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2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Hand Plane How-To"  See the tips, tricks, and techniques for getting perfect results with one or two small hand planes. In this episode, the Woodsmith editors take a look at a couple of their favorites: block planes and shoulder planes.G
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, Liquid Assets"  Lots of groundwork today, as Roger helps aquatic systems specialist Yorgos Gregory revive a neglected water feature, and drilling expert Roger Skillings is drilling for both a new water well and for geothermal wells. Master electrician Allen Gallant shows Kevin how he bends PVC conduit to run the new electrical service underground over hill and dale. D
3:00 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
3:30 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Cozy Settings"  P. Allen Smith visits Natchez, Mississippi and tours the newly restored Twin Oaks Bed & Breakfast and historic Ravenna House. Allen shares tips on how he decorated his basement to make it cozy, and roasts smores indoors in a fun and safe way. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Who's Widening America's Digital Divide"  America has a wide digital divide - high-speed Internet access is available only to those who can afford it, at prices much higher and speeds much slower in the U.S. than they are around the world. . D
5:00 pm 
Martin Clunes: Horse Power  "The Servant and the Symbol"  Clunes watches his horse run at a Sussex racecourse, experiences how Britain uses horses for pomp and ceremony, heads to Italy to learn about the 800-year-old Palio horse race, and checks out a knight's armor. Clunes also seeks out ranch and rodeo horses in the western United States, and visits tribes in Central Asia where the culture is reliant on the horse. Part 2 of 2G
6:00 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
7:00 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
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "River of the Rogues"  River of the Rogues tells the story of the people and events that shaped the Rogue River.G
8:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S3 E5)"  Things go badly amiss at Downton Abbey. Robert and Cora are not speaking. The servants are shunning Matthew's mother, Isobel. And Matthew and Robert have fallen out. Bates takes a gamble. Part 5 of 7G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S3 E6)"  Change arrives in a big way for several key characters at Downton Abbey. A yearly cricket match with the village sees old scores settled and new plots hatched. Part 6 of 7G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Old School Ties"  When the body of young PE teacher Jason Bowe is discovered in woodlands adjoining a prestigious boarding school, the UCOS team is asked to investigate the case quickly and discreetly. The headmistress is preparing for an important visitor and is less than happy with the investigators' presence.G
2:00 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
2:30 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
3:00 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
3:30 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
4:00 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
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
2:00 pm 
Principles for Principals  "Changing Pedagogy"  Education reform in math and science implies changing teaching and learning strategies in the classroom. Principals discuss how they can foster effective pedagogy.G
3:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 1  "Idea-Making"  Student idea-making in mathematics is the subject of this workshop. Professor Constance Kamii, who studied under Jean Piaget for 12 years, explains how you can adapt your teaching to help students construct their own mathematical ideas. You will see video of students engaged in. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Kitchen Crafting"  One of the favorite places to craft is right on the kitchen table, so we thought it was a great idea to include kitchen crafts on our show. We start out with gift wrap made from recycled containers like mesh fruit bags. Then, learn a new way to decorate cupcakes with sugar sheets. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Homemade Refried Beans"  Forget about opening a can, because today we're showing you how to make homemade refried beans. It's so easy to learn how to make a fresh batch of homemade refried beans yourself. We'll pile those fresh beans onto some yummy Mexican favorites: tostadas, tacos, and burritos. D
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
2:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Riseup"  "Rise Up: Reggae Underground" follows some up and coming musical voices in Jamaica's music scene. Some will make it, but various reasons that reveal much about the economic struggles and class distinctions in Jamaica, others will not. D
3:00 pm 
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots   This film documents and acknowledges the sacrifices and accomplishments of African-American service men and women since the earliest days of the republic. The story spans the Revolution to the Inauguration of Barack Obama and examines why, despite enormous injustice, these heroic men and women fought so valiantly for freedoms they themselves did not enjoy. Part 2 of 2G
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

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