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Wednesday
February 20, 2013
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
11:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Thousand and One Nights"  Shahrazad must hold the interest of her despotic husband the sultan with nightly tales, lest she lose her life in the morning. This wellspring of storytelling, circulating from medieval Persia to Egypt to Iraq, like its wily raconteur lives on in many modern adaptations. Art, performance, and film images are employed to show the collection's broad span of influence. D

11:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Epic of Gilgamesh"  The first known human story is that of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. Images of artifacts from ancient Iraq mix with beautiful illustrations, dance, and costume to tell of the relations between gods and mortals, the search for friendship, love, and immortality. Featured cast members include Assyriologist Ben Foster, comic book illustrator Jim Starlin, and poet and playwright Yusef Komunyakaa. D

12:00 am 
French In Action  "Encounters I"  On a beautiful spring morning, Robert sets off to explore the Latin quarter. It's his first day in Paris. Mireille, relaxing in the Luxembourg Garden, has an unwelcome encounter.G

12:30 am 
French In Action  "Encounters II"  Robert follows some student strikers into the courtyard of Sorbonne. Mireille, on her way to school, ends up by pure chance in the same place.G

1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "Revolution and the Romantics"  Art, literature, and political theory all agree: people will never lead decent lives until they have freed themselves from the tyranny of other nations or ruling classes.G

1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Age of the Nation-States"  Throughout Europe, nations struggle against foreign oppression or to expand their own power at the expense of others.G

2:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Fifties"  World War II is fought to its bitter end in the Pacific and the world lives with the legacy of its final moment: the atomic bomb. Professor Miller continues the story as veterans return from the war and create new lives for themselves in the '50s. The GI Bill, Levittown, civil rights, the Cold War, and rock 'n' roll are discussed. D

2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Sixties"  Professor Scharff weaves the story of the Civil Rights movement with stories of the Vietnam War and Watergate to create a portrait of a decade. Lyndon Johnson emerges as a pivotal character, along with Stokely Carmichael, Fanny Lou Hamer, and other luminaries of the era. D

3:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Bakery"  Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery. D

3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Building and Growing A Business"  From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kids as they learn the necessary steps for organizing, staffing, training, and building a new business. You will see how effective communication increases morale and makes the business grow. As always, you'll meet some individuals who have successfully built their businesses. D

4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  Charlottesville, VA. Thomas Jefferson has made his mark in history for many things. But to gardeners, he holds a special place of honor. D

4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Happy Turkey Day"  The Wild Kratts are on a mission to defend the honor of the wild turkey and to stop Gourmand, who is hunting for the largest, fattest turkey in the forest. D

5:00 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sunday Comfort Meals"  Why rush? Sunday meals are all about comfort, familiar dishes made with love and eaten with family and friends. On top of the list is Roast Chicken Stuffed with Zucchini and Cheese to keep it moist and flavorful. Deviled Bones sounds gothic, but it's meaty, tender short ribs coated with a kick of mustard for heat. D

5:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Mushrooms II"  Brodie and expert/author Lee Yamada lead viewers through the intricacies of the selection and cooking of mushrooms for sauces, entrees and side dishes. D

6:00 am 
Grand View  "Point Reyes National Seashore"  NULL

6:30 am 
New Fly Fisher  "McCauley's Smallmouth Bass"  NULL

7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Insulating Ductwork/Maintaining Clothes Washers And Dryers"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey visits Cortland, Illinois, to learn how corn is harvested and then to help a homeowner insulate his ductwork. Then, Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Kevin learns how to maintain clothes washers and dryers. D

7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Laminated Bowl"  NULL

8:00 am 
Garden SMART   Landscape Makeover - Part 3. From retaining walls to plants, from landscape design to gardening tips, all are addressed as our gardening experts show us how to overcome some significant landscape challenges and we complete our landscape makeover project. Join us as we GardenSMART. D

8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kids and Fruit"  Get the kids busy and interested in fun and healthy fruit dip sticks, lemon sorbet wedges and orange cake, and with projects like an orange bird feeder and fruit creatures. D

9:00 am 
It's Sew Easy  "Sewing for Family and Friends"  NULL

9:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Craggaunowen"  NULL

10:00 am 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Pumpkin Patch Dinner"  The Pences visit a pumpkin patch to harvest their favorites for pumpkin curry soup and pumpkin cookies served with hot apple pie drinks.G

10:30 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Arnaud Lallement, Reims, France"  Reims is the capital of Champagne, and it's also where the culinary adventure begins in chef Arnaud Lallement's Two-Star Michelin restaurant, L'Assiette Champenoise. Lallement demonstrates how to grill langoustines, braise lamb and make an explosive dessert, a Raspberry Vacheron. Sweets await in one of the world's oldest cookie-making factories. D

11:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Thousand and One Nights"  Shahrazad must hold the interest of her despotic husband the sultan with nightly tales, lest she lose her life in the morning. This wellspring of storytelling, circulating from medieval Persia to Egypt to Iraq, like its wily raconteur lives on in many modern adaptations. Art, performance, and film images are employed to show the collection's broad span of influence. D

11:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Epic of Gilgamesh"  The first known human story is that of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. Images of artifacts from ancient Iraq mix with beautiful illustrations, dance, and costume to tell of the relations between gods and mortals, the search for friendship, love, and immortality. Featured cast members include Assyriologist Ben Foster, comic book illustrator Jim Starlin, and poet and playwright Yusef Komunyakaa. D

12:00 pm 
French In Action  "Encounters I"  On a beautiful spring morning, Robert sets off to explore the Latin quarter. It's his first day in Paris. Mireille, relaxing in the Luxembourg Garden, has an unwelcome encounter.G

12:30 pm 
French In Action  "Encounters II"  Robert follows some student strikers into the courtyard of Sorbonne. Mireille, on her way to school, ends up by pure chance in the same place.G

1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "Revolution and the Romantics"  Art, literature, and political theory all agree: people will never lead decent lives until they have freed themselves from the tyranny of other nations or ruling classes.G

1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Age of the Nation-States"  Throughout Europe, nations struggle against foreign oppression or to expand their own power at the expense of others.G

2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Fifties"  World War II is fought to its bitter end in the Pacific and the world lives with the legacy of its final moment: the atomic bomb. Professor Miller continues the story as veterans return from the war and create new lives for themselves in the '50s. The GI Bill, Levittown, civil rights, the Cold War, and rock 'n' roll are discussed. D

2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Sixties"  Professor Scharff weaves the story of the Civil Rights movement with stories of the Vietnam War and Watergate to create a portrait of a decade. Lyndon Johnson emerges as a pivotal character, along with Stokely Carmichael, Fanny Lou Hamer, and other luminaries of the era. D

3:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Bakery"  Join Joel as he visits Zingerman's Bakery in Michigan to learn how different types of bread are made. Watch as he helps create black cherry, chocolate bread and brownies at this world famous bakery. D

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Building and Growing A Business"  From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kids as they learn the necessary steps for organizing, staffing, training, and building a new business. You will see how effective communication increases morale and makes the business grow. As always, you'll meet some individuals who have successfully built their businesses. D

4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Model Behavior"  To protect themselves from Hacker's constant attempts to capture cybersite Happily-Ever-After, the King and his fairy-tale subjects construct a glass Skywall to keep Hacker out of the kingdom. But Hacker unfolds a brilliant scheme to crack open the Skywall - using the Wicked Witch's Voice! Can the kids use models to outwit Hacker before Wicked sings?!! The Big Idea: Make a model - a simplified version of something complicated - and you can easily and safely understand how it works. Math Topic: Using Models NCTM Links: Geometry. D

5:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italian-American and Truly Italian"  NULL

5:30 pm 
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

6:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexican-Style Kids' Party"  Fun, kid-friendly and (mostly!) finger food that you'd find at a children's party in Mexico, adapted for American parties at home. A special guest shows up to make dessert! Crazy Corn; Chicken Flautas; Chocolate and Cajeta Cupcakes. D

6:30 pm 
Christina  "Wake Up and Smell The Toast"  It's time, people. Enough excuses; enough procrastinating. It's time to take control of your health by controlling what you put in your mouth. D

7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Insulating Ductwork/Maintaining Clothes Washers And Dryers"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey visits Cortland, Illinois, to learn how corn is harvested and then to help a homeowner insulate his ductwork. Then, Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Kevin learns how to maintain clothes washers and dryers. D

7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G

8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Spain"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides at Cortijo El Esparragal, an estate and working farm outside of Seville that dates back to the Bronze Age. On prize-winning Andalusians, Darley learns the purpose and history of the Spanish Vaquera style of riding. Next, she enjoys a sunset ride outside of Segovia and visits the castles and Roman aqueducts in this central region. D

8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italian-American and Truly Italian"  NULL

9:00 pm 
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 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "From Lobster to Chocolate Clams: A Delicious Feast in Magdalena Bay"  Rick and local guide Luis Garduno of REDTours venture out on a skiff to learn about sustainable fishing on Magdalena Bay. They catch up with local lobster fishermen and learn about sizing lobsters. Then they watch as clam divers haul up the local chocolate clams from the bottom of the bay. D

10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Pumpkin Patch Dinner"  The Pences visit a pumpkin patch to harvest their favorites for pumpkin curry soup and pumpkin cookies served with hot apple pie drinks.G

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G

11:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "El Comienzo (The Beginning)"  This episode introduces numbers, how to ask directions, and basic phrases and questions one might use when getting to know someone.G

11:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Perdido (Lost)"  This episode introduces school subjects, how the grading system works in Spanish secondary schools, and basic conversation about school, food, and traveling around Sevilla.G

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Wednesday
February 20, 2013
Full Day
View Primetime
View Current
NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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