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April 8, 2012
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5:00 am 
Inside Out  "Out of Balance"  Samuel Barondes, author of Better Than Prozac characterizes psychological disorders as "exaggerations of what we all experience." But these disorders that fill hundreds of pages in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual make life more challenging for our neighbor next door and across the world. This episode looks at the incidence and symptoms of anxiety disorders, in all of their many variations, and personality disorders. D
5:30 am 
Inside Out  "Going to Extremes"  David Myers refers to depression as the "common cold of psychological disorders." This episode looks at the two major categories of mood disorders - depression and bipolar disorder - and at the cluster of psychoses known as schizophrenia. The very personal experiences of psychologists Kay Redfield Jamison, author of The Unquiet Mind, and Stephen Hinshaw, author of The Years of Silence are Past, adds a significant dimension to the experience and understanding of these illnesses. D
6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Musical Games/Talking About Feelings"  Mister Rogers visits with his friend and Neighbor Mr. McFeely. They go to Betty Aberlin's house to watch Betty's friend, Mary Jo Barron, teach a group of children some games and songs. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, a flying turkey delivers a message to Lady Elaine Fairchilde and Robert Troll. D
6:30 am 
Curious George  "Curious George Gets All Keyed Up/Gutter Monkey"  George volunteers to deliver Betsy's xylophone to her school while she goes to the beautician.G
7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Caracal-Minton"  The Wild Kratts crew is are playing badminton on the African savannah when a high jumping wildcat called a caracal steals the birdie. And this is no ordinary birdie - it is Aviva's precious family heirloom. As they rush to get back the treasure from an elusive, leaping Caracal cat, they learn how the caracal's musculature is specifically designed stalking and leaping- a perfect example of the concept of "form for function. D
7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Quack's Stuck Stick/Peep's Can/Pocoyo - Runaway Hat"  Peep discovers a beaver dam and a young, toothy beaver, while Quack, alas, loses his favorite stick. Peep searches for a house he can call. . D
8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Pick Your Friends/ Finola's Farm"  Pick Your Friends - It's Valentine's Day and Nick and Sally disagree hotly on how to decorate the card they're making for the Cat. Does this mean they aren't really best friends? The Cat takes them to meet Sheldon, a tortoise who knows all about friendship. They learn that Sheldon's best friend is completely different from him and that being best friends doesn't mean you always have to agree. D
8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina and the Dance-Athon/Angelina and the Art Show"  Angelina and the Dance-a-thon - Angelina and her friends organize a marathon for the Chipping Cheddar Earth Club as part of their "Camembert Cares" school project. After Gracie accidentally recycles the pledge sheet, Angelina uses her ingenuity to save the day! Angelina and the Art Show - Vici is trying to paint a picture of Angelina and Gracie for Camembert's Art Show, but they just can't stay still long enough for her to finish the painting. Vici can't complete the project with moving models! In the end, Vici uses her imagination to turn her "ruined" project into something even better. D
9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "The Big Dino Dig Special (Pt. 2)"  Rubble and the Seagull Surprise - Bob and the team are building a flying ride at the park. Rubble has been called in to help, although big and strong, he's not very fast. Rubble worries that Bob won't think he's fast enough to be part of the team, and wants to prove he can be! As Rubble zooms over uneven ground, the designs for the flying ride fall out of his cab. D
9:30 am 
Franny's Feet  "Egg Sitting/Bee Patient"  A) Franny travels to Africa, where she meets Desta, a young ostrich who's babysitting an ostrich egg. Desta and Franny take the egg on an outing, but things go awry and the egg is lost. Franny uses her noggin to save the day, and she and Desta return the egg safely -- just in time to see it hatch. D
10:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Chuffing with Pride"  Race to the Rescue - Flynn is the Sodor Island Fire Engine and Victor is working on Flynn's wheels so that he can roll on the road as well as on tracks. He sets out on the road, wobbling. Rocky tells Flynn that Sir Topham Hatt's shed is on fire. D
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Roadtrip Nation"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of the PBS series Roadtrip Nation about how the program started and its goals, including an outreach tour of Idaho. The series takes young people on a six-week trip to talk with leaders about their paths to success. She also talks with a participant in one of the trips and to a representative of the College Board about its partnership with the program.G
11:00 am 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature looks at the results of this year's session.G
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Obama and Economic Empowerment of Women: As President Obama seeks to re-energize his female base, the White House is focusing on the Administration's commitment to women and jobs. Cecilia Munoz, the Director of the Domestic Policy Council talks to To The Contrary about what the administration has done for women. Gender Discrimination in Golf Clubs: The new IBM CEO, Virginia Rometty, unlike the previous male CEO's of IBM, was not given membership to the Augusta National Golf Club. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Mississippi River"  Follow the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee to Natchez Mississippi where Roger paints a view of the winding river from high on a bluff. Sarah takes a look at a famous Blues street, explores the Vicksburg National Military Park, and tastes barbecue in Natchez. D
1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Simply Sashiko, Ellen Osten"  Make stunning sashiko-inspired potholders. D
2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Blue Bird of Happiness"  Marianne and Mary show how to mark and cut out wool appliques for a wool table topper. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Kitchen and Mud Room Remodel 6"  It's time for finishing touches as Dean and Miriam trim out the kitchen, mud room and powder room. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Razor Sharp In Record Time"  Sharp tools make woodworking easier and safer. The editors from Woodsmith magazine share their favorite ways for getting razor sharp tool in record time. D
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 10 of 10"  As the project winds down in Barrington, Rhode Island, master carpenter Norm Abram and host Kevin O'Connor congratulate builder Andy Tiplady on a job well done, while plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows homeowner Geoff Allen an advanced programmable thermostat with a 7" LCD screen. Window treatment specialist Ian Gibbs installs solar shades on the first floor, which will give some privacy and UV protection, while still allowing in light and views. Upstairs, closet designer Erin Hardy shows Kevin how she divided up the shared master closet to accommodate both "his and hers" spaces. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Transplanting Trees; Hooking up Plumbing to a Washing Machine"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and arborist Matt Foti kick off the 10th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by helping a homeowner transplant two trees. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "what is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner hook up the plumbing to her washing machine. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Attracting Backyard Birds and Wildlife: (Mt. Airy, NC)"  As we spend more time at home, we're enjoying the experience of bringing nature home too. Learn the steps involved to easily attract more wildlife to any yard and certify your yard as a Wildlife Habitat. We also visit the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center to learn more about native plants and the problem with invasives. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Gambling with Your Money"  You'd think after such a calamitous economic fall, there'd be a strong consensus on reinforcing the protections that keep us out of harm's way. But in some powerful corners, the opposite is happening. Business and political forces, including hordes of mercenary lobbyists, are working hard to diminish or destroy these protections. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   On the day before the wedding, William and Mary make the final move into their new home. But before the happy day, they attend Tracy Mellor's funeral and find a way to compromise disparate family wishes.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Kite Festival/Trees and Pollution/Ultralight Hiking"  FIELD GUIDE cameras find kites from two inches wide to the size of a parade balloon at Oregon's largest kite festival in Lincoln City. Emerging research shows that plants and trees planted in some locations can add to air pollution because they emit isoprenes, which combine with man-made pollutants to create ozone.G
8:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick"  The two actors both descend from prominent American families that have been in this country since its inception. Both also have ancestors who are early opponents of slavery. Bacon's Quaker ancestors repudiated slavery in 1780. Sedgwick's ancestor Theodore Sedgwick argues the case of Elizabeth Freeman in 1781, which helps bring about an end to slavery in Massachusetts. Part 4 of 10G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Great Expectations, Part 2"  Pip starts a new life as a gentleman in London, acquiring expensive tastes and mounting debts. Falling more deeply in love with Estella, he escorts her around town. With the approach of his 21st birthday, Pip waits for his benefactor to be revealed. Shocked by the revelation, he races to confront Miss Havisham at Satis House with fatal results. Meanwhile, with Estella lost to him, Pip attempts to confront the realities around him. Part 2 of 2G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Tiger, Tiger"  When Harefield Zoo refurbishes the former lodgings of its zookeeper believed to have been mauled to death by a tiger a few years before, there is evidence that suggests he was killed before being found in the enclosure. The UCOS team reopens the case and learns there was another side to the quiet zookeeper.G
5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Pl-Pl-Plane/Mail Mix Up"  Pl-Pl-Plane: Frog and the Bug Band are headed to have some fun on the beach, but not everything goes as Frog had planned. Frog loses the letters "PL" from his plane and must search through the jungle to find them. After some crazy jungle adventures (including a run-in with a giant Frog-kissing plant), Frog realizes that fun doesn't always have to be planned! Mail Mix Up: Duck offers to help Kangaroo deliver letters to his WordFriends, but he forgets Kangaroo's instructions and delivers the wrong letters to everyone. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "Princess Gwennie Saves The Day"  Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. D
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Raphael Saadiq/Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears"  Saadiq highlights songs from his old-school soul album Stone Rollin'. Lewis and The Honeybears pound out bluesy soul nuggets.G
7:00 am 
American Masters  "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel"  An Atlanta debutante, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gone With the Wind challenges social restrictions placed on women; becomes one of Georgia's first female newspaper reporters; and uses money from her book to fund many causes, including scholarships for black medical students. Mitchell (1900-1949) suffers from depression and illness, yet personally answers every letter received about her book and works tirelessly for the American Red Cross during World War II.G
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Roadtrip Nation"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of the PBS series Roadtrip Nation about how the program started and its goals, including an outreach tour of Idaho. The series takes young people on a six-week trip to talk with leaders about their paths to success. She also talks with a participant in one of the trips and to a representative of the College Board about its partnership with the program.G
8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Balloon Archaeology/Biscuit Fire 10 Years Later/Collier Glacier"  Archaeologists with access to a helium balloon and remote controlled camera gain a clear view of Oregon's stone circles that resemble the medicine wheels in Wyoming. When the 500,000-acre Biscuit fire burned through research plots, it enabled a rare scientific look at life before and after a forest fire.G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Atlanta - Outer Banks"  In Atlanta, Ga., wrapping up their last series of interviews, the Roadtrippers meet the first all-female, all-African American flight crew to operate a commercial jet in the U.S to learn how they got to where they are. Then the team talks with Penny Brown Reynolds, a judge and ordained minister, where they are energized by her story of perseverance and determination. D
10:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "El Paso, TX - Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Chris Mitchell check out the "Mississippi" rifle and the changes it represented during the Mexican-American War. Highlights include a collection of signed Andy Warhol soup cans and pop art; and a 1570 "lotto" Oushak rug, initially purchased by the owner's uncle for $350, that is valued up to $40,000. Part 2 of 3G
11:00 am 
Elizabeth I: Killer Queen?   Historian Chris Skidmore takes on a 452-year-old cold case - the death of Amy Robsart, wife of Robert Dudley, who was involved in a controversial affair with Elizabeth I of England. The death, officially announced as caused by an accidental fall down a flight of stairs, sends shock waves through the court and the entire country. Now Skidmore unearths the original coronor's report, which indicates Amy Robsart had other serious injuries.G
12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Mid-Atlantic States"  Brianna Barnes visits Atlantic City and Wildwoods in New Jersey before heading to Delaware with stops in Lewes and Annapolis, followed by crabbing on the Chesapeake Bay. She journeys through the Brandywine Valley into Pennsylvania where she tastes cheesesteaks in Philadelphia, visits Amish country and checks out Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum.G
2:00 pm 
Need to Know  "Help Wanted"  MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In this month's "HELP WANTED" edition, Need to Know travels to Philadelphia to examine the city's ambitious plan to reach out to and re-engage high school dropouts. The story is part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's "American Graduate" initiative. D
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses Going Green"  Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. Meet two college grads who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Chetco River Revisited"  Nearly a decade after the massive Biscuit fire engulfed the Chetco River's wilderness river canyon, the river remains as remote and difficult to access as before the fire and is even more enticing.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fancy Chicken"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the best Chicken Cordon Bleu. Next, Erin demonstrates how to cut a whole chicken. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of Black Forest deli ham. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Israel"  Rick visits Jerusalem, home to ancient holy sites of Jews, Christians, Muslims and Armenians. He also travels to the Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Jericho and the desert mountain fortress of Masada.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Hunting The Elements"  David Pogue ("Making Stuff") travels the globe to learn why copper is king, gases are noble and gold is "stand-offish." He spins through a world of weird, extreme chemistry on a quest to unlock the secrets of the 118 unique elements that make up the periodic table - with a few explosions along the way.G
7:00 pm 
Elizabeth I: Killer Queen?   Historian Chris Skidmore takes on a 452-year-old cold case - the death of Amy Robsart, wife of Robert Dudley, who was involved in a controversial affair with Elizabeth I of England. The death, officially announced as caused by an accidental fall down a flight of stairs, sends shock waves through the court and the entire country. Now Skidmore unearths the original coronor's report, which indicates Amy Robsart had other serious injuries.G
8:00 pm 
American Masters  "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel"  An Atlanta debutante, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gone With the Wind challenges social restrictions placed on women; becomes one of Georgia's first female newspaper reporters; and uses money from her book to fund many causes, including scholarships for black medical students. Mitchell (1900-1949) suffers from depression and illness, yet personally answers every letter received about her book and works tirelessly for the American Red Cross during World War II.G
9:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "El Paso, TX - Hour Two"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Chris Mitchell check out the "Mississippi" rifle and the changes it represented during the Mexican-American War. Highlights include a collection of signed Andy Warhol soup cans and pop art; and a 1570 "lotto" Oushak rug, initially purchased by the owner's uncle for $350, that is valued up to $40,000. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Grand Coulee Dam: American Experience   Grand Coulee was more than a dam; it was a proclamation. In the wake of the Great Depression, America turned from private enterprise to public works - not simply to provide jobs, but to restore faith. The ultimate expression of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, Grand Coulee played a central role in transforming the Northwest; it was the largest hydroelectric power producing facility in the world when it was completed in March 1941.G
11:30 pm 
Elizabeth I: Killer Queen?   Historian Chris Skidmore takes on a 452-year-old cold case - the death of Amy Robsart, wife of Robert Dudley, who was involved in a controversial affair with Elizabeth I of England. The death, officially announced as caused by an accidental fall down a flight of stairs, sends shock waves through the court and the entire country. Now Skidmore unearths the original coronor's report, which indicates Amy Robsart had other serious injuries.G
5:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Introducing The Envisionment-Building Classroom"  In this program, Dr. Langer describes the hallmarks of an envisionment–building classroom — a place where students, working at the highest levels of their ability, can experience literature and make meaning for themselves. Her comments are illustrated by classroom examples. D
5:18 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Building A Literary Community"  In Joe Bernhart's diverse seventh–grade language arts classroom in Houston, Texas, students work in small groups with a variety of texts in contemporary young adult literature. Bernhart demonstrates how he encourages students to develop deeper understandings of the text. D
5:37 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Asking Questions"  In a seventh–grade gifted and talented language arts class in Miami, Florida, Ana Hernandez prompts students to pose their own questions as they read Sharon Draper's Tears of a Tiger. As they discuss major issues of the text and consider the actions of the characters, the students immerse themselves within the story. D
6:00 am 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "The Art of Making Mud Meethai Silk/E-Saan"  Tommy visits a silk cottage industry and cooks Larb, Papaya Pok Pok Salad and Thai BBQ Chicken.G
6:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Locavore In Napa with Joey Altman"  Sara travels to a beautiful vineyard in Napa, California to cook farm fresh meals locally sourced with Bay Area chef Joey Altman. They whip up Grilled Salmon, Arugula & Grilled Corn Salad and Sweet Pea & Avocado Crostini. With Grilled Duck Breast, Honey-Roasted Carrots, Farro-Herb Salad and Cider Jus, the best of the farm is on the plate. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
7:30 am 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - The Culture of Tea"  The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. D
8:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The 12 Principles"  Opening a new season, Smith gives an overview of the 12 design principles that will be used in the shows, illustrated by examples in his own Garden Home Retreat. He also shares tips on maintaining a lawn and gets advice from an expert on espalier fruit trees.G
8:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Transplanting Trees; Hooking up Plumbing to a Washing Machine"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and arborist Matt Foti kick off the 10th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by helping a homeowner transplant two trees. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "what is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner hook up the plumbing to her washing machine. D
9:00 am 
For Your Home  "Music & Little Black Dresses"  Inspired by original black and white paintings of little black dresses and a baby grand piano, Vicki and Sloan decorate the music salon and create a warm and welcoming formal dining room that sets the perfect stage for mellow music and entertaining. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Home for the Holidays"  Katie demonstrates how infuse a home with the spirit of the season. In the Kitchen: Mouth-Watering Roasted Turkey, Delicious Garlic Potatoes, and a Quick-and-Easy Apple Crumble. Projects: A wreath made from rope. D
10:00 am 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Triangle Boot Camp"  Marianne Fons and daughter Mary Fons detail the differences between half-square and quarter-square triangles. They show examples of blocks that use these basic building blocks of patchwork and then demonstrate correct cutting for each. D
10:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Pushing Daisies"  Learn how to paint fresh, whimsical daisies using Donna's One Stroke painting techniques. Then decorate glassware, chairs, table and floor cloth and you have the perfect setting for an afternoon party. D
11:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Old Fashioned Pork"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make crispy Pan-Fried Pork chops. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing vacuum sealers. and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect Pork Pot roast using a slow cooker. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
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 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "That Would Never Work Here, Either!"  Involving students in assessment is often the key to engaging them in learning. This workshop will continue to follow Barbara and Scott as they use assessment to encourage their students to improve their performance. Providing opportunities for students to assess their own work and that of their peers will be the focus of this workshop. D
2:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "By Leaps and Bounds"  Physical development and appropriate developmental activities, good health practices, and environmental safety. D
3:00 pm 
Autism: Making It Work   This program explores the growing needs of adolescents and young adults with autism. In 1991 the number of autism cases began to increas sharply, and that population is now exiting the school system to enter the general population.G
4:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 1. Introducing Our Literary Community"  Meet the eight teachers and their schools featured in the video programs. Learn the guiding principles through which they form their classes into engaged literary communities. Dr. Langer weaves the framework, talking about the ways effective readers interact with text and the ways teachers can foster this kind of learner. D
5:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Introducing The Envisionment-Building Classroom"  In this program, Dr. Langer describes the hallmarks of an envisionment–building classroom — a place where students, working at the highest levels of their ability, can experience literature and make meaning for themselves. Her comments are illustrated by classroom examples. D
5:18 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Building A Literary Community"  In Joe Bernhart's diverse seventh–grade language arts classroom in Houston, Texas, students work in small groups with a variety of texts in contemporary young adult literature. Bernhart demonstrates how he encourages students to develop deeper understandings of the text. D
5:37 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Video Library, Grades 6-8  "Asking Questions"  In a seventh–grade gifted and talented language arts class in Miami, Florida, Ana Hernandez prompts students to pose their own questions as they read Sharon Draper's Tears of a Tiger. As they discuss major issues of the text and consider the actions of the characters, the students immerse themselves within the story. D
6:00 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "The Art of Making Mud Meethai Silk/E-Saan"  Tommy visits a silk cottage industry and cooks Larb, Papaya Pok Pok Salad and Thai BBQ Chicken.G
6:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Locavore In Napa with Joey Altman"  Sara travels to a beautiful vineyard in Napa, California to cook farm fresh meals locally sourced with Bay Area chef Joey Altman. They whip up Grilled Salmon, Arugula & Grilled Corn Salad and Sweet Pea & Avocado Crostini. With Grilled Duck Breast, Honey-Roasted Carrots, Farro-Herb Salad and Cider Jus, the best of the farm is on the plate. D
7:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
7:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - The Culture of Tea"  The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. D
8:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The 12 Principles"  Opening a new season, Smith gives an overview of the 12 design principles that will be used in the shows, illustrated by examples in his own Garden Home Retreat. He also shares tips on maintaining a lawn and gets advice from an expert on espalier fruit trees.G
8:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Transplanting Trees; Hooking up Plumbing to a Washing Machine"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook and arborist Matt Foti kick off the 10th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by helping a homeowner transplant two trees. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "what is it?" Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner hook up the plumbing to her washing machine. D
9:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Music & Little Black Dresses"  Inspired by original black and white paintings of little black dresses and a baby grand piano, Vicki and Sloan decorate the music salon and create a warm and welcoming formal dining room that sets the perfect stage for mellow music and entertaining. D
9:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Home for the Holidays"  Katie demonstrates how infuse a home with the spirit of the season. In the Kitchen: Mouth-Watering Roasted Turkey, Delicious Garlic Potatoes, and a Quick-and-Easy Apple Crumble. Projects: A wreath made from rope. D
10:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Triangle Boot Camp"  Marianne Fons and daughter Mary Fons detail the differences between half-square and quarter-square triangles. They show examples of blocks that use these basic building blocks of patchwork and then demonstrate correct cutting for each. D
10:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Pushing Daisies"  Learn how to paint fresh, whimsical daisies using Donna's One Stroke painting techniques. Then decorate glassware, chairs, table and floor cloth and you have the perfect setting for an afternoon party. D
11:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Old Fashioned Pork"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make crispy Pan-Fried Pork chops. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing vacuum sealers. and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect Pork Pot roast using a slow cooker. D
11:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
5:00 am 
The Greatest Good   World War II transforms the nation as well as the Forest Service. The agency shifts from a stewardship role of caring for the land to the role of production, fulfilling postwar demands. The multiple-use concept is put into action, and conflicts develop among competing interests.G
6:00 am 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Under A Jarvis Moon"  Under a Jarvis Moon is the story of 130 young men from Hawai'i who, from the late 1930s through the early years of World War II, were part of a clandestine mission by the U.S. federal government to occupy desert islands in the middle of the Pacific. The first wave of these colonists were Hawaiian high school students, chosen because government officials assumed Pacific Islanders could best survive the harsh conditions present on the tiny, isolated islands. D
7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Sisters In Law"  SISTERS IN LAW looks at the work of one small courthouse in the African nation of Cameroon. With fierce compassion, the tough-minded state prosecutor Vera Ngassa and court president Beatrice Ntuba dispense wisdom, wisecracks and justice in fair measure. D
8:30 am 
You'll Always Be with Me   The loss of a loved one can generate unpredictable reactions, particularly in children. Children often cannot articulate their feelings, which can lead to loneliness, confusion and even self-destructive behavior. YOU'LL ALWAYS BE WITH ME examines grief in young people, from toddlers to teenagers, and explores the many unique challenges they and their loved ones face. D
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Adventure Racing"  The Funtastics Adventure Racing Team of Coeur d'Alene joins fellow adrenaline-seekers who take part in Adventure Sports Week at Farragut State Park. The two-day competition offers 63 miles of biking, 22 miles of running, 19 miles of kayaking, and a swim across a bay on Lake Pend Oreille.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Roadtrip Nation"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of the PBS series Roadtrip Nation about how the program started and its goals, including an outreach tour of Idaho. The series takes young people on a six-week trip to talk with leaders about their paths to success. She also talks with a participant in one of the trips and to a representative of the College Board about its partnership with the program.G
10:00 am 
The Greatest Good   The history of the U.S. Forest Service is chronicled in celebration of the agency's centennial. Veteran newsman Charles Osgood narrates this complex and compelling story of the agency whose mission is twofold: manage public lands by conserving natural resources and maximizing their social benefits. The program also profiles the Forest Service employees who have developed ways of addressing major natural resource issues.G
11:00 am 
The Greatest Good   World War II transforms the nation as well as the Forest Service. The agency shifts from a stewardship role of caring for the land to the role of production, fulfilling postwar demands. The multiple-use concept is put into action, and conflicts develop among competing interests.G
12:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Under A Jarvis Moon"  Under a Jarvis Moon is the story of 130 young men from Hawai'i who, from the late 1930s through the early years of World War II, were part of a clandestine mission by the U.S. federal government to occupy desert islands in the middle of the Pacific. The first wave of these colonists were Hawaiian high school students, chosen because government officials assumed Pacific Islanders could best survive the harsh conditions present on the tiny, isolated islands. D
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Sisters In Law"  SISTERS IN LAW looks at the work of one small courthouse in the African nation of Cameroon. With fierce compassion, the tough-minded state prosecutor Vera Ngassa and court president Beatrice Ntuba dispense wisdom, wisecracks and justice in fair measure. D
2:30 pm 
You'll Always Be with Me   The loss of a loved one can generate unpredictable reactions, particularly in children. Children often cannot articulate their feelings, which can lead to loneliness, confusion and even self-destructive behavior. YOU'LL ALWAYS BE WITH ME examines grief in young people, from toddlers to teenagers, and explores the many unique challenges they and their loved ones face. D
3:00 pm 
Women, War & Peace  "War Redefined"  Geena Davis narrates these interviews with Secretaries of State past and present - Hilliary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright - and Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee and others. They challenge conventional wisdom that war and peace are men's domain and reframe the understanding of modern warfare. Part 5 of 5G
4:00 pm 
American Masters  "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel"  An Atlanta debutante, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gone With the Wind challenges social restrictions placed on women; becomes one of Georgia's first female newspaper reporters; and uses money from her book to fund many causes, including scholarships for black medical students. Mitchell (1900-1949) suffers from depression and illness, yet personally answers every letter received about her book and works tirelessly for the American Red Cross during World War II.G
5:00 pm 
The Greatest Good   The history of the U.S. Forest Service is chronicled in celebration of the agency's centennial. Veteran newsman Charles Osgood narrates this complex and compelling story of the agency whose mission is twofold: manage public lands by conserving natural resources and maximizing their social benefits. The program also profiles the Forest Service employees who have developed ways of addressing major natural resource issues.G
6:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature looks at the results of this year's session.G
7:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Under A Jarvis Moon"  Under a Jarvis Moon is the story of 130 young men from Hawai'i who, from the late 1930s through the early years of World War II, were part of a clandestine mission by the U.S. federal government to occupy desert islands in the middle of the Pacific. The first wave of these colonists were Hawaiian high school students, chosen because government officials assumed Pacific Islanders could best survive the harsh conditions present on the tiny, isolated islands. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Sisters In Law"  SISTERS IN LAW looks at the work of one small courthouse in the African nation of Cameroon. With fierce compassion, the tough-minded state prosecutor Vera Ngassa and court president Beatrice Ntuba dispense wisdom, wisecracks and justice in fair measure. D
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Roadtrip Nation"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of the PBS series Roadtrip Nation about how the program started and its goals, including an outreach tour of Idaho. The series takes young people on a six-week trip to talk with leaders about their paths to success. She also talks with a participant in one of the trips and to a representative of the College Board about its partnership with the program.G
10:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Under A Jarvis Moon"  Under a Jarvis Moon is the story of 130 young men from Hawai'i who, from the late 1930s through the early years of World War II, were part of a clandestine mission by the U.S. federal government to occupy desert islands in the middle of the Pacific. The first wave of these colonists were Hawaiian high school students, chosen because government officials assumed Pacific Islanders could best survive the harsh conditions present on the tiny, isolated islands. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Sisters In Law"  SISTERS IN LAW looks at the work of one small courthouse in the African nation of Cameroon. With fierce compassion, the tough-minded state prosecutor Vera Ngassa and court president Beatrice Ntuba dispense wisdom, wisecracks and justice in fair measure. D

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