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4:00 am 
WordWorld  "Kite Flight/Hide and Seek"  Kite Flight - When Frog sails away on a big kite he built, it's up to Duck and Shark to save him. Luckily for the WordFriends, Kangaroo comes along just in time to help. Will her knowledge about the letter K rescue Frog and get them all home safely? Hide and Seek - The WordFriends play a game of Hide and Seek where they have to hide behind WordThings that end in "ake. D
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Thumbelina"  Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
5:00 am 
Petula Clark: This Is My Song   PETULA CLARK: THIS IS MY SONG is the story of the star's life in music, told in her own words and those of friends and colleagues including Harry Belafonte, Lynn Redgrave, Andy Williams, Rod McKuen, David Cassidy and others. A wealth of rare material, from movie trailers, newsreels, stage productions and television appearances reveal a multi-faceted entertainer who has also managed to have a successful personal life. D
6:00 am 
Sister Wendy at the Norton Simon Museum   Sister Wendy Beckett, the "art nun" from England, leads a tour through this collections of Old Master, Impressionist, Modern and Asian art and explores the Pasadena, California museum.G
7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Amphibian Egg Masses, Lamprey Decline, Mazama Archive"  NULL
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Hollywood"  In Los Angeles, Calif., the Roadtrippers make their way to Amoeba Music, one of the largest indie record stores in the U.S., to meet co-owner Karen Pearson. D
9:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Phoenix, AZ - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg visits the Hall of Flame Museum, home to the largest collection of fire-fighting materials in North America. Treasures at the convention center include a 1797 Chippendale marriage chest, and original Charles Schulz "Peanuts" artwork, valued up to $350,000. Part 1 of 3G
10:00 am 
NOVA  "Extreme Ice"  In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras to create a photo archive of melting glaciers. They grapple with blizzards, fickle technology and perilous climbs to anchor cameras that must withstand extreme cold and high winds.G
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Secrets Beneath The Ice"  Scientists drill deep beneath the Antarctic ice, down through the sea and three-fourths of a mile into the seafloor, to recover rock cores that reveal details of climate and fauna from a time in the distant past when the Earth was just a few degrees warmer than it is today. They look for clues to indicate what may happen to the warming planet.G
12:00 pm 
Space Age: Nasa's Story  "Life In Space"  Taking knowledge from past missions, this final episode looks beyond NASA's fleeting visits to space - to a time when mankind explores deep space and learns to live beyond the Earth, replacing rivalry with partnership. The International Space Station sees Japanese, Canadian and European astronauts working on its completion in 2010.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "How to Be A Smart Consumer"  Get the most for your money. Join the Biz Kids and you'll explore smart shopping strategies. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and traps set by savvy marketers and high-pressure salesmen. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Bald Eagle Recovery, Cyclocross, Jim Anderson"  Cameras capture video of eagles in the largest wintering grounds for the birds in the 48 contiguous states. The episode also provides an update on the bird's removal from the Endangered Species List and includes a climb up into an eagle nest.G
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Family Favorites"  Bridget reveals how to make the ultimate Swiss Steak. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of tomato paste. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for immersion blenders. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Three-Part Travel Skills Special"  Rick shares 25 years of travel experience in this three-part special. He begins with tips for planning a trip, overcoming the language barrier, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe and more. Part 1 of 3G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Extreme Ice"  In collaboration with National Geographic, NOVA follows the exploits of photojournalist James Balog and a scientific team as they deploy time-lapse cameras to create a photo archive of melting glaciers. They grapple with blizzards, fickle technology and perilous climbs to anchor cameras that must withstand extreme cold and high winds.G
5:00 pm 
Steve Jobs - One Last Thing   In the aftermath of the death of probably the most inspirational computer designers and innovators of the 21st century, this film takes an in-depth look at the life and work of Apple boss Steve Jobs to examine how and why he revolutionized our world.G
6:00 pm 
Barbara Morgan: No Limits   Producer Marcia Franklin traces Barbara Morgan's 23-year odyssey from McCall elementary teacher to space-veteran astronaut. Vintage footage, photos and interviews with friends, colleagues, students and family weave a tale of perseverance and resolve.G
7:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Phoenix, AZ - Hour One"  Host Mark L. Walberg visits the Hall of Flame Museum, home to the largest collection of fire-fighting materials in North America. Treasures at the convention center include a 1797 Chippendale marriage chest, and original Charles Schulz "Peanuts" artwork, valued up to $350,000. Part 1 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Steve Jobs - One Last Thing   In the aftermath of the death of probably the most inspirational computer designers and innovators of the 21st century, this film takes an in-depth look at the life and work of Apple boss Steve Jobs to examine how and why he revolutionized our world.G
10:00 pm 
Barbara Morgan: No Limits   Producer Marcia Franklin traces Barbara Morgan's 23-year odyssey from McCall elementary teacher to space-veteran astronaut. Vintage footage, photos and interviews with friends, colleagues, students and family weave a tale of perseverance and resolve.G
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "These Amazing Shadows"  The program looks at the work of the National Film Preservation Board and the cinematic treasures it strives to save, from Hollywood blockbusters to avant-garde gems, and from the earliest days of film to today. We hear from scholars and artists from across the field, and witness some of the greatest masterpieces of American film.G
3:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 2. Proteins and Proteomics"  Researchers know it is the proteins made by a cell that determine what that cell does. This session explores the varying complements of proteins and their effects, structures, and interactions within the mechanism of cell function, and introduces the larger picture of proteomics and systems biology. D
4:00 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: A Community of Learners"  At Souhegan High School in Amherst, New Hampshire, teachers regularly gather feedback on their teaching practice from peers as well as students, as part of a school-wide effort to make Souhegan a genuine community of learners. D
4:30 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Looking At Student Work: A Window Into The Classroom"  Teachers at Norview High School in Norfolk, Virginia, demonstrate the collaborative examination of student work and discuss its value and implications for teaching practice. D
5:00 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Biscuits, Oeufs au Plat and Green Onion Shrimp Gravy, and Ambrosia. D
5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Soup for Supper"  Hearty soups are meals in themselves. Sara's are substantial and incredibly easy to make. She starts with a basic recipe for Chicken Broth, which is easy to prepare and well worth it. D
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Croatia: Adriatic Delights"  Rick explores the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, he hikes through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoys the thriving capital city of Zagreb.G
6:30 am 
Travelscope  "Guatemala's Semana Santa - Easter Week"  Throughout Guatemala, Easter Week (Semana Santa) is celebrated as the most significant and festive season on every religious and social calendar. Joseph travels to Guatemala City, Antiqua and Lago de Atitlan and discovers that while the observance is rich in Roman Catholic ceremony and tradition, at the same time it leaves room for the popular devotion and beliefs of the indigenous Mayan culture. In addition, the communal creation of hundreds of beautiful alfombras -- flower-strewn, multi-colored "carpets" -- that line the streets in front of the religious processions is something to behold. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Structure in the Garden"  Allen shows what he did to build a raised bed in his acre garden and leads the way to a poolside grotto. He also presents an interesting window box combination.G
7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic"  General contractor Tom Silva explains to a homeowner how ice dams form and how to prevent them. He then works with an insulation contractor to apply closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shares a tip about connecting gutter downspouts. D
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Outdoor Living - Hardscape Makeover Part 1"  NULL
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Seashells"  Create mouthwatering dishes from the sea. Katie ventures into new waters with roasted shellfish, a tangy swordfish dish and an easy-to-make watermelon salad. Projects: seashell art and sand pots. D
9:00 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Stitchy Home D�cor"  We're getting cozy with some lovely cushions for your home. These easy to stitch pillows will be a welcome addition to any home. Our guest interview is with designer Erica Knight.G
9:30 am 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Crater Lake, Part 1"  The stunning volcano-top lake of the Cascade Mountains. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Weeknight Workhorses"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus takes a trip to a local fire department to test fire extinguishers. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to perfect Sauteed Pork Cutlets. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street"  NULL
11:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 1. Teaching Social Studies"  Why do we teach social studies? This session focuses on the relevance of teaching social studies and discusses strategies for helping students gain a deeper understanding of social studies content. The onscreen teachers review standards and themes developed by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and view video clips from the Social Studies in Action video library to identify examples of powerful teaching and learning. D
12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "Will This Be on the Test?"  Understanding is more than simply knowing. This workshop sets the stage for the entire series by examining what it means to understand, and explores how teachers can design a set of performance tasks to fairly and accurately assess the levels of understanding that their students have or have not achieved. D
1:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Revealing Character"  A language arts teacher and a visual art teacher ask eighth-graders to demonstrate their understanding of a novel's characters by creating unusual ceramic place settings. D
2:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Agriculture"  Will world population outrun food resources? The "Green Revolution" of the 20th century multiplied crop yields, in part through increasing inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. How can farmers reduce their use of agricultural chemicals and still produce enough food?. D
2:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Water Resources"  While essential to the lives of humans and animals, fresh water only accounts for six percent of the world's water supply. Scientists in Florida's Everglades and the water challenged Southwest consider the optimum use of existing sources of fresh water for both humans and ecosystems. D
3:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 1. Genomics"  Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today. D
3:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 2. Proteins and Proteomics"  Researchers know it is the proteins made by a cell that determine what that cell does. This session explores the varying complements of proteins and their effects, structures, and interactions within the mechanism of cell function, and introduces the larger picture of proteomics and systems biology. D
4:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: A Community of Learners"  At Souhegan High School in Amherst, New Hampshire, teachers regularly gather feedback on their teaching practice from peers as well as students, as part of a school-wide effort to make Souhegan a genuine community of learners. D
4:30 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Looking At Student Work: A Window Into The Classroom"  Teachers at Norview High School in Norfolk, Virginia, demonstrate the collaborative examination of student work and discuss its value and implications for teaching practice. D
5:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Biscuits, Oeufs au Plat and Green Onion Shrimp Gravy, and Ambrosia. D
5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Soup for Supper"  Hearty soups are meals in themselves. Sara's are substantial and incredibly easy to make. She starts with a basic recipe for Chicken Broth, which is easy to prepare and well worth it. D
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Croatia: Adriatic Delights"  Rick explores the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Heading inland, he hikes through Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoys the thriving capital city of Zagreb.G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Guatemala's Semana Santa - Easter Week"  Throughout Guatemala, Easter Week (Semana Santa) is celebrated as the most significant and festive season on every religious and social calendar. Joseph travels to Guatemala City, Antiqua and Lago de Atitlan and discovers that while the observance is rich in Roman Catholic ceremony and tradition, at the same time it leaves room for the popular devotion and beliefs of the indigenous Mayan culture. In addition, the communal creation of hundreds of beautiful alfombras -- flower-strewn, multi-colored "carpets" -- that line the streets in front of the religious processions is something to behold. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Structure in the Garden"  Allen shows what he did to build a raised bed in his acre garden and leads the way to a poolside grotto. He also presents an interesting window box combination.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Preventing Ice Dams; Applying Closed-Cell Spray Foam Insulation in an Attic"  General contractor Tom Silva explains to a homeowner how ice dams form and how to prevent them. He then works with an insulation contractor to apply closed-cell spray foam insulation in an attic. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shares a tip about connecting gutter downspouts. D
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Outdoor Living - Hardscape Makeover Part 1"  NULL
8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Seashells"  Create mouthwatering dishes from the sea. Katie ventures into new waters with roasted shellfish, a tangy swordfish dish and an easy-to-make watermelon salad. Projects: seashell art and sand pots. D
9:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Stitchy Home D�cor"  We're getting cozy with some lovely cushions for your home. These easy to stitch pillows will be a welcome addition to any home. Our guest interview is with designer Erica Knight.G
9:30 pm 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Crater Lake, Part 1"  The stunning volcano-top lake of the Cascade Mountains. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Weeknight Workhorses"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus takes a trip to a local fire department to test fire extinguishers. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to perfect Sauteed Pork Cutlets. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Hugh Jackman"  Forget those premium Broadway ticket prices! We've got Hugh Jackman, Broadway's biggest star. We spend a half-hour with the versatile and popular entertainer. Jackman talks about his love for Broadway, his sellout show, Hugh Jackman -- Back on Broadway and its meaning for him now and in the future. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "How Free Is God?"  God is supposed to be all-powerful, all-knowing and all good. In addition, God is supposed to be "perfectly free"? What does it mean for God to be perfectly free?. D
3:30 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Epicurus On Happiness"  Epicurus, an ancient Greek philosopher who lived from 341-270 BC, believed that "friends," "freedom," and "thought" are the path to happiness. What kind of happiness was Epicurus seeking - and is this still relevant today?. D
4:00 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Seneca On Anger"  What practical guide can we adopt from the principles developed by Roman philosopher Lucious Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD) to accommodate the stresses and dangers of his era?. D
4:30 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Montaigne On Self-Esteem"  French thinker Michel de Montaigne lived in 16th Century France, long before modern psychology developed and the expression "self-esteem" was coined. In what ways was this contemporary psychological concept central to his worldview?. D
5:00 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Schopenhauer On Love"  19th Century Arthur Schopenhauer believed that love is the most important human striving because of its powerful impulse toward "the will to life." What light does Alain de Botton shed on the irony of an unhappy philosopher probing the subject of love?. D
5:30 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Nietzsche On Hardship"  Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) advocated suffering and the overcoming of hardship as good aspects of life. Why and how did Nietzsche advocate difficulty as necessary for worthwhile life achievements?. D
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "Storm of Emotions"  STORM OF EMOTIONS chronicles the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip and efforts to achieve democracy amidst great social and political turmoil. Told from the perspective of the Israeli police force, this film explores how these individuals try to balance their emotions, beliefs and conscience while attempting to maintain civil order. D
7:30 am 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Trip to the Moon"  One early traveler called it the strangest 75 square miles in North America. Characterized by one of the only continental hot spots in the world, Craters of the Moon encompasses three quarters of a million acres of lava flows, sagebrush, rolling hills... and a few surprises. Part of it is managed by the National Park Service, as a national monument. And it may be as close as any of us will ever come to a trip to the moon.G
8:30 am 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
9:00 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Socrates On Self-Confidence"  What did Socrates (470-399 BC) mean by "searching for the truth," "self-knowledge," and his dialectic method, and how does Alain de Botton extrapolate these concepts into our lives in the 21st Century?. D
9:30 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Epicurus On Happiness"  Epicurus, an ancient Greek philosopher who lived from 341-270 BC, believed that "friends," "freedom," and "thought" are the path to happiness. What kind of happiness was Epicurus seeking - and is this still relevant today?. D
10:00 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Seneca On Anger"  What practical guide can we adopt from the principles developed by Roman philosopher Lucious Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD) to accommodate the stresses and dangers of his era?. D
10:30 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Montaigne On Self-Esteem"  French thinker Michel de Montaigne lived in 16th Century France, long before modern psychology developed and the expression "self-esteem" was coined. In what ways was this contemporary psychological concept central to his worldview?. D
11:00 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Schopenhauer On Love"  19th Century Arthur Schopenhauer believed that love is the most important human striving because of its powerful impulse toward "the will to life." What light does Alain de Botton shed on the irony of an unhappy philosopher probing the subject of love?. D
11:30 am 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Nietzsche On Hardship"  Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) advocated suffering and the overcoming of hardship as good aspects of life. Why and how did Nietzsche advocate difficulty as necessary for worthwhile life achievements?. D
12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Storm of Emotions"  STORM OF EMOTIONS chronicles the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip and efforts to achieve democracy amidst great social and political turmoil. Told from the perspective of the Israeli police force, this film explores how these individuals try to balance their emotions, beliefs and conscience while attempting to maintain civil order. D
1:30 pm 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G
2:00 pm 
This Emotional Life  "Rethinking Happiness"  Exploring what is happiness and why it is important, scientists explore positive emotions and research activities and qualities that foster them - meditation, compassion, forgiveness and altruism. Resilient individuals help scientists understand why some people are less scarred by trauma and disaster than others. The episode culminates in seeking to understand how the quality of relationships defines happiness. Part 3 of 3G
4:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Socrates On Self-Confidence"  What did Socrates (470-399 BC) mean by "searching for the truth," "self-knowledge," and his dialectic method, and how does Alain de Botton extrapolate these concepts into our lives in the 21st Century?. D
4:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Epicurus On Happiness"  Epicurus, an ancient Greek philosopher who lived from 341-270 BC, believed that "friends," "freedom," and "thought" are the path to happiness. What kind of happiness was Epicurus seeking - and is this still relevant today?. D
5:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Seneca On Anger"  What practical guide can we adopt from the principles developed by Roman philosopher Lucious Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD) to accommodate the stresses and dangers of his era?. D
5:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Montaigne On Self-Esteem"  French thinker Michel de Montaigne lived in 16th Century France, long before modern psychology developed and the expression "self-esteem" was coined. In what ways was this contemporary psychological concept central to his worldview?. D
6:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Schopenhauer On Love"  19th Century Arthur Schopenhauer believed that love is the most important human striving because of its powerful impulse toward "the will to life." What light does Alain de Botton shed on the irony of an unhappy philosopher probing the subject of love?. D
6:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Nietzsche On Hardship"  Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) advocated suffering and the overcoming of hardship as good aspects of life. Why and how did Nietzsche advocate difficulty as necessary for worthwhile life achievements?. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Storm of Emotions"  STORM OF EMOTIONS chronicles the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip and efforts to achieve democracy amidst great social and political turmoil. Told from the perspective of the Israeli police force, this film explores how these individuals try to balance their emotions, beliefs and conscience while attempting to maintain civil order. D
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Calvin Trillin"  Calvin Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America." His wry commentary on the American scene and his books chronicling his adventures as a "happy eater" have earned him renown as a classic American humorist. Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with Trillin about his work, including his most recent book, Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Trillin came to Idaho to speak to the Idaho Humanities Council.G
9:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Socrates On Self-Confidence"  What did Socrates (470-399 BC) mean by "searching for the truth," "self-knowledge," and his dialectic method, and how does Alain de Botton extrapolate these concepts into our lives in the 21st Century?. D
9:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Epicurus On Happiness"  Epicurus, an ancient Greek philosopher who lived from 341-270 BC, believed that "friends," "freedom," and "thought" are the path to happiness. What kind of happiness was Epicurus seeking - and is this still relevant today?. D
10:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Seneca On Anger"  What practical guide can we adopt from the principles developed by Roman philosopher Lucious Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD) to accommodate the stresses and dangers of his era?. D
10:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Montaigne On Self-Esteem"  French thinker Michel de Montaigne lived in 16th Century France, long before modern psychology developed and the expression "self-esteem" was coined. In what ways was this contemporary psychological concept central to his worldview?. D
11:00 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Schopenhauer On Love"  19th Century Arthur Schopenhauer believed that love is the most important human striving because of its powerful impulse toward "the will to life." What light does Alain de Botton shed on the irony of an unhappy philosopher probing the subject of love?. D
11:30 pm 
Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness  "Nietzsche On Hardship"  Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) advocated suffering and the overcoming of hardship as good aspects of life. Why and how did Nietzsche advocate difficulty as necessary for worthwhile life achievements?. D
4:00 am 
Curious George  "George Meets The Press/Snow Use"  George turns on a giant cider press at Renkins' Farm when he tries to get an apple from a squirrel.G
4:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice"  Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them! Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!. D
5:00 am 
Super Why!  "Thumbelina"  Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
5:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Hootin' Hadrosaurs!/Hatching Party"  Hootin' Hadrosaurs! - Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don meet Perry Parasaurolophus, a dinosaur with a crest on his head who teaches them a new way to hoot some hip music. Hatching Party - Buddy, Tiny and Mrs. Pteranodon attend an egg hatching party and meet their friend Cory Corythosaurus's new brothers and sisters. D
6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Bug Club"  It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course"  Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her.G
7:00 am 
Arthur  "I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind"  I Wanna Hold Your Hand - During a shopping trip to the mall, Binky gets caught doing the uncoolest of all the uncool things in the world -holding his mom's hand! But wait-did George really see that or is that Binky's worst fear? Because now won't everyone think that big bad Binky Barnes is a big baby? Whistling in the Wind - Everyone knows the Tibbles are exactly the same. They look the same, they act the same, they even have the same number of hairs on their heads. So if they are supposed to be exactly the same, why can Tommy whistle while Timmy can't? Does this mean one twin is better than the other or just different?. D
7:30 am 
WordGirl  "Bampy Battles Bots/Truth, Revision, and the Lexicon Way"  Bampy Battles Bots - The Botsfords couldn't be more excited to have Bampy, Becky and TJ's grandfather, visit! Becky is thrilled to see him until he tells her that he used to fight robots better than WordGirl. When Tobey invents the ultimate invincible robot, will Bampy be able to help WordGirl save the day? Truth, Revision, and the Lexicon Way - Mr. Big tries a new form of mind control by taking over the school's newspaper, the "Daily Rag". With his misleading articles and city-wide contests, Mr. Big threatens to reveal WordGirl's secret identity. D
8:00 am 
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
8:30 am 
The Electric Company  "A Fistful of Confetti"  It's Neighborhood Record Day, and everyone in town is trying to break silly records. Francine and Jessica are both trying to break the same record - filming the most broken records on record day. When Francine tries to get in Jessica's way by giving her fake tips, The Electric Company works together to lead Jessica to victory. D
9:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Starlight Night"  It's Starlight Night, the annual holiday when all the stars in Cyberspace are refreshed for the new year. But Hacker concocts a scheme to darken the stars forever. He sends Buzz and Delete to stop all production of new star circuits and take inventor Archimedes to the Northern Frontier. D
9:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Falling Leaves"  It is a windy autumn day on Sesame Street, and Chris, Elmo, and Rosita hear Stinky calling from underneath a pile of leaves. They dig him out but he says that it will just happen again since he gets covered with leaves every single day. Rosita suggests that they try to figure out which tree the leaves are coming from by taking a leaf that fell on Stinky and comparing it to leaves on some of the surrounding trees to find a match. D
10:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Circus Stars/Limelight Fright"  Circus Stars - When Clifford's hero Gordo the elephant, star of the circus, comes down with a cold, Clifford volunteers to step in and help out. Starstruck Clifford learns that "stars" are just regular people and, like everyone else, they sometimes need a helping hand. ~~Limelight Fright - When Emily and Charley recruit the crew to help them with a show, scene-stealing Cleo is surprised to discover she has stage fright! But she learns that the support of friends can help work through a problem. D
11:00 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's First Sleepover/Arthur's New Year's Eve"  This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's First Sleepover," the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. D
11:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the Doghouse/Martha Models"  Martha in the Doghouse - Martha just wants a nice quiet place to take a nap. Martha Models - Carolina is over the moon when she finds out that Mindy Munchhausen, host of "Operation Catwalk," will be judging Wagstaff City's dog costume parade.G
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "Buoy Wonder/Roller Monkey"  He finds what building materials will make a boat float and learns about momentum while skating.G
12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "I Love The Nightlife/Oh Give Me A Home!"  I Love the Nightlife - Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his most favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals who stay up all night! Oh Give Me a Home! - Nick has a super duper special shell and Sally wants one too! The Cat in the Hat takes them to a beachside adventure where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. An under the sea fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery"  There's a mystery in Storybrook Village - the case of the broken guitar strings! Jack thinks Whyatt is the culprit, but he knows he's innocent! The Super Readers fly into the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and meet up with Goldilocks, who is just as determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house! What will it take for Goldilocks, and Whyatt, to convince everyone they're telling the truth? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for convincing someone, explore the practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Falling Leaves"  It is a windy autumn day on Sesame Street, and Chris, Elmo, and Rosita hear Stinky calling from underneath a pile of leaves. They dig him out but he says that it will just happen again since he gets covered with leaves every single day. Rosita suggests that they try to figure out which tree the leaves are coming from by taking a leaf that fell on Stinky and comparing it to leaves on some of the surrounding trees to find a match. D
3:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Bug Club"  It's a special day at school, it's Bug Club Day! Sid and his friends use their magnifying glasses and discover ants, rolie polies, and caterpillars around the playground. D
3:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Kite Flight/Hide and Seek"  Kite Flight - When Frog sails away on a big kite he built, it's up to Duck and Shark to save him. Luckily for the WordFriends, Kangaroo comes along just in time to help. Will her knowledge about the letter K rescue Frog and get them all home safely? Hide and Seek - The WordFriends play a game of Hide and Seek where they have to hide behind WordThings that end in "ake. D
4:00 pm 
Caillou  "All Kinds of Weather"  Rain, sleet, sun, and snow: Caillou is amazed by all the ways that weather changes. He's nearly in a state during a thunderstorm until Dad explains what thunder is (and how to tell it's going away). Caillou also makes the best of a rainy day by splashing in puddles. D
4:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Lights, Camera, Action, A Movie Adventure"  Grace's food drive isn't going too well. Melanie decides to help her friend out by putting on a movie premier for a canned food admission price. When Baby Bop, BJ, and Riff try to help Melanie, they come up with different ideas that lead up to a cacophony of topsy-turvy events. D
5:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "I Love The Nightlife/Oh Give Me A Home!"  I Love the Nightlife - Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his most favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals who stay up all night! Oh Give Me a Home! - Nick has a super duper special shell and Sally wants one too! The Cat in the Hat takes them to a beachside adventure where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. An under the sea fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!. D
5:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Water Creatures"  When two African penguins stop by Animal Junction, Zoboo, Chris and Martin talk about water creatures. Even though penguins are birds, they swim instead of flying.G
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Buoy Wonder/Roller Monkey"  He finds what building materials will make a boat float and learns about momentum while skating.G
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the Doghouse/Martha Models"  Martha in the Doghouse - Martha just wants a nice quiet place to take a nap. Martha Models - Carolina is over the moon when she finds out that Mindy Munchhausen, host of "Operation Catwalk," will be judging Wagstaff City's dog costume parade.G
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Prankster Holiday"  Other than Marcus, The Electric Company has left town for the 4th of July. Manny and Danny could not be happier - with everyone gone, they can pull the ultimate prank. They plan to launch a giant wordball balloon that reads, "The Electric Company doesn't like you. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold"  CHUCK WITH A SIDEKICK OF BRENT - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule. D
8:00 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
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Starlight Night"  It's Starlight Night, the annual holiday when all the stars in Cyberspace are refreshed for the new year. But Hacker concocts a scheme to darken the stars forever. He sends Buzz and Delete to stop all production of new star circuits and take inventor Archimedes to the Northern Frontier. D
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "That Sculpture Isn't Yours, It's Mime"  Ruff learns that he's horrible at charades. To help him figure out how to act without making a sound, he sends Emmie and Marc to meet some mimes. Then he sends Jay and Rubye to learn how to make sculptures that move called kinetic sculptures. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Circus Stars/Limelight Fright"  Circus Stars - When Clifford's hero Gordo the elephant, star of the circus, comes down with a cold, Clifford volunteers to step in and help out. Starstruck Clifford learns that "stars" are just regular people and, like everyone else, they sometimes need a helping hand. ~~Limelight Fright - When Emily and Charley recruit the crew to help them with a show, scene-stealing Cleo is surprised to discover she has stage fright! But she learns that the support of friends can help work through a problem. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur's First Sleepover/Arthur's New Year's Eve"  This animated series is based on Marc Brown's best-selling books about Arthur Read, an eight-year-old aardvark, his sister D.W., and their family and friends. In "Arthur's First Sleepover," the boys feel a bit uneasy being outside in the dark, due to the recent reports of UFO sightings. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the Doghouse/Martha Models"  Martha in the Doghouse - Martha just wants a nice quiet place to take a nap. Martha Models - Carolina is over the moon when she finds out that Mindy Munchhausen, host of "Operation Catwalk," will be judging Wagstaff City's dog costume parade.G
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Buoy Wonder/Roller Monkey"  He finds what building materials will make a boat float and learns about momentum while skating.G
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "I Love The Nightlife/Oh Give Me A Home!"  I Love the Nightlife - Nick wants to stay awake all night. Good thing the Cat needs help finding his most favorite hat that he lost in the forest of Wagamaroo! The Cat takes Nick and Sally on a nocturnal adventure, along the way meeting a variety of animals who stay up all night! Oh Give Me a Home! - Nick has a super duper special shell and Sally wants one too! The Cat in the Hat takes them to a beachside adventure where they meet Tucker, a hermit crab who is also looking for a new shell because he's grown too big for his. An under the sea fashion show gives both Tucker and Sally super duper special shells!. D

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