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February 5, 2012
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3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "From Ordinary to Extraordinary"  The Woodsmith editors explore three different ways to make cabinet doors that really stand out. Learn how to create a unique wood lattice door, use veneer to perk up a plain panel, and make doors sparkle by adding glass. D
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 2 of 10"  Host Kevin O'Connor arrives to find builder Andy Tiplady with the house wide open, his foundation in place and framing underway. The new open floor plan requires structural steel that gets bolted and then welded in place. With the steel installed and high winds already kicking up, Andy and his crew button up the house for the impending bad weather, which turns out to be Hurricane Irene. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Upgrading a Neglected Urban Patio; Hanging a Heavy Mirror"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to San Francisco to upgrade a neglected urban patio. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shows Kevin how to hang a heavy mirror on a wall. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Critter Control: Natural Ways to Repel Backyard Wildlife Pests (Atlanta & Athens, GA)"  Learning to live in harmony with nature becomes a bit more daunting when some of our furry friends are using our gardens and landscapes as their personal buffet. In this episode we explore natural ways to safely and humanely repel them for good. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "How Do Conservatives and Liberals See The World?"  Our country is more politically polarized than ever. Is it possible to agree to disagree and still move on to solve our massive problems? Or are the blind leading the blind -- over the cliff? This weekend on Moyers & Company (check local listings), Bill and moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt talk about the psychological underpinnings of our contentious culture, why we can't trust our own opinions, and the demonizing of our adversaries. "When it gets so that your opponents are not just people you disagree with, but. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   William completes his plans to sell his business and move to New Zealand. Reuben's true colors are revealed and Mary makes a decision.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The People's Land"  OUTDOOR IDAHO takes the pulse of the People's Land, the 64 percent of Idaho that is managed by the federal government. People speak out about today's management of public lands. They ride, hike, boat, camp, hunt and fish on public acreage, or they seek to harvest resources from the lands - and they are finding ways to work together for the sake of the land.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Avalanche Safety/ Fishing Quotas/ Music In Nature"  Students take a level-one avalanche course with regional expert Glenn Kessler. Musicians Deklun and Pace travel from Mount Hood to the coast with their electronic/trumpet musical improvisations to play for nature.G
7:59 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Leaping Tigers, Naked Nagas"  Palin follows the Yangtze River along Tiger Leaping Gorge and reaches the easternmost end of the Himalayas in Southwest China. He visits a celebrated Mosuo singer, gets a medical check-up with an octogenarian herbalist, and explores medieval Lijiang. He heads over Myanmar (Burma) to Nagaland in India. He meets reformed headhunters, visits tea estates, and loses a tug of war with an elephant. Part 5 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E5)"  The end of the war is in sight and Downton's aristocrats and servants put their lives back together. Mary and Sir Richard go estate hunting. A recuperating Canadian officer imparts things to Lady Edith that could cause problems for the Crawley family. Part 5 of 7G
10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Lost In Translation"  New DNA tests are conducted on charred remains of an unidentified male corpse discovered in a forest in 1996. The results reveal a family link to a Home Office fingerprint analyst who is an Albanian refugee. Team members are drawn into a world of immigration loopholes, Albanian gangs and family feuds.G
11:00 pm 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Costa Rica: Quest For Pura Vida   In the ninth installment of his Emmy-winning ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE series, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs explores the ecological nexus of North and South America - Costa Rica. Costa Rica is home to endless natural wonders: wild rivers, fire-spewing volcanoes, verdant rainforests and more species of animals and plants than found in the United States and Canada combined. Bangs attempts to uncover the secret to Costa Rica's success in preserving their small country's extraordinary biodiversity. D
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Economics of Economics"  Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Elk at Mt. St. Helens/Snowkiting/Lighthouse Photo Essay"  Elk populations are booming at Mount St. Helens, but there is concern about some of the steps designed to help them that include building giant structures in the middle of the Toutle River. Then on the backside of Mount Ashland, a snowkite group is kite skiing up the slopes.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of Austria and Italy"  Tirolean Innsbruck offers a towering Olympic ski jump and a dirndl- clad world of alpine thrills. Follow the Brenner Pass to Italy's rugged Dolomites for Alps with pasta.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ice Age Death Trap"  In a race against developers in the Rockies, archaeologists uncover a unique site packed with astonishingly preserved bones of mammoths, mastodons and other giant extinct beasts, opening a vivid window on the vanished world of the Ice Age.G
6:00 pm 
Annie Oakley: American Experience   In 1926, just a few months before Annie Oakley's death, Will Rogers describes her as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced." As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, she thrills audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. Her act helps fuel turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the vanished, mythical world of the American West.G
7:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
8:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock"  Raised as an orphan and with an eighth-grade education, Daisy Bates forges a place for herself in Arkansas during the 1940s and '50s as a newspaperwoman fighting for black civil rights and as president of the state NAACP. She publicly supports and becomes guide and mentor for the nine black students who register to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, which culminates in a constitutional crisis - pitting a president against a governor.G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Eugene, OR - Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Jeffrey Schrader at the Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill, site of the former Thomas Kay Woolen Mill, to discuss the history and current values of World War I uniforms. Highlights include: a circa 1800 New England Chippendale chest-on-chest; an 1846 map of Western America; and an early 20th-century Russian presentation sword from the reign of Tsar Nicholas II, purchased by the owner for $500, and valued between $75,000 and $100,000. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Annie Oakley: American Experience   In 1926, just a few months before Annie Oakley's death, Will Rogers describes her as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced." As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, she thrills audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. Her act helps fuel turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the vanished, mythical world of the American West.G
11:00 pm 
Jesse James: American Experience   He was considered America's own Robin Hood, though he robbed from the poor as well as the rich, and kept it all for himself. Less heroic than brutal, James is in fact a product of the American Civil War - a Confederate partisan of expansive ambition, unbending politics and surprising cunning, who gladly helps invent his own valiant legend.G
3:00 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Facing Mortality"  How can we prepare for death? By preparing, do we enhance or diminish our lives? A retired performer, an epidemiologist now suffering from AIDS, a young businesswoman, a Holocaust survivor, and a war journalist discuss how facing their own deaths and the deaths of others has affected. D
3:30 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Deathbed"  In the last century, the scene of the deathbed drama has moved, overall, from home to hospital. Still, even surrounded by technology, the deathbed scene remains emotional for those who participate. We meet a young man who loses his mother to cancer, a couple who lose their five-year-old daughter, and a young widow who recounts the final serene days of her husband's battle with leukemia. D
4:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 11. Biology of Sex and Gender"  Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination. D
4:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 12. Biodiversity"  With current extinction rates exceeding those of previous mass extinctions, many biodiversity studies focus on efforts to count the Earth. D
5:00 pm 
6:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chilled Tomato Soup with Tapenade, Trout Amandine, and Buttermilk Panna Cotta. D
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Poultry Dinner"  Poultry seems to find its way onto many dinner tables for quite a few weeknight meals. It's versatile, affordable, and everyone likes it. For a new twist, try Chicken with Sausage and Hot Cherry Peppers. D
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Istanbul - at the Crossroads of History"  From its days as the capital of the Roman Empire in the 4th century to its selection as the European Capital of Culture in 2010, Istanbul has been a significant city and major crossroad between East and West for thousands of years. Its geopolitical location has created a vibrant metropolis rich with a wide range of cultural attractions. Joseph investigates the city's past and meets Istanbul's diversity head on in the bazaars, restaurants, churches, mosques and alleyways of Istanbul's many historic neighborhoods. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Texture, Pattern and Rhythm"  Smith demonstrates the three design elements throughout his garden. He also offers tips on taking care of espalier fruit trees.G
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Upgrading a Neglected Urban Patio; Hanging a Heavy Mirror"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to San Francisco to upgrade a neglected urban patio. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom shows Kevin how to hang a heavy mirror on a wall. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Victory Junction"  With a lot of help from her friends, Vicki creates a much needed lounge space for the bighearted counselors of Victory Junction, a camp for children with extremely debilitating diseases. D
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Gifts"  Katie finds the perfect gift to give. In the kitchen, she makes edible presents: granola, matzo ball soup, and tomato sauce and croutons. Projects: custom gift-wrap tags and a unique idea from the herb garden. D
10:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Be Jewelled"  Learn how to make a stunning crochet beaded bracelet and felted knit cherries bracelet plus barrette. Interview with Norah Gaughan, creative director Berroco Yarn company. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "More Than A Scrapbook"  Donna shows how to create painted scrapbook pages, then uses fabric to personalize a scrapbook cover.G
11:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Summertime Supper Fare"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Charcoal-Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite summertime kitchen gadgets. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Foolproof Grilled Tuna steaks. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City: Italian American Steak In Kansas City"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Carrier  "Super Secrets"  The ship's location and itinerary are classified. Details of how the nuclear reactor works are top secret. Many aspects of life on a nuclear aircraft carrier are hush-hush. D
4:00 pm 
Carrier  "Squared Away"  Mentoring and camaraderie are what hold the ship together. But life on deployment is stressful for everyone aboard, and there can be considerable friction between enlisted personnel and their superiors. Port calls allow sailors to blow off steam, but they don't relieve all the pressure. D
5:00 pm 
Athens: The Dawn of Democracy  "Part 1"  Historian Bettany Hughes discover the treasure trove of artifacts and human remains in Athens.G
6:00 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
7:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "That's My Face"  Documentarian Thomas Allen Harris journeys to Africa and Brazil on a quest to find his spiritual ancestors. Reared in both the Bronx and Tanzania, Harris documents his own struggles with cultural identity while investigating the broader issues of race in the United States, Africa and South America. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Sons of Cuba"  For the past quarter-century, Cuba has dominated the field of Olympic boxing and helped propel this tiny nation onto the world stage. SONS OF CUBA reveals how the legendary Havana Boxing Academy--where physical training and revolutionary indoctrination go hand in hand--grooms young boys to fight for the honor of the revolution. D
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Good Winter Reading 2012"  Host Marcia Franklin and three guest authors discuss their works and give their recommendations for cold-weather reading. Guests and their recent works include Tim Woodward, Destination Idaho; Kelly Jones, The Woman Who Heard Color; and Daniel Orozco, Orientation.G
10:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "That's My Face"  Documentarian Thomas Allen Harris journeys to Africa and Brazil on a quest to find his spiritual ancestors. Reared in both the Bronx and Tanzania, Harris documents his own struggles with cultural identity while investigating the broader issues of race in the United States, Africa and South America. D
11:00 pm 
Athens: The Dawn of Democracy  "Part 1"  Historian Bettany Hughes discover the treasure trove of artifacts and human remains in Athens.G

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