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May 1, 2013
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11:00 pm 
Mother Nature's Child: Growing Outdoors in the Media Age   This documentary looks at how nature - an increasingly rare influence on today's children - is essential to their health and development. The film focuses on ways that nature supports cognitive and physical development, creativity, emotional balance, and spiritual awareness - and to inspire action to get our children out of doors.G

12:00 am 
Battlefield Medicine   The survival rate in Afghanistan is the highest in the history of combat, but many veterans live with dreadful injuries. Michael Mosley explores what medicine and technology can do to help rebuild their shattered lives. He reveals examples of mind-controlled prosthetics, growing spare body parts and face transplants, which are helping wounded troops and civilians overcome life-changing injuries. Part 2 of 2G

1:00 am 
Independent Lens  "The Undocumented"  Border Patrol agents, Native Americans, smugglers, ranchers, retirees and samaritans form a constellation of people engaged with the Arizona-Mexico border on a daily basis - policing it, inhabiting it, crossing it, working it, making it safer or simply feeling its consequences. But at the center of it all is the migrant. This film tells the story of the migrants who die while trying to cross an unforgiving desert in search of a better life.G

2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G

3:00 am 
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

4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "You Are Special/Daniel Is Special"  You are Special: The children are putting on a show at school today, each doing something that makes them special. O the Owl wants to be just like the others and, with a little encouragement, he learns that owls are special too. Daniel is Special: Daniel and Dad take a fall walk through the neighborhood, admiring the colors of the leaves. D

4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D

5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Coldplay"  The Grammy-winners and modern-rock giants have sold more than 50 million records worldwide. They perform their hits and selections from their album Mylo Xyloto.G

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  After 16 years and more than 100 travel shows, Rick and his crew take you behind the scenes to show you just how they produce this series. Joining the crew as they scamper through Milan and around Lake Como, you'll follow the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come with travel are shaped into a finished show. D

6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Barcelona and Costa Brava"  A Mediterranean marvel, Barcelona simmers with beautiful beaches, medieval mazes, eye popping art and hypnotic architecture. From tapas bars, to surrealist art, to Modernist structures, we'll feast on Barcelona's delights. Rambles along La Rambla, Gaudi's treasures, a neighborhood festival, designer shopping and waterfront fun are some of the highlights. D

7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Oaxaca: Footsteps In Tradition"  The Valle de Tehuacan, in the Mexican state of Puebla, is not only home to the world's greatest variety of cacti; it is also probably the birthplace of domestic corn. That corn became a staple for people throughout North America, including the civilizations that inhabited nearby Monte Alban. Those civilizations sowed the creative seeds for the Zapotecan culture that still thrives today. D

7:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Crawfish Etouffee, Citrus Pot du Creme, and Lavender Madeleines. D

8:00 am 
America's Heartland   Farm researchers in Illinois use smart phones to battle world hunger. One California firm brings in a glowing white crop of.salt. D

8:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Sweetest Cheese"  Andreas visits the valley of Gudbrandsdalen, home to the Norwegian delicacy known as brown cheese. Andreas combines this versatile ingredient with roasted goat and a sweet caramel ice cream. D

9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Spicy Fall Sweets"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Pumpkin Bread. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of molasses. Next, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of baking soda. D

9:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Framing The View"  Smith considers inviting window treatments and energy efficient windows. He also shows how to frame pressed leaves to make botanical artworks.G

10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Primitive Quartet; Takeharu Kunimoto & the Last Frontier. D

11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "A Prince of a Frog"  There is a princess in distress on Sesame Street! She cannot meet her prince without kissing a frog, but the frog keeps hopping away! Elmo and Abby try to help by learning a little more about frogs on Alan's computer. The first thing they learn is that frogs are amphibians and like to gather in groups and croak together. Abby and Elmo pretend to be croaking frogs to attract the frog. D

12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Iggy Iguanodon/Shiny Can't Sleep"  Iggy Iguanodon - The Pteranodon family continues their World Tour and meets Iggy Iguanodon, a funny chap who shows them his unique way of walking while leading our family to some white cliffs where Dad is very excited to fish and dine! Shiny Can't Sleep - Shiny gets homesick while the Pteranodon family is away from home on their World Tour. She cannot sleep, so Mr. Pteranodon takes her around the Dinosaur Train and they observe the train at night and the activities of various nocturnal creatures. D

12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Frog Prince"  Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out The Frog Prince and meet another Princess who can't see eye to eye with her friend! Will the Super Readers be able to help the Princess and the Frog kiss and make up? Educational Objectives: To learn about compromise, practice the alphabet and rhyme with UMP words. Preschoolers discover that the power to read will change the story. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Tough Enough/How Cool Is Coral"  Tough Enough - Nick and Sally are trying to guess what animal is the toughest one - is it a lion? Oh no, it must be the enormous elephant! Why not at all, says The Cat. The toughest of all is a teeny tiny Waterbear. Huh? Off to meet Cat's friend Wally the Waterbear. D

1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D

2:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Cycling Idaho"  Whether you prefer the open road or steep mountains, Idaho is a bicyclist's paradise. We'll take you on some scenic bike trips around the state, from the Teton Valley in eastern Idaho, to the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes in northern Idaho's Silver Valley, to epic mountain biking in the Boulder Mountains of central Idaho.G

2:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Kati Marton"  Marcia Franklin talks with author and former journalist Kati Marton. During the interview, taped at the 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference, Franklin talks with Marton about her experience researching her most recent work, Enemies of the People. The book chronicles Marton's search to learn more about her parents, who were imprisoned by the Hungarian government during the Cold War for their work as reporters for American news outlets.G

3:00 pm 
Bluegrass Underground  "The Del McCoury Band"  Band patriarch Del McCoury has impeccable traditional credentials, including an early-'60s stint with Bill Monroe, the Father of Bluegrass, a 2010 National Heritage Fellowship and 2011 induction into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame. But the Grammy-winning singer/guitarist who personifies the "High Lonesome" sound also takes it to new frontiers playing with everyone from jam band Phish to the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. McCoury's band features sons Ronnie (mandolin) and Rob (banjo), with fiddler Jason Carter and bassist Alan Bartram. D

3:30 pm 
Music Voyager  "Israel: Songs from the Holy Land"  Music Voyager host Jacob Edgar travels to Jerusalem and northern Israel to discover the sights and sounds of a region rich with ancient history and religious significance. Israel is a land of contrasts and conflicts: between tradition and modernity, war and peace, spirituality and secularism. The popular band Hadag Nahash blends hip-hop, funk and soul with politically expedient Hebrew lyrics to draw attention to the complex issues facing Israeli society. D

4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   James Dowland is confined to the hospital when his son arrives. Dorcas welcomes the child into the Post Office, which causes turmoil when James is released. Thomas Brown is tormented by doubt about his wedding. Miss Ellison desperately wants her strange skin disease healed quickly.G

6:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Death and Dreams, Part 2"  Additional deaths, including at the hospital run by Barnaby's old acquaintance, Dr. Jane Moore, have the detective trying to get to the bottom of what is going on. Barnaby's own life is threatened before he realizes the links among the deaths. Part 2 of 2G

7:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Mr. Selfridge, Part 5"  With Selfridge badly hurt in a car crash, his chief of staff, Roger Grove, takes over the operation of the store. Grove's first decision is to ban Lady Mae's suffragettes from meeting in the store. Agnes gets to know Henri Leclair, the window dresser. Staff members work on a solution for the suffragettes. Part 5 of 8G

8:00 pm 
Death In Paradise   With Richard struck down by a tropical disease and Camille in Paris, it is left to Dwayne and Fidel to solve the apparently impossible murder of a local diver. As if their job isn't tough enough, they also have to contend with holidaying British cop DS Angela Young.G

9:00 pm 
Call The Midwife   The whole Poplar community pulls together to prepare for the annual Summer Fete. The introduction of a baby show involves the midwives, especially Trixie, who must secure a celebrity judge. At the ante-natal clinic, Jenny meets Nora, an impoverished mother of eight, who is distraught that she may soon have another mouth to feed.G

10:00 pm 
Lark Rise to Candleford   James Dowland is confined to the hospital when his son arrives. Dorcas welcomes the child into the Post Office, which causes turmoil when James is released. Thomas Brown is tormented by doubt about his wedding. Miss Ellison desperately wants her strange skin disease healed quickly.G

11:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Death and Dreams, Part 2"  Additional deaths, including at the hospital run by Barnaby's old acquaintance, Dr. Jane Moore, have the detective trying to get to the bottom of what is going on. Barnaby's own life is threatened before he realizes the links among the deaths. Part 2 of 2G

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