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12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward"  A tour of the New York Public Library for The Performing Arts' exhibition "Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward" guided by historian Barry Day with Coward's long-time friend and colleague, Geoffrey Johnson. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "Why The Laws of Nature?"  What's real? What's fundamental? There are regularities in nature, things that are or work the same-always, everywhere, across the universe just like in your kitchen. Down deep, what are the laws of nature? What makes them "laws"? And where do they come from?. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation III"  Returning to Paris from Chartres, Robert and Mireille get seats on a crowded train. They are unaware they are sharing the compartment with a mysterious man in black. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation IV"  Mireille has gone to visit a friend in Provins, and Robert, a little jealous, has rented a car to follow her. He ends up lost in the wine country of Burgundy. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Decade of Discord"  Sectional tensions over slavery subside with the Compromise of 1850; resurface as western states seek territorial and then state status. Railroad expansion plans ignite bloodshed in Kansas and Missouri. Parties sectionalized; Whigs disappear, Republicans emerge. Lincoln-Douglas debates foreshadow future Harper's Ferry Raid convinces South they'll never be safe in the Union. Election of 1860 divides country; Abraham Lincoln wins ballot. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "House Divided"  Election of Abraham Lincoln spawns secession of seven states led by South Carolina. Confederate States form provisional government before Lincoln is inaugurated, take over two southern forts. Neither side believes there will be war, but attack on Fort Sumter by Confederate forces signals beginning of conflict. Both sides mobilize quickly. Union has material advantage; Confederates win early battles. Lincoln and Union generals want to minimize damage to South so they can come back into Union. Influence of border states. Confiscation Acts address problem of captured and runaway slaves. War becomes harder with no end in sight. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. [P]

4:00 AM 
Curiosity Quest  "Salmon Hatchery"  Join Joel and the Curiosity Quest crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Your First Big Purchase"  You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats (Atlanta, Ga)"  Learn how one school is using wildlife and outdoor classrooms to engage youngsters in nature and teach environmental issues. And learn how to create a wildlife habitat in your own backyard. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Walk on the Wetside"  When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Sicilian Pizza/Sfincione"  You can't travel to Sicily without enjoying its trademark flatbread treat, Sfingione. But if you can't be there in body, be there in spirit when Mary Ann shows you an easy way to prepare this doughy treat studded with sardines, chunks of Scamorza cheese, spicy tomato sauce, topped with bread crumbs and baked in the oven. [P]

6:30 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Going Underground"  Get your shovel and trowel ready. P. Allen Smith is getting down and dirty in this episode of Garden to Table. [P]

7:00 AM 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: Volcanoes, Ring of Fire"  Trekkers explore volcanoes from Pompeii, Stromboli and Santorini in Italy and Greece to Krakatoa and Mt. Fuji in Indonesia and Japan. Other explosive sites include Montserrat, Pacaya in Guatemala, Cotopaxi in Ecuador, La Palma in the Canary Islands, and Mount St. Helens and Kilauea in the U.S. [G]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 9 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady sets 4"x4" glass tile in the kitchen using a light green grout (mixed with a latex additive) as the adhesive to set the tile and give a depth of color to the backsplash that thinset would not allow. Outside, the new insulated steel garage door is up; inside, host Kevin O'Connor works with Andy to install a garage storage system from the home center to keep the space organized. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Jewelry Boxes"  [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Abundance"  Smith shares the bounty of the garden, talks about daffodils and larkspur, plus shrubs that re-bloom. [G]

9:30 AM 
Glass with Vicki Payne  "Sun-Drenched Flowers"  Bring the sun shine indoors with a luminous sunflower window. Working with brightly colored glass and easy to master techniques Vicki shows you how to capture the beauty of nature in stained glass. [P]

10:00 AM 
Sewing with Nancy  "Jackets for Real People, Part 2"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Dimensional Iris"  Just as spring comes to an end, the beautiful bearded iris blooms in the garden. Texture is captured in this painting, as you experience a new twist by adding dimension. [P]

11:00 AM 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "Food for a Viking"  Danish chef Claus Meyer joins Andreas in Ribe, the oldest town in Scandinavia. While in Denmark, Andreas and Claus prepare fresh oysters with herbs, an herbal yogurt smoothie with honey, a wholesome corn porridge dessert with fresh berries, and finally, a slow-roasted beef sirloin served with beans, nuts and thyme. [P]

11:30 AM 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans Slow-Cooked Baby Goat and Cauliflower and Crawfish Soup. [P]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "Bill McKibben and Wendell Berry"  Bill McKibben (environmental scholar, author of Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future) and Wendell Berry (honored writer, essayist, and cultural and economic critic). [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation III"  Returning to Paris from Chartres, Robert and Mireille get seats on a crowded train. They are unaware they are sharing the compartment with a mysterious man in black. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "All Manners of Transportation IV"  Mireille has gone to visit a friend in Provins, and Robert, a little jealous, has rented a car to follow her. He ends up lost in the wine country of Burgundy. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Decade of Discord"  Sectional tensions over slavery subside with the Compromise of 1850; resurface as western states seek territorial and then state status. Railroad expansion plans ignite bloodshed in Kansas and Missouri. Parties sectionalized; Whigs disappear, Republicans emerge. Lincoln-Douglas debates foreshadow future Harper's Ferry Raid convinces South they'll never be safe in the Union. Election of 1860 divides country; Abraham Lincoln wins ballot. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "House Divided"  Election of Abraham Lincoln spawns secession of seven states led by South Carolina. Confederate States form provisional government before Lincoln is inaugurated, take over two southern forts. Neither side believes there will be war, but attack on Fort Sumter by Confederate forces signals beginning of conflict. Both sides mobilize quickly. Union has material advantage; Confederates win early battles. Lincoln and Union generals want to minimize damage to South so they can come back into Union. Influence of border states. Confiscation Acts address problem of captured and runaway slaves. War becomes harder with no end in sight. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. [P]

4:00 PM 
Curiosity Quest  "Salmon Hatchery"  Join Joel and the Curiosity Quest crew as they venture to beautiful Alaska to learn all about Salmon. Get all the answers to your burning questions about this amazing species of fish. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Your First Big Purchase"  You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Send in the Clones"  (topic: Multiplication) - Hacker's plan to clone himself so he can wreak havoc throughout cyberspace in many places at once, goes haywire when his newly invented Clonitron clones Delete instead of himself. But Hacker takes advantage of the mishap by sending the Delete clones to takeover the R-Fair City cybersite. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. [P]

7:00 PM 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "On The Lamb"  Steve fixes lamb on the rod with mini sweet peppers. He also serves double-digit thick lamb chops and lamb steaks with parsley onion relish and feta cheese sauce. [G]

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

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 9 of 10"  Builder Andy Tiplady sets 4"x4" glass tile in the kitchen using a light green grout (mixed with a latex additive) as the adhesive to set the tile and give a depth of color to the backsplash that thinset would not allow. Outside, the new insulated steel garage door is up; inside, host Kevin O'Connor works with Andy to install a garage storage system from the home center to keep the space organized. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Iran:Tehran and Side Trips"  Rick visits Tehran and a small village for a look at some of civilization's important historical sites and a sense of Iran's 21st-century culture. [G]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "The Colors of Malaysia"  Joseph takes part in the Colors of Malaysia Festival that spotlights the different states and people of the country through music, song, dance and costumes. [G]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Dante Demagistris & Garlic"  [P]

11:00 PM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Fort Los Adaes"  In the 1700s, the Spanish border was just six miles from the French fort at Natchitoches. Fort Los Adaes became a Spanish stronghold, greatly influencing the culture and cuisine of northwest Louisiana. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Iran:Tehran and Side Trips"  Rick visits Tehran and a small village for a look at some of civilization's important historical sites and a sense of Iran's 21st-century culture. [G]


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