Then Leela enters looking for her rake and roses. When the raisin raspberry ravioli disappears, too, Detective Alfie Betts decides it's time to investigate to find out why things keep going missing. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley"  George hears a mysterious and loud thumping sound. George wants to be a dog instead of a monkey.G
7:30 am 
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
8:00 am 
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
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "King Cryolophosaurus/Buddy The Tracker"  King Cryolophosaurus - Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur named King who has a big swooping crest on his head and a voice that sounds an awful lot like Elvis Presley. Buddy the Tracker - Buddy and Don are "footprint detectives" as they track and find creatures they know at the Big Pond. The plot thickens when they discover fossilized tracks that are millions of years old!. D
9:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. D
9:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Draco"  While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Gliding, Gravity. D
10:00 am 
WordWorld  "Sh-Sh-Shark!/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Sh-Sh-Shark!: Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. D
10:30 am 
WordGirl  "Leslie Makes It Big/Mouse Brain Take-Over"  LESLIE MAKES IT BIG - When Mr. Big gets hauled off to jail, his assistant, Leslie, takes over to carry out their latest evil plan-building the most powerful mind control device ever! Will Mr. Big help WordGirl defeat Leslie, or will Leslie become bigger than Mr. Big? Vocabulary Words: Ridiculous, Assume. MOUSE BRAIN TAKE-OVER - Just as WordGirl is about to give TJ, the winner of the "WordGirl Synonym Contest," a tour of her secret hide-out, she discovers Dr. Two-Brains' is going on an all-out cheese rampage. This time he's more evil (and more mousy) than ever! Vocabulary Words: Abandon, Dilemma. D
11:00 am 
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
11:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Todos Santos Magic"  Maybe it's the water, maybe it's the desert, but there's definitely magic in the charming Baja town called Todos Santos. It all starts at Art & Beer, a funky roadside bar on the outskirts of town that serves generous cocktails and outstanding appetizers. Then Rick checks into the Hotel California before meeting up with his local buddy, Sergio Jaurequi, for a history lesson about the town's disappearing and reappearing water supply. D
12:00 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
12:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "European Flower Box, Part 2"  In this session, Jerry focuses on cleaning up the window area and details on the wall. Adding shadows around the windows and suggesting brick work will add interest to the painting. The flowers are next added using layers of color with loose scumbling strokes. D
1:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Souper Soups for Supper"  Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. D
1:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Matterhorn Region, Switzerland"  Burt takes us on a helicopter tour of Switzerland's most beautiful Alpine peaks, discovers why glaciers form and why the earth will get warmer during the next four decades, no matter what. We ride the highest cogwheel railroad in Europe, go to the top of the Matterhorn and find out why people started climbing mountains in the first place, meet the dogs of St. Bernard, watch the championship battle of the fighting cows and hear the oldest playable organ in the world. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was Amazon.com's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G
2:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Chevrolet Corvette Centennial Edition Zr1"  Road Test: Chevrolet Corvette Centennial Edition ZR1. Energy Smart Road Test: Honda Civic Hybrid. Goss' Garage: Two-Wheel Alignment. D
3:00 pm 
Financial Fitness After 50! with Paul Merriman   Educator, author and money manager Paul Merriman offers a straightforward program to help the nation's 79 million baby boomers ready themselves for retirement despite today's financial uncertainties. Merriman's five life-changing choices to help grow and manage money into retirement include: Trust the academics, listening to experts who don't profit from a person's investments; use smart diversification by making use of historic data; minimize expenses; automate the process; add bonds to prevent making the wrong moves at the wrong time.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
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   See how one teacher creatively manages transitions from one activity or location to another while keeping students engaged and learning. Watch students have fun drawing monsters to learn descriptive writing skills. See how 7th graders develop strong conceptual understanding of the often-challenging topic of integer addition. D
3:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Bike Making"  Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world. D
3:30 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Cheerleading"  Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip. D
4:00 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland"  Rick tours Belfast and the Antrim Coast. He seeks thrills at Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island, taste-tests Irish whiskey, scrambles over six-sided rock columns and follows the beat of Irish music.G
6:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Dublin, Ireland"  For over 700 years Dublin lived under foreign domination. Today, however, it is an independent Republic with one of the highest per capita incomes in Europe and a fashionable destination for tourists. Burt Wolf explores the city's Viking history, visits the Guinness brewery to learn how to "pull" a perfect pint, discovers the origin of the Guinness Book of Records, tours the town's classic pubs, and finds out why the ancient Book of Kells is the most valued cultural object in Ireland. D
7:00 am 
Tommy Makem's Ireland   Acclaimed Irish folksinger Tommy Makem transports viewers on an armchair tour of his favorite places in Ireland in TOMMY MAKEM'S IRELAND. These eclectic and engaging programs, taped on location, travel throughout Makem's native land - from its craggy northern shores to the historic capital. Makem, one of Ireland's favorite sons, visits pubs, churches, castles and cliffs from Dublin and Connemarra to Belfast and the Dingle Peninsula. D
8:00 am 
Tommy Makem's Ireland   Acclaimed Irish folksinger Tommy Makem transports viewers on an armchair tour of his favorite places in Ireland in TOMMY MAKEM'S IRELAND. These eclectic and engaging programs, taped on location, travel throughout Makem's native land - from its craggy northern shores to the historic capital. Makem, one of Ireland's favorite sons, visits pubs, churches, castles and cliffs from Dublin and Connemarra to Belfast and the Dingle Peninsula. D
9:00 am 
Easy Yoga for Easing Pain   Based from her home in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Easy Yoga for Easing Pain will feature Peggy both explaining and demonstrating why yoga can effectively alleviate the pain in painful joints. And to further reinforce the value of incorporating yoga as part of daily living, we will track five or six individuals whom Peggy has been working with to see first hand how her program has affected the quality of their lives. As part of the program, viewers will also be a fly on the wall in one of Peggy's jam-packed yoga classes. D
10:00 am 
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 am 
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 am 
Biography of America, A  "New World Encounters"  Professor Miller introduces A Biography of America and its team of historians. The program looks at the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America, and the explorations of Columbus, DeSoto, and the Spanish. D
11:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "English Settlement"  As the American character begins to take shape in the early seventeenth century, English settlements develop in New England and Virginia. Their personalities are dramatically different. Professor Miller explores the origins of values, cultures, and economies that have collided in the North and South throughout the American story. D
12:00 pm 
Principles for Principals  "Changing Pedagogy"  Education reform in math and science implies changing teaching and learning strategies in the classroom. Principals discuss how they can foster effective pedagogy.G
1:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Trading Globally"  Explore the global economy. D
2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   See how one teacher creatively manages transitions from one activity or location to another while keeping students engaged and learning. Watch students have fun drawing monsters to learn descriptive writing skills. See how 7th graders develop strong conceptual understanding of the often-challenging topic of integer addition. D
3:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Bike Making"  Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world. D
3:30 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Cheerleading"  Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip. 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
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Sean Penn (actor/human rights advocate) (Pt. 1). D
2:00 am 
Nature  "Born Wild: The First Days of Life"  Nature follows the dangerous first few days after birth of several species, from marmoset to moose to elephant and gorilla. The result is a film of miniature drama and huge spectacle, and comes to some surprising conclusions about human beings.G
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Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Queen Noor of Jordan"  The first American-born queen of an Arab country talks about her late husband's efforts to maintain peace in the Middle East, how she balanced tradition with her role as a contemporary queen, and her initiative Global Zero, launched in 2008 to eliminate nuclear weapons worldwide. D
5:00 am 
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5:30 am 
6:00 am 
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
7:30 am 
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
8:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Two Wise Men of Wall Street"  Guests: Peter Bernstein, deceased, risk expert and author of Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk Charles Ellis, Global Financial Consultant, author of Winning the Loser's Game. On this week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack, two of the wisest men on Wall Street give advice for the ages. Consuelo Mack revisits her exclusive interview with the late, great Peter Bernstein, one of the world's greatest experts on financial risk and her exclusive interview with world-renowned financial consultant Charles Ellis, who explains how to win what he calls "The Losers Game," investing. D
8:30 am 
9:00 am 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G
10:00 am 
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
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was Amazon.com's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G
11:00 am 
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11:30 am 
12:00 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
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
2:30 pm 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Queen Noor of Jordan"  The first American-born queen of an Arab country talks about her late husband's efforts to maintain peace in the Middle East, how she balanced tradition with her role as a contemporary queen, and her initiative Global Zero, launched in 2008 to eliminate nuclear weapons worldwide. D
3:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Two Wise Men of Wall Street"  Guests: Peter Bernstein, deceased, risk expert and author of Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk Charles Ellis, Global Financial Consultant, author of Winning the Loser's Game. On this week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack, two of the wisest men on Wall Street give advice for the ages. Consuelo Mack revisits her exclusive interview with the late, great Peter Bernstein, one of the world's greatest experts on financial risk and her exclusive interview with world-renowned financial consultant Charles Ellis, who explains how to win what he calls "The Losers Game," investing. D
3:30 pm 
European Journal  "A German Ss Crime - Finally Under Investigation"  France/Germany: The Oradour Massacre: In June 1944, the SS killed at least 642 people in the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane. Only now have the German police searched the apartments of the soldiers allegedly involved. To this day, none of the participants in the massacre have been charged in a German court. D
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
10:00 pm 
10:30 pm 
11:00 pm 
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