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12:00 AM 
Theater Talk  "Fall 2013 Season Preview"  Jesse Green of New York Magazine, Michael Musto, of Gawker & Out.com, plus Patrick Healy of The New York Times, discuss the Fall Broadway season at hand. [P]

12:30 AM 
Closer to Truth  "What Would Intelligent Aliens Mean?"  Do intelligent aliens exist? Who knows? But here's what I do know: The potential existence of intelligent aliens probes meaning and purpose in the universe. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Orientation"  How to learn French, what the course is, what it does, and how it works (in English). [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Genese I"  In Paris, Mireille Belleau is hurrying to class at the Sorbonne. On her way, she exchanges greetings with several friends and acquaintances. [G]

2:00 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "Saints and Strangers"  Discontent of Puritan Separatists; their journey to Plymouth.The Mayflower Compact; life once off the ship. Experience with Irish influences attitude toward Native Americans. Massachusetts Bay Company as structure for a colony. Creating a godly community; the role of the town meeting and church. Expansion and growth brings colonists into conflict with Native Americans. [G]

2:30 AM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Lure of Land"  English interest in colonization hindered by Civil War and rise of Oliver Cromwell; resumes under Charles II. Expanded list of immigrants find home in middle colonies. Agricultural interests take hold in Carolinas and Georgia. James II attempts to exert greater control over colonies, parliament, and European neighbors; overthrown in Glorious Revolution. Colonies exerting more independence, becoming more diverse. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. [P]

4:00 AM 
Design Squad  "Go-Kart Finale - Part 1"  The teams revamp go-karts for a high-speed off-road race. Part 1 of 2 [G]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Lawn Care (Potomac, MD)"  We learn how to have a lush, green lawn WITHOUT all the synthetic chemicals and why it is so important for the environment to do so. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Let The Rhinos Roll!"  The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. [P]

6:00 AM 
Ciao Italia  "Polenta with Vegetables/Polenta Con Le Verdure"  [P]

6:30 AM 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Steak, Salad & Dessert"  [P]

7:00 AM 
Globe Trekker  "Food Hour: Vietnam"  Megan starts her culinary tour of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City at a Pho Binh noodle shop. [G]

8:00 AM 
This Old House  "Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/Lines in the Sand"  A Texas contractor explains how they're dredging sand shoaled in Barnegat Bay after Sandy; structural hardware and windows are installed in Bay Head. The Point Pleasant garage, now 10 feet in the air, becomes the new dining room; Rita's modular home gets trucked in and craned onto timber piles in Manasquan; Kevin visits the 19th-century Great Auditorium and tent city in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. [P]

8:30 AM 
American Woodshop  "Turning Columns, Big and Small"  [P]

9:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Water Show"  Allen focuses on water in this episode. From fountains in the garden to drought-tolerant plants, Allen keeps it fun! Allen will also demonstrate how to make a galvanized bucket feel a little more at home in nature and teaches us how to make an herbal ice bowl. [P]

9:30 AM 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "For The Birds - Benefits of Backyard Wildlife"  [P]

10:00 AM 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Beads/Finishing"  Designer Lily Chin takes you through the steps of knitting and crocheting with beads and then goes through the basics of how to block your finished projects. Interview with Stitch 'N Bitch author Debbie Stoller. [P]

10:30 AM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Tuscan Serenade, Part 2"  Focusing on the poppy field, Jerry adds three layers of flowers in the foreground. Each layer gets more detailed and has larger and more distinctively shaped flowers. [P]

11:00 AM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Los Islenos"  Hurricane Katrina focused attention on Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish, home of the resilient, proud and hopeful Islenos descendants. [P]

11:30 AM 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "American Favorite Recipes"  [P]

12:00 PM 
Great Conversations  "Arthur Levitt and Jane Bryant Quinn"  In a 2002 interview, Arthur Levitt, former Chairman of the American Stock Exchange and the Securities and Exchange Commission, sits down with Jane Bryant Quinn, financial columnist for Newsweek. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Orientation"  How to learn French, what the course is, what it does, and how it works (in English). [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Genese I"  In Paris, Mireille Belleau is hurrying to class at the Sorbonne. On her way, she exchanges greetings with several friends and acquaintances. [G]

2:00 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "Saints and Strangers"  Discontent of Puritan Separatists; their journey to Plymouth.The Mayflower Compact; life once off the ship. Experience with Irish influences attitude toward Native Americans. Massachusetts Bay Company as structure for a colony. Creating a godly community; the role of the town meeting and church. Expansion and growth brings colonists into conflict with Native Americans. [G]

2:30 PM 
Unfinished Nation  "The Lure of Land"  English interest in colonization hindered by Civil War and rise of Oliver Cromwell; resumes under Charles II. Expanded list of immigrants find home in middle colonies. Agricultural interests take hold in Carolinas and Georgia. James II attempts to exert greater control over colonies, parliament, and European neighbors; overthrown in Glorious Revolution. Colonies exerting more independence, becoming more diverse. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. [P]

4:00 PM 
Design Squad  "Go-Kart Finale - Part 1"  The teams revamp go-karts for a high-speed off-road race. Part 1 of 2 [G]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "Introducing Entrepreneurs"  You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. [P]

5:00 PM 
Wishbone  "Golden Retrieved"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. [P]

5:30 PM 
Cyberchase  "An Urchin Matter"  There's a mega mystery in Megabays - the once-healthy kelp in Big Bay is washing ashore. The CyberSquad must work with Captain Skuttlebutt, keeper of the bays, to get to the bottom of it. [P]

6:00 PM 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Beads/Finishing"  Designer Lily Chin takes you through the steps of knitting and crocheting with beads and then goes through the basics of how to block your finished projects. Interview with Stitch 'N Bitch author Debbie Stoller. [P]

6:30 PM 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Tuscan Serenade, Part 2"  Focusing on the poppy field, Jerry adds three layers of flowers in the foreground. Each layer gets more detailed and has larger and more distinctively shaped flowers. [P]

7:00 PM 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Asparagus Soup & Grilled Herbed Lamb Leg"  Joanne teaches her student Cheryl the basics of soup-making and using fresh and dried herbs to create two delicious recipes. Recipes: (1) ASPARAGUS SOUP WITH LEMON CREME FRAICHE, (2) GRILLED LEG OF LAMB WITH LAVENDER-ROSEMARY RUB. [P]

7:30 PM 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Espresso Ribeye & Fried Green Tomatoes"  [P]

8:00 PM 
This Old House  "Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013/Lines in the Sand"  A Texas contractor explains how they're dredging sand shoaled in Barnegat Bay after Sandy; structural hardware and windows are installed in Bay Head. The Point Pleasant garage, now 10 feet in the air, becomes the new dining room; Rita's modular home gets trucked in and craned onto timber piles in Manasquan; Kevin visits the 19th-century Great Auditorium and tent city in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang. [G]

9:00 PM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Tokyo, Japan - Celebrating The Past and Present"  [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Sicily In New York City"  The Sicilians were a large immigrant community in lower Manhattan and other areas of New York City, and they brought with them several dishes from their homeland. Today, Lidia celebrates the Sicilians with a Stuffed Calamari Dish and a Broccoli with Garlic and Anchovies. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Upscale Meat and 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  "Los Islenos"  Hurricane Katrina focused attention on Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish, home of the resilient, proud and hopeful Islenos descendants. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang. [G]


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