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11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Four  "Forest of the Dead"  As the shadows rise and march, the doctor forges an alliance with the mysterious River Song. But can anyone stop the Vashta Nerada? While the Doctor discovers long-buried secrets and revelations about his own future, the sinister Nodes declare that Donna is doomed.G
12:00 am 
Nature  "Echo: An Elephant to Remember"  The matriarch of a much-studied herd of elephants in Africa has died of natural causes at age 65. This retrospective of her life also looks to the herd's future as it grieves her loss while facing Africa's worst recorded drought. Archival footage of watershed moments in Echo's life are combined with interviews, including elephant expert Cynthia Moss, who studied Echo and her herd for nearly 40 years.G
1:00 am 
Frontline  "Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown"  FRONTLINE continues its investigation of nuclear safety with an account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex in March 2011. Eyewitness testimony from key figures tells the story of the workers struggling to reconnect power inside the plant; officials fighting to get information; and the manager who disobeys orders while attempting to protect his workers. The story profiles soldiers, firefighters and families living nearby.G
2:00 am 
MI-5   One month after Ros' funeral following her death in an explosion at the end of the eighth season, the team is tracking suspected terrorist Abib on a boat from Tangiers. The boat is stormed by Somalian pirates; the explosives thought to be on the boat are elsewhere; and there is little time to save the intended target. Meanwhile, the team gets a new recruit.G
3:00 am 
William and Mary   William puts his family in danger when he buries a convicted murderer.G
4:00 am 
Inside Out  "The Learning Machine"  With neurons in the brain continually associating one event with another, it's no wonder neuroscientist Michael Merzenich describes what's in our head as "a learning machine." This lesson delves into the multiple ways humans and animals learn, with case studies on classical and operant conditioning, as well as Albert Bandura's work on pro-social observational learning.G
4:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Mind's Storehouse"  Is memory reliable? Why is it that we remember where we were on 9/11, but not the day before? These questions and others are tackled by leading memory researchers who discuss topics such as encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory. Demonstrations of short term memory are also presented and renowned researcher, Elizabeth Loftus, explains her role in debunking the phenomenon of repressed memories.G
5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Big Bird Comes to Call/Feelings About Contests"  Chef Brockett visits Mister Rogers to say he didn't win a cake decorating contest. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Big Bird from "Sesame Street" arrives amid much excitement and reassures Henrietta that X the Owl will still be her best friend. D
5:30 am 
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
7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Carnival/Angelina Jumps The River"  Angelina and the Carnival - When Marco feels nostalgic about the annual Costa Mousa Carnival, Viki decides to surprise him by bringing the Carnival to Chipping Cheddar. Unfortunately, the day of the festivities falls on Polly's birthday. Angelina is torn between celebrating with her sister and attending the Carnival. D
8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Part of the Team"  Here Comes Muck - Bob is building a new garage for the team. His design includes roll-up doors for each machine's berth and Muck is particularly thrilled and decides that she wants to be 'first out the door'! Her big opportunity comes when her old garage shed, complete with doors, is left in a field to serve as a sty for Farmer Pickles' pigs. Muck happily goes in and out of it, practicing her entrance. D
8:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Lost In Mexico/No Place Like Home"  A) Franny is transported to a beach in Mexico, where she meets Georgia, a migrating Canadian goose who has lost her flock. With a little ingenuity and determination, Franny helps reunite the geese. In Franny's Treasures, the audience discovers that Monarch butterflies, humpback whales, and caribou travel to a warmer climate in the wintertime. D
9:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Special Times"  Surprise Surprise - It's the Winter Holidays on Sodor and Thomas is excited because that means it is party time! However Thomas' friends need help. Percy has a cracked coupling rod, Edward's pistons are popping and Stanley has a faulty firebox. Thomas brings them all to the Steam Works to be fixed. D
9:30 am 
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
10:00 am 
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
11:00 am 
Anne of Green Gables   Brother and sister Matthew and Marilla ask for a boy from the orphanage but accept the unpredictable and outspoken Anne Shirley. In the opening episode, Anne finds a home, intellectual challenge and a bosom friend on Canada's Prince Edward Island but not without mishap and fiasco. Part 1 of 4G
12:14 pm 
Anne of Green Gables   Anne Shirley is a romantic, mischievous redhead desperate for a place to call home. She is also afflicted with an exhausting habit: she cannot stop talking. However, the longer Anne Shirley remains, the harder it is for Matthew and Marilla to imagine Green Gables without her. Part 2 of 4G
1:30 pm 
Above Yellowstone   This first-ever aerial tour celebrates Yellowstone's natural wonders and provides a brief contextual history of its geology, Native peoples, wildlife and its current status as a destination for 3.6 million annual visitors. A few of the scenes in the special include: The Lamar Valley, The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Forest Fire, The Geyser Basins and parts of Yellowstone as seen during the flight of a Bald Eagle.G
2:30 pm 
Barbra Streisand - One Night Only at the Village Vanguard   Streisand returns to her roots of more than 40 years ago when she was honing her craft and discovering her artistry in New York's West Village. The audience at the 2009 concert is packed tightly in the tiny jazz club and includes friends, celebrities, and 74 lucky winners of various online contests. The singer, backed by a jazz quartet, gives them all a lifetime thrill with songs from her album Love Is the Answer and enduring favorites.G
4:00 pm 
Qi Gong: Deeper Flow with Lee Holden   Master instructor Lee Holden guides viewers through a deeper journey into the time-honored eastern healing practice of Qi Gong. This ancient Chinese tradition was developed over thousands of years, combining powerful principles from the disciplines of medicine, philosophy, and even martial arts. Now a Doctor of Chinese medicine, Lee Holden began his journey into this practice as a former competitive athlete seeking to regain his edge after a challenging injury. D
5:00 pm 
7:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Phantom of the Opera at Royal Albert Hall"  This fully-staged 25th anniversary production stars Ramin Karimloo as The Phantom and Sierra Boggess as Christine. The original Phantom and Christine, Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman, make guest appearances. Other illustrious past Phantoms, including Peter Joback and Colm Wilkinson, join forces for a powerful rendition of "Music of the Night."G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "The Gentleman Vanishes"  The UCOS team reinvestigates the disappearance of a leading scientist, whose wife has recently received a number of anonymous emails from someone claiming to know what happened to him.G
11:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Redhead Express; Carolina Travelers. D
12:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Whatever It Takes"  A rookie principal and a ninth-grade girl with big dreams are the focus of this story of the first year of the Bronx Center for Science & Mathematics. Principal Edward Tom gives up a retail executive position to become booster, tutor and disciplinarian, pushing the students to succeed. Sharifea needs to achieve entrance into a prestigious summer program to salvage her dreams of surmounting poverty to become a pediatrician.G
1:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Japanese Supersub"  In spring 1946 the United States destroyed one of Japan's most advanced weapons systems - the I-401 aircraft carrier submarine - rather than share the discovery with the Soviets as required at the end of World War II. The innovative ship could launch attack bombers within seven minutes of reaching the surface. This program investigates Japan's efforts to take submarine technology beyond the known limits. of the 1940s.G
2:00 am 
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
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Hennessy Cadillac Cts-V Hammer Wagon"  Road Test: Hennessy Cadillac CTS-V Hammer Wagon. Road Test: 2011 BMW 1M Coupe. Goss' Garage: Interior Cleaning. D
3:00 am 
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
4:00 am 
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
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Aladdin"  Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Cheap Trick"  The band, making its first appearance on the show, comes out roaring with "Way of the World." But things turn serious when band members pay tribute to the late Alex Chilto, whose Big Star song "In the Street" was the basis for the group's theme song for TV's "That '70s Show." Pick-tossing guitarist Rick Nielsen's son Dax sits in on drums for the March 2010 taping.G
6:00 am 
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
7:00 am 
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
7:30 am 
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
8:00 am 
Suze Orman's Money Class   Based on her upcoming new book that will be released concurrently with the show premiere, Suze Orman's Money Class will reveal Suze's expert take on what actions people need to take in light of the new economy. After the upheavals of the economic downturn, Suze believes it's critical to rethink many of the traditional strategies we've been using to achieve our financial goals. In this special, she will unveil her own new and powerful advice, updating and sometimes revising her long-held beliefs, to help viewers navigate today's unsettling economic waters. D
10:00 am 
Wildflowers: Seeds of History   Discover the facts and legends behind the wildflowers that captivate us every spring. Go beyond the pretty faces to explore how wildflowers impact our food chain and their symbiosis to a healthy economy, wildlife, and ecological security.G
11:00 am 
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
12:00 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
12:30 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
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
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
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
12:00 am 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "What'd I Get?"  Well-designed performance tasks give teachers the information necessary to evaluate the depth of students' understanding — but how can teachers determine nquality work? This workshop demonstrates how teachers can construct assessment tools for benchmarks of student understanding. The role of students in the construction of scoring tools and the process of assessment will be a primary focus. D
1:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Preserving A Place for the Arts"  When faced with budget cuts, the staff of a rural middle school finds innovative ways to keep the arts a viable part of the curriculum. D
2:00 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "What Is Death?"  Definitions of death have been debated for centuries, depending on culture, social conditions, and the role of the medical profession. In this program, we see how ideas have changed historically and how our newest definitions, like "brain death," may not yet be adequate for encompassing all of death's meanings. D
2:30 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Dying Person"  When we are told that we are terminally ill, we are defined, more than ever, by the limits of our bodies. In this program, we meet three women. D
3:00 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Crab Maison, Chicken and Dumplings, and Peach Upside-Down Cake. D
5:30 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
6:00 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth with Bill Moyers  "Part 1"  Campbell discusses how the concept of the hero has infiltrated all cultures around the world, and has been a consistent cultural theme for centuries. He goes on to illuminate how all the hero stories are tied together, and reflect the same underlying structure. Campbell uses a number of diverse examples, starting with Moses and the exodus before moving on to Native American mythology and even today's Star Wars films. D
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
11:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
11:30 pm 
12:00 am 
American Masters  "Cab Calloway: Sketches"  An ambassador for his race during his life, Cab Calloway's back glide dance step is the precursor to Michael Jackson's moonwalk, and his scatting lyrics find their legacy in today's hip-hop and rap. Calloway was an exceptional figure in the history of jazz, and one of the first black musicians to tour the segregationist South.G
1:00 am 
Evening with Smokey Robinson   Gwen Ifill talks with Smokey Robinson, giving viewers an insider's look at the life and career of the Motown legend. The program, taped in 2009 before a theater audience at Northwestern University Thorne Auditorium, features former Motown executive and film producer Suzanne de Passe as mistress of ceremonies, with musical tributes from Grammy-nominated artists such as Teena Marie, Howard Hewett and Musiq Soulchild. D
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   High school students learn to teach desert ecology to kindergarten students. A STEM teacher provides students with "real-world scenarios" to teach them how to solve problems under pressure. See how one school enlists students, teachers and staff to create a comprehensive Bully Prevention Plan. D
3:00 am 
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
4:00 am 
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
5:00 am 
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
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "The Team"  In the wake of Kenya's 2007 election violence, Kenyans scramble to produce a dramatic TV soap opera series about a fictional soccer team, hoping taboo storylines can bridge deep ethnic divisions. THE TEAM explores whether the lowliest of art forms can achieve the loftiest of ideals: transformative social change. D
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "The Devil Never Sleeps"  Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo received a phone call informing her of the mysterious death of her wealthy Mexican uncle Oscar. Though officially ruled a suicide, Portillo's relatives claimed murder, offering several possible suspects, including a business partner, a ranch hand and Oscar's young widow, who stood to inherit everything. Traveling to Mexico, Portillo attempts to learn the truth about her powerful uncle. D
8:00 am 
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
8:30 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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 am 
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
12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Team"  In the wake of Kenya's 2007 election violence, Kenyans scramble to produce a dramatic TV soap opera series about a fictional soccer team, hoping taboo storylines can bridge deep ethnic divisions. THE TEAM explores whether the lowliest of art forms can achieve the loftiest of ideals: transformative social change. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Devil Never Sleeps"  Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo received a phone call informing her of the mysterious death of her wealthy Mexican uncle Oscar. Though officially ruled a suicide, Portillo's relatives claimed murder, offering several possible suspects, including a business partner, a ranch hand and Oscar's young widow, who stood to inherit everything. Traveling to Mexico, Portillo attempts to learn the truth about her powerful uncle. 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

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