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April 27, 2014
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5:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Dr. Abraham Verghese"  The author of My Own Country, an account of his work with AIDS patients in rural Tennessee, talks with Host Marcia Franklin. Verghese is also the author of Cutting for Stone a recent bestselling novel; he teaches at Stanford Medical School and speaks about health-care reform and doctor-patient issues.G

5:30 pm 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Colombia: Capital & Coffee"  Bogota serves as Colombia's capital and its social, cultural and economic center. To help decrease traffic congestion and air pollution, Bogotans created an extremely effective mass transit system called Cyclovia: each Sunday they cordon off their downtown and turn it over to bicyclists and pedestrians. While traveling to Zona Cafetera, the source of most Colombian coffee, David explores the history of the world's most popular beverage. D

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend   On Sunday, NewsHour Weekend ventures into the complicated histories of Russia and Ukraine to see how centuries-old tensions are playing out in today's politics and rhetoric. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. D

6:30 pm 
British Antiques Roadshow  "Swindon 2"  Fiona Bruce and the experts inspect more family treasures during this second visit to the Museum of Steam. Among the finds are three locomotive signs with significant values found among trash, a doll dating back to 1740, and a glass vase with a value that draws an odd reaction from the owner.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Eating Local"  Most of our food travels about 1,500 miles before it ever reaches our kitchen tables. But there are a growing number of food producers and consumers who prefer to eat locally grown food; they say it's healthier and tastier. Today, more than 50 farmers markets operate throughout the state, allowing farmers and consumers to meet and learn from each other. It's a trend that harkens back to a simpler time, when communities supported local farmers and people knew where their food came from. Outdoor Idaho explores the growing fascination with eating local.G

7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Boomers, Rufous Hummingbirds, Tiny Bugs"  NULL

8:00 pm 
Call The Midwife   The midwives discover that a young woman with Downs Syndrome is six months pregnant, leading to difficult confessions and decisions. Dr. Turner suggests that Shelagh take over the running of Nonnatus House to allow an exhausted Sister Julienne to recuperate. This includes overseeing the arrangements for Sister Evangelina's surprise jubilee celebration.G

9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Mr. Selfridge, Season 2 - Part 5"  Loxley's corrupt empire expands. LeClair lands in deep trouble. Victor and Agnus make plans, and Harry joins the war effort. Part 5 of 8G

10:00 pm 
The Bletchley Circle  "Uncustomed Goods, Part 1"  Millie's import/export sideline leads to her abduction by a crime ring involved in trading perfume, cigarettes and stockings - and in human trafficking. After her release, Millie is determined to help those sold into prostitution. Millie, Jean, Lucy and Alice decide to tip off Customs and Excise to intercept a contraband shipment and catch the traffickers. Part 1 of 2G

11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Into The Woods"  When blood-stained clothes belonging to Simon Belgrade, missing for five years, are uncovered in a London forest, the UCOS team members find themselves trying to solve the conundrum of what seems to have been the perfect vanishing act. Standing finally faces up to a childhood fear, while Griffin is a comfort to Pullman as she passes a milestone. McAndrew makes a big decision about his son.G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Inside Animal Minds: Who's The Smartest?"  Many scientists believe the secret of animal intelligence lies in relationships. Throughout the animal kingdom, some of the cleverest creatures - including humans - seem to be those who live in complex social groups, like dolphins, elephants and apes. Could the skills required to keep track of friend and foe make animals smarter? Part 3 of 3G

6:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Gainsborough"  The team faces a daunting challenge as they search for lost masterpieces in Britain's public art collections. More than 100,000 oil paintings have been photographed and posted online as part of the Your Paintings initiative - 17,000 of them listed as "artist unknown. " Philip and his colleague Bendor Grosvenor believe they've identified several missing works by artist Thomas Gainsborough. D

7:00 pm 
Marion's Triumph: Surviving History's Nightmare   In 1938 the Blumenthal family attempted to escape Nazi Germany but became trapped in Holland when their passenger ship was bombed. Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan now talks of her six years in various refugee, transit and prison camps. She travels to schools, organizations, synagogues and churches worldwide to share her message of love, respect and tolerance. The documentary is based on Lazan's book Four Perfect Pebbles.G

8:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Muscle Shoals/Waiting for a Train: The Toshio Hirano Story"  The small Alabama town of Muscle Shoals is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and defiant music. There, FAME Studios founder Rick Hall brought black and white together in a cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations. This documentary examines the story behind one of the most important and influential recording studios in the music industry.G

10:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Gainsborough"  The team faces a daunting challenge as they search for lost masterpieces in Britain's public art collections. More than 100,000 oil paintings have been photographed and posted online as part of the Your Paintings initiative - 17,000 of them listed as "artist unknown. " Philip and his colleague Bendor Grosvenor believe they've identified several missing works by artist Thomas Gainsborough. D

11:00 pm 
American Masters  "A Fierce Green Fire"  Experience the battle for a living planet in the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism. Narrated by Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende and Meryl Streep.G

5:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "USA"  The United States is located in North America with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The country has a rich heritage of crafting with many crafts originating with the first inhabitants, the Native Americans, others brought over by immigrants, and lastly traditions developed in the New World. The United States is a true melting pot of cultures. D

5:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "Family, Feelings & Fun"  Alex and Leah share signs for family members, feelings and objects found outside. D

6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pasta Two Ways"  Pasta with Lentils, Spaghetti Aglio e Olio and St. Joseph's Fig Cookies are on Lidia's menu. Lidia takes part in the New Orleans traditional St. D

6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Let's Start with Soup"  NULL

7:00 pm 

7:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Family Fiesta"  Everyone knows that Mexican food is great for a party. In this episode, Pati invites a few of her son's friends (and their parents) over to her house and makes some of her popular fiesta dishes - perfect for any party! In Mexico, she travels to the town of Quiroga, known as the Carnitas Capital of the World, where she'll show us one of her absolute favorite treats: The REAL Mexican Gazpacho! Recipe 1: Carnitas; Recipe 2: Salsa Verde with Avocad; Recipe 3: Morelia-Style Gazpacho Salad; Recipe 4: Grilled Pineapple Margarita. D

8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing Outdated Fluorescent Under Cabinet Lights/Working With Concrete"  Electrician Scott Caron replaces outdated fluorescent under-cabinet lights with new LED fixtures. Roger and Kevin demonstrate how to work with concrete. Richard teaches Tom about the energy-saving potential of temperature setbacks on thermostats. D

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.G

9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Tahiti & Bora Bora"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Pasta Two Ways"  Pasta with Lentils, Spaghetti Aglio e Olio and St. Joseph's Fig Cookies are on Lidia's menu. Lidia takes part in the New Orleans traditional St. D

10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Let's Start with Soup"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Bringing Oaxaca Home"  The once unknown state of Oaxaca, Mexico's fifth largest, is now on the knowing traveler's hit list. Its capital is one of Mexico's most enjoyable colonial cities. By day, people relax at plaza-front sidewalk cafes beneath shady arches and take in the slow-motion scene, reflecting the best of old Mexico. D

11:00 pm 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Secret Sea Cove, CA: Chef Ravi Kapur"  NULL

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.G

5:00 pm 
Local USA  "Harnessing The Sun"  The story of America's solar industry, and the promise of solar today and tomorrow: the rise and fall of the 1970s American solar energy program; a non-profit dedicated to providing low income families with solar panels; the Seattle company that built "the world's greenest office building"; and the creative couple in Idaho blazing new solar paths for America's highways. D

5:30 pm 
Local USA  "Death and Dying"  An uplifting meditation on death and dying with stories with stories of an embalmer in Toledo, Ohio; a New York City hospice volunteer; a dying Brooklyn woman; and an urban philosopher in Memphis, Tennessee. D

6:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2014   Co-hosts Melissa Davlin and Aaron Kunz and panelists examine the news of the week in Idaho.G

6:30 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Putting The Freeze On Global Warming"  Divestment - the selling off of stocks and other investments in the name of an urgent cause - played an enormously successful role in helping to bring down the white supremacist, apartheid regime of South Africa. Now, leaders of the movement fighting against the looming catastrophe of global warming - including students on more than 300 American college campuses nationwide -- are using the same tactic to persuade investors to take their money out of fossil fuel companies. Foundations, faith groups, pension funds, municipalities and universities are being urged to take the lead; to sell their shares in the polluting industries burning up the earth and reinvest in companies committed to climate change solutions. D

7:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Na Loea: The Masters"  Na Loea: The Masters beautifully depicts the lives of those who are considered masters in Hawaiian culture. This episode includes two stories: Ancestral Ink features Keone Nunes, a kumu hula (teacher of hula) and master of traditional kakau (tattooing), and The Great Heart of Waiokane features Ed Wendt, a pioneer in the taro restoration movement who has helped to re-establish the water rights for all traditional farmers in east Maui. D

8:00 pm 
Wilderness: The Great Debate   For 40 years, the American West has been the nation's battleground for the preservation of wild lands. This one hour documentary explores a host of environmental issues in the American West. Robert Redford joins a cast of leading experts and activists on both sides of this complex conversation on the future of land management in American West and its affect on the planet. D

9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Desert Chronicles"  In the vast landscape of sage brush and weathered rhyolite, there is adventure and controversy, from whitewater rivers and natural landmarks to grazing lands and bombing range proposals.G

9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Dr. Abraham Verghese"  The author of My Own Country, an account of his work with AIDS patients in rural Tennessee, talks with Host Marcia Franklin. Verghese is also the author of Cutting for Stone a recent bestselling novel; he teaches at Stanford Medical School and speaks about health-care reform and doctor-patient issues.G

10:00 pm 
Nature  "Snow Monkeys"  This film follows a troop of snow monkeys living in the frigid valleys of Japan's Shiga Highlands. Theirs is a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows his or her place. Their leader is something of a solitary grouch, but one little monkey, innocently unaware of his own lowly social rank, reaches out to this lonely leader.G

11:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Na Loea: The Masters"  Na Loea: The Masters beautifully depicts the lives of those who are considered masters in Hawaiian culture. This episode includes two stories: Ancestral Ink features Keone Nunes, a kumu hula (teacher of hula) and master of traditional kakau (tattooing), and The Great Heart of Waiokane features Ed Wendt, a pioneer in the taro restoration movement who has helped to re-establish the water rights for all traditional farmers in east Maui. D

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