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March 18, 2012
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1:00 pm 
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1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "It's A Job to Get A Job!"  It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 employees. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Avalanche Safety/ Fishing Quotas/ Music In Nature"  Students take a level-one avalanche course with regional expert Glenn Kessler. Musicians Deklun and Pace travel from Mount Hood to the coast with their electronic/trumpet musical improvisations to play for nature.G
3:00 pm 
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
6:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Phantom of the Opera at Royal Albert Hall"  This fully-staged 25th anniversary production stars Ramin Karimloo as The Phantom and Sierra Boggess as Christine. The original Phantom and Christine, Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman, make guest appearances. Other illustrious past Phantoms, including Peter Joback and Colm Wilkinson, join forces for a powerful rendition of "Music of the Night."G
9:30 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
10:00 pm 
Bonsai People - The Vision of Muhammad Yunus   BONSAI PEOPLE - THE VISION OF MUHAMMAD YUNUS takes a compelling look at one Nobel Peace Prize winner's attempt to harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger and inequality. Muhammad Yunus - one of only seven people in the world to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal - pioneered the innovative banking program known as microcredit. The program, which provides poor people with small loans they can use to launch businesses, has since spread to every continent and has benefited more than 100 million families. D
11:00 pm 
1421: The Year China Discovered America?   British author Gavin Menzies theorizes that Zheng He and his Ming fleet of more than 100 ships reached America before Columbus.G
1:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Finding Your Voice"  Drawing on themes of conflict and genocide that eighth-graders are studying in their World Cultures class, four arts teachers organize an interdisciplinary unit that encourages students to use their artwork as a form of protest. D
2:00 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Fear of Death and Dying"  Despite the centuries-old human struggle to "domesticate" death, the moment itself often remains frightening. A man diagnosed with AIDS and a woman dealing with recurrent cancer discuss how physical pain and fear of what may happen next affect their views of the future. An older couple explains the rational motives, and the emotional difficulties, behind their decision to prepare an "advance directive. D
2:30 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Sudden Death"  Special issues arise when death comes without warning. A woman widowed by the Oklahoma City bombing talks about how she handled the sudden news and loss of her husband. An ambulance paramedic discusses the reactions to imminent death among those he assists. D
3:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "Candide"  A satirical novel following the travails of Candide, a hopeless optimist whose faith in his tutor's mantra that his is "the best of all possible worlds" is tested beyond all limits. Volaire's challenge to the aristocracy of his day proves refreshingly amusing and biting today. Original illustrations, songs, and comic book figures plumb the depths of this satire. D
3:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "Things Fall Apart"  In this foundational modern African novel, Chinua Achebe's story follows the lives of people trying to understand which belief systems deserve their loyalty. The protagonist, Okonkwo is a tribal leader who battles neighboring villages, the English, and his own demons in early colonial Nigeria. The perspectives of readers from around the world reveal the novel's universal themes. D
4:00 pm 
Original Minds   Five teenagers stigmatized by being in Special Ed. struggle to articulate how their brains work, and discover that they are smarter than they thought. In a one-size-fits-all educational system, kids with learning disabilities suffer from lack of self-esteem. D
5:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Shrimp Remoulade, Baked Oysters with Mushrooms, and Rice Calas. D
5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sandwich Night"  Who doesn't love a sandwich? Sara's are hearty and juicy and a snap to prepare and serve. Make your own easy Beer Bread, then stuff it with super easy cheaters like Pulled Chicken Barbecue and Pickled Cucumbers you make yourself. Fried Catfish BLTs bulk up the traditional sandwich with some crunchy fish filets and tricked-up basil mayonnaise. D
6:00 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
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Close to Home, but a World Away"  Thirty-two beautiful islands, off the beaten track, yet in your backyard, is what Joseph discovers on his St. Vincent & the Grenadines adventure. These stunning Caribbean isles offer a wide range of water activities from snorkeling and diving to swimming and sailing. D
7:00 pm 
Moments to Remember: My Music   Patti Page, Nick Clooney, Peter Marshall, Wink Martindale and the LAWRENCE WELK SHOW's Mary Lou Metzger co-host new performances and archival classics from the late 1950s and early 1960s pop era. Many legends of the period return to the stage, including Frankie Laine and Roger Williams who have since died. Julius LaRosa, the Four Lads, Four Aces, Four Freshmen, Lenny Welch, the Platters and the DeCastro Sisters also perform.G
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Natural Style"  Donna creates a natural-colored stylized wall hanging from a floor cloth canvas. She appliqu�s designs on a tote bag using sewing machine stitches like a paintbrush.G
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italian-American and Truly Italian"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "A Tribute to Beloved Critic Howard Kissel"  We pay tribute to our beloved colleague, the late critic Howard Kissel with a rebroadcast of our award-winning 2009 program, "A Walk through The Players Club." On this show Kissel, a writer, actor and frequent contributor to our program, guided us through The Players Club, a landmark of the American theater and shared stories with us about the people and events connected with it. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Do Humans Have Free Will?"  Free will seems so obvious. Whatever I want to do, I just do. But could "I" be fooled? Some say that free will is an illusion. D
1:30 pm 
Soma Girls   SOMA GIRLS (2009) explores the lives of girls growing up in a hostel in Kolkata, India. From ages 6 to 17, the film follows these intelligent, funny and high-energy girls as they overcome extraordinary circumstances to lead ordinary lives. Official Selection - 2010 South Side Film Festival, 12th Mecal International Short Film Festival (Barcelona), Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival. D
2:00 pm 
Appalachians   The many Native American tribes who lived in these mountains initially intermarried and traded with early European explorers. When the Scots, Scotch-Irish and others poured into the area in the 1740s, decades of fighting began. As the newcomers settled in, they retained their traditional music and culture in the mountainous isolation. Part 1 of 3G
3:00 pm 
Appalachians   President Andrew Jackson, a son of Appalachia, orders the removal of the Cherokee, marching them to what is now Oklahoma. In the Civil War, the mountains become a fierce battleground with families split between North and South. Timber, railroads and coal mining bring jobs to the area, but the outside investors also exploit the land and workers. Part 2 of 3G
4:00 pm 
Appalachians   The phonograph and radio expose mountain people to new influences and their own music reaches across America. The New Deal of the 1930s and the War on Poverty in the 1960s help relieve the area's continuing poverty. Outside investors still control much of the land, but today, the mountains' cities are vibrant and traditional culture is revived. Part 3 of 3G
5:00 pm 
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
6:00 pm 
60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music)   Legends of the 1960s unite in this all-new live performance "My Music" special. Co-hosts Peter Noone and Davy Jones sing their biggest hits focusing on the years 1965 - 1969. This latest follow up to "My Generation - The '60s", includes pop sounds from Frat Rock to Surf Pop, the British Beats to the Breakthrough Bands, Motown, Soul and Pop classics -- with many artists and groups appearing for the first time on the "My Music" stage. Among the groups performing are Paul Revere and the Raiders doing "Kicks," Jefferson Starship with "White Rabbit," The Kingsmen with "Louie, Louie," and Chad & Jeremy with "A Summer Song."G
8:00 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
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
Jimmy Carter: American Experience   This biography traces an ambitious country boy from a peanut farm in Plains, Georgia, to the Oval Office. It examines his leadership failures during the turbulent 1970s and explores the role religion played in his career. Since leaving the White House, Carter has devoted himself to bringing peace to war-torn countries, eradicating life-threatening diseases, and housing America's poorest citizens.G
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Judge and the General"  THE JUDGE AND THE GENERAL reveals the transformation of Judge Juan Guzm�n in Chile as he is assigned by judicial lottery to investigatethe first criminal cases filed against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. An international detective story, the film follows the judge as he uncovers the truth about the regime he had supported. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ugly Duckling: Becoming A Swan"  Pig is too big for his bed and his sneakers are pinching his feet - what is going on? The superhero readers zoom into the story of The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan, and meet a little guy who is experiencing growing pains of his own. Super Why and his friends help Duckling accept himself as he is while Pig learns an important lesson about the benefits of getting bigger. Educational Objectives: To learn about getting bigger. D
1:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Failure to Launch"  Hubert the Human Cannonball comes to Sesame Street to be launched out of a cannon, across the yard, and into a bucket of blue gelatin. He starts to set up all his stuff in the arbor and takes out a ruler so he can make sure the bucket is exactly five feet from the cannon. Baby Bear helps him measure it, Elmo and Telly help him into the cannon, and?drum roll please?there's a poof and Hubert tumbles out. D
3:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Super Kick!"  In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails really far. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force makes something move really far and fast-just like kicking a soccer ball! (Educational objective - Force). D
3:30 pm 
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
4:00 pm 
Caillou  "Nature"  Today Caillou discovers the wonders of the natural world. Grandma introduces Caillou to the many birds that live in the park, and then gives him a bird house for his own backyard. That's why Caillou's prepared when he and Sarah find a baby bird that's fallen from its nest, and they nurse it back to health. D
4:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Shrinking Blankey/Things I Can Do"  The Shrinking Blankey - Baby Bop's blankey seems to be getting smaller; she's convinced it's shrinking. But Barney shows her that, actually, she is growing. Baby Bop is not sure she likes this idea at first, but Barney soon helps her see that growing and changing are very good things! Things I Can Do - Baby Bop isn't satisfied with the things she can do. D
5:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
5:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Lids"  Animal Junction becomes a petting zoo when all sorts of goats and sheep decide to "visit." Unfortunately, for the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo, their snack machine breaks down and they are left holding the "feed" bag!G
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Unbalanced/Curious George Vs. Winter"  George wants to be an acrobat and learns interesting things about freezing and melting.G
6:30 pm 
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
7:00 pm 
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
7:30 pm 
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
8:00 pm 
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
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Zeus on the Loose"  (topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. D
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "How to Really Train Your Dog"  Uncle MacRuffmantosh is hot on the trail of the Helmet of Victory! He's chartered a train scheduled to arrive at the helmet's hidden location-but the train is riddled with riddles. Ruff sends the six FETCHers to figure out the riddles on the train, which will unlock a mysterious briefcase. But there are others who won't stop until THEY get the briefcase. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Doghouse Rock/Guess Who's Coming to Birdwell Island"  DOGHOUSE ROCK: Mac wants to join the pop band T-Bone has put together, but has a hard time finding where his talents fit in. With the help of his good friends, Mac discovers he has a special talent for writing. GUESS WHO'S COMING TO BIRDWELL ISLAND: When a famous dog champion Oscar OwenBright Like The Sun comes to Birdwell, the dogs go out of their way to impress him. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/Bats in the Belfry"  D.W.'S Stray Netkitin - D.W. D
10:30 pm 
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
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Unbalanced/Curious George Vs. Winter"  George wants to be an acrobat and learns interesting things about freezing and melting.G
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D

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