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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   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

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