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5:00 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
6:00 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
7:00 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
8:30 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 North Carolina rescinded the cession but the State of Franklin continued to struggle for four chaotic years, ending in violence and a failed bid to become the country's 14th state.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
9:00 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
10:00 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
11:00 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
5:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Chef's Dream"  Jacques assembles fresh bluefin tuna tartare with apple. He also prepares lamb burgers with feta cheese cooked rare and served with yogurt-cucumber sauce.G
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pasta, Please"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. D
6:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Pork Chronicles"  As opposed to the lean-is-better preference in the United States, Koreans love their pork full of fat - and flavor. In this episode, Marja, her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, and an expert food blogger named Daniel eat classic pork barbeque at Heukdonga restaurant in Seoul. They also stop by Songgane Gamjatang, where Seoul's taxi drivers convene for pork bone soup and the grand pork dish known as bo ssam. D
6:30 pm 
Christina  "Eating Well for Life"  If you think it's a diet, you'll fail. But if you think of eating well for life, it becomes a part of how you live and who you are. Eating well is required for your body to function at its best. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Caring for Orchids as Houseplants/Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook visits a tropical botanic garden to learn how to care for orchids as houseplants. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang.G
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Georgia Coast"  On Sea Island, Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides with a naturalist and tries what the island natives call "swim riding." On secluded Cumberland Island, Darley observes wild horses with local naturalist Fred Whitehead, who speaks about herd dynamics, the history of horses on the island and how they survive in the subtropical environment. Darley stays at the island's only lodging, the historic Greyfield Inn, and learns about the Carnegie family's role in the island's history. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Chef's Dream"  Jacques assembles fresh bluefin tuna tartare with apple. He also prepares lamb burgers with feta cheese cooked rare and served with yogurt-cucumber sauce.G
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pasta, Please"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Spaghetti and Meatballs. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews sous-vide machines in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison updates a recipe for the perfect Spring Vegetable Pasta. D
9:30 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Cooking on the Sea of Cortez"  Rick is always up for a cooking challenge. After a day spent boating and kayaking on the Sea of Cortez with a local ecotourism group, Rick grills dinner for the group on the beach at Espiritu Santo Island - one of the most biologically diverse marine areas in the world. The waters surrounding the island support coral reefs, colonies of sea lions and more than 500 species of fish. D
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Chestnuts: Beyond Roasting"  The Pences visit one of the country's few organic chestnut farms and discover how this classic nut is making a comeback.G
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "The Heritage of Broadway"  We look at the history of Broadway and the world of the theater from two different perspectives. First, producer Michael Kantor, discusses his new PBS documentary Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy, which examines how Jewish culture and liturgical music helped in the creation of the modern Broadway musical. Also on the program, writer Robert Simonson, and actor Nick Wyman, President of Actors' Equity Association, look back at the first 100 years of the influential performers' union and how it strives to help, not only the situation of individual performers, but also the quality of live theater throughout the country. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Why Is The Quantum So Strange?"  To know reality, one must confront the quantum. It is how our world works at the deepest level. What's the quantum? It is bizarre, defying all common sense. D
5:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn, with a panel of news professionals, plus political analysts, examines the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G
6:00 pm 
Out of Order   This show looks at the current American political process, addressing the decline in civil discourse and the news media's role in it, partisan gridlock, gerrymandering, vanishing commitment to reasonable compromise, the vilification of moderates and declining civic engagements. Interviews with political experts and observers examine the topics.G
6:30 pm 
After The Harvest: Fighting Hunger in the Coffeelands   Coffee farmers in Chiapas, Mexico greet the rainy months between May and September with a mix of hope and trepidation. Consistent rainfall is vital to their crops, but too much water makes their rural dirt roads impassable. The price of beans and corn goes up, just when income from the coffee harvest is depleted. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Milking The Rhino"  Everyone has seen a nature documentary with a ferocious kill on the Serengeti Plain. Well, here's a different story about villagers navigating the dangers and costs of living with wildlife. After a century of "white man's conservation," the Maasai of Kenya and Namibia's Himba people are vying to share a piece of the eco-tourism pie. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Winter Grit"  Adventure and grit tie together this collection of cold-weather activities captured on camera across Idaho. From extreme back-country skiing and avalanche assessment, to equestrian skijoring, ice climbing and heli-skiing, everything requires extra grit as well as specialized skills and a desire for adventure.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  An interview with Ishmael Beah. Beah, a former child soldier from Sierra Leone, writes about his harrowing experience and recovery in "A Long Way Gone". He talks with Franklin about why he wrote the book and how he thinks society can lessen the prevalence of child soldiers. He also answers allegations of inaccuracies in the book.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "After Happily Ever After"  After Happily Ever After is Emmy winning filmmaker Kate Schermerhorn's quirky, funny and movingpersonal quest for the secret to a happy marriage and for answers to some timely questions about an institution which might just be due for some review. This engaging doc features an eclectic mix of long married couples - from a couple who dress alike every day; to a pair of nudists and a newlywed pair of mothers, to a feisty English widow. A lively and world-renowned group of marriage experts - including psychologist John Gottman (who can predict divorce with 90% accuracy), marrriage historian Stephanie Coontz, and a Beverly Hills divorce attorney, ground the film in fact as they piece together the history and possible future and motivations for marriage. D
10:00 pm 
Summer Hill   From the late 19th century until the civil rights movement, the black people of Cartersville, Georgia (near Atlanta) lived exclusively in the Summer Hill section of town. The documentary SUMMER HILL is a compelling look at the influence of one small, tightly knit community - its school, churches and civic leaders - on its residents. Despite poverty, racism and limited opportunity, Summer Hill - and its segregated school - flourished for four generations. D
10:30 pm 
After The Harvest: Fighting Hunger in the Coffeelands   Coffee farmers in Chiapas, Mexico greet the rainy months between May and September with a mix of hope and trepidation. Consistent rainfall is vital to their crops, but too much water makes their rural dirt roads impassable. The price of beans and corn goes up, just when income from the coffee harvest is depleted. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Milking The Rhino"  Everyone has seen a nature documentary with a ferocious kill on the Serengeti Plain. Well, here's a different story about villagers navigating the dangers and costs of living with wildlife. After a century of "white man's conservation," the Maasai of Kenya and Namibia's Himba people are vying to share a piece of the eco-tourism pie. D
5:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Butterflies/The Nature of Things"  Butterflies - Baby Bop is sad because she lost her pet caterpillar, Monty. Barney and the others try to help her find it. Baby Bop is surprised to discover Monty inside a chrysalis. D
5:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Sounds and Smells"  O the Indignity - Gordon is horrified when Sir Topham Hatt announces that he is to take charge of Whiff's Waste Dump for the day. Gordon arrives at the Waste Dump and decides that the only thing for him to do is to hide when other engines arrive at the dump. Gordon just cannot be seen at such a smelly place! As the day progresses, Gordon hides from Spencer, Diesel and Thomas. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Where's The Firedog?/Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye"  Where's the Firedog? - George's canine friend Blaze keeps running away from the firehouse. When Blaze winds up in the animal shelter, George and his firefighter friend Sam learn how to keep her safe by putting a tag on her collar, walking her on a leash, and making sure she's never lonely. Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye - Toots the blues-singing germ is back and the Man with the Yellow Hat has a cold. D
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Too Many Marthas/Too Much Martha"  Too Many Marthas - When Martha is asked to sing at an animal rescue fundraiser, she's thrilled. But on the day of the concert, Martha gets mixed up with another Martha - a dog belonging to a lady named Jennifer (Jennifer Garner). Can Martha help Jennifer locate her missing pup before it's time to sing? Vocabulary: (E) number, diva, solo, aria, a cappella. D
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Pies for Puppies"  It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Robo-Camping/The Stew, The Proud...."  Robo-Camping - It's off to the woods for a serene camping trip with Becky, Violet, Tobey. and his robots. While the other campers attempt to rough it, Tobey commands his robots to do all of his tasks and create a luxurious weekend free from work. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Googly-Eye: The Night Guru"  The Kratt brothers secretly "borrow" Aviva's half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier. As they investigate, the Wild Kratts team discovers that nocturnal creatures only come out at night and learn that eyes help a creature see by collecting the light that comes from objects all around. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Blowin' in the Wind"  Hacker pursues a career as a singing idol and goes on tour, leaving behind a book that contains the secret to curing Motherboard's virus, buried in the windiest place on the Northern Frontier. Slider and the CyberSquad are determined to find it.but to do so they must discover how to measure wind speeds in different places so they can compare them. D
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Follows His Dream"  After Ruff has a dream where he's flying with an elephant, he decides to see if he can make his dream come true! He sends Marco off to Tennessee to the Elephant Sanctuary to learn what it takes to own and care for an elephant. He then sends Marc and Rubye to learn how to indoor skydive. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Magic in the Air/Everyone Loves Clifford"  MAGIC IN THE AIR - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Responsible When the Peter Poundstone Magician craze sweeps the island, Charley gets carried away and neglects an important assignment. (Literacy episode.) EVERYONE LOVES CLIFFORD - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Kind When Emily Elizabeth scratches Clifford's "sweet spot," his back leg starts thumping and the whole island shakes!. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Phony Fern/Brain's Shocking Secret"  Phony Fern - When Fern's parents give her a cell phone for "emergencies only," Fern is uninterested - until Muffy introduces her to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting, and incessant chatting! Fern becomes hooked, and starts to believe that nail polish consultations are "emergencies." But she realizes that although evolving technology is great, sometimes it's better to communicate the old-fashioned way, in person. Brain's Shocking Secret - Brain is the smartest kid in his class. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Too Many Marthas/Too Much Martha"  Too Many Marthas - When Martha is asked to sing at an animal rescue fundraiser, she's thrilled. But on the day of the concert, Martha gets mixed up with another Martha - a dog belonging to a lady named Jennifer (Jennifer Garner). Can Martha help Jennifer locate her missing pup before it's time to sing? Vocabulary: (E) number, diva, solo, aria, a cappella. D
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Where's The Firedog?/Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye"  Where's the Firedog? - George's canine friend Blaze keeps running away from the firehouse. When Blaze winds up in the animal shelter, George and his firefighter friend Sam learn how to keep her safe by putting a tag on her collar, walking her on a leash, and making sure she's never lonely. Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye - Toots the blues-singing germ is back and the Man with the Yellow Hat has a cold. D
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Big Cats/Fantastic Flour"  Big Cats - When Sally and Nick have difficulty sneaking up on Nick's Mom to surprise her, The Cat brings them to meet some great sneaker-uppers - cats! Three big cats in particular. The kids learn to be patient from a snow leopard, speedy from a cheetah and the trick of distraction from a lion. Back in Nick's yard they sneak up on his mom and surprise her! Then Nick and Sally are surprised when the best sneaker-upper sneaks up on them - The Cat! Fantastic Flour - Nick and Sally are making their "Best Ever Yummy For Your Tummy" muffins when they realize they don't have enough flour. D

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