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March 9, 2012
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1:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Finding Your Voice"  Drawing on themes of conflict and genocide that eighth-graders are studying in their World Cultures class, four arts teachers organize an interdisciplinary unit that encourages students to use their artwork as a form of protest. D
2:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Am I In This Story?"  A reader can take on a number of roles in a novel: the protagonist, the narrator, the author, or another character. In this program, students and novelists examine the complex ways readers may identify with characters in a novel. D
3:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Particles and Waves"  Evidence that light can sometimes act like a particle leads to quantummechanics, the new physics. D
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Oligopolies"  This look at the rise of oligopolies and the growth of government regulations includes a debate of the effects of airline deregulation. Updated 2003. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Bad News/Brothers"  Rebecca and Kevin's father has had a second heart attack and they call their father's estranged brother, Brendan, who lives in Illinois who arrives and reconciles with his brother just before he dies.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Flood of Imagination/Lights Out"  Flood of Imagination - It's raining and Cleo's going stir-crazy with boredom! But Clifford comes to her rescue by helping her to imagine an exciting action/adventure story. Lights Out - Mr. Bleakman and Clifford save the day when a big power failure threatens to paralyze Birdwell Island. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits The Books"  The Reads go on a camping trip, and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home -- a rather large deer named Walter! In the second story, Buster has gotten through school without reading a book. But now he's got just one week to finish a whole book -- with chapters! -- and write about it. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha"  Oh, Noooo! - Granny Flo's Alphabet Soup is taking a licking from the competition, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? Bye, Martha - Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be Martha's long-lost owner . . . from Poland.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley"  George hears a mysterious and loud thumping sound. George wants to be a dog instead of a monkey.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Trees Company/Now You See Me"  Trees Company - Sally and Nick are playing up in their treehouse when Nick's mom calls them for lunch. Nick wonders what it would be like to stay up in that tree all the time! The Cat in the Hat knows! Or at least he has friends that do. In Jimmer Jammer Jungle the kids learn how different animals spend their entire lives in trees. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Swiss Family Robinson"  Little Boy Blue is stuck on a little island in Storybrook Pond and can't get back to shore. Super Why and his friends head into the story of The Swiss Family Robinson to meet a family who is just as stranded as Little Boy Blue. They'll need to use what's around them to survive in this do-it-yourself island adventure! Educational Objectives: To learn to think creatively in tricky situations. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Spinosaurus & The Sea/A Spiky Tail Tale"  The Old Spinosaurus & the Sea - Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to fish in a new place, where they meet a huge, grumpy old dinosaur, called a Spinosaurus, that doesn't want the kids in his Sea. Eventually the kids befriend him, and they teach each other their own unique way to catch fish. A Spiky Tail Tale - Buddy and Tiny help settle an argument between Morris Stegosaurus and Alvin Allosaurus, two very big dinosaurs - one with a very spiky tail, the other with a mouthful of sharp teeth. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Super Maria"  Gordon is busy trying to fix lots of things at 123 Sesame Street. Susan tells him that he should think about getting a superintendent - someone who takes care of buildings and fixes things that are broken. Gordon insists that he doesn't need any help. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Perfect Pancake"  Sid wants to know how his Grandma always makes perfect pancakes. They're never too squishy or burnt. At school, Sid makes an important discovery -- heat changes things! This lesson reveals the secret of Grandma's pancakes: she heats them on the stove for the perfect amount of time . D
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep"  There's an Ant in Every Giant - When Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend in Word World, he adds a G-I to his tiny frame and changes from ANT to GIANT. However, he soon realizes that he can be Word World's biggest hero when he's just tiny Ant. Chef Sheep - When Pig gets a bowl stuck on his face, Sheep must take over his cooking show. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Imagine!"  Today, Caillou discovers something inside him that makes ordinary things fun: imagination! Unable to fly his kite on a windless day, Caillou stares at the clouds and finds they're really wagons, balloons and dinosaurs, if you look at them just right. When rain grounds his kite another day, Caillou and Dad turn the living room into a pirate ship. Just like his Daddy, Caillou loves anything to do with cars, so he's very happy when Dad asks him to help wash the family car. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Big As Barney/The Chase"  Big as Barney - When Ryan notices how much everyone loves Barney, he tries to be just like him; but he has a hard time filling Barney's shoes. Then Ryan learns that he is special when he's just being himself! The Chase - On a rainy day, Barney and his friends are having a hard time deciding what to do because everyone wants to play the same role! Barney tells a Native American tale called "The Chase," to help everyone understand that it's best to think for themselves and not to follow the crowd. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Trees Company/Now You See Me"  Trees Company - Sally and Nick are playing up in their treehouse when Nick's mom calls them for lunch. Nick wonders what it would be like to stay up in that tree all the time! The Cat in the Hat knows! Or at least he has friends that do. In Jimmer Jammer Jungle the kids learn how different animals spend their entire lives in trees. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Running"  Everybody is "Running" around Animal Junction on Zoboomafoo.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "The Elephant Upstairs/Being Hundley"  George hears a mysterious and loud thumping sound. George wants to be a dog instead of a monkey.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha"  Oh, Noooo! - Granny Flo's Alphabet Soup is taking a licking from the competition, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? Bye, Martha - Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be Martha's long-lost owner . . . from Poland.G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "A Whole New Francine"  Francine decides to be a nicer person, but is it just a ploy to get invited into The Electric Company?. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Quiz Show/The People Vs. Ms. Question"  Quiz Show - Mrs. Botsford is a contestant on Seymour Smooth's new show "Win a Shiny New Car." When Becky realizes the other contestants are cheating for Smooth, she has to save her Mom from being tricked again. Can Becky help her mom win the challenge and defeat Seymour Smooth? Vocabulary Words: Legitimate, Elated. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mimic"  While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Inside Hacker"  It's the CyberSquad's most ingenious plan ever - and most dangerous! If they can insert a new memory chip into Hacker's H-Drive, they can turn him from evil to good. Once he's been shrunk and is inside Hacker, Matt's mission goes like clockwork until a force field is activated and envelops the H-Drive. All seems lost until Digit remembers a robot that Dr Marbles made that can break through any force field. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Shrimp A La Cart"  Ruff thinks his "Crustationery" is a great idea. Customers will write letters on crustaceans, which will then be delivered across the Atlantic Ocean by racecar. The service will be a huge success. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits The Books"  The Reads go on a camping trip, and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home -- a rather large deer named Walter! In the second story, Buster has gotten through school without reading a book. But now he's got just one week to finish a whole book -- with chapters! -- and write about it. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "There's An Ant In Every Giant/Chef Sheep"  There's an Ant in Every Giant - When Ant grows tired of being the smallest WordFriend in Word World, he adds a G-I to his tiny frame and changes from ANT to GIANT. However, he soon realizes that he can be Word World's biggest hero when he's just tiny Ant. Chef Sheep - When Pig gets a bowl stuck on his face, Sheep must take over his cooking show. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   American businesses add more jobs in February. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt explains how this affects the trajectory of the economy. The upbeat jobs news has Mesirow Financial's Diane Swonk hopeful. D
5:54 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
8:00 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
9:00 pm 
60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music)   Legends of the 1960s unite in this all-new live performance "My Music" special. Co-hosts Peter Noone and Davy Jones sing their biggest hits focusing on the years 1965 - 1969. This latest follow up to "My Generation - The '60s", includes pop sounds from Frat Rock to Surf Pop, the British Beats to the Breakthrough Bands, Motown, Soul and Pop classics -- with many artists and groups appearing for the first time on the "My Music" stage. Among the groups performing are Paul Revere and the Raiders doing "Kicks," Jefferson Starship with "White Rabbit," The Kingsmen with "Louie, Louie," and Chad & Jeremy with "A Summer Song."G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:30 am 
Dialogue  "James McPherson"  James McPherson is one of America's greatest Civil War historians. McPherson's Pulitzer Prize winning writing captures the drama of this era and his latest book, "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief," gives new insight into Abraham Lincoln's remarkable skill as a military leader. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with McPherson about Lincoln and why we are still fighting over some of the same issues we thrashed out in the Civil War 150 years ago.G
2:00 am 
Journey of Sacagawea   Oral history and tradition among the Lemhi Shoshonis, Sacagawea's descendants, and the Hidatsas, her childhood abductors, profile the person behind the western historical icon. Reenactments and scenes of the wild areas she knew help writer-producer Lori Joyce and her team explore the Lewis and Clark expedition.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Elmo and the Monarch Butterfly"  Elmo and Telly are reading the book Fascinating Facts About Insects. First they see two ants, and after looking at them through their magnifying glass, they learn that ants never sleep. Next they see two ladybugs and learn that ladybugs smell with their feet. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "My Ice Pops"  Sid wakes up and discovers that his ice pops melted! This sticky situation leads him to ask," Why do things have to melt?" After investigating at school, Sid learns that if liquids don't stay in a really cold place, they slowly melt over time. He also discovers that liquids can freeze into solid ice and then melt right back into liquid. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Oh, Noooo!/Bye, Martha"  Oh, Noooo! - Granny Flo's Alphabet Soup is taking a licking from the competition, Oodles of Os. If Granny Flo goes out of business, how will Martha communicate? Bye, Martha - Nefarious con artist Weaselgraft hatches a scheme to kidnap Martha by pretending to be Martha's long-lost owner . . . from Poland.G
5:00 am 
Small Farm Rising   Right now, in our back yards, a new generation of farmers is redefining agriculture in America. Small, modern, sustainable and rooted in the community, these local farms are in the forefront of a movement growing across the nation. A family owned and operated farm produces award-winning goat milk cheeses; a farm powered solely by horses provides members with a full diet year-round; and two youthful entrepreneurs run an organic vegetable farm. 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 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Edinburgh and Scotland"  Friendly and feisty, Scotland makes us feel right at home. In Edinburgh, we climb the ramparts of this city's famous castle, shop for kilts, visit mysterious Rosslyn chapel and thrill to a spooky ghost tour. Then we head to historic St. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Ancient Andean Civilizations"  La Paz, Bolivia, at nearly 12,000 feet, is one of the highest cities in the world and the mystical home to a variety of religious beliefs as evidenced by the amulets and ceremonial items sold in the Witches' Market in the city center. The surrounding countryside holds the remains of the Tiahuanacos whose culture, impressive rockwork and irrigation accomplishments were a source of inspiration to the Incas. After exploring the archeological wonders of the area, take a side trip down the aptly-named "Most Dangerous Road in the World" - a narrow, precipitous dirt road that snakes its way along the sheer cliffs of the Andes. D
7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Pepperoni Pizza Soup"  And today we're going to take another spin on one of the most popular kid foods, we're going to show you how to make Pepperoni Pizza Soup. Yes, I did say soup. All the yummy, irresistible flavors of pizza you can also drop in a stock pot and stir together for the same taste. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Fetzer: The Most Earth-Friendly Winery In America"  Mendocino, CA. - Fetzer winery has won numerous awards for its quality wines and commitment to the environment. Fetzer not only produces wines in a very sustainable, responsible way, but also shares its knowledge openly with others in the industry in the hopes of shifting them to more environmental practices. D
8:30 am 
This American Land  "Rescuing Amphibians, Yellowstone Snowmobiles, Saltwater Fishing"  Teens from big cities join a new program to recruit them for careers in the National Park Service. Researchers rescue endangered frogs, toads and salamanders from a deadly fungal disease. The amount of wintertime snowmobile traffic has become an ongoing issue in Yellowstone National Park.G
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. D
9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Adobe Mountain Railroad Park"  Visit one of the largest model railroad clubs in the country where you'll find a gauge for everyone; visit a mountain top in the Peach State where a husband and wife have built a dream layout; ride an Idaho rail line up the scenic gorge of the Payette River; and look in at a huge 7 and a half inch gauge railroad operation. D
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Primitive Quartet; Takeharu Kunimoto & the Last Frontier. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Super Maria"  Gordon is busy trying to fix lots of things at 123 Sesame Street. Susan tells him that he should think about getting a superintendent - someone who takes care of buildings and fixes things that are broken. Gordon insists that he doesn't need any help. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Spinosaurus & The Sea/A Spiky Tail Tale"  The Old Spinosaurus & the Sea - Dad takes the kids on the Dinosaur Train to fish in a new place, where they meet a huge, grumpy old dinosaur, called a Spinosaurus, that doesn't want the kids in his Sea. Eventually the kids befriend him, and they teach each other their own unique way to catch fish. A Spiky Tail Tale - Buddy and Tiny help settle an argument between Morris Stegosaurus and Alvin Allosaurus, two very big dinosaurs - one with a very spiky tail, the other with a mouthful of sharp teeth. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Prince and the Pauper"  Whyatt thinks his house is too loud while Princess Pea believes her home is too quiet! Would the friends be better-off if they switched places? To look for a solution, Super Why and his friends encounter two friends just as they are about to switch houses. A prince on the farm and a pauper in a castle soon leads to chaos and confusion! Where will everyone be the happiest? Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Trees Company/Now You See Me"  Trees Company - Sally and Nick are playing up in their treehouse when Nick's mom calls them for lunch. Nick wonders what it would be like to stay up in that tree all the time! The Cat in the Hat knows! Or at least he has friends that do. In Jimmer Jammer Jungle the kids learn how different animals spend their entire lives in trees. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Kerhonk"  When Martin's and Chris' Creature Power Suits unexpectedly get jammed in Proboscis monkey mode and the top monkey of the troop is injured protecting a youngster from a crocodile, the Kratt brothers find themselves stepping into the injured monkey's role. While Aviva nurses the monkey back to health, Chris and Martin must keep the troop together and soon discover the important communication function of the proboscis monkeys strangest feature - his huge, droopy, bulbous nose! They uncover some of the different methods animals utilize to communicate important information to each other. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Open Seas"  Develop skills to paint transparent and textured water in this open ocean scene.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the folk standard "Go Tell It On The Mountain" and a jazzy chromatic ending. Featured guests include Bradley Sowash, Bobby Floyd and Andy LaVerne. D
3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "Saving Australia's Wild West"  When the Australian Wildlife Conservancy bought over 800,000 acres of a former cattle ranch for biodiversity conservation it created an ecological jewel that now attracts scientists from all over the world. The Desert Speaks heads down under to investigate the area that hopes to prove that aggressive management based on nature can restore the land. Host David Yetman hops on a plane to navigate his way into the former ranch known as Mornington Station. D
3:30 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
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Small Farm Rising   Right now, in our back yards, a new generation of farmers is redefining agriculture in America. Small, modern, sustainable and rooted in the community, these local farms are in the forefront of a movement growing across the nation. A family owned and operated farm produces award-winning goat milk cheeses; a farm powered solely by horses provides members with a full diet year-round; and two youthful entrepreneurs run an organic vegetable farm. D
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Hidden Europe   Steves reveals a dozen of his favorite overlooked European destinations. He travels to the cliff-hanging vistas of Civita, San Sebastian (Spain's Basque capital), the castle town of Cesky Krumlov, the Moroccan port of Tangier, and the well-preserved Italian fortress hill town of Lucca. He explores battle-scarred Mostar in Bosnia, the Alpine town of Hallstatt, the vibrant and unspoiled Volterra, the Danish isle of Aer?, and the the traffic-free Greek island of Hydra. Steves will be in the IdahoPTV studio during the live breaks in the first hour of the show.G
8:00 pm 
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
9:00 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
10:00 pm 
Small Farm Rising   Right now, in our back yards, a new generation of farmers is redefining agriculture in America. Small, modern, sustainable and rooted in the community, these local farms are in the forefront of a movement growing across the nation. A family owned and operated farm produces award-winning goat milk cheeses; a farm powered solely by horses provides members with a full diet year-round; and two youthful entrepreneurs run an organic vegetable farm. D
11:00 pm 
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
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "Toward The Future"  No longer at the center of the world stage, Europe has suffered or celebrated every variety of the human experience.G
2:00 am 
Human Condition  "Diagnosis: Cancer"  The program deals with why patients diagnosed with cancer, any of more than 100 diseases characterized by abnormal growth of aberrant cells, should no longer assume that the diagnosis is a "death sentence".G
2:30 am 
Human Condition  "Living with Cancer"  The program identifies the recent technological and scientific advances that have enabled ever-greater numbers of cancer patients to "beat" the disease and covers the principal forms of cancer treatment, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Across The Board"  Stevie tries to use Belle in her lesson but Belle is not ready. Carole is angry with Veronica because Garnet is being neglected; they make a bet that could force one of the girls to leave Pine Hollow.G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Secrets to Success"  The secret to success is actually simple - it's all about staying in school and building the best toolbox for your future. Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance of learning every day of your life. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Community Gardens- Growing So Much More Than Plants"  Columbus, OH, Seattle, WA and Portland, OR. Having an opportunity to participate in a community garden builds a sense of community like nothing else. It provides opportunities for exercise, education, therapy, relaxation and social interaction, along with preserving green space and conserving resources. D
4:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Personal Pizzas"  This recipe is every kid's favorite and a personal favorite of mine, so we call it Personal Pizzas. These are going to be "made to order", or "just the way you like it", with a blend of cheeses, gooey mozzarella cheese and an endless list of creative toppings like olives, grilled vegetables, and pepperoni. And you know pizza restaurants from all over America give a unique name to their own specialty pizzas on the menu. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Fresh Ricotta/Ricotta Fresca"  Good friend an attorney Ciro Poppiti visits Mary Ann nella cucina, with an ample supply of freshly made ricotta from his company, "Arcangelo Cheese" in Wilmington, DE. They proceed to make a stupendous pastry-encased, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese-stuffed masterpiece; Pizza Carnevale. Then Mary Ann takes up the baton and creates a light-as-a-cloud, orange-flavored Ricotta Cheesecake. D
5:30 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Easy Frozen Desserts"  Two great frozen desserts are on the menu today including a delicious chocolate sorbet and a fruity, raspberry frozen yogurt. Chocolate Sorbet in White Chocolate Cups; Raspberry Frozen Yogurt.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life, fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring pesto, picking grapes, cheering on cliff divers, and visits quarries where Michelangelo selected marble.G
6:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Peru - The Inca World - Machu Picchu & Cuzco"  The city of Cuzco, the famous center of the Inca world, is full of colorful history, culture and adventure waiting to be discovered as Nathan & Seamus explore the massive stone walls and a Spanish colonial town square. Take the train from Cuzco into the mountains to discover the majestic Inca city of Machu Picchu where soaring stone structures have stood for centuries and are surrounded by ancient footpaths and trade trails, perfect for hiking including the famous Inca Trail. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Exhibit The Season"  Allen demonstrates how to exhibit the wonders brought by each season in the garden. He points to tulips in spring at the farm and his 12-foot Christmas tree with LED lights in the winter. Summer bouquets and fall foliage round out the year.G
7:30 am 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 6 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady uses a less-expensive Brazilian hardwood called garapa for the new deck, and installs it with a hidden fastening system. Carpenter Chris Aguiar uses a jig to cut straight red cedar shingles into a wave pattern designed by the architect, then passes them up to George Duarte for installation at the top of the side gable. Inside, Andy shows master carpenter Norm Abram the progress on the flooring, which is four-inch strip red oak, and the simple details on the interior trim that will let the water views take center stage. D
8:00 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Laminated Coat Rack"  NULL
8:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Family Rooms"  Today it's all about putting the "family" back into the family room. We'll figure out what that means and take the steps to make that room draw the family back in to spend some time together. We begin with decluttering and updating a family room. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Runway Finishes for Cool Edges, Part 1"  Learn to sew runway finishes for seams and hems, creating artistic details on fashion fabrics. Nancy and Linda Lee, fashion designer from The Sewing Workshop, share their penchant for sewing to create cool runway finishes such as mitered corners for hems, a trendy method for sewing a detailed Hong Kong Finish, baby hems for sheers, and a crisp shirttail hem on a classic shirt. The finishing steps are all simple, yet effective. D
9:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Celtic Cross and Church"  Nestling in the foothills, Frank paints this iconic Irish subject in a quiet country graveyard. D
10:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Sake & Black Pepper"  Guest Chef: Chris Schlesinger. The clean zing of sake works well with the rich heat of black pepper. These East-West ingredients show their versatility in Ming's recipes. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: A Shell of a Good Time"  NULL
11:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Becoming Readers and Writers"  Guided by kindergarten teacher Sheila Owen, of Beaumont, California, students see themselves as readers and writers from day one.G
11:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Writer's Journal"  Kindergarten students in Houston, Texas, practice reading and writing at their own levels at the classroom's work stations. These routines and classroom management techniques provide a consistent structure for student learning.G
12:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Primes"  The properties and patterns of prime numbers. D
12:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Combinatorics Counts"  Counting is an act of organization, a listing of a collection of things in an orderly fashion. Sometimes it's easy; for instance counting people in a room. But listing all the possible seating arrangements of those people around a circular table is more challenging. D
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "Alexander The Great"  For a brief moment, his empire rules the world from Greece to India.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Hellenistic Age"  After the break-up of Alexander's empire, a series of Hellenistic kingdoms extends Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean world.G
2:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Diagnosis: Cancer"  The program deals with why patients diagnosed with cancer, any of more than 100 diseases characterized by abnormal growth of aberrant cells, should no longer assume that the diagnosis is a "death sentence".G
2:30 pm 
Human Condition  "Living with Cancer"  The program identifies the recent technological and scientific advances that have enabled ever-greater numbers of cancer patients to "beat" the disease and covers the principal forms of cancer treatment, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Across The Board"  Stevie tries to use Belle in her lesson but Belle is not ready. Carole is angry with Veronica because Garnet is being neglected; they make a bet that could force one of the girls to leave Pine Hollow.G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Secrets to Success"  The secret to success is actually simple - it's all about staying in school and building the best toolbox for your future. Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance of learning every day of your life. D
4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Community Gardens- Growing So Much More Than Plants"  Columbus, OH, Seattle, WA and Portland, OR. Having an opportunity to participate in a community garden builds a sense of community like nothing else. It provides opportunities for exercise, education, therapy, relaxation and social interaction, along with preserving green space and conserving resources. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Personal Pizzas"  This recipe is every kid's favorite and a personal favorite of mine, so we call it Personal Pizzas. These are going to be "made to order", or "just the way you like it", with a blend of cheeses, gooey mozzarella cheese and an endless list of creative toppings like olives, grilled vegetables, and pepperoni. And you know pizza restaurants from all over America give a unique name to their own specialty pizzas on the menu. D
5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Fresh Ricotta/Ricotta Fresca"  Good friend an attorney Ciro Poppiti visits Mary Ann nella cucina, with an ample supply of freshly made ricotta from his company, "Arcangelo Cheese" in Wilmington, DE. They proceed to make a stupendous pastry-encased, Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese-stuffed masterpiece; Pizza Carnevale. Then Mary Ann takes up the baton and creates a light-as-a-cloud, orange-flavored Ricotta Cheesecake. D
5:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Easy Frozen Desserts"  Two great frozen desserts are on the menu today including a delicious chocolate sorbet and a fruity, raspberry frozen yogurt. Chocolate Sorbet in White Chocolate Cups; Raspberry Frozen Yogurt.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera"  Rick samples village life, fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring pesto, picking grapes, cheering on cliff divers, and visits quarries where Michelangelo selected marble.G
6:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "Peru - The Inca World - Machu Picchu & Cuzco"  The city of Cuzco, the famous center of the Inca world, is full of colorful history, culture and adventure waiting to be discovered as Nathan & Seamus explore the massive stone walls and a Spanish colonial town square. Take the train from Cuzco into the mountains to discover the majestic Inca city of Machu Picchu where soaring stone structures have stood for centuries and are surrounded by ancient footpaths and trade trails, perfect for hiking including the famous Inca Trail. D
7:00 pm 
Financial Fitness After 50! with Paul Merriman   Educator, author and money manager Paul Merriman offers a straightforward program to help the nation's 79 million baby boomers ready themselves for retirement despite today's financial uncertainties. Merriman's five life-changing choices to help grow and manage money into retirement include: Trust the academics, listening to experts who don't profit from a person's investments; use smart diversification by making use of historic data; minimize expenses; automate the process; add bonds to prevent making the wrong moves at the wrong time.G
8:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Family Rooms"  Today it's all about putting the "family" back into the family room. We'll figure out what that means and take the steps to make that room draw the family back in to spend some time together. We begin with decluttering and updating a family room. D
9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Runway Finishes for Cool Edges, Part 1"  Learn to sew runway finishes for seams and hems, creating artistic details on fashion fabrics. Nancy and Linda Lee, fashion designer from The Sewing Workshop, share their penchant for sewing to create cool runway finishes such as mitered corners for hems, a trendy method for sewing a detailed Hong Kong Finish, baby hems for sheers, and a crisp shirttail hem on a classic shirt. The finishing steps are all simple, yet effective. D
9:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Celtic Cross and Church"  Nestling in the foothills, Frank paints this iconic Irish subject in a quiet country graveyard. D
10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Sake & Black Pepper"  Guest Chef: Chris Schlesinger. The clean zing of sake works well with the rich heat of black pepper. These East-West ingredients show their versatility in Ming's recipes. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: A Shell of a Good Time"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Korea and the Cold War: A Case Study"  This workshop looks at the first use of military force under the Truman Doctrine, and the Korean War as the first practical manifestation of America's Cold War "containment" policy. Using works by George Kennan and Walter Lippman, treaties, and the texts of the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine, the onscreen participants take on the roles of major military, political, and strategic players at a mock Senate hearing to decide whether to intervene in Korea in 1950.G
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Otis Webb Brawley, M.D. (American Cancer Society). D
2:00 am 
Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad   This documentary tells the story of the Eastern Line of the system to rescue slaves from the South. Actors Ed Asner and Blair Underwood portray a Quaker abolitionist and a free black activist respectively in dramatic reenactments filmed on location. Interviews with top scholars explore the efforts of these men.G
3:00 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
4:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Drive: Guess What Motivates Us Most? (Hint: It's Not Money)"  Guest: Daniel Pink, author of "Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us". Think money is the ultimate motivator? Well think again, says Daniel Pink, author of "Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. " In his book, Pink contends that while money is important, it plays a relatively small role in what pushes us to strive, succeed and enjoy life. D
4:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Beyond The Border: The U.S. and Mexico"  How best can the two countries confront troublesome border issues while fostering greater economic and cultural ties?. D
5:00 am 
Up from the Bottoms: The Search for the American Dream   Up From the Bottoms: The Search for the American Dream" tells the story of the massive migration of African Americans from the rural south to the prosperous north during the World War II years and beyond. They left behind the legacy of slavery and segregation and set out to find the American dream. The voice of Cicely Tyson guides us through these touching, thoughtful and often funny stories as told by fifteen residents of Muskegon, Michigan. D
6:00 am 
Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey   An unforgettable story about Thelton Henderson's commitment to integrity and human rights and his profound influence on the American judicial system. This thought-provoking film transports viewers through the inspiring life and work of one of the first African-American federal judges in the United States and chronicles the impact of his decisions on the lives of millions.G
7:00 am 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "A Call to Service"  The first episode introduces George Shultz through the details of his early life: his service as a U.S. Marine, his academic career as a free-market economist at MIT and as dean of the business school at the University of Chicago and his early cabinet posts as secretary of labor and secretary of the treasury under President Nixon. As he's sworn in as secretary of state under President Reagan, the war in Lebanon presents a dangerous diplomatic challenge. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Journey of Sacagawea   Oral history and tradition among the Lemhi Shoshonis, Sacagawea's descendants, and the Hidatsas, her childhood abductors, profile the person behind the western historical icon. Reenactments and scenes of the wild areas she knew help writer-producer Lori Joyce and her team explore the Lewis and Clark expedition.G
10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Drive: Guess What Motivates Us Most? (Hint: It's Not Money)"  Guest: Daniel Pink, author of "Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us". Think money is the ultimate motivator? Well think again, says Daniel Pink, author of "Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. " In his book, Pink contends that while money is important, it plays a relatively small role in what pushes us to strive, succeed and enjoy life. D
10:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Beyond The Border: The U.S. and Mexico"  How best can the two countries confront troublesome border issues while fostering greater economic and cultural ties?. D
11:00 am 
Up from the Bottoms: The Search for the American Dream   Up From the Bottoms: The Search for the American Dream" tells the story of the massive migration of African Americans from the rural south to the prosperous north during the World War II years and beyond. They left behind the legacy of slavery and segregation and set out to find the American dream. The voice of Cicely Tyson guides us through these touching, thoughtful and often funny stories as told by fifteen residents of Muskegon, Michigan. D
12:00 pm 
Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey   An unforgettable story about Thelton Henderson's commitment to integrity and human rights and his profound influence on the American judicial system. This thought-provoking film transports viewers through the inspiring life and work of one of the first African-American federal judges in the United States and chronicles the impact of his decisions on the lives of millions.G
1:00 pm 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "A Call to Service"  The first episode introduces George Shultz through the details of his early life: his service as a U.S. Marine, his academic career as a free-market economist at MIT and as dean of the business school at the University of Chicago and his early cabinet posts as secretary of labor and secretary of the treasury under President Nixon. As he's sworn in as secretary of state under President Reagan, the war in Lebanon presents a dangerous diplomatic challenge. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 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
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "A Call to Service"  The first episode introduces George Shultz through the details of his early life: his service as a U.S. Marine, his academic career as a free-market economist at MIT and as dean of the business school at the University of Chicago and his early cabinet posts as secretary of labor and secretary of the treasury under President Nixon. As he's sworn in as secretary of state under President Reagan, the war in Lebanon presents a dangerous diplomatic challenge. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey   An unforgettable story about Thelton Henderson's commitment to integrity and human rights and his profound influence on the American judicial system. This thought-provoking film transports viewers through the inspiring life and work of one of the first African-American federal judges in the United States and chronicles the impact of his decisions on the lives of millions.G
11:00 pm 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "A Call to Service"  The first episode introduces George Shultz through the details of his early life: his service as a U.S. Marine, his academic career as a free-market economist at MIT and as dean of the business school at the University of Chicago and his early cabinet posts as secretary of labor and secretary of the treasury under President Nixon. As he's sworn in as secretary of state under President Reagan, the war in Lebanon presents a dangerous diplomatic challenge. D

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