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12:00 AM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: B.U.I.L.D."  Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.), a local community organizing agency, has helped urban parents set up after-school learning centers and become advocates for their children's learning. [G]

12:30 AM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: Making Teaching Public"  Pasadena (California) High School teachers use a peer-observation process - observing one another in their classrooms, then meeting individually and in groups to offer feedback - as a way to improve teaching practice and student achievement. [G]

1:00 AM 
Invitation to World Literature  "One Hundred Years of Solitude"  Gabriel Garcia Marquez's multigenerational saga of the Buendia family in the isolated town of Macondo inaugurated the boom in Latin American literature in the 1970s and marked the beginning of magical realism. Writer Sandra Cisneros and scholar of Latin American literature, Ilan Stavans lend their thoughts and voices to the discussion of this epic novel. [P]

1:30 AM 
Invitation to World Literature  "The God of Small Things"  Fraternal twins Rahel and Estha struggle to reclaim their lives after their childhood is destroyed by tragic circumstances. As past and present merge in this narrative of Indian society and politics, the many layers of the caste system are mirrored in the poetic and inventive language of the author. [P]

2:00 AM 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. [P]

2:28 AM 
Democracy In America  "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?"  This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution. [P]

3:00 AM 
Teaching Channel Presents  "The New Teacher Experience"  The New Teacher Experience: Follow two teachers in Los Angeles, CA for an intimate look at what the experience is really like. Many beginning teachers in America are given keys to their classroom and left to sink or swim in isolation, but, with the support of mentors, these teachers persevere through the trials and tribulations of their first year of teaching. [P]

4:00 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Down to Earth"  Introduces students to the vast field of geology, using striking visuals to help students begin to appreciate the wonders of Earth. [G]

4:30 AM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Restless Planet"  Revisits the beginnings of our solar system and the evolving Earth. [G]

5:00 AM 
Science Trek  "Muscles"  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest will answer students' questions about muscles and the muscular system. Her guest is Dr. Tony Joseph, a family practitioner also certificated in Sports Medicine at the Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. [G]

5:30 AM 
Travel with Kids  "Thailand: Jungle & Elephants"  After a quick tour of Bangkok, and its traditional floating markets, Travel With Kids escapes the rush of the huge city and heads into the jungle of Kanchanaburi Province near the Burmese border. Heading up the River Kwai by boat, stopping to absorb World War II history at the famous bridge, the family arrives at the a floating hotel. [P]

6:00 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Harvest"  Inspired by the change in season, the Katie Brown Workshop make no-carve pumpkins and a coffee-stained cork menu. Recipes: roast turkey, wild rice stuffing with mushroom gravy and nutty caramel pumpkin pie. [P]

6:30 AM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "I'm Inspired"  Joanne is often asked where her inspirations come from and begins by composing an inspired salad with roasted beets, and then gives her student Charlie some pointers for making honey glazed pork chops and a roasted squash puree. Recipes: Bibb Lettuce Salad with Roasted Beet, Grapefruit and Pecans, Honey Glazed Pork Chops with Orange and Cardamom, and a Roasted Squash and Ginger Puree. [P]

7:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Autumn Enchantment"  With the welcomed cool air of autumn, it's the perfect time to celebrate the bounty of the season! Allen tells us about the second growing season of the year and shares a few ways to use Mother Nature's gift in the kitchen. He also visits Natchez, Mississippi where a close friend shows him how to make a delicious recipe with sweet potatoes. [P]

7:30 AM 
Farm with Ian Knauer  "Winter Harvest"  Veggies aren't just for the summer. In this episode Ian weaves late season vegetables into a super-satisfying vegetarian meal featuring Winter Squash Stew, Kale Chips, Wheat Berry Salad and Sweet Potato Pie. [P]

8:00 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "A Cabin Feel"  Curl up and get cozy with Katie's ideas for keeping warm on a cold winter night. Recipes squash soup, caramel apples and cranberry apple cider. [P]

8:30 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Harvest Festival"  P. Allen Smith celebrates fall with friends at the farm. He shares recipes like pumpkin cr�me brul�e and roasted chicken and pumpkin stew. Chef Ashley Christenson makes a sweet potato dish. [G]

9:00 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]

9:30 AM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Spicy Fall Sweets"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Pumpkin Bread. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of molasses. [P]

10:00 AM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Chicken"  Chicken has long served as a mainstay of the dinner table. It can be prepared in countless delicious ways, for a weeknight or a special dinner party. [P]

10:30 AM 
Simply Ming  "Jamie Bissonnette & En Pappiote"  Cooking en papillote, or in parchment paper or foil, is a great way to make an easy, healthy meal, especially on the fly. Chef Jamie Bissonnette is in the house to show you just how versatile en pappiote can be, this week on Simply Ming. [P]

11:00 AM 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. [P]

11:30 AM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Rustic and Rich Flavors"  Lidia prepares a rich Meatball and Eggplant Tagliatelle, an easy Vegetable and Meat Casserole, and a rustic Lentil Country Salad. [P]

12:00 PM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: B.U.I.L.D."  Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.), a local community organizing agency, has helped urban parents set up after-school learning centers and become advocates for their children's learning. [G]

12:30 PM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: Making Teaching Public"  Pasadena (California) High School teachers use a peer-observation process - observing one another in their classrooms, then meeting individually and in groups to offer feedback - as a way to improve teaching practice and student achievement. [G]

1:00 PM 
Invitation to World Literature  "One Hundred Years of Solitude"  Gabriel Garcia Marquez's multigenerational saga of the Buendia family in the isolated town of Macondo inaugurated the boom in Latin American literature in the 1970s and marked the beginning of magical realism. Writer Sandra Cisneros and scholar of Latin American literature, Ilan Stavans lend their thoughts and voices to the discussion of this epic novel. [P]

1:30 PM 
Invitation to World Literature  "The God of Small Things"  Fraternal twins Rahel and Estha struggle to reclaim their lives after their childhood is destroyed by tragic circumstances. As past and present merge in this narrative of Indian society and politics, the many layers of the caste system are mirrored in the poetic and inventive language of the author. [P]

2:00 PM 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. [P]

2:28 PM 
Democracy In America  "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?"  This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution. [P]

3:00 PM 
Teaching Channel Presents  "The New Teacher Experience"  The New Teacher Experience: Follow two teachers in Los Angeles, CA for an intimate look at what the experience is really like. Many beginning teachers in America are given keys to their classroom and left to sink or swim in isolation, but, with the support of mentors, these teachers persevere through the trials and tribulations of their first year of teaching. [P]

4:00 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Down to Earth"  Introduces students to the vast field of geology, using striking visuals to help students begin to appreciate the wonders of Earth. [G]

4:30 PM 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Restless Planet"  Revisits the beginnings of our solar system and the evolving Earth. [G]

5:00 PM 
Science Trek  "Muscles"  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest will answer students' questions about muscles and the muscular system. Her guest is Dr. Tony Joseph, a family practitioner also certificated in Sports Medicine at the Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. [G]

5:30 PM 
Travel with Kids  "Thailand: Jungle & Elephants"  After a quick tour of Bangkok, and its traditional floating markets, Travel With Kids escapes the rush of the huge city and heads into the jungle of Kanchanaburi Province near the Burmese border. Heading up the River Kwai by boat, stopping to absorb World War II history at the famous bridge, the family arrives at the a floating hotel. [P]

6:00 PM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Harvest"  Inspired by the change in season, the Katie Brown Workshop make no-carve pumpkins and a coffee-stained cork menu. Recipes: roast turkey, wild rice stuffing with mushroom gravy and nutty caramel pumpkin pie. [P]

6:30 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "I'm Inspired"  Joanne is often asked where her inspirations come from and begins by composing an inspired salad with roasted beets, and then gives her student Charlie some pointers for making honey glazed pork chops and a roasted squash puree. Recipes: Bibb Lettuce Salad with Roasted Beet, Grapefruit and Pecans, Honey Glazed Pork Chops with Orange and Cardamom, and a Roasted Squash and Ginger Puree. [P]

7:00 PM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Autumn Enchantment"  With the welcomed cool air of autumn, it's the perfect time to celebrate the bounty of the season! Allen tells us about the second growing season of the year and shares a few ways to use Mother Nature's gift in the kitchen. He also visits Natchez, Mississippi where a close friend shows him how to make a delicious recipe with sweet potatoes. [P]

7:30 PM 
Farm with Ian Knauer  "Winter Harvest"  Veggies aren't just for the summer. In this episode Ian weaves late season vegetables into a super-satisfying vegetarian meal featuring Winter Squash Stew, Kale Chips, Wheat Berry Salad and Sweet Potato Pie. [P]

8:00 PM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "A Cabin Feel"  Curl up and get cozy with Katie's ideas for keeping warm on a cold winter night. Recipes squash soup, caramel apples and cranberry apple cider. [P]

8:30 PM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Harvest Festival"  P. Allen Smith celebrates fall with friends at the farm. He shares recipes like pumpkin cr�me brul�e and roasted chicken and pumpkin stew. Chef Ashley Christenson makes a sweet potato dish. [G]

9:00 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]

9:30 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Spicy Fall Sweets"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Pumpkin Bread. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of molasses. [P]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Grilling Goes International"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Turkish favorite, Grilled Lamb Kofte, and gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite skewers. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of hummus. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Jamie Bissonnette & En Pappiote"  Cooking en papillote, or in parchment paper or foil, is a great way to make an easy, healthy meal, especially on the fly. Chef Jamie Bissonnette is in the house to show you just how versatile en pappiote can be, this week on Simply Ming. [P]

11:00 PM 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans Stuffed Crab Shells, Breaded Red Snapper with Shrimp, Fennel and Oranges, and Hollandaise Sauce. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Dubrovnik and Balkan Side-Trips"  From Dubrovnik, a remarkably preserved medieval fortress city, Rick ventures into less-visited corners of the former Yugoslavia. In Bosnia, he visits Mostar. In Montenegro, he sails the fjord-like Bay of Kotor. [G]


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