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March 18, 2012
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4:30 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
5:30 pm 
Downton Abbey - Behind The Drama   This MASTERPIECE special goes behind the scenes of the popular MASTERPIECE CLASSIC drama to review the storylines of the first two seasons about the people who live, and work, in an English manor house in the early 20th century with pivotal moments highlighted. Writer Julian Fellowes and the actors who bring Downton inhabitants to life provide insight into the characters of the series.G
6:34 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
8:03 pm 
Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2   To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the international stage phenomenon, the show's producer Cameron Mackintosh stages a one-time concert at the O2 Arena in London. More than 300 actors and musicians take part. Tenor Alfie Boe, who sings the part of Jean Valjean, will be in Sun Valley later this year and a ticket opportunity is available when pledging support. On the day of the concert, London was home to three simultaneous productions of the musical: the long-running original production at the Queen's Theater, the new 25th anniversary production at the Barbican, and the concert. Cast members from both stage productions and members of the 1985 London cast also took part in the concert.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
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
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

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