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April 12, 2013
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2:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "What's The Story?"  This workshop explores how an author spins a story and why it is the most important aspect of the novel. In the program, participants examine the importance of the hook, and the "why" behind the events. They also consider various ways into difficult novels. D
3:00 am 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 1  "Design, Construction, and Technology"  MIT Professor Mitchel Resnick guides this workshop exploring technology as an aid for learning. He discusses the impact of technology on learning when students design and construct tools to support their own inquiries. Teachers demonstrate technology in their classrooms and provide a sneak peek at Resnick. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Atom"  A history of the atom, from the ancient Greeks to the early 20th century, and a new challenge for the world of physics. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Bureaucracy: A Controversial Necessity"  This program reveals how the American bureaucracy delivers significant services directly to the people, how it has expanded in response to citizen demands for increased government services, and how bureaucrats sometimes face contradictory expectations that are difficult to satisfy. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Changes/The Farm"  Sandy goes to a women's shelter. Kevin decides to go out to his uncle's farm, and he and Rebecca pack up their apartment.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Brain Aerobics"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "The Big Sleepover/Dog for a Day"  "The Big Sleepover"--Emily is going off the Island for a night and asks Charley to baby-sit for Clifford. The day goes pretty well, but when night falls, Clifford really misses Emily. The whole town bands together to get the big red dog through the night, discovering that they can accomplish anything if they put their minds to it! "Dog for a Day"--Fed up with his "responsibilities," Charley decides he would like to lead a dog's life -- no chores, no school, no problems. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Elwood City Turns 100! (Parts I & II)"  Arthur's class is chosen to stage a musical tribute for its city's centennial celebration. But soon the rehearsals become a drama of missed cues, inflated egos, and alien invasions. And that's behind the curtain! In front, seated in the audience, viewers will glimpse returning animated guest stars-including Art Garfunkel, Fred Rogers, and Michelle Kwan-all invited by Muffy to the show. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Amazing Maze Race/The Color of Monkey"  When a cow eats his map, George has to find creative ways to get through a maze at Renkins Farm.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Galileo's Space Adventure"  Princess glimpses a flash of light while the friends are learning about space. What could it be? The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston. Will the super readers be able to assist, or will Houston have a problem? Educational Objectives: To learn about our solar system. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid The Weatherman"  Sid wants to be a weatherman so he can decide what the weather will be every day. Sid and friends investigate weather and learn that weathermen don't control the weather, but they do have to know all about rain, sun, wind, and hot and cold temperatures!. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon"  Robots to the Rescue! - When Frog discovers that you can make a word "more than one" by adding the letter S to the end of it, he becomes a mad scientist of sorts, making more and more of everything! Frog learns that while having a lot of stuff might seem like a good idea, too much of anything soon leads to chaos. Frog fortunately has a robot who likes to clean up! Build a Word: ROBOTS. Radio Read-a-thon - Duck asks Frog to read his favorite book on Ant's radio station because he can't read it himself. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Team Player Caillou"  Caillou Conducts: The preschool has a visitor - Liz, a musician. She shows the kids all sorts of instruments and Caillou is excited when he's chosen to be the orchestra's 'conductor'. In fact, he's so excited, he can't stop conducting those around him - at preschool and even at home! When Caillou refuses to share his conductor's baton he soon learns how easy it is to hurt other's feelings - and how it feels better to give others a turn. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Venice, Anyone?: Italy"  Emma can't play with her friends because she has to complete a school project about her family. Before you know it, Barney brings Emma on a trip to Venice to learn more about her great granddad. While there, the kids learn about the culture and geography. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Learning Together"  James to the Rescue - James is asked to be the Sodor Search and Rescue Engine but is upset when Toby is asked to help him. James says that Sodor Rescue Engines are Steam Engines, not Steam Trams like Toby! They chuff off to rescue Gordon whose wheels have come off the track. James wants to help by pulling him forward, but Toby thinks they should get Rocky since Gordon is too heavy. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Amazing Maze Race/The Color of Monkey"  When a cow eats his map, George has to find creative ways to get through a maze at Renkins Farm.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Wordball Is My Oyster"  Lisa gets a case of stage fright when she's cast as the lead in Hector's play. Can Lisa overcome her fears in time to save the play, or will she have to give her part to Annie?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back"  The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Secrets of the Spider's Web"  When the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers take a nasty tumble, the Wild Kratts sets off on a mission to find and recreate one of the greatest of all biotech engineering secrets. Spider silk. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Past Perfect Prediction"  Convinced that the last piece he needs to activate his powerful new machine is hidden in Slider's garage, Hacker threatens to evict the teen unless he pays up on an old debt. Enter the kids and Digit. As a way to raise the money, they convince Slider to open the garage for business - just like his dad did. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Ol' Switcheroo"  Ruff sends Harsha and DJ out to engineer a "puck stopper" that he can use as goalie in a game with Scruff's hockey team. Meanwhile, Jay and Noel trade places for a day. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Two of the nation's biggest banks, JP Morgan and Wells Fargo, reported big profits but investors were not impressed. NBR looks at what the numbers say about next week's bank earnings. And we'll introduce you to a start-up that's helping other start-ups by bringing investors together. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Correspondent John Larson travels to Ohio to assess how workers there are faring after the loss of millions of manufacturing jobs over the past 35 years. It's the fourth in his series of "Main Street" reports. D
8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "Plan of Attack, Part 1"  Milner arrests a local racketeer; in retaliation there is an attack on Milner that misfires and kills DCS Meredith, Foyle's replacement. A highly strung mapmaker is found hanged in the nearby woods; Milner suspects murder. Foyle is called back from retirement to lead the investigations. Part 1 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Live From Lincoln Center  "Josh Groban: All That Echoes"  The multi-platinum recording artist, whose versatility ranges from opera to pop, performs at a special one-night event at Lincoln Center. His concert features selected career-spanning favorites, such as his break-out song "You Raise Me Up" from 2001.G
10:00 pm 
Michael Feinstein's American Songbook  "On The Air"  Decades ago, radio fulfilled the idol-making role across the country. Feinstein traces the phenomenon with archival clips of Bing Crosby, Cab Calloway, Kate Smith and others. He conducts one of the last interviews with TV and stage star Rose Marie, who was also a child radio star. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
2:00 am 
The This Old House Hour  "Give My Regards to Broadway (1893-1927)"  The crew removes a central chimney brick-by-brick so they can be reused on another job, host Kevin O'Connor visits an "eco" resale store in Springfield, Massachusetts, and landscape contractor Roger Cook removes a sick Norway maple with the help of an arborist. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Roger helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard. Then, Roger, along with Kevin, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner and her daughter hang their bikes in a small garage. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Thomas Keneally: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the Oscar-winning movie, Schindler's List. The Australian writer, who is of Irish ancestry, has recently published The Tyrant's Novel, an account of the Irish diaspora.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Trashgiving Day Parade"  It's Trashgiving Day on Sesame Street, the grouchiest holiday of the year. Oscar is in charge of running the parade this year and it needs to be grouchy enough to please his boss Mr. Disgracey. The parade begins with the marching band, but the music they are playing sounds too good. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "A Trip To The Enchanted Garden/A Trip To The Crayon Factory"  A Trip to the Enchanted Garden - The Tiger family is making strawberry pancakes for breakfast this morning, but when Mom looks more closely in the kitchen, she realizes there are no more strawberries left. They all head to the Enchanted Garden, where Mom Tiger shows Daniel the strawberry patch. Daniel is very curious, and learns that if he looks closely, he may be able to answer his own questions about how strawberries grow and learn something new. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Clash: Encounters of Bears and Wolves"  Two great predators encounter each other in Yellowstone National Park. In each encounter, the opposition must be measured, strengths must be tested and risks weighed; each time, one or the other have the tactical advantage. Their encounters illustrate how all animals in the park must assess, decide and act - to fight or flee.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Actually two cities - busy Pest and noble Buda - straddle the Danube. Rick finds capitalism has taken hold with gusto as he explores thriving shopping boulevards. He finds Gypsy orchestras featuring smoking violins, venerable mineral baths, and 19th-century coffeehouses enjoying a renaissance.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Italy's Veneto & Dolomites"  Graced with charming cities, countryside villas and precious art, this corner of Northern Italy also features a playground of Alpine peaks and meadows. After a spectacular night at the opera in fair Verona's Roman arena, we set out in search of Giotto's colorful frescoes in Padua and architect Palladio's palatial villas in Vicenza and the surrounding countryside. Then we head for the hills and the dramatic peaks and meadows of the Dolomite mountains. D
8:00 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Brazil: The Diamond Range"  Yetman tours the Chapada Diamantina, once a rich source of diamonds. Now with its sheer cliffs and steep mountainsides, it is an increasingly popular recreational region.G
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Sini Kufta"  Today we're traveling around the world to show a Middle Eastern or Armenian favorite.Sini Kufta. Kufta are yummy and creative little meatballs, and very easy to assemble, when you make them in a tray or casserole like we're doing today, they're called Sini Kufta. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Just Because It's Organic (St. Paul, MN)"  Just because it's organic doesn't automatically make it a better option. Author and University of MN Assoc. Professor, Dr. Jeff Gillman helps us become more discerning gardeners as we explore specific examples in a fun and enlightening way. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Arctic White Geese, Veterans in the Great Outdoors, Tracking a Coral Killer"  Snow geese and Ross' geese make a 3,000-mile migration each year, spending a month or so in eastern Oregon, feasting on grasses and bugs. OREGON FIELD GUIDE cameras have captured the beauty of thousands of these birds on their stopover to the Arctic.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Retro Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Banana Pudding. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for finemesh strainers. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chiffon Cake. D
10:30 am 
Aviators   Buying a used aircraft: Anthony shows that buying The Aviators' new 210 can be just as simple as buying a used car. And accessorizing it can be just as fun. Heli-tourism: We'll show you how helicopters can give you a unique look at one of the great wonders of the world. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   New North Carolina Ramblers; Buck & Company; Gold Heart. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs"  Jill keeps knocking down Pig's tower and he wants her to stop! The Super Readers fly into the Three Little Pigs story and come face to face with the Big Bad Wolf himself. After all, he knows a thing or two about knocking things down. When all the huffing and puffing dies down, Pig learns an important lesson about friendship.G
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Neck and Neck"  As Chris and Martin search for the answer to why giraffes have long necks, a mischievous giraffe begins secretly taking Creature Power Suit parts and supplies from the Tortuga. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Moorish Idols"  Paint the vibrant Moorish Idols of the sea moving through the weightless ocean.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play an original composition entitled "Seasons Of Love," the signature intro to "Satin Doll" and how to cover your mistakes when playing. Featured artists include David Tolley, Jack Widner, Bobby Floyd and Bradley Sowash. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Clash: Encounters of Bears and Wolves"  Two great predators encounter each other in Yellowstone National Park. In each encounter, the opposition must be measured, strengths must be tested and risks weighed; each time, one or the other have the tactical advantage. Their encounters illustrate how all animals in the park must assess, decide and act - to fight or flee.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G
8:00 pm 
Lost Bird Project   THE LOST BIRD PROJECT charts sculptor Todd McGrain's efforts to memorialize five birds - the Great Auk, Carolina Parakeet, Labrador Duck, Passenger Pigeon and Heath Hen - driven to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The captivating nature documentary follows McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy, as they embark on a road trip in search of the last-known locations of the birds and seek permission to install McGrain's six-foot-tall bronze sculptures on those sites. Travelling from the tropical swamps of Florida to the rocky coasts of Newfoundland to the shores of Martha's Vineyard, the men spend more than two years scouting locations, talking to park rangers, speaking at town meetings and battling bureaucracy in their effort to gather support for the project. D
9:00 pm 
Alaska, The World, and Wally Hickel   Throughout his career, Wally Hickel confounded friend and foe alike because he defied the easy stereotypes of "environmentalist" and "businessman." He was convinced he'd discovered a novel philosophy - inspired by the history of Alaska, and centered around the concept of "the commons" - that could show us how to balance development with preservation, satisfy our need for energy, and, he believed, even overcome poverty itself. Fired from his Secretary of Interior post by President Nixon for his public opposition to the Vietnam War - his letter to the President was front page news in 1970 - he returned to his beloved Alaska. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Clash: Encounters of Bears and Wolves"  Two great predators encounter each other in Yellowstone National Park. In each encounter, the opposition must be measured, strengths must be tested and risks weighed; each time, one or the other have the tactical advantage. Their encounters illustrate how all animals in the park must assess, decide and act - to fight or flee.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The Road to War"  Complex system of alliances/rivalries that leads Europe into armed conflict in 1914. Initially, Wilson and U. S. walk neutrality tightrope. Election issues in 1916. Ties to Great Britain, and incidents on high seas lead U.S. into conflict in 1917. Creating a fighting force and economic/industrial support for war effort. Intolerance of divergent ideas on the home front.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "To End All Wars?"  Before U.S. troops arrive in Europe, Germany defeats Russia and moves toward Paris. Labor unrest at home. Allies push German troops back to border; high casualties. Wilson's Fourteen Points. Short- and long-term fallout from Paris Peace talks. Turbulent times for country: racial and labor unrest, Red scare.G
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Vital Progressivism"  Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggles of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. D
4:00 am 
Design Squad  "Skunk'd"  A guy named Skunk is looking for a bizarre bike and the Design Squad comes through with two newly created choppers (bikes).G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "It's A Job to Get A Job!"  It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 employees. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Urban Gardening (Detroit, MI)"  As cities across America fend off the impact of economic blight, many are finding that gardens are providing one of the fastest roads to recovery. They're providing an emotional boost to citizens, food for the hungry and instant beauty to areas while lifting spirits and enthusiasm for a better tomorrow. Detroit is a landmark city making huge strides through its gardens and programs built around them. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Secrets of the Spider's Web"  When the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers take a nasty tumble, the Wild Kratts sets off on a mission to find and recreate one of the greatest of all biotech engineering secrets. Spider silk. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "White Asparagus/Asparagi Bianchi"  Mary Ann takes a good, long look at this elegant white vegetable before creating a spring-fresh Cream of Asparagus Soup, a crisp White Asparagus Salad, and an Italian favorite, Asparagus, Bassano del Grappo-style, topped with a rich, buttery egg sauce. One look at this snow-white gift from the garden and you'll be green with envy. D
6:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Happy Holiday Meal"  Host Laura Theodore's holiday meal features petite "Acorn Squash with Mushroom, Walnut and Celery Stuffing." On the side, sweet cinnamon and maple glazed "Yummy Yam Casserole" is topped with crunchy pecans. "Green Beans Almondine" stand in for the traditional green bean casserole. D
7:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures With Purpose Basel and Lucerne: Quest for the Crossroad   In the 12th installment of his Emmy-winning ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE series, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs follows the ancient trade routes from the Gotthard pass into central Switzerland, along Lake Lucerne, with a final stop at the port city of Basel. On his quest, Richard aims to uncover what turned landlocked Switzerland, the most mountainous country in Europe, into the crossroads of the continent, a hub for commerce, ideas, medicines and people. D
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 1 of 15"  Homeowners John Stone and Sally Peterson want to turn an 1887 Victorian-era two family house in Cambridge, Massachusetts, into a one-family home. Landscape contractor Roger Cook finds a few surprises in the yard, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey uses an eye-opening energy audit to demonstrate the need for efficiency upgrades, and general contractor Tom Silva brings in a deconstruction expert to remove all of the old and unneeded house parts. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Kitchen Cabinet"  Easy to make raised-panel, native hardwood show-stoppers. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Veteran Farmers (Jacksonville, FL)"  As veterans return home from war, a troubled economy can make finding jobs in the private sector even harder. Combined with the difficulties of readjusting to "normal routines" many are finding careers in organic farming to be the perfect combination of mental therapy, healthy activity, and positive reinforcement as they re-enter the workforce, just at a time when organic farmers are needed more than ever. D
9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Bedroom Inspirations"  Today's show teaches an easy way to decorate using an inspiration piece. Matt and Shari show how to create the bedroom of your dreams starting with a discussion of how to dress a bed. Then, Matt demonstrates how to create a custom designed closet organizer. D
10:00 am 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "Vested Interests, Part II"  Georgia introduces her Americana Collection and demonstrates two crazy patch techniques for quilted handbags. Part 2 of 2G
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "The Decision, Part 1"  In this opening session, Jerry explains to his students how to use the Hake Brush, and the #6 Dynasty Brush to paint in the background and with the wet-on-wet technique paint in the tall out-of-focus background needs. D
11:00 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Salsas That Cook"  In their Chicago backyard, Rick and his daughter, Lanie, gather the last of the season's tomatoes to make a big batch of Salsa Mexicana, the fresh tomato salsa sometimes known as Pico de Gallo. And that's the starting point for a fast-paced salsa dance that goes way beyond tomatoes. In Mexico, salsas can be bright and fresh, dark and earthy, red or green, raw or roasted - and they're more of a condiment for food than a dip for chips. D
11:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Pink"  Today's show is pretty in pink featuring desserts with a feminine flair. First is a delicate specialty cake with pink carnations. Next, learn techniques for the rope or basket weave tip on the decorating lesson with Nancy. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Differences/A Visit to the Doctor"  In the first segment, Rebecca's starts to apply to music schools. In the second segment, Rebecca's father has a worrisome checkup from his doctor.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Celebrations/Breaking The News"  Kevin graduates from high school, and Rebecca, after several rejections, is accepted into the San Francisco College of Music.G
1:00 pm 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 1. Earth's Solid Membrane: Soil"  How does soil appear on a newly born, barren volcanic island? In this session, participants explore how soil is formed, its role in certain Earth processes, its composition and structure, and its place in the structure of the Earth. D
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "The Road to War"  Complex system of alliances/rivalries that leads Europe into armed conflict in 1914. Initially, Wilson and U. S. walk neutrality tightrope. Election issues in 1916. Ties to Great Britain, and incidents on high seas lead U.S. into conflict in 1917. Creating a fighting force and economic/industrial support for war effort. Intolerance of divergent ideas on the home front.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "To End All Wars?"  Before U.S. troops arrive in Europe, Germany defeats Russia and moves toward Paris. Labor unrest at home. Allies push German troops back to border; high casualties. Wilson's Fourteen Points. Short- and long-term fallout from Paris Peace talks. Turbulent times for country: racial and labor unrest, Red scare.G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Vital Progressivism"  Professor Martin offers a fresh perspective on Progressivism, arguing that its spirit can be best seen in the daily struggles of ordinary people. In a discussion with Professors Scharff and Miller, the struggles of Native Americans, Asian Americans, and African Americans are placed in the context of the traditional white Progressive movement. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Twenties"  The Roaring Twenties take to the road in Henry Ford's landscape-altering invention -- the Model T. Ford's moving assembly line, the emergence of a consumer culture, and the culmination of forces let loose by these entities in Los Angeles are all explored by Professor Miller. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Skunk'd"  A guy named Skunk is looking for a bizarre bike and the Design Squad comes through with two newly created choppers (bikes).G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "It's A Job to Get A Job!"  It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 employees. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Electric Accompany"  Annie hypnotizes Keith to sing an annoying jingle. The Electric Company needs to cure Keith in time for him to perform the song he wrote for his dad's birthday. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Past Perfect Prediction"  Convinced that the last piece he needs to activate his powerful new machine is hidden in Slider's garage, Hacker threatens to evict the teen unless he pays up on an old debt. Enter the kids and Digit. As a way to raise the money, they convince Slider to open the garage for business - just like his dad did. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia's Beef Rolls and Boston's North End"  Lidia cooks a savory meal of Braised Beef Rolls and Spinach and Bacon. She takes viewers to 9th Street Market in Philadelphia where she heads to DiBruno Bros, a 4th generation owned cheese shop that boasts Italian delicacies. D
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Super-Easy Comfort Food"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Mediterranean Baja"  The Baja California peninsula boasts a climate reminiscent of those on the Mediterranean Sea. Thousands of olive trees and vineyards in Northern Baja capture the distinctiveness of this region of Mexico. We explore the amazing grilled octopus at Tres Virgenes in La Paz and enjoy mesquite-grilled lamb with 9-chile mole sauce. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Crowd Pleasers"  Joanne creates a meal fit for guests, starting with a Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint that looks as great as it tastes. She teaches her student, Jack, the key to making light and flavorful meatballs perfect for Rigatoni in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, and they toast the meal with a grown up Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. Recipes: Crostini with Sheep's Milk Ricotta, Asparagus and Mint, Rigatoni with Ricotta Meatballs in a Smoky Tomato Sauce, Big Girl Lime Milk Shake. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 1 of 15"  Homeowners John Stone and Sally Peterson want to turn an 1887 Victorian-era two family house in Cambridge, Massachusetts, into a one-family home. Landscape contractor Roger Cook finds a few surprises in the yard, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey uses an eye-opening energy audit to demonstrate the need for efficiency upgrades, and general contractor Tom Silva brings in a deconstruction expert to remove all of the old and unneeded house parts. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Brittany, France"  Joseph discovers surprises, pleasures, treats and recreation in the Celtic land of myths and legends.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Philadelphia's Beef Rolls and Boston's North End"  Lidia cooks a savory meal of Braised Beef Rolls and Spinach and Bacon. She takes viewers to 9th Street Market in Philadelphia where she heads to DiBruno Bros, a 4th generation owned cheese shop that boasts Italian delicacies. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Super-Easy Comfort Food"  NULL
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "On The Road with Michael Schlow at Tico"  Buying local and buying fresh are key to great cooking. This week on Simply Ming, Chef Ming Tsai and longtime friend Boston Chef, Michael Schlow, go to Boston City Hall Plaza Farmer's Market for a little inspiration and then head back to Chef Schlow's restaurant, Tico, where they cook up two mouth-watering dishes: Red Tape Steak and a Double Lamb Chop with Pea Shoot-Beet Salad. D
11:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Salsas That Cook"  In their Chicago backyard, Rick and his daughter, Lanie, gather the last of the season's tomatoes to make a big batch of Salsa Mexicana, the fresh tomato salsa sometimes known as Pico de Gallo. And that's the starting point for a fast-paced salsa dance that goes way beyond tomatoes. In Mexico, salsas can be bright and fresh, dark and earthy, red or green, raw or roasted - and they're more of a condiment for food than a dip for chips. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Microsoft at a crossroads. What must the tech giant do to stay competitive in a world dominated by tablets? And a secret meeting in a parking lot. An envelope that reportedly had thousands in cash. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   LATINO NATION: Beyond the Numbers (Pt. 1). D
3:00 am 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   LATINO NATION: Beyond the Numbers (Pt. 2). D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Innovation: Is America Suffering An Innovation Gap?"  Guests: Michael Mandel, Editor-in-Chief, Visible Economy and former Forbes columnist; Robert Atkinson, author "Role the U.S. Government Can Play in Restoring U.S. Innovation Leadership" and President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Sheryl Schwartz, COO of Blue Canopy consulting firm and member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. D
5:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Feeding The Dragon: China In Africa"  African economies are booming like never before, thanks in large part to China. The global giant is investing in infrastructure projects to help it tap into the continent's resources - oil, minerals, and its huge agricultural potential. Critics charge China with cozying up to dictators and ignoring issues of human rights and transparency. D
6:00 am 
Kind Hearted Woman   Filmmaker David Sutherland profiles Robin Charboneau, a divorced mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota's Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Charboneau over three years as she struggles to raise her children, further her education, heal the wounds of sexual abuse and battle alcoholism. She fights in tribal court with her ex-husband for custody of the children, even after he's convicted of sexually molesting his daughter and another child. D
8:00 am 
Sacred Stick   SACRED STICK examines the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects of lacrosse. From the ancient Maya to the world famous Iroquois Nationals team, this program explores the cultural diffusion and transmutation of a uniquely indigenous sport that, like Native people themselves, adapted and endured within the dominant culture. The thirty-minute film is intended for both a general audience, for whom lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the country, and a Native American-specific audience for whom lacrosse has deep cultural meaning. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Thomas Keneally: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the Oscar-winning movie, Schindler's List. The Australian writer, who is of Irish ancestry, has recently published The Tyrant's Novel, an account of the Irish diaspora.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Innovation: Is America Suffering An Innovation Gap?"  Guests: Michael Mandel, Editor-in-Chief, Visible Economy and former Forbes columnist; Robert Atkinson, author "Role the U.S. Government Can Play in Restoring U.S. Innovation Leadership" and President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Sheryl Schwartz, COO of Blue Canopy consulting firm and member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. D
11:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Feeding The Dragon: China In Africa"  African economies are booming like never before, thanks in large part to China. The global giant is investing in infrastructure projects to help it tap into the continent's resources - oil, minerals, and its huge agricultural potential. Critics charge China with cozying up to dictators and ignoring issues of human rights and transparency. D
12:00 pm 
Kind Hearted Woman   Filmmaker David Sutherland profiles Robin Charboneau, a divorced mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota's Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Charboneau over three years as she struggles to raise her children, further her education, heal the wounds of sexual abuse and battle alcoholism. She fights in tribal court with her ex-husband for custody of the children, even after he's convicted of sexually molesting his daughter and another child. D
2:00 pm 
Sacred Stick   SACRED STICK examines the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects of lacrosse. From the ancient Maya to the world famous Iroquois Nationals team, this program explores the cultural diffusion and transmutation of a uniquely indigenous sport that, like Native people themselves, adapted and endured within the dominant culture. The thirty-minute film is intended for both a general audience, for whom lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the country, and a Native American-specific audience for whom lacrosse has deep cultural meaning. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Kind Hearted Woman   Filmmaker David Sutherland profiles Robin Charboneau, a divorced mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota's Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Charboneau over three years as she struggles to raise her children, further her education, heal the wounds of sexual abuse and battle alcoholism. She fights in tribal court with her ex-husband for custody of the children, even after he's convicted of sexually molesting his daughter and another child. D
7:00 pm 
Sacred Stick   SACRED STICK examines the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects of lacrosse. From the ancient Maya to the world famous Iroquois Nationals team, this program explores the cultural diffusion and transmutation of a uniquely indigenous sport that, like Native people themselves, adapted and endured within the dominant culture. The thirty-minute film is intended for both a general audience, for whom lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the country, and a Native American-specific audience for whom lacrosse has deep cultural meaning. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - Two of the nation's biggest banks, JP Morgan and Wells Fargo, reported big profits but investors were not impressed. NBR looks at what the numbers say about next week's bank earnings. And we'll introduce you to a start-up that's helping other start-ups by bringing investors together. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Frontline  "Syria Behind The Lines"  FRONTLINE's Olly Lambert is the first Western filmmaker to spend an extended period living on both sides of Syria's sectarian frontline. He documents the realities of everyday life for rebels, government soldiers and civilians in the once peaceful area of Syria's heartland. The film is a portrait of a disintegrating nation and the dividing lines between communities and between life and death.G

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