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April 23, 2017
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5:00 pm 
Dialogue  "The Making of "An American Conscience""  Marcia Franklin talks with Martin Doblmeier and Andrew Finstuen, the director and co-producer of "An American Conscience: Reinhold Niebuhr."G

5:30 pm 

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend  "Red State, Blue City"  Some of the fiercest political battles in the United States are taking place far from the power structure in Washington, D.C. From pocketbook issues like minimum wage to civil rights and paid sick leave, the growing tension between many Democratic-controlled cities and Republican-led state legislatures is now playing out through a political maneuver called preemption, when state lawmakers write laws preempting city regulations. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Chris Bury traveled to Missouri to explain this aspect of the nation's blue-city, red-state divide. D

6:30 pm 
This Wild Life  "The Great Lion Hunt"  It's the busiest week of the season at the safari camp and Saba is on a mission to find newborn lion cubs. Husband Frank races to rescue a lioness in need of help. A power crisis strikes camp and a member of the team is rushed to the hospital with suspected malaria. Can Saba and Frank keep their dream alive and the guests happy during their busiest week so far?G

7:02 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eyes of the Forest"  Mountaintop views, Idaho history and the value of human eyes searching the woods below bring the story of the state's forest lookouts into focus. IdahoPTV producer John Crancer traces Idaho's forest lookouts from 1902 to the present while visiting many of the remaining ones from North Idaho into the mountains of the central and southwest parts of the state. The show visits with people collecting, preserving and rebuilding the histories of Idaho lookouts. It also travels to the ends of roads and trails to meet people who are still spending their summers watching for fires in one of the 50 to 60 lookouts still used for fire detection.G

8:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "(S6 E4)"  An expectant mother buckles under the strains of pregnancy. As Tom provides pastoral care, he reveals why this case has touched him more than most. D

9:00 pm 
Home Fires Season 2 On Masterpiece  "(S2 E4)"  Teresa is asked on a date. Alison worries that her involvement with the Lyons could be dangerous. The Brindsleys make a disturbing discovery. Meanwhile, there's joyful news in the Campbell house, and Joyce unexpectedly joins forces with Erica.G

10:00 pm 
Wolf Hall On Masterpiece  "Episode Four"  Anne gives birth to a baby girl, failing to produce Henry's longed-for male heir. Cromwell demands the nobility and church swear an oath acknowledging Anne as lawful queen, but will Thomas More agree? Part 4 of 7G

11:04 pm 
Hinterland  "Penwyllt - Part 2"  A body is found deep in a flooded quarry near the remote village of Penwyllt. The investigation sets out to discover who he was and if his death was an accident.G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Holocaust Escape Tunnel"  In the heart of Lithuania, a Holocaust secret lies buried.? A team of archaeologists probes the ruins of a Nazi death camp to find the truth behind tales of a tunnel dug by desperate Jewish prisoners and their daring escape. D

6:00 pm 
The Great War: American Experience  "Part 2"  Follow America's entry into the war as patriotism sweeps the nation, stifling free speech and dissent. A diverse group of men becomes the country's first mass conscripted army, while women continue to demand the vote. D

8:00 pm 
Grand Coulee Dam: American Experience   Grand Coulee was more than a dam; it was a proclamation. In the wake of the Great Depression, America turned from private enterprise to public works - not simply to provide jobs, but to restore faith. The ultimate expression of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, Grand Coulee played a central role in transforming the Northwest; it was the largest hydroelectric power producing facility in the world when it was completed in March 1941.G

9:00 pm 
First Peoples  "Australia"  When Homo sapiens arrived in Australia, they were - for the first time - truly alone, surrounded by wildly different flora and fauna. How did they survive and populate a continent? There is a close cultural and genetic link between the First Australians and modern-day Aborigines -- the ancient and modern story intersect here as nowhere else in the world. The secret to this continuity is diversity. D

10:00 pm 
The Great War: American Experience  "Part 2"  Follow America's entry into the war as patriotism sweeps the nation, stifling free speech and dissent. A diverse group of men becomes the country's first mass conscripted army, while women continue to demand the vote. D

5:00 pm 
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly  "Switzerland Part I - Cheese, Glaciers and Chocolate...how Swiss!"  Colleen Kelly uncovers quintessential Switzerland, family style! Starting the adventure with a scooter tour in the town of Arosa, Colleen joins area families at a cheese factory to learn about one of Switzerland's most well-known culinary delights. Her exploration continues in the Aletsch Arena area, where she meets an expert to learn more about the largest glacier in the Alps and a Unesco World Heritage Site. To get a bird's eye view of the area, Colleen tests her bravery and leaps off a mountain on a paragliding adventure . D

5:30 pm 
America from the Ground Up  "Revolution 1775-1783"  From the siege of Quebec to exploring shipwrecks of Benedict Arnold's defeat on Lake Champlain to the forts of the Great Lakes: Monty digs into the archaeological sites that tell the real story of America's War for Independence. D

6:00 pm 
Martha Bakes  "West"  The Western States are paradise for home bakers and chefs alike. Join Martha as she shares four extraordinary regional favorites: Blum's coffee crunch cake, known for its honeycomb covering; gateau Basque, a Nevada specialty filled with pastry cream and brandy-soaked cherries, individual pineapple upside-down cakes, and date bars, made with California's favorite desert fruit. Recipes so delicious, you'll want to take a trip out West!. D

6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Roast Chicken and Potatoes Revisited"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate slow-roasted chicken parts with shallot-garlic pan sauce. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews carbon-steel chef's knives. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the perfect boiled potatoes with black olive tapenade. D

7:00 pm 
New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton  "Carnival"  Shrimp and andouille gumbo, Creole potato salad, King cake. D

7:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Examining the Yucatan's Abundant Natural Resources"  The salt marshes of Celestun and a seaside octopus farm are unlikely places for a chef to get inspired. But Chef Roberto Solis' approach to food has always been a little different - just see the menu of his revered restaurant Nectar in Merida, which continues to charm and dazzle. In Nectar's kitchen, Roberto shows Rick how to make three of his restaurant's favorite dishes: cebollas negras, poc chuc de pulpo and deeply satisfying crispy, seared pork belly with grilled pineapple and tomatillo. D

8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Build It, Cable Lighting"  Tom and Kevin are ready to bring the family together with a home message center in Build It. Scott brightens up a room by adding cable-powered fixtures. And Richard shares an emotional story about the need for carbon monoxide detectors. D

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life"  Rick explores the half-timbered charm of Rouen, reflects on Monet's lily ponds, peeks in on local artisans, and sees Honfleur's harbor with an easel. The adventure also includes composer Eric Satie's eccentric world, Normandy cuisine, a tour of the D-Day beaches and a visit to the abbey of Mont St. Michel.G

9:00 pm 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Wyoming Big Horn Sheep"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner and photographer Jared Lloyd brave sub-zero temperatures to photograph wildlife of the Wind River Basin, WY. D

9:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "West"  The Western States are paradise for home bakers and chefs alike. Join Martha as she shares four extraordinary regional favorites: Blum's coffee crunch cake, known for its honeycomb covering; gateau Basque, a Nevada specialty filled with pastry cream and brandy-soaked cherries, individual pineapple upside-down cakes, and date bars, made with California's favorite desert fruit. Recipes so delicious, you'll want to take a trip out West!. D

10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Roast Chicken and Potatoes Revisited"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate slow-roasted chicken parts with shallot-garlic pan sauce. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews carbon-steel chef's knives. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the perfect boiled potatoes with black olive tapenade. D

10:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "More Than One Way to Skin A Catfish"  An up-close-and-personal experience with farm-raised catfish offers Vivian an enlightened perspective on the industry. When a staff member's last day at the restaurant finally arrives, heavy emotions, and fond memories create a bonding moment for the entire crew. It's the holidays and Vivian is crowned Grand Marshall of the Pink Hill Christmas Parade. D

11:00 pm 
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off VI   In August 2013, a group of accomplished and up-and-coming chefs representing 16 states gathered in New Orleans to compete in the annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off. The contest gave the chefs one hour to showcase their culinary talents in a dish using domestic seafood native to their home states. Then, a discriminating panel of judges made up of executive chefs, food magazine editors and a representative from The James Beard Foundation sampled the results and crowned a winner. D

11:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "It's A Good Thing"  When Burt started traveling around the world, the hotels, restaurants, airlines, and just about every other business he encountered had been started by a man, today, half the businesses he deals with were put together by entrepreneurial women and as Martha Stewart would say, "That's a good thing". In this program Burt travels around looking at the tradition of women entrepreneurs. D

5:00 pm 
Saving Sea Turtles: Preventing Extinction   Late each autumn, hundreds of sea turtles strand on Cape Cod due to hypothermia. For more than 25 years, the New England Aquarium and the Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary have worked together to rescue, rehabilitate and release thousands of these sea turtles, mostly Kemp's Ridleys, the world's most endangered sea turtle. Over the last decade, the number of stranded turtles has steadily increased, but the late autumn of 2014 saw an unprecedented event as more than 1,200 cold-stunned sea turtles washed ashore. D

6:00 pm 
Idaho Reports   The Idaho Reports crew provides reporting and analysis of Idaho issues around the state and in Congress.G

6:30 pm 
Far Afield: A Conservation Love Story   FAR AFIELD: A CONSERVATION LOVE STORY is a documentary about conservation icon and author Bert Raynes. It's also a three-part love story involving Bert and his wife Meg, their love for Jackson Hole, Wyo., and their love for the environment. D

7:00 pm 
Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust   For Jews during the Holocaust, there wasn't much reprieve from the despair and horror surrounding them, but music-particularly that of violins, which hold an important role in Jewish culture-offered temporary solace and a glimmer of humanity. Violinists in concentration camps were sometimes treated better and even spared their lives because of their ability to play this important instrument. Narrated by Adrien Brody ("The Pianist" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel"), VIOLINS OF HOPE: STRINGS OF THE HOLOCAUST follows the journey of Israeli violinmaker Amnon Weinstein in his efforts to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust, and captures the lessons and highlights the music the instruments now bring to others. D

8:00 pm 
Making Light In Terezin   MAKING LIGHT IN TEREZIN tells the true story of how Jewish prisoners held in a concentration camp during World War II fought back against the Nazis - not with guns or bombs - but through song, dance and laughter. In 2005, Lisa Peschel, now a theater studies professor at the University of York, discovered a collection of cabaret scripts - "Laugh With Us"- originally written by four 20-year-old prisoners held in the Czech concentration camp of Terezin. Located outside of Prague, Terezin effectively served as a way station, housing Jews before the Nazis sent them to Auschwitz and other death camps. D

9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Camp Rainbow Gold"  At the annual five-day camp in the Boulder Mountains, children who have been diagnosed with cancer have a chance to leave their illness behind and just be kids. It is a place where the staff receives lessons on life from the youngsters who participate.G

9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "The Making of "An American Conscience""  Marcia Franklin talks with Martin Doblmeier and Andrew Finstuen, the director and co-producer of "An American Conscience: Reinhold Niebuhr."G

10:00 pm 
Nature  "Hotel Armadillo"  You won't find this hotel on the beaches of Rio. Deep in the heart of the Brazilian wetlands, the mysterious and secretive Giant armadillo digs a new burrow every other night. Once this termite-eater moves on, it leaves behind one of the hottest plots of real estate in the tropical Pantanal for 80 species of diverse and ever-changing animal clientele. D

11:00 pm 
Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust   For Jews during the Holocaust, there wasn't much reprieve from the despair and horror surrounding them, but music-particularly that of violins, which hold an important role in Jewish culture-offered temporary solace and a glimmer of humanity. Violinists in concentration camps were sometimes treated better and even spared their lives because of their ability to play this important instrument. Narrated by Adrien Brody ("The Pianist" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel"), VIOLINS OF HOPE: STRINGS OF THE HOLOCAUST follows the journey of Israeli violinmaker Amnon Weinstein in his efforts to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust, and captures the lessons and highlights the music the instruments now bring to others. D

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