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1:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "He Brought The People with Him"  The controversial presidency of John Quincy Adams. Changing party politics ushers in "Age of Jackson." Struggles between the establishment and the Washington outsider. South Carolina's Nullification challenge, and Jackson's response.G

2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Chaos of Experimentation"  The presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. New Deal legislation. Agencies created in response to crises. Changes to programs resulting from criticism of New Deal. The effect of policies on various groups, including women and minorities.G

2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Between The Wars"  American policies of neutrality, isolationism, and internationalism in decades after World War I. Depression and the world order. Rise of totalitarian regimes in Europe and Asia; their expansionist ambitions. American response to war in Europe. Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.G

3:00 am 
Inside Out  "Thinking and Language"  The most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. This lesson explores both topics. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman discusses his research in cognitive psychology, and linguist Noam Chomsky, along with others, explains the principles of language acquisition. Susan Curtiss tells the gripping story of "Genie" a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents.G

3:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Search for Intelligence"  What is intelligence? Can the standardized exams of today actually measure it? This lesson presents several theories of intelligence, often examined by the researchers who created them. Topics include triarchic theory, multiple intelligences, and emotional intelligence. The nature/nurture influence on intelligence is also explored, as well as the phenomenon of stereotype threat.G

4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents"  Shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved.G

4:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Structures"  Illustrates how bedrock responds to tectonic forces originating within Earth.G

5:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   None of the Above: Political Implications - We continue our three-part miniseries examining the rapid rise in the number of Americans-now 20 percent-who describe themselves as religiously unaffiliated. The majority of these "nones," as they are often called, are Democratic and politically liberal. Managing Editor Kim Lawton looks at how their growing numbers could affect elections and the role of religion in politics. D

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6:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Foot Pain"  Foot pain can simply be annoying, or it can significantly impact quality of life. David Heller has lived with foot pain for many years and he talks about his journey to find a treatment that works. Experts outline treatments that are available and ways you can keep your feet healthy. D

6:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Italian Style Breakfast for Dinner"  Lidia cooks frittatas today; they are delicious for lunch AND dinner and are also a great way to use leftover vegetables and day old bread. Recipes include Ricotta Frittata, Sausage, Eggs & Pepper Frittata and an Asparagus and Onion frittata. She also visits Brooklyn's famous Faicco with dear friend and restaurateur, Angelo Vivolo, to see their Italian American tradition of making sausage. D

7:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Family-Style Breakfast"  The breakfast of your dreams, prepared by Pati and her sister Alisa. This episode includes both quick, simple dishes and ones meant for a deliciously messy morning feast. Mexican French Toast Rolls (Dedos Gitanos); Green Chilaquiles in Roasted Tomatillo Sauce; Alisa's Marbled Pound Cake. D

7:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Creme Anglaise with Guest Duff Goldman"  This week on Simply Ming, Host Ming Tsai is joined by pastry chef extraordinaire - Duff Goldman. Together they show us how to use Crè me Anglaise - a key ingredient in every pastry chef's arsenal, and create two delicious desserts: Old School Chocolate Souffle with Creme Anglaise and Vanilla Frozen Custard with Flambeed Berries. D

8:00 am 
Christina  "Eating Well for Life"  If you think it's a diet, you'll fail. But if you think of eating well for life, it becomes a part of how you live and who you are. Eating well is required for your body to function at its best. D

8:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Vegetables"  Everyone knows the importance of eating vegetables, but many home cooks avoid cooking them simply because they don't know how. In this episode, Martha shares her favorite methods for preparing vegetables so that they retain their delicious flavors, bright colors, and nutritional properties, offering quick, easy-to-follow recipes and tips. Viewers learn how to make simple vegetable side dishes, including steamed spinach, sauteed broccoli rabe, roasted cauliflower "steaks," brown sugar-glazed carrots, sauteed sugar snap peas and shelled peas with mint and lemony kale salad. D

9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Upscale Meat and Potatoes"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making perfect Herb-Crusted Beef Tenderloin. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for fondue pots. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Duchess Potatoes. D

9:30 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Guy Savoy, Las Vegas"  Three-Star Michelin Chef Guy Savoy shows us that class, elegance and the best foods in the world can be found in Las Vegas. Guy whisks us away to the Nevada desert where we visit a hydroponic farm. With local ingredients we recreate three of his signature plates in his famed restaurant: an appetizer of Colors of Caviar as well as the main course, Bar en Ecailles Grilles aux Epices Douces: Crispy Sea Bass with Delicate Herbs. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Vegetarian Pasta Night"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Great Vegetable Lasagna. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science of cornstarch. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole wheat lasagna noodles. D

10:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Wall Art"  Get out your photos and scrapbook supplies to create one of a kind wall art. We begin with a framed kaleidoscope photo using software. Then, it's a new way to hang pictures for wall art for all occasions with Marilyn Gossett. D

11:00 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Bear Day, Part 4"  Jerry focuses on adding the main subject, then adds highlights and details to complete this Rocky Mountain waterfall scene. Part 4 ofG

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12:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 3 of 15"  With the interior opened up, master carpenter Norm Abram shows host Kevin O'Connor the bones of the building. On the first floor, general contractor Tom Silva relocates a load-bearing partition wall and takes the dip out of the floor. Out front, Kevin and homeowner Sally Peterson learn about the appropriate colors for the outside of her Victorian-era house. D

12:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Custom Fireplace Mantel/Repairing A Leaking Kitchen Faucet"  General contractor Tom Silva builds a custom fireplace mantel for a homeowner. Then, Roger shares some tips about garden edging. Afterward, Richard helps a homeowner repair a leaking kitchen faucet. D

1:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Tennessee Inspired Cedar Chest"  Eastern red cedar has been used for centuries to keep moths away from woolen clothing. Learn the true secret behind the myth that cedar's aroma is the perfect insect repellent. This chest is the place to keep valuable bed linens at the foot of the bed. D

1:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Workbench"  This time, on Rough Cut, Tommy takes on the key tool in any woodshop - the workbench. With help from his shop coordinator and Rough Cut technical advisor, Eli Cleveland, Tommy will demonstrate how to make a workbench with mortise and tenon joinery and a beautiful solid maple top. D

2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Acura Rdx"  Road Test: 2013 Acura RDX. Road Test: 2013 RAM 1500. Goss' Garage: Engine Plug Problem. D

2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Bring in a colorful harvest of irises with a California farm family. Learn what to look for when you reach for orange juice on the supermarket shelf. Sample a unique vintage of wine from. D

3:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Can Science Stop Crime?"  Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology -- not only to solve horrific murders -- but also to try to prevent crimes before they even happen. He learns the latest techniques, from unraveling the clues embedded in a decomposing corpse, to detecting lies by peering directly into a suspect's brain, to tracking the creation of a criminal mind. And we meet a genius crime-stopper who's made some terrifying discoveries, including how easy it is for a bad guy to highjack -- not just your laptop -- but your kids' toys, medical devices and even your car. D

4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Milwaukee, WI - Part 2"  Appraisers critique a 1772 needlework sampler and an 1890 Japanese bronze sculpture. A ruby and diamond bracelet, purchased by the owner's great-grandmother - a German countess - from Austria's Empress Eugenie in the 1890s, is valued up to $35,000. Part 2 of 3G

4:59 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Specialist Penny Brittain shares some top tips for clever collecting, and the story of slavery and its abolition is told through some fascinating objects.G

5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Baroque Brilliance"  Rick finds a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. He rambles through the heart of Rome admiring Bernini statues and pondering sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Then he mingles with modern Romans during an early-evening stroll before dinner. He joins locals after dark at the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots.G

6:00 pm 

6:30 pm 
BBC Newsnight   NULL

7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Tribute to Disney"  Larry Hooper performs "Oh Happy Day." Bobby and Cissy dance to the "Mickey Mouse Mambo." Norma Zimmer tells about "When You Wish Upon a Star." Ken Delo sings "The Big Bad Wolf" to his daughter.G

8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Agent"  To supplement his salary, Mr. Goldberg runs an agency to fix suitable positions for talented members of the sales staff.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth is at the seaside for the fair at a pleasure beach. She looks after a travel-weary elderly lady and deals with an amorous Italian pensioner.G

9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "A House Full of Women"  Sandy moves into the household and Lionel finds himself surrounded by females.G

9:30 pm 
Outnumbered  "Christmas Special 2009"  It's only Boxing Day but Karen has already made a list of New Year resolutions. There is also an onslaught of unsuitable toys, lost pets, and discussions as to whether robbers and/or aliens have stolen Ben's pants.G

10:30 pm 
My Family  "The Abi Habit"  According to Susan, abstinence makes the heart grow fonder. While Janey looks at having it thrust upon her, for Abi, it seems like a longer-term commitment.G

11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The God Complex"  The TARDIS lands in what looks like an ordinary hotel. But the walls move, corridors twist and rooms vanish. There is a room for every visitor that contains their deepest, darkest fears. Fears that will kill them. There is a room waiting for the Doctor.G

11:49 pm 
Doctor Who: Confidential  "Heartbreak Hotel"  NULL

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