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February 19, 2012
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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

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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

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