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9:30 am 
Thomas & Friends  "All Together Now"  Ol' Wheezy Wobbles - On Misty Island, Ol' Wheezy has stopped working. Thomas wants to help and says he can fix Ol' Wheezy. He puffs to the Dieselworks, and asks Den and Dart for help because two busy boilers are better than one. D
10:00 am 
Wishbone  "A Tail In Twain (Pt. 2)"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, Joe, Samantha and David are looking for adventure, and find it when they spy a strange man digging around the "No Name Grave. D
10:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "The Jakey Express/Martha, Sled Dog"  The Jakey Express - Stuck in a traffic jam, Helen's dad tells the story of the day Jake was born, and how Martha was able to drum up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time. Vocabulary: (E) schedule(d), deliver(y)(ies), funicular, delay(ed), transportation (I) flag(ging)(ed) down, lift, early, late, traffic, on time. Martha, Sled Dog - Truman tells Martha the story of Balto, the heroic Alaskan sled dog. D
11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Great Investors: Ken Heebner"  Guest: Ken Heebner, Co-founder, Capital Growth Management; Portfolio Manager, CGM Focus Fund. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features legendary portfolio manager Ken Heebner, who is known for his big bets and rapid trading at the CGM funds. He shares his contrarian views on the U.S. D
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Sextremism: Radical women protesters have begun a movement called Femen. Their specialty? Protesting topless. Their most recent fight is supposedly for the rights of Muslim women, but Muslim women are saying that Femen does not represent their own beliefs. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Painting and Travel with Roger & Sarah Bansemer  "Heritage Village"  Spend the day at Heritage Village Park in Largo, Florida. Sarah enjoys walking thru the old timey village stores, school and firehouse. Roger goes inside a pioneer cabin and paints one of the old fashioned rooms' interior. D
1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "The Bib Easy, Heather Bailey"  Make quick and easy baby bibs. D
2:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Calypso Tote"  National Sewing Educator Pam Mahshie demonstrates to Mary how to stitch long accurate seams, with different techniques, how to add dimension to your project, and how to successfully stitch on heavy or uneven fabric surfaces. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Dormers"  Dean, Miriam and the HOMETIME team explore the intricacies of integrating several dormers into the roof's design. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Top Shop Tips"  In the Woodsmith Shop, we're always looking for ways to make woodworking faster, safer, and more accurate. See some of our favorite shop tips and techniques from the pages of Woodsmith magazine.G
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 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "The Rite of Spring"  Allen is preparing for a fun-filled Spring celebration at the farm. He shows us how to take elements from the garden and the spice rack to make natural Easter egg dyes. He also offers advice on preparing for the celebration days in advance. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Living Outside Tribal Lines"  This week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), begins with a report on striking extremes of wealth and poverty on display in California's Silicon Valley. Facebook, Google, and Apple are minting millionaires while the area's homeless -- who've grown 20 percent in the last two years -- are living in tent cities at their virtual doorsteps. These are the human faces of economic inequality. D
6:00 pm 
Divine Women  "Handmaids of the Gods"  Bettany Hughes travels to the island of Lesbos to discover the truth behind the much sensationalized poet Sappho. Best known today for giving us the words sapphic and lesbian, in her own time Sappho fulfilled the important role of a priestess, channeling the power of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, beauty and sexuality. Part 2 of 3G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G
7:29 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Photographer Bill Wallauer"  The wildlife photographer has some "home movies" to share from his time as Jane Goodall's director of photography and his recent work on Disney's "Chimpanzees."G
8:00 pm 
Call The Midwife  "S2 E3"  Jenny is loaned to a short-staffed London Hospital to work on the male surgical ward. Hesitant about her temporary assignment, she becomes increasingly uneasy when she finds herself working under an intimidating surgeon. Back in Poplar, Jane, a new addition to the household, lends a hand in Jenny's absence.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Mr. Selfridge, Part 3"  After taking his wife, Rose, and eldest daughter to see the iconic dancer Anna Pavlova, Selfridge invites the dancer to his store for a publicity event, and to take tea with his wife. Ellen Love makes an appearance at the tea while Rose is delayed by Bohemian painter Roddy Temple and his friends. Part 3 of 8G
10:00 pm 
New Tricks  "Part of a Whole"  Thirty years ago, Strickland and a group of his associates, including Stephen Fisher, were involved in a covert operation on behalf of MI5. Now, someone is trying to kill all the members of that group, and Strickland turns to the UCOS team for help.G
11:00 pm 
Orchestra of Exiles   World famous violinist and Polish Jew Bronislaw Huberman embarks on a four-year odyssey, which culminates in 1936 with the creation of a top-flight symphony orchestra in the desert outback of Palestine. His Jewish musicians were drawn from among the best players of Europe and were all escaping a world that would soon be torn apart by Nazi aggression.G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Asheville - Philadelphia"  Team "Tabula Rasa" winds up their Roadtrip with a series of final interviews. In Asheville, North Carolina, Kitty Love, tattoo artist, talks about the unusual path that led her to become an Arts activist and community organizer. On their way to Philadelphia, they have a conversation with The Knux, hip-hop artists, performing at the All Points West Music & Arts Festival in New Jersey. D
10:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "The Wonder Pill"  The placebo effect, sneered at for years as a distraction from "real" medical treatment, now turns out to be a real phenomenon and a potential addition to modern medicine.G
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Awakening"  Hidden in the red hills of Australia are clues to the mysteries of Earth's birth, how life arose and how it transformed the planet. Experts unveil the earliest forms of life: an odd assortment of bacterial slime that would flood the atmosphere with oxygen and spark a biological revolution. Part 1 of 4G
12:00 pm 
Wild!  "Orangutans: The Last Trimate"  In the late 60s, legendary anthropologist Louis Leakey appointed three women to study and care for the great apes of the world: Dian Fossey (gorillas), Jane Goodall (chimpanzees), Birute Galdikas (orangutans). Thirty-five years later Birute is still there, based in the appropriately named Camp Leakey, and is responsible for the longest study of an animal species by a single person ever conducted. Known as the "Trimates", Birute is the least recognized of the three women, yet her crusade is no less compelling.G
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World: Across America: Route 66 & Beyond"  Justine Shapiro kicks off the journey with a road trip west across the United States. Starting in Washington, D.C., she follows the Blue Ridge Parkway to Nashville and Memphis, birth places of American country and soul musical styles. She rambles through Arkansas and then hits Route 66 from Oklahoma into Arizona.G
2:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Correspondent John Larson travels to Ohio to assess how workers there are faring after the loss of millions of manufacturing jobs over the past 35 years. It's the fourth in his series of "Main Street" reports. D
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Saving and Investing for Your Future"  You'll learn along with the Biz Kids about the powerful potential of starting a savings plan early in life. You'll also discover various savings and investing options available to young people. As always, you'll meet individuals who are successful at saving and at their businesses. D
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Crater Lake Petroglyphs"  This episode visits the backcountry of the Warner Uplands with archaeologists who have spent 30 years tracking down evidence of ancient people.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Italian Favorites Revisited"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Slow-Cooker Meatballs and Marinara. Then, Chris answers questions from viewers. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for garlic peelers. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Ancient Glory"  Rick takes a fresh look at Rome by exploring the traces of life in the capital of the ancient world - visiting the Colosseum and the Pantheon, and viewing the empire's art. Then he goes by bicycle to see the Appian Way and the other marvels of Roman engineering. Part 1 of 3G
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Awakening"  Hidden in the red hills of Australia are clues to the mysteries of Earth's birth, how life arose and how it transformed the planet. Experts unveil the earliest forms of life: an odd assortment of bacterial slime that would flood the atmosphere with oxygen and spark a biological revolution. Part 1 of 4G
6:00 pm 
Small Farm Rising   Right now, in our back yards, a new generation of farmers is redefining agriculture in America. Small, modern, sustainable and rooted in the community, these local farms are in the forefront of a movement growing across the nation. A family owned and operated farm produces award-winning goat milk cheeses; a farm powered solely by horses provides members with a full diet year-round; and two youthful entrepreneurs run an organic vegetable farm. D
7:00 pm 
Good Food   Something remarkable is happening in fields and orchards across North America. Small family farmers are making a comeback, growing healthier food, and lots more food per acre, while using less energy and water than factory farms. They are sowing the seeds of a local and sustainable food system. D
8:00 pm 
American Masters  "Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character"  For 11 years, the wacky performer brought people together weekly through her television show during the divisive years of the 1960s and 1970s. She won - and sometimes broke - hearts with her edgy, always sympathetic, characters. She could fall down a fight of stairs or hold her own in a duet with Julie Andrews. This profile shows the many sides of this multifaceted performer.G
9:30 pm 
Erma Bombeck: Legacy of Laughter   This film examines the life and career of the late American humorist. Archival photographs, video clips and personal memorabilia trace Bombeck's life from her childhood during the Great Depression to her work as a women's rights activist. Interviews with family, friends and colleagues and readings from her work expand the portrait. Her neighbor, friend and former talk-show host Phil Donahue narrates the profile.G
10:00 pm 
Small Farm Rising   Right now, in our back yards, a new generation of farmers is redefining agriculture in America. Small, modern, sustainable and rooted in the community, these local farms are in the forefront of a movement growing across the nation. A family owned and operated farm produces award-winning goat milk cheeses; a farm powered solely by horses provides members with a full diet year-round; and two youthful entrepreneurs run an organic vegetable farm. D
11:00 pm 
Good Food   Something remarkable is happening in fields and orchards across North America. Small family farmers are making a comeback, growing healthier food, and lots more food per acre, while using less energy and water than factory farms. They are sowing the seeds of a local and sustainable food system. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Light"  Add some sparkle and light with Katie as she makes gem napkin rings and learns the art of forcing plant bulbs with expert Gardner Pam Healey. Recipes: Parmesan soup, deep-dish quiche and asparagus proscuitto. D
10:00 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Sydney"  Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, on to pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art and surfing at Bondi beach.G
10:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Queensland, Australia"  Rudy basks on sun-washed beaches, explores chic beachside towns, cliffs, rainforests and the Great Barrier Reef. He offers tips on avoiding poisonous creatures and on diving amid one of the seven natural wonders of the world.G
11:00 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "New Zealand's South Island"  Rudy visits vast vineyards, an artists' colony where he learns about Maori bone carving, and the city of Queenstown. He braves white-water rapids on river boards and rides in a hot air balloon.G
11:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "New Zealand's North Island"  Rudy kayaks along the coastline, follows a Maori guide to where tribes signed a treaty with European settlers, and bicycles through fruit and olive groves.G
12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "That Would Never Work Here, Either!"  Involving students in assessment is often the key to engaging them in learning. This workshop will continue to follow Barbara and Scott as they use assessment to encourage their students to improve their performance. Providing opportunities for students to assess their own work and that of their peers will be the focus of this workshop. D
1:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 7. Genetics of Development"  Organisms as different as flies, fish, and humans share a set of genes, known as a genetic toolkit, which guides development. This session presents new perspectives on the remarkable similarity in these molecules and processes and the ethical questions involved in this research. D
2:00 pm 
Small Farm Rising   Right now, in our back yards, a new generation of farmers is redefining agriculture in America. Small, modern, sustainable and rooted in the community, these local farms are in the forefront of a movement growing across the nation. A family owned and operated farm produces award-winning goat milk cheeses; a farm powered solely by horses provides members with a full diet year-round; and two youthful entrepreneurs run an organic vegetable farm. D
3:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 6. Engaging Students In Active Learning"  How do we engage students in active learning? In this session, the teachers examine the elements of authentic instruction and cooperative learning to identify ways of engaging students in social studies content. They review the importance of questioning in relation to higher-order thinking and explore classroom strategies to stimulate thinking and bring social studies concepts to life for their students. D
4:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Algebra and Calculas: The Challenge"  With Professor James Kaput. Professor Kaput of the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, studies children. 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  "Personal Pizzas"  This recipe is every kid's favorite and a personal favorite of mine, so we call it Personal Pizzas. These are going to be "made to order", or "just the way you like it", with a blend of cheeses, gooey mozzarella cheese and an endless list of creative toppings like olives, grilled vegetables, and pepperoni. And you know pizza restaurants from all over America give a unique name to their own specialty pizzas on the menu. 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  "Ultimate Italian"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn secrets of homemade pasta from the pros. In the test kitchen, test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Fresh Pasta Without a Machine. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Mozzarella Cheese. D
7:00 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Frying"  The best fried foods are golden brown on the outside and deliciously tender within - never greasy or soggy. Yet frying is a technique that can elude even the most ambitious home cook. In this episode, Martha offers lessons in how to deep-fry and pan-fry to perfection in your own kitchen. D
7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Making Waves Or Marrakech Express"  Joanne turns ordinary romaine into an exotic salad salad with honey, cardamom, and Moroccan Spiced Almonds. Her student, Leah, boards the Marrakech Express to learn the secret to making burger night an even bigger hit with the family, mixing Moroccan spices with lamb and topping with a zesty cucumber, yogurt sauce with ginger. Recipes: Romaine Waves with Honey and Cardamom and Moroccan Spiced Almonds, Moroccan Merguez Lamb Burgers, Yogurt, Cucumber and Ginger Sauce. D
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  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick experiences Ireland in the extreme on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.G
9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Edinburgh & The Scottish Highlands"  Rudy attends the Edinburgh International Festival - the world's largest arts festival featuring theater, comedy, dance, music, opera, street performance and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatoo. Then Rudy heads north to the Highlands where he rides the so-called "Harry Potter Train" and visits the Isle of Skye.G
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  "Ultimate Italian"  Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn secrets of homemade pasta from the pros. In the test kitchen, test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Fresh Pasta Without a Machine. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Mozzarella Cheese. D
10:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Beef Roulade & Grilled Bread with Tomatoes"  Joanne gives student Del a technique-intensive lesson on how to prepare beef rolled around vegetables, then shows him a special tool from Italy which they use to make grilled bread with ripe tomatoes and olive oil. Recipes: (1) BEEF ROULADE WITH ROASTED FENNEL AND SWEET PEPPERS, (2) GRILLED BREAD WITH RIPE TOMATOES AND OLIVE OIL. Student: Clodel "Del" Gosuico - Programmer. D
11:00 pm 
Taste This!  "Nyc Upper East Side"  Chef Joe travels to the upper east side of New York City to learn more about this cozy restaurant that has been in business for the past 33 years. A staple in this neighborhood, this intimate restaurant offers an overall, great dining experience. Back in the test kitchen, using Sun dried Tomato Pesto, Chef Joe creates a chicken dish stuffed with the pesto and potato flakes plus a pasta dish using Gnocchi and the pesto as the garnish!. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick experiences Ireland in the extreme on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Author Ethan Watters: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Ethan Watters joins Franklin for a discussion of the themes in his book, The Urban Tribe, which looks at the ways in which young, unmarried Americans create their own sense of "family."G
10:00 am 
Seeds of Resiliency   SEEDS OF RESILIENCY introduces diverse individuals who have survived tragedies and traumas, and overcome mental and physical challenges, and now use their experiences to affect change and help others. Each thrives today because they refused to give up their struggle, even when all hope seemed lost. These compelling, uplifting and inspirational portraits attest to the strength of the human spirit and the power of positive thinking and action. D
11:00 am 
Sacred Stick   SACRED STICK examines the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects of lacrosse. From the ancient Maya to the world famous Iroquois Nationals team, this program explores the cultural diffusion and transmutation of a uniquely indigenous sport that, like Native people themselves, adapted and endured within the dominant culture. The thirty-minute film is intended for both a general audience, for whom lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the country, and a Native American-specific audience for whom lacrosse has deep cultural meaning. D
12:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Big Enough"  In this intimate portrait, several dwarfs who appeared in Jan Krawitz and Thomas Ott's 1982 film Little People welcome the camera into their lives once again. Through a prism of "then and now," the characters in the film confront physical and emotional challenges with humor, grace, and sometimes, frustration. D
1:30 pm 
Return   When 13-year-old Fred Sondermann escaped from Nazi Germany in 1939, on the eve of World War II, he never imagined he would return. His homeland held only horrific and traumatizing memories of discrimination, persecution and death. However, an opportunity in 1969 to spend a sabbatical in Germany represented a chance for Dr. Sondermann to make sense of, and peace with, his experiences. D
2:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Stealing Africa"  How much profit is fair? Ruschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rate and very wealthy residents. But it receives more tax revenue than it can use. This is largely thanks to one resident - Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore, whose copper mines in Zambia are not generating a large bounty tax revenue for the Zambians. D
3:00 pm 
AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange  "Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle"  Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona. D
4:00 pm 
Seeds of Resiliency   SEEDS OF RESILIENCY introduces diverse individuals who have survived tragedies and traumas, and overcome mental and physical challenges, and now use their experiences to affect change and help others. Each thrives today because they refused to give up their struggle, even when all hope seemed lost. These compelling, uplifting and inspirational portraits attest to the strength of the human spirit and the power of positive thinking and action. D
5:00 pm 
Sacred Stick   SACRED STICK examines the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects of lacrosse. From the ancient Maya to the world famous Iroquois Nationals team, this program explores the cultural diffusion and transmutation of a uniquely indigenous sport that, like Native people themselves, adapted and endured within the dominant culture. The thirty-minute film is intended for both a general audience, for whom lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the country, and a Native American-specific audience for whom lacrosse has deep cultural meaning. D
6:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Big Enough"  In this intimate portrait, several dwarfs who appeared in Jan Krawitz and Thomas Ott's 1982 film Little People welcome the camera into their lives once again. Through a prism of "then and now," the characters in the film confront physical and emotional challenges with humor, grace, and sometimes, frustration. D
7:30 pm 
Return   When 13-year-old Fred Sondermann escaped from Nazi Germany in 1939, on the eve of World War II, he never imagined he would return. His homeland held only horrific and traumatizing memories of discrimination, persecution and death. However, an opportunity in 1969 to spend a sabbatical in Germany represented a chance for Dr. Sondermann to make sense of, and peace with, his experiences. D
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Stealing Africa"  How much profit is fair? Ruschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rate and very wealthy residents. But it receives more tax revenue than it can use. This is largely thanks to one resident - Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore, whose copper mines in Zambia are not generating a large bounty tax revenue for the Zambians. D
9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Backroad Adventures"  Taking three routes - Owyhee Backcountry Byway (Mud Flat Road), Magruder Corridor, and Lolo Motorway - the program samples what Idaho's 40,000 miles of backroads offer travelers. Along the way, there are scenic vistas, a bit of history, and opportunities to spot wildlife.G
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Author Ethan Watters: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Ethan Watters joins Franklin for a discussion of the themes in his book, The Urban Tribe, which looks at the ways in which young, unmarried Americans create their own sense of "family."G
10:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Big Enough"  In this intimate portrait, several dwarfs who appeared in Jan Krawitz and Thomas Ott's 1982 film Little People welcome the camera into their lives once again. Through a prism of "then and now," the characters in the film confront physical and emotional challenges with humor, grace, and sometimes, frustration. D
11:30 pm 
Return   When 13-year-old Fred Sondermann escaped from Nazi Germany in 1939, on the eve of World War II, he never imagined he would return. His homeland held only horrific and traumatizing memories of discrimination, persecution and death. However, an opportunity in 1969 to spend a sabbatical in Germany represented a chance for Dr. Sondermann to make sense of, and peace with, his experiences. D
9:30 am 
WordGirl  "Victoria Best/Showdown at the Secret Spaceship Hideout"  Victoria Best - New student (and villain) Victoria Best wins all but one of the trophies at the school assembly. When Becky's trophy goes missing, WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face come up with a contest that will thwart Victoria's evil trophy stealing plans. Showdown at the Super Secret Spaceship Hideout - During the latest encounter between WordGirl and Dr. Two Brains, Two-Brains hits himself with his snooze-ray. D
10:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Past Perfect Prediction"  Convinced that the last piece he needs to activate his powerful new machine is hidden in Slider's garage, Hacker threatens to evict the teen unless he pays up on an old debt. Enter the kids and Digit. As a way to raise the money, they convince Slider to open the garage for business - just like his dad did. D
10:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D
11:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "The Big Sleepover/Dog for a Day"  "The Big Sleepover"--Emily is going off the Island for a night and asks Charley to baby-sit for Clifford. The day goes pretty well, but when night falls, Clifford really misses Emily. The whole town bands together to get the big red dog through the night, discovering that they can accomplish anything if they put their minds to it! "Dog for a Day"--Fed up with his "responsibilities," Charley decides he would like to lead a dog's life -- no chores, no school, no problems. D
12:00 pm 
Arthur  "Elwood City Turns 100! (Parts I & II)"  Arthur's class is chosen to stage a musical tribute for its city's centennial celebration. But soon the rehearsals become a drama of missed cues, inflated egos, and alien invasions. And that's behind the curtain! In front, seated in the audience, viewers will glimpse returning animated guest stars-including Art Garfunkel, Fred Rogers, and Michelle Kwan-all invited by Muffy to the show. D
12:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Amazing Maze Race/The Color of Monkey"  When a cow eats his map, George has to find creative ways to get through a maze at Renkins Farm.G
1:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Blue Feet Are Neat/A Little Reef Magic"  Blue Feet Are Neat - Nick and Sally are trying out their new blue rubber boots but they keep getting stuck in the mud! Cat knows just who can help them - Buster, the Blue-footed Booby bird. Buster is only too happy to show them how his wide, flat blue feet help him move easily over the muddy shore. With Cat's help to make their boots wide and flat, Sally and Nick can now walk across the mud without getting stuck - just like Buster! Reef Magic - Nick has difficulty learning a "disappearing" magic trick, when who should appear but The Cat in the Hat! He takes Nick and Sally to the coral reef of Scoobamareen. D
2:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Galileo's Space Adventure"  Princess glimpses a flash of light while the friends are learning about space. What could it be? The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston. Will the super readers be able to assist, or will Houston have a problem? Educational Objectives: To learn about our solar system. D
2:30 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Buddy Explores The Tyrannosaurs/Rainy Day Fight"  Buddy, an adopted T. rex, wishes he knew more about his T. rex ancestors. So, Dad takes him and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train back to the early Cretaceous, to visit an ancestor: an earlier version of Tyrannosaurus rex called Raptorex. Rodney Raptorex is a kid who won't grow up to be as big as Buddy will, but the two boys find that they not only have a lot of differences, they have a lot in common, too. D
3:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Practice Makes Proud"  Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. D
4:00 pm 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
4:30 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid The Weatherman"  Sid wants to be a weatherman so he can decide what the weather will be every day. Sid and friends investigate weather and learn that weathermen don't control the weather, but they do have to know all about rain, sun, wind, and hot and cold temperatures!. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Robots to the Rescue!/Radio Read-A-Thon"  Robots to the Rescue! - When Frog discovers that you can make a word "more than one" by adding the letter S to the end of it, he becomes a mad scientist of sorts, making more and more of everything! Frog learns that while having a lot of stuff might seem like a good idea, too much of anything soon leads to chaos. Frog fortunately has a robot who likes to clean up! Build a Word: ROBOTS. Radio Read-a-thon - Duck asks Frog to read his favorite book on Ant's radio station because he can't read it himself. D
5:30 pm 
Caillou  "Team Player Caillou"  Caillou Conducts: The preschool has a visitor - Liz, a musician. She shows the kids all sorts of instruments and Caillou is excited when he's chosen to be the orchestra's 'conductor'. In fact, he's so excited, he can't stop conducting those around him - at preschool and even at home! When Caillou refuses to share his conductor's baton he soon learns how easy it is to hurt other's feelings - and how it feels better to give others a turn. D
6:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Venice, Anyone?: Italy"  Emma can't play with her friends because she has to complete a school project about her family. Before you know it, Barney brings Emma on a trip to Venice to learn more about her great granddad. While there, the kids learn about the culture and geography. D
6:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Learning Together"  James to the Rescue - James is asked to be the Sodor Search and Rescue Engine but is upset when Toby is asked to help him. James says that Sodor Rescue Engines are Steam Engines, not Steam Trams like Toby! They chuff off to rescue Gordon whose wheels have come off the track. James wants to help by pulling him forward, but Toby thinks they should get Rocky since Gordon is too heavy. D
7:00 pm 
Curious George  "Amazing Maze Race/The Color of Monkey"  When a cow eats his map, George has to find creative ways to get through a maze at Renkins Farm.G
7:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D
8:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Wordball Is My Oyster"  Lisa gets a case of stage fright when she's cast as the lead in Hector's play. Can Lisa overcome her fears in time to save the play, or will she have to give her part to Annie?. D
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Nocan The Evil Ingredient Finding Guy/The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back"  The Straw That Broke Two Brains' Back - Becky is tired of missing out on regular kid fun because she always has to save the city from another villain's scheme. When Dr. Two Brains interrupts her Pretty Princess documentary it puts her over the edge. Can WordGirl defeat Dr. Two Brains and get back to the making-of her favorite show in time? Nocan the Evil Ingredient Finding Guy - Chuck commissions Nocan the Contrarian to be his apprentice in the city's sandwich-making contest. D
9:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Secrets of the Spider's Web"  When the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers take a nasty tumble, the Wild Kratts sets off on a mission to find and recreate one of the greatest of all biotech engineering secrets. Spider silk. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Past Perfect Prediction"  Convinced that the last piece he needs to activate his powerful new machine is hidden in Slider's garage, Hacker threatens to evict the teen unless he pays up on an old debt. Enter the kids and Digit. As a way to raise the money, they convince Slider to open the garage for business - just like his dad did. D
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "The Ol' Switcheroo"  Ruff sends Harsha and DJ out to engineer a "puck stopper" that he can use as goalie in a game with Scruff's hockey team. Meanwhile, Jay and Noel trade places for a day. D
10:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "The Big Sleepover/Dog for a Day"  "The Big Sleepover"--Emily is going off the Island for a night and asks Charley to baby-sit for Clifford. The day goes pretty well, but when night falls, Clifford really misses Emily. The whole town bands together to get the big red dog through the night, discovering that they can accomplish anything if they put their minds to it! "Dog for a Day"--Fed up with his "responsibilities," Charley decides he would like to lead a dog's life -- no chores, no school, no problems. D
11:00 pm 
Arthur  "Elwood City Turns 100! (Parts I & II)"  Arthur's class is chosen to stage a musical tribute for its city's centennial celebration. But soon the rehearsals become a drama of missed cues, inflated egos, and alien invasions. And that's behind the curtain! In front, seated in the audience, viewers will glimpse returning animated guest stars-including Art Garfunkel, Fred Rogers, and Michelle Kwan-all invited by Muffy to the show. D
11:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D

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