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10:00 am 
POV  "Steam of Life"  Filmmakers Joonas Bergh�ll and Mika Hotakainen tour Finland's saunas, from rural woods to city health clubs, to capture men speaking from the heart in the warmth created in the close quarters. The men talk of grief, hopes, joys and memories in a mix of pathos and humor. The film features countryside saunas created in rustic buildings, a motel, trailer and deserted phone booth as well as sleek modern city versions.G

11:00 am 
Wild!  "Dolphins of the Shadowland"  It's almost impossible to study dolphins for extended periods of time in the open ocean. For this reason a pod of sixty bottlenose dolphins resident in New Zealand's Doubtful Sound provides a unique opportunity for scientists to improve our knowledge of these mysterious, appealing mammals. D

12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "East Texas"  Zay Harding visits Fort Worth, Dallas, Huntsville and the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston.G

1:00 pm 
Need to Know  "Habitat Havoc"  SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know examines high obesity and diabetes rates among children in poor, inner-city communities and describes the New York City health department's campaign to reverse the trend. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Ross Hammond of the Brookings Institute about whether the federal government can help solve the problem. D

1:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group   Paul Ryan's Run, Joe Biden Unchained, Deportations Deferred. Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D

2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Crash Course On Starting A Business"  So you've got an idea - now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. You'll learn how to refine your ideas, make a business plan, identify funding sources, find a market, and of course, sell your service or product. Find out how two teen girls developed a $2 million business out of magnetic bottle caps. D

2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Woodburn #3, Coastal Erosion, Cape Arago photo essay"  NULL

3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "The Chemistry of Cakes"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a perfect lemon Pudding cake with a custardy filling. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing hand mixers. then, Erin McMurrer reveals the seven steps to making foolproof angel Food cake at home, and finally, Adam uncovers the test kitchen's pick for a tube pan. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "London: Mod and Trad"  Rick finds London quintessentially English, yet cosmopolitan. He checks out the new - the Millenium Bridge and the British Museum's Great Court - and admires the old - well-wrapped mummies and a rare Leonardo.G

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Rat Attack"  When the bamboo blooms every 48 years in the remote Indian state of Mizoram, it spurs an explosion in the rat population that feeds off the bamboo's fruit. NOVA follows this tale that includes destroyed crops and famine, and investigates why the bamboo flowers every half-century.G

5:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Strong"  Cheryl Haworth is a young woman with a big dream: to be the strongest woman in the world. As the 300-pound U.S. Olympic weightlifter prepares for the Beijing 2008 Olympics, she struggles with injury, confidence and her place in the world where larger women are not readily accepted.G

6:00 pm 
Hatching: The Creation of Cirque Du Soleil's "Ovo"   This film follows the creative team during the two-year development process of Cirque du Soleil's Ovo production. The circus artists and their supporting cast build something entertainingly original, inspired by the beauty and movement found in the world of insects.G

7:00 pm 
Irish Tenors Ellis Island   Anthony Kearns, Ronan Tynan and Finar Wright perform on Ellis Island, remembering millions of immigrants who came to this country, Irish and non-Irish. The performance features music that would have been popular in the New York neighborhoods of the early 1900s.G

8:30 pm 
Loreena McKennitt: A Moveable Musical Feast   This performance documentary offers a look at the Canadian singer-songwriter's live act. Behind-the-scenes interviews with McKennitt, band members, crew and colleagues reveal the rigors of touring as her 2007 An Ancient Muse tour begins.G

9:00 pm 
Brit Floyd   Billed as the "world's greatest Pink Floyd show," the show features lasers, smoke machines, video montages of Floyd, and music drawn from the whole Pink Floyd discography. A Toronto fan and reviewer said the group is musically "absolutely spot on" and the original voices "emulated with eerie accuracy."G

10:30 pm 
Independent Lens  "Strong"  Cheryl Haworth is a young woman with a big dream: to be the strongest woman in the world. As the 300-pound U.S. Olympic weightlifter prepares for the Beijing 2008 Olympics, she struggles with injury, confidence and her place in the world where larger women are not readily accepted.G

11:30 pm 
Architect Robert A.M. Stern: Presence of the Past   Head of a successful New York architectural firm with worldwide commissions, dean of architecture at Yale University and a prolific author, Stern bridges the divide in modern architecture - between the modernists and the traditionalists. The film explores Stern's work in the context of architects who reject the past, those who embrace it, and those who pick and choose as the context requires.G

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