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January 21, 2014
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1:00 am 
Legacy: Austria's Influence On American Skiing  "Hannes Schneider & His Disciples (1940)"  With the onset of World War II, Austrian ski instructors and racers were viewed with both suspicion and interest. Suspicion they might be Nazi collaborators, interest in recruiting them to teach ski and rock climbing skills to U.S. troops. D

2:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Boise, Hour Three"  The final episode of Roadshow's visit to Idaho last summer has host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Colleene Fesko at the Boise Art Museum to learn about the works of enigmatic Idaho artist James Castle. Highlights include an 1822 letter from Thomas Jefferson that documents his reading suggestions for furthering one's education, and a rare Babe Ruth Candy Club membership card, circa 1926, that details tips from the Babe himself. Part 3 of 3G

3:00 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

3:30 am 
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4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Bears Try to Hibernate"  There is a porridge shortage on Sesame Street! Telly runs to tell Baby Bear, but when he finds him, he is getting ready to hibernate until springtime when there is porridge again. What is Telly supposed to do for five months without a best friend? Telly and Baby bear set up a play date for the spring when Baby Bear wakes up. Telly says goodbye and the bears try to go to sleep, but they are not tired! First, they try counting, but that does not work. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets A Cold/Mom Tiger Is Sick"  Daniel Gets a Cold: It's Prince Wednesday's birthday party at school! Daniel really doesn't want to miss the party, but he is not feeling very well at all. He learns that when you're sick, rest is best. Mom Tiger is Sick: It's a busy day at Daniel's house and everyone is working on something. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "The Private Life of Deer"  They wander along our highways, reminders of the wilderness we have paved our way through. From coast to coast some 30 million white-tailed deer make their home in the United States.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips"  Rick takes in more of the artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages. Then he takes side trips to a couple of rival cities and cultural capitals in their own right - Pisa and Luca. He marvels at the tipsy tower, circles a city on its ramparts, and enjoys some Puccini in the composer's hometown. Part 2 of 2G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Hong Kong"  We get a Pacific Rim rush when we visit energetic, ever-changing Hong Kong. On a famous Star Ferry, Rudy savors one of the most majestic skylines on earth. Here, where ancient tradition cozies up to ultramodern, we take in monasteries, Chinese herbs and a city obsessed with shopping. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Medieval Drought in the Southwest"  Between roughly 900 and 1260 AD there was a massive drought that severely impacted the plants, animals and people of the Southwest. Now referred to as the Medieval Drought, the best records of this phenomenon can be found within the trees that lived through this difficult time period. Host David Yetman hikes with Tom Swetnam from the University of Arizona's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research through the White Mountains of California and Sequoia National Park to observe how scientists use tree rings to gather evidence of climate conditions from thousands of years ago. D

8:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Sundays with Nonna Rosa"  Anyone can make their own seasoned olives! They are a perfect snack or easy homemade gift. Lidia demystifies the process. Homemade pasta is another way to add authentic flavor to your dish. D

9:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Abbeys of Austria"  As boats sail west on the Danube River, from the Austrian city of Vienna, they stop at some of the most magnificent monasteries in Europe. The abbeys at Melk and Klosterneuburg are two of the most famous. Klosterneuburg has been home to a group of Augustinian clergy for over 900 years and contains the Verdun Altar, which is one of the world's most important medieval works of art. D

9:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Five Ingredient Favorites/Cinque Ingredienti Favoriti"  Five - count them - five ingredients. That's all Mary Ann uses to prove that great food can be simply prepared, starting with savory Chicken with Lemon and Herbs, and then Steak with Caper Sauce, and finally a Stuffed Portabello Mushroom Quiche. Simple, inexpensive, fast, good and delicious -- five things that are true about these five-ingredient meals. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Ultimate Grilled Turkey Burgers"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Juicy Grilled Turkey Burgers. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of cheddar cheese. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews Oil Misters. D

10:30 am 
Garden Smart   GardenSMART visits with an author whose book describes thousands of plant varieties. Whether planning a year round garden, focusing on a particular season or even soil preparation this author/gardener has ideas galore. A don't miss show. D

11:00 am 
Infinity Hall Live  "Fountains of Wayne"  If you love serious, brooding, sonically experimental musical artists, then Fountains of Wayne is not the group for you. Full of bright guitars, wry lyrics and catchy hooks, the foursome manages to create upbeat songs that both reference classic melodic British pop while staying wholly modern, American and slightly adolescent. Many music critics have dubbed the band's sound as power pop, but frontman and vocalist Chris Collingwood has other ideas. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Baby Bear's New Sitter"  Baby Bear is worried about having a new babysitter, but realizes that different things can be fun, too. Educational Objectives: Emotional Development. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train: Nature Trackers Adventure Camp   Get ready for some fun as Mr. Conductor and his nephew Gilbert lead Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don and all of their friends on explorations with the Nature Trackers Adventure Camp! Throughout their journeys, the group will find their courage as they race down rivers, have a snowball fight as they climb a tall mountain, ride a zipline over a dense rainforest canopy and even hike down a canyon to dig for fossils, all the while learning about nature and singing lots of wonderful songs that everyone can enjoy and sing along with! Learning about nature has never been this much fun!. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "No Night Today/Fun in the Sun"  No Night Today - Nick and Sally want to keep playing, but it's getting dark. Why does nighttime have to come? The Cat knows someone who can answer that question - Astronaut Audrey! With a trip to her International Space Station and a large model of the solar system, the kids learn that it's the earth's spinning near the sun that makes it night or day. Fun in the Sun - Phew it's hot! Too hot to play outside. D

2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Meat-Life Crisis/Mobot Knows Best"  Meat-Life Crisis - When the Butcher can't summon the meat to defeat WordGirl he decides to go live at home with his dad, Kid Potato. He convinces his son to join him at the ballpark to work a as food vendor. Will this be the end of the Butcher's villainous ways? Mobot Knows Best - It's parent-teacher conference day at Woodview Elementary School. D

3:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Simple Machines"  Simple machines include the lever, the inclined plane, the wedge, the pulley, the wheel and axle, and the screw. Combine these simple machines and you can create almost anything that makes work easier. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen is joined by John Gardner and Kathryn Devine. Woody Sobey of the Discovery Center of Boise will also do a special demonstration of simple machines.G

3:30 pm 
Chefs A' Field  "Sweet Nectar"  World's First Organic Fair-Trade Honey & Blue Agave Syrup from Mexico. Chef Richard Sandoval: Modern Mexican Restaurants - New York; Dubai; Las Vegas; Denver; Tysons Corner, VA; Washington, D.C.; Mexico City; Acapulco This episode accompanies Chef Richard Sandoval, world-famous for his modern Mexican cuisine, on a journey to the outer reaches of Mexico, from the dense jungles of Quintana Roo to the mountaintops of Jalisco to the Pacific cliffs outside Acapulco. D

4:00 pm 
Leonardo's Dream Machines   Experts use Leonardo da Vinci's drawings to attempt to build a giant crossbow and flying machine, 500 years after he committed the ideas to paper. The two teams use materials found in Leonardo's time and overcome inclinations to apply modern techniques. Part 1 and 2 of 2G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Zeppelin Terror Attack"  Early in World War I, Germany launched a terror campaign over Britain, bombing civilians from the sky from Zeppelins - enormous airships filled with hydrogen gas. NOVA reconstructs and detonates the unique artillery the British devised to finally take down these flying machines.G

7:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Skunk'd"  A guy named Skunk is looking for a bizarre bike and the Design Squad comes through with two newly created choppers (bikes).G

7:30 pm 

8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Don't Forget"  Alda investigates how people create memories and how, with age, memories become slippery, elusive and may vanish. Technology reveals Alda's brain at work as he memorizes names and faces. He discovers how ice water can boost memory and how easy it is to have a false memory implanted.G

9:00 pm 
Leonardo's Dream Machines   Experts use Leonardo da Vinci's drawings to attempt to build a giant crossbow and flying machine, 500 years after he committed the ideas to paper. The two teams use materials found in Leonardo's time and overcome inclinations to apply modern techniques. Part 1 and 2 of 2G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Zeppelin Terror Attack"  Early in World War I, Germany launched a terror campaign over Britain, bombing civilians from the sky from Zeppelins - enormous airships filled with hydrogen gas. NOVA reconstructs and detonates the unique artillery the British devised to finally take down these flying machines.G

11:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Skunk'd"  A guy named Skunk is looking for a bizarre bike and the Design Squad comes through with two newly created choppers (bikes).G

11:30 pm 

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