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June 30, 2012
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
11:00 pm 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)"  Too late to save his daughter, who died from contracting malaria, Clovis learns that the Artemisia plant can be cultivated on his farm in Uganda. A chemical extracted from Artemisia is the main ingredient of a drug that can cure malaria in the early stages of the disease. Clovis organizes other farmers into a cooperative to grow the plant only to run into a new company policy that may stand in the way of their efforts.G

12:00 am 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G

1:00 am 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Learning, Memory, and Speed of Behavior"  Explores what happens to our mental capacities as we age. Techniques used to maintain and augment mental functioning are examined. Elders explain why lifelong learning is crucial. D

2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Watch as a teacher takes on the challenge of making big changes in his classroom in four weeks. Poetry and technology converge as students create podcasts about their favorite poets. Students learn about teamwork and design when they build a Rube Goldberg contraption. D

3:00 am 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 4. The Engine That Drives The Earth"  What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation. D

4:00 am 
First Year Teachers   This film follows two first-year teachers for the entire school year to chronicle their successes, failures and challenges and explore why 25 percent of all new teachers quit within their first four years.G

4:30 am 
High School Dropouts   The high school dropout rate is rapidly increasing in many cities throughout the U.S. Teachers, counselors, lawmakers and parents are teaming up to reverse this disturbing trend. This program examines how adults in the Sacramento/Stockton area are literally going door-to-door to catch truants, threatening legal action against their parents, and providing second chances to kids who've already dropped out but want to return. D

5:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Immigrating to America, II"  Every person who lives in the United States is an immigrant or the descendant of someone who immigrated here. In some cases they were travelers looking for a place where they would be free to practice their traditions. In every case they were looking for a better life. D

5:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Boston, Massachusetts"  Wolf traces some of the city's historic sites in the opening episode of the fourth season of this series. He also visits the first Dunkin Donut shop and sees what their product once looked like.G

6:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Springfield, Illinois"  Burt takes us for a ride on America's great mother road, Route 66, and tells us how it transformed the way the world eats. We'll also discover the true origin of the corn dog, the filled dough nut, the horseshoe sandwich, root beer and Abraham Lincoln's favorite cake. We'll visit Abraham Lincoln's hometown and see what his personal life was really like. D

6:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Richmond, Virginia"  Take a look at Virginia's oldest plantation (in operation for over 350 years), learn about the Civil War Trails and the battlefields of Virginia, go white-water rafting through the center of town and sample some of the traditional foods. D

7:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "The Importance of Ritual"  Burt explores the effect on traditional holidays when the United States got its first taste of freedom.G

7:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"  Philadelphia is one of America's oldest and most interesting cities and the birthplace of our nation. Find out how it was founded as a Quaker colony and why it's the guardian of The Liberty Bell. Learn why Philadelphia is considered the city of brotherly love, tour the largest collection of outdoor murals and visit a Masonic Temple. D

8:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "San Francisco, California"  San Francisco is a city whose present day gleam began with the discovery of glittering gold. The people who settled San Francisco came from all over the world and as they mixed together they established the traditions that make San Francisco what it is today. We'll look at the city's unique history, love of opulence and appreciation of good food. D

8:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "New York City"  New York City is the world epicenter for money, creativity and culture. Burt takes a bite of the Big Apple, tells you how it came to be and takes you from the tip of the island to Central Park. Learn about the city's architectural heritage and how a nation of immigrants contributed to the gastronomy of the island. D

9:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Guilty Pleasures"  NULL

9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Dante Demagistris & Garlic"  NULL

10:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Small Bites, Big Flavors"  Chef Keller recreates two of the most popular dishes from his Fleur restaurant in Las Vegas, including an innovative way of cooking steak on hot rocks. Crab & Avocado Sphere with Watermelon Gazpacho; Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimmichurri Sauce.G

10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL

11:00 am 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "The Plant That Cures Malaria (Uganda)"  Too late to save his daughter, who died from contracting malaria, Clovis learns that the Artemisia plant can be cultivated on his farm in Uganda. A chemical extracted from Artemisia is the main ingredient of a drug that can cure malaria in the early stages of the disease. Clovis organizes other farmers into a cooperative to grow the plant only to run into a new company policy that may stand in the way of their efforts.G

12:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G

1:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Learning, Memory, and Speed of Behavior"  Explores what happens to our mental capacities as we age. Techniques used to maintain and augment mental functioning are examined. Elders explain why lifelong learning is crucial. D

2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   See the teacher evaluation process in action. Goody bags make a lesson on probability interactive. Watch students tap into their creativity as nutritious fruits inspire beautiful haikus. D

3:00 pm 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 4. The Engine That Drives The Earth"  What drives the movement of tectonic plates? In this session, participants learn how plates interact at plate margins, how volcanoes work, and the story of Hawaii's formation. D

4:00 pm 
First Year Teachers   This film follows two first-year teachers for the entire school year to chronicle their successes, failures and challenges and explore why 25 percent of all new teachers quit within their first four years.G

4:30 pm 
High School Dropouts   The high school dropout rate is rapidly increasing in many cities throughout the U.S. Teachers, counselors, lawmakers and parents are teaming up to reverse this disturbing trend. This program examines how adults in the Sacramento/Stockton area are literally going door-to-door to catch truants, threatening legal action against their parents, and providing second chances to kids who've already dropped out but want to return. D

5:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Immigrating to America, II"  Every person who lives in the United States is an immigrant or the descendant of someone who immigrated here. In some cases they were travelers looking for a place where they would be free to practice their traditions. In every case they were looking for a better life. D

5:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Boston, Massachusetts"  Wolf traces some of the city's historic sites in the opening episode of the fourth season of this series. He also visits the first Dunkin Donut shop and sees what their product once looked like.G

6:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Springfield, Illinois"  Burt takes us for a ride on America's great mother road, Route 66, and tells us how it transformed the way the world eats. We'll also discover the true origin of the corn dog, the filled dough nut, the horseshoe sandwich, root beer and Abraham Lincoln's favorite cake. We'll visit Abraham Lincoln's hometown and see what his personal life was really like. D

6:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Richmond, Virginia"  Take a look at Virginia's oldest plantation (in operation for over 350 years), learn about the Civil War Trails and the battlefields of Virginia, go white-water rafting through the center of town and sample some of the traditional foods. D

7:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "The Importance of Ritual"  Burt explores the effect on traditional holidays when the United States got its first taste of freedom.G

7:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"  Philadelphia is one of America's oldest and most interesting cities and the birthplace of our nation. Find out how it was founded as a Quaker colony and why it's the guardian of The Liberty Bell. Learn why Philadelphia is considered the city of brotherly love, tour the largest collection of outdoor murals and visit a Masonic Temple. D

8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "San Francisco, California"  San Francisco is a city whose present day gleam began with the discovery of glittering gold. The people who settled San Francisco came from all over the world and as they mixed together they established the traditions that make San Francisco what it is today. We'll look at the city's unique history, love of opulence and appreciation of good food. D

8:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "New York City"  New York City is the world epicenter for money, creativity and culture. Burt takes a bite of the Big Apple, tells you how it came to be and takes you from the tip of the island to Central Park. Learn about the city's architectural heritage and how a nation of immigrants contributed to the gastronomy of the island. D

9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Southern Fare, Reinvented"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Dante Demagistris & Garlic"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Salsas That Cook"  In their Chicago backyard, Rick and his daughter, Lanie, gather the last of the season's tomatoes to make a big batch of Salsa Mexicana, the fresh tomato salsa sometimes known as Pico de Gallo. And that's the starting point for a fast-paced salsa dance that goes way beyond tomatoes. In Mexico, salsas can be bright and fresh, dark and earthy, red or green, raw or roasted - and they're more of a condiment for food than a dip for chips. D

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Portugal's Heartland"  Rick eats barnacles in an old fishing town, marches with pilgrims, and views riches of the country's Golden Age.G

11:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Do Unto Others"  Must we house the homeless or report a child abuser? A panel including Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, Faye Wattleton of Planned Parenthood, and Willard Gaylin of the Hastings Center discusses the question of community responsibility.G

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Saturday
June 30, 2012
Current
View Prime Time
View Full Day
NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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