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12:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 1. Introducing Our Literary Community"  Meet the eight teachers and their schools featured in the video programs. Learn the guiding principles through which they form their classes into engaged literary communities. Dr. Langer weaves the framework, talking about the ways effective readers interact with text and the ways teachers can foster this kind of learner. D
1:00 am 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture"  Furniture placement and interior design are two of many aspects of domestic architecture that relay information about social attitudes and norms of behavior. This session explores what these interior spaces reveal about the cultural setting and period of a literary text. D
2:00 am 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Focus The Inquiry: Designing The Exploration"  Students' open exploration leads to a range of interests and questions that lead in turn to deeper investigation. This program looks at the design process - how you can guide students to plan and begin their investigations.G
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Glaciers"  Presents the properties of glaciers and assesses their importance in sculpting Earth's surface.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Perfect Competition and Inelastic Demand"  This program presents the inside story of American farming's crises from the 1920s to the present. Updated 2003. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 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
5:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Healthy Back"  NULL
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Babysitter Blues/Saturday Morning"  "Babysitter Blues"--Mr. Bleakman is ready for a quiet relaxing weekend of oil painting, when he is asked to baby-sit Clifford for the day. Mr. Bleakman struggles to find a way to keep Clifford out of his way, but soon detects that the big red dog has much to teach him about being spontaneous and having fun! "Saturday Morning"--When T-Bone's "special Saturday time" with SheriffLewis doesn't turn out the way he expected one week, he goes on a quest to see how others spend their Saturdays. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Sue Ellen's Lost Diary/Arthur's Knee"  As Sue Ellen's friends help her look for her lost diary, they start to wonder -- how come she won't let them read it? What's in this diary anyway? In part two, Arthur's hurt his knee but won't tell Mom because then she'd know he'd been playing down at the dump -- where he was not allowed to go. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Free Hundley/Bag Monkey"  George, Gnocchi and Charkie join forces to try and rescue Hundley from the local pet shelter.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Humpty Dumpty"  Poor Pig is stuck at the tippy top of his brand new slide, and is afraid to come down! The Super Readers fly into the Humpty Dumpty book to find out how he'll get down from that wall. All the King's horses and all the King's men may not be able to help Humpty, but the Super Readers can! In the process, everyone learns a lesson about giving encouragement.G
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Good Mom/Hornucopia"  The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond. Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Good Bird's Club"  Big Bird receives an invitation to join the Good Birds Club. On his way to join he sings about how happy he is to be himself. When Big Bird meets the president of the club, he ridicules Big Bird because of his physical appearance. D
10:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Get Up and Move!"  NULL
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "Castles in the Sea/Get Your Coat"  Castles in the Sea: While playing in the sand on the beach, Duck and Shark discover the perfect home for Shark: a sand castle! But why, oh why, does it disappear every night while Shark is sleeping? When the WordFriends try to hunt down the castle thief, they learn about tides and waves.from a singing Crab. Get Your Coat: Duck thinks Frog doesn't want to play in the rain because Duck accidentally broke Frog's boat. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "New Places and New Things!"  Caillou and family go on a trip on Helen's boat, an old friend of Mom's. Caillou is surprised to find there's a whole house packed into the boat. Caillou learns about wind and sails, and even gets to steer the boat too! When Mom and Dad are getting ready to go out to a restaurant, Caillou doesn't understand why he can't go too! He's disappointed until Julie the babysitter suggests they make their own restaurant, complete with menus! When Caillou accidentally breaks one of his toys because his room is a mess, Mom suggests a way to make cleaning up fun: with colourful stickers and a chart. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "The Blame Game and What's Your Name"  The Blame Game: Marcos accidentally breaks an art show project that Melanie has made. Afraid that she will be angry, he doesn't say anything, but then feels guilty. Barney helps him see that honesty and taking responsibility for what we do is always best. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Snake Bellies"  Zoboo is very excited when an Amazon tree boa and her babies show up in Animal Junction. He gets even more excited when the Kratt Brothers find a snakeskin. In the snakeskin hunt that follows, they find out that the skin doesn't fit the anaconda in the pool.G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Free Hundley/Bag Monkey"  George, Gnocchi and Charkie join forces to try and rescue Hundley from the local pet shelter.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Potato Custom"  Jessica is named Junior Ambassador to the planet Skelecki, that is, until she makes an intergalactic faux pas. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Granny Mayor/Tobey Goes Good"  Granny Mayor - Granny May uses her wily ways to become the Mayor's Senior Aide. WordGirl has to help the Mayor see past her "nice old lady" act to stop him from signing laws which actually help villains commit more crimes. Tobey Goes Good - In order to win WordGirl's heart Tobey decides enters "The Young Inventors Challenge and Friendly Competition. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Octopus Wildkratticus"  When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Trading Places"  (topic: Money) - While attempting to rescue Dr. Marbles, the kids and Digit crash land on cybersite Nowhere, along with Hacker, Buzz and Delete. As a result of the crash, Hacker is shrunk, and Buzz and Delete become smart. In a race to rebuild their cybercraft and save Marbles, Digit and the kids learn to trade and barter and eventually create a monetary system. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "A Whole Flock of Cheese"  Chet has gone on a cheese craze, replacing everything in the doghouse (including the furniture) with cheese-inspiring Ruff to send Emmie on a cheese-themed challenge. Meanwhile, Ruff is searching for his long-lost parents and decides to employ the help of a carrier pigeon. He sends Jay and Rubye out to learn about carrier pigeons and then compete in a race against one!. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Sue Ellen's Lost Diary/Arthur's Knee"  As Sue Ellen's friends help her look for her lost diary, they start to wonder -- how come she won't let them read it? What's in this diary anyway? In part two, Arthur's hurt his knee but won't tell Mom because then she'd know he'd been playing down at the dump -- where he was not allowed to go. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Castles in the Sea/Get Your Coat"  Castles in the Sea: While playing in the sand on the beach, Duck and Shark discover the perfect home for Shark: a sand castle! But why, oh why, does it disappear every night while Shark is sleeping? When the WordFriends try to hunt down the castle thief, they learn about tides and waves.from a singing Crab. Get Your Coat: Duck thinks Frog doesn't want to play in the rain because Duck accidentally broke Frog's boat. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   China's growth slows, as its housing market overheats. Washington Correspondent Darren Gersh looks at if this could derail the global recovery. The U.S. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
8:00 pm 
Iceberg That Sank The Titanic   This film traces the story of a single snowflake that triggered the creation of an iceberg set on a collision course with history. The show examines the glacier that produced the iceberg and the arctic wildlife that calls the glacier home. And it examines the warming future that could produce a new generation of "mega-bergs" to move into today's busy shipping lanes.G
9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Garden of Death, Part 2"  More deaths occur and within the current investigation, Barnaby and Troy solve a five-year-murder. But as the investigation deepens, Barnaby finds older and more deep-seated motives than the threat of the new tea room poses. Part 2 of 2G
10:00 pm 
Art in the Twenty-First Century  "Change"  This intermittent series begins a new season of shows with art that represents change. Artists Ai Weiwei, El Anatsui and Catherine Opie bear witness through their work, to transformation - cultural, material and aesthetic - and actively engage communities as collaborators and subjects. Part 1 of 4G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Happy Camping"  Pearl throws Howard out; Howard in turn announces he is finished with women and will go off into the wilderness - with goodies from Aunty's shop. Before he can leave though, Pearl sees him once again with another woman.G
12:30 am 
The Red Green Show  "The New Monument"  The lodge inherits an old army tank and gets it running. Red shows how to teenproof a car. Bill tries axe throwing.G
1:00 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Stately Home"  Hyacinth looks forward to soaking up a little culture at her favorite stately home.G
1:30 am 
Mr. Bean  "Merry Christmas Mr. Bean"  Excited about Christmas, Mr. Bean befriends a Salvation Army band, the drives home with the tallest tree he can find.G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Rainbow Show"  Elmo is drawing when he looks up in the sky and sees a rainbow! Wow! Elmo rushes to show everybody, but when Rosita arrives, the rainbow has disappeared. Elmo asks Leela if there is something he can do to bring the rainbow back. Leela offers to draw a picture of a rainbow. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "All My Senses"  Sid wants to know about all his different senses. At school, Sid and his friends embark on a quest to explore vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste!. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Td's Magic/Scaredy Cat"  TD's Magic - TD has found the best birthday gift of all time for his cousin CD: He's going to put on a magic show at his party. He wants to really "wow" the crowd, so the bigger the trick, the better. But what happens when his magic gets out of control? Vocabulary: (E) feat, rational(ly), vanish, illusion, dubious (I) disappear, magic, appear, explanation, powers. D
5:00 am 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Voices of the Sea"  Whales and dolphins use sound to hunt, to communicate with one another, and to "see" and experience the world around them. They use ultrasound to see inside other creatures, clicks and whistles to speak, echolocation to navigate and hunt in the depths where light cannot guide them. The filmmakers dive into the depths to film these creatures and the sounds they generate. Part 3 of 3G
6:00 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
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta"  Guadalajara is alive with the music of mariachis, flowers, colonial architecture, and passionate artists. Rudy explores the rich history and culture of "The Most Mexican of Cities." Art and artists are an important part of Guadalajara and Rudy takes it all in from the papier-mache pinatas to the dramatic murals of Orozco. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "The Gadsden Purchase Part 1"  Host David Yetman and Naturalist Jesus Garcia, of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, begin in El Paso, Texas at the eastern border of the Gadsden Purchase and head west along the border to explore some of the social, political and financial ramifications of the Gadsden Purchase. They stop off at some of the historical sites along the way: a cemetery in Hachita, New Mexico, the Geronimo Surrenders Monument, and the Gadsden Hotel to name a few. After spending some time at a real desert oasis on the Slaughter Ranch, they finish off with a trip 300 feet underground on Bisbee's Queen Mine Tour. D
7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Kaila's Surprise Birthday Party"  It's Kaila's birthday, and I have invited her over later today for a little surprise Birthday party. There's nothing more fun than to surprise someone with a Birthday party! We've got the presents and the balloons! And we're going to make together mini-cupcakes and frozen yogurt together. Join us for the party and help the cast of Hey Kids, Let's Cook! wish Kaila a Happy Birthday!. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "All About Pruning - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly"  Columbus, OH Mt. Airy, NC Seattle, WA. - Pruning trees and perennials can be very beneficial. D
8:30 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
9:00 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
9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Greeley Freight Station Museum"  Head to Colorado to check out a huge model railroad and museum; look in on a club whose mission is keeping the memory of Pennsylvania railroads alive; take a peek at steam technology that powers more than trains; and ride one of the most scenic rail routes in the United States. D
10:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "Kid Rock"  "The Kid" met "The King" on a snowy night in Memphis, when Kid Rock delivered an epic performance at Graceland. Following a historic, acoustic jam session with his band, Twisted Brown Trucker, in the Jungle Room at Elvis Presley's mansion, Rock played a 15-song set in the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum. From breakthrough hits like "Cowboy" and "Bawitdaba" to his recent anthems "Born Free" and "Rock n Roll Jesus" (tossing in a bit of Elvis's "Burning Love" for good measure), the Detroit rocker gave the invitation-only audience of 300 a definitive look at a remarkable career -- from inside the walls of rock-and-roll's greatest landmark. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Good Bird's Club"  Big Bird receives an invitation to join the Good Birds Club. On his way to join he sings about how happy he is to be himself. When Big Bird meets the president of the club, he ridicules Big Bird because of his physical appearance. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Good Mom/Hornucopia"  The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond. Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf"  Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Tazzy Chris"  When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sunset Coconuts"  Paint the tropical evening sun behind a silhouette of palm trees.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the memorable tune, "Tea for Two," and the signature lick from The Jackson Five hit "I Want You Back." Featured guests include Bobby Floyd, Dave Powers and Andy LaVerne. D
3:00 pm 
The Desert Speaks  "The Gadsden Purchase Part 1"  Host David Yetman and Naturalist Jesus Garcia, of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, begin in El Paso, Texas at the eastern border of the Gadsden Purchase and head west along the border to explore some of the social, political and financial ramifications of the Gadsden Purchase. They stop off at some of the historical sites along the way: a cemetery in Hachita, New Mexico, the Geronimo Surrenders Monument, and the Gadsden Hotel to name a few. After spending some time at a real desert oasis on the Slaughter Ranch, they finish off with a trip 300 feet underground on Bisbee's Queen Mine Tour. D
3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Voices of the Sea"  Whales and dolphins use sound to hunt, to communicate with one another, and to "see" and experience the world around them. They use ultrasound to see inside other creatures, clicks and whistles to speak, echolocation to navigate and hunt in the depths where light cannot guide them. The filmmakers dive into the depths to film these creatures and the sounds they generate. Part 3 of 3G
6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Undersea Mysteries"  NULL
7:00 pm 
New Environmentalists   This installment of this award-wining intermittent series features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists, who have often placed themselves in harm's way, and created partnerships with unlikely allies.G
7:30 pm 
Food Forward  "Urban Agriculture Across America"  From the rooftop farms of New York City to the food deserts of Detroit, join us as Food Forward explores the explosion of urban agriculture across America. Meet food rebel John Mooney, whose space-age hydroponic farm on top of a historic building in the West Village of Manhattan is a window into the future of rooftop farming. In Milwaukee, meet the biggest name in urban agriculture, Will Allen, who inspires a new generation of aquaponic innovators. D
8:00 pm 
Martin Clunes: Horse Power  "The Servant and the Symbol"  Clunes watches his horse run at a Sussex racecourse, experiences how Britain uses horses for pomp and ceremony, heads to Italy to learn about the 800-year-old Palio horse race, and checks out a knight's armor. Clunes also seeks out ranch and rodeo horses in the western United States, and visits tribes in Central Asia where the culture is reliant on the horse. Part 2 of 2G
9:00 pm 
Nature's Power Revealed  "The Power of Water"  With 70 percent of the Earth's surface covered in water, it is bound to play a massive part in the Earth's history and future. This episode looks at the importance of water in shaping the Earth's landscape, as well as its role in the survival of civilization. Formations like the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls are the extreme examples of water's power to create landscapes. Part 2 of 3G
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Ocean Giants: Voices of the Sea"  Whales and dolphins use sound to hunt, to communicate with one another, and to "see" and experience the world around them. They use ultrasound to see inside other creatures, clicks and whistles to speak, echolocation to navigate and hunt in the depths where light cannot guide them. The filmmakers dive into the depths to film these creatures and the sounds they generate. Part 3 of 3G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Undersea Mysteries"  NULL
12:00 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Connecting with Networks"  Connections can be physical, as with bridges, or immaterial, as with friendships. Both types of connections can be understood using the same mathematical framework called network theory, or graph theory, which is a way to abstract and quantify the notion of connectivity. This unit looks at how this branch of mathematics provides insights into extremely complicated networks such as ecosystems. D
12:30 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "In Sync"  Systems of synchronization occur throughout the animate and inanimate world. The regular beating of the human heart, the swaying and near collapse of the Millennium Bridge, the simultaneous flashing of gangs of fireflies in Southeast Asia: these varied phenomena all share the property of spontaneous synchronization. This unit shows how synchronization can be analyzed, studied, and modeled via the mathematics of differential equations, an outgrowth of calculus, and the application of these ideas toward understanding the workings of the heart. D
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Wars of Religion"  For a century and a half, the quarrels of Protestants and Catholics tear Europe apart.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of the Trading Cities"  In the midst of religious wars, a few cities learn that tolerance is good for society and good for business.G
2:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Power of the Situation"  Reveals how social psychologists attempt to understand behavior within its broader social context and how our beliefs and behavior can be influenced and manipulated by other people and by subtle situational forces.G
2:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Constructing Social Reality"  Investigates the factors that contribute to our interpretation of reality and how understanding the psychological processes that govern our behavior can help us become more empathetic and independent members of society.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Foster Horse Pt. 1"  Lisa and Red take on the rehabilitation of a difficult foster horse named Storm. Stevie and Carole discover Pine Hollow is having money problems and try to help. Part 1 of 3G
3:30 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
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Gardening for the Hungry; Easy ways to Share the Bounty"  Planting a row for the hungry is more than a great idea; it's a movement started by an Alaskan garden writer that encouraged his readers to plant one extra row and donate the harvest to the local food shelter. Today, from Master Gardening groups to your friends and neighbors, more people are sharing the bounty and we've found some great and easy ways for you to do the same. D
4:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Pepperoni Pizza Soup"  And today we're going to take another spin on one of the most popular kid foods, we're going to show you how to make Pepperoni Pizza Soup. Yes, I did say soup. All the yummy, irresistible flavors of pizza you can also drop in a stock pot and stir together for the same taste. D
5:00 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
5:30 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Seafood Savvy"  Chef Keller makes three innovative and easy-to-prepare seafood recipes including mussels bathed in a creamy, white wine sauce and an unusual ceviche that's packed with punch. Mussels in Basil White Wine Sauce; Rock Shrimp Burger; Peruvian Ceviche.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Capitalism has taken hold in the city laced together by bridges across the Danube. Gypsy orchestras and venerable mineral baths are the rage.G
6:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "The Rainforest"  Head up the Amazon river basin in Peru to an eco lodge set deep in the rainforest. Join the family as they explore the thick jungle rainforests looking for monkeys, snakes, birds, bugs and other jungle creatures hiking through and up above the canopy and kayaking down the river. Plus, meet a local farmer who explains the healing powers of native plants and help Nathan and Seamus find clues to solve riddles along The Children's Rainforest Trail. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Enclosure"  Smith explores the design principle of enclosure. He presents examples at his Garden Home Retreat, a peaceful garden setting at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, and at Whitehall House.G
7:30 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 1 of 16"  THIS OLD HOUSE opens a new season with work on a 300-year-old farmstead that is rich in Colonial history. Homeowners Joe and Becky Titlow plan to preserve the historic part of the house while adding space and modern amenities with two small additions. Architect Dan Quaile presents the plan using a remarkable model generated from a 3-D printer, while general contractor Tom Silva inspects the structure and historic window sash, which will be restored. D
8:00 am 
American Woodshop  "Shaker Style Turned Stools"  Master turning techniques and build these tall comfortable chairs. D
8:30 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
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 2"  Make it artsy! Learn novel embellishing that's super simple for fusible collage art quilts. In the second episode of this workshop class, fiber artists Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson and Nancy teach you to embellish your art quilts with hand embroidery, decorative machine stitches, and whimsical stippling. They show how to add elegant borders and wrapped bindings using decorative rotary blades for cutting. D
9:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "The Round Tower at Glendalough"  A 6th-century Irish monastery nestled in the Wicklow mountains provides Frank with an interesting subject to paint. D
10:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Jonathan Waxman & Oven-Roasting Vegetables"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming demonstrates how one of the best ways to cook vegetables is to roast them because it concentrates their flavor. And for guest chef Jonathan Waxman, one of the godfathers of New American Cuisine, exalting great ingredients is what it's all about. Together, Ming and Jonathan, draw inspiration from mystery ingredients and the fantastic technique of oven roasting to create two delicious recipes: Spicy Oven-Roasted Chicken Breast with Baby Cauliflower and Potatoes and Macadamia Duck with Roasted Vegetables Waxman Style. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City: Italian American Steak In Kansas City"  NULL
11:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Staying On Topic"  Martha Duran-Contreras is a bilingual second-grade teacher from Santa Monica, California with many racially mixed and bilingual students. She provides each child with individualized instruction, reviewing their progress and helping them to set goals and identify steps toward achieving those goals. We see her work with individual students during an independent writing activity where each student is challenged to "stay on topic. D
11:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "100 Days of Reading"  In a Chicago neighborhood, Shari Frost runs a mixed first- and second-grade classroom that includes students with physical and learning disabilities. We meet her class on the 100th day of school as they engage in a math/reading lesson on what they could buy with $ 100, read a poem featuring the number 100, and celebrate the milestone day. Mrs. Frost capitalizes on her students' age differences by encouraging peer support. D
12:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Connecting with Networks"  Connections can be physical, as with bridges, or immaterial, as with friendships. Both types of connections can be understood using the same mathematical framework called network theory, or graph theory, which is a way to abstract and quantify the notion of connectivity. This unit looks at how this branch of mathematics provides insights into extremely complicated networks such as ecosystems. D
12:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "In Sync"  Systems of synchronization occur throughout the animate and inanimate world. The regular beating of the human heart, the swaying and near collapse of the Millennium Bridge, the simultaneous flashing of gangs of fireflies in Southeast Asia: these varied phenomena all share the property of spontaneous synchronization. This unit shows how synchronization can be analyzed, studied, and modeled via the mathematics of differential equations, an outgrowth of calculus, and the application of these ideas toward understanding the workings of the heart. D
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The American Revolution"  The British colonists fight first for their rights as Englishmen and then for universal freedoms.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The American Republic"  The new republic demonstrates that a revolution can create a free, stable society.G
2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Power of the Situation"  Reveals how social psychologists attempt to understand behavior within its broader social context and how our beliefs and behavior can be influenced and manipulated by other people and by subtle situational forces.G
2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Constructing Social Reality"  Investigates the factors that contribute to our interpretation of reality and how understanding the psychological processes that govern our behavior can help us become more empathetic and independent members of society.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Foster Horse Pt. 1"  Lisa and Red take on the rehabilitation of a difficult foster horse named Storm. Stevie and Carole discover Pine Hollow is having money problems and try to help. Part 1 of 3G
3:30 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
4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Gardening for the Hungry; Easy ways to Share the Bounty"  Planting a row for the hungry is more than a great idea; it's a movement started by an Alaskan garden writer that encouraged his readers to plant one extra row and donate the harvest to the local food shelter. Today, from Master Gardening groups to your friends and neighbors, more people are sharing the bounty and we've found some great and easy ways for you to do the same. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Pepperoni Pizza Soup"  And today we're going to take another spin on one of the most popular kid foods, we're going to show you how to make Pepperoni Pizza Soup. Yes, I did say soup. All the yummy, irresistible flavors of pizza you can also drop in a stock pot and stir together for the same taste. D
5:00 pm 
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
5:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Seafood Savvy"  Chef Keller makes three innovative and easy-to-prepare seafood recipes including mussels bathed in a creamy, white wine sauce and an unusual ceviche that's packed with punch. Mussels in Basil White Wine Sauce; Rock Shrimp Burger; Peruvian Ceviche.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Capitalism has taken hold in the city laced together by bridges across the Danube. Gypsy orchestras and venerable mineral baths are the rage.G
6:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "The Rainforest"  Head up the Amazon river basin in Peru to an eco lodge set deep in the rainforest. Join the family as they explore the thick jungle rainforests looking for monkeys, snakes, birds, bugs and other jungle creatures hiking through and up above the canopy and kayaking down the river. Plus, meet a local farmer who explains the healing powers of native plants and help Nathan and Seamus find clues to solve riddles along The Children's Rainforest Trail. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Enclosure"  Smith explores the design principle of enclosure. He presents examples at his Garden Home Retreat, a peaceful garden setting at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, and at Whitehall House.G
7:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 1 of 16"  THIS OLD HOUSE opens a new season with work on a 300-year-old farmstead that is rich in Colonial history. Homeowners Joe and Becky Titlow plan to preserve the historic part of the house while adding space and modern amenities with two small additions. Architect Dan Quaile presents the plan using a remarkable model generated from a 3-D printer, while general contractor Tom Silva inspects the structure and historic window sash, which will be restored. D
8:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Shaker Style Turned Stools"  Master turning techniques and build these tall comfortable chairs. D
8:30 pm 
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
9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 2"  Make it artsy! Learn novel embellishing that's super simple for fusible collage art quilts. In the second episode of this workshop class, fiber artists Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson and Nancy teach you to embellish your art quilts with hand embroidery, decorative machine stitches, and whimsical stippling. They show how to add elegant borders and wrapped bindings using decorative rotary blades for cutting. D
9:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "The Round Tower at Glendalough"  A 6th-century Irish monastery nestled in the Wicklow mountains provides Frank with an interesting subject to paint. D
10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Jonathan Waxman & Oven-Roasting Vegetables"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming demonstrates how one of the best ways to cook vegetables is to roast them because it concentrates their flavor. And for guest chef Jonathan Waxman, one of the godfathers of New American Cuisine, exalting great ingredients is what it's all about. Together, Ming and Jonathan, draw inspiration from mystery ingredients and the fantastic technique of oven roasting to create two delicious recipes: Spicy Oven-Roasted Chicken Breast with Baby Cauliflower and Potatoes and Macadamia Duck with Roasted Vegetables Waxman Style. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City: Italian American Steak In Kansas City"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. D
11:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. D
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Mikhail Baryshnikov (dancer) (Pt. 2). D
2:00 am 
Jewish Soldiers In Blue & Gray   JEWISH SOLDIERS IN BLUE & GRAY explores the little-known sacrifices American Jews made for both the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War. Recently unearthed personal narratives shed new light on this fascinating chapter in American history and powerfully illustrate the unique role Jews played on the battlefields and the home front. Narrated by Oscar®-nominated screenwriter John Milius (Apocalypse Now) and with Sam Waterston providing the voice of President Lincoln, the documentary chronicles Major General Ulysses S. Grant's infamous 1862 mandate to expel Jewish residents from Union-controlled land and shares the story of President Lincoln's doctor-turned-Union spy. D
3:00 am 
4:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Afghan Women: Prospects for the Future"  Guests: Former First Lady Laura Bush. Dina Powell, global head of corporate engagement at Goldman Sachs, home of the 10,000 Women Initiative Mina Sherzoy, manager with Deloitte Consulting and founder, Afghan Women's Business Association With the U.S. slated to draw down its troops in Afghanistan, and the Afghan government seeking to negotiate a peace with Taliban militants, the fragile strides made by Afghan women may be in jeopardy. D
4:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Race for Resources: Energy and Geopolitics"  Who is winning in the competition for the world's energy resources, and what does this mean for the U.S.?. D
5:00 am 
History Detectives  "Lee's Last Orders, Natchez House, Napoleonic Sword"  In South Carolina, a historic gentleman's club may own an original copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's farewell address. Also investigated are a possible home of a Spanish colonial don in Mississippi and a Louisiana family's sword that may have been used by Napoleon.G
6:00 am 
Intelligence Squared  "Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?"  The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. A longtime supporter of former strongmen like Egypt's Mubarak and Tunisia's Ben Ali, the U. S. now faces the uncomfortable result of Arab democracy-the rise of Islamist parties that are less amenable to the West than their autocratic predecessors. Will the Islamists, who once embraced violence, slowly liberalize as they face the difficulties of state leadership? Or will it mean the growth of anti-Americanism and radicalization in the region?. D
7:00 am 
Wilder: An American First   This historical biography traces the life of Lawrence Douglas Wilder, the first elected African-American governor in the United States. WILDER: AN AMERICAN FIRST charts his early years waiting tables in segregated country clubs and hotels during the Depression, to the narrow and heated 1989 race for governor of Virginia to his failed campaign for the 1991 Democratic presidential nomination. Often flamboyant, and known as a shrewd and ruthless politician, Wilder was unafraid to take controversial positions. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Seeking Refuge"  Nature's scenes and sounds are captured on film in Idaho's six natural wildlife refuges. Hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, plus more who find nesting sites in the refuges, also attract birdwatchers, scientists and others to these special places.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Life on the River of No Return"  Host Marcia Franklin interviews Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, husband and wife filmmakers from McCall, about their NATURE documentary River of No Return. The couple, who spent more than a year in Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, discuss the making of the film, some of the highlights of their adventure, and some of the challenges they faced.G
10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Afghan Women: Prospects for the Future"  Guests: Former First Lady Laura Bush. Dina Powell, global head of corporate engagement at Goldman Sachs, home of the 10,000 Women Initiative Mina Sherzoy, manager with Deloitte Consulting and founder, Afghan Women's Business Association With the U.S. slated to draw down its troops in Afghanistan, and the Afghan government seeking to negotiate a peace with Taliban militants, the fragile strides made by Afghan women may be in jeopardy. D
10:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Race for Resources: Energy and Geopolitics"  Who is winning in the competition for the world's energy resources, and what does this mean for the U.S.?. D
11:00 am 
History Detectives  "Lee's Last Orders, Natchez House, Napoleonic Sword"  In South Carolina, a historic gentleman's club may own an original copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's farewell address. Also investigated are a possible home of a Spanish colonial don in Mississippi and a Louisiana family's sword that may have been used by Napoleon.G
12:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared  "Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?"  The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. A longtime supporter of former strongmen like Egypt's Mubarak and Tunisia's Ben Ali, the U. S. now faces the uncomfortable result of Arab democracy-the rise of Islamist parties that are less amenable to the West than their autocratic predecessors. Will the Islamists, who once embraced violence, slowly liberalize as they face the difficulties of state leadership? Or will it mean the growth of anti-Americanism and radicalization in the region?. D
1:00 pm 
Wilder: An American First   This historical biography traces the life of Lawrence Douglas Wilder, the first elected African-American governor in the United States. WILDER: AN AMERICAN FIRST charts his early years waiting tables in segregated country clubs and hotels during the Depression, to the narrow and heated 1989 race for governor of Virginia to his failed campaign for the 1991 Democratic presidential nomination. Often flamboyant, and known as a shrewd and ruthless politician, Wilder was unafraid to take controversial positions. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G
4:30 pm 
Basic Black  "Live"  NULL
5:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared  "Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?"  The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. A longtime supporter of former strongmen like Egypt's Mubarak and Tunisia's Ben Ali, the U. S. now faces the uncomfortable result of Arab democracy-the rise of Islamist parties that are less amenable to the West than their autocratic predecessors. Will the Islamists, who once embraced violence, slowly liberalize as they face the difficulties of state leadership? Or will it mean the growth of anti-Americanism and radicalization in the region?. D
6:00 pm 
Wilder: An American First   This historical biography traces the life of Lawrence Douglas Wilder, the first elected African-American governor in the United States. WILDER: AN AMERICAN FIRST charts his early years waiting tables in segregated country clubs and hotels during the Depression, to the narrow and heated 1989 race for governor of Virginia to his failed campaign for the 1991 Democratic presidential nomination. Often flamboyant, and known as a shrewd and ruthless politician, Wilder was unafraid to take controversial positions. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   China's growth slows, as its housing market overheats. Washington Correspondent Darren Gersh looks at if this could derail the global recovery. The U.S. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Intelligence Squared  "Are Elected Islamists Better Than Dictators?"  The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. A longtime supporter of former strongmen like Egypt's Mubarak and Tunisia's Ben Ali, the U. S. now faces the uncomfortable result of Arab democracy-the rise of Islamist parties that are less amenable to the West than their autocratic predecessors. Will the Islamists, who once embraced violence, slowly liberalize as they face the difficulties of state leadership? Or will it mean the growth of anti-Americanism and radicalization in the region?. D
11:00 pm 
Wilder: An American First   This historical biography traces the life of Lawrence Douglas Wilder, the first elected African-American governor in the United States. WILDER: AN AMERICAN FIRST charts his early years waiting tables in segregated country clubs and hotels during the Depression, to the narrow and heated 1989 race for governor of Virginia to his failed campaign for the 1991 Democratic presidential nomination. Often flamboyant, and known as a shrewd and ruthless politician, Wilder was unafraid to take controversial positions. D

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