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February 15, 2013
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2:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Migration from Latin America"  Mavis Weir teaches 10th–grade history at Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, California. In this lesson, students explore the various reasons people emigrate from their homeland. The class is broken up into six separate groups, each representing a different Latin American country with its own set of resources. D
2:26 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Competing Ideologies"  Wendell Brooks is a teacher at the diverse Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California. Mr. Brooks' ninth–grade history class focuses on a variety of political ideologies present during the period of World War I. His class includes lively discussion on capitalism, communism, totalitarianism, and Nazism, as portrayed by leaders such as Hitler and Mussolini. In his lesson, Mr. Brooks incorporates a Socratic discussion into his lesson, as well as group activities and presentations. D
3:00 am 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 7. Three Schools, Three Approaches"  Documentary segments filmed during the next school year show the Learner Teams planning and teaching arts-based lessons that grew out of work in the first six programs. Discussions at the end of the school year, facilitated by one of the workshop leaders, give the Learner Team members a chance to reflect on some of the developments in their teaching practice. D
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Moving In Circles"  A look at the Platonic theory of uniform circular motion. D
4:30 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century  "Changes on the Chang Jiang"  Shanghai enters the 21st Century on a wave of development, ready to reclaim its legacy as China's commercial center. The steady growth of a township enterprise illustrates three great contrasts in modern China: rural vs urban, agricultural vs industrial, coastal vs interior.G
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Celebrations/Breaking The News"  Kevin graduates from high school, and Rebecca, after several rejections, is accepted into the San Francisco College of Music.G
6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Arthritis Relief"  NULL
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Princess Cleo/Basketball Stories"  Princess Cleo - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Cleo discovers her grandmother was a Queen - and that makes her a Princess! She begins to enjoy all the privileges she believes come with being a Princess _ but soon learns that her friends are more important to her than any crown or title could ever be. In the end, she discovers that it's more fun to read about being a princess than to be one in real life. Basketball Stories - Clifford's Big Idea: Be a Good Friend Skyscraper Jackson has come to Birdwell Island for a big exhibition game, which Charley wouldn't miss for anything - except a bad cold. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "It's A No-Brainer/The Shore Thing"  "It's a No-Brainer"--When Brain loses his cool and loses to Buster in the Math-a-thon, he abandons his books and nickname for a career in _ stand-up comedy?!? Is the Brain gone forever? "The Shore Thing"--Arthur and D.W. beg Dad to take them to Aqualand --the coolest water park ever! But Dad knows an even better place -- Ocean Zone. The kids explore the old-fashioned ocean and find all kinds of cool sea stuff by the seashore. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur!/Carolina Tackles Football"  Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur! - T.D. ponders the age-old question: what's more powerful, a bulldozer or a dinosaur? The kids can't come to an agreement, so T.D. does what any boy faced with this question would do. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "George Buys A Kite/Train of Light"  Curious George Buys a Kite - After a gust of wind destroys their kite, George and Bill are determined to buy the Ultimate Kite on display at Ada & Luke's country store. Luckily, Bill & George's Excellent Job Service finds enough work to keep their weekend schedule filled with money making chores--until rain prevents the duo from completing their outdoor tasks. Can their precise schedule be rearranged to do the inside chores while it's raining and complete the outdoor tasks when it's sunny or will Bill and George's Excellent Job Service go out of business? Train of Light - During a trip to Mabel's Department Store, George helps wrap presents, watches himself on TV, rides the escalator, and becomes fascinated by a lamp that casts a shadow of a moving train onto the wall. D
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story"  Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Hornucopia"  Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! - Tiny is very worried after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell, and enlists Dad and Buddy to help find a new one. As Tiny becomes more frantic, she begins stomping with frustration. Then the kids meet Daphne, a Daspletosaurus kid who shows them how to make stomping a fun dance instead of a temper tantrum. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Thinks Oscar Is A Prince"  Chris is reading Abby a story about a princess who kisses a frog and turns him into a prince. Now, Abby thinks that someone on Sesame Street could be an enchanted prince and she thinks that someone could be Oscar. After all, he's green like a frog and no one could really be that grouchy unless he's a prince who was turned into a grouch. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Gets A Shot/A Stormy Night"  Daniel Gets a Shot - Daniel has an appointment at the doctor today and he has to get a shot. He is very apprehensive and does not want to go. So Daniel asks Mom Tiger questions about the shot, and she shares her trick for staying brave in scary situations. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "No More Changes"  Sid isn't too thrilled that his favorite shirt shrunk, his shoes don't fit anymore and his Mom changed his favorite toothpaste. He really wants to ask, "Why do things have to change?" Sid discovers that change is a natural part of the world as he and his friends review lessons learned from change and transformation such as decay, growth, and change caused by heat. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Pig's Present/Tick Tock Space Clock"  Pig's Present: It's Pig's birthday and his nephews, the Three Little Pigs, are making him a secret present. Although Pig promises not to peek, his curiosity about his present gets the better of him and wreaks havoc all over WordWorld. Will Pig ever learn to be patient? Tick Tock Space Clock: When a mysterious rocket lands in Word World, Duck pledges to help a robot track down a very important clock. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Explorer"  Caillou of the Antarctic - Caillou is playing with Jeffrey and Jason when he gets accidentally pushed down. He is a little upset about it until he realizes it was an accident. Since it's so hot out Daddy treats them to ice cream and Caillou imagines he's down at the cool cool south pole playing with the penguins! Deep Sea Caillou - There's a new girl named Lee Wun in playschool, but she's so shy she won't talk to anybody. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Playing Games/No, No, No!"  Playing Games - Baby Bop has trouble following the rules and taking turns while playing games. Barney and Riff help her learn how to follow the rules. In the end, Baby Bop and BJ have fun playing together, and Baby Bop learns that rules make games fun for everyone! No, No, No! - It's just "one of those days" for Baby Bop! Every time she turns around, someone is telling her "no!" As her frustration grows, Barney explains that the word "no" can help you avoid making mistakes or getting hurt. D
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "George Buys A Kite/Train of Light"  Curious George Buys a Kite - After a gust of wind destroys their kite, George and Bill are determined to buy the Ultimate Kite on display at Ada & Luke's country store. Luckily, Bill & George's Excellent Job Service finds enough work to keep their weekend schedule filled with money making chores--until rain prevents the duo from completing their outdoor tasks. Can their precise schedule be rearranged to do the inside chores while it's raining and complete the outdoor tasks when it's sunny or will Bill and George's Excellent Job Service go out of business? Train of Light - During a trip to Mabel's Department Store, George helps wrap presents, watches himself on TV, rides the escalator, and becomes fascinated by a lamp that casts a shadow of a moving train onto the wall. D
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur!/Carolina Tackles Football"  Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur! - T.D. ponders the age-old question: what's more powerful, a bulldozer or a dinosaur? The kids can't come to an agreement, so T.D. does what any boy faced with this question would do. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Hard-Learned Money/Gift Pony"  HARD-LEARNED MONEY - After helping him break out of jail multiple times, The Learnerer uses Amazing Rope Guy to learn how to be an efficient criminal. Will he have learned too much by the time WordGirl figures out his plan and possibly be able to defeat her? Vocabulary Words: Divvy, Repetitive. GIFT PONY - When Violet gives Becky a brooch made of mysterious gemstones, Becky/WordGirl begins to feel woozy. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Creature Power Challenge"  After getting caught in the middle of a tussle between a grumpy rhino and an outraged elephant, Martin and Chris decide to have a contest to decide what's stronger - elephant or rhino powers. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Unhappily Ever After"  Hacker, longing again for Wicked, devises a deliciously dreadful plan to impress her: He sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king! Wicked, duly impressed, becomes his Queen and together they delight as unhappy endings unfold. To rescue the site, the CyberSquad must get the Book back from Hacker to recapture the unhappy endings, and seal it inside 3 nesting boxes with precisely fitting lids . all before sundown! Of course, Hacker has destroyed the lids, but the kids enlist the carpentry skills of one of the Three Little Pigs. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Long Glen Silver And The Pursuit Of The Golden Fetchie!"  Ruff's nephew Glen has been playing a pirate-themed video game on the Go Get It! Web site. Through this game he's somehow gotten into the Go Get It! mainframe computer, and discovers that they're hunting for something called The Golden Fetchie. Ruff wants to find the FETCHie first, so he sends the kids off to the island. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Creating more jobs. It's not just about adding minimum wage workers. NBR's Darren Gersh look at the push for new middle class jobs. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. This week Need to Know travels to Tucson, Arizona, where a years-long dispute over a Mexican-American studies program has tensions high; supporters say it has helped re-engage at risk students and improved their test scores. Opponents contend it encourages subversive thinking. D
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn, with a panel of news professionals, plus political analysts, examines the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G
9:00 pm 
Rosalie Sorrels: Way Out In Idaho   The native Idahoan and nationally known singer-songwriter-storyteller appears in concert with friends in this IdahoPTV-produced performance documentary. Onstage with her in Hailey's Liberty Theatre are musicians from Idaho and across the country. Other friends, who have known and worked with Sorrels for decades - Pete Seeger, Nanci Griffith, Jean Ritchie, Terry Garthwaite, Utah Phillips and more - describe Sorrels' special talents, unique qualities and contributions to musical history and lore.G
10:00 pm 
Live From Lincoln Center  "Ring Them Bells! A Kander & Ebb Celebration"  Artistic director, conductor and pianist Rob Fisher honors the legendary collaborations between John Kander and Fred Ebb, the duo behind Cabaret, Chicago and the song "New York, New York." Performers Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley with special guests Joel Grey and Chita Rivera, join Fisher to showcase some of musical theater's most cherished songs.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
1:30 am 
My Family  "Cards on the Table"  Ben's poker school is costing him a fortune, while Susan's visit to fortuneteller Zelda Nobbs reveals that something far more deadly is in the cards.G
2:00 am 
The This Old House Hour   Digging for energy: geothermal bore holes are filled and grouted. General contractor Tom Silva shows how to weave shingles around a corner for a cottage look, and Norm helps him mill and install custom PVC window trim with standard stock from the home center. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Richard visits Cortland, Illinois, to learn how corn is harvested and then to help a homeowner insulate his ductwork. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  An interview with Ishmael Beah. Beah, a former child soldier from Sierra Leone, writes about his harrowing experience and recovery in "A Long Way Gone". He talks with Franklin about why he wrote the book and how he thinks society can lessen the prevalence of child soldiers. He also answers allegations of inaccuracies in the book.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Build A Better Basket"  Alan, Rosita, and Elmo are putting together a basket full of goodies for Little Red Riding Hood to take to her grandma's house. Red Riding Hood comes by ready to pick up the basket and asks if they tested it to make sure it was strong enough to stand up to the Big Bad Wolf. They agree to test the basket, and Alan holds it up saying, "I got a basket of goodies for you, Grandma. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "You Are Special/Daniel Is Special"  You are Special: The children are putting on a show at school today, each doing something that makes them special. O the Owl wants to be just like the others and, with a little encouragement, he learns that owls are special too. Daniel is Special: Daniel and Dad take a fall walk through the neighborhood, admiring the colors of the leaves. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur!/Carolina Tackles Football"  Bulldozer Versus Dinosaur! - T.D. ponders the age-old question: what's more powerful, a bulldozer or a dinosaur? The kids can't come to an agreement, so T.D. does what any boy faced with this question would do. D
6:00 am 
Nature  "Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo"  Canada's Wood Buffalo National Park straddles the province of Alberta and the Northwest Territories and is five times the size of Yellowstone National Park. Filmmaker Jeff Turner follows the ancient hunter-prey relationship of the two animals through the seasons, capturing the time-honored hunting strategies employed by the wolves and the evasive tactics of the buffalo with the aid of an aerial camera and a single land-based one.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "London: Historic and Dynamic"  Rick ponders royal tombs in Westminster Abbey, learns how to triple the calories of an English scone at teatime, discovers treasures in the British Library, and enjoys the vibrant evening scene in Soho. He uncovers Churchill's secret World War II headquarters, joins the 9-to-5 crowd in the new London, shops where the queen shops, and straddles the Prime Meridian at Greenwich.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Naples and the Amalfi Coast"  Rudy explores some of Italy's great historic treasures in Pompeii, then moves to Sorrento and Capri.G
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Kickin' West On Route 66"  Join host David Yetman and his travel companion, ecologist Yar Petryszyn, as they travel along the historic Route 66 through some of the finest deserts in the United States. Beginning near the border of Texas and New Mexico, they cruise by convertible along the road that allowed thousands of Americans to make the journey to California. The Desert Speaks also takes the time to stop at some of the memorable locales along the way. D
8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Taco Salad"  Who doesn't love tacos? A healthy Mexican meal that includes the meat, lettuce, cheese, and salsa all stuffed together in a crunchy shell. And today we're going to show you a little twist to that recipe, it's taco salad. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Sustainable Agriculture (Swoope, VA)"  Polyface Farms is everything that industrialized farming is not. Here's an in depth look at how they are able to grow produce and raise food (beef, chickens, pigs and turkeys) while stewarding the land at the same time. D
9:30 am 
This American Land  "Critical Colorado, Checkups for Manatees, Appalachian Forests"  The Colorado River brings drinking water, irrigation, recreation and livelihood to millions of people in the West. But there is not an unlimited supply of this resource. Business owners on and near the river are working to make sure their neighbors, and policy makers in Washington, get a complete picture of how critical this river is.G
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Chicken for Everyone!"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect One-Pan Roast Chicken and Vegetables. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for kitchen shears. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of canned tomato soup. D
10:30 am 
Aviators   Private pilot emergency: Anthony closes the season 2 sim segments by having everything but the kitchen sink thrown at him. Can he do it? MCAS Miramar (formerly Top Gun): Spending the day with US Marine fighter pilots at their legendary base. D
11:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Alathea; Woodshedders. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Thinks Oscar Is A Prince"  Chris is reading Abby a story about a princess who kisses a frog and turns him into a prince. Now, Abby thinks that someone on Sesame Street could be an enchanted prince and she thinks that someone could be Oscar. After all, he's green like a frog and no one could really be that grouchy unless he's a prince who was turned into a grouch. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet!/Hornucopia"  Great Big Stomping Dinosaur Feet! - Tiny is very worried after she loses Shiny's favorite shiny shell, and enlists Dad and Buddy to help find a new one. As Tiny becomes more frantic, she begins stomping with frustration. Then the kids meet Daphne, a Daspletosaurus kid who shows them how to make stomping a fun dance instead of a temper tantrum. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Cinderella"  Red doesn't feel like much of a Princess, so how will she fit in at Sleeping Beauty's princess party? The Super Readers magically leap into the book of Cinderella who has a party of her own to get to! When the clock strikes midnight, Red learns that she doesn't need the help of a fairy godmother to feel great about who she is!G
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders"  Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity. Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Race for the Hippo Disc"  When Chris and Martin accidentally lose a Power Disc on the African savannah, the Wild Kratts goes into crisis mode to find the disc before it gets into the hands of Zach Varmitech. D
3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Full Moon Paradise"  Create a tropical nighttime scene featuring a brilliant moon and swaying palms.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 
Wild!  "Animal Inventors: Animal Magicians"  Episode two reveals some of nature's most powerful secrets from medical solutions for cancer and diabetes to finding the answers to the most vexing of questions, such as how can humans live longer, love longer and live in outer space?. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo"  Canada's Wood Buffalo National Park straddles the province of Alberta and the Northwest Territories and is five times the size of Yellowstone National Park. Filmmaker Jeff Turner follows the ancient hunter-prey relationship of the two animals through the seasons, capturing the time-honored hunting strategies employed by the wolves and the evasive tactics of the buffalo with the aid of an aerial camera and a single land-based one.G
7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Animal Inventors: Animal Magicians"  Episode two reveals some of nature's most powerful secrets from medical solutions for cancer and diabetes to finding the answers to the most vexing of questions, such as how can humans live longer, love longer and live in outer space?. D
8:00 pm 
Mystery of Chaco Canyon (Pbs)   Robert Redford narrates this film about the New Mexico site designed by ancient people to mirror the yearly cycle of the sun and the 19-year-cycle of the moon.G
9:00 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Southern Quebec"  Who knew you could horseback ride through the winter snow in Quebec? Equitrekking's Emmy nominated host Darley Newman explores the snowy trails by horses, skis and dogsleds in the Eastern Townships, St. Alphonse-Rodriguez and Mont Tremblant. Through Darley and her interactions with local people, viewers learn about the French, British and American influences in the Eastern Townships by riding with Jacques Robidas. D
9:30 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Utah"  Equitrekking's travel expert Darley Newman rides Utah's great outdoors at national and state parks throughout the state, including Bryce Canyon, Snow Canyon, Capitol Reef and Antelope Island. Equitrekking Utah begins with a ride into beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park to see the stunning hoodoos, sprinkled with a frosting of snow. Darley learns about the history of the pioneers as she wrangles bison on historic Antelope Island on the Great Salt Lake. D
10:00 pm 
Nature  "Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo"  Canada's Wood Buffalo National Park straddles the province of Alberta and the Northwest Territories and is five times the size of Yellowstone National Park. Filmmaker Jeff Turner follows the ancient hunter-prey relationship of the two animals through the seasons, capturing the time-honored hunting strategies employed by the wolves and the evasive tactics of the buffalo with the aid of an aerial camera and a single land-based one.G
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Animal Inventors: Animal Magicians"  Episode two reveals some of nature's most powerful secrets from medical solutions for cancer and diabetes to finding the answers to the most vexing of questions, such as how can humans live longer, love longer and live in outer space?. D
2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Death of the Old Regime"  In France, the old order collapses under the attacks of revolutionists and the burden of its own weaknesses.G
2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The French Revolution"  Liberty, fraternity, equality - must they be won by total war and revolutionary terror?G
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
4:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Self Assembly/Bone Regrowth"  Keely and Connor learn how scientists use self-assembly to make things at the nanoscale. Kobel, Nathan, and Adam learn that scientists are using nanotechnology to help regenerate nerves and bones.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets"  Kids and bulls and bears, oh my! The Biz Kids examine stocks, bonds, commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. You will discover various ways young people can get involved with the transactions, aim for profit, and avoid risk. Meet some successful entrepreneurs along the way. D
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Green Roofs and Rooftop Gardens - The Sky's The Limit"  Chicago, IL and Charlotte, NC. One of the biggest global opportunities we have to positively impact our carbon footprint is to plant "green roofs". Rooftops across America and the planet offer nearly untapped, limitless space to plants perennials, shrubs, even trees that can cool the air in and above our homes and offices, absorb carbon dioxide, return oxygen, reduce runoff, filter pollutants and provide habitats for birds and other wildlife. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Creature Power Challenge"  After getting caught in the middle of a tussle between a grumpy rhino and an outraged elephant, Martin and Chris decide to have a contest to decide what's stronger - elephant or rhino powers. D
6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Umbrian Cooking/La Cucina Umbra"  Mary Ann travels to the "Green Heart of Italy," Umbria, where she teaches her eager culinary students the fine (and tasty) art of Strangozzi Pasta Spoleto Style, Stuffed Guinea Fowl, Farro with Vegetables and for dessert, a fabulous, custard-like Umbrian treat, Crescionda. Viva Italia!. D
6:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Lunch Bunch"  Host Laura Theodore prepares lunch, starting with simple "Four-Ingredient Leek Soup." A trio of main dish salads include: tantalizing "Avocado and Black Bean Confetti Salad," tasty "Fancy Chickpea Salad" and satisfying "Quinoa Tabbouleh," served with crusty bread on the side. We'll finish our lunch with a refreshing and elegant "Banana Raspberry Sorbet. D
7:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker 'Round The World: Sydney to Santiago"  Globe Trekker Traveller Zay Harding explores the Holy Lands - a fascinating region with a unique religious, historical and political identity. He takes in the ancient city of Jerusalem, ventures into the Palestinian West Bank where he explores one of the world's natural wonders, the Dead Sea.G
8:00 am 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, Liquid Assets"  Lots of groundwork today, as Roger helps aquatic systems specialist Yorgos Gregory revive a neglected water feature, and drilling expert Roger Skillings is drilling for both a new water well and for geothermal wells. Master electrician Allen Gallant shows Kevin how he bends PVC conduit to run the new electrical service underground over hill and dale. D
8:30 am 
Woodturning Workshop  "Banksia Pod Box"  With his sister's birthday just around the corner, Tim isn't sure what to get her. But he has a stroke of inspiration when he turns a lidded box out of one of his favorite things to turn.a Banksia Pod (or as he likes to call it. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "The Power of Worms; Natures Miracle for Healthy Gardens"  Worms are an important ingredient of the soil and the compost pile. In the ground, an earthworm ploughs the soil, fights plant diseases, reduces pollution and turns ordinary dirt into fertile land. But in the compost pile, worms can steal the show. D
9:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Good Health. Good Life."  Michele invites a holistic health and nutrition counselor to her home to explore options for an even healthier lifestyle for her and her family. She believes food is medicine and has some fun looking through Michele's cupboards and introduces her to new ways of using wholesome ingredients along with a more natural approach to preparing foods that include juicing, dehydrating and a lot less cooking. D
10:00 am 
Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel  "Florida Fabric Success"  Take a trip down south to The Museum of Florida History in Tallahassee to view a major quilt exhibition. Afterwards, Georgia presents a study in diamonds to reveal a new scrap basket quilt pattern, Portulaca. Quilters' Alphabet: C-D (Show Block: Scrap Basket). D
10:30 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Maple Valley, Part 3"  Jerry adds intermediate details: trees, moving water, rocks, reflections and eye stoppers. Part 3 of 5G
11:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Famous African-Americans"  Louisiana is home to many famous African-Americans. Tiwanna Simpson introduces us to "King" Oliver, Mahalia Jackson, Fats Domino and Louis Armstrong. In West Africa, chicken was a festive dish served to honored guests. D
11:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Friendly Faces"  Using faces made with icing to decorate a cake is a great way to personalize designs. First is an underwater exploration design with cake, cookies and candy all in one treat. Then, gingerbread cookie cutters are used to create people pops with every member of the family represented. D
12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "The Picnic/Prejudice"  Ramon and Rebecca have a nice chat at a picnic for the after-school program, but are interrupted when some racist kids taunt Vincent Wang for being Chinese.G
12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "A Difficult Decision/Guitar Lessons"  Rebecca wants to give shared guitar lessons to Vincent and Alex, so the two friends can still see each other and the Wangs later agree to the guitar lessons.G
1:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Human Experiment"  Does finding a cure justify putting test subjects at risk? C. Everett Koop is joined by Dr. Arnold Relman, editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, and other distinguished panelists in a discussion of the medical research field.G
2:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Death of the Old Regime"  In France, the old order collapses under the attacks of revolutionists and the burden of its own weaknesses.G
2:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The French Revolution"  Liberty, fraternity, equality - must they be won by total war and revolutionary terror?G
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Capital and Labor"  The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the twentieth century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period -- working under grinding conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Tr and Wilson"  Professor Brinkley compares the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- the Warrior and the Minister -- in the first decades of the twentieth century. Professor Miller discusses American socialism, Eugene Debs, international communism, and the roots of the Cold War with Professor Brinkley. D
4:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Self Assembly/Bone Regrowth"  Keely and Connor learn how scientists use self-assembly to make things at the nanoscale. Kobel, Nathan, and Adam learn that scientists are using nanotechnology to help regenerate nerves and bones.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets"  Kids and bulls and bears, oh my! The Biz Kids examine stocks, bonds, commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. You will discover various ways young people can get involved with the transactions, aim for profit, and avoid risk. Meet some successful entrepreneurs along the way. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Unhappily Ever After"  Hacker, longing again for Wicked, devises a deliciously dreadful plan to impress her: He sneaks into Happily-Ever-Afterville, uncovers the Book of Unhappy Endings, releases them across the site and crowns himself king! Wicked, duly impressed, becomes his Queen and together they delight as unhappy endings unfold. To rescue the site, the CyberSquad must get the Book back from Hacker to recapture the unhappy endings, and seal it inside 3 nesting boxes with precisely fitting lids . all before sundown! Of course, Hacker has destroyed the lids, but the kids enlist the carpentry skills of one of the Three Little Pigs. D
6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: A Baltimore Classic - The Civic Club Sandwich"  In this episode, Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she visits an institution of Italian food: Di Pasquale's market. Back in the kitchen, Lidia prepares Spiedini alla Romana, Minestrone, and the Italian-American Civic Club Sandwich. D
6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Great American Cookout"  NULL
7:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "A French Twist On Mexico"  A tasty look at the way French cuisine has historically influenced modern Mexican cooking, and simple techniques any American cook can manage with impressive results. Snapper in a Poblano Chile Sauce; Blissful Corn Torte; Cajeta Crepes with Toasted Pecans. D
7:30 pm 
Christina  "Feel Great Feast"  Eating well is not grim or deprived, but delicious and satisfying. if you know how to coax the flavors from each and every fresh ingredient. And when you eat whole, unprocessed, seasonal food, you feel. D
8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, Liquid Assets"  Lots of groundwork today, as Roger helps aquatic systems specialist Yorgos Gregory revive a neglected water feature, and drilling expert Roger Skillings is drilling for both a new water well and for geothermal wells. Master electrician Allen Gallant shows Kevin how he bends PVC conduit to run the new electrical service underground over hill and dale. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 3"  As Rick brings his 3,000-mile trek to its finish, he reinforces the skill he calls the most rewarding of all - connecting with the locals, not forgetting essential skills such as eating and sleeping well and packing light. Part 3 of 3G
9:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Ontario, Canada's Niagara Peninsula - Toronto And Beyond"  Joseph explores Toronto, Canada's largest and most cosmopolitan city with world-class attractions and activities. He bicycles Lake Ontario's shore, kayaks Toronto Islands, and explores the peninsula's wine region.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Baltimore: A Baltimore Classic - The Civic Club Sandwich"  In this episode, Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she visits an institution of Italian food: Di Pasquale's market. Back in the kitchen, Lidia prepares Spiedini alla Romana, Minestrone, and the Italian-American Civic Club Sandwich. D
10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Great American Cookout"  NULL
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Jamie Bissonnette & Breaking Down A Chicken"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming shows you one of his top techniques for a home cook to master, breaking down a chicken. "Buying a whole bird is so much cheaper than chicken parts", says Ming. With the help of Boston Chef Jamie Bissonnette, a nose to tail specialist, Ming shows viewers how much more mileage you can get out of a whole bird. D
11:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Famous African-Americans"  Louisiana is home to many famous African-Americans. Tiwanna Simpson introduces us to "King" Oliver, Mahalia Jackson, Fats Domino and Louis Armstrong. In West Africa, chicken was a festive dish served to honored guests. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "European Travel Skills, Part 3"  As Rick brings his 3,000-mile trek to its finish, he reinforces the skill he calls the most rewarding of all - connecting with the locals, not forgetting essential skills such as eating and sleeping well and packing light. Part 3 of 3G
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Warren Buffett partners up to buy ketchup maker HJ Heinz in a deal worth $28 Billion dollars. NBR's Ruben Ramirez takes a look at why Buffett may have chosen Brazil's 3G Capital. The American Airlines-US Airways merger is ready for take-off and the companies say they see no turbulence ahead from Washington regulators. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Josh Gad (actor). D
3:00 am 
America In Primetime  "Man of the House"  This episode showcases the evolution of the male character from king of the castle in classic family sitcoms to a more intricate, conflicted figure in modern shows. Interviews include David Chase ("The Sopranos"), Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"), Ron Howard ("The Andy Griffith Show"), and Carl Reiner and Dick Van Dyke ("The Dick Van Dyke Show").G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Eric Burdon (singer). D
5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Illegal Immigration?"  Guests: Doris Meissner, Senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute and former Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies; Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum. Illegal immigration has become a hot button issue in America. Can a compromise be found between those who want all illegal immigrants to be sent home and those who want to give them amnesty and allow them to stay?. D
5:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "How Do Brains Work?"  Everything we know, everything we think, comes from our brain. Are brains our "window to reality," seeing what truly exists? Or are we bound by brains, mental slaves of the meat in our heads?. D
6:00 am 
Silicon Valley: American Experience   A startling announcement pulsated through a suburban garage in Santa Clara County, California, on October 4, 1957. There, some of the young founders of a new semiconductor company were busy talking to silicon suppliers, hounding realtors for office space, shopping for desks and poring over the names of young PhDs they hoped to poach from rival companies when they heard the shocking news: the Soviet Union had just launched the first artificial satellite into orbit around the earth. The group's leader, Robert Noyce, watched Sputnik flash across the darkened sky. D
7:30 am 
Something Ventured: Risk, Reward and the Original Venture Capitalists   SOMETHING VENTURED tells the story of the creation of an industry that went on to become the single greatest engine of innovation and economic growth in the 20th century. It is told by the visionary risk-takers who dared to make it happen.Tom Perkins, Don Valentine, Arthur Rock, Dick Kramlich and others. D
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  An interview with Ishmael Beah. Beah, a former child soldier from Sierra Leone, writes about his harrowing experience and recovery in "A Long Way Gone". He talks with Franklin about why he wrote the book and how he thinks society can lessen the prevalence of child soldiers. He also answers allegations of inaccuracies in the book.G
11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Illegal Immigration?"  Guests: Doris Meissner, Senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute and former Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies; Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum. Illegal immigration has become a hot button issue in America. Can a compromise be found between those who want all illegal immigrants to be sent home and those who want to give them amnesty and allow them to stay?. D
11:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "How Do Brains Work?"  Everything we know, everything we think, comes from our brain. Are brains our "window to reality," seeing what truly exists? Or are we bound by brains, mental slaves of the meat in our heads?. D
12:00 pm 
Silicon Valley: American Experience   A startling announcement pulsated through a suburban garage in Santa Clara County, California, on October 4, 1957. There, some of the young founders of a new semiconductor company were busy talking to silicon suppliers, hounding realtors for office space, shopping for desks and poring over the names of young PhDs they hoped to poach from rival companies when they heard the shocking news: the Soviet Union had just launched the first artificial satellite into orbit around the earth. The group's leader, Robert Noyce, watched Sputnik flash across the darkened sky. D
1:30 pm 
Something Ventured: Risk, Reward and the Original Venture Capitalists   SOMETHING VENTURED tells the story of the creation of an industry that went on to become the single greatest engine of innovation and economic growth in the 20th century. It is told by the visionary risk-takers who dared to make it happen.Tom Perkins, Don Valentine, Arthur Rock, Dick Kramlich and others. D
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Silicon Valley: American Experience   A startling announcement pulsated through a suburban garage in Santa Clara County, California, on October 4, 1957. There, some of the young founders of a new semiconductor company were busy talking to silicon suppliers, hounding realtors for office space, shopping for desks and poring over the names of young PhDs they hoped to poach from rival companies when they heard the shocking news: the Soviet Union had just launched the first artificial satellite into orbit around the earth. The group's leader, Robert Noyce, watched Sputnik flash across the darkened sky. D
6:30 pm 
Something Ventured: Risk, Reward and the Original Venture Capitalists   SOMETHING VENTURED tells the story of the creation of an industry that went on to become the single greatest engine of innovation and economic growth in the 20th century. It is told by the visionary risk-takers who dared to make it happen.Tom Perkins, Don Valentine, Arthur Rock, Dick Kramlich and others. D
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Creating more jobs. It's not just about adding minimum wage workers. NBR's Darren Gersh look at the push for new middle class jobs. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Papua New Guinea"  Trekkers explore New Britain Island, which is inhabited by the indigenous Papuans and the Austronesians, with several ancient traditions that survive in today's diverse and complex cultures. They find a superb location for scuba diving, snorkeling and wreck dives near where the township of Rabaul was destroyed by a 1994 volcanic eruption.G

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