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1:00 am 
Not As I Pictured: A Pulitzer Prize - Winning Photographer's Journey Through Lymphoma   Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer John Kaplan was at the top of his world. Never before ill, he was used to documenting the life ordeals of others. But when suddenly diagnosed with a rare case of potentially deadly Lymphoma, it was a blind side. D

2:00 am 
David Suchet in the Footsteps of St. Paul   The actor, known for his portrayal of Agatha Christie's Poirot, sets out on a personal journey to uncover the story of a man he has longed to depict. Suchet begins in Jerusalem, explores Paul's Damascus conversion road experience and seeks to show how Paul's early life in Tarsus would prepare him for his mission. He visits Antioch where Paul and the fledgling church make the decision to admit Gentiles, and examines Paul's decision to convert the populations in Europe. Part 1 of 2G

3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Pressures from Within"  War of 1812 magnifies need for internal improvements and stronger national government. Distinct patterns of American growth and expansion: areas of fur trading, plantations, and farms. Monroe elected president; "Era of Good Feelings." War with Indians and economic depression of 1819. The Missouri Compromise temporarily resolves sectional differences; Monroe Doctrine asserts U.S. preeminence in hemisphere.G

3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "He Brought The People with Him"  The controversial presidency of John Quincy Adams. Changing party politics ushers in "Age of Jackson." Struggles between the establishment and the Washington outsider. South Carolina's Nullification challenge, and Jackson's response.G

4:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Chaos of Experimentation"  The presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. New Deal legislation. Agencies created in response to crises. Changes to programs resulting from criticism of New Deal. The effect of policies on various groups, including women and minorities.G

4:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Between The Wars"  American policies of neutrality, isolationism, and internationalism in decades after World War I. Depression and the world order. Rise of totalitarian regimes in Europe and Asia; their expansionist ambitions. American response to war in Europe. Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.G

5:00 am 
Inside Out  "Thinking and Language"  The most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. This lesson explores both topics. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman discusses his research in cognitive psychology, and linguist Noam Chomsky, along with others, explains the principles of language acquisition. Susan Curtiss tells the gripping story of "Genie" a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents.G

5:30 am 
Inside Out  "The Search for Intelligence"  What is intelligence? Can the standardized exams of today actually measure it? This lesson presents several theories of intelligence, often examined by the researchers who created them. Topics include triarchic theory, multiple intelligences, and emotional intelligence. The nature/nurture influence on intelligence is also explored, as well as the phenomenon of stereotype threat.G

6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Gun Violence and the Faith Community - This weekend, congregations across the nation are holding special services to pray for an end to gun violence. In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and other mass shootings, a growing interfaith movement has been mobilizing for new gun restrictions. Kim Lawton reports on the movement and also talks with faith-based activists who are opposing any new gun control laws. D

6:30 am 
Visionaries, The  "Introduction Acui, Part 1"  Some things are woven so integrally into the fabric of our society that they go unnoticed.unappreciated, yet often it is these threads that hold our society together. Such is true in the non-profit world. D

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Mystery Diagnosis"  Patience and persistence are often essential to uncovering the right diagnosis. Watch experts as they assess a patient with conflicting symptoms that evolve over time, making diagnosis difficult. D

7:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Heart Healthy & Heavenly"  Lidia prepares a meal of crispy Savory Potatoes baked with tomatoes and a heart-healthy Salmon with Mustard Sauce. Dessert is a light, fluffy Angel Cake, garnished with fresh berries. D

8:00 am 
America's Home Cooking: from the Garden   What do you do with all the fresh fruit and produce that's coming out of your garden or that you find at the Farmer's Market or get as a farm share? Our viewers have sent us a treasure trove of recipes to turn Nature's Bounty into delicious and healthy meals. The book has recipes for delicious ways to prepare tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant and a variety of garden vegetables plus special sections for salads, soups and stews, desserts and even a chapter on canning and preserving. On the show we demonstrate a creamy garlic and basil tomato soup, basil pesto, roasted ratatouille, corn and red pepper fritters and an easy and healthy rhubarb and oatmeal crisp. D

10:00 am 
T'ai Chi-Health & Happiness with David-Dorian Ross   T'ai Chi - Health & Happiness is a show that introduces viewers to the practical benefits of the Chinese martial art of T'ai Chi. Respected T'ai Chi expert David-Dorian Ross combines a series of demonstrations that take the viewer through the basics of T'ai Chi with an engaging and detailed description of the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of this ancient form of exercise and "moving meditation." The show is hosted by the American T'ai Chi champion and advocate David-Dorian Ross - World silver and dual bronze medalist, and 8-time US national champion. D

11:00 am 
Heart 411   HEART 411 reveals what every man and woman needs to know about the #1 killer in the United States - heart disease. Two of the top cardiac doctors in the country - cardiac surgeon Marc Gillinov, MD and cardiologist Steven Nissen, MD - outline keys to preventing heart disease and stroke, uncover the truth about current tests and treatments, and reveal the future of cardiac surgery and care. The three-part special arms viewers with practical information they will need to talk with their doctor, ask informed questions, understand the treatments available to them, and make the best decisions for their health. D

12:30 pm 
Bob Ross: The Happy Painter   BOB ROSS: THE HAPPY PAINTER presents a behind-the-scenes look at the beloved public television personality's journey from humble beginnings to an American pop-culture icon. THE HAPPY PAINTER reveals the public and private sides of Bob Ross through loving accounts from close friends and family, childhood photographs and rare archival footage. Interviewees recount his gentle, mild-mannered demeanor and unwavering dedication to wildlife, and disclose little-known facts about his hair, his fascination with fast cars and more. D

2:00 pm 
Rick Steves Special  "A Symphonic Journey"  Rick Steves, America's leading authority on European travel, teams up with the Cascade Symphony Orchestra and maestro Michael Miropolsky for a musical journey that begins in the United States, and touches down in seven different European countries. The special, taped at the Edmonds Center for the Arts near Seattle, Wash., celebrates music's power to stir the patriotic soul. D

3:30 pm 
Peter, Paul and Mary: Carry It On: A Musical Legacy   There once was a time, some years before the ascendance of rock and roll on Top 40 radio, when popular music veered sharply from the mainstream to sample American roots-music traditions. Inspired by the songs of Pete Seeger and The Weavers, this "folk" music, found its greatest expression during the early 1960's in the songs of an emerging Greenwich Village group known as Peter, Paul and Mary. In the Trio's new PBS show "Carry It On: A Musical Legacy" we share in the four decade long career of Peter Yarrow, Noel Paul Stookey and Mary Travers. D

5:30 pm 
Elvis, Aloha from Hawaii   Elvis Presley was at the pinnacle of his superstardom when he made television history on January 14, 1973 with this live concert special, televised globally via satellite from Honolulu International Center Arena on Oahu. Now 42 years later, television again shares one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career.G

7:00 pm 
Big Band Vocalists   Featuring some of the greatest vocalists of the 1940s, this special highlights "crooners" and "carnaries" as they are starting their careers performing with orchestras and dance bands on their way to being stars on their own. Among the legendary artists are: Louis Armstrong, Perry Como, Doris Day, Peggy Lee and Jo Stafford. Orchestras include those of Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey. Nick Clooney and Peter Marshall perform host duties.G

9:00 pm 
Nature  "Ireland's Wild River"  The Shannon River flows more than 200 miles from its source in northwestern County Cavan south to the Atlantic Ocean through the heart of Ireland. Wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson (NATURE 's "The Funkiest Monkeys" and "Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey") explores the Shannon's natural wonders, canoeing its waters and camping along its banks to capture the sights and sounds of the river's wild side.G

10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Festive Europe   Follow Rick through Europe as he joins Europeans celebrating life. He ventures into the reveler-filled Parisian streets on Bastille Day, takes in the royal pageantry in London, wanders through a Venetian palace, and runs with the bulls in Pamplona. He stops to dine at an exclusive men's club in the Basque country, and embraces high culture in Vienna.G

11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Rebel Flesh"  A solar tsunami sends the TARDIS hurtling toward a factory on Earth where human doppelgangers are used to mine dangerous acid. A second wave hits and the doppelgangers separate. The Doctor must try to prevent an all-out civil war between humans and the "almost people" before the factory explodes.G

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