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October 14, 2012
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2:30 pm 
Hometime  "North Woods Trees"  The HOMETIME crew plants site-appropriate trees after a storm and builds a crib for firewood cut and split from the damaged timber. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Modular Wine Server"  The modular design of this wine server makes it easy to build. Plus, the Woodsmith editors show you how easy it is to customize your own unique setup. D
3:30 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
4:00 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
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "All About Seeds (Mt. Airy, NC)"  Here we cover everything you ever wanted to know about how to start seeds at home but were afraid to ask. From soil mix to grow lights - we share seed sowing secrets and explain the science behind the techniques. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Justice Not Politics"  On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), James Balog, one of the world's premier cinemaphotographers, explains how "the earth is having a fever." At tremendous risk to his own safety, Balog has been documenting the erosion of glaciers in Switzerland, Greenland, Iceland, and Alaska. He joins Bill to share his photos and discoveries, describing his process and transformation from climate change skeptic to true believer. D
6:00 pm 
William and Mary   William's daughter, Julia, goes missing when his attention is concentrated on Mary. Meanwhile Mary is suspended from her midwife's duties for endangering a baby's life, and William makes a memorial service go with a bang.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
7:29 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Cranberry Farming, Grebes, North Umpqua Geology"  A spotlight on Oregon's cranberry farming begins the 24th season of OREGON FIELD GUIDE. Then high-speed cameras at Upper Klamath Lake show how grebes can propel themselves as if they walk on top of water. A visit to the North Umpqua River country where rivers collide and three mountain ranges meet finds a geologic wonderland.G
8:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S1 E3"  Jenny makes calls on the nursing roster and seeks to learn why a new patient seems upset by her latest pregnancy. Part 3 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - The Love that Pays the Price"  Lady Agnes catches the eye of charismatic American millionaire Caspar Landry, but as she and Sir Hallam look to their future, a tragic turn of events leaves their promised dreams, and a close family member in jeopardy. Downstairs, Mrs. Thackeray makes a momentous decision that throws the running of 165 into chaos. Blanche and Mr. Amanjit continue to clash, until a heart-breaking cause compels them to reconsider their differences. Part 2 of 6G
10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Dockers"  The Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad members investigate the 1975 death of the general secretary of the Crane Drivers' Union, whose body was found in the Thames. As the team delves into the case, they find a political minefield, with suggestions of misappropriated union funds, MI5 involvement and a union leader whose threatened strike action was a danger to national security.G
11:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Lost Picture"  Bruce and Mould investigate a supposedly lost painting by 19th-century American artist Winslow Homer that was found in a rubbish dump.G
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "The Economics of Economics"  Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Crows, Len & Tom Go Fishing"  NULL
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Sevilla"  In the flamboyant city of Carmen and Don Juan, Rick finds that bullfighting is still politically correct and little girls dream of growing up to become flamenco dancers. He finds the city's soul in its lacy Moorish palace, massive cathedral, lavish royal tombs, labyrinthine Jewish Quarter and the people-filled streets.G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Viking Sword"  The Ulfberht sword of the Vikings is a revolutionary high-tech tool of its day, a work of art and considered to be one of the greatest swords ever made. NOVA uses cutting-edge science and old-fashioned detective work to reconstruct the Ulfberht and unravel its mystery.G
6:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Choice 2012"  More than 100 in-depth interviews with friends, family, authors and journalists contribute to this biography of the presidential candidates of America's two major parties - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. Producer and former Idahoan Michael Kirk and his award-winning team take a fresh look at these men, attempting to reach the core within each of them to create a rich view of them personally and professionally.G
8:00 pm 
History Detectives   The investigators seek to learn the details behind the heroic acts pictured in a poster about two African-American soldiers in World War I; to determine if a hand-drawn map of Valley Forge was used by George Washington during the American Revolution; and if a Washington man's father was tied to Prohibition-era underworld crime.G
9:00 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
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Choice 2012"  More than 100 in-depth interviews with friends, family, authors and journalists contribute to this biography of the presidential candidates of America's two major parties - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. Producer and former Idahoan Michael Kirk and his award-winning team take a fresh look at these men, attempting to reach the core within each of them to create a rich view of them personally and professionally.G
3:00 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Can Frogs Dance?"  A dance teacher and a science teacher ask seventh-graders to compare the anatomy of frogs and humans. Then a language arts teacher coaches the students in a lively debate about whether a frog should be allowed to join a ballet company. D
3:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Finding Your Voice"  Drawing on themes of conflict and genocide that eighth-graders are studying in their World Cultures class, four arts teachers organize an interdisciplinary unit that encourages students to use their artwork as a form of protest. D
4:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "How Big Is Infinity?"  Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a source of mystery and paradox, a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers. D
4:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. D
5:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Italy"  This week on Hands On we travel to Italy. Italy is a country located in Southern Europe sharing its northern border with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. The land known as Italy today has been the cradle of European cultures such as the Etruscans and the Romans. D
5:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Doggie Treats"  You don't have to just make people food in your kitchen, you can make doggie treats as well. Today we're making doggie treats, and doggie brownies for Hans's Birthday Party. And we've invited some of Hans's friends too!. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Special Spuds"  Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
7:00 pm 
Winemakers  "Blending Challenge"  The three finalists begin the process of making their wine. Given a dream list of potential blending components to make their wine, they will be judged by a team of super tasters (famous wine makers, sommeliers etc .) on how close they have come to creating their target wine. D
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "County Waterford"  NULL
8:00 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
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity.G
9:00 pm 
Grand View  "Devils Postpile National Monument"  This episode explores one of the most unique phenomena in geology; Hexagonal pillars of Basalt lava that were revealed during the last Ice Age. Located in the Eastern Sierra, this rare and beautiful feature ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. The region reveals a volatile geologic history, with reminders bubbling up from the valley floor. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Special Spuds"  Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 pm 
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off III   America's finest chefs showcase their seafood-preparation skills in THE GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF III. In 2010, 14 accomplished and up-and-coming chefs from throughout the United States gathered in New Orleans to compete in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off. The event emphasizes the importance of cooking with local, domestic seafood and encourages the use of products from sustainable fisheries. D
11:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "U-Pick Tomatoes"  Learn how to pick the best tomatoes, and preparing them for a bountiful summer meal. Tomato Herb Salad; Fresh Tomato Parmesan Sauce with Grilled Shrimp. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters"  Rick explores the capitals of Finland and Estonia to sample each country's history, art and distinct love of life. In Helsinki, he finds a neoclassical old town, modern flair for design and steamy saunas. Tallinn offers medieval charms and new-found prosperity.G
3:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Black to Our Roots"  Living in a housing project in Atlanta, Georgia, 17-year-old Sylvia Dorsey feels frustrated by the drug abuse and violence surrounding her. "Black to Our Roots" shares the inspirational story of the journey Sylvia takes to explore her ancestral home in Ghana in an attempt to escape the cycle of violence and poverty of her Atlanta neighborhood. In Africa, Sylvia confronts several challenges that test her patience and change her life forever.G
4:00 pm 
POV  "The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers"  This Academy-award nominated documentary profiles Daniel Ellsberg, a former U.S. Marine and military analyst, and examines his 1971 unauthorized release of the Pentagon Papers to the media. Filmmakers Rick Goldsmith and Judith Ehrlich gather former Pentagon and Rand Corporation analysts, White House advisers and elected officials, as well as lawyers and reporters to tell the story, illuminated by archival video and audio pieces. Ellsberg himself and his family relate their parts in archival and contemporary interviews.G
6:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Trust"  TRUST begins when Marlin, an 18-year-old Hondurena, shares a hidden history about her childhood with a neighborhood youth theater company. Marlin's story is about resilience: she endured rape as young girl, survived a harsh and difficult journey from Honduras to the U.S., suffered further abuse at the hands of her own brother, and overcame substance addiction. D
7:30 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Social Climate   Amid fevered debate about the legalization of Gay Marriage; the existence of a "post-racial" American society; and the future of the Death Penalty; this program will seek to frame the election through the prism of changing societal attitudes. Field-reported from Iowa, where gay marriage was legalized in April 2009, the program will examine the impact of President Obama's shift on the issue on voting patterns in an important battleground state. In a state where the death penalty is no longer on-the-books, are Crime and Punishment important battleground issues? And in a predominantly "white" state, how are America's massive demographic changes (more Latinos now being born daily than whites) playing out on the hustings?. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Family Portrait In Black and White"  Olga Nenya, from a small Ukrainian town, is raising 16 black orphans in a country of Slavic blue-eyed blondes. The reality of growing up as a bi-racial child in Eastern Europe - a rare and truly visible minority - is not for the faint of heart. These children always have to be on guard against the world that surrounds them. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Amy Waldman: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The author-journalist discusses her work with host Marcia Franklin. Waldman's first novel, The Submission tells the story of a jury, in charge of selecting a ground zero-like memorial from among anonymous submissions, and the reactions when it chooses a design created by a Muslim-American architect.G
10:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Trust"  TRUST begins when Marlin, an 18-year-old Hondurena, shares a hidden history about her childhood with a neighborhood youth theater company. Marlin's story is about resilience: she endured rape as young girl, survived a harsh and difficult journey from Honduras to the U.S., suffered further abuse at the hands of her own brother, and overcame substance addiction. D
11:30 pm 
Your Vote 2012: The Social Climate   Amid fevered debate about the legalization of Gay Marriage; the existence of a "post-racial" American society; and the future of the Death Penalty; this program will seek to frame the election through the prism of changing societal attitudes. Field-reported from Iowa, where gay marriage was legalized in April 2009, the program will examine the impact of President Obama's shift on the issue on voting patterns in an important battleground state. In a state where the death penalty is no longer on-the-books, are Crime and Punishment important battleground issues? And in a predominantly "white" state, how are America's massive demographic changes (more Latinos now being born daily than whites) playing out on the hustings?. D

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