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May 14, 2013
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12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Growing Up Caillou"  Caillou's Mini Marathon: Caillou wants to run a marathon, just like Daddy. His father explains that marathons are for grown-ups, but Caillou insists he can do it! Caillou and Daddy go running together, and Caillou discovers it's harder than it looks. When he sees Rosie dawdling along, Caillou realizes that everyone runs at their own speed and ability - and he decides to run a mini-marathon instead! Educational Objective: Accepting limitations and choosing appropriate goals. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "The Shrinking Blankey/Things I Can Do"  The Shrinking Blankey - Baby Bop's blankey seems to be getting smaller; she's convinced it's shrinking. But Barney shows her that, actually, she is growing. Baby Bop is not sure she likes this idea at first, but Barney soon helps her see that growing and changing are very good things! Things I Can Do - Baby Bop isn't satisfied with the things she can do. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Best Times!"  Sir Topham Hatt announces that the library is holding a special story time for all the children. He needs an engine to deliver the storybooks. Thomas is so excited that he has been chosen for the special that he doesn't wait to for the books to be tied in place. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Night of the Weiner Dog/Animal Trackers"  Hundley has strict demands when he stays in George's room. George takes pictures of wild animals.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha"  Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Out to Launch"  When Francine calls Hector a liar on a neighborhood billboard, The Electric Company has to work together to help clear Hector's name. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Don't Mess with the Best/Peanut Butter Battles"  DON'T MESS WITH THE BEST - Since Victoria Best couldn't outdo WordGirl at being a superhero she decides to become the cities' best villain. Using her magic recorder, she steals all the villains' weapons and lures WordGirl to the bank. Will WordGirl be able to stop her or will Victoria be the one villain who takes down WordGirl once and for all? Vocabulary Words: Defeat, Unstoppable. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Stuck On Sharks"  Martin and Chris are on a mission to uncover the secret life of the mysterious Great White Shark. They use Aviva's incredible Remora Rocketsub to "stick with" a female shark and soon learn that the giant predator of the sea actually has lots of challenges to contend with and that she could help them discover something that no one has ever seen before - the birth of Great White shark pups. But when Gourmand sniffs around looking for ingredients for his Shark Fin Soup recipe, the Wild Kratts team must help rescue their new friend. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Gone with the Fog"  The CyberSquad is in Gollywood making a movie when Glittertown's top designer, hairdresser and make-up artist go missing in a dense and unexpected fog. Turns out Hacker is responsible and has spirited the stylists away to his home base. Cyberspace's favorite weathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) helps the kids discover how to make fog, but to pull off a daring rescue, the kids have to find the elusive dew point at the Northern Frontier on their own. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "How Not to Impress The Press"  In order to prep for his big spread in Canine Weekly Magazine, Ruff tries out a new beauty cream. and it turns him into a turkey vulture! So he sends all six FETCHers out to learn whatever they can about turkey vultures. Later they head to an ad agency to figure out how to improve the turkey vulture's image. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - New highs for stocks, small businesses are more optimistic and American households are shedding debt. What does all this mean for the economy and the stock market? And, honeybees are disappearing. NBR will look at how their declining numbers are threatening parts of our food supply. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Warriors  "Napoleon"  This trio of action dramatic spectacles of men who shaped the world around them begins with Napoleon Bonaparte and focuses on three critical months in 1793. The 24-year-old artilliary officer, displaying a dazzling combination of political cunning, personal bravery and military genius, drives the English fleet from Toulon. The feat establishes his reputation and saves the revolution.G
8:00 pm 
Annie Oakley: American Experience   In 1926, just a few months before Annie Oakley's death, Will Rogers describes her as "the greatest woman rifle shot the world has ever produced." As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, she thrills audiences around the world with her daring shooting feats. Her act helps fuel turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the vanished, mythical world of the American West.G
9:00 pm 
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal  "It's A Free Country"  Ask Americans what the Constitution's most important feature is and most will say it's the guarantees of liberty enshrined in the Bill of Rights. In this episode, Sagal explores the history of the Bill of Rights and addresses several stories - ripped from the headlines - involving freedom of speech, freedom of religion and right to privacy. D
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Never Forget to Lie"  In this deeply personal documentary, filmmaker Marian Marzynski returns to the Warsaw ghetto of his childhood. Marzynski tells the story of how he as a Jewish boy escaped the Holocaust, hiding from the Nazis and surviving the war as an altar boy in a Catholic monastery. He shares the poignant, painful recollections of other child survivors, many of whom are visiting scenes of their childhood for the last time.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Valley of the Stygimolochs/Tiny Loves Fish"  Valley of the Stygimolochs - Buddy wonders if he'll grow horns when he gets older, so Mrs. Pteranodon takes him to visit some dinosaurs called Stygimoloch, who have really impressive horns. Tiny Loves Fish - After Mr. Pteranodon teaches the kids his fishing method, Buddy and Tiny work together as a team to catch fish in the Big Pond. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Beauty and the Beast"  "Grrr! Stomp!" is all Princess Pea hears on her playdate with Wolfy and she can't figure out why he's so angry! The Super Readers zip into the story of Beauty and the Beast and get to know the Beast himself! He isn't so "beastly" after all and if only he could turn down his roaring, Beauty might figure out they're not as different as she thinks. Educational Objectives: To learn about the right way to speak to friends, practice the alphabet, and rhyme with "ake" words. Kids will find out that the power to read can change the story!. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "When I Grow Up/Doing It Differently"  When I Grow Up - Sally and Nick are trying to guess what they'll be when they grow up when the Cat drops in for a visit. Cat is sure Nick and Sally will never guess what his friend Puggle will be when she grows up. When they see her, they start guessing right away! A frog? A duck? No, a beaver! They discover that, while Puggle may have some similarities to other creatures, she will grow up to be a duck billed platypus! Doing It Differently - Nick and Sally can't seem to find Harvey the guinea pig. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Speaking Dolphinese"  The Wild Kratts are on a mission to decode the secret language of one of the smartest creatures on Earth - Dolphins!. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sea Turtle Reef"  Create this beautiful reef using Wyland's technique, drawing, and painting in the same motion.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   The program theme is sacred and inspirational songs. Host, Scott Houston demonstrates a tip called The Gospel Walk-Up. Scott and his guests also show viewers how to play "Jesus Loves Me" and "Down By The Riverside. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G
7:00 pm 
Unlocking The Secrets of Our Cells - The Nobel Prize   Inside all of us exists a series of micro-worlds at the cellular, molecular and atomic level, constantly working to maintain our existence, but of which we are blissfully unaware. The 2012 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine, Physics and Chemistry, have all unveiled new knowledge about this micro-world; this program explores their work, going on a journey through the micro-layers, showing how the discoveries they have made influence all our lives. Inside all of our cells is the next - molecular- level of the micro-world. D
7:30 pm 
EcoSense for Living  "Household Tips"  Household tips for saving money while going easier on the planet. The first segment features nationally syndicated radio host and consumer advocate, Clark Howard, showing us the simple changes he's made in his own house to save on his energy bills. In the second segment, an urban couple in an older home is amazed at the results of their whole house energy audit. D
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Don't Forget"  Alda investigates how people create memories and how, with age, memories become slippery, elusive and may vanish. Technology reveals Alda's brain at work as he memorizes names and faces. He discovers how ice water can boost memory and how easy it is to have a false memory implanted.G
9:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Death on the Railroad"  A classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a murder mystery and a voyage of discovery explains what happened to a group of Irish men who immigrated to America. In 1832, railroad contractor Philip Duffy hired 57 Irish immigrants to lay railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Less than two months after their arrival, all 57 were dead. D
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Venom: Nature's Killer"  Venom scientists are in a race against time to learn the secrets of many creatures who have evolved extremely toxic cocktails designed to kill, that now may also yield a new generation of advanced drugs to treat human ailments. NOVA reveals how venom works and follows two scientists on expeditions to track down and capture deadly creatures to collect and study them before the animals become extinct.G
11:00 pm 
Unlocking The Secrets of Our Cells - The Nobel Prize   Inside all of us exists a series of micro-worlds at the cellular, molecular and atomic level, constantly working to maintain our existence, but of which we are blissfully unaware. The 2012 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine, Physics and Chemistry, have all unveiled new knowledge about this micro-world; this program explores their work, going on a journey through the micro-layers, showing how the discoveries they have made influence all our lives. Inside all of our cells is the next - molecular- level of the micro-world. D
11:30 pm 
EcoSense for Living  "Household Tips"  Household tips for saving money while going easier on the planet. The first segment features nationally syndicated radio host and consumer advocate, Clark Howard, showing us the simple changes he's made in his own house to save on his energy bills. In the second segment, an urban couple in an older home is amazed at the results of their whole house energy audit. D
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: III"  This episode is the third segment of the four-part review of the series and features highlights from Raquel's trip to Puerto Rico.G
1:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed The Slaves?"  This workshop examines the role of the enslaved in bringing about the end of slavery in the United States. Through analysis of President Lincoln's attitudes and actions before and during the Civil War, and correspondence, speeches, legislative orders, newspaper articles, and letters written by African Americans, enslaved and free, workshop participants debate the influences prompting Emancipation.G
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler's Three Laws"  The discovery of elliptical orbits helps describe the motion of heavenly bodies with unprecedented accuracy. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Kepler Problem"  The deduction of Kepler's laws from Newton's universal law of gravitation is one of the crowning achievements of Western thought. D
3:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Judgment and Decision Making"  Analyzes the decision making process and human intuition through interviews with leading authorities who reveal how and why people make good and bad decisions.G
3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Motivation and Emotion"  Reviews what researchers are discovering about why people act and feel as they do, from the exhilaration of love to the agony of failure.G
4:00 pm 
Design Squad  "Go-Kart Finale - Part 1"  The teams revamp go-karts for a high-speed off-road race. Part 1 of 2G
4:30 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
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Limerick Slam"  Jessica and Manny compete in the annual Limerick Slam. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Gone with the Fog"  The CyberSquad is in Gollywood making a movie when Glittertown's top designer, hairdresser and make-up artist go missing in a dense and unexpected fog. Turns out Hacker is responsible and has spirited the stylists away to his home base. Cyberspace's favorite weathercaster Stormy Gale (Janice Huff) helps the kids discover how to make fog, but to pull off a daring rescue, the kids have to find the elusive dew point at the Northern Frontier on their own. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Paint and Dye"  One key element of quilt design is fabric. Learn to create your own fabrics with paints and dyes for truly one-of-a-kind patterns. First, Marcia Derse begins with techniques for painting fabrics with silk screening paints. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Oriental Falls"  Bob Ross achieves some different effects on canvas, creating a light and easy beauty that looks almost like watercolor. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Black Eyed Peas, Smothered Cabbage, Beef Brisket with Horseradish, and Cornbread. 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 
Hometime  "Timber Shed Roof and Stone"  The HOMETIME crew installs clay tile roofing and natural stone cladding for the walls. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna"  Rick tiptoes through the palace of Maria Theresa and is dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. He picnics on the Danube, nibbles strudel in an old world cafe, reviews slinky Art Nouveau, and waltzes in three-quarter time to music by Johann Strauss.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Eastern Switzerland"  Burt finds a picturesque and uncrowded area with a Baroque abbey, textile center and a great couture house.G
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Game Day"  Venison Steaks In Sweet-Sour Sauce; Skillet Duck With Red Oak Salad; Sauteed Rabbit With Morels And Pearl Onions. 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 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Farmers' Market"  Caprial and John bring home treasures from local growers. They showcase their finds in fresh crab cocktail with roasted pepper coulis.G
11:00 pm 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Street Food Chronicles"  Much like the entire continent of Asia, street food is hugely popular in Korea and many of the most beloved dishes in the country come from street carts and stands. In this episode, Marja and Jean-Georges eat street food all over the peninsula, including silkworm larvae, hoddeok, sweet pancakes filled with peanuts and sugar, and Dragon's Beard, a candy made of stretched honey and nuts. At home, Marja makes her version of bindaddeok, her signature take on this simple pancake made of freshly ground mung beans shallow-fried until browned and crisp. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna"  Rick tiptoes through the palace of Maria Theresa and is dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. He picnics on the Danube, nibbles strudel in an old world cafe, reviews slinky Art Nouveau, and waltzes in three-quarter time to music by Johann Strauss.G
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
1:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - including GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G
2:00 pm 
Nature  "The Private Life of Deer"  They wander along our highways, reminders of the wilderness we have paved our way through. From coast to coast some 30 million white-tailed deer make their home in the United States.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Waimea 'ukulele & Slack Key Guitar"  This performance documentary provides an insider's peek into the unparalleled talent and camaraderie of the Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Institute, held annually in the quaint cowboy town of Waimea on Hawai'i Island. During the five-day event, some of the world's finest 'ukulele and slack key guitar artists gather to share their passion for music with aspiring musicians, fans, and one another through one-of-a-kind workshops and rousing concert performances. Featured musicians include Muriel Anderson, Danny Carvalho, Benny Chong, Kalai Ho'opi'i, Richard Ho'opi'i, Bobby Ingano, Ledward Kaapana, Mike Kaawa, David Kamakahi, Dennis Kamakahi, Ozzie Kotani, Sonny Lim, Aaron Mahi, Chino Montero, Cyril Pahinui, and Jeff Peterson. D
6:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "River of Kings, Part 2"  In the second part of this two-part special, Carl Safina meets the tribal leaders who inspired this grand vision of restoration, which has its roots in the native fishing rights campaigns of the 1960s; and our cameras discover some of the first wild Chinook salmon, descended miraculously from hatchery stock, now beginning to re-populate the Nisqually's pristine spawning grounds. D
6:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Trinidad's Turtle Giants"  After local leaders launched a crusade to end the slaughter of Trinidad's thousand-pound leatherback turtles, the turtles were transformed from shark bait to tourist attraction. Now Trinidad's beaches support 80 percent of the entire Caribbean's leatherbacks and nearby villages make a great living catering to the visitors. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - including GREAT PERFORMANCES and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report - New highs for stocks, small businesses are more optimistic and American households are shedding debt. What does all this mean for the economy and the stock market? And, honeybees are disappearing. NBR will look at how their declining numbers are threatening parts of our food supply. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "River of Kings, Part 2"  In the second part of this two-part special, Carl Safina meets the tribal leaders who inspired this grand vision of restoration, which has its roots in the native fishing rights campaigns of the 1960s; and our cameras discover some of the first wild Chinook salmon, descended miraculously from hatchery stock, now beginning to re-populate the Nisqually's pristine spawning grounds. D
11:30 pm 
Saving The Ocean  "Trinidad's Turtle Giants"  After local leaders launched a crusade to end the slaughter of Trinidad's thousand-pound leatherback turtles, the turtles were transformed from shark bait to tourist attraction. Now Trinidad's beaches support 80 percent of the entire Caribbean's leatherbacks and nearby villages make a great living catering to the visitors. D

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