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July 12, 2013
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3:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 11. Biology of Sex and Gender"  Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination. D
3:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 12. Biodiversity"  With current extinction rates exceeding those of previous mass extinctions, many biodiversity studies focus on efforts to count the Earth. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Fundamental Forces"  All physical phenomena of nature are explained by four forces: two nuclear forces, gravity, and electricity. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Constitution: Fixed Or Flexible?"  This program examines the search for balance between the original Constitution and the need to interpret and adjust it to meet the needs of changing times. It explains the original Jeffersonian-Madisonian debate, the concept of checks and balances, and the stringent procedures for amending the Constitution. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Thanksgiving/Starting Over"  Rebecca and Kevin enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving celebration with Uncle Brendan's family and Rebecca returns to San Francisco.G
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "T-Bone, Dog About Town/Clifford's Big Heart"  "T-Bone, Dog About Town"--A cute little poodle named Mimi comes to Birdwell Island on vacation, and T-Bone gets a crush. He starts trying to be the kind of dog he thinks she will like, but learns that it's always best to just be yourself. "Clifford's Big Heart"--Clifford works hard to try to make Emily the perfect Valentine to show her how much he loves her. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "All About D.W./Blockheads"  All About D.W. - When Emily gets the starring role in the preschool play, D.W. is beside herself with jealousy. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother"  Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them?G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep"  George uses recycled materials to builds a periscope and goes undercover to solve a mystery.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones"  Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket. Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Dr. Dolittle"  Red's adorable new puppy is whimpering and whining and she just doesn't know why! So Super Why, Wonder Red, Alpha Pig and Princess Presto ask the advice of a boy who understands what animals need because he can talk to them! But will Dolittle be able to look after all his pets once the fur and feathers settle? Educational Objectives: To learn about caring for animals, explore spelling, rhyme with ACK words, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Train Submarine: A Sea Turtle Tale/Rocket Train"  Our Pteranodon family is on the beach watching small eggs hatch and baby Archelon turtles emerge, and start to swim away. Our family and Mr. Conductor get into the Dinosaur Train Submarine and follow the baby Archelons who discover their own facts of nature - that their mother doesn't stay with them after they're born, and that they will grow up to be giant-sized sea turtles. Tiny and Buddy find out that a newer train will be riding the same tracks as the Dinosaur Train. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Figure It Out Baby"  Alan and Telly are very excited that their favorite singer, LMNOP, is performing on Sesame Street. Alan is arranging his memorabilia from previous concerts when LMNOP approaches asking where his entourage is. After a phone call, LMNOP finds out that they are in San Diego and says that his performance on Sesame Street will have to be canceled. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Something Special for Dad/I Love You, Mom"  Something Special for Dad - Daniel notices how happy Dad is to have received a letter from Grandpere. Daniel really loves Dad, so he decides to send him a letter that will make him glad too. He goes to the Post Office with Mom, where he learns how letters are sorted and mailed. 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  "Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L"  Welcome Home, Duck - Frog, excited about Duck's return from a long vacation, makes a "Welcome Home" banner to hang over Duck's nest. Problem is, the dock connecting Frog's log to Duck's nest has broken, so Frog has to find another way across. Frog tries building a SOCK and a BLOCK to replace the dock, but it's not until he builds a ROCK that he can land on, halfway across the pond, that he's able to get across the water to duck's nest. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou Shows Responsibility"  Borrowed Book: Miss Martin agrees to loan Caillou a preschool book, as long as he promises to take good care of it. Caillou agrees, but when he returns home he soon realizes the book is gone. Oh no! He lost it! Feeling badly, Caillou goes to great lengths to recreate the book - only to find out he left it in the preschool's playground. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Ahora Mismo: Spain"  When Ben arrives too late to get a pony ride he must learn how to wait the hard way. He's always wanted a horse and now it looks as if he's missed his opportunity. Luckily, Barney takes him to Spain where they meet Regalo, a dancing horse! Ben and Barney return to the park just in time for Ben to get a pony ride after all!. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Good Deeds"  It is a busy day in Sodor as Knapford Station is being decorated. Emily is collecting the flowers for the new window boxes, but when Mavis does not say hello, Emily assumes she is sad and chuffs to the quarry to cheer her up with some of the flowers. The flowers end up in the way of the engines' work. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep"  George uses recycled materials to builds a periscope and goes undercover to solve a mystery.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother"  Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them?G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "A Whole New Francine"  Francine decides to be a nicer person, but is it just a ploy to get invited into The Electric Company?. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Pretty Princess Premiere/Where's Huggy?"  Pretty Princess Premiere - Will Becky be able to attend "The Pretty Princess and Magic Pony" movie premiere or will the Energy Monster foil her chance of seeing Pretty Princess on the silver screen? Vocabulary Words: Anticipate, Premiere. Where's Huggy? - Disaster strikes when Bob goes missing. WordGirl tracks him down by making house calls at the evil villains lairs. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus"  Chris and Martin are on a mission to discover why walrus look so weird, but discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line. The Wild Kratts team must use the walrus features against Zach to save the creatures and return them to their Arctic domain. Science Concepts: Suction. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Unhappily Ever After"  Hacker, longing again for Wicked, devises a deliciously dreadful plan to impress her: He sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king! Wicked, duly impressed, becomes his Queen and together they delight as unhappy endings unfold. To rescue the site, the CyberSquad must get the Book back from Hacker to recapture the unhappy endings, and seal it inside 3 nesting boxes with precisely fitting lids . all before sundown! Of course, Hacker has destroyed the lids, but the kids enlist the carpentry skills of one of the Three Little Pigs. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "That Sculpture Isn't Yours, It's Mime"  Ruff learns that he's horrible at charades. To help him figure out how to act without making a sound, he sends Emmie and Marc to meet some mimes. Then he sends Jay and Rubye to learn how to make sculptures that move called kinetic sculptures. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, UPS, the world's biggest package delivery company, issues a warning to investors that its earnings won't be as strong as originally thought. What does this bellwether say about the health of the economy? And, more baby boomers are taking up options trading. But do the risks outweigh the rewards?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Filmmaker Dawn Porter"  Marcia Franklin interviews film producer Dawn Porter, whose documentary "Gideon's Army" follows several public defenders in the south as they struggle not only to help their clients, but also to stay afloat financially and emotionally. The two discuss why Porter wanted to make the film, and what she learned about the public defender system 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright that all Americans, regardless of their economic status, have a right to an attorney when accused of a crime.G
8:00 pm 
Scott & Bailey   Detective Constable Rachel Bailey, 30, is a friend and colleague of Detective Constable Janet Scott, 56, on the Manchester Metropolitan Police Murder Investigation Team. Recently dumped by her married lover Nick Savage, Rachel joins Janet to investigate the death of a pregnant Turkish girl. Meanwhile Janet is approached by an old friend to reopen a cold case.G
9:00 pm 
Dirk Gently   Dirk and MacDuff's client Mr. Edwards believes his life is in danger - and the Pentagon is to blame. Dirk is glad for the money but thinks his client is a crazed conspiracy theorist. When Edwards winds up dead, things get complicated and Dirk chooses to shift to a simpler case. But then connections begin to appear.G
10:00 pm 
American Masters  "A Letter to Elia"  Martin Scorsese and co-director-writer Kent Jones fashion a film about director Elia Kazan that reveals the man through his work. Clips from his films are layered and juxtaposed with archival footage of Kazan himself being interviewed. This is interspersed with straight-to-camera exposition from Scorsese. The script emphasizes Kazan's use of realism, locations and subtlety of performances.G
11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Grover Norquist On Immigration"  Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist talks with IdahoPTV host Marcia Franklin about why immigration reform makes fiscal sense.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Great Vibrations"  Bob is conducting a class of kids playing different musical instruments. Abby walks by and is amazed by the beautiful music. Bob offers to teach her, but first, she needs to choose an instrument. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story"  Friends Help Each Other - Daniel spends the day at Katerina Kittycat's house. Katerina is excited to show Daniel a birthday tea-party she set up all by herself for her stuffed animals! Katerina accidentally knocks the tea set on the floor, and is very upset that she ruined the party. Luckily, Daniel is a helpful friend and they reassemble the party together. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Speaks Martha's Worst Best Day/Truman's Brother"  Martha's Worst Best Day - Why is Martha so grumpy? She's offended just about everybody with her insults. Truman's Brother - Truman and TD both wish they had a brother. If Skits and Martha can be sort of siblings, why can't the two of them?G
6:00 am 
Nature  "Crash: A Tale of Two Species"  The humble horseshoe crab, virtually unchanged for 300 million years, produces millions of eggs. They are the lifeline for a tiny bird called a red knot, which migrates 10,000 miles from South America to the Arctic. But even as humans discover medical uses for the crab, its numbers are plummeting.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns"  Rick tours the innovative medieval hospital in Siena and a bakery that makes panforte. He explores the Chianti region and spends a night at a farmhouse where he learns about the Slow Food Movement before following the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Berlin"  Rudy leads the way through world-class cultural sites to feel the city's past and see the future. Then it is off to shop at KaDeWe department store.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Hummingbirds: from Desert to Jungle"  Beginning in the Sonoran Desert and finishing in Ecuador's mountaintop preserve of Loma Alta, this episode examines the life of the hummingbird. Southern Arizona is the perfect place to start, as it lays along the migratory route for these "winged jewels" and makes for an ideal place to study birds that come from as far away as British Columbia and Alaska. Then host David Yetman climbs to the mountaintop preserve of Loma Alta to join scientists as they research "hummers" found in the fog forest. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Fruiteroni Pizza"  This is a twist to the usual pizza with all the usual toppings, but we're tossing on some fresh stone fruit. Yes, it's true, a pizza with fresh slices of peaches, plums and pluots. Be ready to shock your taste buds because this combination creates the most amazing and tantalizing flavors coming your way. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Winter Gardening (Harborside, ME)"  We visit Maine and gardening guru, Eliot Coleman, who shares his knowledge on growing vegetables year round in even the coldest climates. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Grand Staircase, Port Pollution, Gas Drilling Supports Conservation"  Paleontologists find new dinosaur species in nearly two million acres of deep canyons at Grand Staircase Escalante Monument in Utah and Arizona.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Fun Modern Cakes"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Strawberry Dream Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake lifters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of milk chocolate. D
10:30 am 
Aviators   F-22: The world's most advanced stealth jet fighter and it's home at the Nellis Air Force Base. Light Sport Aircraft: Sport aviation is the fastest growing category of aviation and Sonex's aircraft are among the sector's most popular. Learning to Fly - Rock Star Edition, Part 1: We hang out with Motley Crue's lead singer Vince Neil as he starts taking flight lessons!. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Lost Creek Band; Jus' Cauz Band. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Figure It Out Baby"  Alan and Telly are very excited that their favorite singer, LMNOP, is performing on Sesame Street. Alan is arranging his memorabilia from previous concerts when LMNOP approaches asking where his entourage is. After a phone call, LMNOP finds out that they are in San Diego and says that his performance on Sesame Street will have to be canceled. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Train Submarine: A Sea Turtle Tale/Rocket Train"  Our Pteranodon family is on the beach watching small eggs hatch and baby Archelon turtles emerge, and start to swim away. Our family and Mr. Conductor get into the Dinosaur Train Submarine and follow the baby Archelons who discover their own facts of nature - that their mother doesn't stay with them after they're born, and that they will grow up to be giant-sized sea turtles. Tiny and Buddy find out that a newer train will be riding the same tracks as the Dinosaur Train. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Prince and the Pauper"  Whyatt thinks his house is too loud while Princess Pea believes her home is too quiet! Would the friends be better-off if they switched places? To look for a solution, Super Why and his friends encounter two friends just as they are about to switch houses. A prince on the farm and a pauper in a castle soon leads to chaos and confusion! Where will everyone be the happiest? Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones"  Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket. Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. D
2:30 pm 
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
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Dolphin's Flight"  Paint the playful dolphins emphasizing motion and character.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 
Journeys In India  "Agra and Its Environs"  Agra is home to India's most recognizable monument-the Taj Mahal. First, we tour the Agra Fort and learn its role in the incredible history behind the Taj Mahal's construction. Bill takes us to a factory where we learn how the craft of stone inlay that adorns the Taj Mahal, is still made today. D
4:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "The Sacred Island"  Host Carl Safina is on the island of Pemba, part of the Zanzibar chain off the east African coast. The island's reefs and lagoons, once threatened by resort development, are now managed by, and for, the local villages' fishermen. Safina fishes with them and learns about their traditions of stewardship of the world and its resources.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Crash: A Tale of Two Species"  The humble horseshoe crab, virtually unchanged for 300 million years, produces millions of eggs. They are the lifeline for a tiny bird called a red knot, which migrates 10,000 miles from South America to the Arctic. But even as humans discover medical uses for the crab, its numbers are plummeting.G
7:00 pm 
Journeys In India  "Agra and Its Environs"  Agra is home to India's most recognizable monument-the Taj Mahal. First, we tour the Agra Fort and learn its role in the incredible history behind the Taj Mahal's construction. Bill takes us to a factory where we learn how the craft of stone inlay that adorns the Taj Mahal, is still made today. D
7:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "The Sacred Island"  Host Carl Safina is on the island of Pemba, part of the Zanzibar chain off the east African coast. The island's reefs and lagoons, once threatened by resort development, are now managed by, and for, the local villages' fishermen. Safina fishes with them and learns about their traditions of stewardship of the world and its resources.G
8:00 pm 
Wild Africa  "Jungle"  At Africa's heart, there is a vast tropical rainforest - a bubbling cauldron of evolution, a giant experiment with life. This film shows how plants dominate this green world by employing poisons, recruiting defensive armies, feeding off the dead, and enslaving animals for pollination and seed dispersal. For predatory animals, they must first find their prey in this tangled place, and evade toxins found among animals and plants. Part 5 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Changing Seas  "Grouper Moon"  During the winter full moons Nassau grouper gather in large numbers to spawn. Most of the known spawning sites have been fished out, but the Cayman Islands are home to the last great reproductive population of this endangered species. D
9:30 pm 
Changing Seas  "Coastal Carnivores"  Scientists studying the coastal Everglades have made some perplexing discoveries. Bull sharks are living upstream where alligators should thrive, and gators are swimming out to the ocean to feed. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Crash: A Tale of Two Species"  The humble horseshoe crab, virtually unchanged for 300 million years, produces millions of eggs. They are the lifeline for a tiny bird called a red knot, which migrates 10,000 miles from South America to the Arctic. But even as humans discover medical uses for the crab, its numbers are plummeting.G
11:00 pm 
Journeys In India  "Agra and Its Environs"  Agra is home to India's most recognizable monument-the Taj Mahal. First, we tour the Agra Fort and learn its role in the incredible history behind the Taj Mahal's construction. Bill takes us to a factory where we learn how the craft of stone inlay that adorns the Taj Mahal, is still made today. D
11:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "The Sacred Island"  Host Carl Safina is on the island of Pemba, part of the Zanzibar chain off the east African coast. The island's reefs and lagoons, once threatened by resort development, are now managed by, and for, the local villages' fishermen. Safina fishes with them and learns about their traditions of stewardship of the world and its resources.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Vision for a Nation"  Delegates meet in Philadelphia, May 1787 to create a government with sufficient power to govern vast territory. The convention, closed to public, chaired by George Washington. Controversy over basis for representation in House of Representatives and slavery issues; over sovereignty and limiting national power. Ground rules for ratification process. Debate between Federalists and Anti-federalists; winning approval. George Washington, first elected president, puts plan to work. Different philosophies within cabinet, Federalist vs. Republican. Washington declines to run for third term.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 
SciGirls  "Underwater Eco-Adventure"  SciGirls Elle and Meg scuba dive to protect the biodiversity of their favorite Catalina reefs. D
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  "Phipps Conservatory - The Greenest Conservatory in the World"  Pittsburgh, PA. - Over 100 years ago, wealthy businessman Henry Phipps built the Phipps Conservatory as a gift to the city of Pittsburg at the height of our nation's industrial revolution. Today Phipps has become a model for public gardens and conservatories around the world for sustainable building practices, energy conservation and eco-friendly methods. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus"  Chris and Martin are on a mission to discover why walrus look so weird, but discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line. The Wild Kratts team must use the walrus features against Zach to save the creatures and return them to their Arctic domain. Science Concepts: Suction. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "More Than Pizza/Piu' Della Pizza"  Mary Ann says goodbye to ordinary, everyday pizza and uses its dough to create a mouthwatering Spinach and Cheese Tart in a savory pumpkin seed Crust. Then she turns heads - and dough - to put a new twist on an old favorite by making Pepperoni Pizza Pretzels. Don't order take out. D
6:30 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Elise Wiggins, Chocolate and Cherry Cake"  Nick shares his recipe for Pork Chops with Nancibella Sauce before being joined by Denver's Elise Wiggins from Panzano, who demonstrates Chocolate and Cherry Cake. D
7:00 am 
Rick Steves Special  "A Symphonic Journey"  Rick Steves, America's leading authority on European travel, teams up with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra and maestro Michael Miropolsky for a musical journey that begins in the United States, and touches down in seven different European countries. The special, taped at the Edmonds Center for the Arts near Seattle, Wash., celebrates music's power to stir the patriotic soul. D
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012, Secondary Spaces"  Finishing touches are coming together: the driveway, walk-in closets, home automation and some remarkable wallpaper in the powder room. Norm visits local glass artist Carrie Gustafson to see how she's making the foyer light, and Tom's helping the homeowner John Stone build a quick and easy workbench with one trip to the home center. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Kitchen Cabinet Retrofit"  Simple, affordable Kitchen Renovations. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Gardens & Art"  P. Allen Smith shares tips on decorating flower vases, adding garden ornaments to any landscape, and takes us along as he tours the fountains of Tower Grove Park in St. Louis, Missouri, the Monet Garden at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, and the unique sculptures at the Bernice Gardens in Little Rock, Arkansas. D
9:30 am 
Winemakers  "Can You Sell It?"  Small winemakers, like the ones the winner will become, wear many hats. And one of the most important hats is sales person. The contestants must work as three teams of three at a popular wine tasting bar during one of the busiest weekends in wine country. D
10:00 am 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Sweaters"  Robyn is first up with a fashionable granny square sweater designed by Tammy Hildebrand and then Kristin will show how to knit a directional rib cardigan by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square this week is a crochet Scalloped Shell. D
10:30 am 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 1"  (18 x 24 Acrylic) In this opening segment, Jerry shows his viewers how to under-paint the background of the forest with the large hake brush using a gradation of colors and values. Then he shows how to under-paint the reflections in the water using the hake brush. He finishes the program with under-painting the middle ground and rocky area. D
11:00 am 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "By The Sea"  Seafood may come from the water, but nothing brings out its briny succulence like the high, dry, smoky heat of the grill. This truth is readily apparent on the beaches of Brazil, at the waterfront grill stalls in Asia, and the seaside communities of the Yucatan. Here are three great grilled seafood dishes that solve the age-old problems of fish sticking to the grill grate or breaking apart when you go to turn it: Brazilian coconut grilled shrimp, Asian garlic grilled halibut, and snapper grilled in banana leaves, Yucatan-style. D
11:30 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "Southern California"  Caprial and John visit Oregon wineries. In the kitchen, they sear scallops with lemongrass ginger sauce, grill mushrooms for salad and make lamb chops with spicy tomato coulis.G
12:00 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
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "Saying Goodbye/Leaving Home"  Rebecca gives her final music lesson, while her father secretly goes shopping for a car to give her. The show concludes with a review and a brief discussion about the drama.G
1:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part I)"  How do we wage war when the enemy dresses as civilians and children throw bombs? Generals William Westmoreland, David Jones, and Brent Scowcroft, correspondents Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace, and others question the duty to follow orders and a commander's obligation to protect soldiers.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "A Precarious Experiment"  Peace Treaty (1783) with Great Britain negotiated by Richard Oswald, John Jay, and Benjamin Franklin. Uncertainties facing young country. Effects of war on new nation's people, politics, and economy. Difficulty of functioning as "nation" under Articles of Confederation. Partial resolution of controversies related to western lands, but not problem of mounting national debt. Annapolis Convention to modify Articles of Confederation fails to attract enough delegates.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Vision for a Nation"  Delegates meet in Philadelphia, May 1787 to create a government with sufficient power to govern vast territory. The convention, closed to public, chaired by George Washington. Controversy over basis for representation in House of Representatives and slavery issues; over sovereignty and limiting national power. Ground rules for ratification process. Debate between Federalists and Anti-federalists; winning approval. George Washington, first elected president, puts plan to work. Different philosophies within cabinet, Federalist vs. Republican. Washington declines to run for third term.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 
SciGirls  "Underwater Eco-Adventure"  SciGirls Elle and Meg scuba dive to protect the biodiversity of their favorite Catalina reefs. D
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  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Unhappily Ever After"  Hacker, longing again for Wicked, devises a deliciously dreadful plan to impress her: He sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king! Wicked, duly impressed, becomes his Queen and together they delight as unhappy endings unfold. To rescue the site, the CyberSquad must get the Book back from Hacker to recapture the unhappy endings, and seal it inside 3 nesting boxes with precisely fitting lids . all before sundown! Of course, Hacker has destroyed the lids, but the kids enlist the carpentry skills of one of the Three Little Pigs. D
6:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "Sweaters"  Robyn is first up with a fashionable granny square sweater designed by Tammy Hildebrand and then Kristin will show how to knit a directional rib cardigan by Irina Poludennko. Afghan square this week is a crochet Scalloped Shell. D
6:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 1"  (18 x 24 Acrylic) In this opening segment, Jerry shows his viewers how to under-paint the background of the forest with the large hake brush using a gradation of colors and values. Then he shows how to under-paint the reflections in the water using the hake brush. He finishes the program with under-painting the middle ground and rocky area. D
7:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. Recipes: Salmorejo and Spanish Lamb Stew. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Pasta Sauces"  Homemade pasta sauces far outshine store-bought jars. In this episode, Martha creates four mouthwatering versions: traditional, slow-cooked Bolognese; a quick-and-easy puttanesca; a rich carbonara; and a light but unforgettable sauce made with bottarga, a preserved fish roe that is a specialty of southern Italy. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012, Secondary Spaces"  Finishing touches are coming together: the driveway, walk-in closets, home automation and some remarkable wallpaper in the powder room. Norm visits local glass artist Carrie Gustafson to see how she's making the foyer light, and Tom's helping the homeowner John Stone build a quick and easy workbench with one trip to the home center. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of Austria and Italy"  Tirolean Innsbruck offers a towering Olympic ski jump and a dirndl- clad world of alpine thrills. Follow the Brenner Pass to Italy's rugged Dolomites for Alps with pasta.G
9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "Madhya Pradesh, India - India's Rural Heart"  Joseph continues his passage through the heart of India with an expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve. He then visits the princely town of Maheshwar where he celebrates sunrise and witnesses morning rituals along the holy Narmada River. In the city of Indore he joins the crowds for the Diwali Festival - a celebration of good over evil and the glory of light. D
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "St. Louis: Macaroni & Cheese: An American Favorite, Inspired by Italy"  NULL
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Road Food at Home"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Slow-Cooker BBQ Brisket. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for slow cookers. Next, Chris visits Harpoon Brewery to discover the best beers for cooking. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "On The Road In San Antonio with Chef Elizabeth Kossick"  San Antonio is home to one of the country's leading culinary schools - the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) where Ming teams up with the CIA's own Chef Elizabeth Kossick. Working in their unique Latin Kitchen, Ming and Elizabeth use ingredients fresh from Elizabeth's extensive pepper garden. The focus of the dishes will be Peruvian with Ming adding his own personal twist. D
11:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "By The Sea"  Seafood may come from the water, but nothing brings out its briny succulence like the high, dry, smoky heat of the grill. This truth is readily apparent on the beaches of Brazil, at the waterfront grill stalls in Asia, and the seaside communities of the Yucatan. Here are three great grilled seafood dishes that solve the age-old problems of fish sticking to the grill grate or breaking apart when you go to turn it: Brazilian coconut grilled shrimp, Asian garlic grilled halibut, and snapper grilled in banana leaves, Yucatan-style. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of Austria and Italy"  Tirolean Innsbruck offers a towering Olympic ski jump and a dirndl- clad world of alpine thrills. Follow the Brenner Pass to Italy's rugged Dolomites for Alps with pasta.G
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Tom Reiss (author)/The Whispers (R&B group). D
3:00 am 
Summer of Birds   A SUMMER OF BIRDS details a relatively unknown chapter in the life of renowned naturalist painter, ornithologist and literary figure John James Audubon. Based on the acclaimed book, A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House by award-winning writer Danny Heitman, the documentary chronicles the formative summer Audubon spent in Louisiana in 1821, in the lush surroundings of Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish. There, Audubon began or completed nearly half of the 435 pictures in his famous "Birds of America" collection. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Michael D'Antonio (author). D
5:00 am 
Well Read  "Chris Cleave, Gold"  Two ultra-competitive Olympic speed cyclists are forced to decide whether winning means more than friendship in popular British author Cleave's latest novel. D
5:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Joint Strike: Nato and the Us in the 21st Century"  NATO enjoyed a surge in popularity following the quick success of its air campaign in Libya. The much needed boost in morale comes as NATO moves into its twelfth year in Afghanistan, fighting a war that many see as destined to fail. Can the NATO alliance - forged during the Cold War - ensure global stability in the 21st Century? And should the U.S. D
6:00 am 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G
7:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Ultimate Tut"  Ninety years ago in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the greatest archaeological find in history was made: the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb and its golden treasures. It made Tutankhamen the most famous name in ancient Egyptian history. But the real story has become shrouded in myth - with many mysteries around the tomb unsolved to this day. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Horse Packers & Wagon Masters"  Idahoans who bond with horses and mules to follow dusty trails view Idaho's scenery at leisure and share its past. One man sets a distance record for packing with horse and mule as he rides for charity. Teamsters explore part of the Oregon Trail with wagons and mules, and trail riders head into the Selkirk Mountains.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Grover Norquist On Immigration"  Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist talks with IdahoPTV host Marcia Franklin about why immigration reform makes fiscal sense.G
11:00 am 
Well Read  "Chris Cleave, Gold"  Two ultra-competitive Olympic speed cyclists are forced to decide whether winning means more than friendship in popular British author Cleave's latest novel. D
11:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Joint Strike: Nato and the Us in the 21st Century"  NATO enjoyed a surge in popularity following the quick success of its air campaign in Libya. The much needed boost in morale comes as NATO moves into its twelfth year in Afghanistan, fighting a war that many see as destined to fail. Can the NATO alliance - forged during the Cold War - ensure global stability in the 21st Century? And should the U.S. D
12:00 pm 
NOVA  "Building Pharaoh's Chariot"  A team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers builds and tests two accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. Driving them to their limits in the desert outside Cairo, NOVA's experts test the claim that the chariot marks a crucial turning point in ancient military history.G
1:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Ultimate Tut"  Ninety years ago in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, the greatest archaeological find in history was made: the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb and its golden treasures. It made Tutankhamen the most famous name in ancient Egyptian history. But the real story has become shrouded in myth - with many mysteries around the tomb unsolved to this day. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery   In 1801, the United States ended at the Mississippi River and almost all Americans lived 50 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean. When President Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon, he doubled the country's size. The sudden western expansion of the United States--and rumors of a Northwest Passage that would link the Atlantic with the Pacific--motivated Jefferson to find the great byway to the West. D
7:00 pm 
Blackfeet Encounter   In July 1806, Meriwether Lewis and another member of the Corps of Discovery killed two Blackfeet warriors and marked the only deadly clash between American Indians and the otherwise peaceful Lewis and Clark Expedition. The documentary also depicts the tragedies and challenges endured by the Blackfeet people during the 19th and 20th centuries, including intertribal fighting, massacres, starvation, unemployment, poverty and racism.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, UPS, the world's biggest package delivery company, issues a warning to investors that its earnings won't be as strong as originally thought. What does this bellwether say about the health of the economy? And, more baby boomers are taking up options trading. But do the risks outweigh the rewards?. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Secrets of Althorp - The Spencers   Nineteen generations of Spencers have occupied this childhood home and final resting place of Diana, Princess of Wales. Diana's brother Charles the 9th Earl Spencer provides a personal tour, saying he likes to greet new guests in the library, a room that puts visitors at ease. An ancient globe in the corner of the library also reveals how the world was viewed hundreds of years ago.G

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