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August 5, 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.
7:00 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"  Art rafts down the Kongakut River to document the untamed wilderness. He turns his lens on the delicate birds and animals for which the refuge is a vital habitat.G

7:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Israel: Voices from the Desert"  Host Jacob Edgar travels to Israel to attend a once-in-a-lifetime concert of The Idan Raichel Project at the foot of the magnificent "Solomon's Pillars", a natural rock formation in the Negev Desert near the Red Sea resort city of Eilat. Idan Raichel, an internationally renowned star of the Israeli music scene, serves as his guide. At the technical rehearsals and sound check for the desert concert, Jacob meets the artists featured on stage. D

8:00 am 
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

8:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Serving Cart"  NULL

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Annie's Annuals - Preserving Heirlooms While Promoting the Environment"  Richmond, CA. - A few miles away from San Francisco sits a small wholesale/retail nursery called Annie's Annuals and Perennials. The business specializes in rare and heirloom plants that larger, commercial operations pass buy. D

9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "The Big Game"  Throw a victorious sports night party. Guest chef Chris Paulk makes sweet potato chips and dip, indoor barbecue ribs and empanadas. Celebrate in style with a turf snack tray and a touchdown centerpiece. D

10:00 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kids Day"  Satisfy the little ones with Katie's vibrant projects and tasty treats. In the Kitchen: Yummy Donut Sandwiches, Fruit Kebabs with Lemon-Lime Glaze and Butterscotch Hot Chocolate. Projects: Crafty paper-plate creatures. D

10:30 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Stitching with Kids"  Get the younger generation stitching with our easy kid projects. First up today we're learning to make a sweet but simple crochet tube top that any little girl would love. Then special guest Kendall and her mom Maggie are going to demonstrate how to make a cute pillow that would be adorable in any kid's room. D

11:00 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Green"  Have fun with the kids while making environmentally smart projects. Katie shows creative ways to go green: a corkboard calendar, children's terrarium and three versions of green salads. D

11:30 am 
The Victory Garden  "Earth: Celebrate The Earth"  MAKE any day Arbor Day after host Jamie Durie visits the Massachusetts Horticultural Society to explain how to choose and plant the right tree for the right spot. TEACH future generations about the importance of preserving the earth with gardening tips for kids from lifestyle co-host Sissy Biggers. DIG up some worms at the Water Conservation Garden at California's Cuyamaca College with Jamie's advice on vermiculture: worm-driven composting. D

12:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part I)"  How do we wage war when the enemy dresses as civilians and children throw bombs? Generals William Westmoreland, David Jones, and Brent Scowcroft, correspondents Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace, and others question the duty to follow orders and a commander's obligation to protect soldiers.G

1:00 pm 
Principles for Principals  "What's This All About?"  The national picture for science and math education reform provides a backdrop for principals whose responsibility is forming and articulating a collective vision. Principals examine the implications of TIMSS, state testing, and standards, and look at authentic student work in classrooms.G

2:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "One Hundred Years of Solitude"  Gabriel Garcia Marquez's multigenerational saga of the Buendia family in the isolated town of Macondo inaugurated the boom in Latin American literature in the 1970s and marked the beginning of magical realism. Writer Sandra Cisneros and scholar of Latin American literature, Ilan Stavans lend their thoughts and voices to the discussion of this epic novel. D

2:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The God of Small Things"  Fraternal twins Rahel and Estha struggle to reclaim their lives after their childhood is destroyed by tragic circumstances. As past and present merge in this narrative of Indian society and politics, the many layers of the caste system are mirrored in the poetic and inventive language of the author. Featured speakers include Simon Gikandi of Princeton University, author Evelyn Ch'ien. D

3:00 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Workshop for Middle Grades Teachers  "Workshop 4. What Roles Do Students Take On?"  This program examines the artistic process of creating, performing, and responding. Participants will see students assuming the roles of researcher, writer, designer, director, performer, and critic. D

4:00 pm 
Placing Out: The Orphan Trains   Between 1854 and 1929, an estimated 200,000 orphaned, abandoned and runaway children, primarily from industrialized cities in the East, boarded trains bound for Midwestern farming communities in search of a better life. Experts consider this period of mass relocation, often referred to as the Orphan Train Era, as the precursor to the modern foster care system.G

5:00 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 11. Classroom Case Studies, 3"  Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 3-5 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 3-5 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms) , as well as a set of typical measurement problems for grade 3-5 students. D

5:30 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 12. Classroom Case Studies, 6"  Watch this program in the 10th session for grade 6-8 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of grade 6-8 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms) , as well as a set of typical measurement problems for grade 6-8 students. D

6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fabulous Fins"  NULL

6:30 pm 

7:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Barbecue's Birthplace"  In 1516, a Spanish explorer encountered a band of Taino Indians roasting game and seafood on a wooden frame over a smoky fire. They called the cooking device a barbacoa-the origin of modern barbecue. This show takes us to the birthplace of barbecue-the Caribbean-where you'll learn to make Jamaican jerk chicken, buccaneer baby back ribs with pineapple barbecue sauce, and a Raichlen classic: shrimp grilled on sugarcane. D

7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Go Nuts!"  NULL

8:00 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

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn"  Rick climbs the Reichstag's new glass dome, visits a modern-day caberet and tastes chocolate in the eastern sector.G

9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "JORDAN: WADI RUM, AQABA & JERASH"  Host Darley Newman travels throughout the small, Middle Eastern country of Jordan to experience culture, history and adventure. While in the capital city of Amman, Darley's local guide Ibrahim leads to a bustling downtown market and shopping district. In an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour, viewers learn about the history and characteristics of the Arabian breed in Darley's interview with HRH Princess Alia at the Royal Stables in Amman. D

9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Fabulous Fins"  NULL

10:00 pm 

10:30 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Ayuthaya Ruins, The 2nd Capital of Thailand"  Grilled Eggplant Salad, Fried Snapper with chili sauce, Shrimp Panang and Hom Mali Rice are served.G

11:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Todos Santos Magic"  Maybe it's the water, maybe it's the desert, but there's definitely magic in the charming Baja town called Todos Santos. It all starts at Art & Beer, a funky roadside bar on the outskirts of town that serves generous cocktails and outstanding appetizers. Then Rick checks into the Hotel California before meeting up with his local buddy, Sergio Jaurequi, for a history lesson about the town's disappearing and reappearing water supply. D

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Berlin: Resilient, Reunited, and Reborn"  Rick climbs the Reichstag's new glass dome, visits a modern-day caberet and tastes chocolate in the eastern sector.G

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Sunday
August 5, 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.
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