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April 12, 2013
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3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference: Thomas Keneally"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the Oscar-winning movie, Schindler's List. The Australian writer, who is of Irish ancestry, has recently published The Tyrant's Novel, an account of the Irish diaspora.G

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Trashgiving Day Parade"  It's Trashgiving Day on Sesame Street, the grouchiest holiday of the year. Oscar is in charge of running the parade this year and it needs to be grouchy enough to please his boss Mr. Disgracey. The parade begins with the marching band, but the music they are playing sounds too good. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Trip To The Enchanted Garden/A Trip To The Crayon Factory"  A Trip to the Enchanted Garden - The Tiger family is making strawberry pancakes for breakfast this morning, but when Mom looks more closely in the kitchen, she realizes there are no more strawberries left. They all head to the Enchanted Garden, where Mom Tiger shows Daniel the strawberry patch. Daniel is very curious, and learns that if he looks closely, he may be able to answer his own questions about how strawberries grow and learn something new. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Clash: Encounters of Bears and Wolves"  Two great predators encounter each other in Yellowstone National Park. In each encounter, the opposition must be measured, strengths must be tested and risks weighed; each time, one or the other have the tactical advantage. Their encounters illustrate how all animals in the park must assess, decide and act - to fight or flee.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Actually two cities - busy Pest and noble Buda - straddle the Danube. Rick finds capitalism has taken hold with gusto as he explores thriving shopping boulevards. He finds Gypsy orchestras featuring smoking violins, venerable mineral baths, and 19th-century coffeehouses enjoying a renaissance.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Italy's Veneto & Dolomites"  Graced with charming cities, countryside villas and precious art, this corner of Northern Italy also features a playground of Alpine peaks and meadows. After a spectacular night at the opera in fair Verona's Roman arena, we set out in search of Giotto's colorful frescoes in Padua and architect Palladio's palatial villas in Vicenza and the surrounding countryside. Then we head for the hills and the dramatic peaks and meadows of the Dolomite mountains. D

8:00 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Brazil: The Diamond Range"  Far inland from the tropical beaches of Brazil's Bahia state lies an ancient escarpment that juts up into Bahia's vast interior. Host David Yetman takes us on a tour of the Chapada Diamantina, once a rich source of diamonds, now an increasingly popular recreational region. The sheer cliffs and steep mountainsides intercept moisture from the distant Atlantic. D

8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Sini Kufta"  Today we're traveling around the world to show a Middle Eastern or Armenian favorite.Sini Kufta. Kufta are yummy and creative little meatballs, and very easy to assemble, when you make them in a tray or casserole like we're doing today, they're called Sini Kufta. D

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Just Because It's Organic (St. Paul, Mn)"  Just because it's organic doesn't automatically make it a better option. Author and University of MN Assoc. Professor, Dr. Jeff Gillman helps us become more discerning gardeners as we explore specific examples in a fun and enlightening way. D

9:30 am 
This American Land  "Arctic White Geese, Veterans in the Great Outdoors, Tracking a Coral Killer"  Snow geese and Ross' geese make a 3,000-mile migration each year, spending a month or so in eastern Oregon, feasting on grasses and bugs. OREGON FIELD GUIDE cameras have captured the beauty of thousands of these birds on their stopover to the Arctic.G

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D

10:30 am 
Aviators   Buying a used aircraft: Anthony shows that buying The Aviators' new 210 can be just as simple as buying a used car. And accessorizing it can be just as fun. Heli-tourism: We'll show you how helicopters can give you a unique look at one of the great wonders of the world. D

11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   New North Carolina Ramblers; Buck & Company; Gold Heart. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs"  Jill keeps knocking down Pig's tower and he wants her to stop! The Super Readers fly into the Three Little Pigs story and come face to face with the Big Bad Wolf himself. After all, he knows a thing or two about knocking things down. When all the huffing and puffing dies down, Pig learns an important lesson about friendship.G

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Neck and Neck"  As Chris and Martin search for the answer to why giraffes have long necks, a mischievous giraffe begins secretly taking Creature Power Suit parts and supplies from the Tortuga. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Moorish Idols"  Paint the vibrant Moorish Idols of the sea moving through the weightless ocean.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play an original composition entitled "Seasons Of Love," the signature intro to "Satin Doll" and how to cover your mistakes when playing. Featured artists include David Tolley, Jack Widner, Bobby Floyd and Bradley Sowash. D

4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G

5:00 pm 
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6:00 pm 
Nature  "Clash: Encounters of Bears and Wolves"  Two great predators encounter each other in Yellowstone National Park. In each encounter, the opposition must be measured, strengths must be tested and risks weighed; each time, one or the other have the tactical advantage. Their encounters illustrate how all animals in the park must assess, decide and act - to fight or flee.G

7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G

8:00 pm 
Lost Bird Project   THE LOST BIRD PROJECT charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. D

9:00 pm 
Alaska, The World, and Wally Hickel   Throughout his career, Wally Hickel confounded friend and foe alike because he defied the easy stereotypes of "environmentalist" and "businessman." He was convinced he'd discovered a novel philosophy - inspired by the history of Alaska, and centered around the concept of "the commons" - that could show us how to balance development with preservation, satisfy our need for energy, and, he believed, even overcome poverty itself. Fired from his Secretary of Interior post by President Nixon for his public opposition to the Vietnam War - his letter to the President was front page news in 1970 - he returned to his beloved Alaska. D

10:00 pm 
Nature  "Clash: Encounters of Bears and Wolves"  Two great predators encounter each other in Yellowstone National Park. In each encounter, the opposition must be measured, strengths must be tested and risks weighed; each time, one or the other have the tactical advantage. Their encounters illustrate how all animals in the park must assess, decide and act - to fight or flee.G

11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G

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