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August 1, 2008
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12:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Owns The Novel?"  This workshop probes the living nature of the novel by illustrating how each reader makes a novel his or her own. It shows how the interpretation of a novel can change, depending on the reader's culture, class, generation, gender, and personality. D
1:00 am 
You're Not Alone   You're Not Alone follows a multicultural group of families facing the relentless challenges of raising special needs children. Their enlightening and inspiring stories convey hope to this growing population of families that their special needs children can achieve productive and meaningful lives. D
2:00 am 
Suitor   In THE SUITOR, Yolanda Garcia (Rosa Arredondo) is called home from New York City to the Dominican Republic to work on her Uncle Mundo's presidential campaign. Against her explicit wishes, her live-in boyfriend, Dexter Hayes (Tim Guinee) follows, only to be overwhelmed by Yolanda's relatives, politics and country. Dexter is fascinated by her stories of eccentric aunts, suave uncles and sexy cousins, and he imagines a week of pollo al carbon (barbecued chicken), Bachata music and topless beaches. D
3:00 am 
A Place of Our Own  "Week In Review (Child Abuse)"  NULL
3:30 am 
Los Ninos En Su Casa  "Recuento Semanal (Abuso Infantil)"  NULL
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Differences/A Visit to the Doctor"  In the first segment, Rebecca's starts to apply to music schools. In the second segment, Rebecca's father has a worrisome checkup from his doctor.G
5:00 am 
Body Electric   NULL
5:30 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Neighborhood Opera: "Windstorm In Bubbleland""  There is never any trouble in Bubbleland until a windstorm threatens to destroy everything. Hildegarde Hummingbird, the smallest creature of all, tries to warn everyone. She is ignored and leaves Bubbleland.G
6:00 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Chirp's Flight Program/Mirror, Mirror in the Dump"  Chirp's Flight Program - Chirp's flying practice really takes off when she decides to copy what other birds do. Gliders can fly well depending on how you throw them. The kids have fun watching how toy planes and helicopters fly - and how they DON'T fly. D
6:30 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  To solve the mystery of who ruined Dad's perfect souffle, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W. and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Monkey Stagehand/Magic Garden"  Bill needs some help behind the scenes of the town talent show and George happily volunteers.G
7:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Led Astray/Wedding Bell Blues"  LED ASTRAY: Clifford's new friend Artie is up to no good.and he talks Clifford into joining him. He "borrows" Cleo's favorite toy and helps digs a big hole. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Ant and the Grasshopper"  Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold?G
8:30 am 
Dragon Tales  "Cassie, The Green-Eyed Dragon/Hello, Miss Tipps"  Cassie, the Green-eyed Dragon - Everyone rushes to the School in the Sky to see Cassie's big surprise - her little brother, Finn! She has brought him to school so that she can tell all her friends how adorable her baby brother is. As she is speaking, she can't help but notice all the attention this cute tiny tyke is taking away from her. When Cassie simply can't take it anymore, she blurts out: "I wish I'd never brought him!" Quetzal speaks with Cassie and she admits that she's jealous. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Ralphie The Parrot Flies Away"  Baby Bear tells Alan how great his pet parrot Ralphie is. He can squawk, say some words, and even rhyme! The very best part is that he is one of Baby Bear's best friends. That is why when Ralphie flies away and hides in a tree, Baby Bear gets very upset. D
10:00 am 
It's A Big Big World  "Sloth Lessons/The Avocado Queen"  Bob tries to become a sloth. Burdette learns that the pits are seeds that new trees grow from.G
10:30 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
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Caillou The Explorer"  Caillou of the Antarctic - Caillou is playing with Jeffrey and Jason when he gets accidentally pushed down. He is a little upset about it until he realizes it was an accident. Since it's so hot out Daddy treats them to ice cream and Caillou imagines he's down at the cool cool south pole playing with the penguins! Deep Sea Caillou - There's a new girl named Lee Wun in playschool, but she's so shy she won't talk to anybody. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Trail Boss Barney and Get Happy!"  Trail Boss Barney: Three children try to build a pretend farm, but have a hard time working together. Barney takes them to a ranch to show them how all the people there have to work together to keep things running smoothly. The children learn about cooperation and fun on a ranch, and even get to meet a celebrity cowboy cook! Educational theme: Working together. D
12:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Balancing Pots"  Some small boys are filling buckets with water. When their mother balances her bucket on her head, the children try to copy her. In Teletubbyland, Tinky Winky sees Dipsy on top of Home Hill - eventually! The film shows some children playing an "on top" and " underneath" game. Then the Teletubbies get together to watch the magic tree grow in Teletubbyland.G
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Fearfest"  A big thunderstorm hits Animal Junction and Zoboo sees something frightening in the dark. But the scary creatures are just grizzly bear cubs! Martin and Chris tell their lemur friend all about grizzlies and other animals that seem scary - but really aren't.G
1:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "The Golden Meaty Awards"  Lionel is master of ceremonies of this first annual music awards show, featuring favorite tunes from Between the Lions and very tasty awards. D
1:30 pm 
Wishbone  "A Bone of Contention"  In this episode of Wishbone, both Joe and poet Henry Longfellow's Captain Miles Standish learn that it is better to serve one's self than to depend on another to carry out an important task. With their hearts both broken by unrequited love, Joe and Miles end their relationships with their best friends, David and John Alden, whom they think intentionally stole their true loves away from them. Yet, they finally realize that their anger is unfounded and reinstate their friendships. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Monkey Stagehand/Magic Garden"  Bill needs some help behind the scenes of the town talent show and George happily volunteers.G
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Lady Redundant Woman/A Game of Cat and Mouse"  Lady Redundant Woman - All Beatrice Bixby wants is to be named manager of the local copy shop where she works. But one day when she merges with a photocopier she becomes Lady Redundant Woman. A Game of Cat and Mouse - Just when it seems like nothing can stop Dr 2 Brains from transforming hair gel into cream cheese, WordGirl teams up with the newest resident of 2 Brain's old science lab - Professor Tubing. D
3:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Career Day"  Maya helps her mentor at Career Day to restore his confidence in himself.G
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Penguin Tears"  Hacker's secret quest continues, with the nefarious `borg on the hunt for the next piece of his mysterious machine. His search for the legendary Prism of Penguia takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop Hacker, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ye Olde Colonial Episode"  Losing power in the doghouse gives Ruff the most Brilliant Idea in the History of Television! All he needs is a $250,000,000 advance from his boss, Henry, to buy a time machine to send the whole cast back in time.way back.to 1627! Dressed as Colonists, the cast members abandon their videogames and cell phones for log sawing, oven starting, jaw harping, goat tending, and lessons in Colonial life. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  To solve the mystery of who ruined Dad's perfect souffle, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W. and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.G
5:00 pm 
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
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
NOW on PBS   On Tuesday, Alaska Senator Ted Stevens was indicted for failing to disclose gifts he received from VECO Corporation, an Alaska-based oil services company. But his indictment is only the latest news - and perhaps the tip of the iceberg - in an ongoing political scandal that's rocking the state. NOW goes behind the breaking headlines to shine a bright light on the scandalous connection between VECO and Alaska's old-boy political network. D
8:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal  "Abramoff Lobbying Scandal"  With former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who is already serving five and a half years, expected to be sentenced on other charges next month, Bill Moyers takes viewers back to the scene of the crime in this update of "Capitol Crimes," an acclaimed documentary investigating the Abramoff lobbying scandal. D
9:00 pm 
Foreign Exchange   This week on Foreign Exchange: In Iraq's new government, women will hold at least 25% of all the jobs. We'll talk with the American Muslim leader who helped mandate the quota. Plus, the force behind Asia's new economy, and how LA gang culture traveled to El Salvador. D
9:30 pm 
My Family  "Friday The 31st"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Soundstage  "Matchbox Twenty"  The pop-rock band with Rob Thomas as principal songwriter and frontman showcases selections from a new album, Exile on Mainstream, and gives a nod to the Beatles with "She Came in Through the Bathroom Window."G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Husain Haqqani & Farahnaz Ispahani/Pakistan"  A conversation with Husain Haqqani, Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. & Farahnaz Ispahani, Member of Pakistani National Assembly. A discussion about Pakistan with Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times. D
12:01 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Staying On Topic"  Martha Duran-Contreras is a bilingual second-grade teacher from Santa Monica, California with many racially mixed and bilingual students. She provides each child with individualized instruction, reviewing their progress and helping them to set goals and identify steps toward achieving those goals. We see her work with individual students during an independent writing activity where each student is challenged to. D
12:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "100 Days of Reading"  In a Chicago neighborhood, Shari Frost runs a mixed first- and second-grade classroom that includes students with physical and learning disabilities. We meet her class on the 100th day of school as they engage in a math/reading lesson on what they could buy with $100, read a poem featuring the number 100, and celebrate the milestone day. Mrs. Frost capitalizes on her students. D
1:01 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 6. Engaging Students In Active Learning"  How do we engage students in active learning? In this session, the teachers examine the elements of authentic instruction and cooperative learning to identify ways of engaging students in social studies content. They review the importance of questioning in relation to higher-order thinking and explore classroom strategies to stimulate thinking and bring social studies concepts to life for their students. D
2:01 am 
Constitution, The: That Delicate Balance  "Crime and Insanity"  Is a psychiatric evaluation precise enough to be allowed as testimony in a court of law? U.S.nCourt of Appeals judge Irving Kaufman, Hastings Center president Willard Gaylin, and othersndiscuss the use of psychiatry in law.nn. D
3:01 am 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. D
3:29 am 
Democracy In America  "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?"  This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution. D
4:01 am 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Sensation and Perception"  This program demonstrates how visual information is gathered and processed, and how our culture, previous experiences, and interests influence our perceptions. With Dr. David Hubel of Harvard University and Dr. Misha Pavel of the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology. D
4:29 am 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Learning"  Prominent researchers. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Due Casseruole Classiche - Two Classic Casseroles"  Mary Ann explores the operatic origins of "Chicken Tetrazzini" and learns that the pasta and chicken dish was invented in San Francisco and named for Italian opera star Luisa Tetrazzini. Then Mary Ann prepares Valpelline Soup, a dense, bread-filled soup you eat with a fork. Later, it's "Three Coins in a Fountain" as we visit the Trevi Fountain in Rome. D
5:30 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The Pacific Rim"  Lemongrass pork sats with peanut sauce and cucumber relish and alder grilled salmon with citrus butter are on the menu.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
6:30 am 
Travelscope  "Naturally Los Angeles"  While most visitors head for Hollywood or Rodeo Drive, Joseph introduces viewers to some of Los Angeles' little-known treasures from hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains and wine tasting in Malibu to the Venice Beach drum circle - a weekly celebration of the city's diversity. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Urban Design Ideas"  Smith borrows ideas from a variety of urban landscapes to use in a home garden from plant combinations to energy savings.G
7:30 am 
This Old House  "Newton Project, Part 16"  As the project nears completion, lighting designer Susan Arnold shows how new light sources and updated fixtures bring light into formerly dark areas of the house. Electrical items and window treatments are installed. A historical marker is put in place.G
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Backyard Makeover"  Vicki creates a garden plan based on space usage, soil and lighting, Sloan gets the plants and supplies; together they create a great backyard. D
8:30 am 
Cultivating Life  "Citrus"  Topics include advice on growing lemons and limes, citrus-scented herbs, Rick Bayless' use of lime to "cook" fish and a cedar citrus pot.G
9:00 am 
Paint Paper and Crafts  "Strike Gold"  Decorative painter Bob Nulf shows how to gold leaf a wall; Sloan customizes cup holders; and Donna Dewberry paints nifty nesting tile tables. D
9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Bright & Bold Flowers"  Donna begins a new season by teaching the basic strokes to paint nine different bright and bold flowers. She paints on black fabric, then stitches the designs into a quilt.G
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Flame On!"  Kitchen experts light a fire at the dinner table with steak Diane and crepes Suzette. They also taste-test orange liqueur and canned beef broth.G
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy  "Sicilian Street Food"  In Palermo, Lidia joins Palermo-native chef Fortunato Nicotra to prepare grouper matalotta-style and panelle (fried chickpea polenta).G
11:01 am 
Learning Math: Number and Operations  "Video 9. Fractions, Percents, and Ratios"  Continue exploring rational numbers, working with an area model for multiplication and division with fractions, and examining operations with decimals. Explore percents and the relationships among representations using fractions, decimals, and percents. Examine benchmarks for understanding percents, especially percents less than 10 and greater than 100. D
11:29 am 
Learning Math: Number and Operations  "Video 10. Classroom Case Studies, K-2"  Watch this program in the 10th session for K-2 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of K-2 teachers (former course participants) who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms. D
12:01 pm 
Teaching Reading 3-5 Workshop  "Workshop 1. Creating Contexts for Learning"  NULL
12:29 pm 
Teaching Reading 3-5 Workshop  "Workshop 2. Fluency and Word Study"  NULL
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 7. Assessing Students"  How do we know students are learning? Because assessment often provides only small snapshots of learning, this session provides teachers with a variety of tools and strategies to assess students. D
2:01 pm 
Constitution, The: That Delicate Balance  "Crime and Punishments"  Cruel and unusual punishment, from overcrowding in prisons to the death penalty, is debated bynU.S. Court of Appeals judge Arthur Alarcon, Federal Bureau of Prisons director NormannCarlson, government leaders, civil libertarians, and journalists. D
3:01 pm 
Democracy In America  "Federalism: U.S. V. The States"  This program explores federalism as a Constitutional compromise, especially in terms of present-day conflicts between people who believe that power should reside primarily in the national government and those who want government authority retained within the states. D
3:29 pm 
Democracy In America  "Civil Liberties: Safeguarding The Individual"  This program examines the First, Fourth, and Sixth Constitutional Amendments to show how the Bill of Rights protects individual citizens from excessive or arbitrary government interference, yet, contrary to the belief of many Americans, does not grant unlimited rights. D
4:01 pm 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Remembering and Forgetting"  This program looks at the complex process called memory: how images, ideas, language, and even physical actions, sounds, and smells are translated into codes, represented in the memory and retrieved when needed. With Dr. Richard Thompson of the University of Southern California and Dr. Diana Woodruff-Pak of Temple University. Updated. D
4:29 pm 
Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition  "Cognitive Processes"  This program is an exploration into the higher mental processes. D
5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Due Casseruole Classiche - Two Classic Casseroles"  Mary Ann explores the operatic origins of "Chicken Tetrazzini" and learns that the pasta and chicken dish was invented in San Francisco and named for Italian opera star Luisa Tetrazzini. Then Mary Ann prepares Valpelline Soup, a dense, bread-filled soup you eat with a fork. Later, it's "Three Coins in a Fountain" as we visit the Trevi Fountain in Rome. D
5:30 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The Pacific Rim"  Lemongrass pork sats with peanut sauce and cucumber relish and alder grilled salmon with citrus butter are on the menu.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Naturally Los Angeles"  While most visitors head for Hollywood or Rodeo Drive, Joseph introduces viewers to some of Los Angeles' little-known treasures from hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains and wine tasting in Malibu to the Venice Beach drum circle - a weekly celebration of the city's diversity. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Urban Design Ideas"  Smith borrows ideas from a variety of urban landscapes to use in a home garden from plant combinations to energy savings.G
7:30 pm 
This Old House  "Newton Project, Part 16"  As the project nears completion, lighting designer Susan Arnold shows how new light sources and updated fixtures bring light into formerly dark areas of the house. Electrical items and window treatments are installed. A historical marker is put in place.G
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Backyard Makeover"  Vicki creates a garden plan based on space usage, soil and lighting, Sloan gets the plants and supplies; together they create a great backyard. D
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Citrus"  Topics include advice on growing lemons and limes, citrus-scented herbs, Rick Bayless' use of lime to "cook" fish and a cedar citrus pot.G
9:00 pm 
Paint Paper and Crafts  "Strike Gold"  Decorative painter Bob Nulf shows how to gold leaf a wall; Sloan customizes cup holders; and Donna Dewberry paints nifty nesting tile tables. D
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Bright & Bold Flowers"  Donna begins a new season by teaching the basic strokes to paint nine different bright and bold flowers. She paints on black fabric, then stitches the designs into a quilt.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Flame On!"  Kitchen experts light a fire at the dinner table with steak Diane and crepes Suzette. They also taste-test orange liqueur and canned beef broth.G
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Sicilian Street Food"  In Palermo, Lidia joins Palermo-native chef Fortunato Nicotra to prepare grouper matalotta-style and panelle (fried chickpea polenta).G
11:01 pm 
Learning Math: Number and Operations  "Video 9. Fractions, Percents, and Ratios"  Continue exploring rational numbers, working with an area model for multiplication and division with fractions, and examining operations with decimals. Explore percents and the relationships among representations using fractions, decimals, and percents. Examine benchmarks for understanding percents, especially percents less than 10 and greater than 100. D
11:29 pm 
Learning Math: Number and Operations  "Video 10. Classroom Case Studies, K-2"  Watch this program in the 10th session for K-2 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of K-2 teachers (former course participants) who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms. D
12:00 am 
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Louise Hay (author). D
2:00 am 
Presidential Conversations on the Constitution  "President Gerald Ford"  Former Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush discuss the historic events that defined their terms in office. Americans see and hear former presidents speaking candidly about how the Constitution affects presidential power. They also talk about their successes and failures, as well as family life, including the role of the first lady.G
3:00 am 
Charlie Rose  "Barbara Walters"  The renowned journalist discusses her life, her career and her new autobiography.M
4:00 am 
Think Tank With Ben Wattenberg  "The World of Herb London"  Herb London, president of the Hudson Institute and former dean of the Gallitan School at New York University, where the curriculum is still based on the great books, is today's guest. D
4:30 am 
Second Opinion: Taking Charge of Your Health Care  "Lower Back Pain"  It is a startling fact that about 50% of Americans have back pain on any given day. And 80% of us will have back pain at some point in our lives. Second Opinion gets to the bottom of that achy back with an in-depth discussion on the causes, treatment and prevention of back pain. D
5:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Season 3, Episode 6"  A Mars lander mission at the poles of Mars seeks to understand the mysterious red planet's potential or past ability to support life. Forty years ago, a young paleontologist unearthed the fossilized remains of two mammoths, their tusks entwined. By looking inside the fossilized tusks, modern forensic science can read a record of the mammoths' final days.G
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Car of the Future"  Tom and Ray Magliozzi (NPR's "Car Talk") lead the way on a roller-coaster ride into the world of cars - examining new technologies and ideas. They look at whether hydrogen fuel cell, biodiesel or ethanol technologies are future fuels or useful intermediate steps. This light-hearted but knowledgeable look at a serious issue also includes a trend-setting all-electric sports car.G
7:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Coming to America"  Who were the first Americans, and when did they arrive? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, then found their way south, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why. D
8:00 am 
Presidential Conversations on the Constitution  "President Gerald Ford"  Former Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush discuss the historic events that defined their terms in office. Americans see and hear former presidents speaking candidly about how the Constitution affects presidential power. They also talk about their successes and failures, as well as family life, including the role of the first lady.G
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Yellow Pine Country"  The resilient former mining community is host to the third largest harmonica festival of its type in the nation. Up to 4,000 people attend the event on the South Fork of the Salmon.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Dalai Lama In Idaho"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with guests about the visit the Dali Lama made to Idaho in 2005G
10:00 am 
Think Tank With Ben Wattenberg  "The World of Herb London"  Herb London, president of the Hudson Institute and former dean of the Gallitan School at New York University, where the curriculum is still based on the great books, is today's guest. D
10:30 am 
Second Opinion: Taking Charge of Your Health Care  "Lower Back Pain"  It is a startling fact that about 50% of Americans have back pain on any given day. And 80% of us will have back pain at some point in our lives. Second Opinion gets to the bottom of that achy back with an in-depth discussion on the causes, treatment and prevention of back pain. D
11:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Season 3, Episode 6"  A Mars lander mission at the poles of Mars seeks to understand the mysterious red planet's potential or past ability to support life. Forty years ago, a young paleontologist unearthed the fossilized remains of two mammoths, their tusks entwined. By looking inside the fossilized tusks, modern forensic science can read a record of the mammoths' final days.G
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Car of the Future"  Tom and Ray Magliozzi (NPR's "Car Talk") lead the way on a roller-coaster ride into the world of cars - examining new technologies and ideas. They look at whether hydrogen fuel cell, biodiesel or ethanol technologies are future fuels or useful intermediate steps. This light-hearted but knowledgeable look at a serious issue also includes a trend-setting all-electric sports car.G
1:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Coming to America"  Who were the first Americans, and when did they arrive? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, then found their way south, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Barbara Walters"  The renowned journalist discusses her life, her career and her new autobiography.M
3:00 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Staying Healthy - Sports Medicine"  No pain, no gain. at least not with physical therapist Dr. Bob Chan. And, doctors at 3rd Peking Hospital are routing for their patients. D
3:30 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Putting The Best Foot Forward"  Olympic spirit is school spirit at this grade-school. This elaborate celebration ends with a surprise visit from a Gold Medal Winner. Then, preparations continue as these folks learn how to welcome their Olympic guests in English. D
4:00 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Going for the Gold - Chinese Athletes In Training"  An exclusive look at how the Chinese National Gymnastics Team prepares for the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. And, Personal stories of two world champions: their talent, drive, and the pressure they and their families will face when they compete before millions of fellow Chinese. Then, Chinese Wushu, or Kung Fu as it's known in the U. S., is waging its toughest battle: the battle to become an Olympic sport. D
4:30 pm 
Great Museums: China: West Meets East at the Metropolitan Museum of Art   As excitement builds for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, this one-hour high-definition (HD) tribute honors Beijing's Cultural Olympiad theme, "One World. One Dream." Using pieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection, the special reveals five millennia of China's history and social structure through its art.G
5:30 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Staying Healthy - Sports Medicine"  No pain, no gain. at least not with physical therapist Dr. Bob Chan. And, doctors at 3rd Peking Hospital are routing for their patients. D
6:00 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Putting The Best Foot Forward"  Olympic spirit is school spirit at this grade-school. This elaborate celebration ends with a surprise visit from a Gold Medal Winner. Then, preparations continue as these folks learn how to welcome their Olympic guests in English. D
6:30 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Going for the Gold - Chinese Athletes In Training"  An exclusive look at how the Chinese National Gymnastics Team prepares for the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. And, Personal stories of two world champions: their talent, drive, and the pressure they and their families will face when they compete before millions of fellow Chinese. Then, Chinese Wushu, or Kung Fu as it's known in the U. S., is waging its toughest battle: the battle to become an Olympic sport. D
7:00 pm 
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
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9:00 pm 
Expose: America's Investigative Reports  "Eyes on the Road"  Beginning with a deadly crash that killed ten people, this Dallas Morning News investigation examines safety in the nation's trucking industry. D
9:30 pm 
Great Museums: China: West Meets East at the Metropolitan Museum of Art   As excitement builds for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, this one-hour high-definition (HD) tribute honors Beijing's Cultural Olympiad theme, "One World. One Dream." Using pieces from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection, the special reveals five millennia of China's history and social structure through its art.G
10:30 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Staying Healthy - Sports Medicine"  No pain, no gain. at least not with physical therapist Dr. Bob Chan. And, doctors at 3rd Peking Hospital are routing for their patients. D
11:00 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Putting The Best Foot Forward"  Olympic spirit is school spirit at this grade-school. This elaborate celebration ends with a surprise visit from a Gold Medal Winner. Then, preparations continue as these folks learn how to welcome their Olympic guests in English. D
11:30 pm 
Beijing, Are You Ready?  "Going for the Gold - Chinese Athletes In Training"  An exclusive look at how the Chinese National Gymnastics Team prepares for the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. And, Personal stories of two world champions: their talent, drive, and the pressure they and their families will face when they compete before millions of fellow Chinese. Then, Chinese Wushu, or Kung Fu as it's known in the U. S., is waging its toughest battle: the battle to become an Olympic sport. D
12:00 am 
WordGirl  "Two Brains Forgets/Banned on the Run"  Two Brains Forgets - It looks like all is lost when Dr 2-Brains discovers WordGirl's secret identity! But some quick thinking, some help from the Botsford family, and a little luck save the day when 2-Brains' amnesia ray ends up working on the Doc himself. Banned on the Run - Mr. Big finally cheats his way to becoming the town Mayor - and his first order of business is to ban Word Girl! WG and Huggy must restore order to the town and undo all of the silly laws Mr Big keeps passing. D
12:30 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Chrissy's Big Move"  When Maya's friend Chrissy is moving to Hong Kong, Maya enlists Miguel and the gang to "introduce" Chrissy to Hong Kong. Chrissy is so enchanted that she can't wait to move to Hong Kong, but then her dad's transfer falls through and Chrissy doesn't move.G
1:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Chaos As Usual"  Introducing Memoryville, home to a vast storehouse of Cyberspace data, where The Slugball Open, a Cyberspace version of baseball, is in progress. In their attempt to win for a day the Key to the City, Team Motherboard has made it to the finals . along with, you guessed it, Hacker! Unbeknownst to most (except, of course, to Hacker), this Key opens all doors to the city-including the door to the data storehouse! With surefire plans to win, Hacker can hardly wait to delete the data and create untold chaos. D
1:30 am 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "B.L.T. for Breakfast?"  Ever the entrepreneur, Ruff has invested his entire show budget in his latest culinary creation: the Liver and Pineapple Biscuit Shake. Looking for ways to improve his recipe, Ruff sends one team of FETCHers out to invent a new flavor of ice cream (the three main ingredients have to start with the letters B, L, and T and two of them have to be vegetables), and Brian must fill in as a short order cook at a local diner. D
2:00 am 
Arthur  "Just Desserts/The Big Dig"  Arthur has a hard time resisting sweets, and one evening his overindulgence wins him an upset stomach and a series of rather "Grimm" dreams. When Grandpa Dave comes to visit he only wants to sleep and play checkers, but one day he shares a secret map with Arthur and D.W. and they hunt for a buried treasure and discover some family history.G
2:30 am 
WordWorld  "Bit By Bit/Ride 'em Cowbear"  Bit by Bit: It is Monkey's birthday, and a sick Frog entrusts Duck and Bug to take his present-a banana-to Monkey's birthday party for him. In their enthusiasm to get to the party, Duck and Bug accidentally break the banana into letters.and they don't know how to rebuild it! It's just too big a word. D
3:00 am 
Between the Lions  "The Golden Meaty Awards"  Lionel is master of ceremonies of this first annual music awards show, featuring favorite tunes from Between the Lions and very tasty awards. D
3:30 am 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  To solve the mystery of who ruined Dad's perfect souffle, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W. and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.G
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 
It's A Big Big World  "Sloth Lessons/The Avocado Queen"  Bob tries to become a sloth. Burdette learns that the pits are seeds that new trees grow from.G
5:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Ralphie The Parrot Flies Away"  Baby Bear tells Alan how great his pet parrot Ralphie is. He can squawk, say some words, and even rhyme! The very best part is that he is one of Baby Bear's best friends. That is why when Ralphie flies away and hides in a tree, Baby Bear gets very upset. D
6:00 am 
Curious George  "Monkey Stagehand/Magic Garden"  Bill needs some help behind the scenes of the town talent show and George happily volunteers.G
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Led Astray/Wedding Bell Blues"  LED ASTRAY: Clifford's new friend Artie is up to no good.and he talks Clifford into joining him. He "borrows" Cleo's favorite toy and helps digs a big hole. D
7:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Ant and the Grasshopper"  Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold?G
7:30 am 
Dragon Tales  "Cassie, The Green-Eyed Dragon/Hello, Miss Tipps"  Cassie, the Green-eyed Dragon - Everyone rushes to the School in the Sky to see Cassie's big surprise - her little brother, Finn! She has brought him to school so that she can tell all her friends how adorable her baby brother is. As she is speaking, she can't help but notice all the attention this cute tiny tyke is taking away from her. When Cassie simply can't take it anymore, she blurts out: "I wish I'd never brought him!" Quetzal speaks with Cassie and she admits that she's jealous. D
8:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Ralphie The Parrot Flies Away"  Baby Bear tells Alan how great his pet parrot Ralphie is. He can squawk, say some words, and even rhyme! The very best part is that he is one of Baby Bear's best friends. That is why when Ralphie flies away and hides in a tree, Baby Bear gets very upset. D
9:00 am 
Caillou  "Caillou The Explorer"  Caillou of the Antarctic - Caillou is playing with Jeffrey and Jason when he gets accidentally pushed down. He is a little upset about it until he realizes it was an accident. Since it's so hot out Daddy treats them to ice cream and Caillou imagines he's down at the cool cool south pole playing with the penguins! Deep Sea Caillou - There's a new girl named Lee Wun in playschool, but she's so shy she won't talk to anybody. D
9:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Trail Boss Barney and Get Happy!"  Trail Boss Barney: Three children try to build a pretend farm, but have a hard time working together. Barney takes them to a ranch to show them how all the people there have to work together to keep things running smoothly. The children learn about cooperation and fun on a ranch, and even get to meet a celebrity cowboy cook! Educational theme: Working together. D
10:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Neighborhood Opera: "Windstorm In Bubbleland""  There is never any trouble in Bubbleland until a windstorm threatens to destroy everything. Hildegarde Hummingbird, the smallest creature of all, tries to warn everyone. She is ignored and leaves Bubbleland.G
10:30 am 
Teletubbies  "Balancing Pots"  Some small boys are filling buckets with water. When their mother balances her bucket on her head, the children try to copy her. In Teletubbyland, Tinky Winky sees Dipsy on top of Home Hill - eventually! The film shows some children playing an "on top" and " underneath" game. Then the Teletubbies get together to watch the magic tree grow in Teletubbyland.G
11:00 am 
Reading Rainbow  "Berloiz The Bear"  The episode features the art of music. Host LeVar explores the many sounds of New York City and the musicians on its streets. James Avery reads Jan Brett's BERLIOZ THE BEAR, a book about a group of bear-musicians.G
11:30 am 
Between the Lions  "The Golden Meaty Awards"  Lionel is master of ceremonies of this first annual music awards show, featuring favorite tunes from Between the Lions and very tasty awards. D
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "Monkey Stagehand/Magic Garden"  Bill needs some help behind the scenes of the town talent show and George happily volunteers.G
12:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Penguin Tears"  Hacker's secret quest continues, with the nefarious `borg on the hunt for the next piece of his mysterious machine. His search for the legendary Prism of Penguia takes him to snowy Cyberia. While trying to stop Hacker, Digit and the kids are trapped in an icy cave and must master the principles of bouncing in order to break out. D
1:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  To solve the mystery of who ruined Dad's perfect souffle, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W. and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.G
1:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Lady Redundant Woman/A Game of Cat and Mouse"  Lady Redundant Woman - All Beatrice Bixby wants is to be named manager of the local copy shop where she works. But one day when she merges with a photocopier she becomes Lady Redundant Woman. A Game of Cat and Mouse - Just when it seems like nothing can stop Dr 2 Brains from transforming hair gel into cream cheese, WordGirl teams up with the newest resident of 2 Brain's old science lab - Professor Tubing. D
2:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ye Olde Colonial Episode"  Losing power in the doghouse gives Ruff the most Brilliant Idea in the History of Television! All he needs is a $250,000,000 advance from his boss, Henry, to buy a time machine to send the whole cast back in time.way back.to 1627! Dressed as Colonists, the cast members abandon their videogames and cell phones for log sawing, oven starting, jaw harping, goat tending, and lessons in Colonial life. D
2:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Led Astray/Wedding Bell Blues"  LED ASTRAY: Clifford's new friend Artie is up to no good.and he talks Clifford into joining him. He "borrows" Cleo's favorite toy and helps digs a big hole. D
3:00 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Neighborhood Opera: "Windstorm In Bubbleland""  There is never any trouble in Bubbleland until a windstorm threatens to destroy everything. Hildegarde Hummingbird, the smallest creature of all, tries to warn everyone. She is ignored and leaves Bubbleland.G
3:30 pm 
Peep and the Big Wide World (Apt)  "Chirp's Flight Program/Mirror, Mirror in the Dump"  Chirp's Flight Program - Chirp's flying practice really takes off when she decides to copy what other birds do. Gliders can fly well depending on how you throw them. The kids have fun watching how toy planes and helicopters fly - and how they DON'T fly. D
4:00 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur's Family Feud/Muffy Gets Mature"  To solve the mystery of who ruined Dad's perfect souffle, Mom and Dad listen to both Arthur and D.W. and the siblings demonstrate some very imaginative storytelling! When Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine, she finds worldlier companionship in the form of Francine's teenaged sister and her cool cohorts.G
4:30 pm 
Curious George  "Monkey Stagehand/Magic Garden"  Bill needs some help behind the scenes of the town talent show and George happily volunteers.G
5:00 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Led Astray/Wedding Bell Blues"  LED ASTRAY: Clifford's new friend Artie is up to no good.and he talks Clifford into joining him. He "borrows" Cleo's favorite toy and helps digs a big hole. D
5:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ant and the Grasshopper"  Littlest Pig is on a picnic and he is starving! Problem is, he didn't plan ahead and pack a snack! The Super Readers fly into the story of Ant and Grasshopper where the jovial grasshopper finds himself equally unprepared for the onset of winter. Will his responsible friend Ant teach him (and Pig) a lesson about planning ahead? Or will the two friends be left out in the cold?G
6:00 pm 
Dragon Tales  "Cassie, The Green-Eyed Dragon/Hello, Miss Tipps"  Cassie, the Green-eyed Dragon - Everyone rushes to the School in the Sky to see Cassie's big surprise - her little brother, Finn! She has brought him to school so that she can tell all her friends how adorable her baby brother is. As she is speaking, she can't help but notice all the attention this cute tiny tyke is taking away from her. When Cassie simply can't take it anymore, she blurts out: "I wish I'd never brought him!" Quetzal speaks with Cassie and she admits that she's jealous. D
6:30 pm 
Sesame Street  "Ralphie The Parrot Flies Away"  Baby Bear tells Alan how great his pet parrot Ralphie is. He can squawk, say some words, and even rhyme! The very best part is that he is one of Baby Bear's best friends. That is why when Ralphie flies away and hides in a tree, Baby Bear gets very upset. D
7:30 pm 
It's A Big Big World  "Sloth Lessons/The Avocado Queen"  Bob tries to become a sloth. Burdette learns that the pits are seeds that new trees grow from.G
8:00 pm 
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
8:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Explorer"  Caillou of the Antarctic - Caillou is playing with Jeffrey and Jason when he gets accidentally pushed down. He is a little upset about it until he realizes it was an accident. Since it's so hot out Daddy treats them to ice cream and Caillou imagines he's down at the cool cool south pole playing with the penguins! Deep Sea Caillou - There's a new girl named Lee Wun in playschool, but she's so shy she won't talk to anybody. D
9:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Trail Boss Barney and Get Happy!"  Trail Boss Barney: Three children try to build a pretend farm, but have a hard time working together. Barney takes them to a ranch to show them how all the people there have to work together to keep things running smoothly. The children learn about cooperation and fun on a ranch, and even get to meet a celebrity cowboy cook! Educational theme: Working together. D
9:30 pm 
Teletubbies  "Balancing Pots"  Some small boys are filling buckets with water. When their mother balances her bucket on her head, the children try to copy her. In Teletubbyland, Tinky Winky sees Dipsy on top of Home Hill - eventually! The film shows some children playing an "on top" and " underneath" game. Then the Teletubbies get together to watch the magic tree grow in Teletubbyland.G
10:00 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Fearfest"  A big thunderstorm hits Animal Junction and Zoboo sees something frightening in the dark. But the scary creatures are just grizzly bear cubs! Martin and Chris tell their lemur friend all about grizzlies and other animals that seem scary - but really aren't.G
10:30 pm 
Between the Lions  "The Golden Meaty Awards"  Lionel is master of ceremonies of this first annual music awards show, featuring favorite tunes from Between the Lions and very tasty awards. D
11:00 pm 
Wishbone  "A Bone of Contention"  In this episode of Wishbone, both Joe and poet Henry Longfellow's Captain Miles Standish learn that it is better to serve one's self than to depend on another to carry out an important task. With their hearts both broken by unrequited love, Joe and Miles end their relationships with their best friends, David and John Alden, whom they think intentionally stole their true loves away from them. Yet, they finally realize that their anger is unfounded and reinstate their friendships. D
11:30 pm 
Curious George  "Monkey Stagehand/Magic Garden"  Bill needs some help behind the scenes of the town talent show and George happily volunteers.G

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