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Saturday
December 24, 2011
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
11:00 pm 
Democracy In America  "Courts: Our Rule of Law"  This program examines the role of courts as institutions dedicated to conflict resolution, with the power both to apply and to interpret the meaning of law in trial and appeal courts. It shows the increased power of the Supreme Court through its use of judicial review and the difficulty of creating a judiciary that is independent of politics. D

11:30 pm 
Democracy In America  "Media: Inside Story"  This program explores the media as an integral part of American democracy, highlighting the scrutiny they impose on the performance of public officials, the interdependence of politics and the media, and the power the media wields in selecting the news. D

12:00 am 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Intellect, Personality, and Mental Health"  Examines intellectual function and the nature of personality. Gerontologists describe longitudinal and cross-sectional research designs to study intellect and personality over the lifespan. Elders discuss mental health and stress-reduction techniques. D

1:00 am 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 8. Building On New Ideas"  More documentary segments show further work by the team members with their students, among themselves, and with colleagues. The end-of-year discussions continue, with team members reflecting on how their new initiatives in the arts have affected them and their schools, and offering advice for other teachers who want to bring the arts into their own classrooMs.. D

2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel welcomes you to observe K-12 classrooms that will leave you motivated and inspired. Learn how parents can and should get involved in their child's education. Discover a third grade math class full of music and hard-workers, and watch classrooms that have successfully adapted to the new Common Core State Standards. D

3:00 am 
Economics U$A  "John Maynard Keynes"  This program introduces Keynesian economic theory and analyzes the Depression. D

3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Fiscal Policy"  This program explores how the government's tax and spending policies are used to reduce the severity of business cycle fluctuations. D

4:00 am 
Ethics In America II  "War Stories: National Security & The News"  Four years previously, a coalition led by American forces invaded the Central Asian nation of Khaoistan, where warlords had destroyed the central government and were supporting major terrorist activities. Today, the process of rebuilding the nation and fighting off an insurgency continues, covered by a group of journalists based in the capital city. Meanwhile, back in the States, a journalist covering national security issues investigates allegations of illegal phone taps by the government. In each case, reporters are faced with dilemmas that go to the heart of their responsibilities as journalists, and as Americans.G

5:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Christmas"  Burt tells how the Christmas tree came indoors, what the First Ladies do for holidays, and how department stores create holiday windows.G

5:30 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "German Christmas"  Chef Folse celebrates a traditional German Christmas with Glenn Falgoust, Frieda Arwe and Josie Thevis as they share stories of German contributions to the cultural fabric of Louisiana. Even St. Nicholas joins in the kitchen fun. D

6:00 am 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "The Hand That Stirred The Pot: African Foods In America"  Burt seeks the origins of peanuts, bananas, watermelon, rice, yams and okra.G

6:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Getting Ready for Christmas at Biltmore Estate"  The Biltmore Estate in Ashville, North Carolina, is the largest private home in the United States. It was built by George Vanderbilt, the grandson of the wealthiest man in the world. We tour the estate with Burt and see how they prepare for Biltmore's Christmas celebration. D

7:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Celebrating Christmas at Biltmore Estate"  Burt returns to The Biltmore Estate for the second part of his investigation into our Christmas traditions. Why do we have Christmas Trees and why are they covered with electric lights? Who introduced the glass tree ornament and why? How did we get into the habit of wrapping our presents and what do they really symbolize? These and dozens of other Christmas customs are explained in this fascinating and surprising program. D

7:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Christmas"  Katie prepares a no-stress holiday meal with the help of the Workshop crew. Chef Chris Paulk whips up red pepper risotto, pork tenderloin and Kentucky eggnog. Then, Katie decks the halls with an advent calendar and a dressed-up Styrofoam Christmas tree. D

8:00 am 
Travelscope: Christmas In Switzerland   Host Joseph Rosendo journeys to Lausanne, Montreux and Basel to bask in the glow of a Swiss-style Christmas at holiday markets, on a scenic train ride, and atop a Ferris wheel. He witnesses a 600-year-old clock-tower tradition in Lausanne.G

8:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Kwanzaa"  From December 26 to January 1 is a holiday of reflection, an opportunity for African Americans to celebrate their roots in Africa.G

9:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Hanukkah"  Wolf uncovers the history of the worldwide Jewish holiday and explains why potato pancakes and doughnuts are served.G

9:30 am 
Food Trip with Todd English  "Israel: Land of Milk and Honey"  Todd English makes a culinary pilgrimage back to Israel after a thirteen-year hiatus where he and other notable American chefs cooked, ate and got to know the Israeli culture. Eating his way from Akko to Nazareth then Jerusalem, Todd stops to visit Holy sites such as the Wailing Wall and the Crusader City. He concludes his food trip with a traditional Chanukah dinner. D

10:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Garden Home for the Holidays"  Allen brings garden elements inside for decorating tips for the cold months. He shares timesaving holiday recipes with ties to the garden and provides history on winter holidays.G

10:30 am 

11:00 am 
Democracy In America  "Courts: Our Rule of Law"  This program examines the role of courts as institutions dedicated to conflict resolution, with the power both to apply and to interpret the meaning of law in trial and appeal courts. It shows the increased power of the Supreme Court through its use of judicial review and the difficulty of creating a judiciary that is independent of politics. D

11:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Media: Inside Story"  This program explores the media as an integral part of American democracy, highlighting the scrutiny they impose on the performance of public officials, the interdependence of politics and the media, and the power the media wields in selecting the news. D

12:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Intellect, Personality, and Mental Health"  Examines intellectual function and the nature of personality. Gerontologists describe longitudinal and cross-sectional research designs to study intellect and personality over the lifespan. Elders discuss mental health and stress-reduction techniques. D

1:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 8. Building On New Ideas"  More documentary segments show further work by the team members with their students, among themselves, and with colleagues. The end-of-year discussions continue, with team members reflecting on how their new initiatives in the arts have affected them and their schools, and offering advice for other teachers who want to bring the arts into their own classrooMs.. D

2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel welcomes you to observe K-12 classrooms that will leave you motivated and inspired. Learn how parents can and should get involved in their child's education. Discover a third grade math class full of music and hard-workers, and watch classrooms that have successfully adapted to the new Common Core State Standards. D

3:00 pm 
Economics U$A  "John Maynard Keynes"  This program introduces Keynesian economic theory and analyzes the Depression. D

3:30 pm 
Economics U$A  "Fiscal Policy"  This program explores how the government's tax and spending policies are used to reduce the severity of business cycle fluctuations. D

4:00 pm 
Ethics In America II  "War Stories: National Security & The News"  Four years previously, a coalition led by American forces invaded the Central Asian nation of Khaoistan, where warlords had destroyed the central government and were supporting major terrorist activities. Today, the process of rebuilding the nation and fighting off an insurgency continues, covered by a group of journalists based in the capital city. Meanwhile, back in the States, a journalist covering national security issues investigates allegations of illegal phone taps by the government. In each case, reporters are faced with dilemmas that go to the heart of their responsibilities as journalists, and as Americans.G

5:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Christmas"  Burt tells how the Christmas tree came indoors, what the First Ladies do for holidays, and how department stores create holiday windows.G

5:30 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "German Christmas"  Chef Folse celebrates a traditional German Christmas with Glenn Falgoust, Frieda Arwe and Josie Thevis as they share stories of German contributions to the cultural fabric of Louisiana. Even St. Nicholas joins in the kitchen fun. D

6:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "The Hand That Stirred The Pot: African Foods In America"  Burt seeks the origins of peanuts, bananas, watermelon, rice, yams and okra.G

6:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Getting Ready for Christmas at Biltmore Estate"  The Biltmore Estate in Ashville, North Carolina, is the largest private home in the United States. It was built by George Vanderbilt, the grandson of the wealthiest man in the world. We tour the estate with Burt and see how they prepare for Biltmore's Christmas celebration. D

7:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Celebrating Christmas at Biltmore Estate"  Burt returns to The Biltmore Estate for the second part of his investigation into our Christmas traditions. Why do we have Christmas Trees and why are they covered with electric lights? Who introduced the glass tree ornament and why? How did we get into the habit of wrapping our presents and what do they really symbolize? These and dozens of other Christmas customs are explained in this fascinating and surprising program. D

7:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Christmas"  Katie prepares a no-stress holiday meal with the help of the Workshop crew. Chef Chris Paulk whips up red pepper risotto, pork tenderloin and Kentucky eggnog. Then, Katie decks the halls with an advent calendar and a dressed-up Styrofoam Christmas tree. D

8:00 pm 
Travelscope: Christmas In Switzerland   Host Joseph Rosendo journeys to Lausanne, Montreux and Basel to bask in the glow of a Swiss-style Christmas at holiday markets, on a scenic train ride, and atop a Ferris wheel. He witnesses a 600-year-old clock-tower tradition in Lausanne.G

8:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Kwanzaa"  From December 26 to January 1 is a holiday of reflection, an opportunity for African Americans to celebrate their roots in Africa.G

9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Hanukkah"  Wolf uncovers the history of the worldwide Jewish holiday and explains why potato pancakes and doughnuts are served.G

9:30 pm 
Food Trip with Todd English  "Israel: Land of Milk and Honey"  Todd English makes a culinary pilgrimage back to Israel after a thirteen-year hiatus where he and other notable American chefs cooked, ate and got to know the Israeli culture. Eating his way from Akko to Nazareth then Jerusalem, Todd stops to visit Holy sites such as the Wailing Wall and the Crusader City. He concludes his food trip with a traditional Chanukah dinner. D

10:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Garden Home for the Holidays"  Allen brings garden elements inside for decorating tips for the cold months. He shares timesaving holiday recipes with ties to the garden and provides history on winter holidays.G

10:30 pm 

11:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Creating Effective Citizens"  This program explores how social studies teachers in any grade level can help their students develop the democratic values that will make them effective and responsible citizens. Teachers are shown helping students see their community in a broader sense and inspiring them to think about ways they can make a difference. The classroom lessons emphasize how civic processes work, how to discuss issues from multiple perspectives, and how teachers can inspire their students to take social action. D

11:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Introduction to the Video Library"  This program presents the purpose of the Social Studies in Action video library. It introduces all the components of the library, explains the goals of NCSS, and presents examples of classroom lessons throughout the library. This program also addresses a variety of ways in which the library can be used for enhancing the curriculum, teacher reflection, and best practices for teaching. D

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Saturday
December 24, 2011
Full Day
View Primetime
View Current
NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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