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February 19, 2012
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12:00 am 
Nature  "The Himalayas"  Despite their forbidding appearance, the mountains, which are considered sacred, are rich with a surprising array of plants and animals. Snow leopards, red pandas, Asiatic black bears, musk deer, snub-nosed monkeys, Tibetan foxes and high-flying birds populate the heights. Great valleys draw warm wet air in from the tropics, creating rainforests at 8,000 feet, each one a tropical paradise like the long-sought Shangri-la.G
1:00 am 
Frontline  "The Interrupters"  Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Stevie) follows the inner workings of CeaseFire and the former gang members who have become the interrupters. The innovative program in Chicago is designed to prevent shootings in a city where 37 people were shot in one weekend during 2008. The interrupters report weekly on the simmering disputes and the senseless shootings in their neighborhoods; their goal is to stop the violence before it happens.G
3:00 am 
William and Mary   William and Mary are engaged, but the course of true love still may not run smooth.G
4:00 am 
Inside Out  "The Becoming Years"  While adolescence is the time we form identity and establish independence, the adult years are marked by important life events, and an expansion of the self. Gerontologist James Birren and his Guided Autobiography participants are the case study for this lesson, demonstrating that social and cognitive development does not end in the elder years. As author David Myers says, ?From womb to tomb, we are always in the process of becoming. D
4:30 am 
Inside Out  "Connections"  A solitary figure walks on the beach at dawn. Although he is alert to his surroundings, his sensory systems take in only a fraction of the energy that envelops him. That which does reach the receptor cells is captured and converted into signals that can be recognized by the central nervous system. D
5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "We Learn Best from Caring People/Batteries & Flashlights"  Maggie Stewart teaches sign language to a song she sings. Batteries of all sizes can power many things, from flashlights to riding machines. Machines can help people learn, but we all learn best from caring people. D
5:30 am 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
6:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Bass Class"  Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square. D
6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Quack and the Very Big Rock/Shadow Play/Pocoyo - My Pato!"  Quack is utterly flummoxed when a big rock plants itself in a very inconsiderate spot. Peep, Quack, and Chirp discover their shadows-then use them to teach Tom (that trouble-making cat!) a lesson. Then, Pato and Elly are arguing over their blocks when Caterpillar and Baby Bird walk past with presents for Pato. D
7:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Sniff and Seek/Aye Aye!"  Sniff and Seek - Nick's most favourite smell is chocolate chip cookies! But what is Sally's? She's not sure. What better way to find out than by playing sniff and seek with a skunk! Cat introduces Nick and Sally to Whiffy, and in the adventure of finding Sally's favourite smell they discover how good Whiffy is at protecting himself with his very own special smell. Aye Aye! - Nick and Sally are making Halloween masks, but they want to make them really scary. D
7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Mini-Mouseling/Angelina's Helpful Friend"  Angelina and the Mini-Mouseling - Polly becomes obsessed with her height, attempting schemes and gimmicks to become taller. When Angelina, A.Z., and Alice need someone to play a very important role in their school production of Goldilocks and the Three Mice, she realizes the value of her size and that she is special just the way she is! Angelina's Helpful Friend - Viki makes the mistake of agreeing to help too many people at the same time. D
8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Being Your Best"  Night Time Scratch - Scratch is so excited about today's job, installing the floodlights at the football ground, that he has hardly slept a wink the night before. During the build, Scratch is disappointed to find out that the floodlights will be tested after his bedtime. Frantic to be allowed to stay up, Scratch asks if he can have a nap during the day so he will be rested for that night. D
8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Shiver Me Timbers/Ride'em Cowboy"  A) Franny travels to the Kalahari Desert, where she meets Tula, a shy meerkat who loves to bask in the warm sun. When Tula's older siblings stand in front of her, blocking the light, Franny helps her learn to speak up for herself. In Franny's Treasures, Franny, Bobby, and the viewers discover the features that make fireflies, chameleons, and skunks unique. D
9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Laughing Together"  Big Belle - Belle is very excited to learn that Toby also has a bell just like hers, and wants to go and be friends with him. Toby is a little intimidated when he sees how big and powerful Belle is. Belle decides that she wants Toby to do everything that she wants to do. D
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho's Lottery"  Almost half of Idahoans purchased a lottery ticket in the last 12 months. But is the Idaho Lottery a good bet for the state? The Idaho Legislature's Office of Performance Evaluations is releasing a report reviewing the agency's operations. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Jeffrey Anderson, the executive director of the Idaho Lottery, about that report and the future of Idaho's Lottery.G
10:00 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
11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Rick Santorum's Views on Women: Some people are criticizing the GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum for his views on women and opposition to birth control measures. Women's Boxing in London Olympics: For the first time in 108 years, women's boxing will be part of the Olympics in London this summer, the controversy regarding boxers' apparel continues. President Tarja Halonen: The first female president of Finland shares her thoughts on women in power, quotas and how Finnish women differ from American women. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Arguments Against God?"  All who affirm that God does exist should examine the strong attacks of those who conclude that God does not exist, and then assess the sharp counterattacks of scholarly believers. Belief in God is too important to be determined by cultural circumstances. D
12:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Jackets for Real People, Part 1"  Discover professional interfacing secrets that add fashionable dimension to a jacket. Designer and sewing legend Pati Palmer joins Nancy for a 2-part series on sewing a designer jacket. In this first program, learn the latest in interfacing to sew an Armani-style jacket. D
1:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Quick Quilt Gifts and Decor"  Quilting Arts celebrates the way artists are taking a contemporary approach to quilting by blending their passion for various textile arts. Valori Wells opens this episode with a mixed-media shadow box, combining freeform strip piecing, knitting, and beading to create a truly unique piece. Next is Malka Dubrawsky, who offers suggestions for piecing improvisationally with her "Ten Ways to Love Improvisation. D
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Microscapes 1"  The HOMETIME crew helps two neighbors design and begin installing coordinated landscaping on smaller adjacent lots. D
2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Make Perfect Plywood Projects"  Discover the secrets of working with plywood - from buying the right type to getting splinter-free cuts. The editors of Woodsmith will show you how to get top-notch results when it comes to building projects out of plywood. D
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 4 of 10"  With the exterior shingles going up on the house, builder Andy Tiplady shows host Kevin O'Connor why he's using red cedar instead of white, and how he is creating the signature flair on the building between the first and second floors. Inside, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin how he's heating and cooling the house using a hydronic system that is integrated with a solar hot water system on the roof. Solar contractor Kevin Price also helps with solar panels for electricity, now that the price of the panels has come down 50 percent in the last four years. D
3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing New Vinyl Trim; Installing a New Dishwasher"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with a siding contractor to install new vinyl trim around a window. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a new dishwasher. D
3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Dominica; A Small Country Big on Sustainability: (Dominica Island)"  One Small Island, Big on Sustainability: The tiny Caribbean Island of Dominica is known as the Nature Island for good reason. Over two thirds of the island is protected rainforests and the country's economy is driven largely by their sustainable agriculture and renewable energy. See how this tiny country can be an example for everyone in how we can all grow a greener world. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Decoding The Campaigns"  We are saturated with deceptive political advertising, aided and abetted now with spending by citizens, corporations, and Super PACs that seem to know no bounds. Add to that the relatively cheap "buys" on media landscape including television, the web, print media, and social networks, and there's no place for the electorate to escape. But help is on the way. D
5:00 pm 
William and Mary   There are wedding bells for Molly and Rick, and Mary has some surprising news.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Cave Diving"  Cave diver and environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad heads an interdisciplinary team of climatologists, paleontologists and anthropologists into underwater caves, or blue holes, formed during the last ice age. Broad is investigating the hidden history of Earth's climate as revealed by finds in this "alternate universe."G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Chetco River Revisited"  Nearly a decade after the massive Biscuit fire engulfed the Chetco River's wilderness river canyon, the river remains as remote and difficult to access as before the fire and is even more enticing.G
8:00 pm 
Secrets of the Manor House   Peer through the stately walls and peek beneath the servants' stairs to learn about life within the British Manor House in the early years of the 20th century. Mounting financial, political and social pressures already lie in wait to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants. This special program covers the background of the British titled class in Edwardian times, the realities for servants, the concept of the entail, the growing influence of American wealth, and the impact of World War I.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E7)"  It is Christmas, 1919, and the Crawley family plan a lavish affair for themselves and their guests. John Bates' future is yet to be determined, causing tension in the household. Violet is unsure of her daughter Rosamund's new beau. Strife continues for Lady Mary and Sir Richard despite the festivities. Part 7 of 7G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Moving Target"  Psychologist Samantha Gerson asks for a favor - she wants UCOS to look at her brother's case. A cycle courier, he was the victim of a hit and run accident and now has a serious brain injury and complete memory loss of the event but believes it had something to do with the package he was carrying. The team agrees to look into it.G
12:00 am 
Michael Feinstein's American Songbook  "Saloon Singer"  Feinstein examines the allure of musical nightlife, from Mississippi juke joints to the neon lights of Las Vegas. He delves into the history of nightclub entertainment, looking at the Cotton Club and Sinatra's Rat Pack. He talks to pioneers of the form, including entertainer Rose Marie, and poet and author Maya Angelou, who once made her living doing a calypso club act in San Francisco.G
1:00 am 
An Evening with Valerie Simpson in Honor of Nick Ashford   Gwen Ifill interviews Valerie Simpson, who for more than 40 years wrote hit-making songs with her husband, the late Nick Ashford. Ashford & Simpson's classic songs include: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing," "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)" and "I'm Every Woman." As performers, their best-known duets are "Solid" and "Found a Cure. D
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Mercedes-Benz Sls Amg"  Road Test: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster. Road Test: 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan. Goss' Garage: Bleeding Brakes. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Stinky's Annual Birthday Flower"  Elmo and Zoe are coloring when they find out its Stinky the plant's birthday. Zoe and Elmo decide to get him a present. Elmo surprises Stinky by giving him a drum, but plants can't hold drumsticks. D
4:00 am 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Molly's Dance Show"  The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Steve Martin/Sarah Jarosz"  Austin's own Jarosz, age 19, opens with her original bluegrass songs and is backed up by two equally talented teenage musicians. Comedian Steve Martin shows off his musicianship on the banjo. He appears with North Carolina's Steep Canyon Rangers; together they present much of the music and some of the jokes from the live show they toured the nation with in spring 2010.G
6:00 am 
7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho's Lottery"  Almost half of Idahoans purchased a lottery ticket in the last 12 months. But is the Idaho Lottery a good bet for the state? The Idaho Legislature's Office of Performance Evaluations is releasing a report reviewing the agency's operations. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Jeffrey Anderson, the executive director of the Idaho Lottery, about that report and the future of Idaho's Lottery.G
7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Gorge Special"  This special examines how the 85-mile stretch of incredible scenery is being managed under the 1986 Scenic Act, which attempts to balance the stresses of tourism, recreation, wind energy development and a population boom. The program looks at the path to get the law passed by Congress, the race to save prized parcels of land from bulldozers, the rise of high-tech and recreation, and new threats from wind development and haze.G
9:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Pittsburgh, PA - Hour One"  Highlights include correspondence between Cole Porter and actor Monty Woolley, a finely knotted circa 1920 silk Kashan rug, and a 17th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn cup purchased for $1 and valued up to $450,000. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 am 
Ribbon of Sand   This film from John Grabowska looks at one of the world's last natural barrier island systems among the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the area is protected from commercial development, it is also doomed to change, perhaps disappear.G
10:30 am 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Extreme Cave Diving"  Cave diver and environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad heads an interdisciplinary team of climatologists, paleontologists and anthropologists into underwater caves, or blue holes, formed during the last ice age. Broad is investigating the hidden history of Earth's climate as revealed by finds in this "alternate universe."G
12:00 pm 
Sacred Journey of the Nez Perce   This IdahoPTV production is a story of a physical trek over 1,600 difficult miles that has led many Nez Perce back to their cultural roots. Utilizing oral histories, it chronicles the Nez Perce War of 1877, the people's struggle for survival and determination to maintain their culture.G
1:00 pm 
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1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Bald Eagle Recovery, Cyclocross, Jim Anderson"  Cameras capture video of eagles in the largest wintering grounds for the birds in the 48 contiguous states. The episode also provides an update on the bird's removal from the Endangered Species List and includes a climb up into an eagle nest.G
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Great Side Trips from London"  Rick takes a series of day trips where he ponders Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford, the ultimate medieval castle at Worwick and takes a walk with Newton through Cambridge.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Cave Diving"  Cave diver and environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad heads an interdisciplinary team of climatologists, paleontologists and anthropologists into underwater caves, or blue holes, formed during the last ice age. Broad is investigating the hidden history of Earth's climate as revealed by finds in this "alternate universe."G
5:00 pm 
Tupperware! American Experience   In the 1950s, American women discover they can earn thousands - even millions - of dollars from bowls that burp. "Tupperware ladies" fan out across the nation's living rooms, selling efficiency and convenience to their friends and neighbors through home parties. Bowl by bowl, they build an empire that now spans the globe.G
6:00 pm 
Slavery By Another Name   Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Douglas A. Blackmon, this film explores the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively create a new form of slavery in the South, which persists well into the 20th century. This "neoslavery" sentences African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized every day behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne narrates.G
7:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "More Than A Month"  African-American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman is on a one-man campaign to end Black History Month. His tongue-in-cheek personal journey investigates what the treatment of history tells about race and equality in today's America.G
8:30 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Pittsburgh, PA - Hour One"  Highlights include correspondence between Cole Porter and actor Monty Woolley, a finely knotted circa 1920 silk Kashan rug, and a 17th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn cup purchased for $1 and valued up to $450,000. Part 1 of 3G
9:30 pm 
Tupperware! American Experience   In the 1950s, American women discover they can earn thousands - even millions - of dollars from bowls that burp. "Tupperware ladies" fan out across the nation's living rooms, selling efficiency and convenience to their friends and neighbors through home parties. Bowl by bowl, they build an empire that now spans the globe.G
10:30 pm 
Slavery By Another Name   Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Douglas A. Blackmon, this film explores the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively create a new form of slavery in the South, which persists well into the 20th century. This "neoslavery" sentences African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized every day behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne narrates.G
12:00 am 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "When I Was In School...."  Changing old ways is not easy. Communication is the first step toward encouraging support for new assessment strategies. This workshop will focus on the importance of collaboration among teachers, administrators, and especially parents, when implementing assessment reform in a school or district. D
1:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Analyzing A Culture"  Students become archaeologists, analyzing artifacts from other student-created cultures. They then design a museum exhibit from those artifacts. This program is the second of two parts. D
2:00 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Child"  Children often understand that death is a changed state of being, but not how final it is. Between the ages of seven and ten, their questions about death become more frequent and complicated. In this program, we look at children. D
2:30 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Grief and Bereavement"  The effect of grief can last a lifetime as we try to find a balance between overcoming our loss and keeping the memory of the loved one alive. In this program, the question "How long does grief last?" guides conversations with two middle-aged sisters whose mother recently died; with members of a family in which the youngest son was murdered; with an adult orphaned as a child; and with a teenager who lost her mother, and may now lose her father and brother, to AIDS. D
3:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Epic of Gilgamesh"  The first known human story is that of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. Images of artifacts from ancient Iraq mix with beautiful illustrations, dance, and costume to tell of the relations between gods and mortals, the search for friendship, love, and immortality. Featured cast members include Assyriologist Ben Foster, comic book illustrator Jim Starlin, and poet and playwright Yusef Komunyakaa. D
3:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "My Name Is Red"  Both an historical novel and a graphic murder mystery set among the miniaturists of the Ottaman court. With its focus on Istambul, a major crossroads of the world, it tells of the artistic/cultural contest between Europe and the East. Cast members include the book's Nobel-prize winning author, Orhan Pamuk, and its English translator, Erdag Goknar. D
4:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines"  In this program, teachers explore various ways in which students can use the fine arts to express their impressions of a text, and why this kind of activity should be encouraged to make sure that every voice in the classroom is heard. The group also looks at ways to expand meaning by interweaving literature with social studies and other disciplines, and the value of doing so. Several classroom projects demonstrate how learners expand their growing interactions with texts as they work in the fine arts. D
5:00 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Stuffed Crab Shells, Breaded Red Snapper with Shrimp, Fennel and Oranges, and Hollandaise Sauce. D
5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Asian Noodle Dishes"  Asian noodle dishes can be served a million different ways with just a few variations - plus, they couldn't be easier to make at home! Cookbook author Corinne Trang joins Sara to make Cold Soba Noodles with Shiitake and Baby Bok Choy. Her Pad Thai with Shrimp, Tofu and Mung Beans is a delicious classic, and Ramen in Curry Sauce with String Beans and Ground Pork is nothing like those cups we all ate in college!. D
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque, After Dark"  Rick climbs to the top of St. Peter's Basilica, seeks tucked-away Renaissance paintings and then explores the city after dark.G
6:30 am 
Travelscope  "Ireland - The West Is Best"  Joseph starts his Ireland adventure in the town of Shannon and then heads southwest to the Dingle Peninsula. While on the Peninsula he uncovers a few important Irish secrets like how to draw a proper pint, spout a wee bit of Gaelic without getting tongue-tied, how to root for your horse home at the Dingle races and which pub has the best Irish soda bread and stew. Then he heads to the Puck Festival in Killorglin on the Ring of Kerry for some Irish merrymaking. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Time"  Smith explains the design principle of Time and the way the element is expressed in various garden styles through the ages. He also shares tips for growing asparagus, container gardening and how chickens can help children learn.G
7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing New Vinyl Trim; Installing a New Dishwasher"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with a siding contractor to install new vinyl trim around a window. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a new dishwasher. D
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Decorative Accents, Part 4"  More important decisions include paint, hardwood flooring, ceramic and glass tiles and countertops for 11 different counters throughout the home. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Simple Living"  As Katie always says, "Keep it Simple!" Join Katie on this best of episode to prepare some quick-fix simple meals for you and your family. With help from the Workshop crew, Katie will create easy, yet stunning crafts for your home and garden. D
9:00 am 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Fashion Forward"  Today we will show how to knit a wonderfully versatile cardigan by Norah Gaughan, and crochet a shaped pullover by Mary Jane Hall. Interview with Mary Jane Hall. D
9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Painted Tote"  Donna paints on fabric to achieve a watercolor look, then uses the painted piece to make a tote.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Chicken Vesuvio"  Lidia travels to the Windy City to visit Caputo's, a family-owned Italian grocery in Elmwood Park, a very Italian suburb of Chicago. Lidia also brings her viewers for a stroll along the main thoroughfare of Chicago's Little Italy, Taylor Street, which is currently undergoing a major Renaissance. Grandma joins Lidia in the kitchen as her taste-tester, while Lidia prepares Cauliflower Soup and Chicken Vesuvio. D
11:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 8. Making Connections"  How do we connect social studies to life beyond the classroom? In this culminating session, the teachers demonstrate the major concepts they. D
12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "When I Was In School...."  Changing old ways is not easy. Communication is the first step toward encouraging support for new assessment strategies. This workshop will focus on the importance of collaboration among teachers, administrators, and especially parents, when implementing assessment reform in a school or district. D
1:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Analyzing A Culture"  Students become archaeologists, analyzing artifacts from other student-created cultures. They then design a museum exhibit from those artifacts. This program is the second of two parts. D
2:00 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Child"  Children often understand that death is a changed state of being, but not how final it is. Between the ages of seven and ten, their questions about death become more frequent and complicated. In this program, we look at children. D
2:30 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Grief and Bereavement"  The effect of grief can last a lifetime as we try to find a balance between overcoming our loss and keeping the memory of the loved one alive. In this program, the question "How long does grief last?" guides conversations with two middle-aged sisters whose mother recently died; with members of a family in which the youngest son was murdered; with an adult orphaned as a child; and with a teenager who lost her mother, and may now lose her father and brother, to AIDS. D
3:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Epic of Gilgamesh"  The first known human story is that of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. Images of artifacts from ancient Iraq mix with beautiful illustrations, dance, and costume to tell of the relations between gods and mortals, the search for friendship, love, and immortality. Featured cast members include Assyriologist Ben Foster, comic book illustrator Jim Starlin, and poet and playwright Yusef Komunyakaa. D
3:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "My Name Is Red"  Both an historical novel and a graphic murder mystery set among the miniaturists of the Ottaman court. With its focus on Istambul, a major crossroads of the world, it tells of the artistic/cultural contest between Europe and the East. Cast members include the book's Nobel-prize winning author, Orhan Pamuk, and its English translator, Erdag Goknar. D
4:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines"  In this program, teachers explore various ways in which students can use the fine arts to express their impressions of a text, and why this kind of activity should be encouraged to make sure that every voice in the classroom is heard. The group also looks at ways to expand meaning by interweaving literature with social studies and other disciplines, and the value of doing so. Several classroom projects demonstrate how learners expand their growing interactions with texts as they work in the fine arts. D
5:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Stuffed Crab Shells, Breaded Red Snapper with Shrimp, Fennel and Oranges, and Hollandaise Sauce. D
5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Asian Noodle Dishes"  Asian noodle dishes can be served a million different ways with just a few variations - plus, they couldn't be easier to make at home! Cookbook author Corinne Trang joins Sara to make Cold Soba Noodles with Shiitake and Baby Bok Choy. Her Pad Thai with Shrimp, Tofu and Mung Beans is a delicious classic, and Ramen in Curry Sauce with String Beans and Ground Pork is nothing like those cups we all ate in college!. D
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque, After Dark"  Rick climbs to the top of St. Peter's Basilica, seeks tucked-away Renaissance paintings and then explores the city after dark.G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Ireland - The West Is Best"  Joseph starts his Ireland adventure in the town of Shannon and then heads southwest to the Dingle Peninsula. While on the Peninsula he uncovers a few important Irish secrets like how to draw a proper pint, spout a wee bit of Gaelic without getting tongue-tied, how to root for your horse home at the Dingle races and which pub has the best Irish soda bread and stew. Then he heads to the Puck Festival in Killorglin on the Ring of Kerry for some Irish merrymaking. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Time"  Smith explains the design principle of Time and the way the element is expressed in various garden styles through the ages. He also shares tips for growing asparagus, container gardening and how chickens can help children learn.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing New Vinyl Trim; Installing a New Dishwasher"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with a siding contractor to install new vinyl trim around a window. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a new dishwasher. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Decorative Accents, Part 4"  More important decisions include paint, hardwood flooring, ceramic and glass tiles and countertops for 11 different counters throughout the home. D
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Simple Living"  As Katie always says, "Keep it Simple!" Join Katie on this best of episode to prepare some quick-fix simple meals for you and your family. With help from the Workshop crew, Katie will create easy, yet stunning crafts for your home and garden. D
9:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Fashion Forward"  Today we will show how to knit a wonderfully versatile cardigan by Norah Gaughan, and crochet a shaped pullover by Mary Jane Hall. Interview with Mary Jane Hall. D
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Painted Tote"  Donna paints on fabric to achieve a watercolor look, then uses the painted piece to make a tote.G
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Chicken Vesuvio"  Lidia travels to the Windy City to visit Caputo's, a family-owned Italian grocery in Elmwood Park, a very Italian suburb of Chicago. Lidia also brings her viewers for a stroll along the main thoroughfare of Chicago's Little Italy, Taylor Street, which is currently undergoing a major Renaissance. Grandma joins Lidia in the kitchen as her taste-tester, while Lidia prepares Cauliflower Soup and Chicken Vesuvio. D
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk   Broadway Spring Season Preview 2012, with journalists: Jesse Green of New York Magazine, Michael Musto of The Village Voice, and Patrick Pacheco of The L.A. Times. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Mysteries of Cosmic Inflation"  The very early universe likely underwent a period of enormous expansion called "inflation." The theory stunned cosmology. Here's the story of its discovery. D
11:30 pm 
12:00 am 
American Masters  "Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes"  Lake Wobegon - where the women are strong, the men are good looking and all the children are above average - has become America's collective hometown, visited weekly for the past 40 years on a fictional radio program that creates bona fide nostalgia. With his "Prairie Home Companion," Keillor became our national philosopher, filling the empty shoes of Will Rogers and Mark Twain, through his running commentary about the human condition and the social politic. With biting wit, a quirky perspective and an uncanny ability to home in on the pulse of America, Keillor's themes and characters are somehow familiar to us all. D
1:30 am 
Dreamers Theater   The uplifting performance documentary DREAMERS THEATER follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, Va. D
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   See how learning expeditions motivate and transform students. Teachers share great math lesson ideas on visualizing geometry, understanding linear equations, and getting students started with trigonometry. A class of 5th graders learns how water quality affects the environment. D
3:00 am 
Kalb Report  "The Great Debates: The History and Future of U.S. Presidential Debates"  Moderated by Marvin Kalb, the forum commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first televised presidential debates in 1960 between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon and explores the history and future of these pivotal forums. Panelists include: Bob Schieffer of CBS News; Sander Vanocur, a 1960 debate questioner; and Mike McCurry and Janet Brown of the Commission on Presidential Debates. D
4:00 am 
Global Voices  "For God, Tsar and Fatherland"  Mikhail Morozov is a Russian patriot, good Christian and successful businessman. He owns "Durakovo" -- "village of fools" -- 100 km southwest of Moscow. People come here from all over Russia to forget their troubles and become members of a happy village society. D
5:00 am 
Global Voices  "Rules of the Game"  Papua New Guinea is one of the most remote places on Earth -- fragmented by tribes and clans that collectively speak 800 different languages. This program follows the 2007 elections in which three candidates are vying to be the next governor in a system often plagued with political corruption and violence. D
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "On Wheels Brazil"  Following the lives of people that push, pull or pedal some kind of vehicle to earn their living on Brazil's city streets, ON WHEELS BRAZIL establishes a relationship between the wheel's movement and the inconstancy of life itself, primarily for those without stable jobs and who have to create and improvise daily just to survive. D
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Circus School"  The Flying Trapeze Group and Handstand Group are training hard for the national contest but end up differently. Children of the trapeze group win the championship heroically after conquering a number of difficulties. The handstand group gives up the contest because of the training fatigue. D
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
8:30 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho's Lottery"  Almost half of Idahoans purchased a lottery ticket in the last 12 months. But is the Idaho Lottery a good bet for the state? The Idaho Legislature's Office of Performance Evaluations is releasing a report reviewing the agency's operations. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Jeffrey Anderson, the executive director of the Idaho Lottery, about that report and the future of Idaho's Lottery.G
9:00 am 
Kalb Report  "The Great Debates: The History and Future of U.S. Presidential Debates"  Moderated by Marvin Kalb, the forum commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first televised presidential debates in 1960 between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon and explores the history and future of these pivotal forums. Panelists include: Bob Schieffer of CBS News; Sander Vanocur, a 1960 debate questioner; and Mike McCurry and Janet Brown of the Commission on Presidential Debates. D
10:00 am 
Global Voices  "For God, Tsar and Fatherland"  Mikhail Morozov is a Russian patriot, good Christian and successful businessman. He owns "Durakovo" -- "village of fools" -- 100 km southwest of Moscow. People come here from all over Russia to forget their troubles and become members of a happy village society. D
11:00 am 
Global Voices  "Rules of the Game"  Papua New Guinea is one of the most remote places on Earth -- fragmented by tribes and clans that collectively speak 800 different languages. This program follows the 2007 elections in which three candidates are vying to be the next governor in a system often plagued with political corruption and violence. D
12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "On Wheels Brazil"  Following the lives of people that push, pull or pedal some kind of vehicle to earn their living on Brazil's city streets, ON WHEELS BRAZIL establishes a relationship between the wheel's movement and the inconstancy of life itself, primarily for those without stable jobs and who have to create and improvise daily just to survive. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Circus School"  The Flying Trapeze Group and Handstand Group are training hard for the national contest but end up differently. Children of the trapeze group win the championship heroically after conquering a number of difficulties. The handstand group gives up the contest because of the training fatigue. D
2:00 pm 
Carrier  "Rites of Passage"  The last day in the Gulf is the last chance to drop bombs before the Nimitz heads home. The jets take off, laden with ordnance, and return hours later, still carrying the same bombs. As the Nimitz crosses the equator, the entire ship takes part in the Crossing the Line Ceremony, an ancient maritime ritual. D
3:00 pm 
Carrier  "True Believers"  This episode explores the many expressions of faith onboard the USS Nimitz: faith in self, faith in one's shipmates, faith in the mission of the ship and the president's call to arms. The major religious groups on board are Catholic and Protestant, but there also is a coven of Wiccans, as well as a Pentecostal group whose newest member is challenged by the duality of his beliefs and the temptations of liberty as the ship drops anchor in Perth, Australia. D
4:00 pm 
Kalb Report  "The Great Debates: The History and Future of U.S. Presidential Debates"  Moderated by Marvin Kalb, the forum commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first televised presidential debates in 1960 between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon and explores the history and future of these pivotal forums. Panelists include: Bob Schieffer of CBS News; Sander Vanocur, a 1960 debate questioner; and Mike McCurry and Janet Brown of the Commission on Presidential Debates. D
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 
Global Voices  "Rules of the Game"  Papua New Guinea is one of the most remote places on Earth -- fragmented by tribes and clans that collectively speak 800 different languages. This program follows the 2007 elections in which three candidates are vying to be the next governor in a system often plagued with political corruption and violence. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "On Wheels Brazil"  Following the lives of people that push, pull or pedal some kind of vehicle to earn their living on Brazil's city streets, ON WHEELS BRAZIL establishes a relationship between the wheel's movement and the inconstancy of life itself, primarily for those without stable jobs and who have to create and improvise daily just to survive. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Idaho's Lottery"  Almost half of Idahoans purchased a lottery ticket in the last 12 months. But is the Idaho Lottery a good bet for the state? The Idaho Legislature's Office of Performance Evaluations is releasing a report reviewing the agency's operations. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Jeffrey Anderson, the executive director of the Idaho Lottery, about that report and the future of Idaho's Lottery.G
9:00 pm 
Kalb Report  "The Great Debates: The History and Future of U.S. Presidential Debates"  Moderated by Marvin Kalb, the forum commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first televised presidential debates in 1960 between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon and explores the history and future of these pivotal forums. Panelists include: Bob Schieffer of CBS News; Sander Vanocur, a 1960 debate questioner; and Mike McCurry and Janet Brown of the Commission on Presidential Debates. D
10:00 pm 
Global Voices  "For God, Tsar and Fatherland"  Mikhail Morozov is a Russian patriot, good Christian and successful businessman. He owns "Durakovo" -- "village of fools" -- 100 km southwest of Moscow. People come here from all over Russia to forget their troubles and become members of a happy village society. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Rules of the Game"  Papua New Guinea is one of the most remote places on Earth -- fragmented by tribes and clans that collectively speak 800 different languages. This program follows the 2007 elections in which three candidates are vying to be the next governor in a system often plagued with political corruption and violence. D

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