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March 18, 2012
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
2:30 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Shrimp Remoulade, Baked Oysters with Mushrooms, and Rice Calas. D

5:30 am 
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 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick travels through rugged villages and dances in a castle at a medieval folk banquet.G

6:30 am 
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 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Recasting Roles"  Allen demonstrates how he repurposes and recycles, such as converting an old cotton trailer into a mobile turkey pen. He adds whimsy to the garden by using items he finds laying around.G

7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Restoring Old Windows; Installing a Kitchen Sink Water Filter"  General Contractor Tom Silva heads to Alexandria, Virginia, to restore the windows in a home built by George Washington. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard installs a water filter at a kitchen sink. D

8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Be Our Guest"  The focus turns to the guest suite as Vicki and Sloan create a relaxing and inviting space. Bright splashes of orange and gold lighten up a natural milieu. D

8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Under The Tuscan Sun"  Grab your passport because Katie and her workshop crew present sure-to-please Italian-inspired ideas. In the Kitchen: Tasty Polenta Bites, Italian-Style Focaccia Bread and Katie's Infamous Italian Chicken. Projects: Drying herbs with style. D

9:00 am 
Rick Steves' Hidden Europe   Steves reveals a dozen of his favorite overlooked European destinations. He travels to the cliff-hanging vistas of Civita, San Sebastian (Spain's Basque capital), the castle town of Cesky Krumlov, the Moroccan port of Tangier, and the well-preserved Italian fortress hill town of Lucca. He explores battle-scarred Mostar in Bosnia, the Alpine town of Hallstatt, the vibrant and unspoiled Volterra, the Danish isle of Aer?, and the the traffic-free Greek island of Hydra. Steves will be in the IdahoPTV studio during the live breaks in the first hour of the show.G

11:00 am 
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

12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "I Didn't Know This Was An English Class"  One measure of students' depth of understanding is the connections they can make across disciplines. This workshop explores how teachers canencourage these connections by designing performance tasks that build on other disciplines. D

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 travels through rugged villages and dances in a castle at a medieval folk banquet.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

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Sunday
March 18, 2012
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View Prime Time
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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