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12:00 AM 
Ethics In America II  "Risk, Reward, Responsibility: Ethics In Business"  Should the executives at Casablanca Cruise Lines have asbestos removed from their ships by a company based in the former Soviet republic of Novostan? The cost would be $80 million less than if an American company were used, but Novostani standards of worker safety are far less rigorous. What should executives at MaxiCorp disclose about accidents in cars using their device, which doubles the mileage of cars in which it is installed, when they have no idea whether their device is contributing to the accidents? And what should executives at Wowie Info do when the authoritarian government of Jaigunda demands the name of a Jaigundan customer who has been using Wowie? [G]

1:00 AM 
Democracy In America  "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality"  This program looks at the nature of the guarantees of political and social equality, and the roles that individuals and government have played in expanding these guarantees to less-protected segments of society, such as African Americans, women, and the disabled. [P]

1:30 AM 
Democracy In America  "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law"  This program explores the idea that legislatures, although contentious bodies, are institutions composed of men and women who make representative democracy work by reflecting and reconciling the wide diversity of views held by Americans. [P]

2:00 AM 
In Search of the Novel  "Are Novels Real?"  Must a novel's setting and characters — and the characters' motivations and stories — bear some likeness to reality? This program explores how novels connect with readers. Teachers, students, and novelists probe the origins of stories. [P]

3:00 AM 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Can Frogs Dance?"  A dance teacher and a science teacher ask seventh-graders to compare the anatomy of frogs and humans. Then a language arts teacher coaches the students in a lively debate about whether a frog should be allowed to join a ballet company. [P]

3:30 AM 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Finding Your Voice"  Drawing on themes of conflict and genocide that eighth-graders are studying in their World Cultures class, four arts teachers organize an interdisciplinary unit that encourages students to use their artwork as a form of protest. [P]

4:00 AM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "How Big Is Infinity?"  Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a source of mystery and paradox, a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers. [P]

4:30 AM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. [P]

5:00 AM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Italy"  This week on Hands On we travel to Italy. Italy is a country located in Southern Europe sharing its northern border with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. [P]

5:30 AM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Doggie Treats"  You don't have to just make people food in your kitchen, you can make doggie treats as well. Today we're making doggie treats, and doggie brownies for Hans's Birthday Party. [P]

6:00 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Tuna, Fried Potatoes and Clams"  [P]

6:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Table Setting II"  Brodie continues her demonstration of 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  "The Best of Season 1"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner takes a look back at some of the highlights of Season 1. [P]

7:30 AM 
Pedal America  "Bike The Vine - Napa Valley, California"  Come for the wine, but stay for the cycling. From Calistoga to the city of Napa, Ira David pedals his way along wineries and art museums to showcase Napa Valley as a family-friendly bicycling destination. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Installing Bluestone Patio/Hanging Bikes in a Garage"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner and her daughter hang their bikes in a small garage. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Sand Shaded Clock"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs"  Pennington, NJ, Bedford Hills, NY and Ranger, GA. Community Supported Agricultural programs (also known as CSAs) are sweeping the country as a way for consumers to have access to the freshest, local and organically grown produce and more. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Store-Bought Surprise"  Katie puts a new twist on classic store-bought ingredients for surprisingly simple recipes and projects. In the Kitchen: Ham and Cheese Pockets, BBQ 'Fried' Cornflake Chicken and Butter Cream Pound Cake. [P]

10:00 AM 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Beautifully Organized"  Donna paints roses on graduated trunks that can help organize a home office. Then, she shows how to make a matching memo board. [G]

10:30 AM 
For Your Home  "I Designed It Myself"  [P]

11:00 AM 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Old School Ideas for Today"  This show is a mixed bag of oldies but goodies. Michele Beschen will show you it's all in the jar when it comes to sensible storage ideas along with how to turn those old jars into beautiful flower frogs. [P]

11:30 AM 
Woodsmith Shop  "Mobile Shop Cart"  A large work surface, heavy-duty construction, and plenty of storage make this a must-have project for any shop. The Woodsmith editors show you how to build this multi-purpose shop cart with easy-to-find, inexpensive materials. [G]

12:00 PM 
Ethics In America II  "Risk, Reward, Responsibility: Ethics In Business"  Should the executives at Casablanca Cruise Lines have asbestos removed from their ships by a company based in the former Soviet republic of Novostan? The cost would be $80 million less than if an American company were used, but Novostani standards of worker safety are far less rigorous. What should executives at MaxiCorp disclose about accidents in cars using their device, which doubles the mileage of cars in which it is installed, when they have no idea whether their device is contributing to the accidents? And what should executives at Wowie Info do when the authoritarian government of Jaigunda demands the name of a Jaigundan customer who has been using Wowie? [G]

1:00 PM 
Democracy In America  "Civil Rights: Demanding Equality"  This program looks at the nature of the guarantees of political and social equality, and the roles that individuals and government have played in expanding these guarantees to less-protected segments of society, such as African Americans, women, and the disabled. [P]

1:30 PM 
Democracy In America  "Legislatures: Laying Down The Law"  This program explores the idea that legislatures, although contentious bodies, are institutions composed of men and women who make representative democracy work by reflecting and reconciling the wide diversity of views held by Americans. [P]

2:00 PM 
In Search of the Novel  "Are Novels Real?"  Must a novel's setting and characters — and the characters' motivations and stories — bear some likeness to reality? This program explores how novels connect with readers. Teachers, students, and novelists probe the origins of stories. [P]

3:00 PM 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Can Frogs Dance?"  A dance teacher and a science teacher ask seventh-graders to compare the anatomy of frogs and humans. Then a language arts teacher coaches the students in a lively debate about whether a frog should be allowed to join a ballet company. [P]

3:30 PM 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Finding Your Voice"  Drawing on themes of conflict and genocide that eighth-graders are studying in their World Cultures class, four arts teachers organize an interdisciplinary unit that encourages students to use their artwork as a form of protest. [P]

4:00 PM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "How Big Is Infinity?"  Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a source of mystery and paradox, a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers. [P]

4:30 PM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. [P]

5:00 PM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Italy"  This week on Hands On we travel to Italy. Italy is a country located in Southern Europe sharing its northern border with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. [P]

5:30 PM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Doggie Treats"  You don't have to just make people food in your kitchen, you can make doggie treats as well. Today we're making doggie treats, and doggie brownies for Hans's Birthday Party. [P]

6:00 PM 
Essential Pepin  "Special Spuds"  [P]

6:30 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  [P]

7:00 PM 
Winemakers  "Blending Challenge"  The three finalists begin the process of making their wine. Given a dream list of potential blending components to make their wine, they will be judged by a team of super tasters (famous wine makers, sommeliers etc . [P]

7:30 PM 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "County Waterford"  [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Installing Bluestone Patio/Hanging Bikes in a Garage"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner and her daughter hang their bikes in a small garage. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity. [G]

9:00 PM 
Grand View  "Devils Postpile National Monument"  This episode explores one of the most unique phenomena in geology; Hexagonal pillars of Basalt lava that were revealed during the last Ice Age. Located in the Eastern Sierra, this rare and beautiful feature ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. [P]

9:30 PM 
Essential Pepin  "Special Spuds"  [P]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  [P]

10:30 PM 
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off III America's finest chefs showcase their seafood-preparation skills in THE GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF III. In 2010, 14 accomplished and up-and-coming chefs from throughout the United States gathered in New Orleans to compete in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off. [P]

11:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "U-Pick Tomatoes"  Learn how to pick the best tomatoes, and preparing them for a bountiful summer meal. Tomato Herb Salad; Fresh Tomato Parmesan Sauce with Grilled Shrimp. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity. [G]


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