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March 4, 2012
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1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Dr. Christiane Northrup: Menopause and Beyond - New Wisdom for Women   The women's health advocate and a pioneer in mind/body health presents her latest thinking and information on four areas of health and wellness - nutrition and exercise, hormone therapy, heart health and sexuality. Northrup sees this transition as an illuminating time of rebirth that has the power to completely transform a woman's life and health for the better.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Japan's Killer Quake"  In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale: a rising death toll in the tens of thousands, massive destruction of homes and businesses, shortages of water and power, and the specter of nuclear reactor meltdowns. The facts and figures are astonishing. The March, 2011 earthquake was the world's fourth-largest since recordkeeping began in 1900 and the worst ever to shake Japan.G
5:00 pm 
Amish: American Experience   This film explores the insular religious community whose intense faith and adherence to 400-year-old traditions have by turns captivated and baffled Americans for more than a century. The film examines the beliefs, lifestyle and history of the Amish, as well as their complex relationship to mainstream American culture.G
7:00 pm 
John Tesh Big Band Live   In a new special, Emmy winner and Grammy nominee John Tesh and his 12-piece ensemble perform big-band music from the 1920s through the '50s. JOHN TESH BIG BAND LIVE takes viewers on a trip down memory lane with all-new arrangements of standards, including "I've Got the World on a String," "The Way You Look Tonight," "In the Mood," and "Summer Wind," along with Tesh's own piano solos and love songs. A special segment on the music of World War II features a medley of instrumental songs from the era, punctuated by excerpts from Tesh's father's wartime diary. D
8:30 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Pittsburgh, PA - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Arlie Sulka at the Carnegie Museum of Art to explore the colored vases, bottles and jars made by glass master Maurice Marinot. Highlights include a collection of correspondence between members of the Kennedy family and JFK's former personal secretary, and a 1946 oil painting by Rockwell Kent, along with an inherited letter from the artist, valued at $150,000 to $250,000. Part 3 of 3G
9:30 pm 
Amish: American Experience   This film explores the insular religious community whose intense faith and adherence to 400-year-old traditions have by turns captivated and baffled Americans for more than a century. The film examines the beliefs, lifestyle and history of the Amish, as well as their complex relationship to mainstream American culture.G
11:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Traveling Idaho's forests and mountaintops, this episode tells the history of the state's fire tower lookouts, and visits with the contemporary watchers who still spend their summers in the remaining structures, providing the first alarm about growing fires.G
3:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Bhagavad Gita"  This epic tale of the warrior-prince Arjuna confronting a life-or-death dilemma during civil war presents a unique and powerful philosophy of duty, discipline, and serving a higher purpose. Beautiful illustrations connect the story with its rich history and culture. Featured speakers include Sheldon Pollack, Professor of Sanskrit Studies and acclaimed composer Philip Glass. D
3:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Tale of Genji"  This portrait of court life in medieval Japan follows the life and exploits of the great Genji. Written by Murasaki Shikibu, a lady of the Japanese court, it provides an insider's view of Japanese court life, the official and behind the screen. Art, clothing, music from the time of the novel illustrate the obserations of authors Jane Smiley and Chiori Miyagawa, among others. D
4:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 8. Planning and Professional Development"  In order to grow in their careers, teachers need a great deal of sustenance. In this program, the teachers talk about the ways in which they fulfill this need as they develop individually and as members of a professional community. The group invites us into their classrooms to look at the way they have grown professionally, stimulated by their peers, their membership in professional organizations, and their willingness to seek out new thinking on literature and teaching literature. D
5:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Crab Maison, Chicken and Dumplings, and Peach Upside-Down Cake. D
5:30 pm 
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
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice Sidetrips"  Rick puts on hip boots to wade into the muck of Venice and takes a speedboat tour of the lagoon. He visits Padua, Vicenza, Verona and Ravenna on the mainland.G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "San Antonio, Texas - More Than The Alamo"  The finer things in life have always been a big part of the San Antonio experience and there's a slew of attractions to entertain the visitor - the Alamo, Riverwalk, fine dining, music, art - but it's San Antonio's diverse cultures and the way the people love to celebrate that is most impressive. Joseph returns to San Antonio, a town he's visited regularly since 1969, to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and introduce viewers to some of his favorite things and shows them why it's said that San Antonio is every Texans' second hometown. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Entry with Impact"  Allen leads a tour of Daffodil Hill at his home place, talking about color and daffodils, plus clustering containers for a bold effect. He also provides information on houseplants and a cheap way to light a path.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Tiling A Bathroom Floor; Weatherstripping A Front Door"  Contractor Angelo McRae helps a homeowner tile his bathroom floor. Then, general contractor Tom Silva heads to Washington, DC, to help a help a homeowner weatherstrip her front door. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Gentlemen's Quarters, Part 8"  Vicki introduces the healthiest and easiest solution to rid basements of dampness and odors. Then she creates a perfect haven with natural accents and warm colors. D
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Sweet"  The recipes and projects Katie presents promise to satisfy even the sweetest tooth and awaken your sweet side. In the Kitchen: Colorful Birthday Cake, Heavenly Orange & Cherry Brownies and Kyle's Famous Sugar and Spice Cookies. Projects: Make-and-decorate lip balm. D
9:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Great Gifts"  Maggie knits up a pair of quick slipper socks and Myra shows how to crochet unique shapes that turn into a scarf. Interview with Edie Eckman. D
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Botanical Clock"  Donna uses textured white paint and bright green fern designs on an old wooden clock. She completes the room setting by painting a matching lampshade and base.G
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York: New York Pizza"  Lidia shows viewers a typical New York pizza and then pays a visit to Eataly, where Sal at the cheese counter shows viewers how to make fresh mozzarella. Lidia makes traditional Italian Pizza Margherita from scratch, a Sausage and Spinach Calzone, and is joined in the kitchen by Grandma, who performs the official taste test. D
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "On Wit and Silence! The Musical"  A conversation about Wit, the searing drama about a woman's struggle with maintaining her self-awareness and sense of humor while grappling with a mortal illness. Playwright Margaret Edson discusses the revival of her 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, along with the current production's director Lynne Meadow, the Artistic Director of The Manhattan Theatre Club. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Does Metaphysics Reveal Reality?"  Some think metaphysics is ancient nonsense; others that it's the bizarre occult. Real metaphysics asks the most profound questions, seeks the deepest truths. D
2:00 pm 
Black In Latin America  "Haiti & The Dominican Republic: An Island Divided"  In the Dominican Republic, Professor Gates explores how race has been socially constructed in a society whose people reflect centuries of inter-marriage, and how the country's troubled history with Haiti informs notions about racial classification. In Haiti, Professor Gates tells the story of the birth of the first-ever black republic, and finds out how the slaves's hard fought liberation over Napoleon Bonaparte's French Empire became a double-edged sword. D
3:00 pm 
Black In Latin America  "Cuba: The Next Revolution"  In Cuba, Professor Gates finds out how the culture, religion, politics and music of this island are inextricably linked to the huge amount of slave labor imported to produce its enormously profitable 19th century sugar industry, and how race and racism have fared since Fidel Castro's Communist revolution in 1959. D
4:00 pm 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience  "Ambition"  The Lincolns' Kentucky childhood homes are worlds apart: his a backwoods cabin, hers a wealthy slave-owning establishment. This story of their courtship sees Mary setting her heart on the raw, socially awkward Lincoln, saying later: "He'll be president of the United States one day. If I had not thought so I never would have married him." David Norse is the voice of Abraham Lincoln, and Holly Hunter the voice of Mary Todd Lincoln. Part 1 of 6G
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 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience  "Shattered"  As the Lincolns arrive in Washington in 1861, the country is breaking apart. The new president is unknown, untested and mistrusted; his wife is suspected of being a southern sympathizer. In the midst of national conflict, disaster strikes the Lincoln family - their son, Willie, dies. Part 3 of 6G
7:00 pm 
Visions of Ireland   A helicopter-mounted camera shares the vantage point of the Irish faeries of ancient lore for serene aerial views above the fog and mist, the remote Skellig Islands, the magnificent windswept Cliffs of Moher, and the perfect angle from which to kiss the Blarney Stone. The itinerary from Belfast to Galway to Dublin explores timeless country glens, abundant fishing ports, the famous golf courses of counties Kerry and Cork, and more, all the way to Tipperary, all set to a soundtrack that includes the fiddles and pipes of traditional jigs and reels and modern Celtic rock.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Nuclear Power After Fukushima Daiichi"  Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with John Grossenbacher, the director of the Idaho National Laboratory about what scientists have learned from the Fukushima Daiichi disaster and what might be the future of nuclear power.G
9:00 pm 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience  "Ambition"  The Lincolns' Kentucky childhood homes are worlds apart: his a backwoods cabin, hers a wealthy slave-owning establishment. This story of their courtship sees Mary setting her heart on the raw, socially awkward Lincoln, saying later: "He'll be president of the United States one day. If I had not thought so I never would have married him." David Norse is the voice of Abraham Lincoln, and Holly Hunter the voice of Mary Todd Lincoln. Part 1 of 6G
10:00 pm 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience  "We Are Elected"  The Lincoln marriage is both tempestuous and passionate: she has a temper; he suffers bouts of depression. But they share a powerful political ambition that sends Abraham to the House of Representatives and later, with the country splitting apart over slavery, sees him run for president. Part 2 of 6G
11:00 pm 
Abraham and Mary Lincoln, A House Divided: American Experience  "Shattered"  As the Lincolns arrive in Washington in 1861, the country is breaking apart. The new president is unknown, untested and mistrusted; his wife is suspected of being a southern sympathizer. In the midst of national conflict, disaster strikes the Lincoln family - their son, Willie, dies. Part 3 of 6G
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Inspected By 4"  Leela, Telly and Elmo are folding clothes in the Laundromat when Inspector 4, Judah Friedlander, comes along to inspect for things that are in groups of four. Inspector 4 can't find four of anything and threatens to shut down the Laundromat! Luckily, Elmo suggests counting the bottles of fabric softener. Time to count! 1,2,3,4! There are four bottles of fabric softener. D
3:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Whale Episode"  Sid is troubled.he wants to know how to measure a giant blue whale with his ruler. At school he learns a great new way to measure just about anything -- using the method of non-standard measurement! Sid learns how to accurately measure things with shoes, blocks, and even people!. D
3:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Duck Saves Spider's Web/Caterpillar Gets A Home"  Duck Saves Spider's Web - When Duck accidentally crashes into Spider's web and breaks it apart into letters, he has to go about finding the letters to fix it. But he doesn't know what letters are in the word 'web'! With Elephant's help, he learns that sometimes if you can sound out a word, you can figure out what letters you need to build it. Caterpillar Gets a Home - Duck makes a new friend on a windy, rainy day: Caterpillar. D
4:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Can Do It!"  A Sweet and Sour Day - Caillou is helping Grandma water her flowers and fill the birdbath. When they get thirsty and need a break from gardening, Grandma finds there's no juice to be found in the fridge. No matter, Grandma shows Caillou how to make fruit juice from scratch, and it tastes so good that Mommy asks for seconds. D
4:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Little Red Rockin' Hood/Differences"  Little Red Rockin' Hood - Baby Bop is having a hard time finding a story she hasn't heard before. Barney and the little dinos decide to tell her an old story with a new twist! They tell the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" in a whole new way.by singing it! Differences - When a wheelchair-bound child is unintentionally neglected by his friends, Barney steps in to help. D
5:00 pm 
The Cat in the Hat-A-Thon   PBS KIDS celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday with a marathon of "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!". D
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Wordball Is My Oyster"  Lisa gets a case of stage fright when she's cast as the lead in Hector's play. Can Lisa overcome her fears in time to save the play, or will she have to give her part to Annie?. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Meat-Life Crisis/Mobot Knows Best"  Meat-Life Crisis - When the Butcher can't summon the meat to defeat WordGirl he decides to go live at home with his dad, Kid Potato. He convinces his son to join him at the ballpark to work a as food vendor. Will this be the end of the Butcher's villainous ways? Mobot Knows Best - It's parent-teacher conference day at Woodview Elementary School. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "The Blue and the Gray"  Martin and Chris are absorbed in a hilarious competition to discover who is the best acorn planter, blue jays or gray squirrels, when a strange Creature Power Suit malfunction transforms Martin into an acorn and grows him into an Oak tree! Chris activates the squirrel powers of his Creature Power Suit, but gets waylaid by a bobcat and goshawk, and the Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy can't find them. It'll take some animal-loving Wild Kratts kids to get them out of this mess. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Castleblanca"  Dr. Marbles is captured by Hacker and taken to Castleblanca, a cyberspace version of Transylvania. Hacker's goal: transfer Marbles' brainpower into his newly-built robot named Megabyte! Summoned by Motherboard, the kids and Digit arrive with the knowledge that Hacker has taken Marbles to a castle - but which one? There are hundreds and hundreds of castles. To find Marbles, the kids must master the art of properly collecting data, organizing it and graphing the results - which are sometimes surprising!G
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? It's.... Ruffmanman!"  Ruff's nephew Glen has learned that a mysterious villain, Gamma Ray Person, is trying to harness the electromagnetic spectrum for evil. He forces Ruff into a mask and tights to become television's newest superhero. Ruffman Man! Will Ruff and his SuperFETCHers be able to stop Gamma Ray Person from destroying the world? And will Ruff be able to keep his tights from falling down?. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Vaz Goes Down The Tube/Cyber Puppy Problems"  Vaz Goes Down The Tube - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible Vaz gets a new satellite dish with 632 channels and begins to lose himself to the world of TV. He stops participating in activities like reading books, visiting the library and playing soccer. Eventually, Clifford and his friends help him realize that he's missing out on some very fun and important real life experiences. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Lost!/The Short, Quick Summer"  Arthur falls asleep on a bus and awakens in a strange -- and scary -- part of town. Will he ever find his way home? Can he keep himself from crying? In part two, Arthur learns he doesn't have to go far from home to have a great summer. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Down on the Farm/Martha Runs Away"  Down on the Farm - Helen, Martha, and T.D. visit T.D.'s grandpa CK on his farm. Martha Runs Away - When Helen gets mad, Martha feels unappreciated and decides to run away.G
11:00 pm 
The Cat in the Hat-A-Thon   PBS KIDS celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday with a marathon of "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!". D

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