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August 11, 2013
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3:00 am 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Lincoln Mkz"  Road Test: 2013 Lincoln MKZ. Road Test: 2014 Lexus IS. Goss' Garage: Performance Add-ons. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Figure It Out Baby"  Alan and Telly are very excited that their favorite singer, LMNOP, is performing on Sesame Street. Alan is arranging his memorabilia from previous concerts when LMNOP approaches asking where his entourage is. After a phone call, LMNOP finds out that they are in San Diego and says that his performance on Sesame Street will have to be canceled. D

5:00 am 
WordWorld  "Pl-Pl-Plane/Mail Mix Up"  Pl-Pl-Plane: Frog and the Bug Band are headed to have some fun on the beach, but not everything goes as Frog had planned. Frog loses the letters "PL" from his plane and must search through the jungle to find them. After some crazy jungle adventures (including a run-in with a giant Frog-kissing plant), Frog realizes that fun doesn't always have to be planned! Mail Mix Up: Duck offers to help Kangaroo deliver letters to his WordFriends, but he forgets Kangaroo's instructions and delivers the wrong letters to everyone. D

5:30 am 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"  Whyatt accidentally messes up Jack's room and is in BIG trouble with his big brother! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Goldilocks and the Three Bears and find Goldilocks surrounded by three broken chairs, three bowls of porridge and three times the mess! How will they solve this problem before the bears get home?G

6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Rosanne Cash/Brandi Carlile"  Cash is backed up by a full band with her husband, John Leventhal, on lead guitar. Most of her songs are from her album, The List, that draws on the 100 songs her father, Johnny Cash, described as essential country songs. Carlile blows the roof off with her big voice and exciting music.G

7:00 am 
10 Things You Need to Know About Losing Weight   Michael Mosley presents 10 science-based approaches to losing weight without starving. Experiments reveal the relationship between plate size and food consumption, why soup is the most filling of meals, how low-fat dairy products help the body eliminate fat, the long-term fat-burning potential of exercise, the counterintuitive fact that meal-skipping doesn't facilitate weight loss, and more.G

8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Geology, A Convergence of Wonders"  The Gem State's story is written in stone, which reveals the forces that produced a landscape that unites, divides and binds together Idahoans. Geologists Bill Bonnichsen and Marty Godchaux lead a tour through the complexities of the topic. Outdoor enthusiasts play amid unique formations - they ski on sand dunes, kayak through canyons, raft over waterfalls, climb rocky outcroppings, and dive into fossil water. The special includes videos of geologic events and examples gathered over decades.G

9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Deer Mice, Obsidian Tracking, Flat Fish, Klamath Wildlife Refuge Photo-Essay"  The episode visits Oregon's Fort Rock Basin to learn more about early human inhabitants.G

9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   In Atlanta, Ga., wrapping up their last series of interviews, the Roadtrippers meet the first all-female, all-African American flight crew to operate a commercial jet in the U.S to learn how they got to where they are. Then the team talks with Penny Brown Reynolds, a judge and ordained minister, where they are energized by her story of perseverance and determination. D

10:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimps R Us"  An episode devoted to our closest cousins, chimpanzees, with whom we share 98% or our genetic material. This episode tells stories on the social life of chimps, on their thinking abilities, and on their very human sense of self-awareness. Also, Alan Alda meets Jane Goodall, who pioneered studies of chimps in the field and now devotes her energies to conservation in the wild, and to the establishment of sanctuaries for chimps discarded as pets and from medical research. D

11:00 am 
NOVA  "Lizard Kings"  Monitor lizards are the largest lizards on the planet, with acute intelligence, including the ability to plan. Expert lizard hunter Dr. Eric Pianka tracks these elusive creatures through Australia's heartland with cutting-edge "lizard cam" technology for an unparalleled close encounter with these versatile "living dragons."G

12:00 pm 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Spring Wildflowers"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner explores the Great Smoky Mountains to photograph spring wildflowers with nature photographer Kevin AdaMs.. D

12:30 pm 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Wild Horses"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner discovers Spanish wild horses to photograph along the remote beaches on the Outer Banks of North Carolina with nature photographer Jared Lloyd. D

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Nigeria"  From Lagos, the former capital, Adela Ucar journeys to Yoruba Land, thought to be the site of the Queen of Sheba's tomb. She meets with witch doctors in Oyo, travels to historic walled cities, hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market, and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands.G

2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Alexandra Fuller"  Marcia Franklin interviews the author who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, but who grew up in Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. Her newest book is about her mother's early years in Kenya and Rhodesia. The interview is the first of four 2012 "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference."G

2:30 pm 

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Green Economy & You"  Join the Biz Kids on a mission and discover your impact on the environment. Explore different ways to become part of the green economy and learn how there's green to be made in thinking green. Find out about "The Big Green Bus" and "Zoo Doo. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Tsunami, Ice Climbing"  Scientists seek to learn more about tsunamis, which can travel at the speed of a jet plane. The episode also heads into avalanche country with experts.G

4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Upscale Meat and Potatoes"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making perfect Herb-Crusted Beef Tenderloin. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for fondue pots. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Duchess Potatoes. D

4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life"  Rick explores the half-timbered charm of Rouen, reflects on Monet's lily ponds, peeks in on local artisans, and sees Honfleur's harbor with an easel. The adventure also includes composer Eric Satie's eccentric world, Normandy cuisine, a tour of the D-Day beaches and a visit to the abbey of Mont St. Michel.G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Lizard Kings"  Monitor lizards are the largest lizards on the planet, with acute intelligence, including the ability to plan. Expert lizard hunter Dr. Eric Pianka tracks these elusive creatures through Australia's heartland with cutting-edge "lizard cam" technology for an unparalleled close encounter with these versatile "living dragons."G

6:00 pm 
Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War   In October 1962, the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. The film brings to life the three central characters - Kennedy, Castro and Krushchev - and explores how these powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and outlines the courage and luck it took to climb out again.G

7:00 pm 
POV  "Last Train Home"  Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the Chinese New Year in the world's largest human migration. This film takes viewers on a heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life. They return to a family growing distant and a daughter longing to leave school for unskilled work.G

8:30 pm 
Airplay: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio   AIRPLAY: THE RISE AND FALL OF ROCK RADIO documents the history of rock radio - from the AM deejays to the FM pioneers who fanned the flames of the '60s, to the silencing of rock radio by the government and big-business interests, to its promise of rebirth on satellite radio. AIRPLAY shares the story of the 50-year struggle for the soul of music radio, told by the deejays and the artists they made stars. Musicians include: Crosby, Stills and Nash, Grace Slick, Little Steven Van Zandt, Bob Weir and Ray Manzarek (The Doors). D

10:00 pm 
Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War   In October 1962, the world teetered on the brink of nuclear holocaust. The film brings to life the three central characters - Kennedy, Castro and Krushchev - and explores how these powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and outlines the courage and luck it took to climb out again.G

11:00 pm 
POV  "Last Train Home"  Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the Chinese New Year in the world's largest human migration. This film takes viewers on a heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life. They return to a family growing distant and a daughter longing to leave school for unskilled work.G

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