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12:00 AM 
Great Conversations  "Margaret Atwood and Ira Flatow"  Margaret Atwood (acclaimed novelist, poet, and critic) and Ira Flatow (National Public Radio). [P]

1:00 AM 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 4. Applying Themes and Disciplines"  What do we teach? Working from the NCSS themes and standards, the onscreen teachers identify approaches to integrating disciplines while teaching social studies content. Classroom video segments illustrate effective strategies for teaching across the curriculum and provide an opportunity to reflect on teaching practices. [P]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Voices of Reform"  Emergence of romanticism in literature and art. The transcendentalists and utopian societies. Reform movements that emerged from the Second Great Awakening. A closer look at the temperance movement, the abolitionists movement, and women's suffrage efforts: their leaders and effects on each other. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Manifest Destiny?"  American expansion into the west. Tensions between Mexico and the United States over Texas. The Mexican War and its aftermath. Discovery of gold in California in 1848, and the rush for riches. How the gold rush changed lives of the Californios and Native Americans, the Chinese workers and those lured by the luster of gold. [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 
Curiosity Quest  "Bowling Balls"  Join the Curiosity Quest crew on this quest to learn how bowling balls are made. And, not just any bowling balls - but scented bowling balls!. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Debt: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly"  It's easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Veteran Farmers (Jacksonville, FL)"  As veterans return home from war, a troubled economy can make finding jobs in the private sector even harder. Combined with the difficulties of readjusting to "normal routines" many are finding careers in organic farming to be the perfect combination of mental therapy, healthy activity, and positive reinforcement as they re-enter the workforce, just at a time when organic farmers are needed more than ever. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Classic Tuscan Dishes/I Piatti Classici Toscani"  Mary Ann takes her Tuscany tour students under her wing to teach them the fine are of Tuscan cooking, starting with the all-time favorite, Fresh Pappardelle with Rabbit, Mushrooms, and Wine. No Tuscan meal would be complete without its unique, Bird-Style Beans. [P]

6:30 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "America's First Food"  P. Allen Smith visits Monticello, the home of our third president and first foodie. [P]

7:00 AM 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Scandinavia"  Merrilees Parker takes a culinary tour mixed with Viking history and heritage. [G]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 8 of 10"  Awning specialist Mike Cornell installs a new retractable awning over the deck that should stand up to the weather due to a wind sensor and fade-resistant fabric. Inside, the Saratoga soapstone has arrived, and countertop contractor Alyssa St. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Country Corner Shelf"  Ancient recovered lumber is turned into a country furniture masterpiece. The shelves are a hybrid of two pieces. [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Texture, Pattern and Rhythm"  Smith demonstrates the three design elements throughout his garden. He also offers tips on taking care of espalier fruit trees. [G]

9:30 AM 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Quick Fix"  Do you have an antiques or new stained glass window with a cracked or missing glass piece? Learn how to repair a lead glass panel to look as good as new. Today's tip features techniques for cementing and polishing lead came windows. [P]

10:00 AM 
Sewing with Nancy  "Jackets for Real People, Part 1"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Elegance"  The extravagant elegance, and vibrancy of a beautiful summer rose is always a romantic favorite. [P]

11:00 AM 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Many Flavors of Lamb"  Andreas travels through the Southwestern part of Norway and Rogaland during the annual sheep gathering. Andreas cooks beer-braised lamb shanks with sweet onions, pepper-fried lamb liver, a 'one-pot wonder' of lamb with rutabaga and mustard seeds, and finally, he puts a scientific twist on a traditional Sunday roast. [P]

11:30 AM 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans Pasta Milanese, Mudrica, and Stuffed Artichokes. [P]

12:00 PM 
Connect with English  "Thanksgiving/Starting Over"  Rebecca and Kevin enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving celebration with Uncle Brendan's family and Rebecca returns to San Francisco. [G]

12:30 PM 
Connect with English  "The Pressure's On/Sharing Feelings"  Rebecca meets with her advisor to talk about catching up in her studies. The holidays are quickly approaching and she'll have to work extremely hard to pass her exams. [G]

1:00 PM 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 4. Applying Themes and Disciplines"  What do we teach? Working from the NCSS themes and standards, the onscreen teachers identify approaches to integrating disciplines while teaching social studies content. Classroom video segments illustrate effective strategies for teaching across the curriculum and provide an opportunity to reflect on teaching practices. [P]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Voices of Reform"  Emergence of romanticism in literature and art. The transcendentalists and utopian societies. Reform movements that emerged from the Second Great Awakening. A closer look at the temperance movement, the abolitionists movement, and women's suffrage efforts: their leaders and effects on each other. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Manifest Destiny?"  American expansion into the west. Tensions between Mexico and the United States over Texas. The Mexican War and its aftermath. Discovery of gold in California in 1848, and the rush for riches. How the gold rush changed lives of the Californios and Native Americans, the Chinese workers and those lured by the luster of gold. [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 
Curiosity Quest  "Bowling Balls"  Join the Curiosity Quest crew on this quest to learn how bowling balls are made. And, not just any bowling balls - but scented bowling balls!. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Debt: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly"  It's easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Oh Danny Boy"  Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Problem Solving In Shangri-La"  (Topic: Problem Solving) - Hacker is holding the kids captive aboard the Grim Wreaker, when a storm forces the Wreaker to land on a snowy mountaintop. They are taken prisoner by a peaceful but mysterious Zen Master, who devises a game of strategy to test their problem solving skills. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. [P]

7:00 PM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Tailgate Warriors"  Steven scores extra points with a platter of grilled polenta with Italian sausage and peppers, then stuns the fans with flame-grilled prosciutto panini. [G]

7:30 PM 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Valentia, Co. Kerry"  [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 8 of 10"  Awning specialist Mike Cornell installs a new retractable awning over the deck that should stand up to the weather due to a wind sensor and fade-resistant fabric. Inside, the Saratoga soapstone has arrived, and countertop contractor Alyssa St. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall. [G]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Churchill's Beluga Whales and Polar Bears"  Joseph sees beluga whales frolicking in the Churchill River in the summer and the winter polar bear migration to the shores of the Hudson Bay. [G]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Roast Beef Dinner"  Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Shermay Lee & Peranakan Cooking"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Spanish Rule"  Spain was one of the first countries to explore the New World and was responsible for Louisiana's system of laws, the architecture of the "French" quarter and the food markets of New Orleans. Dr. Paul E. Hoffman introduces us to early Spanish Louisiana. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Istanbul"  Rick loses his way in the Grand Bazaar, munches through the famously fragrant Spice Market and follows the fall of the ancient capital of Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's wall. [G]


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