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12:00 AM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Fear of Death and Dying"  Despite the centuries-old human struggle to "domesticate" death, the moment itself often remains frightening. A man diagnosed with AIDS and a woman dealing with recurrent cancer discuss how physical pain and fear of what may happen next affect their views of the future. [P]

12:30 AM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Sudden Death"  Special issues arise when death comes without warning. A woman widowed by the Oklahoma City bombing talks about how she handled the sudden news and loss of her husband. [P]

1:00 AM 
Democracy In America  "Public Opinion: Voice of the People"  This program examines the power of public opinion to influence government policy, the increasing tendency of public officials to rely on polls, and the need to use many forms of feedback to get an accurate measure of public opinion. [P]

1:30 AM 
Democracy In America  "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents"  This program shows how political parties perform important functions that link the public to the institutions of American government. Parties create coalitions of citizens who share political goals, elect candidates to public office to achieve those goals, and organize the legislative and executive branches of government. [P]

2:00 AM 
In Search of the Novel  "What's In It for Me?"  A novel can transport readers to other places and times, real or imaginary, allowing the readers to meet people and experience life in many different ways. In this program, teachers explore ways to help students respond to novels on deeply personal levels. [P]

3:00 AM 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Government's Hand"  This session explores the intervention of the government in the free market, with price ceilings (such as rent control), price floors (minimum wage), or social welfare prograMs. When the government. [P]

4:00 AM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Game Theory"  Competition and cooperation can be studied mathematically, an idea that first arose in the analysis of games like chess and checkers, but soon showed its relevance to economics and geopolitical strategy. This unit shows how conflict and strategies can be thought about mathematically, and how doing so can reveal important insights about human and even animal behaviors. [P]

4:30 AM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Harmonious Math"  All sound is the product of airwaves crashing against our eardruMs. The mathematical technique for understanding this and other wave phenomena is called the Fourier analysis, which allows the disentangling of a complex wave into basic waves called sinusoids, or sine waves. In this unit we discover how the Fourier analysis is used in creating electronic music and underpins all digital technology. [P]

5:00 AM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Australia"  Travel to the land down under for historic aborigine crafts and some of the common animals associated with Australia. Australia is a country but also a continent located south of Asia and surrounded by water. [P]

5:30 AM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Personal Pizzas"  This recipe is every kid's favorite and a personal favorite of mine, so we call it Personal Pizzas. These are going to be "made to order", or "just the way you like it", with a blend of cheeses, gooey mozzarella cheese and an endless list of creative toppings like olives, grilled vegetables, and pepperoni. [P]

6:00 AM 
Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen Sicilian Salad with Sauteed Shrimp; Pasta with Pine Nuts, Raisins and Tomatoes. [P]

6:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Gifts from the Pantry"  Brodie demonstrates several ways to make exquisite and unique gifts using everyday pantry iteMs.. [P]

7:00 AM 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Maine Moose and Loons"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner explores the Northern Woods to photograph Maine's fabled Moose and Loons. [P]

7:30 AM 
Pedal America  "Y'all Pedal and Eat Now! - Savannah, Georgia"  Ira David tours southern Americana in historic Savannah, Georgia. Pedal around the city's architectural squares and visit The Wormsloe Historic Site, Bonaventure Cemetery, and Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room for authentic southern fare; plus, a look at the city's initiatives that helped to earn itself "bicycle-friendly" status from the League of American Bicyclists. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Planting Palm Trees/Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to help a homeowner plant several varieties of palm trees in her front yard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Octagonal Lazy Susan"  Not only is the octagonal shape beautiful to look at, but the inlaid veneer of birdseye maple and beeswing mahogany really make the piece magnificent. [G]

9:00 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]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Herbalicious"  Host Katie Brown's creative ideas for cooking, baking and crafting with herbs allow her to rea[ the rewards of her garden. In the Kitchen: herb corn bread in clay pots, barley soup with mini meatballs and coconut mint macaroons. [P]

10:00 AM 

10:30 AM 
Essential Pepin  "Souper Soups for Supper"  [P]

11:00 AM 
Christina Cooks  "Comfort Food Makeover"  Whenever you need a little TLC, you crave the dishes your Mom used to make. But those dishes are often loaded with more than just her love. [P]

11:30 AM 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "Comfort Food: Poached Chicken, Chicken Pot Pie and Apple Tart Dessert"  The cooking duo poach the chicken with vegetables and white wine. [G]

12:00 PM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Fear of Death and Dying"  Despite the centuries-old human struggle to "domesticate" death, the moment itself often remains frightening. A man diagnosed with AIDS and a woman dealing with recurrent cancer discuss how physical pain and fear of what may happen next affect their views of the future. [P]

12:30 PM 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Sudden Death"  Special issues arise when death comes without warning. A woman widowed by the Oklahoma City bombing talks about how she handled the sudden news and loss of her husband. [P]

1:00 PM 
Democracy In America  "Public Opinion: Voice of the People"  This program examines the power of public opinion to influence government policy, the increasing tendency of public officials to rely on polls, and the need to use many forms of feedback to get an accurate measure of public opinion. [P]

1:30 PM 
Democracy In America  "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents"  This program shows how political parties perform important functions that link the public to the institutions of American government. Parties create coalitions of citizens who share political goals, elect candidates to public office to achieve those goals, and organize the legislative and executive branches of government. [P]

2:00 PM 
In Search of the Novel  "What's In It for Me?"  A novel can transport readers to other places and times, real or imaginary, allowing the readers to meet people and experience life in many different ways. In this program, teachers explore ways to help students respond to novels on deeply personal levels. [P]

3:00 PM 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Government's Hand"  This session explores the intervention of the government in the free market, with price ceilings (such as rent control), price floors (minimum wage), or social welfare prograMs. When the government. [P]

4:00 PM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Game Theory"  Competition and cooperation can be studied mathematically, an idea that first arose in the analysis of games like chess and checkers, but soon showed its relevance to economics and geopolitical strategy. This unit shows how conflict and strategies can be thought about mathematically, and how doing so can reveal important insights about human and even animal behaviors. [P]

4:30 PM 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Harmonious Math"  All sound is the product of airwaves crashing against our eardruMs. The mathematical technique for understanding this and other wave phenomena is called the Fourier analysis, which allows the disentangling of a complex wave into basic waves called sinusoids, or sine waves. In this unit we discover how the Fourier analysis is used in creating electronic music and underpins all digital technology. [P]

5:00 PM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Australia"  Travel to the land down under for historic aborigine crafts and some of the common animals associated with Australia. Australia is a country but also a continent located south of Asia and surrounded by water. [P]

5:30 PM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Personal Pizzas"  This recipe is every kid's favorite and a personal favorite of mine, so we call it Personal Pizzas. These are going to be "made to order", or "just the way you like it", with a blend of cheeses, gooey mozzarella cheese and an endless list of creative toppings like olives, grilled vegetables, and pepperoni. [P]

6:00 PM 
Essential Pepin  "All Puffed Up"  [P]

6:30 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  [P]

7:00 PM 
Winemakers  "Can You Sell It?"  Small winemakers, like the ones the winner will become, wear many hats. And one of the most important hats is sales person. [P]

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

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Planting Palm Trees/Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to help a homeowner plant several varieties of palm trees in her front yard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Scotland's Islands and Highlands"  Rick tosses a caber (log) at a Scottish clan gathering, remembers Highland massacres and takes a ferry to Iona. [G]

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

9:30 PM 
Essential Pepin  "All Puffed Up"  [P]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  [P]

10:30 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Tacos On Fire!"  Grilled lobster and black beans in a warm corn tortilla and Super Tacos Chupacabras are showcased. [G]

11:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "How to Enjoy Artichokes"  The Pences prepare grilled artichokes with caper marinade and deep-fried baby artichokes with her olive airoli. [G]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Scotland's Islands and Highlands"  Rick tosses a caber (log) at a Scottish clan gathering, remembers Highland massacres and takes a ferry to Iona. [G]


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