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1:00 am 
Carrier  "Super Secrets/Squared Away"  Super Secrets - The ship's location and itinerary are classified. Details of how the nuclear reactor works are top secret. Many aspects of life on a nuclear aircraft carrier are hush-hush. D

3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Voices of Reform"  Emergence of romanticism in literature and art. The transcendentalists and utopian societies. Reform movements that emerged from the Second Great Awakening. A closer look at the temperance movement, the abolitionists movement, and women's suffrage efforts: their leaders and effects on each other.G

3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Manifest Destiny?"  American expansion into the west. Tensions between Mexico and the United States over Texas. The Mexican War and its aftermath. Discovery of gold in California in 1848, and the rush for riches. How the gold rush changed lives of the Californios and Native Americans, the Chinese workers and those lured by the luster of gold.G

4:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The Way We Were?"  Sources of economic growth: government spending, suburban development, rise of the West. Capital, labor, and the new economies. Expansion of science and technology. The consuming nation. The family?changing roles and expectations.G

4:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The Other America"  People on the margins: rural and inner city poverty. Civil Rights movement: Brown v. Board of Education, expansion of the movement. Eisenhower's Republicanism: the welfare state, the decline of McCarthyism, and the Cold War continued.G

5:00 am 
Inside Out  "Out of Balance"  Samuel Barondes, author of Better Than Prozac characterizes psychological disorders as "exaggerations of what we all experience." But these disorders that fill hundreds of pages in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual make life more challenging for our neighbor next door and across the world. This episode looks at the incidence and symptoms of anxiety disorders, in all of their many variations, and personality disorders. D

5:30 am 
Inside Out  "Going to Extremes"  David Myers refers to depression as the "common cold of psychological disorders." This episode looks at the two major categories of mood disorders - depression and bipolar disorder - and at the cluster of psychoses known as schizophrenia. The very personal experiences of psychologists Kay Redfield Jamison, author of The Unquiet Mind, and Stephen Hinshaw, author of The Years of Silence are Past, adds a significant dimension to the experience and understanding of these illnesses. D

6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Severely Impaired Premature Babies - Technology has allowed premature and critically ill newborn babies to survive, but sometimes with major problems. Dr. John Lantos, Ethicist at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, says, "The big question today is, of the survivors, how many survive without devastating neurologic impairments or other chronic medical problems." Betty Rollin speaks with physicians, families and a chaplain at Children's Mercy's Intensive Care unit about wrestling with issues of life and death. D

6:30 am 
Visionaries, The  "TreePeople & Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy"  There is a danger in the story you are about to see. It's that you might not see the forest for the trees. Forty years ago, a teenager from LA began organizing thousands of people to plant trees to restore the forests around Los Angeles that were being killed by the smog that engulfed the city. D

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Whooping Cough"  Patient Story: Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious illness that can cause many complications. It's also a disease that can be prevented. Cheri Rae shares the heartbreaking story of how her son's bout with pertussis changed his life. D

7:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Good Enough for Grandma"  Grandma joins Lidia to taste two trusty recipes. A creamy Ricotta and Vegetable Crostata, and a home-style Semolina and Escarole Soup. D

8:00 am 
Baking Made Easy  "Flat Breads All Day"  Breads don't need to rise in order to shine. Lauren shows how easy it is to bake Homemade Flour Tortillas, Flat-Bread Sesame Crackers, Fried Indian Bread. D

8:30 am 
Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea  "Pizza Party"  Today's show is a PIZZA Palooza. These healthy pizza are loaded with flavor, nutrition and FUN! Turkey Sausage, Red Onion, Goat Cheese and Green Apple Pizza and Many Mushroom Pizza with Smoked Mozzarella and Shallot. A mini grab-n-go perfect for an afterschool snack: Mini Muffin Pizza w/Canadian Bacon. D

9:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Good Morning Fiesta"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a zesty breakfast menu featuring "Tofu Ranchero," a slightly spicy dish served with fresh tomato sauce. For a baked treat, "Cornbread and Sweet Pepper Mini-Muffins" wakes up sleepy taste buds, while "Pineapple, Banana and Strawberry Smoothie" presents a frosty and fruity beverage to get the morning started on an energizing note. D

9:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Potatoes"  In this episode, Martha offers a primer on this favorite starch. She begins with scalloped potatoes, also known as potatoes gratin: thinly sliced potatoes cooked in milk and baked in a cream mixture with cheese. Next comes a recipe that's become synonymous with American food: potato salad. D

10:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexitalian!"  Pati has tons of fun in her kitchen creating a full menu featuring the perfect blend of Italian and Mexican cuisines, two styles that have managed to mingle in Mexican homes for centuries. Recipe 1: Fish over Fennel Salad with a Jalapeno and Olive Salsa; Recipe 2: Guajillo & Garlic Pasta; Recipe 3: Cucumber Martini. D

10:30 am 
The Mind of a Chef  "Southerners"  It's Sean's mission in life to expose to the world the regional varieties of Southern cuisine and to erase the misconception that southern cuisine is all the same. In this episode, he explores a few of the unique regional cuisines in the South. Chef Steven Satterfield from Georgia cooks okra and grits. D

11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Decadent Desserts"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the Best Chocolate Tart. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews a few of her favorite kitchen gadgets. Then, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the Best Butterscotch Pudding at home. D

11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Casual"  Scrapbooking can get very regimented - with the right way to use a product or the correct way to lay out a page. Today we're encouraging a more casual approach - one that fits your life style and design aesthetics. Take a casual approach to your scrapbooking with two "hello" themed pages, scrapbook sketches from Kelly Purkey, and five ways to use lattice designs from Sara Naumann. D

12:00 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "A Farmer's Icon, Part 4"  In the final stage of this painting, Jerry continues highlighting the barn, adds the details of the fence, broken boards and a gate. Pure pigment is utilized to brighten the barn and the use of a script brush will add the necessary cracks and holes in the wood of the barn. Jerry uses the complementary colors and highlights in and around the barn to create the focal point in a bright and cheerful painting. D

12:30 pm 
Aviators   Aircraft ownership: Kurtis exploring the varied costs and entry points of flying for everyone from the weekend warrior to the rich and famous. Airpark living: When your driveway is a runway, life is good. and as airparks go, this place is Heavenly! Pilot profile - Pete McLeod: Jeff talks to the Red Bull Air Racer about life as a high-adrenalin, competitive flyer. D

1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Made in the Shade"  Fence contractor Mark Bushway installs a custom PVC fence and arbor. Tile contractor Eric Ferrante creates a marble herringbone pattern in the powder room, while his brother Mark presents the grout color options for the faux slate floor in the mudroom. Tom builds a sliding barn door using salvaged antique wood from the attic. D

1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Simple Table/Getting Rid of Tree Stumps"  Tom and Kevin build a simple table from solid fir, and Kevin works with a wood-finishing expert to stain and finish it. Roger shows a homeowner how to get rid of tree stumps. And Richard discusses the state of solar energy. D

2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Shop Jigs"  Affordable solutions to everyday woodworking challenges. D

2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Rice Paper Divider"  In this episode of Rough Cut, Tommy builds an elegant and versatile bass wood room divider. In Japan they're called shoji which means screen and they can be used to partition a room or filter light in front of a window. For our Rough Cut Road Trip, we're heading to a shoji workshop in Queens, NY, where craftsmen create screens according to ancient Japanese methods. D

3:00 pm 
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3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Discover how sea oats are helping one state save its shoreline. Visit a North Carolina nursery using robots to deliver plants for your garden. Examine the research going into creating new plants at Burpee Seeds. D

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Inside Animal Minds: Bird Genius"  Researchers are discovering that some creatures master skills purportedly restricted to humans. Many are bird brains. Meet a cockatoo with a talent for picking locks. See a wild crow on a mission to solve an eight-step puzzle box so quickly his performance has to be captured with high-speed photography. NOVA examines whether these are skills revealing high intelligence, or just parlor tricks and the result of training and instinct. Part 3 of 3G

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Fighting for the Four Freedoms"  In January 1941, less than a year before Pearl Harbor and America's entry into World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's State of the Union address made it clear that a fight was inevitable, a fight to preserve, protect and defend four essential freedoms: freedom of speech and religion and freedom from want and fear. This week on Moyers & Company (check local listings), historian Harvey J. Kaye, author of the new book, The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, talks with Bill Moyers about FDR's speech and how it was the cornerstone for the kind of progressive society Roosevelt hoped for but did not live to see at war's end. Today, the Four Freedoms have been diminished and defiled by a society that gives money and power the strongest voice. D

5:30 pm 

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend   On Saturday, are impoverished people being jailed because they can't afford to pay fines? PBS Newshour Weekend takes an in-depth look at what some are calling the return of the debtor's prison. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. D

6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips"  Rick takes in more of the artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages. Then he takes side trips to a couple of rival cities and cultural capitals in their own right - Pisa and Luca. He marvels at the tipsy tower, circles a city on its ramparts, and enjoys some Puccini in the composer's hometown. Part 2 of 2G

7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Los Angeles"  The whole cast proclaims "California, Here I Come." Bobby and Cissy dance to "High Society" in a replica of the Hollywood Palladium. Sandi and Salli are at the airport "Leavin' on a Jet Plane." Dick Dale tells "A Whale of a Tale" fishing off the Malibu coast.G

8:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Next Kiss Please"  Compo unwisely bets Foggy that Nora Batty will, of her own free will, kiss him.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Richard has no hiding place from Hyacinth now that early retirement has been thrust upon him.G

9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Getting Rid of Gwen"  Lionel's chattering secretary still offers helpful suggestions. Jean devises a plan to give Lionel some relief.G

9:30 pm 
Hebburn  "Stairway to Hebburn"  Joe shows romantic signs of recovery. Pauline's new cupcake business is on the upswing. Sarah and Jack receive an unexpected visit from Sarah's dad, Ben, who drops a bombshell.G

10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Y2 Cans"  As a fund raiser, the men sell rusty unlabeled food cans left over from the Y2K scare. Then, Red uses a toilet plunger to build a riding lawnmower.G

10:30 pm 
My Family  "The Wax Job"  Ben decides to sell his dental practice and take up a hobby, which he finds even more boring. Meanwhile Susan's move up the art gallery ladder leads to more than one fall.G

11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Night Terrors"  The Doctor receives a distress call from the scariest place in the Universe, a child's bedroom. Terrified of the monsters in his cupboard, George's pleas for help break through the barriers of all time and space.G

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