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12:00 AM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Human Population Dynamics"  The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. [P]

12:30 AM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks. [G]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Entertainment IV"  At Fouquet's on the Champs-Elysees, Mireille and Robert, joined by Hubert and Jean-Pierre, talk about theatre in Paris. And the man in black is seen behaving strangely again. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Entertainment V"  Our four characters are discussing entertainment while the man in black sends signals in Morse Code with his eyes. Jean- Pierre argues the merits of the circus, and a strange nun replaces the strange man. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Road to War"  Complex system of alliances/rivalries that leads Europe into armed conflict in 1914. Initially, Wilson and U. S. walk neutrality tightrope. Election issues in 1916. Ties to Great Britain, and incidents on high seas lead U.S. into conflict in 1917. Creating a fighting force and economic/industrial support for war effort. Intolerance of divergent ideas on the home front. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "To End All Wars?"  Before U.S. troops arrive in Europe, Germany defeats Russia and moves toward Paris. Labor unrest at home. Allies push German troops back to border; high casualties. Wilson's Fourteen Points. Short- and long-term fallout from Paris Peace talks. Turbulent times for country: racial and labor unrest, Red scare. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "New City"  Professor Miller explores the tension between the messy vitality of cities that grow on their own and those where orderly growth is planned. Chicago -- with Hull House, the World's Columbian Exposition, the new female workforce, the skyscraper, the department store, and unfettered capitalism -- is the place to watch a new world in the making at the turn of the century. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "West"  Professor Scharff continues the story of Jefferson's Empire of Liberty. Railroads and ranchers, rabble-rousers and racists populate America's distant frontiers, and Native Americans are displaced from their homelands. [P]

4:00 AM 
SciGirls  "Going Green"  SciGirl Mackenzie and her friends put a lid on school trash by inventing a new use for recycled yogurt cups. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Edible Schoolyard - Using The Garden As The Classroom"  Berkeley, CA. - The Edible Schoolyard is a shining example of how a garden can be used as an outdoor classroom, utilizing all of the children's senses to bring book-learning to life. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Mimic"  While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. [P]

6:00 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Dishes Featuring Basil"  [P]

6:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Table Setting I"  Brodie demonstrates the diverse styles, history and customs of table settings. Her special guest, table settings expert Baroness Suzanne von Drachenfels, has served as a consultant to the White House's social secretary. [P]

7:00 AM 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Behind The Scenes"  Take an in-depth look at the making of the Wild Photo Adventures tv series. Interviews with the host Doug Gardner and the crew reveal the good, bad and the ugly of producing this award winning tv show. [P]

7:30 AM 
Pedal America  "Y'all Pedal and Eat Now! - Savannah, Georgia"  Ira David tours southern Americana in historic Savannah, Georgia. Pedal around the city's architectural squares and visit The Wormsloe Historic Site, Bonaventure Cemetery, and Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room for authentic southern fare; plus, a look at the city's initiatives that helped to earn itself "bicycle-friendly" status from the League of American Bicyclists. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Transforming Stock Shelving/Installing A New Washing Machine Valve"  General contractor Tom Silva kicks off the 11th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by helping a couple transform stock shelving into a custom built-in. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new washing machine valve that will prevent flooding. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Console Table/HDTV Stand"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Garden SMART Spring will soon be here, ready or not. What plants should we choose? GardenSMART visits with experts that evaluate plants for staying power and impact. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Seaside"  From the kitchen to the craft room to the garden, Katie celebrates the gifts of the sea. In the Kitchen: Delicious Breaded Bluegill, Flavorful Shrimp Pesto, and a simple but scrumptious Seafood Bouillabaisse. [P]

10:00 AM 
It's Sew Easy  "Fabric Selection"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "Celtic Cross and Church"  Nestling in the foothills, Frank paints this iconic Irish subject in a quiet country graveyard. [P]

11:00 AM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Farmers' Market"  Caprial and John bring home treasures from local growers. They showcase their finds in fresh crab cocktail with roasted pepper coulis. [G]

11:30 AM 
Taste This!  "A Sit Down with David Burke"  [P]

12:00 PM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Human Population Dynamics"  The human population of our planet now exceeds 6.5 billion and is rising. Much of this growth is projected for the most environmentally fragile regions of the world. [P]

12:30 PM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Risk, Exposure, and Health"  We all require food, air, and water to survive - which are contaminated to some extent by man-made pollutants. Two studies, one in a rural western mining town and another in a dense urban population, reveal how these exposures impact health, and what can be done to reduce the risks. [G]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Entertainment IV"  At Fouquet's on the Champs-Elysees, Mireille and Robert, joined by Hubert and Jean-Pierre, talk about theatre in Paris. And the man in black is seen behaving strangely again. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Entertainment V"  Our four characters are discussing entertainment while the man in black sends signals in Morse Code with his eyes. Jean- Pierre argues the merits of the circus, and a strange nun replaces the strange man. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Road to War"  Complex system of alliances/rivalries that leads Europe into armed conflict in 1914. Initially, Wilson and U. S. walk neutrality tightrope. Election issues in 1916. Ties to Great Britain, and incidents on high seas lead U.S. into conflict in 1917. Creating a fighting force and economic/industrial support for war effort. Intolerance of divergent ideas on the home front. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "To End All Wars?"  Before U.S. troops arrive in Europe, Germany defeats Russia and moves toward Paris. Labor unrest at home. Allies push German troops back to border; high casualties. Wilson's Fourteen Points. Short- and long-term fallout from Paris Peace talks. Turbulent times for country: racial and labor unrest, Red scare. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "New City"  Professor Miller explores the tension between the messy vitality of cities that grow on their own and those where orderly growth is planned. Chicago -- with Hull House, the World's Columbian Exposition, the new female workforce, the skyscraper, the department store, and unfettered capitalism -- is the place to watch a new world in the making at the turn of the century. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "West"  Professor Scharff continues the story of Jefferson's Empire of Liberty. Railroads and ranchers, rabble-rousers and racists populate America's distant frontiers, and Native Americans are displaced from their homelands. [P]

4:00 PM 
SciGirls  "Going Green"  SciGirl Mackenzie and her friends put a lid on school trash by inventing a new use for recycled yogurt cups. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "What's in the Books?"  Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Off Target"  A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power.well, kind of. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "All The Right Angles"  Motherboard mistakenly sends a treasure map to Hacker. The treasure is the secret to the legendary cyber-pirate Ivanka the Invincible's invincibility. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: A Shell of a Good Time"  [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fried Chicken and Biscuits"  Chris and Bridget visit Princes in Nashville to try their famous Nashville Hot Chicken. They return to the kitchen determined to replicate the top-secret recipe. [P]

7:00 PM 
Uncorked: Wine Made Simple  "Uncorked: France, Part One"  For most Americans, the wines of France are shrouded in mystery. But ask consumers where the best wine comes from and the answer is as clear as the glass in their hand. [P]

7:30 PM 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dingle, Co Kerry - Part 2"  [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Transforming Stock Shelving/Installing A New Washing Machine Valve"  General contractor Tom Silva kicks off the 11th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE by helping a couple transform stock shelving into a custom built-in. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a new washing machine valve that will prevent flooding. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Basque Country"  Rick visits the proud and resilient Basque people's homeland, which is split between France and Spain. From his base in San Sebastian, Rick tours the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then crosses into France for more Basque Country charms. From tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, he shares the experiences of Basque culture. [G]

9:00 PM 
Grand View  "Redwood National Park"  In this episode, Baumann's journey takes his audience to some of the tallest trees on Earth. These old growth redwood stands are some of the last remaining timber that was saved from the lumber industry. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: A Shell of a Good Time"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fried Chicken and Biscuits"  Chris and Bridget visit Princes in Nashville to try their famous Nashville Hot Chicken. They return to the kitchen determined to replicate the top-secret recipe. [P]

10:30 PM 
Great American Seafood Cook--Off II Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the sixth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in July 2009. During the Iron Chef-style competition, chefs representing 15 states, including coastal Mississippi, Maine and California, as well as Illinois, West Virginia, Kentucky and Idaho, created dishes using seafood from their home state or from local sustainable fisheries. [P]

11:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Farmers' Market"  Caprial and John bring home treasures from local growers. They showcase their finds in fresh crab cocktail with roasted pepper coulis. [G]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Basque Country"  Rick visits the proud and resilient Basque people's homeland, which is split between France and Spain. From his base in San Sebastian, Rick tours the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then crosses into France for more Basque Country charms. From tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, he shares the experiences of Basque culture. [G]


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