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January 22, 2012
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3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 16 of 16"  As the Bedford project wraps up, landscape contractor Roger Cook and landscape designer Jenn Nawada Evans install both the new and old plant material, adjusted at the nursery for the change in the color of the house. In the kitchen, tile contractor Mark Ferrante installs the ceramic backsplash tile with a crackle finish that requires sealing three times to prevent seepage and staining through the cracks. In the dining room, interior designer Dee Elms is on hand as wallpaper hanger Mike Bradshaw starts installing the new hand-woven paper from Japan. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Staining A Cedar Fence; Installing Window Boxes"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with painter Mauro Henrique to stain a cedar fence. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install window boxes; landscape contractor Roger Cook helps plant them. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Dispelling Gardening Myths"  We've all grown up with them; dig a ten-dollar hole for a one-dollar plant. Water deeply but infrequently is another. But thanks to new academic research, many of these myths are being debunked and in the process, making us all better and smarter gardeners. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "David Stockman On Crony Capitalism"  For years, high-ranking administration officials have spun through the revolving door between the White House and American big business. But how have they influenced the regulation of industries from which they came -- and American democracy as a result? This weekend, continuing our sharp multi-episode focus on the intersection of money and politics, Moyers & Company explores the tight connection between Wall Street and the White House with David Stockman, former budget director for President Reagan. Currently a businessman who says he was "taken to the woodshed" for telling the truth about the administration's tax policies, Stockman speaks candidly with Bill Moyers about how money dominates politics, distorting free markets and endangering democracy. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   Molly steps up her bid to get back her home. William falls victim to a bereaved father's anger. Mary gets her job back.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
7:30 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
7:59 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Annapurna to Everest"  In the western part of the Kingdom of Nepal, Michael joins a representative of the British Gurkha in Nepal on a recruiting drive. The boys in a village are tested as they dream of becoming rupee millionaires; the girls hope to spot a future wealthy husband. From there Michael treks up to Annapurna Base Camp on Everest, before leaving the mountains for the capital of Kathmandu where he is blessed by King Gyuenandra at the palace. Part 3 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E3)"  Isobel and Cora lock horns over control of Downton's medical role. Meanwhile Thomas, now manager of the convalescent men, makes life difficult for Carson. Mrs. Bird starts a soup kitchen to help the war effort. Matthew and William embark on a perilous patrol behind German lines. Part 3 of 6G
10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Old Fossils"  UCOS reopens a case of a paleontologist said to have died in a fall at the Natural History Museum during a corporate event. A new examination of the post mortem suggests the fossil bird specialist may have died from a blow to the head.G
11:00 pm 
Stephen Tompkinson Australian Balloon Adventure   Tompkinson and his pilot continue their efforts with a successful flight over Melbourne and a daring attempt to enter the record books by flying to 10,000 feet.G
3:30 pm 
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
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Three-Part Travel Skills Special"  Rick completes his favorite 3000-mile journey that winds through Europe from London. Part 3 of 3G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "3D Spies of WWII"  Alarmed by rumors of advanced rockets and missiles, Allied intelligence recruit a team from British universities and Hollywood studios to an English country house. Team members use 3D stereoscopes to view millions of air photos of German territory, and are able to spot telltale clues that reveal hidden rocket bases. With 3D graphics NOVA recreates what WWII photo spies saw, and tells the suspenseful, previously untold story.G
6:00 pm 
Custer's Last Stand: American Experience   Gen. George Armstrong Custer, an ambitious but brilliant cavalry officer, time and again ricochets from triumph to disaster, from battlefield heroism to impetuous escapade. This biography follows the ambitious son of a blacksmith through his career, which includes a charge at Gettysburg that turns the tide of battle, to the climactic battle at Little Bighorn River in Montana Territory.G
8:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Have You Heard from Johannesburg? - The Bottom Line"  A close look at the citizen activists who fought for three decades to end apartheid in South Africa.G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tulsa, OK - Hour Three"  Experts examine an 1826 English gadget cane, equipped with both a pistol and a telescope; and a vibrant 1931 Oscar Mayer in-store display. A circa 1600 Ming Dynasty cast bronze guardian figure is valued up to $100,000. Part 3 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Custer's Last Stand: American Experience   Gen. George Armstrong Custer, an ambitious but brilliant cavalry officer, time and again ricochets from triumph to disaster, from battlefield heroism to impetuous escapade. This biography follows the ambitious son of a blacksmith through his career, which includes a charge at Gettysburg that turns the tide of battle, to the climactic battle at Little Bighorn River in Montana Territory.G
3:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Many Planets, One Earth"  The early Earth was a much different planet than the one we know today. Ancient rocks provide evidence of the emergence of oxygen in the atmosphere and of a frozen Snowball Earth. Scientists Paul Hoffman and Andrew Knoll look at these clues to help explain the rise of complex animal life. D
4:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 7. Genetics of Development"  Organisms as different as flies, fish, and humans share a set of genes, known as a genetic toolkit, which guides development. This session presents new perspectives on the remarkable similarity in these molecules and processes and the ethical questions involved in this research. D
4:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 8. Cell Biology and Cancer"  Cancers result when genes required for normal cell function are mutated and the resulting cells undergo other changes ultimately leading to uncontrolled division. This session reveals new information on normal cell function, proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes and their role in the cell cycle, and current research in drug design for specific cancers. D
5:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 2. Encouraging Discussion"  Introduced by Dr. Langer, this program concentrates on discussion and its importance in helping engaged readers go further in the text. The on–screen teachers talk about ways to encourage whole–class and small–group discussion, the importance of asking the right questions to provoke thoughtful discussion, and making the discussion inclusive, including both talkative and reticent students. Their discussion is punctuated by visits to their classrooms, where discussion flourishes. D
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Creole Matzos Ball Soup, Passover Artichokes, and Blood Orange Creme Brulee. D
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Just Open The Pantry"  Some days you just don't have it in you to make one more trip to the store before you get home. No problem! Sara has easy meals you can make right out of the pantry, like her delicious Fried Rice. Everyone likes pasta, and Linguine with White Beans couldn't be easier. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of Austria and Italy"  Tirolean Innsbruck offers a towering Olympic ski jump and a dirndl- clad world of alpine thrills. Follow the Brenner Pass to Italy's rugged Dolomites for Alps with pasta.G
7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Port Aransas, Texas - Fun on the Texas' Coa"  Joseph breaks away from heat for a cooling and relaxing stay among the gentle gulf breezes of the South Texas Coast. In every season the pleasures are easy in this laid back Southern town where often the best thing to do is nothing. The active visitor has plenty to keep them busy and Joseph tries his hand at swimming, fishing, kayaking, crawfish shucking and dancing a two step or three. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Entry"  Smith uses the Garden Home Retreat's grand front door and containers filled with herbs to demonstrate the design principle of entry. He also visits a plant in Indiana that has an exceptional recycling system.G
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Staining A Cedar Fence; Installing Window Boxes"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with painter Mauro Henrique to stain a cedar fence. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install window boxes; landscape contractor Roger Cook helps plant them. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Improving Your View"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Valentine's Day"  Melt your beloved's heart with chef Michelangelo Wescott's recipes: lobster and lemon mashed potatoes, filets Diane and chocolate mousse. Katie adds romance to the table with an arrow placemat and a rose and water arrangement. D
10:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Projects Using Faux Leather"  We're mixing things up today and adding fabric to our knit & crochet creations. First up is a snazzy pillow and then a totally cute tote bag. Our guest interview is with Mary Beth Temple & also a Linda Cyr tip.G
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Pond Party"  Donna paints a frog border to decorate a child's room, then shows how to stretch and embellish her "Art to Sew" panels to make wall art.G
11:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "All-American Fruit Desserts"  In this episode, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the perfect Sweet Cherry Pie. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of vanilla ice cream, and gadget guru Lisa McManus divulges the test kitchen's pick for ice cream scoops. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows Chris how to make the ultimate Skillet Apple Crisp. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pasta - The Ultimate Showcase"  Lidia returns to California to visit Andy Boy farm and learns all about broccoli rabe. Later, Lidia meets up with Dino Cortopassi, owner of Corto Olive, to hear his family's colorful culinary history. Join Lidia and Grandma in the kitchen as she makes Baked Stuffed Shells, Penne with Artichokes, and Bacon Orecchiette with Andy Boy's Broccoli Rabe. D
5:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Please Vote for Me"  In the city of Wuhan in central China, three eight-year-old elementary school students campaign for the coveted position of class monitor. This is the first election for a class leader to be held in China. The candidates hold debates, campaign tirelessly and show their intellectual and artistic skills, until one is voted the winner. D
6:00 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
7:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Everyday Sunshine"  From the shifting faultlines of Hollywood fantasies and the economic and racial tensions of Reagan's America, Fishbone rose to become one of the most original bands of the last 25 years. With a blistering combination of punk and funk they demolished the walls of genre and challenged the racial stereotypes and political order of the music industry and the nation. Telling it like it is, the iconic Laurence Fishburne narrates EVERYDAY SUNSHINE, a story about music, history, fear, courage and funking on the one. D
8:30 pm 
Lest We Forget - A Survivor's Story   Lest We Forget is a personal recollection of World War II from the unique perspective of Columbus, Indiana resident Gustav Potthoff, a survivor of the Japanese slave labor camp responsible for the building of the notorious Bridge over the River Kwai. More than 100,000 POWs would ultimately lose their lives building the railway under horrific conditions.G
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Hometown Ski Hills"  Community ski hills are scattered throughout Idaho, each with its own "field of dreams" story to tell. We profile three of them - Bogus Basin near Boise; Little Ski Hill by McCall; and Pomerelle near Albion - to learn what makes each of these ski areas unique.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Refugees"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with refugees who have come to Idaho. Guests include Fidel Nshombo, from Congo; Rusul Mousa-Bryant, from Iraq; Jumuna Gautam, from Bhutan; and Hosy Nasimi, from Afghanistan. The group will discuss why they had to flee their respective home countries, what it's been like to live in Idaho, the joys and challenges of refugee life in the United States and their hopes for the future.G
10:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Please Vote for Me"  In the city of Wuhan in central China, three eight-year-old elementary school students campaign for the coveted position of class monitor. This is the first election for a class leader to be held in China. The candidates hold debates, campaign tirelessly and show their intellectual and artistic skills, until one is voted the winner. D
11:00 pm 
P.O.V.  "Campaign"  The film offers an insider's view of Japanese electoral politics, presenting a portrait of a man plucked from obscurity to run for a critical seat on a suburban city council.G

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