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February 25, 2012
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1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 5 of 10"  Landscape restoration specialist Kate Venturini arrives from the University of Rhode Island to create a sustainable coastal landscape with the help of local landscape contractor Henry Pereira. Builder Andy Tiplady finishes up the shingles and trim at the master bedroom porch just in time for local metalsmiths to install the custom copper gutter and scupper that will keep rain out of the space. Members of the URI Master Gardener's association lend a hand installing coastal tolerant and native plants on the site, while local sod grower Pat Hogan delivers a freshly harvested fescue/bluegrass blend that will require less water, less fertilizer and less maintenance overall. D
1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Planting a Garden Using Native Species; Replacing a Door with a Window"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook travels to Dallas to help a homeowner plant a garden using native species that are drought-tolerant. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner remove a door and replace it with a window. D
2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Jewelry Boxes"  Jewelry just might be the ultimate heirloom. So this first project is designed to showcase, preserve and protect the family jewels. Fit for royalty and built to last - it's eye catching! Made of Tiger maple and Osage Orange and finished with Tung oil. D
2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Finishes"  Tommy is the first to say, finishes are an art unto themselves. That's why he dedicated an entire episode to this topic featuring two very talented finishers, Christine Thomson, a period finisher from Salem, Massachusetts, and Mark Libby, a local finisher who has worked with Tommy for years.G
3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Porsche 911"  Road Test: 2012 Porsche 911. Road Test: 2012 Buick LaCrosse E-Assist. Goss' Garage: Rotating Tires. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   An Oregon dairy's community outreach delivers more than milk; A sheep shearing class in Tennessee is definitely "Hands On"; A cookbook author encourages consumers to support farmers; "Ask a Farmer" explains why horses are measured in "hands". D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Emergency Mine Rescue"  In 2010 when 33 miners were trapped under nearly a half-mile of solid rock in a collapsed mine in Chile, NOVA cameras documented the 69-day ordeal. A global team of engineers work around the clock to rescue the trapped miners. Animations and interviews reveal the feats of engineering that successfully bring the miners safely to the surface.G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Pittsburgh, PA - Hour Two"  Appraiser Peter Shemonsky shows host Mark L. Walberg strikingly delicate examples of centuries-old jewelry fashioned out of steel and iron. Highlights include a 6.5 carat yellow mine cut diamond ring kept for years in a sock drawer; a North American Indian club and pipe the owner believes belonged to Sitting Bull; and three Charles Darwin first editions insured at $284,000. Part 2 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Kedleston Hall"  In Derbyshire, Michael Aspel and the team set up for business on the grounds of Kedleston Hall. Items of interest include a rare mill clock, which measured both time and the mill workers efficiency; a collection of 70 toasters; and a pair of dusty vases valued up to $9,000.G
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Salute to New York City"  The toe-tapping medley begins with "The Bowery" and "Sidewalks of New York." Bobby and Cissy dance to "Broadway Melody." Tom Netherton sings "Manhattan." Joe Feeney and Myron Floren team up to "Give My Regards to Broadway."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Up Captain Peacock"  For a brief moment of glory, Captain Peacock receives executive privileges.G
8:31 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "The Hostess"  Hyacinth aims to advise and educate the nation on gracious living, lit incandescently by their own candlelight suppers.G
9:01 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Variations on a Theme of Father's Day"  Hobbo, still believing that Nelly is his mother, convinces Howard to eavesdrop on her conversations with Pearl. Aware Howard is listening, they give him an earful.G
9:31 pm 
Outnumbered   Mum has had enough of the boys' attitudes to housework so sets out on a campaign to civilize them. Karen battles with chuggers and buying shoes, while Dad goes to war with a domestic appliance.G
10:01 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Neither Rain Nor Sleet"  Red starts his own postal system. Bill demos the rifle range. Red makes a heart pacemaker out of a digital clock.G
10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Window"  Dibley is hit by a hurricane, which blows out the stained glass window of St. Barnabas church. Geraldine is confident she can raise the money for its replacement from among David's wealthy contacts.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Four  "Silence in the Library"  For 100 years, the universe's greatest library has been sealed off with only the cryptic warning "count the shadows" as an explanation. It now appears the shadows are on the move again. The Doctor and Donna must uncover the terrible truth behind the Nodes and the Data Ghost to reveal the library's secret.G
12:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Mexican Microbrews and Pub Fare"  Many of us experienced our first Mexican beer on a beach with a squeeze of lime. Now we're happy to see a beer revolution rumbling in the Baja peninsula. Rick takes us from the Tecate brewery, which started in 1944, to the Tijuana brewery, makers of several microbrews. D
1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Refreshing Remodeling 101"  The first episode in the three-part home makeover features a walk-through of Katie's Amagansett, NY home with experts. Before-and-after photos document the progress. D
1:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "The Falls, Part 2"  In this segment, Jerry shows his students how to paint in the intermediate details like more distinct, distant trees, adding first layers of highlights on waterfall, paint ripples on water and shows how to dry brush fog and mist at base of waterfall. He finishes up by painting in the foreground rocks. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Egg-Ceptional"  Mollet Eggs Florentine; Eggs In Ramekins; Eggs En Cocotte; Scrambled Eggs In Bread Cases With Candied Oyster Mushrooms; Fines Herbs Omelet; Mushroom Omelet; Flat Potato Omelet. D
2:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Northwestern Switzerland"  Burt takes us to a 500-year-old divorce court, a 2000-year-old Roman kitchen, and a ferry that offers travelers a short course in philosophy as they cross the Rhine River. We take a look at Basil's carnival, learn why cookies are sold in tins, see how paper was first made and discover why calligraphy survived the invention of the printing press and the computer. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 2/23/12"  Host Marcia Franklin is joined by reporters and editors from around the state for a roundup of the month's news in Idaho.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Porsche 911"  Road Test: 2012 Porsche 911. Road Test: 2012 Buick LaCrosse E-Assist. Goss' Garage: Rotating Tires. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Latin Celebration"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to authentic Peruvian Roast Chicken. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for vertical roasters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of brown rice. D
4:30 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "The Shed"  Roger and Sarah visit Brooksville, Florida and a nearby ranch . Roger sets up his easel and paints an old shed surrounded by cattle and hundreds of peacocks. D
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Sri Lanka & Maldives"  Megan McCormick begins her visit in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, where she samples the exotic cuisine. She tries stilt fishing at Weligama, visits a Buddhist temple in Matara, explores a topaz mine near Ratnapura, tours an elephant orphanage in Pinjnewala, and takes part in Esala Perahera, Sri Lanka's biggest festival. Her trip ends on Dhangethi, one of the spectacular Maldive Islands, where she encounters exotic tropical fish and lush foliage.G
6:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Anderson & Strickland; Randy Waller; Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice. D
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Robert Earl Keen/Hayes Carll"  Two Texas singer/songwriters take the stage. Veteran Keen, a frequent visitor to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS, demonstrates his flinty songwriting, distinctive voice and dry wit. He is followed by up-and-comer Carll.G
8:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "La Rondine"  Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna, opera's charismatic real-life duo, team up in this ravishing romance from the world's most popular opera composer. Gheorghiu plays the kept woman who gambles on true love, and Alagna is the man who makes her question the cost of her glittering existence. Nicolas Joel directs this new production of Puccini's gorgeously melodic look at love. D
10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Robert Earl Keen/Hayes Carll"  Two Texas singer/songwriters take the stage. Veteran Keen, a frequent visitor to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS, demonstrates his flinty songwriting, distinctive voice and dry wit. He is followed by up-and-comer Carll.G
11:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Memphis"  Winner of the 2010 Tony Award for Best New Musical, "Memphis" turns the radio dial back to the 1950s to tell the story of a white DJ named Huey Calhoun (Chad Kimball), whose love of music transcends racial lines and airwaves. His romantic interest is Felicia Farrell (Montego Glover), a young black singer whose career is on the rise, but who can't make the break out of segregated clubs on her own. When the two collaborate, her soulful sound reaches radio audiences everywhere, and the golden era of early rock & roll takes flight. D
1:00 pm 
Principles for Principals  "Creating Communities That Learn Together"  With the goal of building learning communities that improve math and science outcomes, this workshop shows several ways that principals can work toward including all voices - teachers, students, parents- in a new dialogue about education reform.G
2:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Why Markets Work"  This session employs market simulations and exercises to illustrate key concepts of the market. D
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   See how learning expeditions motivate and transform students. Teachers share great math lesson ideas on visualizing geometry, understanding linear equations, and getting students started with trigonometry. A class of 5th graders learns how water quality affects the environment. D
4:00 pm 
Economics U$A  "Profits and Interest"  This program explains how banks, big business, and little entrepreneurs act to maximize profit. D
4:30 pm 
Economics U$A  "Reducing Poverty"  The causes of income inequality and the role of social welfare policy are examined. Updated 2003. D
5:00 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Everybody's Special"  Working with children who have special educational needs. D
5:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Getting Along Together"  Childhood social development and ways to enhance a child's social competence. D
6:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "African Slavery In Louisiana"  While the Africans contributed to the agriculture of the state, they certainly left their mark on the cuisine of Louisiana as well. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, an authority on the African-American experience, introduces us to these ingenious culinarians by tracing their heritage from Africa to the cane fields, cotton patches and kitchens of South Louisiana. Chef Folse joins Chef Don Mastroni and Pearlie Jefferson at the Old Coffee Pot in New Orleans to make rice, or "calla" cakes, a favorite snack of New Orleanians. D
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Mozambique, Africa"  On Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago Kuta Katila means, "Roll your reed mat out on the sand, lay back and relax." Always ready to follow local customs, Joseph does exactly that at the Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa on Bazaruto Island and at the Azura Resort on Benguerra Island. Joseph continues to practice the fine art of Kuta Katila on the sparkling beaches and in the turquoise waters of the Bazaruto Marine National Park. D
7:00 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Ethiopia: The Omo Valley"  Art makes his way through muddy roads and swollen rivers to the Hamer, Karo and Surma tribes to document their unique body painting, elaborate adornments and timeless ceremonies.G
7:30 pm 
Grannies On Safari  "Western Cape, South Africa & Botswana"  They begin their adventure in glorious Cape Town with excursions to the Cape of Good Hope and the wine lands. The Grannies board "The Pride of Africa" on Rovos Rail - accommodated in a restored vintage car - for a two-day trip to Pretoria that includes a stop at the famous Kimberly Gold Mines. While in Botswana, the ladies visit the set of the popular television series "The Ladies #1 Detective Agency" and meet with the Oodi Weavers. D
8:00 pm 
Food Trip with Todd English  "South Africa: That Zulu You Do and the Big Five"  Join Todd English as he goes on an African photo safari and meets the big five jungle animals face to face. Then Todd learns about the culture of the Zulu people and experiences a feast by torchlight in the outdoor Boma. After lunching with the local Inkosi, or Chief, and visiting a Zangoma fortuneteller, Todd travels back to Olives in Boston to recreate the inspirations of Africa. D
8:30 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Foods of Africa"  Foods such as yams, red beans, rice, melons, okra and eggplant are indigenous to West Africa, the ancestral homeland of most of Louisiana's African-Americans. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and Professor Eileen Julian give audiences an insight on the roots of much of Louisiana's African-American cuisine. Chef Leah Chase gives Chef Folse a lesson on making Gumbo Des Herbes, a traditional Holy Thursday dish. D
9:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Nigeria"  In the capital city of Lagos, Adela Ucar checks out the night life.G
10:00 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
10:30 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Egypt"  From the Cairo bazaar of Khan al-Khalili, Megan McCormick travels to the mosque at Ibn Tulun, the legendary spot where Noah's Ark came to rest. Her next stop is Giza and the Great Pyramids, built as tombs for three Pharaohs.G
11:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "West Africa: Togo and Benin"  Wolfe visits villages known for vibrant inhabitants and intense rituals. He discovers frenzied trances, powerful masked dances and an extraordinary fire-eating ceremony.G
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
American Masters  "Sam Cooke: Crossing Over"  Sam Cooke put the spirit of the Black church into popular music -- creating a new sound and setting into motion a chain of events that forever altered the course of popular music and race relations in America. With "You Send Me" in 1957, Cooke became the first African American artist to reach #1 on both the R&B and the pop charts. It was groundbreaking. D
2:00 pm 
American Masters  "Marvin Gaye: What's Going On"  A great, enduring figure of American music, Marvin Gaye combined gospel, rhythm and blues, soul and jazz to create his own intimate style -- reflecting his "path of the heart" and, essentially, giving us his autobiography in lyrics and sound. He was a glamorous, sometime flamboyant, performer, a Motown star who challenged and changed the face of popular music with records such as "What's Going On" in 1971 -- full of honesty, vulnerability and integrity. Yet, his life was tainted by the bizarre -- full of torment, constant battling of demons and, ultimately, death at the hand of his own father -- a preacher and a cross-dresser, who seemed to have "a grudge against his son" from the day he was born. D
3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Contraception Fight Continues: The contraception debate rages on as Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill hold their own hearing this week allowing testimony from Georgetown University student, Sandra Fluke who was banned from the Republican hearing. Adieu to Mademoiselle: The term mademoiselle is no longer an official term for French women and is being removed from all official documents. The change comes after lobbying by women's groups who called the term sexist. D
3:30 pm 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Marian Wright Edelman"  Maria Hinojosa talks with New York Times best-selling author and advocate Marian Wright Edelman, the first black woman admitted to the Bar in Mississippi and the founder and current president of The Children's Defense Fund. D
4:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Financial Thought Leaders: Andrew Lo"  Guest: Dr. Andrew Lo, Director, MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering; Chairman and Chief Investment Strategist, AlphaSimplex Group. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack explains how to manage your portfolio's risk in volatile times with "Financial Thought Leader," MIT professor and alternative money manager Dr. Andrew Lo. D
4:30 pm 
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Where Do Movies End and Politics Begin?"  How does pop culture not only reflect, but influence political culture? On this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings), historian and culture critic Neal Gabler joins Bill to discuss how representations of heroism in movies shape our expectations of a U.S. President, and how our real-world candidates are packaged into superficial, two-dimensional personas designed to appeal to both the electorate and the media. Also on the show, Bill talks with acclaimed poet and Poetry Magazine editor Chris Wiman about how finding true love and being diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer reignited his religious passion as well as his creative expression. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Boat Builders"  Idaho's boat builders draw on old craft techniques as well as new technology to rebuild wooden boats or design new ones. Whether working on a 1939 speedster or creating new drift boats, they turn out stylish products for Idaho's waters.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 2/23/12"  Host Marcia Franklin is joined by reporters and editors from around the state for a roundup of the month's news in Idaho.G
7:00 pm 
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7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
American Masters  "Sam Cooke: Crossing Over"  Sam Cooke put the spirit of the Black church into popular music -- creating a new sound and setting into motion a chain of events that forever altered the course of popular music and race relations in America. With "You Send Me" in 1957, Cooke became the first African American artist to reach #1 on both the R&B and the pop charts. It was groundbreaking. D
9:00 pm 
American Masters  "Marvin Gaye: What's Going On"  A great, enduring figure of American music, Marvin Gaye combined gospel, rhythm and blues, soul and jazz to create his own intimate style -- reflecting his "path of the heart" and, essentially, giving us his autobiography in lyrics and sound. He was a glamorous, sometime flamboyant, performer, a Motown star who challenged and changed the face of popular music with records such as "What's Going On" in 1971 -- full of honesty, vulnerability and integrity. Yet, his life was tainted by the bizarre -- full of torment, constant battling of demons and, ultimately, death at the hand of his own father -- a preacher and a cross-dresser, who seemed to have "a grudge against his son" from the day he was born. D
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Where Do Movies End and Politics Begin?"  How does pop culture not only reflect, but influence political culture? On this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings), historian and culture critic Neal Gabler joins Bill to discuss how representations of heroism in movies shape our expectations of a U.S. President, and how our real-world candidates are packaged into superficial, two-dimensional personas designed to appeal to both the electorate and the media. Also on the show, Bill talks with acclaimed poet and Poetry Magazine editor Chris Wiman about how finding true love and being diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer reignited his religious passion as well as his creative expression. D
11:00 pm 
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