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March 24, 2013
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6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Smartest Machine On Earth"  This film profiles Watson, an IBM supercomputer, which competed against two "Jeopardy!" champions to prove its ability to mimic the human thought process. The film goes behind the scenes at IBM to provide a firsthand look at the technological feats and hurdles to develop Watson and the challenges artificial intelligence (AI) researchers face.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Diving for Science"  Science divers brave hostile waters & see a world of life and beauty off the Oregon coast. Each spring, Portlanders are treated to a spectacular display of Yoshino cherry blossoms.G
8:00 pm 
Live From Lincoln Center  "Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway? All of 'em!"  Part of Lincoln Center's 2013 American Songbook series, the Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress and singer salutes the great roles for leading ladies and sidekick scene stealers. She sings songs from an array of Broadway composers and lyricists.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Contemporary  "The Song of Lunch"  A failed writer and poet (Alan Rickman) meets the woman who is his former lover (Emma Thompson) now happily married to a successful novelist. They meet at a restaurant, an old haunt in Soho, 15 years after their relationship ended. This quiet drama is framed by a poem (The Song of Lunch by Christopher Reid) as the complexities of their former relationship emerge during drinks, food and talk.G
10:00 pm 
POV  "Girl Model"  This character-driven story about Ashley Arbaugh, a model-turned-scout, follows Arbaugh to Siberia and a model audition. But when Nadya Vall, a 13-year-old Siberian girl, is chosen to go to Japan to become a model, she finds a reality that is shorn of glamor.G
11:30 pm 
Finding Kalman   A Holocaust survivor inspires her family to connect to relatives they never met. Focusing on her brother, Kalman, Anna recounts tales of a mischievous boy who tried to escape the Warsaw ghetto with her. Her daughter, an artist, devours the stories and paints his portrait over and over again.G
6:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Have You Heard from Johannesburg? - Free at Last"  A close look at the citizen activists who fought for three decades to end apartheid in South Africa.G
7:00 pm 
American Masters  "Joan Baez: How Sweet The Sound"  Filmmakers follow Baez on her 2008-2009 world tour, capturing her in performance and in conversations with individuals whose lives parallel hers. The film also examines her history as a recording artist and performer as well as her unwavering journey as the conscience of a generation. Making appearances are Bob Dylan, David Crosby, Roger McGuinn, Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne.G
8:30 pm 
Out of Order   This show looks at the current American political process, addressing the decline in civil discourse and the news media's role in it, partisan gridlock, gerrymandering, vanishing commitment to reasonable compromise, the vilification of moderates and declining civic engagements. Interviews with political experts and observers examine the topics.G
9:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "The World's Biggest Bomb"  Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engage in a dangerous race to see who can build and detonate the world's largest bomb. Bomb-makers on both sides are flying blind as they push technology into unknown territory.G
10:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Have You Heard from Johannesburg? - Free at Last"  A close look at the citizen activists who fought for three decades to end apartheid in South Africa.G
11:00 pm 
American Masters  "Joan Baez: How Sweet The Sound"  Filmmakers follow Baez on her 2008-2009 world tour, capturing her in performance and in conversations with individuals whose lives parallel hers. The film also examines her history as a recording artist and performer as well as her unwavering journey as the conscience of a generation. Making appearances are Bob Dylan, David Crosby, Roger McGuinn, Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne.G
6:00 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Vegetables"  Everyone knows the importance of eating vegetables, but many home cooks avoid cooking them simply because they don't know how. In this episode, Martha shares her favorite methods for preparing vegetables so that they retain their delicious flavors, bright colors, and nutritional properties, offering quick, easy-to-follow recipes and tips. Viewers learn how to make simple vegetable side dishes, including steamed spinach, sauteed broccoli rabe, roasted cauliflower "steaks," brown sugar-glazed carrots, sauteed sugar snap peas and shelled peas with mint and lemony kale salad. D
6:30 pm 
Christina  "The Big Game....Winning Recipes"  All eyes are on the big game and while visions of tailgate parties dance in most men's heads, the rest of us worry about the fat, calories, salt and chemicals that come as part of the food we love to enjoy as we watch our favorite teams play to victory. In this class, we'll create healthy versions of classic tailgate and football party foods to delight your guests. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Making Custom Concrete Countertops/Cordless Landscape Tools"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an expert to make and install custom concrete countertops. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to make watertight connections without soldering. Afterward, landscape contractor Roger demonstrates several new cordless landscape tools. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G
8:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "St. Petersburg, Russia"  Rudy explores the former capital of Russia, from the splendors of Peterhof to the quiet grace of the canals.G
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Dessert First!"  Jacques uses a tortilla for the crust of his crisp pear tart. He follows it with fresh bay scallops in mignonnette sauce.G
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Sweet Summer Endings"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to fresh Strawberry Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paring knives in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Summer Peach Cake, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals why water makes pie pastry tough. D
9:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Pork Chops, Lemon Freeze & Citrus Crisps"  Joanne gives her student Cheryl and intensive hands-on lesson on brining pork chops, cleaning dried mushrooms, and rolling and cutting out cookie dough. Recipes: (1) PORK CHOPS WITH ASPARAGUS AND MORELS, (2) AFTER-DINNER LEMON FREEZE (3) PUCKER-UP CITRUS CRISPS. Student: Cheryl Kovalchik - Entertainment Marketing. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Chinese Favorites"  The Pences offer tips for cooking international specialties as they fix spicy chili noodles topped with orange-glazed chicken, and crab spring rolls.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Celebrating The Boys in the Band"  Playwright Mart Crowley, actor Laurence Luckinbill and commentator Michael Musto of The Village Voice discuss the inspiration behind -- and the influence of -- Crowley's landmark 1967 drama on the LGBT rights movement of today. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Are Science and Religion at War?"  For centuries, science and religion have been battling, with science advancing, religion retreating. We follow the current battles. We propose no truce. D
6:03 pm 
Seeking The Greatest Good   Although born of wealth and privilege, Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946) dedicated his life to public service - advocating for the sustainable management of natural resources. He championed the establishment of the National Forests and the U.S. Forest Service, where he served as its first chief under President Theodore Roosevelt. D
7:00 pm 
Default: The Student Loan Documentary   DEFAULT: The Student Loan Documentary chronicles the stories of borrowers from different backgrounds affected by the student lending industry and their struggles to change the system. No matter when their loans were taken, many borrowers now find themselves in a paralyzing predicament of repaying two, three or multiple times the original amount borrowed, with no bankruptcy protection, no cap on fees and penalties and no recourse to the law. The consequences are dire, with stories of borrowers in financial and emotional ruin. D
7:30 pm 
The War Against Microbes   Producer Michael Schwarz (Mystery of Memory, The Body's Secret Army, Botany of Desire, Muhammad: Legacy of A Prophet), brings his gift for unraveling complex topics to the subject of infectious diseases. In the past century, the tremendous expansion of scientific knowledge about the causes of infectious diseases has helped to more than double average global life expectancy. But as far as we've come, we still face some very daunting scientific challenges. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Philip Gourevitch: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The New Yorker staff writer and editor of The Paris Review talks with host Marcia Franklin. Gourevitch is the author of I Regret to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families, an investigation of the 1994 Rwandan massacre. He also wrote The Ballad of Abu Ghraib about some of the military police who worked in that prison during its scandal over inmate torture.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman - Part 2"  In this two part documentary, master storyteller Jennifer Fox lays bare her own turbulent life to penetrate what it means to be a free woman today. As her drama of work and relationships unfolds over four years, our protagonist travels to over seventeen countries to understand how diverse women define their lives when there is no map. Employing an ingenious new camera technique, called "passing the camera", Fox creates a documentary language that mirrors the special way women communicate. D
11:30 pm 
Global Voices  "Street Ballad: A Jakarta Story"  Titi Juwariyah, 27, is a street singer in Jakarta. She leads a conflicted life, from her migration from the country to the city, to her heartfelt quest for identity and acceptance in her adopted home. She dreams of a music career, but is overwhelmed by the pressures of supporting her family. D

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