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Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Annapurna to Everest"  In the western part of the Kingdom of Nepal, Michael joins a representative of the British Gurkha in Nepal on a recruiting drive. The boys in a village are tested as they dream of becoming rupee millionaires; the girls hope to spot a future wealthy husband. From there Michael treks up to Annapurna Base Camp on Everest, before leaving the mountains for the capital of Kathmandu where he is blessed by King Gyuenandra at the palace. Part 3 of 6G
8:00 pm 
Great Performances  "From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2013"  Julie Andrews is host for this annual event that features festive music by members of the Strauss family and their contemporaries played by the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Franz Welser-M?st. The concert is the largest worldwide event in classical music, reaching more than a billion people annually through radio and television in 72 countries.G
9:30 pm 
Great Performances  "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy"  Joel Grey, the original Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret, narrates this exploration of the phenomenon that, during the 50-year period of its development, the majority of the songs of the Broadway musical were created by Jewish Americans. The film features interviews with creators of the musicals and includes performances by their stars.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
7:00 pm 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. D
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "The Gene Hunters"  Alda meets some of the brightest gene-hunting scientists today, including Nobelist Jim Watson, the Human Genome Project's Eric Lander and developmental geneticist Nancy Hopkins. He also examines a controversial gene therapy project that's attempting to grow new blood vessels in diseased hearts. D
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building The Great Cathedrals"  Carved from 100 million pounds of stone, soaring atop a spiderweb of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? Sometimes taking 100 years to build, these architectural marvels were crafted from just hand tools and stone. Many now teeter on the brink of catastrophic collapse.G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Quest for Solomon's Mines"  In southern Jordan, University of California San Diego archaeologist Tom Levy leads a team on a quest to learn more about the area of major copper mining they have discovered that coincides with the Bible's timeframe for Solomon. The fabled rich kingdom during the 10th century BCE could have been fueled by the mines at Khirbet en Nahas that may have employed 1,000 workers on an around-the-clock schedule, producing up to 20 tons of copper annually - an early industrial revolution.G
11:00 pm 
Schools That Change Communities   From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES profiles a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states - Massachusetts, Maryland, South Dakota, Oregon and California - that are tackling educational reform at the local level. Principals, teachers, students, residents and others discuss place- and community-based education, an interdisciplinary approach which emphasizes hands-on, curiosity-based investigation using the surrounding community and neighborhoods as "living" classrooms. Proponents say this creates not only a different type of learning environment, but a different kind of student. D
7:00 pm 
Hometime  "Exterior Harmony: Doors and Stone"  The new home's architecture is enhanced with continuity of garage doors, entry doors and shutters as the foundation is covered with natural thin veneer stone. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path"  Rick begins with a whirlwind round of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon and Konopiste.G
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Alaska"  Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska. And they are still very much in the process of drifting and forming. And what they have formed is already the largest state in the United States of America. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Sole-Ful Suppertime"  Jacques makes a creamy fillet of sole with mushroom sauce, paired with peas, mushrooms and endive. His dessert combines seckel pears in coffee.G
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Moroccan Feast"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Moroccan-style Chicken Tagine at home with foolproof Couscous that's better than any store-bought brand. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her pick for the best compost bucket. Later, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making your own preserved lemons. D
9:30 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Asian Melting Pot"  Vietnamese chef, Charles Phan, owner of the Slanted Door restaurant in San Francisco, creates his specialty - Vietnamese Fish Rolls. Other recipes include My Phuong's Black and White Tuna - and from the Hawaiian Islands - Big Island Chicken Long Rice. The Kitchen Goddess gives a primer on Tiki Bar drinks. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. Recipes: Salmorejo and Spanish Lamb Stew. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path"  Rick begins with a whirlwind round of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Trebon and Konopiste.G
11:00 pm 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 8. Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada"  In Part I, Cathie Wright-Lewis and her class explore the tradition of spoken word and the works of poet Abiodun Oyewole. In Part II, Sandra Childs. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
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8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
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Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Democracy On Trial"  Speakers: Nicholas Burns, Hala Gorani, Jane Harman, Tom Friedman, Russell Muirhead, Sanford V. Levinson, Toni Verstandig, David Rothkopf, Eric Li, Minxin Pei. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Wild Balkans"  The jagged contours of middle Europe with its thick forests, vast wetlands and deep chasms have thrown long, dark shadows over the history of the peninsula. It is as if the bloody history of the Balkans themselves conspired to conceal its natural wonders. The landscape is still untouched, and in it are wild animals that have all but vanished from the rest of Europe.G

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