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May 25, 2014
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5:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Bravo!"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Ken and Betty Rodgers, Idahoans who produced a documentary called Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor about the siege of Khe Sanh in Vietnam. They are joined for this Veterans Day-inspired show by Steve Wiese, who with Ken Rodgers, was a member of Bravo Company, First Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, which fought in the 1968 battle.G
5:30 pm 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Nicaragua: Land of the Shaking Earth Emerges"  After 200 years of natural catastrophes and political upheavals, a democratic Nicaragua has emerged that promotes its diversity of cultures, Spanish colonial heritage and natural wonders.G
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend   With obesity levels rivaling those seen in the United States, Mexico has launched a rigorous campaign to combat the epidemic, including taxes on sugary drinks and other high-calorie snack foods. On Sunday we explore how well the strategy is working. What lessons can U.S. D
6:29 pm 
British Antiques Roadshow  "Hutton in the Forest"  Fiona Bruce and the team of experts are in Cumbria where they see a valuable painting once used for target practice, and a watch that reveals a little-known fact about life in POW camps. A small boy's toy turns into a rich collectors must-have.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Camp Rainbow Gold"  At the annual five-day camp in the Boulder Mountains, children who have been diagnosed with cancer have a chance to leave their illness behind and just be kids. It is a place where the staff receives lessons on life from the youngsters who participate.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Big Wave Surf, Plover Habitat, Return to Opal Creek"  European beach grass is invading Oregon's coastal dunes, decimating the habitat for Western Snowy Plovers. Biologists work to beat back the grass and save the birds.G
8:00 pm 
National Memorial Day Concert   Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinse are co-hosts for this 25th anniversary broadcast of a night to honor men and women in uniform, veterans and those who have given their lives for our country. The program features the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by pops conductor Jack Everly, military choruses and guest stars on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.G
9:30 pm 
Amnesia   Detective Sergeant "Mack" Stone's life is crumbling. A black-out drunk, he is plagued by the disappearance of his wife, the details of which he cannot remember. Faced with growing skepticism of his partner, Stone begins to obsess over a missing person, Paul West, who disappeared after his wife died in a fire. The detective is convinced West is in fact a man who appeared suddenly five years before with complete amnesia and has since built a new life. Meanwhile the police are investigating Stone. Part 1 of 2G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Wild Justice"  Miller, the new head of UCOS, is perplexed when the investigation of a corrupt senior officer calls into question the conviction of a man she believes to be guilty of murdering her old work partner. The team is involved in a preliminary investigation but it begins to look like someone else could be guilty of the crime in question. But Miller may be hiding a key fact.G
5:00 pm 
Bluebird Man   The film, about bluebird conservation and citizen science, focuses on the efforts of 91-year-old Alfred Larson, who has been monitoring and maintaining over 300 nestboxes for bluebirds in Idaho for 35 years.G
5:30 pm 
Shooting in the Wild   Based on the book Shooting in the Wild by wildlife filmmaker and American University professor Chris Palmer, the film takes a behind-the-scenes peek into the world of natural history filmmaking. It reveals secrets for getting the perfect shot while discussing the pervasive and troubling trends toward sensationalism, extreme risk-taking and even animal abuse. Emerging explorer and filmmaker Alexandra Cousteau is host.G
6:00 pm 
Alexander's Lost World  "Explorations on an Ancient Sea"  Inspired by the legend of Jason and the Argonauts, Australian filmmaker and photojournalist David Adams first follows the routes of these past mariners. He discovers a lost waterway that could have carried Alexander and his men from the Aegean to the Caspian Sea. Part 1 of 6G
7:00 pm 
Pioneers of Television  "Acting Funny"  This episode pulls the curtain back to reveal backstage techniques of America's favorite comedic actors. The program features the manic improvisational style of Robin Williams, along with his comic predecessor Jonathan Winters. They are a contrast to Tina Fey, who explains her measured, highly prepared approach.G
8:00 pm 
Civil War: The Untold Story  "River of Death"  Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation does not only free slaves in the rebelling states. It changes the war from one of reunification, to one of ending slavery. The Emancipation Proclamation also gives African Americans freedom to fight. D
9:00 pm 
American Masters  "Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself"  This documentary is both a chronicle of the late author's life as well as a cinematic adaptation of his nuanced and funny literary style. Using Plimpton's own narration, interviews with friends, family and contemporaries, the film creates a compelling portrait of a one-of-a-kind person who lived fully, strangely and incredibly.G
10:30 pm 
Alexander's Lost World  "Explorations on an Ancient Sea"  Inspired by the legend of Jason and the Argonauts, Australian filmmaker and photojournalist David Adams first follows the routes of these past mariners. He discovers a lost waterway that could have carried Alexander and his men from the Aegean to the Caspian Sea. Part 1 of 6G
11:30 pm 
Pioneers of Television  "Acting Funny"  This episode pulls the curtain back to reveal backstage techniques of America's favorite comedic actors. The program features the manic improvisational style of Robin Williams, along with his comic predecessor Jonathan Winters. They are a contrast to Tina Fey, who explains her measured, highly prepared approach.G
5:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Russia"  Russia, the largest country in the world, is located in northern Eurasia. It also has the largest reserves of energy and mineral resources. Many of the traditions are influenced by early Byzantine and Slavic cultures. D
5:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "The Great Backyard"  During a hike in the woods, Alex, Leah and Hopkins try to spot animals. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New England's Italy"  As the Italian immigrants settled the Northeastern coast of the United States, they did what they knew from their homeland. In many cases, this included fishing for the local catch. In this episode, Lidia makes Calamari Fra Diavolo over Linguine and she also prepares a Salt Cod, Potato & String Bean Salad. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Special-Occasion Roasts"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best Pepper-Crusted Beef Tenderloin Roast. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for pepper grinders in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Roast Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Coriander, Cumin, and Mustard Seeds at home. D
7:00 pm 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "It's All About Pasta!"  Chef Stellino makes traditional Italian pasta dishes with the elegance and panache. Nick visits the butcher and the cheese monger and prepares Pasta with Sausage & Butternut Squash and Pasta with Sweet Sausage Ragu. D
7:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "My Three Favorite Boys"  This episode is all about Pati's boys - it's time for a little mother-son bonding. First, Pati takes Alan, Sami and Juju to their favorite place to have fun. Then for lunch, the boys will pick their favorite dishes that their mom makes. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing a Kitchen Faucet with a Hands-Free Model/Installing a Channel Drain to Divert Rainwater"  Richard replaces a leaking kitchen faucet with a new hands-free model. Kevin explains rechargeable batteries. Roger installs a channel drain in a driveway to divert rainwater. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "London"  Rudy roams the Borough Market where locals gather to shop among pyramids of cheese, baskets of oysters and other displays of fresh fish, game and pastries at the site where a market has existed since the 1st century AD. He also visits the ethnic neighborhood of Spitalfields, takes a speedboat ride on the Thames and goes bar hopping in Soho and Camden Town.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New England's Italy"  As the Italian immigrants settled the Northeastern coast of the United States, they did what they knew from their homeland. In many cases, this included fishing for the local catch. In this episode, Lidia makes Calamari Fra Diavolo over Linguine and she also prepares a Salt Cod, Potato & String Bean Salad. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Special-Occasion Roasts"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best Pepper-Crusted Beef Tenderloin Roast. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for pepper grinders in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Roast Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Coriander, Cumin, and Mustard Seeds at home. D
10:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "The Kernel of Deliciousness"  The variety of corns available in Oaxaca boggles the mind and the taste buds. Rick introduces us to Amado Ramirez Leyva who believes that corn, domesticated some 9,000 years ago in Mexico, is the basis of Mexican culture. From championing the protection of ancient varieties, to cooking and grinding it into masa for tortillas, Amado just might be the corn guru of Oaxaca. D
11:00 pm 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "San Francisco, CA: Chefs Jeffrey Saad and Cortney Burns"  Pete Evans travels south to San Francisco to cook a delightful international, spice-themed meal, as the chefs visit Tcho Chocolate Factory and Spice Ace to pick up fresh just-made chocolate and exotic spices such as galangal root. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
5:00 pm 
Local USA  "Building An Identity"  As the Asian American population in the United States rises, so do their questions about their place in America; a Japanese-Filipino man narrates the story of his "becoming American"; a group of mixed race professionals is New York address issues of identity and acceptance; and new mothers try to balance their old heritage with their new culture. D
5:30 pm 
Local USA  "Urban Gardening"  Sowing the Seeds of Change. planting ideas for sustainability and self-sufficiency. You might think of it as a Midwest rust belt town, but community gardeners in Flint, Michigan are undergoing a variety of projects and planting the seeds of hope for economic revitalization. D
6:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2014   Co-hosts Melissa Davlin and Aaron Kunz, along with panelists and guests examine the results of the May 20 primary and project what the effects might be on the general election in November.G
6:30 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Our Heritage of Racism"  Every once in a while, an article or book comes along that changes how we think and talk about race in America. So it is with the cover story in the new issue of The Atlantic magazine. Written by journalist Ta-Nahisi Coates, its provocative title is "The Case for Reparations," and it urges that we begin a national dialogue on whether the United States should compensate African Americans not only as recognition of slavery's "ancient brutality" -- as President Lyndon Johnson called it - but also as acknowledgement of all the prejudice and discrimination that have followed in a direct line from this, our original sin. D
7:00 pm 
David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Paul   The actor, known for his portrayal of Agatha Christie's Poirot, sets out on a personal journey to uncover the story of a man he has longed to depict. Suchet begins in Jerusalem, explores Paul's Damascus conversion road experience and seeks to show how Paul's early life in Tarsus would prepare him for his mission. He visits Antioch where Paul and the fledgling church make the decision to admit Gentiles, and examines Paul's decision to convert the populations in Europe. Part 1 of 2G
8:00 pm 
Escape from a Nazi Death Camp   This powerful film is told by four survivors of Sobibor. Unlike Auschwitz and Dauchau, Sobibor was created purely for extermination. In the space of 17 months a quarter of a million people arrived at the camp and were put to death almost immediately. But a "lucky" few men and women were picked out from the doomed crowds to work as prisoners in the camp; as bakers, tailors, cleaners, metalworkers, carpenters, even in the sorting houses sifting through possessions of the dead. But everyone knew that being selected to work in the camp meant their lives were only on loan.G
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home Movies"  Capturing the good old days on film, these Idaho vintage vinettes feature a 1926 whitewater trip; pack trips with former outfitter Al Tice, and Nell Shipman's silent film, shot at North Idaho's Priest Lake.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Bravo!"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with Ken and Betty Rodgers, Idahoans who produced a documentary called Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor about the siege of Khe Sanh in Vietnam. They are joined for this Veterans Day-inspired show by Steve Wiese, who with Ken Rodgers, was a member of Bravo Company, First Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, which fought in the 1968 battle.G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "The Gathering Swarms"  This program looks at some of the most extraordinary swarms on the planet, including a view from inside a locust swarm, mayflies along the Mississippi River, 17-year cicadas, and brine fly hatches over Lake Victoria.G
11:00 pm 
David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Paul   The actor, known for his portrayal of Agatha Christie's Poirot, sets out on a personal journey to uncover the story of a man he has longed to depict. Suchet begins in Jerusalem, explores Paul's Damascus conversion road experience and seeks to show how Paul's early life in Tarsus would prepare him for his mission. He visits Antioch where Paul and the fledgling church make the decision to admit Gentiles, and examines Paul's decision to convert the populations in Europe. Part 1 of 2G

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