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April 8, 2012
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4:30 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

5:00 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

6:00 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

7:00 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

7:30 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

8:00 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

8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   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

9:00 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

10:00 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

11:00 am 
Wild!  "Sperm Whales"  NULL

12:00 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

1:00 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

1:30 pm 

2:00 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

2:30 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

3:00 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

3:30 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

4:00 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

6:00 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

7:00 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

8:00 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

9:00 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

10:30 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

11:30 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

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