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April 28, 2012
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4:30 am 
Human Condition  "What Price?"  The program delves into two critical issues; inequalities in health care and health care delivery, and ethical considerations in allocating limited health care resources and attempts to determine how the individual's level of responsibility for practicing healthy behaviors meshes with the "right" to access the health care system.G
5:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Living with Earth (Pt. 1)"  Expresses human responses to the destructive forces of natural phenomena, such as earthquakes and landslides.G
5:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Living with Earth (Pt. 2)"  Explores the impact of human activity on Earth and discusses ways in which people can shape their actions to benefit Earth.G
6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz - Host Bob Abernethy profiles Israeli scholar Adin Steinsaltz as he explains his translation of the complete Babylonian Talmud, a monumental project that took him 45 years. Rabbi Steinsaltz explores Judaism's historic devotion to learning and its reliance on argument as a means to understanding. Hospice Chaplain - Correspondent Bob Faw accompanies hospice chaplain Kerry Egan in New Bedford, Massachusetts as she listens to and consoles dying patients searching for forgiveness, comfort and the meaning of their lives. D
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "The Aging Face"  What happens to our faces as we age? What causes us to look older? And most importantly, what should we do to preserve a youthful appearance? Our diverse panel debates the merits of aging gracefully. .or not. D
7:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Fabulous Fins"  Cured Salmon In Molasses; Tuna Steaks With Tapenade Coating; Tuna Tartare On Marinated Cucumbers; Poached Salmon In Ravigote Sauce; Ray Meuniere With Mushrooms. D
8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "San Diego: Giant Squid, Milanese Style"  Lidia shares her memories of San Diego with viewers and heads out to do some more fishing with Esca's Dave Pasternack. Joined by Del Posto's Mark Ladner, Lidia makes a Giant Squid Milanese, Stuffed Mushrooms, and Spinach Salad. D
8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Samson Chan & Shellfish"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming meets up with Chef Samson Chan, the mastermind behind one of Singapore's favorite restaurants, Barnacles. Together they shop for some great living treasures from the South China Sea at Grand Atlantic Fishery. Bringing back the freshest seafood to Chef Samson's restaurant for an afternoon of cooking on the fly, they'll show us how easy it is too cook with the shell on!. D
9:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Foods of the Mexican Revolution"  If you're fighting a war, how do you cook food on the run? What sort of meals can you make around ranches, porches and rustic bonfires? What might Pancho Villa or Emiliano Zapata have eaten? This episode looks at the culinary legacy of the Mexican Revolution, with recipes that include: Cowboy "Charro" Beans; Chilorio Burritas; Chunky Guacamole; Sweet Anise Rosquitas. D
9:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "High 5 - 5 Ingredient Mains"  The fewer the ingredients, the faster dinner gets to the table - that's why Sara's rustled up some delicious recipes featuring only 5 ingredients, and boy are they good! Try the Roasted Salmon with Hot Mustard Cracker Topping - crunchy on the outside and oh so tender on the inside. Buffalo Rice mixes the best tastes of Buffalo chicken wings - hot sauce, blue cheese, celery, crispy chicken - in a quick and flavorful rice bowl. Sauteed Duck Breasts have an Apricot Szechuan Peppercorn Sauce that's packed with sweet and spicy flavors. D
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Beef Meets Grill"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make real Texas Barbecued Beef ribs at home. next, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews paper plates, and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to preparing perfectly char-Grilled steaks at home. D
10:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "You Say Tomato"  When it is tomato season, it is sometimes difficult to keep up with the bounty. Joanne prepares a chilled tomato and Greek yogurt soup, and then teaches her student Jack the versatility of roasted cherry tomatoes, showcasing them in a lamb sirloin salad. Recipes: Chilled Tomato and Greek Yogurt Soup, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, and Lamb Sirloin Salad with Feta and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. D
11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Cool and Creamy Desserts"  Host Christopher Kimball visits Toscanini's to learn the secrets behind professional ice-cream making. Next, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the Best Homemade Ice Cream. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the top ice-cream makers, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of vanilla beans. D
11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup   The show opens with Kathy Kromer demonstrating how to decorate candles with alcohol inks. Then, Julie Fei-Fan Balzer shows how to use oil pastels with a scratch art technique. Next, Nancy Hill uses specialty papers to create flowers and other items. D
12:00 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Mama's Pride, Part 1"  (12x16 Gallery Wrap in Acrylic) In this opening segment Jerry starts with a grayed in canvas and applies an even coat of gesso. Next the red horizon and blue sky is created by adding light pigment to the gesso and blending to create the cool atmosphere required for this painting. Snow is next added to the foreground using a chisel edged glazing technique. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 4 of 16"  Host Kevin O'Connor arrives to find the floor and walls of the new entry addition framed up, and general contractor Tom Silva getting ready to create the connection to the main house. He lends a hand as they frame up the new roof that will overlay the existing roof. Mason Mark McCullough returns to repair the exterior chimney that was cut away to make way for the new family room addition. D
1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Pruning an Overgrown Hedge; Installing a Kitchen Tile Backsplash"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner prune an overgrown evergreen hedge. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva ask "what is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a tile backsplash in his kitchen. D
2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Hall Book Case!"  Designed by Wendell Phillips, Scott's Grandfather, this Bird's Eye Maple chimney style book case fits in tight quarters. Special "cool lights" are installed to add luster. Crown molding is milled then installed to cap the bookcase. D
2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Trellis"  In the final episode of season one, Tommy guides viewers through the process of building a trellis, perfect for any outdoor space. Whether growing roses, creeping vines or clematis, this is an easy-to-make project that will highlight the side of any home.G
3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Chevrolet Camaro Zl1"  Road Test: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Road Test: 2012 Volkswagen Golf R. Goss' Garage: Tires & Ride Quality. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   A Washington farm family ties environmental well-being to their winter wheat crop. Find out how the right farm fresh foods can help you battle stress. A Michigan farm family finds success in raising sweet smelling. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Sun"  With new spacecraft and Earth-based telescopes, scientists are seeing new ways to analyze the sun, even re-creating in labs what happens at its very core. Their work is helping to understand aspects of the sun that have puzzled scientists for decades.G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Atlanta, GA - Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg visits the Coca-Cola archives with appraiser Leila Dunbar to explore the mystery surrounding the disappearance of three Norman Rockwell paintings. Highlights include a circa 1939 copy of Gone With The Wind, signed by the author and the cast of the film; an 1875 Persian turquoise and diamond Victorian bracelet; and a circa 1930 painting by Philadelphia impressionist Mary Elizabeth Price, valued at up to $60,000. Part 2 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Compilation 1"  NULL
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Burgundy: Profound France"  Rick takes time to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic and floatable delights. He travels on a canal barge, visits a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, builds a barrel, appreciates fine Burgundy wine, slurps escargot and eats well.G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Sights & Sounds of L.A."  On this 1979 show, Lawrence and the band play an updated version of "Up a Lazy River." Bobby and Barbara dance to "L.A. Is." Henry Cuesta performs "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes." Bob Lido and the Hotsy Totsy boys head to the race track with "Runnin' Wild."G
7:59 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "No Sale"  Mr. Grace comes up with his least popular idea to date when he announces the latest plan to expand sales.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "The Christening"  Hyacinth enjoys a quiet family christening for a few moments, at least until pandemonium breaks loose.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Look Whose Wheels Come Off"  Glenda sends Barry off to paint a nice view to take his mind off food. Howard still attempts to make up with Pearl and chains himself to his bicycle.G
9:30 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
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Better to Give Than Receive"  Possum Lodge has a blood donor competition with Caribou Lodge. Red turns a garage and a dishwasher into a home car wash.G
10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Autumn"  Newlyweds Alice and Hugo are home from an extended honeymoon but are now in for a surprise. Meanwhile, David Horton's brother, Simon, returns to town.G
11:11 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Time of the Angels"  The Doctor is recruited by Father Octavian to track the last of the Weeping Angels through the terrifying Maze of the Dead. As the Time Lord faces the Lonely Assassins, River Song is by his side.G
5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Acts Up/Ronald Is In"  Martha Acts Up - Mrs. Boxwood offers Martha a part in Alice in Wonderland, and Martha is thrilled at her new chance to become a star of the stage. But when Martha finds out what she's cast as, she's horrified. Vocabulary: (E) character(s), motivat(e)(ation), portray(s), psychology, instinct(ual) (I) part, actors, play, line(s), show. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D
6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Must See TV"  Sid decides to sit and watch television all weekend long. There's just one problem with his plan: sitting around and not moving would make his body feel terrible. At school Sid and his friends learn that exercising is a really fun way to stay healthy! And it makes your body feel great!. D
6:30 am 
WordWorld  "Play Ball/M Is for Map"  Play Ball! - The WordFriends play an exciting game of baseball, but Robot has never played before. With some practice, and a lot of encouragement from his WordFriends, Robot learns the game and turns into a slugging machine! M is for Map - After a fun day of adventuring through the jungle, Sheep and Bear discover they are lost - and it's almost dark! In their haste to get home before sunset, the WordFriends lose the letters to their map. They have to sound out and hunt down the letters in "map" - but with Adventure Sheep leading the way, nothing is ever easy!. D
7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Furry Potter"  It seems that everyone on Sesame Street is excitedly reading the new Furry Potter book. Telly has it too, and can't wait to find Gordon so he can read it to him. He finds Gordon grading papers outside Hooper's Store and anxiously asks him to read the book. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Auctioneer George/Sock Monkey Opera"  Auctioneer George - George has one dollar to buy anything he wants at the Annual Corn Roast and Attic Auction, and he sets his sights on a pair of red elephant mittens. When the Man with the Yellow Hat leaves George alone, he bids.and bids. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Super Cleaner Uppers/Itty Bitty Water"  Seaweed Superhero - Nick and Sally are cleaning up the backyard when they come across a yucky apple core. Who's going to pick it up? The Cat in the Hat takes them to meet the best cleaner-upper there is, Sandy the Sand Hopper! Sandy teaches them the difference between natural "garbage" and man-made trash, and how some animals use the natural garbage as food. Back at home, they put the trash in a garbage bag, and the apple core in the garden for Wriggles the worm to enjoy! Itty Bitty Water - Nick and Sally are about to dump out the water in their kiddie pool when The Cat stops them - water is too precious to waste even a drop! Off they go to the Drippety Dry Desert to meet three creatures who are experts at conserving water. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Princess and the Pea"  It's the Annual Junior Princess Competition, and Princess Pea is worried she won't be able to pass the test and win her very own Golden Crown! The Super Readers soar into the fairytale adventure of the Princess and the Pea, and learn all about Princess Priscilla - Princess Pea's mother - and her Princess test. Princess Priscilla surprises everyone with her quick thinking, and inspires Princess Pea to follow in her mother's footsteps. Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking things through. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Elmer Elasmosaurus/Dinosaur Block Party"  Elmer Elasmosaurus - The Pteranodon family travels on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to an underwater train station to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. At first Buddy is not enthusiastic about travelling underwater, but quickly becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea. Dinosaur Block Party - The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures. D
10:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Wicked Itch"  Lisa and the gang are making a movie! Will Manny Spamboni insist on making it all about him or will he learn to collaborate with The Electric Company?. D
10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Cheetah Racer"  Chris and Martin announce that no creature or vehicle can travel as fast over the rough and tumble African savannah as the cheetah. Aviva takes the challenge and declares she will build a ground racer that can run even faster than a cheetah. Of course Zach wants to prove that he is a better inventor than Aviva and joins the race. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Play Ball/M Is for Map"  Play Ball! - The WordFriends play an exciting game of baseball, but Robot has never played before. With some practice, and a lot of encouragement from his WordFriends, Robot learns the game and turns into a slugging machine! M is for Map - After a fun day of adventuring through the jungle, Sheep and Bear discover they are lost - and it's almost dark! In their haste to get home before sunset, the WordFriends lose the letters to their map. They have to sound out and hunt down the letters in "map" - but with Adventure Sheep leading the way, nothing is ever easy!. D
11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Theme Park Wham-Page/Chuck Makes A Buck"  Theme Park Wham-Page - Becky and Bob are anxiously waiting in line for their chance to ride The Coaster-- the ultimate new roller coaster ride. The Whammer's enthusiasm for chocolate hot dogs and hi-striker machines at the park could ruin a totally fun day. Will WordGirl forfeit her chance to ride the coaster in order to stop the Whammer destroying the park? Vocabulary Words: Patience, Enthusiastic. D
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Birders, Banders & Binoculars"  They can be fierce predators and some of the gentlest of creatures. Some are rare, others are quite common; but they all have the power to bewitch and bedazzle. Birds live in a world that for us is the stuff of dreams and wonder. We take to the field to celebrate birds and the people who study, care for, and watch them.G
12:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Eat Like A Local In Los Cabos"  Ever travel to a tourist mecca and wonder what the locals eat? Rick does. So he joins his pal Hugo to find the best Mexican food in Los Cabos. Their first stop is at the municipal market in San Jose del Cabo for a quick mid-morning meal of sopes and beef soup. 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  "Structuring Your Painting, Part 1"  This instruction starts with the importance of reference material in developing any composition. Other attributes - such as season and light source - also need to be established. Jerry then discusses the use of eye stoppers, overlapping and negative space to arrive at a proper composition and maintain interest and excitement in the painting, Jerry completes the instruction by adding some do's and don'ts, featuring a special rule of how to create an entrance into a painting. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fowl Play"  Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. D
2:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The History and Science of Shopping"  Burt looks at the beginnings of shopping in 17th century London and the first department store in Paris. He travels to New York's Fifth Avenue and the Sotheby auctions.G
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 4/26/2012"  State revenue is up. Superintendent Tom Luna is on the road selling his ideas of computers in the classroom. Universities received tuition increases and the May primary is just a couple weeks away. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen leads a lively discussion about the state's top news stories on this month's Reporter Round up. Cartan-Hansen's guests this week are Jesse Bonner, a reporter with the Associated Press, Dan Popkey, political reporter for the Idaho Statesman and Brandon Macz, a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Greg Hahn, host of Idaho Reports will also join the panel.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Chevrolet Camaro Zl1"  Road Test: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Road Test: 2012 Volkswagen Golf R. Goss' Garage: Tires & Ride Quality. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Moroccan Feast"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Moroccan-style Chicken Tagine at home with foolproof Couscous that's better than any store-bought brand. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her pick for the best compost bucket. Later, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making your own preserved lemons. D
4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Cruising The British Virgin Islands, Caribbean"  Whether you fly, ferry, sail or motor to the islands, you be swaying like a palm in the tropical breeze by the time you depart. We'll explore the cays and bays of the BVI - snorkeling where pirates once buried treasure, climbing granite boulders at the "Baths", and hanging out with the local characters at iconic beachside watering holes. Combine all of that with learning to "pilot the ship", and you have a real adventure!. D
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Caribbean Island: St. Lucia, Martinique & Montserrat"  Trekker Zoe Palmer visits the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. With rainforests, mountains and volcanoes and a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands are among the top vacation spots in the world.G
6:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Synder Family; Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers; Rigney Family Bluegrass. D
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Roy Orbison"  In this 1982 performance, the late Roy Orbison performs many of his hit songs, including "Only the Lonely," "Sweet Dreams Baby," "Blue Bayou," "Crying," "Working for the Man" and "Pretty Woman." The recording has been digitally remastered and edited.G
8:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "Rodelinda"  Sensational in the 2004 Met premiere of Stephen Wadsworth's much-heralded production, Renee Fleming reprises the title role, joined by Stephanie Blythe and countertenor Andreas Scholl. Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts. D
11:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Tennessee Special - Round"  The singer-songwriter embodies the unique and profitable symbiotic relationship between the stars of country music and the artists responsible for crafting the words and melodies. Music Voyager invites four of Nashville's most prolific and successful songwriters for an intimate and rare performance at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Featured artists include revered singer-songwriters Buddy Miller, Darrel Scott, Elizabeth Cook and Guy Clark. D
4:30 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Bike Making"  Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world. D
5:00 am 
Matter of Leadership: A Special Report On Ending America's Dropout Crisis   Ideas in Action with Jim Glassman, the nationally distributed public television series on ideas and their consequences has produced its first one-hour documentary. This HD special, A Matter of Leadership: A Special Report on Ending America's Dropout Crisis is presented as part of American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen, a national public media initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help communities across America address the high school dropout crisis. "The nation's dropout crisis is not just a story of statistics," said host Jim Glassman. D
6:00 am 
For Your Home  "Kitchen Modernization Part 1"  NULL
6:30 am 
For Your Home  "Kitchen Modernization Part 2"  NULL
7:00 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Top 20 Common Decorating Mistakes"  Around the House travels throughout a home to find and fix 20 of the most common decorating mistakes. We begin in the family room with plant and clutter issues. Then, Shari heads to the bedroom for problems like too small nightstands. D
7:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Master Bedrooms"  Let's get the furniture positioned right, update the bedding, get the colors in line and fix up the master bedroom. Shari will also make an upholstered headboard. Then, it's faux finishing for new nightstands with a special guest. D
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Outdoor Living - Hardscape Makeover Part 1"  NULL
8:30 am 
For Your Home  "Landscape Makeover"  NULL
9:00 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Kitchens"  Today's show is a quick update on kitchens. We begin with the importance of accessories and how to quickly and inexpensively renovate a kitchen with simple updates. Then, we create new cabinets to fill in the space above older cabinets. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Multi Purpose Garages"  Do you have a little extra space in your garage? If not, you'll want to after we show you all the cool things you can do with it! We create a multipurpose space to start out and then create a themed party using the existing space. Next, learn the right way to paint a garage door with Matt. Finally, it's recipe time for a tropical themed party right in your garage. D
10:00 am 
For Your Home  "Fixing It Up"  We're putting the accent on "UP"! We demonstrate some fabulous ideas, new looks and how better use of space can go a long way to enhance the way you think and function in your home. Vicki discusses the value homeowners can add to a home's exterior by adding an outdoor living area or upgrading their roof. Moving indoors, Vicki demonstrates how flipping rooms and revitalizing the master bedroom can also make a big change in how you live in your home. D
10:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Entries"  Your entry's decor says a lot about you, both inside and outside your home! We learn a little bit about making a color and style statement indoors and outdoors and create a new entry with accessories. Then, we learn about flooring from an expert, including types of materials and how to choose based on your family's lifestyle. We finish up with a home decor focal piece that reflects your personal style using photographs. D
11:00 am 
For Your Home  "I Designed It Myself"  NULL
11:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Family Rooms"  Today it's all about putting the "family" back into the family room. We'll figure out what that means and take the steps to make that room draw the family back in to spend some time together. We begin with decluttering and updating a family room. D
12:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "America at Its Centennial"  As America celebrates its centennial, 5 million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate America's technological achievements, but some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized. Professor Miller and his team of historians examine where America is in 1876 and discuss the question of race. D
12:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Industrial Supremacy"  Steel and stockyards are featured in this program as the mighty engine of industrialism thunders forward at the end of the nineteenth century. Professor Miller continues the story of the American Industrial Revolution in New York and Chicago, looking at the lives of Andrew Carnegie, Gustavus Swift, and the countless workers in the packinghouse and on the factory floor. D
1:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 3. Exploring Unity and Diversity"  Who do we teach? Because themes of unity and diversity surface within both academic content and classroom climate, this session focuses on strategies for teaching provocative issues in social studies as well as methods of addressing a diversity of learners. The onscreen teachers examine national documents for themes of unity and diversity, explore Howard Gardner. D
2:00 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Microbial Genetics"  Microorganisms have evolved several mechanisms for conserving and transmitting traits to each other. This episode investigates the three major mechanisms and how they enable microbes to not only pass on traits to off-spring but exchange them with each other within the same generation. Horizontal gene transfer is a major reason microbes can adapt so rapidly to environmental changes either natural or anthropogenic. D
2:30 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "The Tree of Life"  Recent advances in molecular techniques have led to new theories of evolution and the relationships among living organisms. The Tree of Life examines this "evolution revolution" using genetic sequencing techniques to trace the phylogentic history of microbial life. Both the big picture of microbial evolution and the methods necessary for determining molecular phylogenies are examined. D
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel presents a few imaginative and engaging K-12 classrooms that will leave you inspired. Join the "Mouse Squad" as they fix technological problems around the school. See a teacher with a passion for reading show students how to dive right into their books, and learn more about adjusting to the changes in the new Common Core State Standards. D
4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Bakery"  Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery. D
4:30 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Bike Making"  Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world. D
5:00 pm 
Matter of Leadership: A Special Report On Ending America's Dropout Crisis   Ideas in Action with Jim Glassman, the nationally distributed public television series on ideas and their consequences has produced its first one-hour documentary. This HD special, A Matter of Leadership: A Special Report on Ending America's Dropout Crisis is presented as part of American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen, a national public media initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help communities across America address the high school dropout crisis. "The nation's dropout crisis is not just a story of statistics," said host Jim Glassman. D
6:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Kitchen Modernization Part 1"  NULL
6:30 pm 
For Your Home  "Kitchen Modernization Part 2"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Top 20 Common Decorating Mistakes"  Around the House travels throughout a home to find and fix 20 of the most common decorating mistakes. We begin in the family room with plant and clutter issues. Then, Shari heads to the bedroom for problems like too small nightstands. D
7:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Master Bedrooms"  Let's get the furniture positioned right, update the bedding, get the colors in line and fix up the master bedroom. Shari will also make an upholstered headboard. Then, it's faux finishing for new nightstands with a special guest. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Outdoor Living - Hardscape Makeover Part 1"  NULL
8:30 pm 
For Your Home  "Landscape Makeover"  NULL
9:00 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Kitchens"  Today's show is a quick update on kitchens. We begin with the importance of accessories and how to quickly and inexpensively renovate a kitchen with simple updates. Then, we create new cabinets to fill in the space above older cabinets. D
9:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Multi Purpose Garages"  Do you have a little extra space in your garage? If not, you'll want to after we show you all the cool things you can do with it! We create a multipurpose space to start out and then create a themed party using the existing space. Next, learn the right way to paint a garage door with Matt. Finally, it's recipe time for a tropical themed party right in your garage. D
10:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Fixing It Up"  We're putting the accent on "UP"! We demonstrate some fabulous ideas, new looks and how better use of space can go a long way to enhance the way you think and function in your home. Vicki discusses the value homeowners can add to a home's exterior by adding an outdoor living area or upgrading their roof. Moving indoors, Vicki demonstrates how flipping rooms and revitalizing the master bedroom can also make a big change in how you live in your home. D
10:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Entries"  Your entry's decor says a lot about you, both inside and outside your home! We learn a little bit about making a color and style statement indoors and outdoors and create a new entry with accessories. Then, we learn about flooring from an expert, including types of materials and how to choose based on your family's lifestyle. We finish up with a home decor focal piece that reflects your personal style using photographs. D
11:00 pm 
For Your Home  "I Designed It Myself"  NULL
11:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Family Rooms"  Today it's all about putting the "family" back into the family room. We'll figure out what that means and take the steps to make that room draw the family back in to spend some time together. We begin with decluttering and updating a family room. D
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Women's Vote: This week low rate student loans, renewal of VAWA and the issue of Mitt Romney's running mate dominated the presidential race with both candidates trying to capture the women's vote. Facebook Faces Protests: Women's rights activists protest outside Facebook's offices against the all-male board. Protestors delivered a petition with 53- thousand signatures demanding women be placed on the board before the private company goes public. D
5:30 am 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Shoshana Johnson"  The United States' first black female prisoner of war (captured with Jessica Lynch and others of the 507th Maintenance Company) relives the military ordeal that changed her life forever, and discusses the role of women in combat and the stigma related to psychological injuries. D
6:00 am 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week on Need to Know: how the city of Norfolk, Virginia is grappling with massive flooding caused by sea-level rise. An interview about whether the Federal government actually encourages people to build in flood-prone areas, and, An update to last week's investigation into the death of an illegal immigrant a short time after he had been beaten and tased by U.S. D
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
American Masters  "James Levine: America's Maestro"  To celebrate his 40th anniversary at the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine's life and current work are the subject of a documentary that captures the essence of his unparalleled musicianship and his singular teaching and performance style, while looking back at creative milestones since his Met debut in 1971 at the age of 28. Over the past 12 months, filmmaker Susan Froemke has followed Levine. Included in the film are intimate scenes between the maestro and longtime collaborator Placido Domingo as they rehearse Verdi's Simon Boccanegra; intense rehearsals with the Met Orchestra as they prepare for their first performance of Beethoven's 5th Symphony at Carnegie Hall; and Levine's poignant coaching sessions with aspiring young singers preparing to launch their careers. D
8:00 am 
American Masters  "I.M. Pei: Building China Modern"  Now in his early 90s, I.M. Pei was invited to design a modern museum to house the antiquities of Suzhou. This film follows this personal and architectural journey from west to east, an expansive full-circle, a literal coming home -- a realization of Pei's lifelong dream. D
9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Kathleen Gaffney"  Guest: Kathleen Gaffney, Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Loomis Sayles Bond Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a bond investor who thinks stocks are the next best thing. "Great Investor" Kathleen Gaffney, co-manager of the legendary Loomis Sayles Bond Fund, explains why the great generational bull market in bonds is coming to a close and why dividends are becoming the best source of income. D
9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz - Host Bob Abernethy profiles Israeli scholar Adin Steinsaltz as he explains his translation of the complete Babylonian Talmud, a monumental project that took him 45 years. Rabbi Steinsaltz explores Judaism's historic devotion to learning and its reliance on argument as a means to understanding. Hospice Chaplain - Correspondent Bob Faw accompanies hospice chaplain Kerry Egan in New Bedford, Massachusetts as she listens to and consoles dying patients searching for forgiveness, comfort and the meaning of their lives. D
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Revenge of the Electric Car"  Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. This new generation of the electric vehicle is fast, furious and cleaner than ever. The film follows the race to win the hearts and minds of the public around the world.G
11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 4/26/2012"  State revenue is up. Superintendent Tom Luna is on the road selling his ideas of computers in the classroom. Universities received tuition increases and the May primary is just a couple weeks away. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen leads a lively discussion about the state's top news stories on this month's Reporter Round up. Cartan-Hansen's guests this week are Jesse Bonner, a reporter with the Associated Press, Dan Popkey, political reporter for the Idaho Statesman and Brandon Macz, a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Greg Hahn, host of Idaho Reports will also join the panel.G
12:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week on Need to Know: how the city of Norfolk, Virginia is grappling with massive flooding caused by sea-level rise. An interview about whether the Federal government actually encourages people to build in flood-prone areas, and, An update to last week's investigation into the death of an illegal immigrant a short time after he had been beaten and tased by U.S. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
American Masters  "James Levine: America's Maestro"  To celebrate his 40th anniversary at the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine's life and current work are the subject of a documentary that captures the essence of his unparalleled musicianship and his singular teaching and performance style, while looking back at creative milestones since his Met debut in 1971 at the age of 28. Over the past 12 months, filmmaker Susan Froemke has followed Levine. Included in the film are intimate scenes between the maestro and longtime collaborator Placido Domingo as they rehearse Verdi's Simon Boccanegra; intense rehearsals with the Met Orchestra as they prepare for their first performance of Beethoven's 5th Symphony at Carnegie Hall; and Levine's poignant coaching sessions with aspiring young singers preparing to launch their careers. D
2:00 pm 
American Masters  "I.M. Pei: Building China Modern"  Now in his early 90s, I.M. Pei was invited to design a modern museum to house the antiquities of Suzhou. This film follows this personal and architectural journey from west to east, an expansive full-circle, a literal coming home -- a realization of Pei's lifelong dream. D
3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Women's Vote: This week low rate student loans, renewal of VAWA and the issue of Mitt Romney's running mate dominated the presidential race with both candidates trying to capture the women's vote. Facebook Faces Protests: Women's rights activists protest outside Facebook's offices against the all-male board. Protestors delivered a petition with 53- thousand signatures demanding women be placed on the board before the private company goes public. D
3:30 pm 
Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Shoshana Johnson"  The United States' first black female prisoner of war (captured with Jessica Lynch and others of the 507th Maintenance Company) relives the military ordeal that changed her life forever, and discusses the role of women in combat and the stigma related to psychological injuries. D
4:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Kathleen Gaffney"  Guest: Kathleen Gaffney, Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Loomis Sayles Bond Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a bond investor who thinks stocks are the next best thing. "Great Investor" Kathleen Gaffney, co-manager of the legendary Loomis Sayles Bond Fund, explains why the great generational bull market in bonds is coming to a close and why dividends are becoming the best source of income. D
4:30 pm 
European Journal  "Don't Bogart That Job, My Friend..... Cannabis and Jobs"  Spain: Cannabis instead of Olives - A village in north-eastern Spain wants to defy the economic crisis by cultivating cannabis. The project is the subject of heated debate in the community. The mayor hopes to create new jobs for the 900 residents of Rasquera in Tarragona province and reduce the public debt. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Big Money, Big Media, Big Trouble"  Big money and big media have coupled to create a 'Disney World' of democracy in which TV shows, televised debates, even news coverage is being dumbed down, just as the volume is being turned up. The result is a public certainly more entertained, but less informed and personally involved than they should be, says Marty Kaplan, director of USC's Norman Lear Center and an entertainment industry veteran. This weekend on Moyers & Company, Bill Moyers talks with Kaplan about how taking news out of the journalism box and placing it in the entertainment box is hurting democracy and allowing special interest groups to manipulate the system. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Birders, Banders & Binoculars"  They can be fierce predators and some of the gentlest of creatures. Some are rare, others are quite common; but they all have the power to bewitch and bedazzle. Birds live in a world that for us is the stuff of dreams and wonder. We take to the field to celebrate birds and the people who study, care for, and watch them.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Reporters' Roundup 4/26/2012"  State revenue is up. Superintendent Tom Luna is on the road selling his ideas of computers in the classroom. Universities received tuition increases and the May primary is just a couple weeks away. This week on Dialogue, host Joan Cartan-Hansen leads a lively discussion about the state's top news stories on this month's Reporter Round up. Cartan-Hansen's guests this week are Jesse Bonner, a reporter with the Associated Press, Dan Popkey, political reporter for the Idaho Statesman and Brandon Macz, a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Greg Hahn, host of Idaho Reports will also join the panel.G
7:00 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week on Need to Know: how the city of Norfolk, Virginia is grappling with massive flooding caused by sea-level rise. An interview about whether the Federal government actually encourages people to build in flood-prone areas, and, An update to last week's investigation into the death of an illegal immigrant a short time after he had been beaten and tased by U.S. D
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
American Masters  "James Levine: America's Maestro"  To celebrate his 40th anniversary at the Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine's life and current work are the subject of a documentary that captures the essence of his unparalleled musicianship and his singular teaching and performance style, while looking back at creative milestones since his Met debut in 1971 at the age of 28. Over the past 12 months, filmmaker Susan Froemke has followed Levine. Included in the film are intimate scenes between the maestro and longtime collaborator Placido Domingo as they rehearse Verdi's Simon Boccanegra; intense rehearsals with the Met Orchestra as they prepare for their first performance of Beethoven's 5th Symphony at Carnegie Hall; and Levine's poignant coaching sessions with aspiring young singers preparing to launch their careers. D
9:00 pm 
American Masters  "I.M. Pei: Building China Modern"  Now in his early 90s, I.M. Pei was invited to design a modern museum to house the antiquities of Suzhou. This film follows this personal and architectural journey from west to east, an expansive full-circle, a literal coming home -- a realization of Pei's lifelong dream. D
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Big Money, Big Media, Big Trouble"  Big money and big media have coupled to create a 'Disney World' of democracy in which TV shows, televised debates, even news coverage is being dumbed down, just as the volume is being turned up. The result is a public certainly more entertained, but less informed and personally involved than they should be, says Marty Kaplan, director of USC's Norman Lear Center and an entertainment industry veteran. This weekend on Moyers & Company, Bill Moyers talks with Kaplan about how taking news out of the journalism box and placing it in the entertainment box is hurting democracy and allowing special interest groups to manipulate the system. D
11:00 pm 
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