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February 26, 2012
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12:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Lafayette: Sounds from the Bayou"  In this enchanting episode, host Jacob Edgar experiences the food, lifestyles and culture of Southwest Louisiana. Lafayette is the epicenter of Cajun and Creole culture, where the infectious rhythms of Zydeco and Cajun music echo across the bayou. There, Edgar settles in to picturesque Dockside Studios for a session with Roddie Romero, a talented local musician. D
1:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Anderson & Strickland; Randy Waller; Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice. D
2:00 am 
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
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Porsche 911"  Road Test: 2012 Porsche 911. Road Test: 2012 Buick LaCrosse E-Assist. Goss' Garage: Rotating Tires. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Princess Show"  Abby, Rosita and a penguin are going to play princesses. First, they decide to dance. Rosita leaps high into the air. D
4:00 am 
WordWorld  "A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly"  A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right "ing" word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting. J-J-Jelly - Pig asks Bear and Sheep to help him make jars for the jelly pumping from his jelly machine. However, when they aren't able to make jars fast enough, the kitchen quickly begins filling up with the purple, oozy treat! Only by working together are the friends able to find a way to contain all of the jiggling jelly. D
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Great Robot Race"  Ready.steady.splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. D
5:00 am 
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
6:00 am 
Sacred Journey of the Nez Perce   This IdahoPTV production is a story of a physical trek over 1,600 difficult miles that has led many Nez Perce back to their cultural roots. Utilizing oral histories, it chronicles the Nez Perce War of 1877, the people's struggle for survival and determination to maintain their culture.G
7:00 am 
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
7:30 am 
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
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pine Butterflies/Radon/Open Water Swimming"  A rare population explosion of pine butterflies fills the Malheur National Forest with a fluttering snowstorm in August. The outbreak may occur for two to three years - with the caterpillars eating needles off 250,000 acres of trees - then disappear for up to three decades.G
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "San Francisco"  Meet team Here, There, Everywhere-Denise, Carolyn, and Sarah-and follow their six-week cross-country journey as they search to learn more about themselves and their futures. Denise, a hair stylist, wants to break out and explore what the world has to offer. Carolyn left her steady job at an advertising agency to find out how she can use her skills for more humanitarian causes, while Sarah, who wants to do something creative, is still learning to not let fear hold her back from trying new things. D
9:00 am 
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 $284,000. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 am 
Yellowstone: Land to Life   Filmmaker John Grabowska presents a lyrical interpretation of the geologic story of Yellowstone. Formation of glaciers, mountain ranges and the gigantic caldera of a supervolcano provide a sweeping saga. A short concluding film "Yellowstone's Cascade Corner" features the portion of the national park that lies in Idaho and is filmed and produced by Idaho Public Television.G
10:30 am 
Remembered Earth: New Mexico's High Desert   Travel a storied landscape of the American West, a land of hallowed mountains, red rock canyons and vast plateaus. Indian author N. Scott Momaday gives words to the landscape filmmaker John Grabowska captures on film. Together they present a thoughtful interpretation of land ethics. Indian actor Irene Bedard (Pocahontas) narrates.G
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Emergency Mine Rescue"  In 2010 when 33 miners were trapped under nearly a half-mile of solid rock in a collapsed mine in Chile, NOVA cameras documented the 69-day ordeal. A global team of engineers work around the clock to rescue the trapped miners. Animations and interviews reveal the feats of engineering that successfully bring the miners safely to the surface.G
12:00 pm 
Idaho Rhapsody   An expedition of sight and song through the Gem State features Idaho musicians playing traditional American music as the camera reveals the majesty of the scenery. Some 30 Americana selections from the thoughtful and emotional to toe-tapping tunes score the views of Idaho's rivers, deserts, mountains and canyons.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Take It to the Bank"  Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer - and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that banks offer and how to shop for the right bank for you. Meet a young entrepreneur with a haunted house who has no fear of banking. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Zumwalt Cooperation, Nature Sound Recordings, Silver Falls State Park"  John Hartog heads into the countryside with a microphone and recording deck to capture the natural sounds of wild Oregon. Studies at the Nature Conservancy's Zumwalt Prairie Preserve show low to moderate grazing does not harm survival of ground nesting birds.G
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "St. Louis Cooking"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to the ultimate St. Louis Pizza. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of sliced pepperoni. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Greek Islands"  Rick stops at touristy and exotic Santorini, becomes familiar with Aegean ferries, rides a motorbike around Smos and pops into a monastery.G
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 
Clinton: American Experience   From the political backwaters of Arkansas, Bill Clinton emerges as a political force. In college he meets a young woman named Hillary Rodham who shares his intellect and idealism. Together they forge a marriage and political partnership that ultimately takes them to the White House, an election Clinton wins despite a campaign repeatedly under siege by allegations ranging from draft dodging to womanizing. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
Clinton: American Experience   Bill Clinton sails into his second term and his dream of repairing the breach with Republicans seems within reach. But his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky becomes public. Although Clinton survives the ordeal, confounding both his enemies and friends, he fails to reclaim the drive and zeal with which he began his presidency. Part 2 of 2G
9:00 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
10:00 pm 
Clinton: American Experience   From the political backwaters of Arkansas, Bill Clinton emerges as a political force. In college he meets a young woman named Hillary Rodham who shares his intellect and idealism. Together they forge a marriage and political partnership that ultimately takes them to the White House, an election Clinton wins despite a campaign repeatedly under siege by allegations ranging from draft dodging to womanizing. Part 1 of 2G
1:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Folk Tales Transformed"  A visiting theatre artist works with a language arts teacher and a visual art teacher to help eighth-graders transform folk tales into original scenes that the students perform. D
2:00 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Death Rituals"  To what degree do individual circumstances require spontaneous adaptation of traditional rites? A minister who lost her brother in the Lockerbie air disaster, and a father whose failing marriage affected his role in his young son's funeral, discuss their need to adapt traditional rituals to their own circumstances. A cancer patient planning her service in advance and a veteran at a Vietnam memorial provide a comparison of private and public rituals. D
2:30 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Good Death"  Should we help people die, or force them to live? What constitutes a good death? Perspectives from native North American culture and urban medical ethicists provide background as we meet a woman facing death from breast cancer and a young family with a terminally ill infant. The special grief long-term caregivers can fall into is also discussed as we discover the ways that the dying can help to heal the living. D
3:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "Odyssey"  Odysseus must travel the known and unknown world before he can return home to his beloved island kingdom of Ithaca. What does this ancient story say to readers today? In this program, Odysseus's story is given ancient and modern historical and philosophical context, and illustrated with centuries of art. Featured are theater director Mary Zimmerman, actor-director Tim Blake-Nelson, and psychologist/author Jonathan Shay. D
3:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Bacchae"  The city of Thebes is torn apart by the conflicting demands of reason and religion, as the disguised god Dionysus returns to his home town demanding to be worshipped. Opposing him is the young king Pentheus, who is doomed to suffer the ultimate punishment for his disbelief. Featured speakers include world-renowned playwright/author Wole Soyinka, actor Alan Cummings, and Daniel Mendelsohn of Bard College. D
4:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 7. Assessment"  In a classroom where students are actively engaged in literature, there is a need to find authentic assessment vehicles that measure their progress as readers and thinkers. In this program, teachers from around the country identify useful criteria that they have used in both formal and informal ongoing assessments. The group also talks about integrating their evaluation strategies in the milieu of traditional and high–stakes assessments, while maintaining an emphasis on the individual growth of the readers in their classrooms. D
5:00 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Grilled Oysters with Garlic Butter, Busters and Grits, and Pain Perdue and Peach Jam. D
5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sea Fare"  Fish cooks up in no time at all, so it's perfect for a weeknight meal. No one knows this versatile ingredient better than Sara's old friend, author and chef Jasper White. He joins Sara in the kitchen with three terrific recipes, like his Classic Boston Baked Scrod. D
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Three-Part Travel Skills Special"  Rick shares 25 years of travel experience in this three-part special. He begins with tips for planning a trip, overcoming the language barrier, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe and more. Part 1 of 3G
6:30 am 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - Forgotten People"  Only 2% of the Taiwan population belongs to an ethnic minority group. Of the 14 aboriginal groups that exist on Taiwan the Tao people live on Orchid Island while the Ami people were the original inhabitants of Green Island. Joseph travels to Green Island to enjoy its natural pleasures such as one of the world's only ocean hot baths and rides on a moped through the island's dramatic volcanic landscape. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Rose Show"  At the Southampton Rose Society, Allen visits with a rosarian. He also drops in on the Madoo Conservancy to talk with Robert Dash about his amazing roses.G
7:30 am 
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
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Holy Faux, Part 6"  While decorative artists take over the house to create a child's fantasyland, Vicki and designer Cecil Adams spin some style in the living room and sunroom. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Holidays"  Come home with Katie Brown for the holidays! In the kitchen, she makes delicious recipes destined to become family favorites. Katie decorates the house with advent balls and dresses up artificial trees with her easy faux-real tree project. D
9:00 am 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "One Day Projects"  Today it's all about stitching up a couple of quick projects. Maggie shares her felted knit make up bag and Myra works on a colorful bag by Marly Bird. Interview with Marly Bird. D
9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Sunflower Bowl"  Donna turns a plain wooden bowl into decorative artwork accented with yellow sunflowers and lime leaves. She paints sunflowers on fabric wallhangings.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL
11:00 am 
Zora's Roots   This program examines the life of author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston. The film follows Hurston, best known for her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, to the subtropical paradise that shaped her childhood and her life's work - the place to which she returned again and again over the seven decades of her life for research, inspiration and solace. Filmed in high definition, the documentary tells her story through the people who knew her and the places and events that she brought to the world through her research and writing. D
12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "Will This Be on the Test?"  Understanding is more than simply knowing. This workshop sets the stage for the entire series by examining what it means to understand, and explores how teachers can design a set of performance tasks to fairly and accurately assess the levels of understanding that their students have or have not achieved. D
1:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Folk Tales Transformed"  A visiting theatre artist works with a language arts teacher and a visual art teacher to help eighth-graders transform folk tales into original scenes that the students perform. D
2:00 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Death Rituals"  To what degree do individual circumstances require spontaneous adaptation of traditional rites? A minister who lost her brother in the Lockerbie air disaster, and a father whose failing marriage affected his role in his young son's funeral, discuss their need to adapt traditional rituals to their own circumstances. A cancer patient planning her service in advance and a veteran at a Vietnam memorial provide a comparison of private and public rituals. D
2:30 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Good Death"  Should we help people die, or force them to live? What constitutes a good death? Perspectives from native North American culture and urban medical ethicists provide background as we meet a woman facing death from breast cancer and a young family with a terminally ill infant. The special grief long-term caregivers can fall into is also discussed as we discover the ways that the dying can help to heal the living. D
3:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "Odyssey"  Odysseus must travel the known and unknown world before he can return home to his beloved island kingdom of Ithaca. What does this ancient story say to readers today? In this program, Odysseus's story is given ancient and modern historical and philosophical context, and illustrated with centuries of art. Featured are theater director Mary Zimmerman, actor-director Tim Blake-Nelson, and psychologist/author Jonathan Shay. D
3:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Bacchae"  The city of Thebes is torn apart by the conflicting demands of reason and religion, as the disguised god Dionysus returns to his home town demanding to be worshipped. Opposing him is the young king Pentheus, who is doomed to suffer the ultimate punishment for his disbelief. Featured speakers include world-renowned playwright/author Wole Soyinka, actor Alan Cummings, and Daniel Mendelsohn of Bard College. D
4:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 7. Assessment"  In a classroom where students are actively engaged in literature, there is a need to find authentic assessment vehicles that measure their progress as readers and thinkers. In this program, teachers from around the country identify useful criteria that they have used in both formal and informal ongoing assessments. The group also talks about integrating their evaluation strategies in the milieu of traditional and high–stakes assessments, while maintaining an emphasis on the individual growth of the readers in their classrooms. D
5:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Grilled Oysters with Garlic Butter, Busters and Grits, and Pain Perdue and Peach Jam. D
5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sea Fare"  Fish cooks up in no time at all, so it's perfect for a weeknight meal. No one knows this versatile ingredient better than Sara's old friend, author and chef Jasper White. He joins Sara in the kitchen with three terrific recipes, like his Classic Boston Baked Scrod. D
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Three-Part Travel Skills Special"  Rick shares 25 years of travel experience in this three-part special. He begins with tips for planning a trip, overcoming the language barrier, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe and more. Part 1 of 3G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - Forgotten People"  Only 2% of the Taiwan population belongs to an ethnic minority group. Of the 14 aboriginal groups that exist on Taiwan the Tao people live on Orchid Island while the Ami people were the original inhabitants of Green Island. Joseph travels to Green Island to enjoy its natural pleasures such as one of the world's only ocean hot baths and rides on a moped through the island's dramatic volcanic landscape. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Rose Show"  At the Southampton Rose Society, Allen visits with a rosarian. He also drops in on the Madoo Conservancy to talk with Robert Dash about his amazing roses.G
7:30 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
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Holy Faux, Part 6"  While decorative artists take over the house to create a child's fantasyland, Vicki and designer Cecil Adams spin some style in the living room and sunroom. D
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Holidays"  Come home with Katie Brown for the holidays! In the kitchen, she makes delicious recipes destined to become family favorites. Katie decorates the house with advent balls and dresses up artificial trees with her easy faux-real tree project. D
9:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "One Day Projects"  Today it's all about stitching up a couple of quick projects. Maggie shares her felted knit make up bag and Myra works on a colorful bag by Marly Bird. Interview with Marly Bird. D
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Sunflower Bowl"  Donna turns a plain wooden bowl into decorative artwork accented with yellow sunflowers and lime leaves. She paints sunflowers on fabric wallhangings.G
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Seminar"  A discussion of the new Broadway play, Seminar with its writer Theresa Rebeck, and actors Alan Rickman, Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater who play an arch writing coach and two of the students struggling to learn from him. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "How Is God All Powerful?"  The God of Judaism, Christianity and Islam claims to be "Omnipotent"-a Being who is all-powerful. Can this Omnipotent God do everything? Literally everything?. D
1:00 am 
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
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Witness the results as students facing minor crimes are tried by a jury of their peers. Parents learn strategies to help prevent bullying. See how rotating workstations help students learn from each other. D
3:00 am 
Miller Center of Public Affairs National Debate Series  "The Internet & Democracy"  The Miller Center joins MacNeil/Lehrer Productions to present this lively discussion on whether the Internet fulfills the ideals of a direct democracy or whether it generates, in the words of Google CEO Eric Schmitt, a "cesspool" of erroneous information. Debaters include Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, and Andrew Keen, author, "The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture.". D
4:00 am 
Kalb Report  "Scoops and Scandals: Two Centuries of Presidents and the Press"  Moderator Marvin Kalb and an expert panel examine the history of the relationship between the press and America's presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama. Program panelists include: Historians Douglas Brinkley and Martha Joynt Kumar and Sam Donaldson of ABC News. D
5:00 am 
49th Star: Creating Alaska   Fifty years ago, in 1955-56, a group of Alaskans meets for 75 days in Fairbanks to hammer out the structure of a new state and its branches of government. This documentary chronicles their work and charts Alaska's journey from Russian territory to America's largest state.G
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "Children of the Sun"  In the 1920s and 1930s, tens of thousands of children were born on an Israeli kibbutz and raised as part of a social experiment to create a new and improved human. The film traces these "Children of the Sun" from their birth through their growth as members of the Zionist elite, and to the crisis that weakened the kibbutz movement. D
7:30 am 
A Harpist's Legacy: Ann Hobson Pilot and the Sound of Change   This compelling documentary follows Ann Hobson Pilot's trailblazing journey as the first black female principal player in a major symphony orchestra and also as an international soloist, teacher, mentor and driving force behind music-education programs for underserved minorities. Her professional journey increases racial diversity and shifts in attitudes toward musicians of color in the classical music world.G
8:00 am 
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
8:30 am 
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
9:00 am 
Miller Center of Public Affairs National Debate Series  "The Internet & Democracy"  The Miller Center joins MacNeil/Lehrer Productions to present this lively discussion on whether the Internet fulfills the ideals of a direct democracy or whether it generates, in the words of Google CEO Eric Schmitt, a "cesspool" of erroneous information. Debaters include Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, and Andrew Keen, author, "The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture.". D
10:00 am 
Kalb Report  "Scoops and Scandals: Two Centuries of Presidents and the Press"  Moderator Marvin Kalb and an expert panel examine the history of the relationship between the press and America's presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama. Program panelists include: Historians Douglas Brinkley and Martha Joynt Kumar and Sam Donaldson of ABC News. D
11:00 am 
49th Star: Creating Alaska   Fifty years ago, in 1955-56, a group of Alaskans meets for 75 days in Fairbanks to hammer out the structure of a new state and its branches of government. This documentary chronicles their work and charts Alaska's journey from Russian territory to America's largest state.G
12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Children of the Sun"  In the 1920s and 1930s, tens of thousands of children were born on an Israeli kibbutz and raised as part of a social experiment to create a new and improved human. The film traces these "Children of the Sun" from their birth through their growth as members of the Zionist elite, and to the crisis that weakened the kibbutz movement. D
1:30 pm 
A Harpist's Legacy: Ann Hobson Pilot and the Sound of Change   This compelling documentary follows Ann Hobson Pilot's trailblazing journey as the first black female principal player in a major symphony orchestra and also as an international soloist, teacher, mentor and driving force behind music-education programs for underserved minorities. Her professional journey increases racial diversity and shifts in attitudes toward musicians of color in the classical music world.G
2:00 pm 
Carrier  "Get Home-Itis"  A six-month absence places a heavy burden on relationships. The Navy holds seminars to counsel sailors on what to expect when they return home - and how to make the transition smooth. The "Tiger Cruise" ritual allows sailors to invite their family members aboard for the last leg of the deployment. D
3:00 pm 
Carrier  "Full Circle"  As the Nimitz makes its final transit from Hawaii to California, the sailors and Marines on board prepare to return to their homes and families. For those still on board, the "Tiger Cruise" provides a buffer, but there's no such transition for those who fly home early from Hawaii. As the Nimitz returns to her home port of San Diego, sailors and Marines reflect on the deployment and take stock of what they've achieved. D
4:00 pm 
Miller Center of Public Affairs National Debate Series  "The Internet & Democracy"  The Miller Center joins MacNeil/Lehrer Productions to present this lively discussion on whether the Internet fulfills the ideals of a direct democracy or whether it generates, in the words of Google CEO Eric Schmitt, a "cesspool" of erroneous information. Debaters include Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, and Andrew Keen, author, "The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture.". D
5:00 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
6:00 pm 
49th Star: Creating Alaska   Fifty years ago, in 1955-56, a group of Alaskans meets for 75 days in Fairbanks to hammer out the structure of a new state and its branches of government. This documentary chronicles their work and charts Alaska's journey from Russian territory to America's largest state.G
7:00 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
8:00 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
8:30 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
9:00 pm 
Miller Center of Public Affairs National Debate Series  "The Internet & Democracy"  The Miller Center joins MacNeil/Lehrer Productions to present this lively discussion on whether the Internet fulfills the ideals of a direct democracy or whether it generates, in the words of Google CEO Eric Schmitt, a "cesspool" of erroneous information. Debaters include Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, and Andrew Keen, author, "The Cult of the Amateur: How Today's Internet Is Killing Our Culture.". D
10:00 pm 
Kalb Report  "Scoops and Scandals: Two Centuries of Presidents and the Press"  Moderator Marvin Kalb and an expert panel examine the history of the relationship between the press and America's presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama. Program panelists include: Historians Douglas Brinkley and Martha Joynt Kumar and Sam Donaldson of ABC News. D
11:00 pm 
49th Star: Creating Alaska   Fifty years ago, in 1955-56, a group of Alaskans meets for 75 days in Fairbanks to hammer out the structure of a new state and its branches of government. This documentary chronicles their work and charts Alaska's journey from Russian territory to America's largest state.G
12:30 am 
Caillou  "Caillou The Artiste"  A Present for Mommy - Mommy's having a bad day - first she can't find her car keys, then she and Caillou have to shovel the car out, and then the car won't start! At playschool Caillou decides to make her a present to cheer her up. His first two attempts don't turn out but he perseveres and makes her a picture of a sun - to melt all the snow! Caillou the Chef - Jeffrey and Jason are coming over for dinner - it's a make-your-own pizza party! Caillou feels he is an expert at this and starts to show them how to do it. When the twins both opt for less-than-traditional ingredients Caillou is upset that they're doing it all wrong. D
1:00 am 
Barney & Friends  "Riff's Musical Zoo/Boats"  Riff's Musical Zoo - Everyone is excited about an upcoming trip to the zoo. When the trip is postponed, Riff decides to create a musical zoo. He gathers instruments that sound like real animals. D
1:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D
2:00 am 
Zoboomafoo  "Night Time"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
2:30 am 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Princess Show"  Abby, Rosita and a penguin are going to play princesses. First, they decide to dance. Rosita leaps high into the air. D
4:00 am 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
4:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Digging The Deep/Puddle Puzzle"  Digging The Deep - Nick and Sally are exploring how deep they can dig in the sandbox. The Cat arrives to whisk them away to the deepest place he knows - the bottom of the Swirly Whirly Ocean! They meet up with Aurilia the Angler fish who guides them to the very bottom of the ocean floor. Now that they've gone as deep as deep can be, it's off to find the next adventure! Puddle Puzzle - Nick and Sally are excited to jump in the giant puddle in their backyard - but it's gone! Where did it go? With the help of Cat's Seussian camera, they see that the puddle has turned into water vapour. D
5:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Great Robot Race"  Ready.steady.splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. D
5:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "I'm A T. Rex!/Ned The Quadruped"  I'm a T. rex! - Buddy travels to Rexville on the Dinosaur Train and meets Delores Tyrannosaurus and her daughter Annie. When he sees that he shares all the same features, Buddy learns that he is a Tyrannosaurus rex! Ned the Quadruped - Buddy and Tiny tour the Dinosaur Train and earn their Junior Conductor hats while their friend Ned, a four-legged, long-necked Brachiosaurus and regular Train rider, tags along. D
6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid Wings It!"  In his backyard, Sid shows off his homemade cardboard wings. He's wearing them because he wants to fly, just like the bird he has been watching all morning. When his flight plans don't work out, he heads to school to investigate. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Paradise Lost/The Pride of Lakewood"  Paradise Lost - Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But strangely enough, the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head off to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation, and to see if they can reverse the process. D
7:30 am 
WordGirl  "Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity"  HAVE SNOB, WILL TRAVEL - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. D
8:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D
8:30 am 
The Electric Company  "Madame President"  Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics?. D
9:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Designing Mr. Perfect"  Frustrated that she can't find Mr. Perfect, The Wicked Witch sets out to design him, by turning a frog into her Prince Charming. Unknowingly, however, Wicked captures and transforms Digit instead of a frog. Her sympathetic wand, Wanda (Danica McKellar), secretly alerts the CyberSquad who jump into action. D
9:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Princess Show"  Abby, Rosita and a penguin are going to play princesses. First, they decide to dance. Rosita leaps high into the air. D
10:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Princess Cleo/Basketball Stories"  Princess Cleo - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Cleo discovers her grandmother was a Queen - and that makes her a Princess! She begins to enjoy all the privileges she believes come with being a Princess _ but soon learns that her friends are more important to her than any crown or title could ever be. In the end, she discovers that it's more fun to read about being a princess than to be one in real life. Basketball Stories - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Skyscraper Jackson has come to Birdwell Island for a big exhibition game, which Charley wouldn't miss for anything - except a bad cold. D
11:00 am 
Arthur  "Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W."  Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. D
11:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "The Boy Who Drew Cats"  Whyatt's big brother Jack is sick, and Whyatt wants to give him a picture to make him feel better. But even though he thinks and thinks, Whyatt still doesn't know what to draw! So the Super Readers soar into the Japanese folktale The Boy Who Drew Cats and encounter a little boy struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor. The Super Readers inspire the boy so much that his drawings take on a life of their own. D
1:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "One Smart Dinosaur/Petey The Peteinosaurus"  One Smart Dinosaur - Buddy and Tiny want to test their memory, so they ride the Dinosaur Train and spend some time with the Conductor, since he's a Troodon with a great memory. The kids get to meet the Conductor's mom, Mrs. Conductor. Petey The Peteinosaurus - Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Petey Peteinosaurus, a "flying lizard," who is fun, funny, and friendly, and has some features similar to both Buddy and Tiny!. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Princess Show"  Abby, Rosita and a penguin are going to play princesses. First, they decide to dance. Rosita leaps high into the air. D
3:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid Wings It!"  In his backyard, Sid shows off his homemade cardboard wings. He's wearing them because he wants to fly, just like the bird he has been watching all morning. When his flight plans don't work out, he heads to school to investigate. D
3:30 pm 
WordWorld  "A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly"  A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right "ing" word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting. J-J-Jelly - Pig asks Bear and Sheep to help him make jars for the jelly pumping from his jelly machine. However, when they aren't able to make jars fast enough, the kitchen quickly begins filling up with the purple, oozy treat! Only by working together are the friends able to find a way to contain all of the jiggling jelly. D
4:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Artiste"  A Present for Mommy - Mommy's having a bad day - first she can't find her car keys, then she and Caillou have to shovel the car out, and then the car won't start! At playschool Caillou decides to make her a present to cheer her up. His first two attempts don't turn out but he perseveres and makes her a picture of a sun - to melt all the snow! Caillou the Chef - Jeffrey and Jason are coming over for dinner - it's a make-your-own pizza party! Caillou feels he is an expert at this and starts to show them how to do it. When the twins both opt for less-than-traditional ingredients Caillou is upset that they're doing it all wrong. D
4:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Riff's Musical Zoo/Boats"  Riff's Musical Zoo - Everyone is excited about an upcoming trip to the zoo. When the trip is postponed, Riff decides to create a musical zoo. He gathers instruments that sound like real animals. D
5:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D
5:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Night Time"  The show uses a clay animation fantasy world of Zabooland and the live-action outpost Animal Junction, where the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo come together to explore world of animals and teach children how to make friends with them.G
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Two Brains Quartet/Big's Big Bounce"  Two Brains Quartet - For the city's centennial celebration the Mayor promises to unveil its 100 year old cheese wheel to the winner of the Barbershop Quartet Competition. Both the Botsford family and Dr. Two Brains are assembling talented groups. Will Dr. Two Brains be able to sing his way to victory and run away with the city's oldest and most valuable cheese? Vocabulary Words: Melodious, Quartet. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Designing Mr. Perfect"  Frustrated that she can't find Mr. Perfect, The Wicked Witch sets out to design him, by turning a frog into her Prince Charming. Unknowingly, however, Wicked captures and transforms Digit instead of a frog. Her sympathetic wand, Wanda (Danica McKellar), secretly alerts the CyberSquad who jump into action. D
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Bounces Back"  Ruff is under a lot of pressure. To his dismay, he's recently heard that schnauzers are the most intelligent breed of dogs. Meanwhile Chet has shredded his final term paper for obedience school. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Princess Cleo/Basketball Stories"  Princess Cleo - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Cleo discovers her grandmother was a Queen - and that makes her a Princess! She begins to enjoy all the privileges she believes come with being a Princess _ but soon learns that her friends are more important to her than any crown or title could ever be. In the end, she discovers that it's more fun to read about being a princess than to be one in real life. Basketball Stories - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Skyscraper Jackson has come to Birdwell Island for a big exhibition game, which Charley wouldn't miss for anything - except a bad cold. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/Play It Again, D.W."  Buster rescues a cat that got stuck in a tree. It's not every day that your best friend is lionized, canonized and just plain admired, and Arthur, for one, is sick of it. In part two, D.W. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Wind Symphony/George and Allie's Automated Car Wash"  Wind Symphony - George is an expert at making noise, so Mr. Zoobel asks for his help in creating a one-of-a-kind rooftop Wind Symphony. George and Zoobel listen closely to the different sounds of everyday objects, whether it's banging pots, clinking silverware, or flapping laundry, and find the perfect instruments for a wind-powered orchestra. But as the crowd gathers below, the promised wind isn't arriving and George has to think of a way to save the day. D
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "A Sweet Deal/King of Swing"  A Sweet Deal - Sally and Nick are having a hard time getting customers to come to their "cafe". What can they do? The Cat takes them to meet Eddy the honeyguide bird. Eddy shows them how he guides humans to bees' nests by making noise and putting on a show. D

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