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4:00 am 
WordWorld  "Back On Track/The Rainbow Birthday Cake"  Back on Track: While looking through his telescope, Frog notices that Kangaroo's mail train is headed straight for a broken track! He has to rely on BEAR and her tiny new tricycle to get him there to fix the track on time. And if the tricycle isn't tiny enough, Dog, Duck, and Ant and all his cousins climb on board to lend a hand. Will they make it in time? The Rainbow Birthday Cake: It is Frog's birthday, and Duck wants to make him a big, beautiful birthday cake frosted in the colors of the rainbow. D

4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Rumpelstiltskin"  Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. D

5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman"  Legendary New Orleans songwriter Allen Toussaint hits the stage with songs from this latest album, The Bright Mississippi, and classic hits like "Southern Nights."G

6:00 am 
Body's Secret Army   The program introduces viewers to scientists, doctors, and patients who are united by their determination to unlock the immune system's mysteries, as well as to some of the Nobel Prize awarded pioneers whose discoveries opened the doors to today's advances.G

6:30 am 
Nourish: Food + Community   This special traces people's relationship to food from a global perspective to personal action steps, asking how to create a more sustainable food system.G

7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Busted Bronco"  In 2003, former Boise State All-American defensive end and Montana State University college football coach Joe O'Brien faced a stunning downfall. He was arrested for his part in an illegal drug distribution scheme.Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with O'Brien and Boise writer Bob Evancho, co-author of O'Brien's life story "Busted Bronco: From Addiction to Redemption."G

7:30 am 
Washington Week  "Generic Vs. Name Brand Drugs"  NULL

8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Klamath Canoe Trail, Back Country Discovery Route, Gyotaku"  NULL

8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   Meet team Here, There, Everywhere-Denise, Carolyn, and Sarah-and follow their six-week cross-country journey as they search to learn more about themselves and their futures. Denise, a hair stylist, wants to break out and explore what the world has to offer. Carolyn left her steady job at an advertising agency to find out how she can use her skills for more humanitarian causes, while Sarah, who wants to do something creative, is still learning to not let fear hold her back from trying new things. D

9:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tucson, Az - Hour 2"  Experts uncover a vibrant 19th-century Navajo chief's blanket, a silver brooch made in the 1940s by sculptor Jose DeRivero, and a 1776 French Harp, worth up to $60,000. Part 2 of 3G

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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