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April 28, 2013
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2:30 am 
The Artist Toolbox  "David Garrett"  "One, two, three, four." In this premiere episode of The Artist Toolbox, come and listen to the gypsy strings of the dazzling David Garrett, whose violin can conquer the classical work of composers such as Bach and Chopin as effortlessly, as gracefully, as old-world Russian folk music, as well as the more contemporary sounds of Metallica and Led Zeppelin. Sit in on a private rehearsal with the virtuoso violinist, known in Britain as "the David Beckham of classical music. D

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Jaguar F-Type"  Road Test: 2014 Jaguar F-Type. Road Test: 2013 Ford Taurus. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Lifting Snuffy"  Zoe choreographed a special dance, "The Dance of the Six Swans," that she would like her friends to perform. She asks everyone to pair up for the 'lift' part of the dance, but they're missing one person, so they ask Alan to join the dancers. He is partnered with Snuffy who says it's been a dream of his to be lifted into the air like a swan. D

5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Flying Ant/The Dancing Duck Bonanza"  Flying Ant - WordWorld is all abuzz - today is the Insect Air Show! All the bugs in WordWorld take to the sky to show off their flying skills. All the insects, that is, except Ant, who can't fly. But Ant is a smart, industrious WordFriend, and with the help of his best pal Pig, he finds just the right word to give him the lift he needs to be the hit of the show. D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "Little Miss Muffet"  Poor Red wants nothing more than to play with Little Boy Blue, but he keeps running away! The Super Readers venture into the tale of Miss Muffet and meet a spider who is frightening his friend right off her tuffet! The Super Readers help Spider find a better way to approach Miss Muffet, and everyone learns that curds and whey taste better when shared with someone special. Educational Objectives: To learn how to treat a friend, follow the alphabet, practice spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D

6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Coldplay"  The Grammy-winners and modern-rock giants have sold more than 50 million records worldwide. They perform their hits and selections from their album Mylo Xyloto.G

7:00 am 
Bull Runners of Pamplona   Every summer young men cross continents to reach the ancient city of Pamplona, Spain, and find glory "dancing on the horns of a bull." The Running of the Bulls in July is a ceremony dating back to 1385, when the first wild bulls were run into town. Today, it's all about the primordial thrill of the scariest chase in the world.G

8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G

8:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G

9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Jellyfish/Squirt Boats/Pueblo Mountain Hike"  Scientists study jellyfish and the vital role they play in the food chain. Cameras follow practitioners of the extreme sport.G

9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   The team drives east and stops in Santa Fe, New Mexico to interview Glenna Goodacre, a renowned sculptor, before heading into Roswell, the UFO Capital of the World, to speak with actor Malcolm McDowell, who starred in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. In New Orleans, the team munches on beignets and spends a long afternoon with Matthew Nolan, poet and author of Crumpled Paper Dolls. The artists they visit during this period have a significant impact on Autumn, who wants to be a writer. D

10:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "You Can Make It On Your Own"  Host Alan Alda sees how villagers in rural India are able to use computers to monitor the quality of their food and water. He visits with children who use computers to write and play music.G

11:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters"  Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia as this episode resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Part 3 of 4G

12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Secrets of Giant Sharks"  NULL

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Panamericana: Incas & Inquisitions"  Trekker Brianna Barnes journeys to Peru, home of the legendary Incas, where she begins her trek in Cajamarca, where thousands of Incan soldiers were slaughtered by Pizarro's conquistadors. After visiting one of the world's largest gold mines, Brianna makes her way to Lima, once home to the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In Cusco, she learns about the golden Inca Empire before ending her journey on the volcano El Misti.G

2:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. With the gun control debate raging after the mass school shooting in Newtown, CT, Need to Know examines the history of the Second Amendment and how it shapes the discussion today. Ray Suarez anchors a panel including: George Mason Law School professor Joyce Lee Malcolm, former New York Times foreign correspondent and editor Craig Whitney, and Fordham University history professor Saul Cornell. D

2:30 pm 

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Money Moves (Global Economy)"  Around the world with the Biz Kids! Join us and you'll follow the flow of imports and exports that make up the interconnected world economy. You will discover who makes the many things we use every day that come from all over the world. You'll also see how several entrepreneurs have made a success of their businesses, despite the pressures of the world economy. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Ballast Water/Mega Dairy/Special Olympics"  Invading species jump ship in Oregon and impact native creatures. The state also is home to one of the nation's largest dairies _ in the desert.G

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fun Modern Cakes"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Strawberry Dream Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake lifters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of milk chocolate. D

4:30 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

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters"  Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia as this episode resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Part 3 of 4G

6:00 pm 
Children of the Amazon   CHILDREN OF THE AMAZON follows Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol as she travels a modern highway deep into the Amazon in search of the Indigenous Surui and Negarote children she photographed fifteen years ago. Part road movie, part time travel, her journey tells the story of what happened to life in the largest forest on Earth when a road was built straight through its heart. D

7:00 pm 
Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time   Actor Peter Coyote serves as narrator and lends his talent as the voice of the famed father of conservationism, Aldo Leopold. This film explores Leopold's life in the early part of the 20th century and the many ways his land ethic idea continues to be applied all over the world today.G

8:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "The Great Plow Up"  This film by Ken Burns chronicles the environmental catastrophe of the Great Plains during the 1930s. The frenzied wheat boom of the early 20th-century that plows the prairie lands becomes the victim of a decade-long drought that turns those lands into deserts and unleashes a pattern of massive, deadly dust storms. Twenty-six survivors of those hard times telling their stories and the eloquently written diaries of two women provide a narrative. Part 1 of 2G

10:00 pm 
Children of the Amazon   CHILDREN OF THE AMAZON follows Brazilian filmmaker Denise Zmekhol as she travels a modern highway deep into the Amazon in search of the Indigenous Surui and Negarote children she photographed fifteen years ago. Part road movie, part time travel, her journey tells the story of what happened to life in the largest forest on Earth when a road was built straight through its heart. D

11:00 pm 
Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time   Actor Peter Coyote serves as narrator and lends his talent as the voice of the famed father of conservationism, Aldo Leopold. This film explores Leopold's life in the early part of the 20th century and the many ways his land ethic idea continues to be applied all over the world today.G

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