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August 10, 2008
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6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Dimming Sun"  Even as the planet heats up, researchers discover that increasing air pollution in earth's atmosphere allows less and less sunlight to reach the surface, a global dimming that is linked to severe droughts. NOVA examines how this effect might also be slowing down global warming, creating a climate conundrum.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho's Centennial Trail"  From the Nevada border all the way to the Canadian border, the state's Centennial Trail winds through every kind of terrain Idaho has to offer and passes by many of the state's scenic highlights. We'll meet the duo who helped create the trail and journey along the route with several who are following in their footsteps, including a young couple who tried to make the entire trek on foot in only a few months.G
8:00 pm 
Nature  "The Dolphin Defender"  For more than 25 years, filmmaker Hardy Jones has been on the trail of the world's dolphins to gather everything he could learn about them in the wild. This is the story of his personal journey into the world of dolphins and the sometimes dangerous waters into which they have led him.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Series VII - Limbo"  In the first of their final two cases for television, Thomas Lynley is drowning (and drowning in) his sorrows following the death of his wife. His family draws him back in to the 15-year-old unsolved abduction of his godson. In the face of a second tragedy while in Rome, Lynley and his sidekick, Barbara Havers, must act quickly.G
10:30 pm 
Anatomy of a Hurricane   Inside the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, during the 2004 hurricane season, the program reveals the stressful work staff members face throughout the season.G
11:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Going Bodmin"  In his sharp suits and flashy car, Martin is a fish out of water in a Cornish village. A series of mishaps and mismatches convinces the former surgeon who has developed an aversion to blood that he may not be cut out for GP duties outside London either.G
5:30 pm 
Everyday Food  "Everyday Elegance"  Allie serves steak with wine sauce and potato gratin. Sarah cooks scallops with hazelnut brown butter and a side dish of crisp lemon green beans.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "South Africa"  Joseph heads out on safari at the Shamwari Wildlife Preserve then visits the town of Alicedale - where people power is thriving. Along the way he visits a Capetown area winery for some rest, relaxation and wine tasting. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "From The Outside In"  Smith visits a New York chef in Harlem who specializes in fresh home cooking, visits a potpourri manufacturer and shares tips for fresh flower arrangements.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Low Voltage Landscape Lighting/Replacing Old Faucet"  Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to save energy and money by increasing insulation in his attic.G
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Tuscan Terrace"  Transform a sunbaked plain patio into a sunbathed Tuscan terrace. Dwayne Williams creates a shady canopy, while Vicki and Sloan build a wonderful water feature and plant a kitchen herb garden in terra-cotta pots. D
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Chanticleer"  This episode visits an innovative garden in Philadelphia and provides lessons in planting gravel gardens and making Rietveld-inspired garden furniture.G
9:00 pm 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Vintage and Reproductions"  Linda Augsburg is our first guest with a nod to the glamour days and a jet necklace and bracelet set. Then its time for Katie Hacker and today's beading lesson on the herringbone stitch - it's a design that's been popular for a long time. Next we're joined by Louise McClure - she's going to teach us how to make a mold from vintage pieces. D
9:30 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Shifting Sand"  NULL
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Chicken and Stuffing"  Kitchen experts present roast-stuffed chicken and saut#ed spinach.G
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Farro The Story"  Lidia celebrates Puglia-Italy's horn of plenty with a menu filled with the region's grains: fresh tagliatelle pasta, tagliatelle with chickpeas, and a salad of tomatoes, mozzarella and faro.G
11:00 pm 
Reactions In Chemistry  "Workshop 8. Chemistry at the Interface"  In the last program, cutting–edge technologies are presented, where chemistry is at the interface with other disciplines: tissue engineering, deciphering of the human genome, and agricultural resources for new materials. The future of technology is incorporated into the chemistry classroom, motivating the students with exciting real–world applications and contributing to teaching. The workshop ends with a discussion: What is quality in teaching and how does it influence chemistry students and teachers?. D
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal  "Exploiting Poverty"  As more companies view low-income Americans as opportunities for profit, the "poverty business" is booming. Bill Moyers Journal and Expose: America's Investigative Reports follow a team of BusinessWeek reporters as they track new corporate practices among auto dealers, banks, and even nonprofit hospitals that some say exploit the working poor. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "A Lion's Trail"  In the 1920s, Zulu singer Solomon Linda composed "Mbube," a hit melody in his native South Africa. Decades later, it skyrocketed to the top of the international pop charts as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." This program follows the beloved song's rocky history, from South Africa to Brooklyn and back, asking why Linda died penniless - while American artists made millions from his music. D
8:00 pm 
Barbara Morgan: No Limits   Producer Marcia Franklin traces Barbara Morgan's 23-year odyssey from McCall elementary teacher to space-veteran astronaut. Vintage footage, photos and interviews with friends, colleagues, students and family weave a tale of perseverance and resolve.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS  "Inside Pakistan"  When Pakistani filmmaker Sabiha Sumar chose to make a film about democracy in her country, she didn't just request a traditional interview with President Musharraf: she insisted on a formal dinner. To her surprise, the man who ran Pakistan for nearly eight years agreed, and Sumar spent the evening grilling Musharraf about the state of affairs in their sharply polarized culture. Sumar's documentary "My Dinner with the President," intercuts the dinner discourse with candid interviews with a wide range Pakistanis, from religious fundamentalists to partiers on a Pakistani beach. D
9:30 pm 
10:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal  "Exploiting Poverty"  As more companies view low-income Americans as opportunities for profit, the "poverty business" is booming. Bill Moyers Journal and Expose: America's Investigative Reports follow a team of BusinessWeek reporters as they track new corporate practices among auto dealers, banks, and even nonprofit hospitals that some say exploit the working poor. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "A Lion's Trail"  In the 1920s, Zulu singer Solomon Linda composed "Mbube," a hit melody in his native South Africa. Decades later, it skyrocketed to the top of the international pop charts as "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." This program follows the beloved song's rocky history, from South Africa to Brooklyn and back, asking why Linda died penniless - while American artists made millions from his music. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Best In Show and the Chase"  Best in Show: When the kids decide to have a Dog Show to show off their pets, BJ feels a little left out. He doesn't have a dog, and he sure wishes he did! A friend from the park shares her dog with BJ so he can join in the fun. Everyone has a great time and realizes that all of their dogs are winners! Educational theme: Sharing. D
6:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Flower Planting"  Children plant some flowers. The Teletubbies are coming and going. They watch Lewis who is going for a walk with his nanny. He puts on his boots and off they go. They walk through lots of leaves and come to some mud. The Teletubbies dance a dizzy dance.G
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "H2o"  The pond in Animal Junction has dried up and two lion cubs and all the animals who live there are thirsty! The Kratt Brothers take a trip to Africa to check out some amazing water creatures.G
7:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "Treats!"  An advertising Dream Team-creators of the Lions' favorite "Wheaty Meat Treats" spot-is hired to create a commercial for the library. But it seems the team needs a little help. Guest Stars: Vanessa Williams, Oliver Platt & Jon Stewart. Designated Reader: Melissa Etheridge. Key word: treat. Target vowel: ea.G
7:30 pm 
Wishbone  "The Roamin' Nose"  Inspired by Virgil's "The Aeneid"--After 8th grade graduation, the adults reminisce about their high school days and the kids explore their hopes and fears for the future. Wishbone remembers Aeneas, who faced an uncertain future but whose exciting adventures led him across the western world to found the great Roman Empire. D
8:00 pm 
Curious George  "A Bridge to Farm/Monkey Fever"  When George sees six stranded chicks on an island in a pond, it's monkey to the rescue!G
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Jerky Jerk/Becky's Birthday"  JERKY JERK: When Becky/WG's class takes a trip to the local museum, she must stop the Butcher from stealing their famous artifact: the ancient Beef Jerky of Supreme Power. Vocabulary Words: Clumsy/Supreme. BECKY'S BIRTHDAY: WG/Becky battles an expanding Energy Monster while her parents plan a surprise birthday party for Becky. D
9:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "The Bet"  When Maya comes to believe that Miguel has grown overly obsessed with playing videogames, she challenges him to go cold turkey. He agrees --on the condition that she refrain from meddling in other people's business. Whoever gives in first will do the other's chores for two weeks. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Cool It"  The kids discover the importance of a standard unit of measure, while trying to save Motherboard.G
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Mystery of the Missing Thing in the Haunted Castle"  Ruff tells the kids about the legend of his great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather Ruffael Ruffmanowitz who lived in spooky Hammond Castle with the famed inventor John Hayes Hammond. Ruff sends the whole team out to Hammond Castle to retrieve Ruffmanowitz's lost invention. Oh, and by the way, did anyone mention the castle is haunted by ghost cats?. D
10:30 pm 
Arthur  "Arthur's Underwear/Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider"  Arthur thinks it s hilarious when Binky's pants split during class until he starts having nightmares about it happening to him. Francine wants to be an Olympic equestrian, but it turns out her prissy sister Catherine is a much better rider.G
11:00 pm 
WordGirl  "Jerky Jerk/Becky's Birthday"  JERKY JERK: When Becky/WG's class takes a trip to the local museum, she must stop the Butcher from stealing their famous artifact: the ancient Beef Jerky of Supreme Power. Vocabulary Words: Clumsy/Supreme. BECKY'S BIRTHDAY: WG/Becky battles an expanding Energy Monster while her parents plan a surprise birthday party for Becky. D
11:30 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Mister Rogers Talks About Going to School"  Mister Rogers talks about teachers and some of the ways they help children to learn. He talks with a school bus driver and takes a ride on a bus. The first week of school is a big event for children, but it is also a big event for parents!G

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