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8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   Aaron, Liz, and Autumn settle into life on the Road, enjoying each other and the cities that they visit. Driving on to Georgia, they interview Kyle Maynard, a young man born with congenital amputation, who became a college award-winning wrestler and an entrepreneur. From there, the team heads into Tennessee to speak with Dr. Bill Bass, forensic anthropologist, which is a significant moment for Liz. D

9:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Worried Sick"  Alda learns about stress - its historic place in human life, its cause, and whether stress can lead to sickness.G

10:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures"  Set adrift in the southern seas some 65 million years ago, Australia's many unusual creatures, like the kangaroo and the cassowary, tell a tale of isolation, change and resilience. Host Richard Smith travels the continent tracing this long history. Part 4 of 4G

11:00 am 
Wild!  "Big Cat Challenge"  Lions, cheetahs and leopards: each cat has developed its own unique hunting strategies and survival techniques. In this fast-moving film, we examine their behavior and competitive interaction with each other to discover which is the ultimate hunter.G

12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Pacific Journeys: Santiago to Pitcairn"  Zay Harding takes off for island hopping from Santiago de Chile, gateway to Easter Island.G

1:00 pm 
Need to Know   JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. Even as unemployment remains stubbornly high, millions of jobs remain unfilled because many workers do not have the necessary training to fill them. This week, Need to Know correspondent Rick Karr travels to the state of Washington to report on The National STEM Consortium - a program designed to target this type of structural unemployment by improving the scientific, technical and mathematical know-how of American workers. D

1:30 pm 

2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets"  Kids and bulls and bears, oh my! The Biz Kids examine stocks, bonds, commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. You will discover various ways young people can get involved with the transactions, aim for profit, and avoid risk. Meet some successful entrepreneurs along the way. D

2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Mountain Unicycle/Tide Pool/Branding Day"  Some people roam the outdoors on one wheel. Tide pools provide a glimpse of an underwater world.G

3:00 pm 
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

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florence: Heart of the Renaissance"  Rick explores the city that is the home of the Renaissance and birthplace of the modern world, taking in works of art and architecture before climbing the dome that kicked off the cultural movement. Part 1 of 2G

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures"  Set adrift in the southern seas some 65 million years ago, Australia's many unusual creatures, like the kangaroo and the cassowary, tell a tale of isolation, change and resilience. Host Richard Smith travels the continent tracing this long history. Part 4 of 4G

5:00 pm 
Company of Heroes   Easy Company, the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, widely known as the "Screaming Eagles," remains one of the most revered combat units in U. S. military history. The Army company's legendary exploits in World War II inspired Stephen Ambrose's book, Band of Brothers, and the Emmy®-winning HBO miniseries of the same name. Following two years of hard training, the soldiers of Easy Company parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and, later, into Holland for Operation Market Garden. D

6:00 pm 
Maggie's War: A True Story of Courage, Leadership and Valor in World War II   James Megellas, affectionately known as "Maggie," led H-Company of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment through some of the most horrific battles and deadliest missions of World War II, including the Battle of Anzio, Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge. MAGGIE'S WAR chronicles the evolution of a citizen into a fearless platoon leader, and the transformation of a young man into the most highly decorated officer in the history of the famed 82nd Airborne Division. Seven decades later, cameras follow Megellas, now a retired Lieutenant Colonel, on an emotional return to Europe with a small group of family, friends and 82nd Airborne veterans. D

7:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "Reaping The Whirlwind"  For nearly a decade, the storms grow more ferocious and more frequent, sweeping up millions of tons of earth, killing crops and livestock, even spreading the dust across the country. Thousands flee, forced onto the road in an exodus unlike anything the United States had seen. But other thousands persevere against enormous odds. Families find ways to survive and hold onto their land. National and local government programs keep hungry families afloat, and a partnership between government agencies and farmers develop new farming and conservation methods. Part 2 of 2G

9:00 pm 
Company of Heroes   Easy Company, the 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, widely known as the "Screaming Eagles," remains one of the most revered combat units in U. S. military history. The Army company's legendary exploits in World War II inspired Stephen Ambrose's book, Band of Brothers, and the Emmy®-winning HBO miniseries of the same name. Following two years of hard training, the soldiers of Easy Company parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and, later, into Holland for Operation Market Garden. D

10:00 pm 
Maggie's War: A True Story of Courage, Leadership and Valor in World War II   James Megellas, affectionately known as "Maggie," led H-Company of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment through some of the most horrific battles and deadliest missions of World War II, including the Battle of Anzio, Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge. MAGGIE'S WAR chronicles the evolution of a citizen into a fearless platoon leader, and the transformation of a young man into the most highly decorated officer in the history of the famed 82nd Airborne Division. Seven decades later, cameras follow Megellas, now a retired Lieutenant Colonel, on an emotional return to Europe with a small group of family, friends and 82nd Airborne veterans. D

11:00 pm 
Dust Bowl  "Reaping The Whirlwind"  For nearly a decade, the storms grow more ferocious and more frequent, sweeping up millions of tons of earth, killing crops and livestock, even spreading the dust across the country. Thousands flee, forced onto the road in an exodus unlike anything the United States had seen. But other thousands persevere against enormous odds. Families find ways to survive and hold onto their land. National and local government programs keep hungry families afloat, and a partnership between government agencies and farmers develop new farming and conservation methods. Part 2 of 2G

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