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February 10, 2013
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12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Animal Inventors: Animal Engineers"  The animal world is a vast untapped reservoir of engineering design and technology. This film explores the design principles that the natural world has been built on and looks at the parallels in the human world, demonstrating that animals beat us to the patent office by several million years with solutions to many of the great engineering challenges. D

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: Planet of the Apes"  Trekkers visit the last strongholds of several rare and sometimes endangered species of primates.G

2:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Anchor Ray Suarez hosts a panel of experts to explore how to save Medicare. D

2:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group   TOPICS: Drone On; Defense Cuts Loom; Republican Revamp. PANELISTS: Pat Buchanan, Author & Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Ryan Grim, The Huffington Post. D

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Cash and Credit"  You'll learn about the power and pitfalls of credit, which is essentially using someone else's money temporarily (for a price). Meet a young entrepreneur who used credit to start a successful bath salts business and another who launched a successful design firm. And, as a cautionary tale, we talk to a young woman who had fun buying with credit until she found herself in bankruptcy. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Mt. St. Helens/Tree Voles/Family Loggers"  On the south side of Mt. St. Helens, snowmobiler's, hikers and skiers jockey for space. Researchers climb high to study tree voles in Douglas Fir.G

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Thrill of the Grill"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best South Carolina Pulled Pork. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for portable charcoal grills. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of ice cream bars. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of Slovenia"  In the little-visited and underrated alpine country, Rick begins in the capital city of Ljubljana, enjoys the mountain resort of Lake Bled, ventures into the Julian Alps, goes spelunking in a gigantic cave, and swims with Slavs in a charming Adriatic port.G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G

6:00 pm 
Pioneers of Television  "Miniseries"  Stars of "Roots," the genre's biggest hit, talk about the groundbreaking series - Le Var Burton, Louis Gossett Jr., Leslie Uggams, Ben Vereen and Ed Asner. The episode also considers the first miniseries, "Rich Man, Poor Man" with stars Peter Strauss and Susan Blakely offering fresh insights. Stars of the landmark miniseries "The Thorn Birds" provide commentary on it.G

7:00 pm 
Alaska Statehood   Alaska Statehood is the birth story of modern Alaska - the struggle to free Alaska from colonialism and win self-government. It started with the Gold Rush and ended in victory sixty years later. It's an inspirational tale of volunteerism, love of place, and overcoming partisanship. D

8:00 pm 
Silicon Valley: American Experience   The film spotlights the creativity of the young men who founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957, in particular the charismatic young physicist Robert Noyce. Their radical innovations would include the integrated circuit that helped make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, and transform semirural Santa Clara County into the hub of technological ingenuity known as Silicon Valley.G

9:30 pm 
The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin   When North Carolina ceded its western land to the U.S. government, some of the citizens of the territory began their own government, calling it the State of Franklin. North Carolina rescinded the cession but the State of Franklin continued to struggle for four chaotic years, ending in violence and a failed bid to become the country's 14th state. Scholarly interviews and re-enactments tell the story that is filmed in eastern Tennessee.G

10:00 pm 
Pioneers of Television  "Miniseries"  Stars of "Roots," the genre's biggest hit, talk about the groundbreaking series - Le Var Burton, Louis Gossett Jr., Leslie Uggams, Ben Vereen and Ed Asner. The episode also considers the first miniseries, "Rich Man, Poor Man" with stars Peter Strauss and Susan Blakely offering fresh insights. Stars of the landmark miniseries "The Thorn Birds" provide commentary on it.G

11:00 pm 
Alaska Statehood   Alaska Statehood is the birth story of modern Alaska - the struggle to free Alaska from colonialism and win self-government. It started with the Gold Rush and ended in victory sixty years later. It's an inspirational tale of volunteerism, love of place, and overcoming partisanship. D

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