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December 14, 2012
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12:30 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
1:00 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: B.U.I.L.D."  Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.), a local community organizing agency, has helped urban parents set up after-school learning centers and become advocates for their children's learning.G
1:30 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: Making Teaching Public"  Pasadena (California) High School teachers use a peer-observation process - observing one another in their classrooms, then meeting individually and in groups to offer feedback - as a way to improve teaching practice and student achievement.G
2:00 am 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "The Lure of Magnetism"  What is the difference between a permanent magnet and an electromagnet? In this workshop, fourth-grade students build an electromagnet by winding a wire around a rivet and attaching the ends to battery terminals. The students first predict how many washers they can pick up with the help of their electromagnet and then perform the experiment to test their predictions. After the number of washers is recorded and the results are discussed, the students engage in a group discussion about practical uses for electromagnets.G
3:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 6. Literature, Art, and Other Disciplines"  In this program, teachers explore various ways in which students can use the fine arts to express their impressions of a text, and why this kind of activity should be encouraged to make sure that every voice in the classroom is heard. The group also looks at ways to expand meaning by interweaving literature with social studies and other disciplines, and the value of doing so. Several classroom projects demonstrate how learners expand their growing interactions with texts as they work in the fine arts. D
4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mass Wasting"  Demonstrates how minerals and rocks change when subjected to the physical and chemical conditions that exist at Earth's surface.G
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Oligopolies"  This look at the rise of oligopolies and the growth of government regulations includes a debate of the effects of airline deregulation. Updated 2003. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Casey at the Bat/The Art Gallery"  Rebecca is a hit teaching softball and gets a full time job at Alex's after-school program and on her date with Alberto, she discovers that a photograph of her in the canyon is on display at the gallery.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Fat Blaster 2"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford's Really Big Movie   Worried that he costs too much to feed, Clifford runs away to join a carnival act and help win a lifetime supply of Tummy Yummies. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Relax!/The Box and the Hound"  Professor Wiseman gets plenty of stress during a picnic with George and the Man with the Yellow Hat.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Nutcracker"  Princess Pea doesn't know what to do about her friend Sleeping Beauty who is very, very grumpy! Super Why and his friends dance their way into the story of The Nutcracker, accompanied by Tchaikovsky's memorable music, to find out why the Mouse King is so cranky and give an innovative twist to the holiday classic. But will the super readers be able to restore magic to The Land of Sweets? Educational Objectives: To learn a cheer-up strategy, sing the alphabet, identify the letters F, L, and Y, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Don's Winter Wish/Festival of Lights"  When the Pteranodon family travels back to the North Pole, Don declares that it's his "winter wish" to see snow fall again. When a big blizzard comes, and even the Dinosaur Train gets snowed in, Don worries that his wish brought the blizzard. He's especially worried for his new friend, Soren Sauronitholestes, who is sitting on a nest of her eggs, out in the blizzard. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Very End of X"  Big Bird and Snuffy are the hosts of "The Letter of the Day Show" on Sesame Street! The only problem is that the letter they were supposed to introduce and sing about is broken into two straight pieces. Big Bird and Snuffy need help determining which letter it is, so they use the guests on the show as clues. Their first guest is a box, which begins with the letter "B", so they think the letter must be "B". D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Thank You, Grandpere Tiger!/Neighborhood Thank You Day"  Thank You, Grandpere Tiger! - Grandpere Tiger comes to visit, but is only in town for a short while. Daniel is sad that Grandpere can't come to the special Thank You Day celebration later that day. Daniel learns to be thankful for the time they DO have together, and is then surprised when Grandpere appears at the celebration after all! Neighborhood Thank You Day - The neighborhood celebrates Thank You Day by putting notes in the Thank You Tree. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Rainy Play Date"  Sid is supposed to have a playdate outside, but the forecast calls for rain! Sid isn't too happy and wonders if the rain knew he wanted to play outside? At school, Sid and his friends discover that rain actually comes from rain clouds! They also learn that rain is really important because it helps living things grow. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale"  Playing Spies: When Sheep and Duck think that Dog has a secret, they decide to play "spy" to figure out the mystery. As they secretly watch Dog, they discover he wants to build a word with the "oo" sound. But will they be caught before they can guess Dog's secret? Wee Little Whale: Sheep rescues a tiny whale who is stuck in some seaweed and brings her home to her haystack. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou's Christmas"  Caillou Goes Caroling - Caillou goes out caroling for the very first time with Mommy, Daddy, Rosie, Grandpa and Grandma. He finds out caroling is lots of fun - you get to stay up late and surprise your friends with carols, and you even get treats! They finish up the night with a big finale at the seniors' home and Caillou imagines he's really 'dashing through the snow' in a horse and sleigh. A Playschool Party - It's a very special day at playschool as they celebrate the many ways of celebrating the holiday season. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Gift of the Dinos and a Visit to Santa"  Gift of the Dinos: It's Christmas and BJ dreams of getting a new baseball glove to go with his baseball, while Riff hopes for new drumsticks to use his drum. Barney reminds them that Christmas is more than just getting gifts and helps them learn the meaning of Christmas. Educational theme: Giving. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Sounds and Smells"  O the Indignity - Gordon is horrified when Sir Topham Hatt announces that he is to take charge of Whiff's Waste Dump for the day. Gordon arrives at the Waste Dump and decides that the only thing for him to do is to hide when other engines arrive at the dump. Gordon just cannot be seen at such a smelly place! As the day progresses, Gordon hides from Spencer, Diesel and Thomas. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Relax!/The Box and the Hound"  Professor Wiseman gets plenty of stress during a picnic with George and the Man with the Yellow Hat.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha to the Rescue/Martha Camps Out"  Martha to the Rescue - Martha is inspired by her favorite show, "Courageous Collie Carlo." Martha Camps Out - Ronald finds out that Helen and Alice plan to go camping and warns them about Big Minnie, a mythical monster who lives in the woods.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Highway to Havarti/Tiny Big"  Highway to Havarti - The Botsford Family vacation gets diverted when Becky discovers that Dr. Two-Brains is going to be performing his latest heist at the International Cheese Exposition. Tiny Big - Mr. Big manufactures the ultimate teen idol, Tiny Big, to steal WordGirl's thunder and brainwash the town into spending all their money on pop star merchandise. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Birds of a Feather"  When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita's plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Father's Day"  It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Shrimp A La Cart"  Ruff thinks his "Crustationery" is a great idea. Customers will write letters on crustaceans, which will then be delivered across the Atlantic Ocean by racecar. The service will be a huge success. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   This is the eve of a critical weekend for retailers. Will stores be filled with buyers? Or, just browsers? The answer could decide how this holiday season turns out. NBR's Suzanne Pratt reports from New York. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Memphis to examine if the city's experimental "Family Rewards" program is helping combat poverty. The program pays low-income students and their parents for everything from good attendance and good grades to regular visits to doctors and dentists. D
8:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Miss Representation"  Filmmaker Jennifer Seibel Newsom talks with host Marcia Franklin about making the documentary, Miss Representation, which explores how inaccurate portrayals of women by the media are connected to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.G
8:30 pm 
Reggie Perrin   David reveals his true colors to Nicola at the swimming pool, while Reggie works on his new product range and ropes in Anthony to help William brainstorm ways of getting out of his wedding to Marion.G
9:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Magical Mystery Tour Revisited"  This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story of the making of the least known of the films starring the Beatles, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production. Footage includes contributions from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Martin Scorsese, Peter Fonda and Terry Gilliam.G
10:00 pm 
Great Performances  "The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour"  This is the 1967 film with a mostly improvised and loosely plotted script based around a surreal dreamlike coach trip to an unknown destination. The film is a showcase for six classic tracks including "I Am the Walrus," "The Fool on the Hill" and "Your Mother Should Know," and features John, Paul, George and Ringo as themselves. They are joined for a series of episodic misadventures by a cast of eccentric characters.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Ladies of Letters   Despite Irene's fundraiser, Vera insists she would rather stay in prison where she has started a literacy program and is organizing a prison production of Les Miserables.G
12:30 am 
The Red Green Show  "Coup de Grass"  Red creates a new type of grass seed that only grows two inches tall. Red makes a backyard swing out of a car seat. Mike has Harold join him for a special feature on careers.G
1:00 am 
Keeping Up Appearances Christmas Specials  "1991"  Hyacinth roars into the holiday season, even getting Richard into a Father Christmas outfit, then confronts a drunken "Daddy" in the church rectory, and a case of mistaken identity leads to a strange meeting under the mistletoe.G
1:30 am 
The Thin Blue Line  "The Green Eyed Monster"  The promotion board will be visiting the Gasforth police station and Grim and Fowler are the most likely candidates. When Grim tells Fowler that they usually go for family men, Fowler proposes to Dawkins in a most unromantic way, causing her to break up with him.G
2:00 am 
Outnumbered   As the family tries to get rid of Auntie Angela, another guest arrives to stay. Mum has to decide what to do about Jake's girlfriend. Ben and Karen discuss dreams, the mafia and trampolining bears.G
2:30 am 
My Family  "The Psyche of Mikey"  Upon hearing that Michael is seeing a therapist, Ben and Susan become convinced their boy is in serious need of help. But when they go to the therapist's office to sort things out, events conspire to leave them in need of help.G
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Jewel of the North"  The water is so clear and the colors so intense that people sometimes mistake photographs of Priest Lake for Hawaii! In the 1920's silent-movie star Nell Shipman came to the most northern of Idaho's big lakes to produce her silent films. Today the area is a magnet for campers, fishermen, rock climbers, skiers and anyone who loves magical settings.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Bob Kustra"  Marcia Franklin talks with Dr. Bob Kustra, the president of Boise State University, about his past decade as head of that institution, his vision for the school, and trends in higher education across the country.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Camouflage Challenge"  Elmo is taking pictures of his friends when they hear someone say something. It's Camouflage Carla! She is camouflaging and blending into the wall behind her. Elmo and Rosita want to camouflage too! Camouflage Carla tells them to join The Camouflage Club. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Waits For Show And Tell/A Night Out At The Restaurant"  Daniel Waits for Show and Tell - Daniel is so excited to share a book he made with his class at "show and tell," but he's finding it very difficult to wait. He finds that singing on Trolley, playing during science time and imagining make the waiting much easier! A Night Out at the Restaurant - Daniel and his family are going out to dinner, and Katerina is coming too. Daniel and Katerina have a hard time waiting at the restaurant, but soon learn ways to make the waiting time easier. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha to the Rescue/Martha Camps Out"  Martha to the Rescue - Martha is inspired by her favorite show, "Courageous Collie Carlo." Martha Camps Out - Ronald finds out that Helen and Alice plan to go camping and warns them about Big Minnie, a mythical monster who lives in the woods.G
6:00 am 
Nature  "Revealing The Leopard"  The world's most numerous big cat is seldom seen although its members live among villages and on the outskirts of cities in Africa and much of Asia. One female leopard allows filmmakers to follow her to her den and film her cubs from their earliest days as she teaches them to survive. Interspersed with the leopard family story are vignettes of leopards from around the world.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra"  Don't blink as Rick blitzes through Europe's tiniest countries. Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. He also visits the fairytale princedom of Monaco, Italy's last independent hill town of San Marino, castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein, and tiny Andorra.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Madrid"  The Spanish capital Madrid welcomes us with grand plazas and sparkling fountains. First stop is the Prado, one of Europe's great museums and home to Goya, El Greco and Velazquez. We tour El Palacio Real, the seat the Spanish empire, and the Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, a fascinating hoard of art treasures hidden away in the center of the city. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Dying Traditions in a Mexican Pueblo"  Host David Yetman takes a trip to the pueblos of the Sierra Madre, where traditions are slowly dying out as the big cities become more accessible to the population. After stopping to see a donkey-powered Pinole grinder made of stone, he heads to agrarian community of Sahuaripa to visit its talabarteria (a leather goods shop) and call upon the last remaining weaver of palm hats and baskets. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Breakfast for Mom"  Whether it's Mother's Day, your mom's birthday, or just simply just because she's special, you should set your alarm, ask your dad to meet you in the kitchen at 6:00 A.m., and go for it! Make your mom that special breakfast and take it to her before she gets up! And today we're going to learn how to make scones, a delicious bread brought to us from the English and Scottish. And we'll serve it up with an omelet, and fresh fruit. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Small Space & Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA)"  We explore hints and tricks to getting a lot from small space gardening including vertical gardening. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Bison Homecoming, Preserving Tribal Languages, Peregrine Protection, Soaring with Paragliders"  One hundred years after Native American Michael Pablo sent his captive bison herd to Canada to help preserve the dwindling species, dozens of their descendants are released into the bison herd on the American Prairie Reserve in northern Montana.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Breakfast Breads"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Morning Buns. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of pancake mix. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for muffin tins. D
10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Arkansas & Missouri Railroad"  Tracks Ahead goes to Arkansas, home of Wal-Mart, Tyson Chicken, and a combination freight passenger railroad; meet a train collector whose displays only enhance his operating layouts; go to Kansas and ride behind a restored steam engine; and visit a piece of resurrected history in Nevada. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Bill Yates & the Country Gentlemen Tribute Band; Goldwing Express. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Very End of X"  Big Bird and Snuffy are the hosts of "The Letter of the Day Show" on Sesame Street! The only problem is that the letter they were supposed to introduce and sing about is broken into two straight pieces. Big Bird and Snuffy need help determining which letter it is, so they use the guests on the show as clues. Their first guest is a box, which begins with the letter "B", so they think the letter must be "B". D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Don's Winter Wish/Festival of Lights"  When the Pteranodon family travels back to the North Pole, Don declares that it's his "winter wish" to see snow fall again. When a big blizzard comes, and even the Dinosaur Train gets snowed in, Don worries that his wish brought the blizzard. He's especially worried for his new friend, Soren Sauronitholestes, who is sitting on a nest of her eggs, out in the blizzard. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Frog Prince"  Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out The Frog Prince and meet another Princess who can't see eye to eye with her friend! Will the Super Readers be able to help the Princess and the Frog kiss and make up? Educational Objectives: To learn about compromise, practice the alphabet and rhyme with UMP words. Preschoolers discover that the power to read will change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Voyage of the Butterflier XT"  Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration.G
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "A River Flow"  Develop and eye for composition and perspective while painting a mountain river scene.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Roger and Hart's "My Funny Valentine" and discuss Salsa tunes. Featured guests include Bradley Sowash, Lori Mechem and Dave Powers. D
4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Undersea Mysteries"  NULL
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Revealing The Leopard"  The world's most numerous big cat is seldom seen although its members live among villages and on the outskirts of cities in Africa and much of Asia. One female leopard allows filmmakers to follow her to her den and film her cubs from their earliest days as she teaches them to survive. Interspersed with the leopard family story are vignettes of leopards from around the world.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Undersea Mysteries"  NULL
8:00 pm 
Martin Clunes: The Lemurs of Madagascar   The island of Madagascar is home to an abundance of wildlife species - including 101 endangered types of the small primates known as lemurs. They live only on Madagascar, and one by one, they are dying there. In this special, British actor Clunes (DOC MARTIN) travels to the island to explore and expose the urgent plight of this rare - and endearing - species.G
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Jordan: Petra, Royal Stables & Dead Sea"  This episode highlights some of the best of classic Jordan, including Petra, Aqaba, Wadi Mujib and the Dead Sea. Darley begins with a visit to the magical city of Petra, where she and her local guide Ibrahim explore by camel, foot and horseback, riding in the lesser-visited suburb of Little Petra and passing through the siq to catch the Treasury, made famous in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, in the morning light. Darley learns about the local legends surrounding the Treasury and its contents, as she rides a camel by the Treasury. D
9:30 pm 
Equitrekking  "Uruguay"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman travels to the small South American country of Uruguay to discover gaucho culture by visiting various estancias, riding with cowboys on the beach, taking in the coastal town of Punta del Este and tasting local foods in Montevideo. At an eco-friendly ranch that raises sheep and cattle, Darley learns about the area's mystical vibe on a ride to a section of mysterious stone cones and up to a high point with views of a Tibetan monastery. Over a morning cup of mate, a special tea popular throughout Uruguay, Darley talks with a local about the tradition behind this caffeinated drink and the proper way to prepare it. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Revealing The Leopard"  The world's most numerous big cat is seldom seen although its members live among villages and on the outskirts of cities in Africa and much of Asia. One female leopard allows filmmakers to follow her to her den and film her cubs from their earliest days as she teaches them to survive. Interspersed with the leopard family story are vignettes of leopards from around the world.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Undersea Mysteries"  NULL
12:00 am 
Great Conversations  "General Wesley Clark and Joe Klein"  In a 2001 interview, Wesley Clark, Five Star General, former Commander NATO European Forces and NATO Air Campaign Kosovo and author, talks with Joe Klein, The New Yorker Correspondent, Politics and Defense, and author. D
1:00 am 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "Bend and Stretch"  We all expect a spring to stretch or compress when a force is applied, but forces can even deform solid objects like the floor or the top of a table. In this workshop, students in a high school classroom explore ideas about tension and normal force. By applying a force to a spring and measuring the distance the spring is stretched, the students calculate the force constant or stretchiness of the spring. Lecture demonstrations using student volunteers help to illustrate that even rigid objects bend when a force is applied.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Chaos of Experimentation"  The presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. New Deal legislation. Agencies created in response to crises. Changes to programs resulting from criticism of New Deal. The effect of policies on various groups, including women and minorities.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Between The Wars"  American policies of neutrality, isolationism, and internationalism in decades after World War I. Depression and the world order. Rise of totalitarian regimes in Europe and Asia; their expansionist ambitions. American response to war in Europe. Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.G
3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Developing Child"  Traces the processes and stages of growth and considers the nature vs. nurture debate by showing how developmental psychologists study the relative influence of heredity and environment.G
3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Language Development"  Examines the development of language and what psychologists hope to discover about the human mind, society and culture by studying how children use language in social communication.G
4:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Helicopter Making"  Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines.and then take them apart?. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Sow True Seed: (Ashville, NC)"  As heirloom seeds continue to lose ground to modern hybrids and habitat destruction, many of these treasured varieties of the past are lost forever. In this episode, we get a hands-on lesson in saving seeds and learn more about how to preserve the integrity of true organic seedstock. D
5:30 am 
ID21 Award Show   In October 2012, six transformative non-profits from around the state were honored for their work at the ID21 Awards Show. This program presents highlights of the show, which was the culmination of a statewide search for Idaho's most innovative and creative efforts in 21st Century learning.G
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Chicken/Pollo"  Mary Ann proves there are more ways to cook chicken than you can possibly imagine by preparing classic Chicken with Wine and Grapes, then a wintry-perfect Chicken and Fontina Casserole, and finishes off with easy-to-prepare Chicken Cutlets Stuffed with Ham and Herbs. Don't be chicken with chicken. D
6:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Edible Landscaping"  P. Allen Smith searches the suburbs of Chicago and finds a front yard filled with edible flora. Allen also makes a stop at the nation's first certified organic rooftop farm. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Morocco"  Ben O'Donoghue starts his culinary adventures with lunch at the camel market in Casablanca.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Swedish Details"  Tom shows Kevin how he's installing Southern yellow pine board accents in key spots for architectural interest and to coordinate with the prefinished maple flooring that Norm is installing. Tile's going in the master bath, and the roof deck gets PVC porch boards and a custom rail treatment. D
8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Outdoor Keyed Deck Chairs"  These interlocking chairs are hard to find yet easy to make. D
9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Gardening with Kids"  Getting kids out in the garden can be educational and fun! Allen shows us how to make a fun garden ornament with kids out of a recycled bowling ball. Plus, we learn how to attract butterflies to the garden and to plant sunflowers. We also visit a poultry show where Allen is teaching kids how to care for the chickens they are raising. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Kids and Nature"  Michele shares fun, creative ways to get the kids outdoors exploring, building, and enjoying nature's playground. Grab the kids and learn how to build nests and forts just their size using natural materials along with game style activities guaranteed to keep things entertaining and interesting!. D
10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks, Part 1"  Learn easy sewing and embellishment techniques for a jacket with multiple fashion options. Join Nancy and designer Amy Barickman as they take a simple swing jacket/coat pattern and give it different looks with a little creative sewing and charming vintage elements. In this first episode you'll learn basic sewing tips plus quick serging and embellishment ideas to fashion several new jacket versions. D
10:30 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Fire & Rain, Part 2"  Jerry creates rain and mud puddles. Then, he establishes the focal point of the campfire and cowboys. Part 2 of 4G
11:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Italian Entrepreneurs"  The Italians came to America with very few possessions, but it was not long before they were "making good" in Louisiana. Joe Maselli introduces us to these Italian truck farmers, citrus importers, grocers, restaurateurs and ultimately, entrepreneurs of Louisiana's food industry. Chef Folse joins Phyllis Fresina, of Fresina's Pasta Company, as she demonstrates how to make a simple, authentic Italian dish. D
11:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Silver and Gold"  Today's show features silver and gold. Rose decorations embellished with pearl dust are demonstrated for the first cake. In the Busy Moms segment, Beth Madland creates a presentation using cupcakes. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "Changes/The Farm"  Sandy goes to a women's shelter. Kevin decides to go out to his uncle's farm, and he and Rebecca pack up their apartment.G
12:30 pm 
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
1:00 pm 
Science In Focus: Force and Motion  "Bend and Stretch"  We all expect a spring to stretch or compress when a force is applied, but forces can even deform solid objects like the floor or the top of a table. In this workshop, students in a high school classroom explore ideas about tension and normal force. By applying a force to a spring and measuring the distance the spring is stretched, the students calculate the force constant or stretchiness of the spring. Lecture demonstrations using student volunteers help to illustrate that even rigid objects bend when a force is applied.G
2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "A Chaos of Experimentation"  The presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. New Deal legislation. Agencies created in response to crises. Changes to programs resulting from criticism of New Deal. The effect of policies on various groups, including women and minorities.G
2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Between The Wars"  American policies of neutrality, isolationism, and internationalism in decades after World War I. Depression and the world order. Rise of totalitarian regimes in Europe and Asia; their expansionist ambitions. American response to war in Europe. Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.G
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Developing Child"  Traces the processes and stages of growth and considers the nature vs. nurture debate by showing how developmental psychologists study the relative influence of heredity and environment.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Language Development"  Examines the development of language and what psychologists hope to discover about the human mind, society and culture by studying how children use language in social communication.G
4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Helicopter Making"  Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines.and then take them apart?. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Spooky Summer Soiree"  For the yearly Spooky Summer Soiree costume party, The Electric Company decides to dress up as animals dressed as monsters. Jessica and Marcus don't have their costumes yet, and Annie Scrambler, with the help of Gilda, has bought all of the costumes at the discount costume store. Marcus and Jessica hit the neighborhood sidewalk sales to find what they need while staying within their budget. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Father's Day"  It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Chicken Vesuvio"  Lidia travels to the Windy City to visit Caputo's, a family-owned Italian grocery in Elmwood Park, a very Italian suburb of Chicago. Lidia also brings her viewers for a stroll along the main thoroughfare of Chicago's Little Italy, Taylor Street, which is currently undergoing a major Renaissance. Grandma joins Lidia in the kitchen as her taste-tester, while Lidia prepares Cauliflower Soup and Chicken Vesuvio. D
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Chicken for Everyone!"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Carlingford and the North East"  NULL
7:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Easy Comfort Food"  Simple, easy, home-style cuisine that you'd find in just about any Mexican home, recreated for the American kitchen. This meal was Pati's favorite "everyday" meal growing up in Mexico, and one she regularly makes for her own family today. She's proud to share the steps so that you can enjoy it, too! Dressed-up Chicken Milanesa; Chayote Squash and Pickled Onion Salad; Chunky Chipotle Mashed Potatoes. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Swedish Details"  Tom shows Kevin how he's installing Southern yellow pine board accents in key spots for architectural interest and to coordinate with the prefinished maple flooring that Norm is installing. Tile's going in the master bath, and the roof deck gets PVC porch boards and a custom rail treatment. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Milan and Lake Como"  Rick peeks at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house in Milan, plus takes in Leonardo da Vinci's painting of The Last Supper.G
9:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Northern Ethiopia - Ancient History and Spiritual Present"  Joseph visits the monasteries of Lake Tana, castles of King Fasiladas in Gondar, the stelae of Axum and rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. Along the way, he finds World Heritage sites and traces the lineage of Ethiopia's kings back to the days of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Chicken Vesuvio"  Lidia travels to the Windy City to visit Caputo's, a family-owned Italian grocery in Elmwood Park, a very Italian suburb of Chicago. Lidia also brings her viewers for a stroll along the main thoroughfare of Chicago's Little Italy, Taylor Street, which is currently undergoing a major Renaissance. Grandma joins Lidia in the kitchen as her taste-tester, while Lidia prepares Cauliflower Soup and Chicken Vesuvio. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Chicken for Everyone!"  NULL
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Ginger & Cream"  Guest Chef: Jasper White. This week, Ming shows us that ginger and cream aren't just for dessert. Ming demonstrates how these two elements can be used in three savory "All-In-One" dishes. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Italian Entrepreneurs"  The Italians came to America with very few possessions, but it was not long before they were "making good" in Louisiana. Joe Maselli introduces us to these Italian truck farmers, citrus importers, grocers, restaurateurs and ultimately, entrepreneurs of Louisiana's food industry. Chef Folse joins Phyllis Fresina, of Fresina's Pasta Company, as she demonstrates how to make a simple, authentic Italian dish. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Milan and Lake Como"  Rick peeks at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house in Milan, plus takes in Leonardo da Vinci's painting of The Last Supper.G
12:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "Blackbeard's Lost Ship"  Off the coast of North Carolina, a group of marine archaeologists has discovered the remains of the Queen Anne's Revenge, the pirate Blackbeard's flagship. Their careful preservation and analysis of the remains - including cannons, guns, anchors, even gold - are helping to solve the biggest mystery about the infamous pirate's reign: Was the ship's sinking an accident or was the grounding a carefully laid plot by Blackbeard to double-cross his men and steal the treasure for himself? Three hundred years later, SECRETS OF THE DEAD reveals the true story. D
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   With the January 1st deadline to avoid the fiscal cliff about two weeks away.neither side appears to be giving any ground. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest from Washington. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Matt Damon (actor) Pt. 2. D
3:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "The Transformative Power of Technology"  Educators, policy-makers, and young inventers look at technology's innovative side. From its role in affecting education reform to mapping our cities to revolutionizing everyday lifestyle, the show will explore what's happening and what's to come. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Linda Bradley, M.D. (The Cleveland Clinic)/Jakob Dylan (musician). D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How Should the United States Wield Power in a Changing World?"  Guests: Joseph Nye, author of "The Future of Power"; Robert Kagan, Brookings Institution. In his new book, Nye writes, "It is currently fashionable to predict a decline in the United States' power. But the United States is not in absolute decline, and in relative terms, there is reasonable probability that it will remain more powerful than any other state in the coming decades. D
5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "How Belief Systems Work"  We like to think that we are rational, that what we believe is what is true. But we often believe because of our "belief systems"-"how we believe" may be more important than "what we believe.". D
6:00 am 
Amish: American Experience   This film explores the insular religious community whose intense faith and adherence to 400-year-old traditions have by turns captivated and baffled Americans for more than a century. The film examines the beliefs, lifestyle and history of the Amish, as well as their complex relationship to mainstream American culture.G
8:00 am 
Bhutan - Taking The Middle Path to Happiness   This examines Bhutan's policy of "Gross National Happiness," which emphasizes environmental and cultural preservation, economic development through hydroelectric power, and transparent and honest governance. Happiness and enlightenment, they believe, result from neither overindulging in the world's pleasures nor rejecting the world's goodness.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Jewel of the North"  The water is so clear and the colors so intense that people sometimes mistake photographs of Priest Lake for Hawaii! In the 1920's silent-movie star Nell Shipman came to the most northern of Idaho's big lakes to produce her silent films. Today the area is a magnet for campers, fishermen, rock climbers, skiers and anyone who loves magical settings.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Bob Kustra"  Marcia Franklin talks with Dr. Bob Kustra, the president of Boise State University, about his past decade as head of that institution, his vision for the school, and trends in higher education across the country.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How Should the United States Wield Power in a Changing World?"  Guests: Joseph Nye, author of "The Future of Power"; Robert Kagan, Brookings Institution. In his new book, Nye writes, "It is currently fashionable to predict a decline in the United States' power. But the United States is not in absolute decline, and in relative terms, there is reasonable probability that it will remain more powerful than any other state in the coming decades. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "How Belief Systems Work"  We like to think that we are rational, that what we believe is what is true. But we often believe because of our "belief systems"-"how we believe" may be more important than "what we believe.". D
12:00 pm 
Amish: American Experience   This film explores the insular religious community whose intense faith and adherence to 400-year-old traditions have by turns captivated and baffled Americans for more than a century. The film examines the beliefs, lifestyle and history of the Amish, as well as their complex relationship to mainstream American culture.G
2:00 pm 
Bhutan - Taking The Middle Path to Happiness   This examines Bhutan's policy of "Gross National Happiness," which emphasizes environmental and cultural preservation, economic development through hydroelectric power, and transparent and honest governance. Happiness and enlightenment, they believe, result from neither overindulging in the world's pleasures nor rejecting the world's goodness.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Amish: American Experience   This film explores the insular religious community whose intense faith and adherence to 400-year-old traditions have by turns captivated and baffled Americans for more than a century. The film examines the beliefs, lifestyle and history of the Amish, as well as their complex relationship to mainstream American culture.G
7:00 pm 
Bhutan - Taking The Middle Path to Happiness   This examines Bhutan's policy of "Gross National Happiness," which emphasizes environmental and cultural preservation, economic development through hydroelectric power, and transparent and honest governance. Happiness and enlightenment, they believe, result from neither overindulging in the world's pleasures nor rejecting the world's goodness.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   This is the eve of a critical weekend for retailers. Will stores be filled with buyers? Or, just browsers? The answer could decide how this holiday season turns out. NBR's Suzanne Pratt reports from New York. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: The Making of Globe Trekker"  Cameras turn on a GLOBE TREKKER crew on the road to capture how the series is filmed.G

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