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5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Zeppelin Terror Attack"  Early in World War I, Germany launched a terror campaign over Britain, bombing civilians from the sky from Zeppelins - enormous airships filled with hydrogen gas. NOVA reconstructs and detonates the unique artillery the British devised to finally take down these flying machines.G
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend  "Wave of the Future?"  Amidst the global push to develop clean, renewable sources of energy, that are cleaner than burning fossil fuels, solar and wind power are leading the way. When it comes to renewables, of the 50 states, Hawaii stands out --with 15 percent of the islands' power already coming from solar and wind. Now, the Aloha state may be pioneering another renewable form of natural energy to power the lights in Honolulu and beyond: waves from the ocean NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson visited a marine base in Hawaii, where researchers are testing a new frontier of wave power technology that they hope could one day supply energy to the nation's electricity grid. D
6:30 pm 
Destination Craft with Jim West  "Canada"  Jim West ravels to Vancouver, Canada where master artisans teach totem pole carving, painting on canvas, traditional soapstone carving, and how to prepare the perfect Canadian salmon with a master chef. Jim creates a traditional native Indian drum, crafts the perfect maple syrup candy, and is tattooed for the first time. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Scenic Byways"  Cameras capture scenes from the state's system of more than 2,400 miles of official Scenic, Historic or Backcountry byways. The routes crisscross the state to reveal natural wonders, geologic and historic sites, and the varied topography of Idaho.G
8:00 pm 
Space Race  "Race For Survival (1959-1961)"  Both the Americans and Soviets are planning manned space flights with the development of the Vostok programme (USSR) and Project Mercury (USA). After difficulties and failures on both sides, including a side story about a catastrophic failure of one of the first Russian ballistic missiles, the Soviets succeed in putting Yuri Gagarin into space first, with the Americans putting Alan Shepard up shortly afterwards. 3 of 4G
8:52 pm 
Science Trek  "The Sun: Sun Basics"  NULL
9:00 pm 
Endeavour on Masterpiece  "Lazaretto, S4 E3"  See how whispers of a cursed hospital ward and a seemingly innocuous death begin a chain of events lead to Endeavour's investigation of the hospital, staff and patients. Meanwhile, he must confront his own ghosts as he discovers a chilling secret. D
10:30 pm 
Yellowstone: Land to Life   Filmmaker John Grabowska presents a lyrical interpretation of the geologic story of Yellowstone. Formation of glaciers, mountain ranges and the gigantic caldera of a supervolcano provide a sweeping saga. A short concluding film "Yellowstone's Cascade Corner" features the portion of the national park that lies in Idaho and is filmed and produced by Idaho Public Television.G
11:00 pm 
Hinterland  "The Girl in the Water, 1 of 2"  The body of a young woman is found carefully placed in the marshes. This case, in the season finale, pushes DCI Mathias to the edge, both personally and professionally.G
5:00 pm 
World War II: The Price of Empire  "A Thousand Suns"  With the Spring of 1945 the Chinese launch offensives that recapture Huan and Guangxi and plans are well developed for operations to retake Guangdong. But events make this attack irrelevant - the dropping of atomic bombs a thousand suns in the sky - on Hiroshima and Nagasaki hastens the end of the War in the East. The War in the in the East ends on VJ Day, August 15th. D
6:00 pm 
Voices of Fire   This documentary explores the role of wildfire on the Western landscape. How will ranchers and the ecosystem rebound from the tragic Soda Fire and what can be done to prevent another Soda Fire in the future? The goal of the land managers is to use the devastating Soda Fire as a case study to discuss how to manager and prevent future wildfires in the West. D
6:30 pm 
Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have The Sky   "You'll Have the Sky: The Life and Work of Anne Morrow Lindbergh" brings one of the 20th century's best-loved writers out from the shadow of her often controversial husband, the pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh. The film uses Anne's own words to help convey her inner life, which was deeply affected by the challenges of being part of America's most famous couple. D
7:00 pm 
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways  "War, Ore & Santa Claus (Scandinavia)"  Chris travels 1800 miles across Scandinavia and Finland in the middle of winter, braving deep snow, sub-zero temperatures and hardly any light. He's on a mission to find out how war, iron ore and a certain Lapland-living red suited gentlemen inspired the Scandinavians to build an extreme railway network that operates deep into the Arctic Circle 365 days a year. D
8:00 pm 
Richard Linklater: American Masters   Take an unconventional look at the fiercely independent filmmaking style that emerged in the late 1980s-90s, sparked by the Oscar-nominated filmmaker of Boyhood, Slacker and Dazed and Confused. Features never-before-seen footage and interviews. D
9:30 pm 
World War II: The Price of Empire  "A Thousand Suns"  With the Spring of 1945 the Chinese launch offensives that recapture Huan and Guangxi and plans are well developed for operations to retake Guangdong. But events make this attack irrelevant - the dropping of atomic bombs a thousand suns in the sky - on Hiroshima and Nagasaki hastens the end of the War in the East. The War in the in the East ends on VJ Day, August 15th. D
10:30 pm 
Voices of Fire   This documentary explores the role of wildfire on the Western landscape. How will ranchers and the ecosystem rebound from the tragic Soda Fire and what can be done to prevent another Soda Fire in the future? The goal of the land managers is to use the devastating Soda Fire as a case study to discuss how to manager and prevent future wildfires in the West. D
11:00 pm 
Anne Morrow Lindbergh: You'll Have The Sky   "You'll Have the Sky: The Life and Work of Anne Morrow Lindbergh" brings one of the 20th century's best-loved writers out from the shadow of her often controversial husband, the pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh. The film uses Anne's own words to help convey her inner life, which was deeply affected by the challenges of being part of America's most famous couple. D
11:30 pm 
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways  "War, Ore & Santa Claus (Scandinavia)"  Chris travels 1800 miles across Scandinavia and Finland in the middle of winter, braving deep snow, sub-zero temperatures and hardly any light. He's on a mission to find out how war, iron ore and a certain Lapland-living red suited gentlemen inspired the Scandinavians to build an extreme railway network that operates deep into the Arctic Circle 365 days a year. D
5:00 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Danish"  Follow Martha's directives to prepare spectacular Danish pastry at home. Learn to create the easy, flaky dough that transforms into apricot bowties, decadent cheese-filled Danish and an unforgettable brown-sugar cinnamon Danish. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Grilled Chicken and Salad with a Kick"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect peri peri grilled chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the latest grill gadgets in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. D
6:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Jewish Holidays"  Sara celebrates the Jewish holidays with two traditional dishes that are often tricky to prepare. She takes viewers through the process, step by step, starting with wine braised brisket. On the side, her husband's Aunt Rifka's recipe for matzo balls they call 'flying discs'. D
6:30 pm 
Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke  "Fire Meets Water"  Impeccably fresh local fish hits the grill in this show, which is devoted to the art of grilling seafood. Local Channel Island rockfish roasts on a Himalayan salt slab, served with a colorful melon mint relish. Tuna steaks come spice-rubbed and grill-blackened, sauced with spicy Cajun remoulade. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Rooftop Garden, Stains, Shed"  Landscape designer Jenn Nawada climbs the ladder to learn about rooftop and small-space gardening. Scott turns a shed into a homeowner hangout by bringing power to the outside storage space. Tom has tips on how to get rid of stubborn ceiling stains. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belgium: Bruges and Brussels"  Rick explores this land of contrasts from the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union and Europe's grandest square in Belgium to small-town Bruges with its back-land bicycle rides. He checks into a medieval hospital, savors exquisite art and climbs a bell tower.G
8:00 pm 
Born to Explore with Richard Wiese  "Tanzania: The Last Stone Age Tribe"  Richard Wiese journeys to Tanzania to meet its people, rich cultures and amazing wildlife. He descends into the Ngoro Ngoro Crater and comes face-to-face with lions, elephants, and hippos. Richard then travels deep into the Serengeti bush for a rare encounter with a little-known Stone Age tribe called the Hadza. D
8:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Danish"  Follow Martha's directives to prepare spectacular Danish pastry at home. Learn to create the easy, flaky dough that transforms into apricot bowties, decadent cheese-filled Danish and an unforgettable brown-sugar cinnamon Danish. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Grilled Chicken and Salad with a Kick"  Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect peri peri grilled chicken. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews the latest grill gadgets in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. D
9:30 pm 
Taste The Islands  "Morning Glory"  Chef Thia explores a variety of island breakfast options with codfish Creole and sauteed boniatos, cornmeal polenta with spinach, breakfast chicken patties and spicy hot chocolate. Co-host Lisa Lee shares her visit to three island daytime eateries. D
10:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul  "La Cocina Ole"  Annual trips to Mexico and visits with fellow chef Rick Bayless are the inspiration for Jacques' tasty garlic and pasilla soup. Jacques continues the Mexican-themed menu as he demonstrates his chicken with chili sauce and achiote rice, a recipe that boasts bright, bold aromas and textures. Finally, Jacques puts leftover bananas to good use for his simply scrumptious banana gratin dessert. D
10:30 pm 
Equitrekking  "Spain"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides at Cortijo El Esparragal, an estate and working farm outside of Seville that dates back to the Bronze Age. On prize-winning Andalusians, Darley learns the purpose and history of the Spanish Vaquera style of riding. Next, she enjoys a sunset ride outside of Segovia and visits the castles and Roman aqueducts in this central region. D
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Producer John Breglio"  John Breglio, producer and author of I Wanna Be A Producer: How to Make a Killing on Broadway .or Get Killed shares his wide-ranging knowledge about what a Broadway producer must do and go through in order to be a success. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Does The Cosmos Have A Reason?"  How breathtakingly vast the universe. How majestic. Is there meaning, purpose-a reason? Some scientists say no; we create our own purpose. D
5:00 pm 
Richard Linklater: American Masters   Take an unconventional look at the fiercely independent filmmaking style that emerged in the late 1980s-90s, sparked by the Oscar-nominated filmmaker of Boyhood, Slacker and Dazed and Confused. Features never-before-seen footage and interviews. D
6:30 pm 
One Night In March   ONE NIGHT IN MARCH tells the story of a historic college basketball game that captured the national imagination, influenced a state and helped redefine a sport. Interviews, rare footage and archival photos transport viewers back to a tumultuous time in United States history, just as the Civil Rights movement began gaining momentum throughout the South.G
7:00 pm 
Legends of the Sky: The JENNY   Travel back to the era of the early aviation pioneers as they competed to build a newer, better, and faster aeroplane for America just as the drums of war were sounding in Europe. The JN4 "JENNY" aeroplane became the first mass produced aerial trainer, the first to carry the U.S. Mail, the first to introduce America to the sky through its colorful barnstorming story, and the plane that taught such greats as Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart to fly. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Fire Line"  Young men and women put their lives in danger to battle America's wildfires. Cameras go behind the fire line to explore the challenges facing these summer warriors.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Author Louisa Thomas: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews journalist Louisa Thomas about her book "Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams." It looks at the life and times of First Lady Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of President John Quincy Adams and our first foreign-born First Lady. Thomas uses Adams' own letters and memoirs -- including some letters she discovered for the first time -- to draw an intimate portrait of a woman whom historians had previously overlooked. She found that although Adams was both extremely self-deprecating and ill much of her life, she also had great fortitude, traveling by herself in Europe during dangerous times. She also helped her husband greatly with his campaigns. The book looks at the complex relationship between Louisa and John Quincy -- and the friendship she developed with Abigail and John Adams, his parents. Thomas illuminates not only the life of this fascinating woman but also political life of America in the 1800s.G
9:00 pm 
Richard Linklater: American Masters   Take an unconventional look at the fiercely independent filmmaking style that emerged in the late 1980s-90s, sparked by the Oscar-nominated filmmaker of Boyhood, Slacker and Dazed and Confused. Features never-before-seen footage and interviews. D
10:30 pm 
Sidney Lumet: American Masters   Journey through the life's work of the socially conscious director of Serpico, 12 Angry Men and Network in a never-before-seen interview. With candor, humor and grace, Sidney Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and as a human being. D

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