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March 25, 2012
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4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Young Farmers"  There is a new breed of farmer emerging in America. They're young, hard working and highly motivated toward environmental stewardship. These young people are turning to small-scale farming because they want to make a difference in the way our food is produced. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Moving Beyond War"  Nine years after Baghdad erupted in "shock and awe," we're once again hearing in America the drumbeat for war in the Middle East. Now, the bull's-eye is on Iran. But what we need more than a simple change of target is a complete change in perspective, says Andrew Bacevich, a West Point graduate and Vietnam veteran-turned-scholar who's become one of the most perceptive observers of America's changing role in the world. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   A run of bad luck leaves William and Mary facing financial ruin.G
7:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis"  Gates journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.G
8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Cory Booker and John Lewis"  Gates journeys deep into the ancestry of a group of remarkable individuals and provides new understanding of personal identity and American history.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "The 39 Steps"  Based on John Buchan's 1915 thriller popularized by Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 movie, this production stars Rupert Penry-Jones ("Persuasion") as secret agent Richard Hannay, who battles German spies on the eve of World War I. Lydia Leonard ("Jericho") co-stars as suffragette Victoria Sinclair, his unlikely accomplice. Recently returned from South Africa, adventurer Hannay finds himself wanted by the British police for a murder he did not commit and by German agents for the knowledge the victim shared with him.G
10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Only The Brave"  Reece, the son of the murdered leader of a criminal motorbike gang is expected to avenge his father's death by killing the rival gang member believed to be responsible. Reece's girlfriend thinks the wrong person is targeted and urges UCOS to reopen the case.G
11:30 pm 
Unforgettable Hampton Family   This documentary explores how Deacon Clark Hampton, a son of slaves, lifts his 12 children out of poverty by making them into successful musicians.G
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Central Turkey"  Rick rides camels, ponders luxurious carpets and is welcomed by friendly locals. In Ankara, he learns about Atatrk, the "father of modern Turkey."G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Ice"  In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras to create a photo archive of melting glaciers. They grapple with blizzards, fickle technology and perilous climbs to anchor cameras that must withstand extreme cold and high winds.G
6:00 pm 
Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World: American Experience  "Into the Deep, Whaling & the World"  Filmmaker Ric Burns tells an epic tale of three centuries of American whaling and the unique relationship between the hunter and the hunted, which begins in earnest in 1690 among the Quakers on Nantucket Island. The film explores two events that anchor whaling in the American consciousness. The Essex is rammed and sunk off the coast of Peru in 1820 by a sperm whale as long as the ship itself. Only eight sailors survive. In 1840, Herman Melville ships out on a whaling vessel that meets another vessel near where the Essex sank. The son of an Essex survivor gives Melville a copy of his father's memoir, which inspires Moby Dick.G
8:00 pm 
Iceberg That Sank The Titanic   This film traces the story of a single snowflake that triggered the creation of an iceberg set on a collision course with history. The show examines the glacier that produced the iceberg and the arctic wildlife that calls the glacier home. And it examines the warming future that could produce a new generation of "mega-bergs" to move into today's busy shipping lanes.G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Bismarck, Nd - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Suzanne Perrault learn about the University of North Dakota School of Mines' pottery program. Treasures at the Bismarck Civic Center include samurai swords brought back from Japan in 1898 by the owner's grandfather, late 19th century journals from a North Dakota country store, and a mid-19th century heirloom Bennington pottery lion valued to $8,000. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World: American Experience  "Into the Deep, Whaling & the World"  Filmmaker Ric Burns tells an epic tale of three centuries of American whaling and the unique relationship between the hunter and the hunted, which begins in earnest in 1690 among the Quakers on Nantucket Island. The film explores two events that anchor whaling in the American consciousness. The Essex is rammed and sunk off the coast of Peru in 1820 by a sperm whale as long as the ship itself. Only eight sailors survive. In 1840, Herman Melville ships out on a whaling vessel that meets another vessel near where the Essex sank. The son of an Essex survivor gives Melville a copy of his father's memoir, which inspires Moby Dick.G
4:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The God of Small Things"  Fraternal twins Rahel and Estha struggle to reclaim their lives after their childhood is destroyed by tragic circumstances. As past and present merge in this narrative of Indian society and politics, the many layers of the caste system are mirrored in the poetic and inventive language of the author. Featured speakers include Simon Gikandi of Princeton University, author Evelyn Ch'ien. D
5:00 pm 
Portraits of Emotion   Portraits of Emotion is a feature length documentary film that follows over the course of four years the life of 14-year-old Jonathan Lerman, an artistic prodigy who is diagnosed with autism, a lifelong developmental disability that affects learning, communication and social interaction. While capable of drawing astonishing portraits that capture the nuances of human emotion, Jonathan is unable to effectively verbally communicate his feelings. By giving the audience an in-depth look inside Jonathan's life, Portraits of Emotion builds awareness about the effects that autism has on a family over time. D
6:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Montages of Thailand"  Chicken Breast with Green Curry sauce, Grilled River Prawn and Panang Curry Risotto are prepared.G
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Indian Comfort Food with Floyd Cardoz"  Newly crowned "Top Chef Masters" winner Floyd Cardoz joins Sara to cook the food he grew up with in India. First up is Wild Striped Bass Curry swimming in coconut and mild spices. Chicken Pilaf is simple but satisfying with a gingery yogurt sauce. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Switzerland - Celebrating St. Moritz"  For hundreds of years St. Moritz has been a Swiss resort with the emphasis on "the Ritz" -- a place where the royal, wealthy and famous can recreate in luxury and where the term "Champagne Climate" refers to more than the 300 plus days of sunshine each year. Joseph travels to St. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Adding Charm"  Allen visits Oregon's Cascade Mountains where he learns about fresh greenery used during the holidays and how 1 million acres of Christmas trees add oxygen to the environment. He also visits a garden center in Denver where he learns about transplanting orchids.G
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Manual Transfer Switch; Fixing a Clogged Sewer Line"  Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron travel to Annapolis, Maryland, to install a manual transfer switch for a portable generator. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard heads to Dallas to fix a sewer line that is clogged with tree roots. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Media Chic"  Entertainment comes in many forms at this Dream Home. Vicki and Sloan create a space where family members can watch TV, hone musical skills, work on computers or just enjoy each other's company. D
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Seaside"  From the kitchen to the craft room to the garden, Katie celebrates the gifts of the sea. In the Kitchen: Delicious Breaded Bluegill, Flavorful Shrimp Pesto, and a simple but scrumptious Seafood Bouillabaisse. Projects: Transport the beauty of the sea into the home. D
10:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Shadow Play"  Marianne and Liz show how to press strip sets and then demonstrate cutting with Marti Michell's Kaleido ruler. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "River Birches"  Donna paints river birches and pink wildflowers growing by a blue stream. Then, she shares her techniques for painting an aging a floral serving tray.G
11:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: Fishing Along America's Eastern Seaboard"  NULL
5:00 pm 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "A Call to Service"  The first episode introduces George Shultz through the details of his early life: his service as a U.S. Marine, his academic career as a free-market economist at MIT and as dean of the business school at the University of Chicago and his early cabinet posts as secretary of labor and secretary of the treasury under President Nixon. As he's sworn in as secretary of state under President Reagan, the war in Lebanon presents a dangerous diplomatic challenge. 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 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "Swords Into Plowshares"  Shultz is in the midst of preparations for the summit meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland, when news breaks that the United States was indeed trading arms for the Nicaraguan Contras to secure the release of the Iran hostages, and Newsweek reveals that the CIA is mining the harbor in Managua. The Reykjavik summit leads to the most significant nuclear arms reduction pact of the Cold War and is the pinnacle of Shultz' career in government service. In January 1989, Shultz leaves the State Department. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "A Son's Sacrifice"  Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City. The son of an immigrant, Imran must confront his mixed heritage and gain acceptance from his father's conservative community. On one of Islam's holiest days, Imran must lead a sacrifice that will define him as a Muslim, as an American and as a son. D
8:30 pm 
Not In Our Town: Class Actions   This program tells the stories of a suburban California school district, a mid-western college town and a college campus in the heart of the South where people are working together to stop hate and intolerance, and activitating their communities to create safer, more accepting environments for everyone. "Not In Our Town: Class Actions" profiles local innovators -- a teacher who starts an anti-bullying program at her school, then spreads it to five districts; diverse leaders in a college town who bring students, local officials and community members together after a wave of bias attacks; and a coalition of students who take positive action when their core values are threatened. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Canyonlands Calling"  Cameras roam desert expanses, narrow canyons, mountains and rock formations of the southwest corner of Idaho. Participants reveal how eight years of collaborative effort among many interests can culminate in the federal Owyhee Initiative that includes many uses, including designated wilderness.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Food Safety and Biomedical Research"  How safe is our nation's food system? Carolyn Bohach is a microbiologist from the University of Idaho who specializes in studying E. coli and food safety. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Bohach about her research and ways we can prevent E. coli breakouts.G
10:00 pm 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "A Call to Service"  The first episode introduces George Shultz through the details of his early life: his service as a U.S. Marine, his academic career as a free-market economist at MIT and as dean of the business school at the University of Chicago and his early cabinet posts as secretary of labor and secretary of the treasury under President Nixon. As he's sworn in as secretary of state under President Reagan, the war in Lebanon presents a dangerous diplomatic challenge. D
11:00 pm 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "To Start The World Again"  Philippines dissident Nimoy Aquino is assassinated and the island nation is thrown into turmoil. The administration continues to be concerned with the Nicaraguan Contras and with the release of hostages in Iran. As Reagan is sworn in for his second term, Shultz works to set up a summit meeting with the new Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev. D
4:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Bed Bugs/Snug As A Bug"  Bed Bugs - When the bugs accidentally break Frog's brand new bed, they scramble to put it back together and make things right. Just one problem. They can't tell the letters 'b' and 'd' apart! Can they figure out which letter is which - and rebuild Frog's bed - before Frog returns home? Snug as a Bug - Frog helps insomniac Bug figure out the end of the rhyme "snug as a bug in a . D
5:00 pm 
Caillou  "Springtime!"  Caillou is excited that spring is coming, but is disappointed when he finds out there will be no more snow. Caillou and Sarah find a way to save a patch of snow they find under the porch, but soon learn they can't keep it forever. Mom and Dad are busy with spring-cleaning and Caillou wants to help. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Magic Words and Litterbot"  The Magic Words: In her eagerness to play with her friends, Baby Bop forgets to say "please" and "thank you". Barney tells her that these two words can be magic--they are polite words to use and people feel good when they hear them. Baby Bop has a daydream where she just can't say the magic words no matter how hard she tries! After her daydream, she remembers to be polite and always use the magic words! Educational theme: Practicing good manners such as saying, "please" and "thank you. D
6:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Seasons - Spring and Summer/Seasons - Fall and Winter"  Seasons - Spring and Summer - For Show and Tell at school, Nick and Sally must bring something from their favourite season. But how can they choose which is their favourite? The Cat in the Hat takes them to the magical Garden of Seasons, where they can visit any season they like, any time they like! They meet three young animals and journey with them as they begin to grow up. Sally decides that she has two favourite seasons, and with the pictures taken from the Snaparama camera, she now has a scrapbook of pictures to show why! Seasons - Fall and Winter - It's Nick's turn to choose a favourite season. D
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Bathtime"  The Kratt brothers and Zoboomafoo deal with the "dirty" topic of bathtime. In order to demonstrate how some animals need a bath, Martin and Chris give three very muddy dogs a bath in Animal Junction.G
7:00 pm 
Curious George  "George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey"  George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2"  Martha Runs the Store, Part 1 - Skits and Martha are feeling desperate while they wait in the broiling sun for Helen to finish shopping. Martha Runs the Store, Part 2 - Helen can't find Martha and Skits anywhere.G
8:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Learnerer/Mr. Big's Dinner and a Scam"  THE LEARNERER - Using his talent to see things once and learn them immediately, The Learnerer is able to steal the giant Santa Tortuga diamond from Ms. Von Hoosinghaus. When WordGirl arrives to save the day, all of her moves are thwarted by The Learnerer, who has been studying her every move. Will she come up with a new move or will The Learnerer get away with the diamond? Vocabulary Words: Suffix, Misjudge. D
9:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mom of a Croc"  Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Digit's B-Day Surprise"  The kids have a really cool plan for Digit's b-day-a surprise party! But in order to keep the secret, they pretend to forget his big day. Disappointed, Digit goes off on his own and runs into Hacker. The vexatious villain is only too happy to take advantage of the situation: If he can convince the dejected Digit that he is his one true friend, he can reprogram the cyboid to gain access to Motherboard! Meanwhile, the kids have a special gift made for their pal-a chocolate "Digit" sculpture. D
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Fetch Finale IV: The Prophecy Fulfilled!"  The lost legendary Helmet of Victory is so close Ruff can almost TASTE it! He's just learned that the Helmet is somewhere in Old Sturbridge Village, a town that time forgot. The FETCHers head off to the village, and then undergo a series of elimination trials to retrieve the Helmet. The FETCHer who finds the Helmet will be the Season IV FETCH Grand Champion! But will the Helmet of Victory really make Ruff victorious?. D
10:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Dog Who Cried Woof/Doing The Right Thing"  The Dog Who Cried Woof - After overhearing Samuel tell the kids a scary story about Whiffy the Skunk Ghost, Clifford and T-Bone get a bit spooked. Cleo takes the opportunity to play a series of naughty tricks on them, but then finds them not believing her when she really needs them! She learns that it isn't nice to play tricks on people. ~~Doing the Right Thing - When T-Bone inadvertently "steals" a squeak toy, he experiences a guilt-induced dream where his conscience tries to show him the right thing to do. D
11:00 pm 
Arthur  "Popular Girls/Buster's Growing Grudge"  Sue Ellen and Fern take a popularity quiz they find in a magazine for teenagers. They change their personalities to become more likable, but why does it seem no one likes them anymore? In the second story, Buster's convinced that his great joke will be the difference between a successful oral report and failure. But when Binky steals his material, will Buster stay mad forever?. D
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2"  Martha Runs the Store, Part 1 - Skits and Martha are feeling desperate while they wait in the broiling sun for Helen to finish shopping. Martha Runs the Store, Part 2 - Helen can't find Martha and Skits anywhere.G

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