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12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "Checkers"  Playwright Douglas McGrath, director Terry Kinney, plus actors Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe discuss McGrath's new play Checkers, based on the events surrounding Nixon's 1952 Checkers speech where the candidate defended his reputation. More importantly, he pioneered the use of television as an effective political tool. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "Solutions to the Mind-Body Problem?"  Are human beings purely physical? Evolved at random and destined to die, extinguished forever? Or are we something more? A spirit or a soul, with existence beyond? What's the relationship between our brains and our consciousness, between the stuff in our skulls and the essence in our minds?. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Families"  Our two characters get names: Mireille and Robert. Mireille has two sisters. Robert is an only child; his mother is French. His parents are divorced. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Portraits I"  Mireille is petite, but healthy, athletic, strong, with long blond hair, and blue eyes. She's quick and has a certain fondness for poking fun. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812. [G]

3:00 AM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Remembering and Forgetting"  Takes a look at the complex process called memory: how images, ideas, language, even physical actions, sounds, and smells are translated into codes, represented in memory and retrieved when needed. [G]

3:30 AM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Processes"  Explores the higher mental processes - reasoning, planning and problem solving - and the "cognitive revolution" that is attracting a diverse assortment of investigators, from philosophers to computer scientists. [G]

4:00 AM 
Curiosity Quest  "Mushrooms"  Have you ever wondered how mushrooms are grown? Follow Joel Greene and the Curiosity Quest as they travel through the Monterey Mushrooms facility to learn how these fungi are grown. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Business Ethics"  Do the right thing! You'll learn with the Biz Kids as they examine several aspects of ethics in business. You'll also see the downside of not following ethical business practices. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "The Northwest Flower & Garden Show; Behind the Scenes of Making it Great"  As we visit one of the greatest flower and garden shows of our time, we go behind the scenes to see every part of how the show comes together. From bare indoor space, to awe inspiring, full-blown gardens, from award-winning designers, world-renowned speakers, every year gardeners from around the world just can't get enough of this great show. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Googly-Eye: The Night Guru"  The Kratt brothers secretly "borrow" Aviva's half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Cooking with the Chef/Cucinando Con Lo Chef"  Award-winning Executive Chef Daniel Bruce takes a day off from his Rowe Wharf Sea Grille restaurant in Boston, to cook vegetarian with Mary Ann nella cucina, where they prepare Daniel's daughter's favorite; Ricotta and Parmesan Cheese Eggplant Rollatini and then Mary Ann's complements is with her classic Italian favorite, Neapolitan Style Stuffed Red Peppers. [P]

6:30 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "The Emergence of Spring"  In this GARDEN TO TABLE episode, P. Allen Smith picks dandelions - not to make wishes but to create a salad! Allen also steps into the garden to plant asparagus. Plus, Allen makes an amazing tablescape using daffodils. [P]

7:00 AM 
Globe Trekker  "Paraguay and Uruguay"  Holly Morris discovers two South American countries that may share a similar name but couldn't be more different. [G]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Exterior Improvements"  Mason Mark McCullough shows Norm how he's repointing the old brick foundation. Then Norm and Tom repair the sagging front porch. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Shaker Inspired Wall Cabinet"  [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Relaxing Environment"  Allen seeks out amazing garden destinations including the Denver Botanic Gardens, Arlington National Cemetery and Bridge Gardens in Bridge Hampton, New York. Also, Allen and his friend Elizabeth Lear visit an amazing parterre garden and labyrinth. [G]

9:30 AM 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Painted Beauty"  Artist Michael Kitchen shares the materials and techniques used for centuries to create painted glass windows. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about this ancient art form. [P]

10:00 AM 
Sewing with Nancy  "Serger Workshop, Part 1"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Misty Morning"  Learn how to create the mood of an early morning mist as Sue gently applies washes of color and tap on foliage for landscape. [P]

11:00 AM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Foods of Africa"  Foods such as yams, red beans, rice, melons, okra and eggplant are indigenous to West Africa, the ancestral homeland of most of Louisiana's African-Americans. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and Professor Eileen Julian give audiences an insight on the roots of much of Louisiana's African-American cuisine. [P]

11:30 AM 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans Quail Gumbo and Dewberry Streusel Pie. [P]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "Dr. Eric Kandel and Jonah Lehrer"  Dr. Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize-winning medical researcher, University Professor at Columbia, Director of the Kavli Institute for brain science, and author of In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind converses with Jonah Lehrer, Contributing Editor at Wired. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Families"  Our two characters get names: Mireille and Robert. Mireille has two sisters. Robert is an only child; his mother is French. His parents are divorced. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Portraits I"  Mireille is petite, but healthy, athletic, strong, with long blond hair, and blue eyes. She's quick and has a certain fondness for poking fun. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812. [G]

3:00 PM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Remembering and Forgetting"  Takes a look at the complex process called memory: how images, ideas, language, even physical actions, sounds, and smells are translated into codes, represented in memory and retrieved when needed. [G]

3:30 PM 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Processes"  Explores the higher mental processes - reasoning, planning and problem solving - and the "cognitive revolution" that is attracting a diverse assortment of investigators, from philosophers to computer scientists. [G]

4:00 PM 
Curiosity Quest  "Mushrooms"  Have you ever wondered how mushrooms are grown? Follow Joel Greene and the Curiosity Quest as they travel through the Monterey Mushrooms facility to learn how these fungi are grown. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Understanding Business Ethics"  Do the right thing! You'll learn with the Biz Kids as they examine several aspects of ethics in business. You'll also see the downside of not following ethical business practices. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Madame President"  Lisa and Francine face off in the election for Book Club President. Can Lisa's campaign message win out over Francine's dirty politics?. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "The Deedle Beast"  Digit is pet-sitting in Golftopia, taking care of Dewey, a lovable Deedle Beast. But suddenly Dewey starts going berserk on his daily walks. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California and New Jersey: From the Garden State to the Golden State"  [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. [P]

7:00 PM 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dingle, Co Kerry - Part 1"  [P]

7:30 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "School Lunch with a Mexican Twist"  The same foods that parents pack into a hearty school lunch in Mexico are perfect for school lunchtime in America. These dishes are so tasty and filling, even grownups will want to take them to work! Street-Style Cut-Up Fruits and Vegetables; Ham and Cheese Torta Sandwiches; Juju's Birthday Cake (with a Brownie Twist). [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Exterior Improvements"  Mason Mark McCullough shows Norm how he's repointing the old brick foundation. Then Norm and Tom repair the sagging front porch. [P]

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 
Travelscope  "New Brunswick"  Joseph travels along the Miramichi River Route in New Brunswick, Canada in search of spring salmon and fishing tales. At a rustic river lodge he samples local cuisine and in nearby Doaktown explores the Miramichi's fishing and lumber history. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California and New Jersey: From the Garden State to the Golden State"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Thai Basil & Parmingiano Reggiano"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Foods of Africa"  Foods such as yams, red beans, rice, melons, okra and eggplant are indigenous to West Africa, the ancestral homeland of most of Louisiana's African-Americans. Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and Professor Eileen Julian give audiences an insight on the roots of much of Louisiana's African-American cuisine. [P]

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]


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