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12:00 AM 
Invitation to World Literature  "Candide"  A satirical novel following the travails of Candide, a hopeless optimist whose faith in his tutor's mantra that his is "the best of all possible worlds" is tested beyond all limits. Volaire's challenge to the aristocracy of his day proves refreshingly amusing and biting today. [P]

12:30 AM 
Invitation to World Literature  "Things Fall Apart"  In this foundational modern African novel, Chinua Achebe's story follows the lives of people trying to understand which belief systems deserve their loyalty. The protagonist, Okonkwo is a tribal leader who battles neighboring villages, the English, and his own demons in early colonial Nigeria. [P]

1:00 AM 
French In Action  "Genese II"  In a French class in the U.S., teacher and students collaborate on a story to learn French. It will be a story about two young people, an American boy and a French girl, their friends and adventures. [G]

1:30 AM 
French In Action  "Genese III"  In a preview of things to come, our American hero arrives in France and goes through customs. [G]

2:00 AM 
Western Tradition  "The Age of Absolutism"  Exhausted by war and civil strife, many Europeans surrender liberty for the sake of peace and order. [G]

2:30 AM 
Western Tradition  "Absolutism and the Social Contract"  England develops an ideal that governments exist to protect the rights of the governed. [G]

3:00 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Growth and Empire"  Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. [P]

3:30 AM 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. [P]

4:00 AM 
DragonflyTV  "New England"  Elly, John, Nick, and Linnea get help from the MIT Museum preparing a kinetic sculpture for the Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction challenge. At the Montshire Museum of Science, Chloe and Jesse get wet and wild creating a gravity-powered water fountain. [P]

4:30 AM 
Biz Kid$  "How to Be A Smart Consumer"  Get the most for your money. Join the Biz Kids and you'll explore smart shopping strategies. [P]

5:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Living Homegrown Fresh - Raising Food & Livestock in Urban Backyards"  Los Angeles, CA. - In today's world, we can eat out-of-season fruit and vegetables on any given day of the year. [P]

5:30 AM 
Wild Kratts  "Birds of a Feather"  When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. [P]

6:00 AM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Soups On!"  Hearty soups are meals in themselves, and Sara's are both substantial and easy to make. There's a cool Seafood Gazpacho, loaded with juicy shrimp and crab with a little kick of heat. [P]

6:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Sandwiches"  Brodie explores the diverse styles, history and lore of sandwiches, breads, spreads and fillings. [P]

7:00 AM 
OpenRoad  "Manta Ray Drive"  Ancient Hawaii - Dive with Manta Rays and Holua sled into nature and history on the grassy slopes of Hawaii's Parker Ranch. Best of the West - Views - Fly around Mt. [P]

7:30 AM 
New Fly Fisher  "Montana Terrestrials"  The New Fly Fisher comes to you from West Yellowstone, Montana. Host Phil Rowley and guide Bob Jacklin, show you the area's attractions as well as the world class fly fishing. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Storage Bench/Making Watertight Connections"  In the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor build a storage bench for an entryway. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shares some tips for making watertight connections without soldering. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Dovetailed Toolbox"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Garden Smart Landscape Makeover - Part 1. GardenSMART landscapes a challenging site using beautiful plants and stunning containers. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "A Cabin Feel"  Curl up and get cozy with Katie's ideas for keeping warm on a cold winter night. Recipes squash soup, caramel apples and cranberry apple cider. [P]

10:00 AM 
It's Sew Easy  "Baby and Kids Basics"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "A Welsh, Welsh Castle"  During his travels, Frank finds an original Welsh castle to paint. [P]

11:00 AM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Raw Milk Cheese"  After a visit to a dairy farm that makes award-winning cheeses, the Pences fix raw milk gouda with egg and pizza with arugula. [G]

11:30 AM 
Cuisine Culture  "Carol Duval Leroy, Vertus, France"  Champagne has never been the same since Carol Duval Leroy took over her family's vineyards. We experience Champagne tasting competitions and authentic French cuisine on this gastronomical tour de force. [P]

12:00 PM 
Invitation to World Literature  "Candide"  A satirical novel following the travails of Candide, a hopeless optimist whose faith in his tutor's mantra that his is "the best of all possible worlds" is tested beyond all limits. Volaire's challenge to the aristocracy of his day proves refreshingly amusing and biting today. [P]

12:30 PM 
Invitation to World Literature  "Things Fall Apart"  In this foundational modern African novel, Chinua Achebe's story follows the lives of people trying to understand which belief systems deserve their loyalty. The protagonist, Okonkwo is a tribal leader who battles neighboring villages, the English, and his own demons in early colonial Nigeria. [P]

1:00 PM 
French In Action  "Genese II"  In a French class in the U.S., teacher and students collaborate on a story to learn French. It will be a story about two young people, an American boy and a French girl, their friends and adventures. [G]

1:30 PM 
French In Action  "Genese III"  In a preview of things to come, our American hero arrives in France and goes through customs. [G]

2:00 PM 
Western Tradition  "The Age of Absolutism"  Exhausted by war and civil strife, many Europeans surrender liberty for the sake of peace and order. [G]

2:30 PM 
Western Tradition  "Absolutism and the Social Contract"  England develops an ideal that governments exist to protect the rights of the governed. [G]

3:00 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Growth and Empire"  Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. [P]

3:30 PM 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. [P]

4:00 PM 
DragonflyTV  "New England"  Elly, John, Nick, and Linnea get help from the MIT Museum preparing a kinetic sculpture for the Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction challenge. At the Montshire Museum of Science, Chloe and Jesse get wet and wild creating a gravity-powered water fountain. [P]

4:30 PM 
Biz Kid$  "How to Be A Smart Consumer"  Get the most for your money. Join the Biz Kids and you'll explore smart shopping strategies. [P]

5:00 PM 
The Electric Company  "Prankster Holiday"  Other than Marcus, The Electric Company has left town for the 4th of July. Manny and Danny could not be happier - with everyone gone, they can pull the ultimate prank. [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: Pasta - The Ultimate Showcase"  Lidia returns to California to visit Andy Boy farm and learns all about broccoli rabe. Later, Lidia meets up with Dino Cortopassi, owner of Corto Olive, to hear his family's colorful culinary history. [P]

6:30 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Thrill of the Grill"  [P]

7:00 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Vanilla"  Vanilla only comes in a bottle, right? Oh, it's a bean!? Where on earth do I find vanilla beans, and then how do I cook with them? Do I crack them open or something? Wait, vanilla comes from Veracruz, Mexico - not Madagascar!? This episode will explain all of that, plus share a few amazing vanilla-infused recipes, including: Toritos: Peanut and Vanilla Aperitif; Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Vanilla and Chile de Arbol Vinaigrette; Grandma Lali's Vanilla Floating Islands. [P]

7:30 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Poaching"  Because poached meats are moist and tender yet still mild in flavor, they work well as the basis for numerous salads, soups and light suppers. They're also famously low in fat. [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Storage Bench/Making Watertight Connections"  In the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor build a storage bench for an entryway. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shares some tips for making watertight connections without soldering. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "London: Historic and Dynamic"  Rick ponders royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learns how to triple the calories of an English scone at teatime, discovers treasures in the British Library, and enjoys the vibrant evening scene in Soho. He uncovers Churchill's secret World War II headquarters, joins the 9-to-5 crowd in the new London, shops where the queen shops, and straddles the Prime Meridian at Greenwich. [G]

9:00 PM 
Equitrekking  "Carolinas"  Host Darley Newman and local guides explore some of the more than 100 miles of Appalachian trails surrounding the Biltmore Estate, much as guests of George Vanderbilt would have during the Gilded Age. Darley meets resident horses at The Biltmore Equestrian Center and learns why natural horsemanship is a powerful method of understanding horses. [P]

9:30 PM 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pasta - The Ultimate Showcase"  Lidia returns to California to visit Andy Boy farm and learns all about broccoli rabe. Later, Lidia meets up with Dino Cortopassi, owner of Corto Olive, to hear his family's colorful culinary history. [P]

10:00 PM 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Thrill of the Grill"  [P]

10:30 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Tijuana Taco Crawl"  People are passionate about their tacos in Tijuana. Ask any local and they'll tell you their favorite - complete with mouthwatering details. [P]

11:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Raw Milk Cheese"  After a visit to a dairy farm that makes award-winning cheeses, the Pences fix raw milk gouda with egg and pizza with arugula. [G]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "London: Historic and Dynamic"  Rick ponders royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learns how to triple the calories of an English scone at teatime, discovers treasures in the British Library, and enjoys the vibrant evening scene in Soho. He uncovers Churchill's secret World War II headquarters, joins the 9-to-5 crowd in the new London, shops where the queen shops, and straddles the Prime Meridian at Greenwich. [G]


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