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October 12, 2013
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2:00 am 
America Revealed  "Nation on the Move"  Yul Kwon journeys across the continent by air, road and rail and ventures behind the scenes with the workers who get people and goods where they need to go in a nation whose population is the most mobile on Earth. He visits the Federal Aviation Administration command center, meets innovators creating ways to propel people farther and faster, and sees how transportation analysts keep traffic at bay in Las Vegas by revolutionizing the traffic light. Part 2 of 4G
3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court.G
3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812.G
4:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The 1920s ... Beyond The Glitter"  The culture of the 1920s. America's economy and the labor force. Prosperity and consumerism vs. abject poverty. Political and cultural conflict: immigration legislation and Prohibition. Harlem Renaissance, the Scopes trial. The three conservative Republican presidents of the era: Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover.G
4:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Hard Times"  Events leading to the stock market crash and Great Depression. How the Depression affects various population segments. Unemployment and relief efforts. Herbert Hoover's attempts to alleviate the Depression. Election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.G
5:00 am 
Inside Out  "The Learning Machine"  With neurons in the brain continually associating one event with another, it's no wonder neuroscientist Michael Merzenich describes what's in our head as "a learning machine." This lesson delves into the multiple ways humans and animals learn, with case studies on classical and operant conditioning, as well as Albert Bandura's work on pro-social observational learning.G
5:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Mind's Storehouse"  Is memory reliable? Why is it that we remember where we were on 9/11, but not the day before? These questions and others are tackled by leading memory researchers who discuss topics such as encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory. Demonstrations of short term memory are also presented and renowned researcher, Elizabeth Loftus, explains her role in debunking the phenomenon of repressed memories.G
6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Solitary Confinement - The debate over locking up some prisoners by themselves. In the United States there are an estimated 80 thousand prisoners now locked up in small cells, 23 hours a day, sometimes for more than 40 years. Lucky Severson reports on those who say solitary is unChristian and does more harm than good. D
6:30 am 
Start Up  "Never Dessert Your Fellow Man!"  Gary and the crew travel to Pittsburgh to meet with Josephine, who started "La Dorita," a new brand of dulce de leche, moving her grandmother's secret recipe to shelves around the country. Then they head to Washington, DC to speak with Cynthia, the owner and artist of "Cirque Du Rouge," who's taking the artistry and tradition of tattoos design to a new level. And last, they venture over to Chicago to meet with Ethan and Desiree, the founder of Give Forward, an online fundraising site that aims to help with medical expenses. D
7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Celiac Disease"  Nearly three million Americans suffer from Celiac Disease, a hereditary, autoimmune digestive disorder which is difficult to diagnose. Discover how a gluten-free diet (no wheat, rye, or barley) results in greatly improved health for those suffering from this disease. D
7:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City Alla Parmigiana"  Italian American immigrants headed to the Midwest and created their communities in cities like Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City. In this episode, Lidia celebrates some of the Italian American dishes found on many a Kansas City menu including Penne Rigate alla Vodka, Chicken Parmigiana and Tiramisu. D
8:00 am 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "Westport, MA: Chef Chris Schlesinger and Doc Willoughby"  With beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean, Pete joins Massachusetts grill master and renowned Food Editor Doc Willoughby for his first quahogging adventure to gather up Atlantic hard clams to grill up for that evening's dinner, just as the sun sets over the horizon. D
8:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Sustainable Aquaculture in the Rich Waters of Ensenada"  Two of Ensenada's best seafood chefs, Benito Molina and Alain Genchi, join Rick for a lesson in mollusk farming. Juan Carlos Lapuente of Acuacultura Integral de Baja California takes the trio to the rich coastal waters to see oyster and mussel farming. Along the way, we learn that the quality of these waters is what makes the seafood from this area so outstanding. D
9:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Italian Flair"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a delicious and hearty Italian-style meal. The menu features "Quick Lasagna Rolls" and savory side dishes such as: "Basil Roasted Peppers" and "Broccoli Rabe with Garlic." Next up, a favorite dish with kids of all ages is "Grandma's' Garlic Bread. D
9:30 am 
Martha Bakes  "Shortbread"  You don't have to be Scottish to love shortbread, and this deliciously dense treat is easier to make than you might think. Martha demonstrates how to make shortbread wedges, brown-butter shortbread lemon bars, brown-sugar pecan shortbread cookies, and a pumpkin tart with pressed-in shortbread tart shell - perfect for fall. D
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Gingerly"  Joanne introduces her student Ron to the versatility of the often overlooked gingerroot, greeting him with poached shrimp with a mango dipping sauce made with freshly grated ginger. It is then brought together with mussels steamed with mustard greens, lemon grass, and ginger with grilled bread and ginger aioli. Recipes: Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce, Mussels Steamed With Mustard Greens, Lemon Grass and Ginger, and Grilled Bread with Ginger Aioli. D
10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Italian Made Easy"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making Grandma Pizza at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of tortellini. Next, Bridget shares the test kitchen's guide to cutting terms. D
11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Irish Comfort Classics"  Host Christopher Kimball heads into the test kitchen with test cook Julia Collin Davison to update a classic recipe for Shepherd's Pie. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite quirky kitchen gadgets. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. D
11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Cards for Everyday Occasions"  Every occasion no matter how big or small deserves a card - and today we've got designs for everyday occasions. Today's soup includes lacy pop up cards with a graphic design, some tasty treat cards featuring a lemonade stand with Sara Naumann, and translating a layout into a card with Nancy Nally. Lots of cards and ingredients in one Scrapbook Soup. D
12:00 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Sydney, Part 3"  In the final episode, Jerry shows how to create final details on feathers using the script brush, sables, and chisel-edge brushes. Then finishes the weeds, grasses, and tree limbs. Bonus Feature: Repairing a damaged canvas, Step 3. D
12:30 pm 
Aviators   FLS Microjet: This spunky little jet weighs in at a mere 400 pounds! We profile this incredible (and tiny) aircraft and its full-sized pilot. SR-71: SR-71 Pilot, Terry Pappas, tells us what its like to be one of just 478 people who have flown this stealthy Strategic Reconnaissance aircraft. Sean Tucker: We get to know the man behind the famous red Oracle plane and watch his death-defying aerobatics up close. D
1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013: Drastic Measures"  Norm tours the Bay Head, New Jersey, revetment project with Thacher Brown; the Bay Head house is raised from the second floor structure. Kevin finds Carlos amid some setbacks trying to get the Point Pleasant house off the ground, and Richard helps Rita say goodbye to her Manasquan house before it's torn down. Norm gets a lesson on FEMA zones and foundations from structural engineer Pat Cronin. D
1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Garden Bed In New Mexico/Repairing A Leaky Toliet"  Roger builds a garden bed for chili pepper plants in New Mexico. Richard repairs a leaky toilet with a worn-out flange. And the guys ask, "What is it?". D
2:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Rachell's Standing Desk"  Give your butt joints a break with the tenons and dovetails that connect this pine standing desk from Pennsylvania. D
2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Console Table/HDTV Stand"  Tommy looks at the technique of bending wood for his Rough Cut Console Table/HDTV stand project. To get some inspiration, Tommy goes on a Road Trip to meet with the curator of the Brooklyn Museum. There, he learns about the Thonets, who are famous for perfecting the technique of steam-bent lamination. D
3:00 pm 
MotorWeek   Road Tests: 2014 Cadillac CTS, 2014 Hyundai Sante FE. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Discover how wooly sheep provide materials for unique art pieces. Meet a Wisconsin dairy farmer carving one of a kind figurines. Try your hand at music making with a Tennessee dulcimer maker. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Megastorm Aftermath"  One year after Hurricane Sandy, this new investigation asks: Are hurricanes increasing in intensity? How can people prepare for these storms and are urban areas responding to the threat? The show travels to other low-lying urban areas where engineering, natural landscape restoration and a smarter, more flexible power grid are combined for protection.G
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Citizens United: The Sequel"  This week, as the government shutdown continues, the Supreme Court began its new term and justices heard arguments in McCutcheon V. Federal Election Commission. The case has been billed as the successor to the court's Citizens United decision in 2010 that gave corporations, unions, and the wealthy the opportunity to pour vast and often anonymous amounts of cash into political campaigns. The new case challenges caps on how much individual donors can give to candidates and political parties and could raise the amount to more than $3.25 million. D
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend   On Saturday, we look at the remarkable story of six former prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. These ethnic Chinese men known as Uighurs were rounded up in Afghanistan and Pakistan after 9/11. They spent eight years in prison before being cleared of any wrongdoing by U.S. D
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice: City of Dreams"  Rick begins a two-part visit to Venice by tracing its history from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one. He cruises the Grand Canal, luxuriates in a venerable caf? and savors fresh fish canalside with friends. Part 1 of 2G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Salute to Kathy Lennon"  Kathy sings "Secret Love," conducts the band on "Woodchopper's Ball," and shares her home and family history. JoAnn Castle tickles the ivories on "Music, Music, Music." Barbara and Bobby sing and dance to "Won't You Charleston With Me?"G
7:59 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Defeat of the Stoneworm"  To keep Howard out of trouble with Pearl, the three friends have to prove the existence of "stoneworm."G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Skis"  Hyacinth, determined to give Richard a pair of skis, tells him to strap them atop the car to cultivate the correct image without ever having to step onto them.G
9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Surprise, Surprise"  After a day spent visiting old haunts together, Lionel departs to deliver a lecture. Jean makes a surprise visit to the lecture.G
9:30 pm 
The Cafe  "Time and Tide"  A picture of the staff and loyal customers is on the docket, but Carol is having other problems. Meanwhile Chloe is coming down with something, Kieran needs a proper job, and Sarah is just plain worried.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Sedgwick The Thief"  Old Man Sedgwick is arrested for shoplifting. Red converts an ordinary car into a cable car.G
10:30 pm 
My Family  "Neighbour Wars"  Having run over Mr. Casey's dog some years ago, Ben now compounds the misdemeanor by running over Mr. Casey himself. Casey plays the sympathy card for all it is worth - and it may be worth quite a lot.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS"  A spaceship salvage team drags the TARDIS on board, sending its systems into meltdown. As the Doctor marshals the motley salvage crew outside, he realizes Clara is still trapped within his malfunctioning ship, pursued by a dangerous group of ossified monsters. He has just 30 minutes to find Clara and save his TARDIS before it self-destructs.G
2:00 am 
Genealogy Roadshow  "Nashville"  Nashville is a vibrant cultural crossroad in the American South. While it is the capital of country music and a centerpiece of Civil War history, it's known for much more. The city rose to prominence within the shipping industry, and its post-Civil War prosperity led to an explosion in architecture, education and the arts.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill"  Thirty years after the premiere of MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOUR the nightly news program, now PBS NEWSHOUR, has two new main anchors - Woodruff and Ifill. Host Marcia Franklin talks with them about their careers and goals for the show.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Me Amigita Rosita"  Rosita writes her own book about her life on Sesame Street and what being Mexican means to her. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation, Literacy. D
5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Runs The Store, Part 1 & Part 2"  Martha Runs the Store, Part 1 - Skits and Martha are feeling desperate while they wait in the broiling sun for Helen to finish shopping. Martha Runs the Store, Part 2 - Helen can't find Martha and Skits anywhere.G
5:30 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Circus Problem/The Buried Treasure Problem"  The Circus Problem - The Circus. When Peg and Cat find themselves in the center ring, they climb, swing, swoop and juggle their way over amazing heights and lengths. Primary Content: Measuring height, measuring length; Secondary Content: Counting by twos. D
6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "It's Time to Go/Daniel Doesn't Want to Stop Playing"  It's Time to Go: Daniel, O the Owl and Katerina are playing "library" at the Treehouse. When it's time for them to go home, Katerina and Daniel have trouble leaving because they are having so much fun! Choosing one more thing to do before they leave helps make their transition a little easier. Daniel Doesn't Want to Stop Playing: Daniel is playing "Trolley" with Mom and Dad in the living room. D
6:30 am 
WordWorld  "Princess Sheep/W Drought"  Princess Sheep - Bear and Sheep want to play princess, but they only have one crown. Although Sheep promises to take turns wearing the crown and being princess, she gets royally carried away playing her role. It is only after she hurts Bear's feelings that Sheep learns that a true princess isn't selfish, but kind and generous instead. D
7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Me Amigita Rosita"  Rosita writes her own book about her life on Sesame Street and what being Mexican means to her. Educational Objective: Self-Regulation, Literacy. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Doctor Monkey/Curious George The Architect"  George uses a stethoscope to hear a mysterious sound and visits a construction site.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Rumbly Tumbly/Planet Name Game"  Rumbly Tumbly: Nick's hungry tummy is rumbling! But why do our stomachs make noises when they're hungry? A super shrunken trip into Thing One's stomach will show them the answer! They learn how chewing and stomach juices help to break down the food, and the tummy sounds are actually the stomach working. When your tummy is empty, the sounds are much louder! There's only one way to quiet Nick's rumbly tumbly. a chewy chocolate chunky chunk chip cookie! Planet Name Game: Nick and Sally have run out of things to name in the garden. D
9:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Chicken Problem/The Space Creature Problem"  The Chicken Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat have to get 100 chickens back in the coop before the farmer sees. Primary Content: Size correspondence; Secondary Content: The number 100. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 1/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 2"  Dinosaur Big City Part I - Buddy and the Pteranodon family begin their journey on the Dinosaur Train, gathering all their Theropod friends together to travel to a really big Theropod Club Convention which is being held in Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City"! Dinosaur Big City Part II - The Pteranodon family continues their journey to the Theropod Convention in Laramidia, the Dinosaur Big City! Among the Theropod dinosaurs that ride the Train with them is King Cryolophosaurus, who sings his songs "Big Ol' Whistle-Stop Rock-n-Roll Dinosaur Tour" and "Whole Lotta Theropods"!. D
10:00 am 
Peg + Cat  "The Pirate Problem/The Sleepover Problem"  The Pirate Problem - Pirate Island. Peg and Cat show a group of very hungry Pirates how to share tropical fruit fairly. Primary Content: Fair sharing; Secondary Content: Adding within 4. D
10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "To Touch A Hummingbird"  Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird!. D
11:00 am 
Super Why!  "Peter Rabbit"  Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. D
11:30 am 
WordGirl  "Have Snob, Will Travel/Tobey's Playground Calamity"  HAVE SNOB, WILL TRAVEL - Unable to choose the most valuable items to steal, The Butcher kidnaps Reginald the jeweler and uses him for his knowledge of fine artifacts. Amidst a fence painting contest, Becky must put her paint brush down so that WordGirl can rescue Reginald and stop the Butcher's stealing spree. Vocabulary Words: Formal, Fret. D
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
12:30 pm 
Chef's Life  "Strawberry Stay at Home"  Vivian and Ben rebuild their restaurant against the backdrop of the Southern harbinger of spring, the strawberry. Their twins go on their first strawberry-picking excursion, and Vivian and a friend develop a recipe for coconut cornbread strawberry shortcake with basil whipped cream. D
1:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Green Celebration"  Celebrate one of nature's favorite colors with elegant projects like a moss window planter and copper candelabra, and herb-infused recipes, including an herb-rubbed flank steak and vegetable orzo. D
1:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Trademark of Spring, Part 2"  In this session Jerry shows how to begin intermediate details/highlighting on road and sand with special emphasis on placing grass in middle and on side of road to help settle down the road. Jerry shows how to use proper brush strokes to make the road look flat. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Sweet Endings"  Chocolate Mint Truffettes; Quick Almond And Plum Cake; Tuiles A L'orange; Summer Cornets Susie. D
2:30 pm 
On Story  "Heroes and Anti-Heroes: Loving The Villain"  The voices behind THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, BRIDESMAIDS, and RACHEL GETTING MARRIED deliberate how the most impressionable characters - both good and evil - are compelling because of their flaws, complexities, and personal truths. Accompanied by the short film, MENTIROSO by writer/director Will Shipley about trailing a young boy whose incessant lies are almost as far-fetched as an astonishing encounter with the most beautiful girl in town. In this episode: Aline Brosh McKenna, Paul Feig, Jenny Lumet. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill"  Thirty years after the premiere of MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOUR the nightly news program, now PBS NEWSHOUR, has two new main anchors - Woodruff and Ifill. Host Marcia Franklin talks with them about their careers and goals for the show.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek   Road Tests: 2014 Cadillac CTS, 2014 Hyundai Sante FE. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Ultimate Italian"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn secrets of homemade pasta from the pros. In the test kitchen, test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Fresh Pasta Without a Machine. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Mozzarella Cheese. D
4:30 pm 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things That Are Shared"  Sharing gifts with friends in an unexpected moment is a warm and sincere gesture of friendship. Make a friendship bracelet with crystals, tie it on your friend's wrist while she makes a wish, when it falls off - her wish will come true. Make a special box that can house memories that you and your friend can share. D
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Vintage San Francisco"  The City by the Bay had an unusually wet rainy season when the Roadshow visited in 1998 to find a modest-looking Eskimo hunting helmet with an estimated value of $65,000 to $75,000, now increasing past $125,000. But a 1385 English silver spoon seems less in demand today than in 1998.G
6:00 pm 
Music City Roots: Live from the Loveless Cafe   The lineup rolls from bluegrass to barrelhouse at the Loveless Cafe Barn, with The Jim Lauderdale Bluegrass Band, South Carolina veterans The Blue Dogs, Asheville NC's Honeycutters, former Squirrel Nut Zipper Jimbo Mathus, plus rockin' piano master Jason D. Williams. D
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Phoenix"  French band Phoenix plays tunes from its latest recording Bankrupt! and other hits, including "Lisztomania," "1901" and "Entertainment!"G
8:00 pm 
In Performance at the White House  "Country Music"  President and Mrs. Obama host this music special in the East Room of the White House. This show celebrates country music, the music that captures the entire range of human emotions all wrapped in timeless melodies and harmonies that have resonated with generation after generation of fans.G
9:00 pm 
Great Performances  "The Hollow Crown: Henry V"  The French ambassador brings a challenge from the French Dauphin. Inspired by his courtiers, including Exeter and York, Henry swears that he will, with all force, answer the challenge. The Chorus (John Hurt) tells of England's preparations for war, and Henry's army sails for France where against all odds, it is victorious.G
11:30 pm 
Music City Roots: Live from the Loveless Cafe   The lineup rolls from bluegrass to barrelhouse at the Loveless Cafe Barn, with The Jim Lauderdale Bluegrass Band, South Carolina veterans The Blue Dogs, Asheville NC's Honeycutters, former Squirrel Nut Zipper Jimbo Mathus, plus rockin' piano master Jason D. Williams. D
1:30 am 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Patterns In Context"  Explore the processes of finding, describing, explaining, and predicting using patterns. Topics covered include how to determine if patterns in tables are uniquely described and how to distinguish between closed and recursive descriptions. This session also introduces the idea that there are many different conceptions of what algebra is.G
2:00 am 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "When Rubber Meets The Road"  A rubber band twisted around the axle of a plastic car provides the force that moves the car forward. In this workshop, fifth-grade students continue their exploration of force and motion by recording and comparing the distance a vehicle travels under various conditions. Students predict the distance the car will travel by counting the number of twists in the rubber band, and observe the car's speed as it rolls across the floor. When the force of the rubber band stops acting, the force of friction slows the car to a stop.G
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "New Teacher Survival Guide"  We'll follow several new teachers and their mentors as they focus on essential first-year skills from lesson planning to classroom management to differentiation. This hour is filled with useful "do's and don'ts" for new teachers. D
4:00 am 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Algebra and Calculas: The Challenge"  With Professor James Kaput. Professor Kaput of the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, studies children. D
5:00 am 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things That Hang on the Door"  Today's show provides an opportunity to add a personal touch to your environment with door decorations. First, learn how to make a wreath made with punches. Next, create a door hanger for a baby's room. D
5:30 am 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things That Bling"  We're adding sparkle to our day with headbands, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. Learn the techniques behind these sparkly creations. Sparkle expert Dale Nicholson appears with Joy to demonstrate basic jewelry making techniques. D
6:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "A Tuscan Harvest, Italy"  Tuscany is the artistic, cultural and gastronomic center of Northern Italy. In this program, Burt brings viewers to a vineyard just south of the city of Siena to take part in the fall harvest. We find out what makes the wines of Tuscany so famous, how the grapes are cared for, how the wine is produced. D
6:30 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Veal, Spaghetti and Meatballs"  Nick Stellino welcomes Chef Michael Galata of Osteria del Circo in New York who prepares Veal Scallopine alla Romana. Nick shares his Meatball recipe and creates Spaghetti and Meatballs and a Meatball Sandwich. D
7:00 am 
Travelscope  "Italy - Friuli Venezia Giulia - Italy's Hidden Region"  Joseph embarks into the little known region of Friuli Venezia Giulia on the Slovenian border where a multi-cultural heritage thrives. He straps on his helmet before hoping a Vespa for a two-wheeled tour through the region's wine country where he meets generations of winemakers and their fellow Dionysian devotees. D
7:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "A Taste of Italy"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a classic Italian-American inspired menu featuring authentic tasting "Spaghetti and Wheatballs." On the side, egg-free "Caesar Salad with Cashew Parmesan" adds a timeless flair. For dessert, delicious "Pear, Apple and Walnut Crostata" finishes the meal with gusto. D
8:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Great Hill Towns"  Rick finds Italy's quintessential charms in the classic hill towns. He travels from San Gimignano's medieval towers to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's history of papal intrigue and Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas.G
8:30 am 
Color World with Gary Spetz  "Color Cinque Terre & Florence"  Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, explores the spectacular cliff-lined coastal villages of Italy's Cinque Terre, by boat and by foot. Then he ventures inland-into the Tuscany region-where he explores, photographs and paints the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and the great center of art, the beautiful and historic city of Florence. D
9:00 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Italian Desserts"  Chef Nick Stellino is joined by Chef Gale Gand of Tru in Chicago who creates one of her family's treasured recipes Vita's Ricotta Doughnuts. Nick, in turn prepares one of the Italian must-have dessert, Tiramisu. D
9:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Pasta Roman Style/Pasta Alla Romana"  Consul General to Boston Giuseppe Pastorelli loves only one thing more than eating Pasta alla Gricia, and that's making it with Mary Ann in her kitchen, where they create his favorite Roman-style pasta. Then he helps Mary Ann prepare one of Ciao Italia's all time favorites: Pasta all'Amatriciana. Two good friends, two great pastas, one great kitchen. D
10:00 am 
Cooking with Nick Stellino  "Pork Chop & Pineapple Upside-Down Cake"  Nick visits the butcher shop and the chicken coop and prepares Pork Chops with Apple & Whiskey Sauce and a Pineapple Upside-Down Cake that will rekindle your memory and seduce your palate. D
10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "The Pallotta Sisters & Infusing Flavor Into Pasta"  Chefs from Asia to Italy agree the best way to infuse noodles with flavor is to saute them. It's a critical step many home cooks skip. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming and his guests, The Pallotta Sisters, focus on that technique. D
11:00 am 
French Chef Classics  "French Onion Soup"  The most popular French soup, and superb Mediterranean vegetable soup. Illustrates: How to slice onions fast; how to cook and brown onions; hot to make onion soup gratinee; hot to make simple and tasty vegetable soup; how to chop vegetables fast; how to make a cheese and garlic sauce for soup. D
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "From Walken's Bakery to Scialo's Bakery"  These recipes are a sweet way to end any meal. Lidia makes Boston Cream Cupcakes, Almond Pine Nut Cookies and Lemon Granita. She then heads to Scialo's Bakery, where she was inspired to create her own Boston Cream Cupcake recipe. D
12:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 1. Introducing Our Literary Community"  Meet the eight teachers and their schools featured in the video programs. Learn the guiding principles through which they form their classes into engaged literary communities. Dr. Langer weaves the framework, talking about the ways effective readers interact with text and the ways teachers can foster this kind of learner. D
1:00 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Algebraic Thinking"  Begin to explore what it means to think algebraically and learn to use algebraic thinking skills to make sense of different situations. This session covers describing situations through pictures, charts, graphs, and words; interpreting and drawing conclusions from graphs; and creating graphs to match written descriptions of real-life situations.G
1:30 pm 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Patterns In Context"  Explore the processes of finding, describing, explaining, and predicting using patterns. Topics covered include how to determine if patterns in tables are uniquely described and how to distinguish between closed and recursive descriptions. This session also introduces the idea that there are many different conceptions of what algebra is.G
2:00 pm 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "When Rubber Meets The Road"  A rubber band twisted around the axle of a plastic car provides the force that moves the car forward. In this workshop, fifth-grade students continue their exploration of force and motion by recording and comparing the distance a vehicle travels under various conditions. Students predict the distance the car will travel by counting the number of twists in the rubber band, and observe the car's speed as it rolls across the floor. When the force of the rubber band stops acting, the force of friction slows the car to a stop.G
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel Presents  "New Teacher Survival Guide"  We'll follow several new teachers and their mentors as they focus on essential first-year skills from lesson planning to classroom management to differentiation. This hour is filled with useful "do's and don'ts" for new teachers. D
4:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Algebra and Calculas: The Challenge"  With Professor James Kaput. Professor Kaput of the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, studies children. D
5:00 pm 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things That Hang on the Door"  Today's show provides an opportunity to add a personal touch to your environment with door decorations. First, learn how to make a wreath made with punches. Next, create a door hanger for a baby's room. D
5:30 pm 
Crafting at the Spotted Canary  "Things That Bling"  We're adding sparkle to our day with headbands, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. Learn the techniques behind these sparkly creations. Sparkle expert Dale Nicholson appears with Joy to demonstrate basic jewelry making techniques. D
6:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "A Tuscan Harvest, Italy"  Tuscany is the artistic, cultural and gastronomic center of Northern Italy. In this program, Burt brings viewers to a vineyard just south of the city of Siena to take part in the fall harvest. We find out what makes the wines of Tuscany so famous, how the grapes are cared for, how the wine is produced. D
6:30 pm 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Veal, Spaghetti and Meatballs"  Nick Stellino welcomes Chef Michael Galata of Osteria del Circo in New York who prepares Veal Scallopine alla Romana. Nick shares his Meatball recipe and creates Spaghetti and Meatballs and a Meatball Sandwich. D
7:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Italy - Friuli Venezia Giulia - Italy's Hidden Region"  Joseph embarks into the little known region of Friuli Venezia Giulia on the Slovenian border where a multi-cultural heritage thrives. He straps on his helmet before hoping a Vespa for a two-wheeled tour through the region's wine country where he meets generations of winemakers and their fellow Dionysian devotees. D
7:30 pm 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "A Taste of Italy"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a classic Italian-American inspired menu featuring authentic tasting "Spaghetti and Wheatballs." On the side, egg-free "Caesar Salad with Cashew Parmesan" adds a timeless flair. For dessert, delicious "Pear, Apple and Walnut Crostata" finishes the meal with gusto. D
8:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Great Hill Towns"  Rick finds Italy's quintessential charms in the classic hill towns. He travels from San Gimignano's medieval towers to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's history of papal intrigue and Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas.G
8:30 pm 
Color World with Gary Spetz  "Color Cinque Terre & Florence"  Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, explores the spectacular cliff-lined coastal villages of Italy's Cinque Terre, by boat and by foot. Then he ventures inland-into the Tuscany region-where he explores, photographs and paints the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and the great center of art, the beautiful and historic city of Florence. D
9:00 pm 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Italian Desserts"  Chef Nick Stellino is joined by Chef Gale Gand of Tru in Chicago who creates one of her family's treasured recipes Vita's Ricotta Doughnuts. Nick, in turn prepares one of the Italian must-have dessert, Tiramisu. D
9:30 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Pasta Roman Style/Pasta Alla Romana"  Consul General to Boston Giuseppe Pastorelli loves only one thing more than eating Pasta alla Gricia, and that's making it with Mary Ann in her kitchen, where they create his favorite Roman-style pasta. Then he helps Mary Ann prepare one of Ciao Italia's all time favorites: Pasta all'Amatriciana. Two good friends, two great pastas, one great kitchen. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Simple & Satisfying Vegetable Mains"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn about vegetarian cooking from Amanda Cohen at Dirt Candy. Back in the test kitchen, test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a great Mushroom and Leek Galette with Gorgonzola at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his favorite vegetable cleavers in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "The Pallotta Sisters & Infusing Flavor Into Pasta"  Chefs from Asia to Italy agree the best way to infuse noodles with flavor is to saute them. It's a critical step many home cooks skip. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming and his guests, The Pallotta Sisters, focus on that technique. D
11:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Pub Comfort Food"  Chef Joe stays in the kitchen preparing some of his favorite comfort foods. One the menu for today Chef Joe prepares a Beef and Pork Chile, Sauteed Pork with onions and Asian pears, as well as Breaded Pork Chops. For this menu Chef Joe uses some great products you'll want to try! Take notes!. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen"  Rick visits Aarhus with its ruddy affluence, charming open-air museum and well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde is impressive with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere.G
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report. Why your retirement savings could take a $2 trillion hit if the U.S. defaults and what you can do to protect your nest egg. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Danai Gurira (actress). D
3:00 am 
Life On Fire  "Volcano Doctors"  Whether the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Colombia, Chile, Italy or Iceland, each of these countries is home to active volcanoes that are a threat to the populations settled at their feet. Every day, lava, ash, gas, bombs and avalanches are likely to slide down the gaping mouths of the rock giants. To avoid disasters, volcanologists are asked to anticipate and warn. D
4:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Solitary Confinement - The debate over locking up some prisoners by themselves. In the United States there are an estimated 80 thousand prisoners now locked up in small cells, 23 hours a day, sometimes for more than 40 years. Lucky Severson reports on those who say solitary is unChristian and does more harm than good. D
4:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Seismic Investment Shift!"  Guest: David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist, Gluskin Sheff. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack reveals a seismic shift for investors. Influential economist and strategist David Rosenberg explains why he now believes the era of low inflation is over and the changes it will bring to the economy and markets. D
5:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   This Week on TO THE CONTRARY: Special Documentary on the Welcoming Committees of LGBTQ Open and Affirming Churches. D
5:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
6:00 am 
Frontline  "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis"  Follow one doctor's battle against the NFL to raise awareness about the dangers of head injuries in football. FRONTLINE details how the NFL denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that showed football could cause long-term brain injuries. D
8:00 am 
Frontline  "Football High"  With its increasingly high profile, high school football games are moving into nationally televised games, corporate sponsorships and minute-by-minute coverage on sports Web sites. This film examines an ambitious team in northwest Arkansas working its way toward national prominence with a workout schedule, practices and styles of play increasingly imitating the pro teams.G
9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Seismic Investment Shift!"  Guest: David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist, Gluskin Sheff. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack reveals a seismic shift for investors. Influential economist and strategist David Rosenberg explains why he now believes the era of low inflation is over and the changes it will bring to the economy and markets. D
9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Solitary Confinement - The debate over locking up some prisoners by themselves. In the United States there are an estimated 80 thousand prisoners now locked up in small cells, 23 hours a day, sometimes for more than 40 years. Lucky Severson reports on those who say solitary is unChristian and does more harm than good. D
10:00 am 
POV  "Brooklyn Castle"  This public school powerhouse in junior high chess competitions has won more than 30 national championships, the most of any school in the country. Its 85-member squad boasts so many strong players that the late Albert Einstein, a dedicated chess maven, would rank fourth if he were on the team. Most astoundingly, I.S. D
11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill"  Thirty years after the premiere of MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOUR the nightly news program, now PBS NEWSHOUR, has two new main anchors - Woodruff and Ifill. Host Marcia Franklin talks with them about their careers and goals for the show.G
12:00 pm 
Frontline  "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis"  Follow one doctor's battle against the NFL to raise awareness about the dangers of head injuries in football. FRONTLINE details how the NFL denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that showed football could cause long-term brain injuries. D
2:00 pm 
Frontline  "Football High"  With its increasingly high profile, high school football games are moving into nationally televised games, corporate sponsorships and minute-by-minute coverage on sports Web sites. This film examines an ambitious team in northwest Arkansas working its way toward national prominence with a workout schedule, practices and styles of play increasingly imitating the pro teams.G
3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   This Week on TO THE CONTRARY: Special Documentary on the Welcoming Committees of LGBTQ Open and Affirming Churches. D
3:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL
4:00 pm 
European Journal  "Gambling Priests Bankrupt Archdiocese"  Slovenia: When priests gamble - Since the fall of Communism, Slovenia's Catholic Church had built up a business empire. But it collapsed like a house of cards when the financial crisis struck. Sweden: A register for Roma - The Swedish police drew up illegal lists of Roma. D
4:30 pm 
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5:00 pm 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Flying High"  The conclusion includes a behind-the-scenes look at how EARTHFLIGHT was made, including the extraordinary relationships between people and birds. Some of the footage was captured with the aid of microlights, paragliders, drones and camera-carrying birds. Part 6 of 6G
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Writers at Harriman"  Thirty-five teens from throughout Idaho gather at Harriman State Park in eastern Idaho for the six-day Writers at Harriman camp experience. In the tranquil setting surrounded by wildlife the students attend class with expert teachers and write.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill"  Thirty years after the premiere of MACNEIL/LEHRER NEWSHOUR the nightly news program, now PBS NEWSHOUR, has two new main anchors - Woodruff and Ifill. Host Marcia Franklin talks with them about their careers and goals for the show.G
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Code of the West"  At a time when the world is rethinking its drug policies large and small, one state rises to the forefront. Once a pioneer in legalizing medical marijuana, the state of Montana may now become the first to repeal its medical marijuana law. Set against the sweeping vistas of the Rockies, the steamy lamplight of marijuana grow houses, and the bustling halls of the State Capitol, CODE OF THE WEST follows the political process of marijuana policy reform and the recent federal crackdown on medical marijuana growers across the country. D
9:30 pm 
Death of the Old West   In 1909 a group of Oklahoma residents - many of them community leaders - avenge the murder of a popular local rancher and former U.S. Deputy Marshall A. A. "Gus" Bobbitt by lynching the four men suspected of the crime. This vigilante act rips apart the community and brings shame to citizens struggling to distance themselves from backwater violence.G
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Citizens United: The Sequel"  This week, as the government shutdown continues, the Supreme Court began its new term and justices heard arguments in McCutcheon V. Federal Election Commission. The case has been billed as the successor to the court's Citizens United decision in 2010 that gave corporations, unions, and the wealthy the opportunity to pour vast and often anonymous amounts of cash into political campaigns. The new case challenges caps on how much individual donors can give to candidates and political parties and could raise the amount to more than $3.25 million. D
11:00 pm 
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11:30 pm 
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