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March 15, 2013
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12:30 am 
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1:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 3. Exploring Unity and Diversity"  Who do we teach? Because themes of unity and diversity surface within both academic content and classroom climate, this session focuses on strategies for teaching provocative issues in social studies as well as methods of addressing a diversity of learners. The onscreen teachers examine national documents for themes of unity and diversity, explore Howard Gardner. D
1:58 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 4. Applying Themes and Disciplines"  What do we teach? Working from the NCSS themes and standards, the onscreen teachers identify approaches to integrating disciplines while teaching social studies content. Classroom video segments illustrate effective strategies for teaching across the curriculum and provide an opportunity to reflect on teaching practices. The session ends with the teachers developing a lesson plan that incorporates a variety of themes and disciplines. D
3:00 am 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 1  "Conceptual Thinking"  In this workshop, the focus is on concept maps as tools for helping students learn. Joseph Novak, Professor of Biological Science, explains how students learn by assimilating new concepts into their already existing frameworks and takes a teacher step-by-step through the design and process of concept mapping. You will see concept maps being used in a variety of ways in mathematics and science lessons and will even have an opportunity to make some concept maps of your own. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Electric Field"  Faraday's vision of lines of constant force in space laid the foundation for the modern force field theory. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Federalism: U.S. V. The States"  This program explores federalism as a Constitutional compromise, especially in terms of present-day conflicts between people who believe that power should reside primarily in the national government and those who want government authority retained within the states. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "The Picnic/Prejudice"  Ramon and Rebecca have a nice chat at a picnic for the after-school program, but are interrupted when some racist kids taunt Vincent Wang for being Chinese.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Better Balance"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford's Carnival/Clifford's Doggy Reunion"  Clifford's Carnival - Everyone, including Clifford, knows to work as a team to put on this year's Fall Carnival. Jetta sees herself as a boss rather than a team player but soon learns the importance of being a team player. Clifford's Doggy Reunion - Clifford and Emily are excited - Cousin Laura and her dog Rex are coming to visit! They haven't seen each other since Clifford was a little puppy! When they arrive, Emily and Clifford find Laura and Rex are different than they remember them. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/The Secret Guardians"  Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble - The Tibble Twins set out on new business venture - selling their pre-school art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. Is the Krummy Kreepy Kastle really worth giving up their masterpieces? The Secret Guardians - When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful and private woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to tell no one and keep it as their secret spot. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Hundley Jr./Curious George Gets Winded"  Hundley Jr. - What's long, low to the ground, and loves to clean milkweed off the lobby floor? Hundley's newest friend and caterpillar, Hundley Jr! But when Hundley is torn between looking after the lobby and caring for his new friend, he turns his lobby duties over - to a monkey! Curious George Gets Winded - Bill needs one more newspaper delivery to win the coveted Golden Pouch, but a big snowfall ruins his chances. Even with George's help, there's no way he can deliver all those papers in time. D
8:38 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
9:15 am 
Super Why!  "The Three Feathers"  All aboard! Pig and his brothers are building a train set but Pig's negative attitude has stopped him in his tracks! The Super Readers encounter a young prince about to embark on a race to find a magic carpet! The only problem is the prince doesn't think he can do it! As the Super Readers journey towards the magic carpet, they wonder if they'll be able to change the prince's outlook. Educational Objectives: To learn about the power of positive thinking, practice the alphabet and spelling skills, identify the letters U, N, L, O, C, K and use the power to read to change the story!. D
9:52 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Arnie Rides The Flatcar/Old Reliable"  Buddy, Tiny, and Mom visit their very large sauropod friend, Arnie Argentinosaurus, and his dad. Arnie has grown bigger since our kids have seen him and is now too big to ride on the Dinosaur Train anymore. Tiny and Buddy arrange with Mr. Conductor for Arnie to be the first big dinosaur to ride on the newest Dinosaur Train car - the flatbed car! Mr. Pteranodon and Mr. Lambeosaurus take all the kids to see a field of geysers - holes in the ground that hot water shoots out from! At the same time, Mrs. Pteranodon and Mrs. Lambeosaurus are relaxing nearby in soothing pools of warm water, called hot springs. D
10:30 am 
Sesame Street  "The Good Sport"  Elmo and Abby are playing a game of hot potato together. Elmo keeps losing the game and starts to feel frustrated. He thinks that something must be wrong with the potato, and tries using another one, but he still loses. D
11:30 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Dog's Having A Party/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Dog's Having a Party - Dog and Duck want to throw a house party at Dog's house. But all they have is the letter H, and they don't know what to do with it! With the help of Sheep they soon realize that H is a fabulous letter; with it they can make hotdogs, hats, hula-hoops and a great party indeed. Hurray! Dog Wants to Play Ball - Dog wants to play ball, but he's having trouble communicating with his friends because they won't stop and listen to him. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Big Time Caillou"  Big Kid Caillou: Caillou's older friend Andre is coming over to play, but Caillou is a little worried that his toys are too 'little kid-ish". He quickly hides his toys, filling his room with big-boy stuff (like car magazines and grown-up games).only to find out Andre isn't quite ready for big-boy stuff either. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Guess Who? and Sweet Treats"  Guess Who?: BJ and Baby Bop decide to get Halloween celebrations underway with a costume party. But when it comes to picking costumes, Riff just can't decide! That night, as the festivities get underway, Riff makes a grand entrance proudly wearing a costume that suits him perfectly! Educational theme: Friendship. Sweet Treats: Barney and his friends go trick-or-treating in the park. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Working Well"  Alicia Botti, the famous opera singer, is coming to Sodor. Thomas is bubbling with pride that he is to collect her and take her to the Town Hall for the grand concert. Also arriving that day is a new engine named Charlie. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Hundley Jr./Curious George Gets Winded"  Hundley Jr. - What's long, low to the ground, and loves to clean milkweed off the lobby floor? Hundley's newest friend and caterpillar, Hundley Jr! But when Hundley is torn between looking after the lobby and caring for his new friend, he turns his lobby duties over - to a monkey! Curious George Gets Winded - Bill needs one more newspaper delivery to win the coveted Golden Pouch, but a big snowfall ruins his chances. Even with George's help, there's no way he can deliver all those papers in time. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Wordball Games"  Right before the yearly Wordball Games, the neighborhood Olympics, Hector sprains his ankle. With Hector unable to compete, The Electric Company does not have enough players to participate against the four Pranksters! But when Manny also gets hurt, the numbers are even once again. Now the question is, can Marcus handle Hector's event the Word Obstacle course?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Dinner Or Consequences, Part 1/Dinner Or Consequences, Part 2"  DINNER OR CONSEQUENCES, PART 1 - Dr. Two Brains is stealing all the city's milk and using it-with help from the unusually talkative Energy Monster-to superpower his new ray and turn the whole city into cheese! It's up to WordGirl to find the disappearing dairy and stop Dr. Two Brains. even if it means missing her family feast and having to face the consequences. Vocabulary Words: Feast, Consequences. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus"  Chris and Martin are on a mission to discover why walrus look so weird, but discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line. The Wild Kratts team must use the walrus features against Zach to save the creatures and return them to their Arctic domain. Science Concepts: Suction. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Peace, Love, and Hackerness"  Hacker's fear rating has plummeted to near zero - almost no one is scare of him anymore! To boost his bad guy image, he blasts the antenna off of Far Out Radio and sets off a cataclysmic chain reaction: no music - no rebooter bees - no computer chips - no Cyberspace! The CyberSquad must find and measure each antenna piece so they can replace the antenna before Cyberspace shuts down. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "There's Food Safety and Then There's Food Safety"  Ruff sends Harsha, Noel and Sam to build a foolproof structure that can protect a tortilla chip and Grandma Ruffman's cake. Sammy visits Spanish Harlem in New York City. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, with the markets at lofty levels we talk with former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. D
5:54 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. In an encore edition, Need to Know examines how the abortion debate in Texas has led to massive cuts in family planning services - even at clinics that perform no abortions. Host Scott Simon interviews Pam Belluck of the New York Times about what's happening in other states. D
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn, with a panel of news professionals, plus political analysts, examines the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G
9:00 pm 
Country Pop Legends (My Music)   Country pop legends unite to perform their biggest and most-loved hit recordings from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Country music legend Roy Clark hosts this emotional trip through three decades of memories. New performances from Glen Campbell, Crystal Gale, Hank Locklin, Bill Anderson, BJ Thomas, The Bellamy Brothers, The Browns and more are intermixed with full-length vintage archival gems from the vaults.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:30 am 
Garrow's Law   Garrow is spurred by his nemesis Silvester to defend a man accused of raping a servant girl. Garrow wins the controversial case, and the detestable man is acquitted. Garrow's close friendship with Lady Sarah is complicating his professional life.G
1:30 am 
Garrow's Law   Garrow takes on the case of a prostitute accused of murdering a client. Garrow's relationshp with his mentor, John Southouse, is still strained until a desperate Mary Hamer arrives in Southouse's office, begging Garrow to defend her husband. John Hamer has been languishing in Newgate Prison for months without being charged after being arrested on suspicion of sedition.G
2:30 am 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "St. Joe River Country"  Part of the nation's Wild and Scenic river system, North Idaho's shadowy St. Joe has witnessed steamboats, log drives, ghost towns and rafters.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Firoozeh Dumas: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the Iranian-born humorist. Dumas, who is working on a one-woman show, is the author of Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in AmericaG
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Sesame Street-O-Saurus"  Grover, Elmo, and Rosita are imaging that they are Paleontologists, scientists who dig through dirt and stones to find fossils. Chris explains that fossils are what are left of a plant or an animal that lived a long time ago. The first thing they find in the dirt is a colorful, metal soup ladle which Grover thinks is a bone from a dinosaur. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty"  Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty - Prince Wednesday is in the block corner at school building the "tallest tower in the world!" Even though he needs to go to the bathroom, he doesn't want to stop what he is doing. He learns how important it is to stop and go right away. Daniel Goes to the Potty - Dad's trumpet is broken, so he takes Daniel along to Music Man Stan's Shop to get it fixed. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore!"  Cora! Cora! Cora! - Helen's family friend Kit Luntanne (Jennifer Westfeldt) is upset. She's had to leave her lovable dog, Cora, at home while she travels with her acting troupe. Backstage at the theater, Martha meets Ham Johnson (Jon Hamm), an actor who admires Kit and wants to impress her. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Survivors of the Firestorm"  The wildfires that tore through the Australian state of Victoria in February 2009 incinerated more than a million acres, leaving death and destruction in their wake. Volunteers nurse burned and traumatized wildlife - even fish - back to health at wildlife hospitals and private facilities. Meanwhile in the forest, renewal is taking place too. One year later, the natural world is well on its way back to health.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Prague and the Czech Republic"  Rick visits newly energized Prague with side trips to Kutna Hora to descend into a medieval mine.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "France's Burgundy and Loire Regions"  From the town of Beaune, Rudy learns about winemaking history and the taste of Burgundy.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape"  In this episode, host David Yetman and Argentine archeologist Maria Jose Figuerero make their way through the arid, desolate and windswept Patagonia landscape. The travelers make part of the trip on horseback along the Chilean/Argentine border, taking time to observe the glorious flight of the graceful Andean condor. They also stop in the city of Calafate, the gateway to Glacier National Park, and observe a local folklore performance group dancing and making music. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Peanut Butter Apple Puffs"  We're going to take an all time kid favorite food combination of fresh apples and peanut butter, and bake those right inside a biscuit, these are called Peanut Butter Apple Puffs. Sound unusual? You will love them! And we'll serve them up with a yummy cider drink and a smoothie.a purple cow!. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Urban Gardening (Detroit, MI)"  As cities across America fend off the impact of economic blight, many are finding that gardens are providing one of the fastest roads to recovery. They're providing an emotional boost to citizens, food for the hungry and instant beauty to areas while lifting spirits and enthusiasm for a better tomorrow. Detroit is a landmark city making huge strides through its gardens and programs built around them. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Bison Homecoming, Preserving Tribal Languages, Peregrine Protection, Soaring with Paragliders"  One hundred years after Native American Michael Pablo sent his captive bison herd to Canada to help preserve the dwindling species, dozens of their descendants are released into the bison herd on the American Prairie Reserve in northern Montana.G
10:00 am 
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. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D
10:30 am 
Aviators   Remote control aircraft: We visit the Joe Nall event, the "Oshkosh" of RC flying. Blue Angels - Fat Albert: All aboard Fat Albert Airlines, the Blue Angels' incredible USMC C130T. Yak 52W: Sara meets Peyton McCool and takes a spin (literally) in his Soviet-era trainer. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Country Classics; Sweet Potato Pie; Tone Blazers. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Hansel & Gretel's Playdate with Big Bird"  Hansel and Gretel come to Sesame Street for a play date with Big Bird. As they walk to Big Bird's nest, Hansel realizes that he's not sure how to get back to the subway station afterwards. Gretel agrees and thinks they should leave a trail, so they leave a trail of cookie crumbs. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Arnie Rides The Flatcar/Old Reliable"  Buddy, Tiny, and Mom visit their very large sauropod friend, Arnie Argentinosaurus, and his dad. Arnie has grown bigger since our kids have seen him and is now too big to ride on the Dinosaur Train anymore. Tiny and Buddy arrange with Mr. Conductor for Arnie to be the first big dinosaur to ride on the newest Dinosaur Train car - the flatbed car! Mr. Pteranodon and Mr. Lambeosaurus take all the kids to see a field of geysers - holes in the ground that hot water shoots out from! At the same time, Mrs. Pteranodon and Mrs. Lambeosaurus are relaxing nearby in soothing pools of warm water, called hot springs. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ugly Duckling: Becoming A Swan"  Pig is too big for his bed and his sneakers are pinching his feet - what is going on? The superhero readers zoom into the story of The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan, and meet a little guy who is experiencing growing pains of his own. Super Why and his friends help Duckling accept himself as he is while Pig learns an important lesson about the benefits of getting bigger. Educational Objectives: To learn about getting bigger. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Fireflies"  It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Playful Dolphin"  Wyland connects science and art together using composition and perspective.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   The program theme is Rock & Roll. Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock," The Beach Boys' "California Girls" as well as a great Boogie Woogie Riff made famous by Jerry Lee Lewis. Featured artists include Dave Powers and Nat Kerr. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Africa's Secret Seven"  The behavior of Africa's most secretive animals are examined. The serval, aardvark, pangolin, genet, african wildcat, civet and porcupine furtively go about their top-secret activities. We witness how each one cunningly outwits the super-predators in its own special way, with extra-sharp senses and other strategies for survival.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air"  The tiny hummingbird qualifies as one of the toughest and most energetic creatures on the planet. Recent breakthroughs in the study of the bird's biology are combined with high-definition, high-speed footage of hummingbirds in the wild and high-tech presentations of their remarkable abilities.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Africa's Secret Seven"  The behavior of Africa's most secretive animals are examined. The serval, aardvark, pangolin, genet, african wildcat, civet and porcupine furtively go about their top-secret activities. We witness how each one cunningly outwits the super-predators in its own special way, with extra-sharp senses and other strategies for survival.G
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Scenic Byways"  Cameras capture scenes from the state's system of more than 2,400 miles of official Scenic, Historic or Backcountry byways. The routes crisscross the state to reveal natural wonders, geologic and historic sites, and the varied topography of Idaho.G
9:30 pm 
Robert Plant & The Band of Joy: Live from the Artists Den   A rare snowy day in Nashville, Tennessee, set the stage for an even rarer event - an intimate concert by rock icon Robert Plant at the War Memorial Auditorium. Performing with his new, Grammy-nominated group - aptly titled the Band of Joy - Plant played both Led Zeppelin classics and new songs that continue to have an impact on the music scene today. Recorded February 9, 2011. D
10:30 pm 
Nature  "Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air"  The tiny hummingbird qualifies as one of the toughest and most energetic creatures on the planet. Recent breakthroughs in the study of the bird's biology are combined with high-definition, high-speed footage of hummingbirds in the wild and high-tech presentations of their remarkable abilities.G
11:30 pm 
Wild!  "Africa's Secret Seven"  The behavior of Africa's most secretive animals are examined. The serval, aardvark, pangolin, genet, african wildcat, civet and porcupine furtively go about their top-secret activities. We witness how each one cunningly outwits the super-predators in its own special way, with extra-sharp senses and other strategies for survival.G
12:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Malcolm Gladwell and Daniel Pink"  Malcolm Gladwell is author of the bestsellers The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference, (2000) and Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005). In his newest book, Gladwell focuses his extraordinary mix of story-telling and intuitive thinking on the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, most famous and most successful. What makes high achievers different? His answer lies not in paying attention to what successful people are like, but in paying attention to where they are from: their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncrasies of their upbringing. D
1:00 am 
Ethics In America II  "My Brother's Keeper"  In a neighborhood perhaps like your own, in a family perhaps not too different from yours, individuals struggle with their college applications, with promotions at work, with the actions of their neighbors, and try to determine what to do when important values about questions of fairness, loyalty, secrets, and trust conflict.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812.G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Developing Child"  Traces the processes and stages of growth and considers the nature vs. nurture debate by showing how developmental psychologists study the relative influence of heredity and environment.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Language Development"  Examines the development of language and what psychologists hope to discover about the human mind, society and culture by studying how children use language in social communication.G
4:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Drum Sticks"  Join in this episode as Joel and professional child drummer Cole Marcus travel through the Vic Firth manufacturing facility to learn how drum sticks are made. Watch as Cole tries to teach Joel drumming tips and technique. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Edible Landscapes (Los Altos, CA & Mt. Vernon, WA)"  One undeniable and popular trend today is making the most of all your garden space. Today's landscape is not only beautiful but functional too. The edible landscape is the new buzzword and it's sweeping the country as emboldened gardeners spice up their designs with culinary classics. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus"  Chris and Martin are on a mission to discover why walrus look so weird, but discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line. The Wild Kratts team must use the walrus features against Zach to save the creatures and return them to their Arctic domain. Science Concepts: Suction. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Chicken/Pollo"  Mary Ann proves there are more ways to cook chicken than you can possibly imagine by preparing classic Chicken with Wine and Grapes, then a wintry-perfect Chicken and Fontina Casserole, and finishes off with easy-to-prepare Chicken Cutlets Stuffed with Ham and Herbs. Don't be chicken with chicken. D
6:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Neighborly Supper"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a casual meal featuring delectable "Walnut Stuffed Mushrooms." "Roasted Butternut Squash with Garlic" is served on the side, along with mouthwatering "Spinach with Garbanzo Beans and Caramelized Onion." Scrumptious "Light and Lovely Lemon Cake" rounds out this simple supper menu. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Morocco"  Ben O'Donoghue starts his culinary adventures with lunch at the camel market in Casablanca.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, Wooden Ships & Shiplap Boards"  Norm visits Essex's last shipyard. Kevin and Tom build shiplap barn board walls and a mantel. Landscape architect Kellie Connelly and Roger show off the finished yard, and project architect Sally DeGan gives a tour of a home with accessible retrofits. D
8:30 am 
Woodturning Workshop  "Ladle"  It seems we can't keep Tim out of the kitchen. He is back at it again as he shows you how to turn a soup ladle that you would be proud to have at your dinner table. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  To gardeners, Thomas Jefferson holds a special place of honor. The gardens at Monticello were a botanic laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world. As an avid plantsman and gardener, Mr. Jefferson kept detailed records over many years of his horticultural discoveries, plant exchanges with friends around Europe as well as his successes and failures when it came to his own gardening and farming practices at Monticello. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Kids and Nature"  Michele shares fun, creative ways to get the kids outdoors exploring, building, and enjoying nature's playground. Grab the kids and learn how to build nests and forts just their size using natural materials along with game style activities guaranteed to keep things entertaining and interesting!. D
10:00 am 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Batting"  Tour a batting factory for a keen understanding of its qualities for the quilt sandwich. Quilters' Alphabet: S-T (Show Block: Cover Up). D
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "The Homestead, Part 2"  Now with the under-painting in place, Jerry will show how to sketch in the house using proper perspective. Then blocks in pine trees and house. Then applies first layer of snow on ground to establish the snowdrifts around road and ground contours. D
11:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Italian Entrepreneurs"  The Italians came to America with very few possessions, but it was not long before they were "making good" in Louisiana. Joe Maselli introduces us to these Italian truck farmers, citrus importers, grocers, restaurateurs and ultimately, entrepreneurs of Louisiana's food industry. Chef Folse joins Phyllis Fresina, of Fresina's Pasta Company, as she demonstrates how to make a simple, authentic Italian dish. D
11:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Chocolate Fun"  What could be more fun than desserts featuring chocolate? There are three amazing chocolate treats on today's show. First is a candy burst cake and a unique technique for piping colored candy melts to create shapes. Then, Nancy has a decorating tip lesson for making a balls and bead borders. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Changes/The Farm"  Sandy goes to a women's shelter. Kevin decides to go out to his uncle's farm, and he and Rebecca pack up their apartment.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Thanksgiving/Starting Over"  Rebecca and Kevin enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving celebration with Uncle Brendan's family and Rebecca returns to San Francisco.G
1:00 pm 
Ethics In America II  "My Brother's Keeper"  In a neighborhood perhaps like your own, in a family perhaps not too different from yours, individuals struggle with their college applications, with promotions at work, with the actions of their neighbors, and try to determine what to do when important values about questions of fairness, loyalty, secrets, and trust conflict.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Developing Child"  Traces the processes and stages of growth and considers the nature vs. nurture debate by showing how developmental psychologists study the relative influence of heredity and environment.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Language Development"  Examines the development of language and what psychologists hope to discover about the human mind, society and culture by studying how children use language in social communication.G
4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Drum Sticks"  Join in this episode as Joel and professional child drummer Cole Marcus travel through the Vic Firth manufacturing facility to learn how drum sticks are made. Watch as Cole tries to teach Joel drumming tips and technique. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Peace, Love, and Hackerness"  Hacker's fear rating has plummeted to near zero - almost no one is scare of him anymore! To boost his bad guy image, he blasts the antenna off of Far Out Radio and sets off a cataclysmic chain reaction: no music - no rebooter bees - no computer chips - no Cyberspace! The CyberSquad must find and measure each antenna piece so they can replace the antenna before Cyberspace shuts down. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Heartwarming Italian American Classics"  Italians are known for their big family meals, and in this episode Lidia celebrates two heart-warming Italian-American classics that are perfect for any Sunday get together - Chicken Trombino and Italian American Meatloaf - two family friendly dishes that will bring your loved ones close to the table. D
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Autumn Desserts"  Bridget reveals the secrets to the ultimate Apple Dumplings. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for cake carriers. Next, Chris learns about the best apple varieties for baking at Saratoga Orchards. D
7:00 pm 
America's Home Cooking: Dinner for Two   Host Christ Fennimore retrieves favorite recipes from 16 years of cooking shows. He resizes the dishes, most of them intended to feed six to eight people, to better fit the needs of today's smaller households. He also recruites some of his favorite cooks to come back to the kitchen to recreate smaller portions of such offerings as creamy butternut squash soup, zesty chicken cacciatore, cheesy manicotti, Greek-style chicken and rice casserole, and baked apples.G
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Autumn Desserts"  Bridget reveals the secrets to the ultimate Apple Dumplings. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for cake carriers. Next, Chris learns about the best apple varieties for baking at Saratoga Orchards. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Andre Chiang & Cooking with Our Senses"  We have all heard the saying " you eat with your eyes" - well on this week's episode of SIMPLY MING, Michelin Star Chef Andre Chiang of Singapore's famous Restaurant Andre, shows us what this really means. Shopping at one of the city's well-known wet markets, Ming and Andre find inspiration in pristine, fresh ingredients that they use to create two memorable culinary creations. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Italian Entrepreneurs"  The Italians came to America with very few possessions, but it was not long before they were "making good" in Louisiana. Joe Maselli introduces us to these Italian truck farmers, citrus importers, grocers, restaurateurs and ultimately, entrepreneurs of Louisiana's food industry. Chef Folse joins Phyllis Fresina, of Fresina's Pasta Company, as she demonstrates how to make a simple, authentic Italian dish. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Central Turkey"  Rick rides camels, ponders luxurious carpets and is welcomed by friendly locals. In Ankara, he learns about Atatrk, the "father of modern Turkey."G
12:00 am 
America Revealed  "Electric Nation"  Called the biggest, most complex machine in the world, Yul Kwon travels the country to understand how more than 200,000 miles of high-tension transmission lines deliver electricity to the nation and learn the intricacies and vulnerabilities of the system. He joins a live wire repair team who do their daring repairs from the side of a helicopter in flight, visits the country's largest coal mine, and rappels down the side of a wind turbine.G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Dow aims for 10 in a row. The S&P aims for an all-time high. But, even with stocks climbing to unprecedented levels, there is a tug-of-war going on in the economy that could influence which direction the market heads from here. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Snoop Lion (rapper). D
3:00 am 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Mrs. Goundo's Daughter"  The African ritual of female genital cutting prompts one young Malian mother to seek asylum in the United States to protect her two-year-old daughter from the pain and sometimes horrific health consequences of the practice. "Mrs. Goundo's Daughter" bridges the mother's two worlds - the largely Islamic West African village and her adopted home in Philadelphia. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Elizabeth Moss (actress). D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "The New Battle Field: Life After War for America's New Veterans"  Guests: Colonel David Sutherland, Special Assistant to the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Paula Domenici, Head of Training Programs at the Center for Deployment Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences; Rajiv Srinivasan, Spokesman for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. With the Iraq war ending and operations winding down in Afghanistan, over 2.3 million troops will be coming home to make the transition to civilian life. While many have sustained visible wounds from combat, others will carry invisible psychological scars. D
5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Is Free Will An Illusion?"  Some philosophers and scientists claim that because every event is determined by prior events, including every event in our brains, free will is not real. What are the arguments, the evidence?. D
6:00 am 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Search for El Dorado"  Wood moves to Ecuador, where a member of the Pizarro clan, Gonzalo, led an expedition in 1541 to find El Dorado, a ruler reputed to possess vast riches. Part 3 of 4G
7:00 am 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "All The World Is Human"  Wood follows clues to trace the route of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, who walked across America from Florida to the Pacific coast. Part 4 of 4G
8:00 am 
Summer of Birds   A SUMMER OF BIRDS details a relatively unknown chapter in the life of renowned naturalist painter, ornithologist and literary figure John James Audubon. Based on the acclaimed book, A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House by award-winning writer Danny Heitman, the documentary chronicles the formative summer Audubon spent in Louisiana in 1821, in the lush surroundings of Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish. There, Audubon began or completed nearly half of the 435 pictures in his famous "Birds of America" collection. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "St. Joe River Country"  Part of the nation's Wild and Scenic river system, North Idaho's shadowy St. Joe has witnessed steamboats, log drives, ghost towns and rafters.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Firoozeh Dumas: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the Iranian-born humorist. Dumas, who is working on a one-woman show, is the author of Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in AmericaG
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "The New Battle Field: Life After War for America's New Veterans"  Guests: Colonel David Sutherland, Special Assistant to the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Paula Domenici, Head of Training Programs at the Center for Deployment Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences; Rajiv Srinivasan, Spokesman for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. With the Iraq war ending and operations winding down in Afghanistan, over 2.3 million troops will be coming home to make the transition to civilian life. While many have sustained visible wounds from combat, others will carry invisible psychological scars. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "Is Free Will An Illusion?"  Some philosophers and scientists claim that because every event is determined by prior events, including every event in our brains, free will is not real. What are the arguments, the evidence?. D
12:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Search for El Dorado"  Wood moves to Ecuador, where a member of the Pizarro clan, Gonzalo, led an expedition in 1541 to find El Dorado, a ruler reputed to possess vast riches. Part 3 of 4G
1:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "All The World Is Human"  Wood follows clues to trace the route of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, who walked across America from Florida to the Pacific coast. Part 4 of 4G
2:00 pm 
Summer of Birds   A SUMMER OF BIRDS details a relatively unknown chapter in the life of renowned naturalist painter, ornithologist and literary figure John James Audubon. Based on the acclaimed book, A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House by award-winning writer Danny Heitman, the documentary chronicles the formative summer Audubon spent in Louisiana in 1821, in the lush surroundings of Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish. There, Audubon began or completed nearly half of the 435 pictures in his famous "Birds of America" collection. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "The Search for El Dorado"  Wood moves to Ecuador, where a member of the Pizarro clan, Gonzalo, led an expedition in 1541 to find El Dorado, a ruler reputed to possess vast riches. Part 3 of 4G
6:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "All The World Is Human"  Wood follows clues to trace the route of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, who walked across America from Florida to the Pacific coast. Part 4 of 4G
7:00 pm 
Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard & Ray Price: Last Of The Breed   Three legendary performers band together to perform songs they have known and loved for years for this concert taped for PBS in March 2007 at the Rosemont Theatre in Chicago. During this final performance of their sold-out tour, the singers deliver rousing performances of their greatest hits. The threesome is backed by Asleep at the Wheel and Ray Price's Cherokee Cowboys.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, with the markets at lofty levels we talk with former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Conquistadors with Michael Wood  "All The World Is Human"  Wood follows clues to trace the route of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, who walked across America from Florida to the Pacific coast. Part 4 of 4G

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