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April 14, 2012
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1:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "House Divided"  Election of Abraham Lincoln spawns secession of seven states led by South Carolina. Confederate States form provisional government before Lincoln is inaugurated, take over two southern forts. Neither side believes there will be war, but attack on Fort Sumter by Confederate forces signals beginning of conflict. Both sides mobilize quickly. Union has material advantage; Confederates win early battles. Lincoln and Union generals want to minimize damage to South so they can come back into Union. Influence of border states. Confiscation Acts address problem of captured and runaway slaves. War becomes harder with no end in sight.G

2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Restless Society"  Election of 1960. Kennedy's thousand days in office; his assassination. Johnson's succession: assault on poverty, Great Society. Battle for racial equality: expanding protests, urban violence, black power.G

2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Nation Torn"  Diversifying foreign policy. Confrontations with the Soviet Union. The agony of Viet Nam. The traumas of 1968: the Tet offensive, King and Kennedy assassinations, political turmoil.G

3:00 am 
Human Condition  "Diagnosis: Cancer"  The program deals with why patients diagnosed with cancer, any of more than 100 diseases characterized by abnormal growth of aberrant cells, should no longer assume that the diagnosis is a "death sentence".G

3:30 am 
Human Condition  "Living with Cancer"  The program identifies the recent technological and scientific advances that have enabled ever-greater numbers of cancer patients to "beat" the disease and covers the principal forms of cancer treatment, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.G

4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Sea Floor"  Examines major sea-floor features: the mid-oceanic ridge, oceanic trenches and fracture zones.G

4:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Waves, Beaches and Coasts"  Demonstrates the importance of waves in affecting coastal landforms.G

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6:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Chronic Pain Management"  Chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. See how leading experts help patients lead more productive, less painful lives. D

6:30 am 
Essential Pepin  "Fowl Play"  Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. D

7:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Shrimp, Shrimp, and More Shrimp"  Lidia takes viewers on a journey to Italy to learn about pepperoncino, a quintessential ingredient in any Fra Diavolo dish. Tanya shows viewers that Italian Americans are internationally recognized for their great cuisine, which can be found everywhere from Sonoma, California to St. Louis, Missouri to Boston's North End. D

7:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Michael Ruhlman & Salt"  Seasoning with salt. What could be simpler, right? Wrong! Think about how many meals you've had that were either too salty or under-seasoned! On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming is zeroing in on a technique that is critical to successful cooking if done with a gentle hand. Joining him is the perfect man for the job, the ultimate scrutinizer of cooking techniques, author and chef Michael Ruhlman. D

8:00 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Baja Beach House Cooking"  Rick introduces viewers to some of Los Cabos top chefs and their restaurants then cooks dinner for them at a luxurious beach house. Margarita Carrillo, chef/owner of Don Emiliano Restaurant in San Jose del Cabo, joins Rick to purchase the local cabrillo fish and to visit Tamarindo's Farm for organically grown produce. Rick makes a tamarind chile sauce to go with his fish and eggplant course. D

8:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Latin All-Stars with Maricel Presilla"  Famed Latin American chef and food historian Maricel Presilla shares her favorite dishes and cooking techniques with Sara. Her Zucchini Cuban-Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito with Almond Cacao Picada is vegetarian, but satisfying enough for die hard carnivores. A thick and hearty Mayan Turkey Stew has the unique taste of tomatillos and tortillas on the side. D

9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Old Fashioned Pork"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make crispy Pan-Fried Pork chops. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing vacuum sealers. and finally, Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect Pork Pot roast using a slow cooker. D

9:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Italian Marketplace"  Inspired by the roasted chickens in the marketsof Italy Joanne teaches her student Joan her version of crispy chicken and potatoes with a side of hot pepper and white balsamic broccolini, topped off with a cherry Zinfandel zabaglione. Recipes: Broccolini with Hot Pepper and White Balsamic, Crispy Chicken and Potatoes with Mustard, Rosemary and Capers, and Fresh Cherries with Late Harvest Zinfandel Zabaglione. Student: Joan Boada, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Moroccan Feast"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a Moroccan-style Chicken Tagine at home with foolproof Couscous that's better than any store-bought brand. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her pick for the best compost bucket. Later, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making your own preserved lemons. D

10:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup   Jo Pearson opens the show with a sophisticated and fun party scape. Next, Lynell Harlow uses double glitter techniques to create fabulous card designs. Then, Julie Fe-Fan Balzer decorates drawer knobs with colored pens. D

11:00 am 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Structuring Your Painting, Part 1"  This instruction starts with the importance of reference material in developing any composition. Other attributes - such as season and light source - also need to be established. Jerry then discusses the use of eye stoppers, overlapping and negative space to arrive at a proper composition and maintain interest and excitement in the painting, Jerry completes the instruction by adding some do's and don'ts, featuring a special rule of how to create an entrance into a painting. D

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12:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 2 of 16"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook starts by transplanting the shrubs and plants from the front of the house to a place where they can be "heeled in" for safe keeping until the job is complete. Homeowner Joe Titlow shows host Kevin O'Connor how his company builds highly detailed architectural models (and a whole host of other useful items) by printing them with a 3-D printer. Then, Roger gets to work clearing the small trees and overgrowth that are in the way of the new family room addition. D

12:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Repairing a Shower Valve; Rebuilding a Wobbly Stair Banister"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner repair her faulty shower valve. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner rebuild her wobbly stair banister. D

1:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Native American Longbow, Arrows and Tools"  Some possessions are passed from generation to generation and are needed for survival. This longbow design was made of special unusually strong native woods. Learn the secret that made these one of America's most sought after items around the world. D

1:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Chippendale Footstool"  The s-curve legs and ball and claw feet are the dramatic features of Tommy's Chippendale footstool. Many furniture makers get defeated by the ball and claw, but in this episode, Tommy stops by master carver Will Neptune's shop to get tips on an incredibly easy way to break it down.G

2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "$16k Subcompact Shootout"  Road Test: $16K Subcompact Shootout. Road Test: 2012 BMW 3-Series. Goss' Garage: Clock Springs & Airbags. D

2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Washington farmers deliver a big.and sweet.cherry harvest. D

3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Deadliest Tornadoes"  NOVA examines tornado science in the wake of April 2011's outbreak of deadly winds that leave a trail of destruction and kill more than 360 people. While meeting with victims and scientists, the program looks at possible improvements in tornado prediction and ways to better protect people and communities.G

4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "El Paso, TX - Hour Three"  Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Bruce Shackelford discuss styles and values of vintage spurs against the backdrop of Indian Cliff Ranch. At the convention center highlights include a 1775 Revolutionary War canteen; an 1834 last will of historic Alamo fighter Ben Milam; and a 1787 Debbe Poor sampler, the oldest sampler on record from Andover, Massachusetts, valued at $40,000. Part 3 of 3G

5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Hughendon Manor 1"  Michael Aspel and the specialists head for Disraeli's home, Hughenden Manor in Buckinghamshire. Among the items featured are rare pictures of AA Milne's son "Christopher Robin," a previously unknown portrait of Admiral Nelson's daughter, and a stash of jewels thought to be paste that are worth the price of a car.G

5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Galicia and the Camino De Santiago"  Rick follows a centuries-old pilgrim trail, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in Spain's northwest corner. He stops in Pamplona for the running of the bulls and dives into the unique Celtic culture of Galicia where Riverdance meets flamenco.G

6:00 pm 
European Journal  "Belfast Shipbuilders Mourn The Sinking of the Titanic"  France: The Last Farm in Paris - Right in the middle of the upscale Montparnasse district of Paris is an old farmhouse in a state of increasing dilapidation. An initiative has been started to defend the site from profit-seeking speculators. Serbia: The Stony Path - Serbia has taken a giant step on the road to European Union accession. D

6:30 pm 
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7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "April Showers"  The cast and orchestra open the show with the 1921 favorite, "April Showers." Norma Zimmer & Jimmy Roberts "Look For the Silver Lining." Steve Smith sings about "April Love." Natalie Nevins says to "Look To the Rainbow." Jo Ann Castle plays a rousing "You Are My Sunshine."G

7:59 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Shoulder to Shoulder"  The Gentlemen's Ready-to-Wear and Ladies' Separates & Underwear have to share counters when the decorations arrive.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Hyacinth is at her wit's end, what with the charity shop, Councilor Nugent, Rose's love life and her Daddy.G

9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Rights of Man (Except for Howard)"  Hobbo decides that the still homeless Howard needs to show Pearl who is boss. Meanwhile Marina thinks she might find full-time commitment with Mr. Waddle and decides to seize the moment.G

9:30 pm 
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

10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Free Apricots"  A tractor-trailer flips over and the lodge members get an unlimited supply of apricots. Red makes a really high car jack. Bill goes rock climbing.G

10:30 pm 
Vicar of Dibley  "Celebrity Vicar"  Geraldine finds herself in the glare of publicity when articles appear in the press about Dibley's female vicar, and she is asked to be on a national radio show.G

11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Beast Below"  Amy Pond takes her first trip in the TARDIS when the Doctor whisks her away to the distant future and they discover Britain in space. Starship UK houses the future of the British people as they search the stars for a new home. But when Amy explores, she encounters the terrifying Smilers.G

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