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April 9, 2017
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12:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Colombia's Electro Tropical Beats"  One of the latest and most exciting trends in Colombian music fuses the traditional rhythms and melodies with electronic beats and modern influences. Host Jacob Edgar explores this cutting-edge Bogota scene, starting with an electrifying live performance in the streets with La Mojarra Electrica. Then, he meets British DJ and producer Richard Blaire, whose Sidestepper project pioneered the electrotropical trend. D

1:00 am 
America's First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment   The pivotal role played by pioneering forestry educator Carl Schenck and his founding of America's first school of forestry - the Biltmore Forest School - is examined. The documentary recounts how Schenck, a German forester, came to America in 1895 to manage the forests at George Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate in western North Carolina. With more than 100,000 acres of woodland to oversee and replant, Schenck began hiring young men to help with the work. After three years of answering their questions while on the job, the forester decided to teach them in a more formal setting and established the first forestry school in the United States.G

2:00 am 
Frontline  "Secret State of North Korea"  This film offers a glimpse into one of the world's most isolated countries with the world's youngest dictator. Using new footage smuggled from North Korea and new stories from recent defectors living in South Korea, a picture emerges of how some North Koreans are defying authority.G

3:00 am 
Great Performances  "Young Men"  A dramatic dance film shot on location in Northern France about soldiers trying to maintain their humanity amidst the brutality of World War I, choreographed by Ivan Perez with a score by Keaton Henson, directed by Michael Nunn and William Trevitt. D

4:30 am 
POV  "Listening Is An Act of Love: A Storycorps Special"  This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening.G

5:00 am 
Craft In America  "Service"  Part of the PBS veterans initiative Stories of Service, this episode of the intermittent series chronicles craft and the military. From the origins of the Army Arts & Crafts Program and the G.I. Bill to contemporary soldiers and veterans, the program documents the power of the handmade to inspire, motivate and heal.G

6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Helping Others After Mistakes/Eraser Factory"  Mister Rogers has to go to a meeting that he'd forgotten about, but Chuck Aber visits and stays with the Television "Neighbor" while Mister Rogers is away. Chuck shows a skunk puppet and makes it talk. Mr. McFeely brings a tape about HOW PEOPLE MAKE ERASERS. D

6:30 am 
Curious George  "Curious George On Time/Curious George's Bunny Hunt"  George explores the inside of a big library clock and accidentally lets Bill's pet bunnies escape.G

7:00 am 
Splash and Bubbles  "Small But Mighty/Washed Away"  Zee the Zebra Bullhead Shark feels a bit threatened in her shark identity when news of an impressive great white shark in the area spreads to the reef, and everyone wants to go see it. / Dunk has spent a long time on his latest beautiful art project and asks Splash, Bubbles, and Ripple to watch over it, which they promise to do. When the tide comes in, they try their best to protect it, only to learn Dunk knew that would happen eventually anyway. D

7:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Classic in the Jurassic: Ultimate Face-off/Back in Time"  The "Classic in the Jurassic" games are back, and this time, it's the Ultimate Smackdown. Mr. Conductor explains the "wrestling" matchups from the three Time Periods are: T. Rex vs. Triceratops, Allosaurus vs. Stegosaurus and Zupaysaurus vs. Riojasaurus.G

8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D

8:30 am 
Nature Cat  "The Treasure of Bad Dog Bart/Pet Sounds"  The Treasure of Bad Dog Bart - While digging a hole to bury his bone, Hal uncovers Bad Dog Bart's treasure map. Legend has it that Bag Dog Bart stole the neighborhood dogs' toys, and buried them in a treasure chest for himself! No fair! Nature Cat and his pals must decipher the map so they can right this wrong, find Bad Dog Bart's treasure chest and return all of the stolen dog toys! Tally ho! Pet Sounds - The Nature Cat Band is ready for The Battle of the Pet Bands! They've been practicing for weeks and cannot wait to compete! But right before the band battle is set to begin, a mishap launches all of their instruments into the ocean! How can they make music and compete with no instruments? Oh no!. D

9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Mind Out!"  DRIVE-THRU DISASTER For his college course, Leo films the team building a drive-thru at the Milkshake Bar. Scoop's desperation to be the star of Leo's film causes disruption and eventually a crash on the drive-thru lane! The drive-thru and film are ruined. Scoop learns that he must let others do their work-he stays off camera as Leo films the team fixing the drive-thru, showing everything that can happen on a build. D

9:30 am 
Cyberchase  "Less Than Zero"  The Leaders of Cyberspace have gathered to discuss Hacker's increasing influence, when they are suddenly interrupted by Hacker. Buzz and Delete, Hacker's henchmen, hide the leaders including Dr. Marbles, in the building and its' up to the kids to rescue them. Before long, the kids discover that they can only move between the building's levels by scaling its outside walls! So the kids turn the building into a giant ruler in order to keep track of the floors. D

10:00 am 
Science Trek  "Digestive System"  Your body needs food for energy, vitamins and minerals. But food needs to be broken down into a substance your body can use. That's the job of your digestive system. Your digestive system starts its job even before you eat your first bite. Find out how the digestive system works on this month's Science Trek. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, gastroenterologists Drs. Matt Sericati and Brian Story will answer students' questions.G

10:30 am 
Idaho Reports   The Idaho Reports crew provides reporting and analysis of Idaho issues around the state and in Congress.G

11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL

11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Top Performance"  Guests: Bill Miller, Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, Miller Value Partners. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a rare interview with legendary value investor Bill Miller. Learn where this record-setting, independent mutual fund manager is investing now. D

12:00 pm 

12:30 pm 
Washington Week   NULL

1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Fort Mose"  Sarah visits an important National Historical landmark on the Florida Black Heritage Trail in St. Augustine. A Florida living history expert describes the foods of the day and the reason that Fort Mose was built in 1738 for freed slaves. D

1:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Patchwork Patterns Inspired by Antique Quilts, Part 1"  Learn how to create your own versions of antique quilt designs from a collection of history-rich quilts spanning the late 1800s through the 1930s. Julie Hendricksen, antique-quilt collector, joins Nancy to unlock the secrets of quilts from yesteryear. Vintage patterns such as the Snowball, Postage Stamp, Checkerboard, and 100-Patch are featured. D

2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "West Point"  The two quilt blocks in Nancy Mahoney's West Point play wonderfully together to create a timeless pattern. The placement of the blocks creates a directional, almost medallion-like design. The patriotic color scheme makes this perfect for a Quilt of Valor, too!. D

2:30 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Crystal Bridges, American Dreams"  P. Allen Smith explores a place unlike any other, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and visits a unique restoration project involving a rare house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. D

3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Adding Swing & Planing Basics"  Take a look at the details for drawers that pivot smoothly in the shop storage cart. Plus, quick tips you can use in your shop every day. D

3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Detroit Ready for Rehab"  Kevin meets Detroit's mayor, Mike Duggan, to learn about the city's efforts to eliminate blight. Back in Russell Woods, Scott Caron installs a security system, while Tommy helps Frank blow in insulation from the outside. D

4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Passage Set, Landscape"  Inspiration from the past - landscape designer Jenn Nawada uses a historic plan to revive a homeowner's back yard. Watch Tom replace an inactive door handle with a passage set and Richard go back in time for a lesson on the evolution of plumbing. D

4:30 pm 
GardenSMART   Visiting gardens with different palettes of plants can open our minds to new plants and new plant combinations. GardenSMART visits several gardens with unique plants and the results are stunning. Be sure to tune in. D

5:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Naomi Shihab Nye: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The Palestinian-American poet, essayist, novelist and teacher talks with host Marcia Franklin. In her writing, she is inspired by her experiences as an Arab-American, as well as the richness and diversity of people and places she has encountered in the U.S. and abroad.G

5:30 pm 

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend  "Immigration Showdown"  To fulfill his campaign promise to crack down on illegal immigration, President Trump has asked Congress for funds to hire an additional 10, 000 federal immigration agents, and his administration has increased efforts to arrest some of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, with 2.5 million of them in California. Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the administration also plans to withhold federal funds from so-called "sanctuary cities" like San Francisco that limit local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration officials. Other cities, like Fresno, take a more cooperative approach. D

6:30 pm 
This Wild Life  "Baby Elephant Rescue"  Wildlife expert Saba Douglas Hamilton and the elephant rescue team race to save the life of a recently orphaned calf. The baby elephant is flown to an elephant orphanage in Nairobi. But with a terror threat on the Kenya's East coast, the family's safari camp is in crisis. Saba must work to save the business and do all she can to try to protect Samburu's trusting elephants.G

7:01 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "50 Years of Wilderness"  With the passage of the Wilderness Act in 1964, Americans began a grand experiment in land management. to set aside certain areas "where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." Idaho now has more than four and a half million acres of official wilderness. D

8:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "(S6 E2)"  The Nonnatus team prepares for the birth of a baby they know may not survive. Shelagh shows her mettle when she is first on the scene after an explosion in the docks. Sister Ursula continues to ruffle feathers with her unpopular decisions. D

9:00 pm 
Home Fires Season 2 On Masterpiece  "(S2 E2)"  The attraction between Pat and Marek continues to grow, but the risk of acting on their feelings is huge. At the reading of his will, Frances discovers that Peter was keeping a secret from her.G

10:00 pm 
Wolf Hall On Masterpiece  "Episode Two"  Cardinal Wolsey has been forced to move to York. Cromwell remains in London, seeking to return the cardinal to the king's favor. As Cromwell's relationship with Henry deepens, there is unexpected news from the north. Part 2 of 7G

11:04 pm 
Hinterland  "Night Music - Part 2"  The body of Idris Williams is discovered at a lonely farm. The investigation into the death of the 69-year-old victim uncovers a brutal past.G

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