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March 18, 2013
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1:00 am 
War  "A World Without War"  March 1945-September 1945. The battle for Okinawa - the gateway to Japan - rages. The death of President Franklin Roosevelt shocks America. Allied forces push across Germany, discovering the horrors of Nazi Germany at Buchenwald, Dachau, and hundreds of other concentration camps. On May 8, Germany surrenders. President Harry Truman unleashes the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japan surrenders. Part 7 of 7G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Ford Focus St"  Road Test: 2013 Ford Focus ST. Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo. Goss' Garage: LED Lights. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Hansel & Gretel's Playdate with Big Bird"  Hansel and Gretel come to Sesame Street for a play date with Big Bird. As they walk to Big Bird's nest, Hansel realizes that he's not sure how to get back to the subway station afterwards. Gretel agrees and thinks they should leave a trail, so they leave a trail of cookie crumbs. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D

6:00 am 
NOVA  "Cracking Your Genetic Code"  What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information in our DNA read, stored and available for analysis? We meet cancer patients returned to robust health and a cystic fibrosis sufferer breathing easily because scientists have been able to pinpoint and neutralize the genetic abnormalities underlying their conditions. But we also meet ethicists who are convinced we need to consider the moral dilemmas raised by this new technology.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips"  Rick explores Dublin's foreboding castle, patriotic jail and Trinity College with its illuminated Book of Kells - a bright light from the Dark Ages. At night, customers party in Temple Bar, awash with Celtic music and frothy pints of Guinness.G

7:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Nova Scotia & Newfoundland"  From the charming fishing towns of Nova Scotia to the vast wilderness of Newfoundland, these are the last great. open spaces of Eastern North America. A touch of New England, a dash of Germany, here a British fort, there an Irish brogue, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland are mixed-up worlds peopled by the descendants of hardy colonists who came to fish and trade fur. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People"  Host David Yetman and Argentine archeologist Maria Jose Figuerero journey through the gorgeously diverse Patagonia landscape for a look at the Patagonian people from ancient to modern times. The travelers stop at the Cuerva de los Manos ("Cave of the Hands"), which features a lasting glimpse into the lives of early residents. The famous stenciled handprints were created by blowing through a straw-like instrument filled with paint, while the images of lizards, people and the hunting of huanacos (a relative of the llama) were painted by hand. D

8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Shrimp Remoulade, Baked Oysters with Mushrooms, and Rice Calas. D

9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York Italian Style"  In this episode, Lidia shares three delicious recipes that she picked up on Arthur Avenue and in Little Italy, New York. Zucchini and Eggplant Parmigiana, Roberto's Chicken Piccante and Skillet Cauliflower Torrisi are all the very core of Italian American comfort food. She also visits the Maugeri Farms in southern New Jersey and the Migliorelli food stand in Union Square Market in New York City to see what kind of traditions these Italian American families are passing down to generations to come. D

9:30 am 
Garden SMART   We can all give a helping hand to the environment by gardening responsibly. Controlling rainwater runoff to keep it percolating in the ground and out of the sewers is one way. Using tough native plants is another. D

10:00 am 
Christina  "Gut Busters"  Bust out of your rut and get healthy, already. You're tired of talking about it and most of your friends are tired of hearing about it. In this class, we'll get your feet on the path to wellness with some tips and tricks that will have you dancing in the streets. D

10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fancy Chicken"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. D

11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The National/Band of Horses"  Representing the cream of underground rock, The National plays songs from its recording High Violet and Band of Horses highlights its latest album Infinite Arms.G

12:00 pm 
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

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Train Submarine: Otto Opthalmosaurus/King Meets Crystal"  When the Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train under the sea to visit their friend Elmer Elasmosaurus, they learn that the Elasmosaurus family is going away from the station to follow their food, the fish. Buddy wants to follow, but the train tunnel doesn't go that way - so the Conductor decides to take the family in a brand-new invention, the Dinosaur Train Submarine! On their journey, they meet a marine reptile called Otto Opthalmosaurus, who guides the submarine deeper than it's ever been, and even helps them find their way out of a sea cave. During a day at Troodon Town Music Festival, the Pteranodon family and King Cryolophosaurus hear a wonderful singer named Crystal Cryolophosaurus. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Three Feathers"  All aboard! Pig and his brothers are building a train set but Pig's negative attitude has stopped him in his tracks! The Super Readers encounter a young prince about to embark on a race to find a magic carpet! The only problem is the prince doesn't think he can do it! As the Super Readers journey towards the magic carpet, they wonder if they'll be able to change the prince's outlook. Educational Objectives: To learn about the power of positive thinking, practice the alphabet and spelling skills, identify the letters U, N, L, O, C, K and use the power to read to change the story!. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flight of the Penguin/Let's Go Fly A Kite"  Flight of the Penguin - Sally and Nick are pretending to fly in their backyard. Oh wouldn't it be great if they really could? The Cat in the Hat brings them to meet his good friend Percy the penguin. After a fun race with a penguin and a bird, the kids learn that not all birds fly, but that doesn't mean they aren't fast! Let's Go Fly a Kite - Sally, Nick and the Cat are trying to fly a kite, but there's not enough wind. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus"  Chris and Martin are on a mission to discover why walrus look so weird, but discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line. The Wild Kratts team must use the walrus features against Zach to save the creatures and return them to their Arctic domain. Science Concepts: Suction. D

3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Winter Comfort Food"  Sara gets tons of winter veggies from a farm where her nephew works and learns how they are grown in the winter months. And she uses them for Root Vegetable Latkes paired with Smoked Fish Chowder - perfect for a cold and rainy day. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G

4:00 pm 
Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist   This program delves into the lab of charismatic professor Dr. Lawrence Shapiro, and follows three irrepressible graduate students as they pursue a Ph.D. degree and race to publish their scientific findings. Their challenge: to decipher the structure and mechanism of a tiny protein that controls the burning and storage of fat.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: World History-England"  After dodging swords at a re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings, Justine Shapiro travels up the coast to the Royal Pavilion in Brighton. Passing through London, she takes a canal ride to the Yorkshire Moores. Her next stop is Whitby, the eerie coastal town that inspired Bram Stoker to write Dracula.G

7:00 pm 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann"  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

8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn, with a panel of news professionals, plus political analysts, examines the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G

9:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Papa Mau: The Wayfinder"  In 1974, Hawaiians sailed the traditional voyaging canoe HÅ쳌kÅ«le'a from Hawai'i to Tahiti and proved to the world that their ancestors had explored the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean by navigating with the stars. Papa Mau: The Wayfinder is the story of critical role that master navigator Mau Piailug played in that voyage, and the rebirth of Polynesian unity and pride that followed. The HÅ쳌kÅ«le'a was built by members of the newly formed Polynesian Voyaging Society, who dreamed of sailing in the way of their ancestors. D

10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: World History-England"  After dodging swords at a re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings, Justine Shapiro travels up the coast to the Royal Pavilion in Brighton. Passing through London, she takes a canal ride to the Yorkshire Moores. Her next stop is Whitby, the eerie coastal town that inspired Bram Stoker to write Dracula.G

11:00 pm 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G

11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann"  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

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