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April 21, 2013
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6:00 am 
At Home In Russia, At Home on the Prairie   What causes a region, a place, to imprint itself upon the people who are born and live there? What is the connection between landscape and memory? A new television documentary from Prairie Public shows how a territory can endure in the minds of the descendants of those inhabitants after years, even after generations, have passed. At Home in Russia, at Home on the Prairie is one in a series produced by Prairie Public about the Germans from Russia. The documentary travels to an area typical of many German settlements on the Russian steppe at one time a breadbasket of grain and other agricultural products. D

7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the former diplomat at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Talbott discusses his views on what he considers the most pressing international issue of today: global warming.G

7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Where the wild things are; chances are that's where you'll find our nation's wildlife refuges. National wildlife refuges are part of a grand success story that dates back more than a century. We explore the six national refuges in Idaho: Deer Flat, Kootenai, Minidoka, Bear Lake, Grays Lake, and Camas. They are a remarkable attempt to resist the encroachments of civilization.G

8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Dinomorph/Estuary/Rancher Skier"  A professor shows how dinosaurs really lived. New technology reveals forces at work at the mouth of the Columbia River.G

8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   The second Roadtrip begins with three friends from Stevensville, Montana. Aaron, Liz, and Autumn, Team "Poor Lazy Overachievers," want to get out of the "velvet coffin" of their small town. They begin their Roadtrip across the US in Los Angeles. D

9:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Calls of the Wild"  Host Alan Alda eavesdrops with scientists on the sounds of creatures as diverse as elephants and spiders, warblers and bees, crickets and bats. They seek to understand what non-human life is saying and why.G

10:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G

11:00 am 
Wild!  "Chasing Wild Horses"  Roberto Dutesco, a New York City fashion photographer, photographs human beauty every day, but since childhood he has carried with him a singular artistic vision: the wild, long-maned dark horses of Sable Island off the coast of Nova Scotia. We see him and the wild horses interact as the horses roam through the white sand dunes of the remote island.G

12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Conquistadors, Aztecs & Revolutions"  Trekker Judith Jones travels south to the lands of ancient empires. In Mexico, she explores the myths and treasures that once drew the Conquistadors to a country rich in natural resources. Following their trail, her first stop is colonial Chihuahua, where Pancho Villa was a Mexican revolutionary leader.G

1:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. To mark financial literacy month, "Need to Know" correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Mississippi to examine a program designed to help low-income, mostly African-American children save for college - and teach them about banking and money along the way. Anchor Ray Suarez interviews Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. D

1:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group   TOPICS: Republicans Restructuring; China's Cyber-Sabatoge?; Old School. PANELISTS: Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Susan Ferrechio, The Washington Examiner. D

2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "A Closer Look at Financial Careers"  When is a job more than a job? The Biz Kids look at what it takes to find your true calling. You'll learn ways to start exploring careers. The kids talk to several celebrities and find out how they got their start and how they keep achieving their dreaMs.. D

2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Fish Kill/Portland Wsewers/Bend Badlands"  Ranchers and conservationists work together to protect the Bend Badlands. An algae phenomena has killed many types of marine life off the Oregon coast.G

3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Simple Summer Supper"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Steakhouse-Style Steak Tips at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for one-hand pepper mills. Then, Chris answers from viewers. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque Brilliance"  Rick finds a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. He rambles through the heart of Rome admiring Bernini statues and pondering sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Then he mingles with modern Romans during an early-evening stroll before dinner. He joins locals after dark at the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots.G

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes"  Half a billion years ago, Australia was still part of the super-continent Gondwana. While the oceans were teeming from the ongoing explosion of weird and wonderful animals, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland. All that changed in the Silurian period when the conquest of the land began. Part 2 of 4G

5:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines"  This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, this film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.G

6:00 pm 
Lost Nuke   In February of 1950 the world's largest bomber took off on a secret Cold War mission from Alaska. Inside the belly of the B-36 was a nuclear bomb and its 13-pound plutonium core.G

7:00 pm 
The Central Park Five   In April 1989, a 28-year-old white investment banker went jogging through Central Park in New York City. When she was found hours later, she had been brutally raped, beaten and left for dead. This film examines the notorious crime, the media response and the public outcry it triggered, and the miscarriage of justice that followed it, probing the larger issues it raises about our nation's complicated past.G

9:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines"  This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, this film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation.G

10:00 pm 
Lost Nuke   In February of 1950 the world's largest bomber took off on a secret Cold War mission from Alaska. Inside the belly of the B-36 was a nuclear bomb and its 13-pound plutonium core.G

11:00 pm 
The Central Park Five   In April 1989, a 28-year-old white investment banker went jogging through Central Park in New York City. When she was found hours later, she had been brutally raped, beaten and left for dead. This film examines the notorious crime, the media response and the public outcry it triggered, and the miscarriage of justice that followed it, probing the larger issues it raises about our nation's complicated past.G

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