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11:00 pm 
Chasing The Moon: American Experience   Explore the early days of the space race, the struggle to catch up with the Soviet Union and the enormous stakes in the quest to reach the moon. This episode reveals both the breathtaking failures and successes of the developing U.S. space program. D
1:00 am 
Closing The Gap: 50 Years Seeking Equal Pay   Half a century after President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, women in both high-paying, high-growth STEM careers and those in part-time, low-wage jobs still only make, on average, 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. In that time span, the current wage gap improved at a rate of less than half a cent per year; if it continues at that pace, the wage gap will not close completely until 2053. Month to month, women - primary or co-breadwinners in six out of every 10 American families - face greater financial burdens in meeting living costs such as food, housing, transportation, health care and child care. D
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wooden Boats, Wondrous Lakes"  We follow the wake of classic boats, with their graceful lines, across Idaho's big lakes, and we meet the people who have made the restoration of wooden boats their passion. The hour-long program visits wooden boat shows in McCall, Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, and explores the character of these wooden works of art.G
2:30 am 
MotorWeek   R/T: '20 TOYOTA SUPRA GOSS: SPARK PLUG DIAGNOSIS FYI: DAYTONA MOTORSPORTS MUSEUM QS: FORD EXPLORER, MERCEDES BENZ GLS R/T: COMPACT SUV CHALLENGE. D
3:00 am 
Evolution of America: 1619 to Today   Evolution of America: 1619 to Today explores the pivotal events which took place in the seemingly obscure year of 1619, and have both bedeviled and helped define the United States. From the initial incarnation of representative government in the New World to the arrival of the first Africans to the English colony, these events played an important part of shaping the American experience. Coupled with two other key events that year, they have remained integral to political and social life in the U.S. D
4:00 am 
Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire   When Dale Chihuly founded the Pilchuck Glass School 44 years ago, he had no idea he was making history. Narrated by Academy Award-winner Jeff Bridges, Pilchuck: A Dance with Fire tells the story of how a small camp in the woods became a world-class art school and attracted glass masters and students from all over the globe. D
5:00 am 
NOVA  "Black Hole Universe"  Join astrophysicist Janna Levin on a mind-bending journey to the frontiers of black hole research. Discover how scientists may soon be able to "see" a black hole and are revealing new clues to the strangest and most extreme objects in the universe.G
6:00 am 
Samantha Brown's Places to Love  "Central North Island, New Zealand"  Samantha explores the natural beauty of Lake Taupo by kayak and stops off for a soak in the hot springs before hiking upstream to the magnificent Huka Falls. At Te Puia, Samantha experiences Pohutu, the largest geyser in the Southern Hemisphere and learns how to cook in boiling hot geo-thermal pools. She also meets Katz, who heads the woodworking school of the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, and talks about the Maori culture and the struggle to keep the culture alive. D
6:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Montreal & Quebec City"  Two of the most unique and appealing cities in the world are just north of New England. You'll find brie, pate, jewel box-patisseries, and "s'il vous plait" right along with bagels, maple syrup, hockey, delis, and bocce ball. A modern skyscraper might be cheek-by-jowl with a 17th century, stone nunnery. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Sierra Madre Easter"  Travel around Chihuahua, Mexico, with host David Yetman and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's Jesus Garcia, a native of Mexico. Together they look at how traditions continue for the area's indigenous peoples while new arrivals contribute to Chihuahua's identity in other ways. The first stop is Paquime, site of one of the most sophisticated pre-Columbian cities in northwestern Mexico. D
7:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Plates and Places  "It's All Greek to Me"  Join Joanne and her students as they explore Greek food and culture on the island of Kea in Greece. Cook fish in fig leaves two ways and whip up two phyllo pies, one sweet and one savory. Recipes: Aglaia's spinach and leek pie; Honey semolina custard pie-galaktoboureko; Grilled fish in fig leaves; Fish in fig leaves with fig salsa. D
8:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Joanne Chang"  This week on Simply Ming, Joanne Chang, the mastermind behind Boston's wildly popular Flour bakery shops, stops in for a day of desserts. Joanne makes an amazing passion fruit and raspberry Pavlova, while Ming follows up with a light, delectable, and dairy-free isle flottante or "floating island." Get that sweet tooth ready for this week's episode of Simply Ming!. D
8:30 am 
GardenSMART   GardenSMART visits two beautiful European cities and tours an amazing garden. Stunning architecture, great gardening lessons. Be sure to tune in as we GardenSMART in Europe. D
9:00 am 
My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas  "The World's Most Famous Olive"  Diane visits a small village in Laconia, the Peloponnese, where the famous Kalamata olive is cultivated, to follow the famous olive from harvest to table. After a chilly day of collecting, scoring, and processing the ripened fruits, Diane heads to the kitchen to whip up an olive feast. First up, a dish fit for a Greek hero, Spartan chicken, with those celebrated olives, tomatoes and feta cheese. D
9:30 am 
Cook's Country  "Spicy and Sour for Supper"  Bridget Lancaster shows Julia Collin Davison how to make a classic Latin version of arroz con pollo. Equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his choice for the best dry measuring cups on the market. Tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of store-bought whipped topping. D
10:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "James Bay/Rhiannon Giddens"  Enjoy performances by acclaimed singer/songwriters Bay and Giddens. Englishman Bay plays songs from his chart-topping debut Chaos and the Calm. North Carolina native Giddens performs tunes from her Grammy-nominated solo debut Tomorrow Is My Turn. D
11:00 am 
Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era In Ocean Stewardship   How can the United States meet its ever-expanding demands on the ocean without destroying it? To answer this question, OCEAN FRONTIERS introduces the unlikely allies joining forces to improve conditions in the waters off America's coasts. OCEAN FRONTIERS: THE DAWN OF A NEW ERA IN OCEAN STEWARDSHIP travels to four seaports and watersheds to observe new, long-term approaches to ocean management- from the busy shipping lanes of Boston Harbor to a small fishing community in the Pacific Northwest; from coral reefs in the Florida Keys to the nation's premier seafood nursery in the Mississippi Delta. Along the way, OCEAN FRONTIERS captures inspiring stories of scientists, businesses, farmers, sport and commercial fishermen, governments and citizens coming together to save the seas that sustain them. D
12:00 pm 
Finding Your Roots  "Freedom Tales"  Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves deep into the roots of two African American guests, actor S. Epatha Merkerson and athlete and television personality Michael Strahan. Both discover unexpected stories that challenge assumptions about black history. D
1:00 pm 
Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution   This documentary chronicles the historic struggle to secure equal and adequate access to healthcare for all Americans. Central to the story is the tale of how a new national program, Medicare, was used to mount a dramatic, coordinated effort that racially desegregated thousands of hospitals across the country, all in a matter of months in 1966. Using the carrot of Medicare dollars, the federal government virtually ended the practice of segregating patients, doctors, medical staffs, blood supplies and linens. As one of the least known chapters of the civil rights movement, POWER TO HEAL examines how its leaders and grass-roots volunteers pressed and worked with the federal government to achieve justice and fairness for African Americans.G
2:00 pm 
Steven Raichlen's Project Fire  "Gulf Coast Grill"  Steinhatchee, Florida, population 1500, perches on the north shore of the historic Steinhatchee River where it joins the Gulf of Mexico. What better place to tape a show on the spirited seafood-rich grilling of the Gulf Coast? From Louisiana, with its blackened redfish-today grilled "on the half shell" (you'll see why on the show) . To the Florida shrimp boil, here, deconstructed and flame-charred on the grill. D
2:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Glasgow and Scottish Passions"  Glasgow, once an industrial powerhouse, offers a fun look at Scotland's vibrantly gritty urban side - full of edgy street art, trendy dining, and the striking architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Leaving town, Rick taps into Scottish passions as he tours historic Stirling Castle, enjoys a bagpiping lesson, samples a dram at the land's most beloved distilleries on the Speyside Whisky Trail, and struggles to lift the Manhood Stone at a Highland Games. D
3:00 pm 
Penny & Red: The Life of Secretariat's Owner   From her parents' climb out of poverty to her emergence as the 'First Lady of Thoroughbred Racing,' Penny Chenery's life was fueled by the love of horses. Penny's unstinting reflection on her life of caged ambition, suddenly liberated by and forever paired with the great racehorse Secretariat, also exemplifies the rise and sacrifices of women of her generation. Originally produced in 2013, this film has been re-edited with new material following Penny Chenery's death in September 2017. D
4:00 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Inside The Tube: Going Underground  "The World's First Underground"  Rob Bell explains how London's overcrowding problem was the issue that prompted the building of the world's first underground railway, which went into operation in January 1863 linking Paddington and a terminus at Farringdon. Rob lives out a boyhood dream of riding on one of the original steam trains that carried passengers through tunnels, and learns how unpleasant it must have been. 3 of 4G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wooden Boats, Wondrous Lakes"  We follow the wake of classic boats, with their graceful lines, across Idaho's big lakes, and we meet the people who have made the restoration of wooden boats their passion. The hour-long program visits wooden boat shows in McCall, Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, and explores the character of these wooden works of art.G
6:30 pm 
Idaho Experience  "Taking The Reins"  Many women of the American West engaged in unpaid servitude and sacrifice- but for some, the West afforded a light of freedom and equality. Taking the Reins offers two such examples. Katherine Caroline Wilkins was born in 1857 in the Oregon Territory, the daughter of fortune-seeking pioneers. She parlayed 40 dollars into a fortune and became one of the most successful horse sellers in the United States. The show also features a contemporary of Wilkins, May Arkwright Hutton. Born poor in Ohio and abandoned by her parents, Hutton would become one of the richest women in the American West. Hutton ran a boarding house in the Wallace area while also investing in mines, including the Hercules, which turned out to be on top of a huge silver vein. Hutton and her husband used their newfound wealth to help many people and causes.G
7:00 pm 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "California, An Ecological Island"  In this incredibly biodiverse state with a rich geologic history, McMillan examines the coasts, shrublands, deserts and mountains of San Diego county. D
7:30 pm 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "A Gaucho Gathering In Uruguay"  Each year several thousand gauchos - Uruguayan cowboys - gather in the interior town of Tacuarembo for a festival and parade. We travel to a ranch deep in the interior and follow the gaucho life and their preparations for the parade.G
8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Toad Crossing, Wind Turbine School, Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp"  An army of children comes to the rescue of thousands of baby toads whose path puts them in deadly peril. The episode climbs 300 feet above ground to learn about wind turbines.G
8:30 pm 
This Is Utah  "Food for Thought"  From farm-to-table operations to cuisine as art form, food can inspire us in surprising ways. We'll meet local artist Kent Christensen, who uses depictions of candy as a societal critique, get an inside look at Utah's craft chocolate industry, and visit Mesa Farm Market, a sustainable farm in Caineville that sells goat cheese, oven-fired bread, organic produce, and more.G
9:00 pm 
Inside The Tube: Going Underground  "The World's First Underground"  Rob Bell explains how London's overcrowding problem was the issue that prompted the building of the world's first underground railway, which went into operation in January 1863 linking Paddington and a terminus at Farringdon. Rob lives out a boyhood dream of riding on one of the original steam trains that carried passengers through tunnels, and learns how unpleasant it must have been. 3 of 4G
10:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wooden Boats, Wondrous Lakes"  We follow the wake of classic boats, with their graceful lines, across Idaho's big lakes, and we meet the people who have made the restoration of wooden boats their passion. The hour-long program visits wooden boat shows in McCall, Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, and explores the character of these wooden works of art.G
10:30 pm 
Idaho Experience  "Taking The Reins"  Many women of the American West engaged in unpaid servitude and sacrifice- but for some, the West afforded a light of freedom and equality. Taking the Reins offers two such examples. Katherine Caroline Wilkins was born in 1857 in the Oregon Territory, the daughter of fortune-seeking pioneers. She parlayed 40 dollars into a fortune and became one of the most successful horse sellers in the United States. The show also features a contemporary of Wilkins, May Arkwright Hutton. Born poor in Ohio and abandoned by her parents, Hutton would become one of the richest women in the American West. Hutton ran a boarding house in the Wallace area while also investing in mines, including the Hercules, which turned out to be on top of a huge silver vein. Hutton and her husband used their newfound wealth to help many people and causes.G
11:00 pm 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "California, An Ecological Island"  In this incredibly biodiverse state with a rich geologic history, McMillan examines the coasts, shrublands, deserts and mountains of San Diego county. D
11:30 pm 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "A Gaucho Gathering In Uruguay"  Each year several thousand gauchos - Uruguayan cowboys - gather in the interior town of Tacuarembo for a festival and parade. We travel to a ranch deep in the interior and follow the gaucho life and their preparations for the parade.G

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