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2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 10 of 16"  Master carpenter Norm Abram and general contractor Tom Silva rebuild the front door surround to eliminate rot and also to create a more attractive and historically accurate entranceway. Certified arborist Matt Foti inspects the ailing American beech tree, and finding die back and root compaction, prescribes deep root injections that will both amend and aerate the soil. Host Kevin O'Connor meets nurse-turned-general contractor Monica MacKenzie at an antique home she recently renovated in Hingham, Massachusetts. D
3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Finishing a Backyard Pizza Oven; Working with Threaded Pipe Connections"  General contractor Tom Silva travels to Philadelphia to help a homeowner put the finishing touch on a backyard pizza oven. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shows Kevin how to apply teflon tape, pipe dope and wicking to threaded pipe connections. D
3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Seed Saving; More Important and Challenging than Ever"  As heirloom seeds continue to lose ground to modern hybrids, habitat destruction and carless stewardship, many of these treasured varieties of the past are lost for ever. Now, with the threat of cross-pollination from genetically modified plants, preserving true, untainted organic seeds is not only important, it's vital to ensuring the ongoing supply of non-altered plants and a critical link to preserving our past. In this episode, we get a hands-on lesson in saving seeds and learn more about how to preserve the integrity of true organic seed stock. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Big Money, Big Media, Big Trouble"  Big money and big media have coupled to create a 'Disney World' of democracy in which TV shows, televised debates, even news coverage is being dumbed down, just as the volume is being turned up. The result is a public certainly more entertained, but less informed and personally involved than they should be, says Marty Kaplan, director of USC's Norman Lear Center and an entertainment industry veteran. This weekend, in an encore broadcast of on Moyers & Company (check local listings), Bill Moyers talks with Kaplan about how taking news out of the journalism box and placing it in the entertainment box is hurting democracy and allowing special interest groups to manipulate the system. D
5:00 pm 
William and Mary   William's daughter, Julia, goes missing when his attention is concentrated on Mary. Meanwhile Mary is suspended from her midwife's duties for endangering a baby's life, and William makes a memorial service go with a bang.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Doctors' Diaries - Part 1"  NOVA checks in with the seven doctors the series has followed since their first day at Harvard Medical School in 1987. They first gather on the steps of the school 17 years after graduation. All but one is practicing medicine, each choosing a different path. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "A Palouse Paradise"  It is easy to fall in love with the Palouse. Undulating hillsides, randomly arranged and brilliant in their diversity of colors, create a photographer's dreamscape. The special soil virtually guarantees abundant wheat and lentil yields. But there are hidden surprises awaiting those who venture off the beaten path.G
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Chetco River Revisited"  Nearly a decade after the massive Biscuit fire engulfed the Chetco River's wilderness river canyon, the river remains as remote and difficult to access as before the fire and is even more enticing.G
8:00 pm 
Garrow's Law   Now a celebrated Old Bailey barrister, William Garrow defends the infamous Monster, a man who carries out a series of stabbings on young ladies. Garrow's popularity diminishes with the public and the press. Meanwhile, Garrow's friendship with Lady Sarah grows closer.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Zen: Vendetta"  A killer on a vendetta-fueled rampage against those who wrongly imprisoned him includes Aurelio Zen on his list of targets, although the Italian law enforcement agent had almost nothing to do with it. Zen himself is too busy to notice he is on the psychopath's hit list. Ordered by his boss to nail the chief suspect - guilty or not - in a politically-charged murder, and by a justice official to get the guy off, Zen is in a no-win situation. And, he seems to have won the heart of his officemate Tania Moretti.G
10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "Half Life"  UCOS reinvestigates the murder of an unidentified male found in a West London alleyway. The man now is given a name but seems to have no past.G
11:30 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Hong Kong - Asia's World City"  Joseph takes in luxury hotels, designer shops and Michelin-star restaurants. He also explores local neighborhoods, colorful markets, places of natural beauty, and meets people who retain their connections to their customs and traditions.G
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Owyhee Petroglyphs, Pack Goats, Powered Parachutes"  OWYHEE PETROGLYPHS - We head to the remote outback of Owyhee country in search of important clues to past cultures that are rapidly dis- appearing. PACK GOATS - Then we'll show you how the common goat is horning in on packmules territory. POWERED PARACHUTES - And then we take to air to report on the latest craze in air travel: powered parachutes. D
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Doctors' Diaries - Part 2"  Destinies of the seven doctors are: itinerate M.D., internist specializing in underserved populations; private practice psychiatrist/teacher; anesthesiologist; clinical cardiologist turned heart drug developer; ophthalmologist/professor; nonprofit president and former curbside health-services provider. All have seen extreme tragedy and extreme joy. Part 2 of 2G
5:00 pm 
John Portman: A Life of Building   JOHN PORTMAN: A LIFE OF BUILDING examines the work and legacy of one of the world's most daring and influential architects. Over the last 45 years, John Portman's iconic urban structures and eye-popping interiors steadily rose in 60 cities across four continents, helping redefine cityscapes in the United States and skylines in Asia. Once considered a maverick because he eschewed long-accepted industry standards, critics and leading architecture schools now fully embrace Portman's design approach, which emphasizes function, purpose and sensory experience. D
6:00 pm 
Rising: The Art and Life of John Waddell   Rising: The Art and Life of John Waddell is the inspiring story of a widely collected American sculptor who resisted modern trends to stay true to the human form, the losses that decision cost him and the immeasurable treasures he gained. Working on the periphery of the contemporary art world for 50 years, he thrived without the help of critics and overcame enormous personal setbacks. Told by 15 models including the filmmaker, in rarely seen modeling sessions, the film follows the making of Rising, 28-figure, 50-foot high relief sculpture, inspired by 9/11. D
7:00 pm 
California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown   Gov. Edmund G. "Pat" Brown came into office in 1958 and oversaw the passage of the Fair Housing Act, Fair Employment Act, Master Plan for Higher Education, highway expansion and California Aqueduct. But he was also called on to uphold capital punishment, which he disagreed with, and to quell the Watts riots in Los Angeles and the Free Speech Movement at the University of California during his two terms in office.G
8:30 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Philadelphia, Pa - Hour 1"  Returning to the site of the 1996 premiere show, experts offer their opinions on treasures that include a Pennsylvania spice cupboard used to collect bird egg specimens. An early 20th-century-nicotine stained oil painting by Pennsylvania impressionist George Sotter, brought up from a basement, is valued up to $180,000. Part 1 of 3G
9:30 pm 
John Portman: A Life of Building   JOHN PORTMAN: A LIFE OF BUILDING examines the work and legacy of one of the world's most daring and influential architects. Over the last 45 years, John Portman's iconic urban structures and eye-popping interiors steadily rose in 60 cities across four continents, helping redefine cityscapes in the United States and skylines in Asia. Once considered a maverick because he eschewed long-accepted industry standards, critics and leading architecture schools now fully embrace Portman's design approach, which emphasizes function, purpose and sensory experience. D
10:30 pm 
Rising: The Art and Life of John Waddell   Rising: The Art and Life of John Waddell is the inspiring story of a widely collected American sculptor who resisted modern trends to stay true to the human form, the losses that decision cost him and the immeasurable treasures he gained. Working on the periphery of the contemporary art world for 50 years, he thrived without the help of critics and overcame enormous personal setbacks. Told by 15 models including the filmmaker, in rarely seen modeling sessions, the film follows the making of Rising, 28-figure, 50-foot high relief sculpture, inspired by 9/11. D
11:30 pm 
California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown   Gov. Edmund G. "Pat" Brown came into office in 1958 and oversaw the passage of the Fair Housing Act, Fair Employment Act, Master Plan for Higher Education, highway expansion and California Aqueduct. But he was also called on to uphold capital punishment, which he disagreed with, and to quell the Watts riots in Los Angeles and the Free Speech Movement at the University of California during his two terms in office.G
3:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "What Is Inquiry & Why Do It"  This introductory workshop presents an overview of why inquiry is such a powerful approach to teaching and learning science - how it enables you to assess and meet the needs of a wide range of learners, how it taps children's natural curiosity, and how it deepens their understanding of science.G
4:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "What's In It for Me?"  A novel can transport readers to other places and times, real or imaginary, allowing the readers to meet people and experience life in many different ways. In this program, teachers explore ways to help students respond to novels on deeply personal levels. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Veg-In!"  Ragout Of Asparagus; Zucchini And Tomato Gratin; Cauliflower Gratin; Artichoke Hearts Helen; Corn Tempura. D
5:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Everybody Loves Chocolate"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make classic chocolate cream cupcakes at home. next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of hot cocoa, and finally, Julia Collin Davison updates an American favorite, Texas sheet cake. D
6:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Bird Meets Grill"  Steve demonstrates how to properly cook chicken on a charcoal grill, in a smoker, and on a gas grill. He starts with Indonesian java chicken in an espresso sauce.G
6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Guilty Pleasures"  Joanne confesses to her student Kyle that her favorite food is potato chips, but gives him a healthier oven "fried" version. They are so good, it's hard to save a few to go with their bruschetta blue cheese burgers and blueberry nectarine sangria. Recipes: Oven Fried Potato Chips with Marjoram Salt, Bruschetta Burger with Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese, and Rose Sangria with Blueberry and Nectarines. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Finishing a Backyard Pizza Oven; Working with Threaded Pipe Connections"  General contractor Tom Silva travels to Philadelphia to help a homeowner put the finishing touch on a backyard pizza oven. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shows Kevin how to apply teflon tape, pipe dope and wicking to threaded pipe connections. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Stockholm"  Rick ponders gilded royal staterooms, samples gourmet reindeer and sips vodka in an ice bar as he experiences the city's cultural highlights. Then he sails the archipelago experiencing the prettiest island-hopping in northern Europe.G
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Wyoming"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman begins at UXU Ranch for scenic and challenging riding on surefooted horses in the Shoshone National Forest. Darley and ranch owner Tuff ride by the majestic hoodoos and to high elevations for views of colorful canyons, glaciers and mountaintops. Darley explores the wildlife and geology of Yellowstone National Park on foot, before heading to the Cody rodeo. D
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Veg-In!"  Ragout Of Asparagus; Zucchini And Tomato Gratin; Cauliflower Gratin; Artichoke Hearts Helen; Corn Tempura. D
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Everybody Loves Chocolate"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make classic chocolate cream cupcakes at home. next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of hot cocoa, and finally, Julia Collin Davison updates an American favorite, Texas sheet cake. D
9:30 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Legendary Khan Toke (Welcoming) Dinner/Chiang Mai"  Tommy prepares Pad See Eew Noodles (Sweet Soy sauce Noodles), Chicken Noodles and Mama Noodles.G
10:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "A Ceviche State of Mind"  Nothing captures the spirit of a day at the beach in Mexico like the fresh seafood cocktail or ceviche. But you don't have to be on the coast to enjoy it. Rick finds a classic version at a favorite spot with the feel of a beachside fish shack - right in the heart of landlocked Mexico City. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Stockholm"  Rick ponders gilded royal staterooms, samples gourmet reindeer and sips vodka in an ice bar as he experiences the city's cultural highlights. Then he sails the archipelago experiencing the prettiest island-hopping in northern Europe.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Peter and the Starcatcher's Elice & Rees"  Our guests are Rick Elice and Roger Rees, the writer and co-director of the Tony-nominated play, Peter and the Starcatcher, Elice's enchanting prequel to the children's classic Peter Pan. The show is nominated for nine Tony Awards (including Best Play) and is now on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Can God Face Up Evil?"  If I seek God and avoid "the problem of evil," I fool myself. If there is a God, evil is God's hardest problem. If there is no God, evil is No-God's easiest evidence. D
3:00 pm 
Game Changers   The program tells of a pilot program in to identify high-ability people in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math), fund their training at four universities and create new teacher-preparation programs that focus on the skills and knowledge needed in the Information Age. Follow the individuals who received a $30,000 stipend, completed the newly created master's degree program, then worked in Indiana's high-need rural and urban schools.G
4:00 pm 
Everest: A Climb for Peace   The journey of nine "peace climbers" from different faiths and cultures is chronicled as they attempt to summit the tallest mountain in the world. Actor Orlando Bloom, also a United Nations Ambassador for UNICEF, narrates. Setting aside their differences, they come together to forge a path of teamwork and cooperation. This, however, is easier said than done. Each believes their respective nations, embroiled in a brutal war for years, lie on the right side of the conflict. A socially relevant film about peace, war and the human spirit, the film features spectacular Everest footage, including a dramatic rescue near the summit. Filmed on location in Nepal, Tibet, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, U.A.E. and the United States.G
5:00 pm 
Free Or Equal: A Personal View By Johan Norberg   Swedish writer and Cato Foundation Fellow Johan Norberg travels in Milton Friedman's footsteps to see what has actually happened in the places Friedman's ideas helped transform. Norberg examines the contemporary relevance or Friedman's ideas in our time of globalization and financial crisis. D
6:00 pm 
Globalization at the Crossroads with Hernando de Soto   Globalization has produced unprecedented prosperity in the past 60 years, yet the vast majority of the world's population - 80 percent - remains excluded from the system by Byzantine legal procedures and political repression. No matter how hard they work, they never can get ahead and reap the rewards of their enterprise. Shot on location across four continents, GLOBALIZATION AT THE CROSSROADS documents the disparities of wealth feeding that desperation, and suggests a solution in the work of renowned Peruvian economist, author and property rights activist Hernando de Soto and his Institute for Liberty and Democracy. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Last Days of the Arctic"  Ragnar Alexsson, A.k.a. RAX, is among the most celebrated photographers in the world. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "A Palouse Paradise"  It is easy to fall in love with the Palouse. Undulating hillsides, randomly arranged and brilliant in their diversity of colors, create a photographer's dreamscape. The special soil virtually guarantees abundant wheat and lentil yields. But there are hidden surprises awaiting those who venture off the beaten path.G
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - including GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G
9:00 pm 
Free Or Equal: A Personal View By Johan Norberg   Swedish writer and Cato Foundation Fellow Johan Norberg travels in Milton Friedman's footsteps to see what has actually happened in the places Friedman's ideas helped transform. Norberg examines the contemporary relevance or Friedman's ideas in our time of globalization and financial crisis. D
10:00 pm 
Globalization at the Crossroads with Hernando de Soto   Globalization has produced unprecedented prosperity in the past 60 years, yet the vast majority of the world's population - 80 percent - remains excluded from the system by Byzantine legal procedures and political repression. No matter how hard they work, they never can get ahead and reap the rewards of their enterprise. Shot on location across four continents, GLOBALIZATION AT THE CROSSROADS documents the disparities of wealth feeding that desperation, and suggests a solution in the work of renowned Peruvian economist, author and property rights activist Hernando de Soto and his Institute for Liberty and Democracy. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Last Days of the Arctic"  Ragnar Alexsson, A.k.a. RAX, is among the most celebrated photographers in the world. D

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