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12:00 AM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Atmospheric Pollution"  Once released, air pollutants react chemically with each other under solar radiation to become even more dangerous secondary pollutants. A company in the Northeast U.S. [P]

12:30 AM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Earth's Changing Climate"  Tropical glaciers are the world's thermometers; their melting is a signal that human activities are warming the planet. A California project tries to predict whether natural ecosystems will be able to absorb enough additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in the next 50 years to mitigate the full impact of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Parade and Review"  All the bit players say farewell, from Uncle Guillaume, who has won a pile in the lottery and is off to the Taj Mahal with the one that got away. The man in black leaves some tantalizing notes about Mireille. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "All's Well That Ends Well"  The five travelers start off at last, but the man in black is right on their heels. Robert is hurt in a fall and Mireille endangered by fire. The identity of the man in black is finally revealed. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "From Days Before Time"  Early human habitation of the North American continent. The civilizations of the North and South and tribal cultures. The journeys of Christopher Columbus. Exploration and exploitation of the west by the Spanish; impact on native population. Early slave trade. Biological and cultural exchanges between the Spanish and native cultures. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Turbulent Virginia"  Incentives for English colonization. French and Dutch presence in North America. British attempts to establish a base at Roanoke and the outcome. Subsequent Virginia Company settlement at Jamestown. The people who come; the struggle to survive; the response of Native Americans. Establishing the royal colony in 1619. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Vital Progressivism"  Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggles of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. [P]

4:00 AM 
Curiosity Quest  "Helicopter Making"  Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Cash and Credit"  You'll learn about the power and pitfalls of credit, which is essentially using someone else's money temporarily (for a price). Meet a young entrepreneur who used credit to start a successful bath salts business and another who launched a successful design firm. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Gardening - Creating A Garden Ecosystem"  Kutztown, PA. Organic gardening in its simplest form is gardening without the use of synthetic, manmade chemicals, while focusing on building the fertility of the soil. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Secrets of the Spider's Web"  When the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers take a nasty tumble, the Wild Kratts sets off on a mission to find and recreate one of the greatest of all biotech engineering secrets. Spider silk. [P]

6:00 AM 
Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen Prime Rib Dinner; Nick's Sauteed Mushrooms; Fresh Creamed Spinach. [P]

6:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Leaves"  This episode illustrates the many ways to present food in the shape of a leaf, as well as create leaf-inspired table settings and plate designs. [P]

7:00 AM 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Atlantic Puffins"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels to Machias Seal Island off the coast of Maine to photograph Atlantic Puffins and Razorbills. [P]

7:30 AM 
Pedal America  "In Search of the Raystown Ray - Raystown Lake, Pennsylvania"  Learn the story of The Allegrippis Trail System at Raystown Lake, Pennsylvania as Ira David introduces mountain biking to beginners while hoping to catch a glimpse of this town's version of the Loch Ness Monster. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his 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 shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Wall Cabinet"  A Wall Cabinet is built which features detailed moldings such as a dentil, cove and quarter round. [G]

9:00 AM 
Garden Smart Virginia has one of the oldest garden clubs in the country and their Historic Garden Week always features outstanding gardens. Join us as GardenSMART tours two exquisite gardens in Virginia. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Minty Holiday"  Host Katie Brown creates recipes and projects inspired by the festive red and white peppermint. In the Kitchen: refreshing mashed potato blend, rack of lamb with minty glaze, and Kim's thin mint cookies. [P]

10:00 AM 
It's Sew Easy  "Home Decor"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "To Scotland By Boat"  Frank traces the route of many Irish immigrants in the space-age cockpit of a jet-propelled ferry. [P]

11:00 AM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Your Kitchen Garden"  Caprial and John show how to eat well and fresh from a garden, no matter what the season. They prepare celeriac soup with fresh thyme. [G]

11:30 AM 
Taste This!  "Small Hidden Eateries That Are Worth The Trip"  [P]

12:00 PM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Atmospheric Pollution"  Once released, air pollutants react chemically with each other under solar radiation to become even more dangerous secondary pollutants. A company in the Northeast U.S. [P]

12:30 PM 
Habitable Planet, The  "Earth's Changing Climate"  Tropical glaciers are the world's thermometers; their melting is a signal that human activities are warming the planet. A California project tries to predict whether natural ecosystems will be able to absorb enough additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in the next 50 years to mitigate the full impact of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Parade and Review"  All the bit players say farewell, from Uncle Guillaume, who has won a pile in the lottery and is off to the Taj Mahal with the one that got away. The man in black leaves some tantalizing notes about Mireille. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "All's Well That Ends Well"  The five travelers start off at last, but the man in black is right on their heels. Robert is hurt in a fall and Mireille endangered by fire. The identity of the man in black is finally revealed. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "From Days Before Time"  Early human habitation of the North American continent. The civilizations of the North and South and tribal cultures. The journeys of Christopher Columbus. Exploration and exploitation of the west by the Spanish; impact on native population. Early slave trade. Biological and cultural exchanges between the Spanish and native cultures. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Turbulent Virginia"  Incentives for English colonization. French and Dutch presence in North America. British attempts to establish a base at Roanoke and the outcome. Subsequent Virginia Company settlement at Jamestown. The people who come; the struggle to survive; the response of Native Americans. Establishing the royal colony in 1619. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Vital Progressivism"  Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggles of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. [P]

4:00 PM 
Curiosity Quest  "Helicopter Making"  Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Cash and Credit"  You'll learn about the power and pitfalls of credit, which is essentially using someone else's money temporarily (for a price). Meet a young entrepreneur who used credit to start a successful bath salts business and another who launched a successful design firm. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Lost and Spaced"  At the school science fair, Lisa and her Skeleckian friend Dax get shrunk down and trapped inside their project - a perfect model of the solar system!. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "Trick Or Treat"  Hacker shows up at Motherboard Control Central. He pleads guilty to being the King of Chaos, but says he's sorry. [P]

6:00 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: Fishing Along America's Eastern Seaboard"  [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southern Classics"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Gumbo. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of long-grain white rice. [P]

7:00 PM 
Uncorked: Wine Made Simple  "Uncorked: Napa Valley"  Napa is the premier wine-producing region of the United States and while great wine is produced in other parts of California, Napa Valley boasts an extraordinary list of famous wineries and wine makers. In this episode, we learn what makes Cabernet Sauvignon the undisputed king of Napa Valley. [P]

7:30 PM 
French Chef Classics  "French Onion Soup"  [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Laying Sod in the Backyard/Installing A Wireless Thermostat"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner lay sod in his 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 shares a tip about finding measurements without doing math. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Eastern Turkey"  Rick experiences a Mount Ararat sunrise, visits Abraham's 4,000-year-old home town and tours one of the world's biggest dams. [G]

9:00 PM 
Grand View  "Olympic National Park"  [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Eastern Seaboard: Fishing Along America's Eastern Seaboard"  [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southern Classics"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Gumbo. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of long-grain white rice. [P]

10:30 PM 
Great American Seafood Cook-Off Fires blazed and seafood sizzled as New Orleans hosted the fifth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in August 2008. During the two-day competition, 15 chefs from 14 different states prepared their best dishes using the seafood indigenous to their state. [P]

11:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Your Kitchen Garden"  Caprial and John show how to eat well and fresh from a garden, no matter what the season. They prepare celeriac soup with fresh thyme. [G]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Eastern Turkey"  Rick experiences a Mount Ararat sunrise, visits Abraham's 4,000-year-old home town and tours one of the world's biggest dams. [G]


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