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October 13, 2012
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2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Rivals and Friends"  Election of 1796, first contested presidential election, won by John Adams. His opponent, Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president. Adam's difficult relationship with cabinet, congress, and Jefferson. Struggle with France on the high seas; the Alien and Sedition Acts set stage for election of 1800, won narrowly by Jefferson. Lame-duck Congress changes court structure; Adams appoints Federalists to new posts before he leaves office. Jefferson challenges appointments. Role of Chief Justice John Marshall and Marbury vs. Madison decision in strengthening Supreme Court.G

2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Best Laid Plans"  Republican desire to minimize national government and encourage small town/agrarian lifestyles overtaken during Jefferson's presidency by economic vitality and growth of cities, beginnings of industrialization, the Louisiana Purchase, expansion to the west. Jefferson's embargo in response to Napoleonic Wars hurts economy of northeast. Election of James Madison in 1808; Jefferson lifts embargo as he leaves office. The War of 1812.G

3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "The 1920s ... Beyond The Glitter"  The culture of the 1920s. America's economy and the labor force. Prosperity and consumerism vs. abject poverty. Political and cultural conflict: immigration legislation and Prohibition. Harlem Renaissance, the Scopes trial. The three conservative Republican presidents of the era: Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover.G

3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Hard Times"  Events leading to the stock market crash and Great Depression. How the Depression affects various population segments. Unemployment and relief efforts. Herbert Hoover's attempts to alleviate the Depression. Election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.G

4:00 am 
Inside Out  "The Learning Machine"  With neurons in the brain continually associating one event with another, it's no wonder neuroscientist Michael Merzenich describes what's in our head as "a learning machine." This lesson delves into the multiple ways humans and animals learn, with case studies on classical and operant conditioning, as well as Albert Bandura's work on pro-social observational learning.G

4:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Mind's Storehouse"  Is memory reliable? Why is it that we remember where we were on 9/11, but not the day before? These questions and others are tackled by leading memory researchers who discuss topics such as encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory. Demonstrations of short term memory are also presented and renowned researcher, Elizabeth Loftus, explains her role in debunking the phenomenon of repressed memories.G

5:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Birth of a Theory"  Traces origins of the ideas of continental drift and sea-floor spreading, and their contributions to the plate tectonics theory.G

5:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Plate Dynamics"  Introduces theory and concepts about the movements of Earth's plates.G

6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  "Magic of the Snowy Owl"  None of the Above: Who Are They? - Part One of a three-part series on the fast-growing number of Americans - now twenty percent of US adults - who have no affiliation with any religious organization. Host Bob Abernethy reports the results of a joint Pew Forum/Religion &Ethics NewsWeekly survey, released this week, on the characteristics of the unaffiliated, especially the one-third of young people 18 to 29 who describe themselves as atheists, agnostics or "nothing in particular." Why is this group growing so fast, and what are the implications of this growth for politics and religion? Minnesota Marriage Amendment - Minnesotans will vote in the upcoming election on a hotly contested amendment to the state constitution that would define marriage as the union of one man and one woman. D

6:30 am 

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Geriatric Oncology"  As people grow older, the likelihood of getting a cancer diagnosis increases, but there is no one standard treatment for older patients. Beverly Barr Vaughan was diagnosed and treated for colon cancer at the age of 77. Follow this passionate discussion as Beverly and the experts delve into the issue of chronological age versus physiological age. D

7:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Fowl Play"  Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. D

8:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Fonda Favorites"  These home-style dishes are a staple at the small restaurants known as "fondas" in Mexico - and delicious inspiration for busy cooks in American homes today. Make them once, and they'll become a simple but special treat in your own kitchen. Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce (Albondigas); White Rice and Fried Plantains; Tres Leches Cake. D

8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Blanching with Guests Seth & Angela Raynor"  On the premiere episode of Simply Ming, it's all about blanching - the secret to improving color, taste and texture in foods. In the studio Host Ming Tsai cooks on the fly with Nantucket chefs Seth & Angela Raynor. Using the blanching technique and secret ingredients they team up to create two new dishes: Grilled Lobster with Summer Herbed Butter Roasted Potatoes and Fried Pork & Couscous with Peach Sesame Compote. D

9:00 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

9:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Sauces"  Join Martha as she teaches the classic sauces everyone should know how to make: hollandaise, bechamel, beurre blanc and marinara. Each of these easy, adaptable recipes offers a culinary lesson in flavor-building techniques, so viewers can learn to create other sauces in the same family. Martha begins with two different methods for preparing hollandaise sauce, a delicious accompaniment to steamed asparagus and eggs Benedict. D

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 
Cuisine Culture  "Chef Yoram Nitzam"  Chef Yoram Nitzan designs refined and aromatic dishes glorifying the natural flavors of seafood and fish. His ability to combine French classicism, American modernism, and Mediterranean charm has made this superb fish and seafood restaurant consistently one of the very best in the country. Chef Yoram Nitzan demonstrates his famous Langoustine on "Forbidden Risotto", Flavors from the Sea Plate and for desert Turkish Sting!. D

11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Moroccan Feast"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Moroccan-style Chicken Tagine at home with foolproof Couscous that's better than any store-bought brand. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her pick for the best compost bucket. Later, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making your own preserved lemons. D

11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Story Books"  Every picture tells a story and so should every scrapbook page and album. We begin with a butterfly page featuring the story of a vacation. Then, it's an altered journal with Susan Lenart Kazmer. D

12:00 pm 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Bear Day, Part 3"  Jerry begins highlighting and adding shadows to form a three-dimensional shape to the rocks and trees. Part 3 of 4G

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge Project, Part 2 of 15"  The crew removes a central chimney brick-by-brick so the bricks can be re-used on another job, host Kevin O'Connor visits an "eco" resale store, and landscape contractor Roger Cook removes a sick Norway maple with the help of an arborist. D

1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing Bluestone Patio/Hanging Bikes in a Garage"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, 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

2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Queen Anne Lowboy"  Master woodworkers have used certain styles of furniture to match the fashion trends over the ages. Each "Period" furniture trend was often labeled with a royal reign. Queen Anne's reign was so long that many beautiful low tables became masterpieces. D

2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Coopered Leg Table"  On the premiere of Rough Cut Season 3, Tommy creates a beautiful ambrosia maple Coopered Leg Table - perfect for a dining room or office. To get inspiration for the piece, Tommy travels to beautiful Napa Valley for a visit to the incredible Seguin Moreau Cooperage. Here Tommy gets an up close tour of the wine-barrel making process. D

3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Lexus Ls"  Road Test: 2013 Lexus LS. Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Spark. Goss' Garage: Brake Issues. D

3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Travel back in time to Kentucky land that's been farmed by the same family for more than 200 years. Examine the science behind the effort to develop America's best looking lawns. Take you pick of some great apricot recipes and join Louisiana trackers on the hunt for feral hogs destroying farmland. D

4:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Makes Us Human?"  New host David Pogue, technology reporter for the New York Times opens the new season by exploring traits once thought to be uniquely human - language, toolmaking, laughter - to uncover their evolutionary roots. He traces some of the crucial steps that transformed cave men to accountants. His investigations lead him to learn how much of his own DNA comes from a Neanderthal ancestor.G

5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Milwaukee, WI - Part 1"  Collectors bring such treasures as a 1952 Fender Esquire guitar and a late 19th-century child's sled in the shape of a swan. An 18th-century desk and bookcase passed down to the owner from his great-grandfather, a former governor of Connecticut, has a potential value of $250,000 if the two pieces are not marred. Part 1 of 3G

5:59 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Furniture specialist Lennox Cato shares his tips for canny collecting, and Penny Brittain learns that a stitch in time is the watchword of textile conservation.G

6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Ancient Glory"  Rick takes a fresh look at Rome by exploring the traces of life in the capital of the ancient world - visiting the Colosseum and the Pantheon, and viewing the empire's art. Then he goes by bicycle to see the Appian Way and the other marvels of Roman engineering. Part 1 of 3G

7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "County Fair"  This production-filled show captures the fun of a fair including "Cotton Candy and a Toy Balloon." Dick Dale sings "John Henry." Bobby and Cissy have "Fun Goin' To the Fair." The band plays a medley from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel.G

8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Anything You Can Do"  Fed up with complaints about the food, the canteen staff goes on strike and challenges the Ladies and Gents staff to do better.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth is desperate to keep up with the Barker-Finches, who have a bit of local fame at barbecue. She plans a super barbecue special, complete with her own local "celebrity." Richard is far from keen on the whole idea.G

9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Problems, Problems"  Jean and Lionel debate the mini-series to be based on their love story.G

9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Mum and Dad struggle to put things right between them. Karen is worried by her vital role in the school concert. Ben is busy recreating the assault on Everest on the stairs.G

10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Harold's Job"  Harold leaves the Lodge and moves to the city to take a job as as assistant account executive for an international corporation. Ranger Gordon's animated educational films are introduced. Red demonstrates how to clean out your car with a garbage truck.G

10:30 pm 
My Family  "Can't Get No Satisfaction"  Michael and Alfie's internet dating does not go quite according to plan. Kenzo's piano-playing may leave a lot to be desired, but will Ben's attempt to get his old band together prove a bigger hit?G

11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Girl Who Waited"  Amy is trapped in a quarantine facility for victims of an alien plague - a plague that will kill the Doctor in a day. The Doctor can use the TARDIS to smash through time and break in, but then Rory is on his own. Can he rescue Amy before she is killed by kindness?G

11:49 pm 
Doctor Who: Confidential  "What Dreams May Come"  NULL

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