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May 20, 2012
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5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Tom Morello: A Troubadour for Justice"  Songs of social protest -- music and the quest for justice -- have long been intertwined, and the troubadours of troubling times -- Guthrie, Seeger, Baez, Dylan, and Springsteen among them -- have become famous for their dedication to both. Now we can add a name to the ranks of those who lift their voices for social and economic justice: Tom Morello. Morello, who will be Bill's guest on Moyers & Company this weekend (check local listings), is the Harvard-educated (honors in political science!) guitarist who dabbled in politics, then chose rock music to make a difference. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   Molly comes home from the hospital and the family anxiously waits to hear her results. William gets a shock when he meets the twin brother of a body he is arranging a funeral for.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Palisades By Season"  Experience the seasons in eastern Idaho's Palisades on the South Fork of the Snake River near the Wyoming border. With a reservoir, prize river fishing spots and more than 400,000 acres of wildlands in the region, each season brings a new attraction. Cameras follow biologists and nesting eagles, fishing enthusiasts, a huckleberry gatherer, and winter wildlife watchers.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Avalanche Safety/ Fishing Quotas/ Music In Nature"  Students take a level-one avalanche course with regional expert Glenn Kessler. Musicians Deklun and Pace travel from Mount Hood to the coast with their electronic/trumpet musical improvisations to play for nature.G
8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Michelle Rodriguez, Adrian Grenier and Linda Chavez"  The three women all share Spanish colonial roots yet each views their own identity differently. Crisscrossing Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean and the Southwest, Gates reveals stories of ancestral Conquistadors, Indian rebels and "Crypto-Jews" (Spanish Jews who outwardly converted to Catholicism to survive the Inquisition, yet secretly continued to practice their religion). Part 10 of 10G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Sherlock, Series II - The Reichenbach Fall"  In what may be the climactic case of his career, Sherlock faces Moriarty's diabolical plot to "get Sherlock." First the criminal mastermind breaks into the Crown Jewels. As the scheme unfolds, Moriarty poses the "final problem," and a tabloid reporter reveals the "shocking truth" about the great detective.G
10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Objects of Desire"  An old flame, DCI James Larson, comes to ask Sandra Pullman to put her UCOS team on the trail of the murder of an antiques dealer, originally believed to have been bludgeoned to death during a bungled burglary. There is reason to believe the dealer was a police informant in return for the police turning a blind eye to his dodgier dealings.G
11:30 pm 
Official Best of Fest  "Fathers & Daughters"  From Australia, a girl seeks to understand her strange father in Getting Dad. Canada provides Reflection, a story about a father and his grief.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "The Great Inca Rebellion"  A new chapter of the violent meeting of Inca and Spanish in Peru is revealed by the discovery of an ancient cemetery crammed with mummies in an impoverished suburb of Lima. Forensic experts help determine that the remains are victims of a battle that pitted club-wielding Inca warriors against the Spanish cavalry.G
6:00 pm 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D
7:00 pm 
Johnny Carson: American Masters   This profile draws from the personal archives of the late host of late-night television and from all the episodes of "The Tonight Show" from 1970-1992. Clues about his life, stories about his childhood and early days in the business can be found there - as well as in the expansive family albums and memorabilia. This is interspersed with original interviews with friends, colleagues, and his wives, as well as performers who appeared on the show.G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Minneapolis, MN - Hour Two"  Highlights include a 1956 standee (cardboard cutout) rescued from an attic; a portrait sketched by George Gershwin accompanied with letters from the composer to the owner's mother; and a circa 1885 Franz Roubaud oil painting, valued at $100,000. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Every Day Is A Holiday   Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man fifty years her senior. In this documentary, we explore the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and place themes of growing older, immigration and racism in the context of "living history." Paul Loong (American Legion member, retired Veterans Affairs doctor, practicing Catholic) talks of his experiences as a POW in Japan and his subsequent quest to become an American. D
11:00 pm 
Johnny Carson: American Masters   This profile draws from the personal archives of the late host of late-night television and from all the episodes of "The Tonight Show" from 1970-1992. Clues about his life, stories about his childhood and early days in the business can be found there - as well as in the expansive family albums and memorabilia. This is interspersed with original interviews with friends, colleagues, and his wives, as well as performers who appeared on the show.G
5:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Are Novels Real?"  Must a novel's setting and characters — and the characters' motivations and stories — bear some likeness to reality? This program explores how novels connect with readers. Teachers, students, and novelists probe the origins of stories. D
6:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Floating Markets, Ancient Practice/ Bangkok"  Thai B.B.Q. Chicken with sweet and lightly spicy Chili Sauce and Curry Fried Rice are cooked up.G
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Girls at the Grill with Elizabeth Karmel"  Women of America, pick up your tongs, put on your aprons and man the grill! It's easy with Sara's buddy, grilling expert Elizabeth Karmel, to guide you! First is an easy Chicken Paillard with Greek Farmer's Salad and Tzatziki to get the basics down. Then, pizza! This one is a Blistered Corn and Asparagus Pesto Grilled Pizza. Finally, we'll go all out with Elizabeth's famous Texas Hill Country BBQ with a universally loved finger lickin' sauce. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Athens and Side Trips"  Rick tours the must-sees of ancient Athens, then takes the fast-paced pulse of the modern city. On side trips, he visits the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi and takes a fast boat to the traffic-free island of Hydra.G
7:30 pm 
Equitrekking  "Great National Parks"  This episode takes a closer look at some of the remarkable landscapes, wildlife and adventures in the United States' National Parks. In each park, local guides share stories of the park's history and the natural environment, as host Darley Newman hikes, horseback rides and boats to explore the surroundings. Parks profiled include Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef in Utah, the Great Smokey Mountains in North Carolina, Canyon de Chelly in Arizona, Kenai Fjords in Alaska, Haleakala National Park on Maui, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii's Big Island, Cumberland Island in Georgia and Yellowstone in Wyoming. D
8:00 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
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Repairing a Crack in an Asphalt Walkway; Getting Rid of Mold"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair a crack in an asphalt walkway. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner get rid of the mold in her attic. D
9:00 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
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Herbalicious"  Host Katie Brown's creative ideas for cooking, baking and crafting with herbs allow her to rea[ the rewards of her garden. In the Kitchen: herb corn bread in clay pots, barley soup with mini meatballs and coconut mint macaroons. Projects: Planting an herb garden, drying herbs to make tasty tea blends and gift-wrapping with glitter. D
10:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Christmas Memories"  Marianne and Mary demonstrate how to fussy-cut diamond shaped patchwork pieces using a special, no fail technique. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Wear Your Art On Your Sleeve"  From t-shirts to jeans, these fun projects give your clothes a twist. Learn to paint daisies using a shadowing effect, stitch up a coordinating tote bag and make your own matching clay buttons. D
11:00 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
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh's Italian Americans"  NULL
5:00 pm 
POV  "In The Matter of Cha Jung Hee"  An eight-year-old Korean adoptee comes to the United States in 1966 with a passport for Cha Jung Hee. She knows she is someone else but told to keep her identity a secret, soon forgets her past. This film follows the woman to her native Korea to search for answers to her original identity, why it is switched and who the real Cha Jung Hee is.G
6:00 pm 
The Parents' Survival Guide:Childhood Obesity   This film points out multi-faceted solutions to this growing pediatric health problem, specifically the role parents can play as the "first line of defense" in their children's nutrition and fitness. Interviews with experts and family profiles provide help to determine a child's risk for obesity and offers proven, practical strategies for prevention and intervention.G
7:00 pm 
Roots of Health   Three stories filmed in London, England; Oakland, California; and Ahmedabad, India, examine the socio-economic and environmental conditions that play a strong role in why people stay healthy or fall ill. The segments look at how a feeling of a lack of power over one's life is often reflected in stress-related illnesses; how work and health are linked; and how empowering individuals to work together can improve the health of a community.G
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Comrade Duch"  Kaing Guek Eav (alias Duch) is a Jekyll-and-Hyde character who began as a mathematics teacher, and then became the commandant of Tuol Sleng prison in Cambodia, ultimately responsible for the torture and murder of 14,000 people. Comrade Duch recounts his flight, conversion to evangelical Christianity, and how he was finally brought to justice before an international tribunal. D
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Samuel Hunter"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Moscow native playwright Samuel Hunter about his works and the influence of Idaho in his plays. Hunter, who was in Boise recently to help direct one of his plays, is the recipient of a 2011 Obie Award, the equivalent of a Tony Award for off-Broadway productions, for his play A Bright New Boise.G
10:00 pm 
The Parents' Survival Guide:Childhood Obesity   This film points out multi-faceted solutions to this growing pediatric health problem, specifically the role parents can play as the "first line of defense" in their children's nutrition and fitness. Interviews with experts and family profiles provide help to determine a child's risk for obesity and offers proven, practical strategies for prevention and intervention.G
11:00 pm 
Roots of Health   Three stories filmed in London, England; Oakland, California; and Ahmedabad, India, examine the socio-economic and environmental conditions that play a strong role in why people stay healthy or fall ill. The segments look at how a feeling of a lack of power over one's life is often reflected in stress-related illnesses; how work and health are linked; and how empowering individuals to work together can improve the health of a community.G

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