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June 15, 2012
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1:00 am 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 1. Foundations"  Meet the eight teachers in the video programs and find out what kinds of literary experiences have had the most meaning for them. The group talks about how they have brought a love of literature to their students. Observe the teachers in their classrooms and see how this love of literature directly informs their work. D

2:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Staying On Topic"  Martha Duran-Contreras is a bilingual second-grade teacher from Santa Monica, California with many racially mixed and bilingual students. She provides each child with individualized instruction, reviewing their progress and helping them to set goals and identify steps toward achieving those goals. We see her work with individual students during an independent writing activity where each student is challenged to "stay on topic. D

2:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "100 Days of Reading"  In a Chicago neighborhood, Shari Frost runs a mixed first- and second-grade classroom that includes students with physical and learning disabilities. We meet her class on the 100th day of school as they engage in a math/reading lesson on what they could buy with $ 100, read a poem featuring the number 100, and celebrate the milestone day. Mrs. Frost capitalizes on her students' age differences by encouraging peer support. D

3:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 9. Human Evolution"  Homo sapiens is now the only living representative of what was once a multi-branched bush of hominid species. This session examines mitochondrial Eve and other fossil clues that increasingly point to Africa as the point of origin of our species. How did humans replace their hominid cousins, including Neanderthal, leaving the chimpanzee as our closest living relative?. D

3:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 10. Neurobiology"  Neurons. D

4:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Mass Wasting"  Demonstrates how minerals and rocks change when subjected to the physical and chemical conditions that exist at Earth's surface.G

4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Booms and Busts"  America's roller-coaster economy is examined in light of the economic theories of Marx, Schumpeter, Keynes, and Say. D

5:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL

5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Saying Goodbye/Leaving Home"  Rebecca gives her final music lesson, while her father secretly goes shopping for a car to give her. The show concludes with a review and a brief discussion about the drama.G

6:00 am 
Functional Fitness with Suzanne Andrews  "Fat Blaster 1"  NULL

6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford & The Beanstalk/Itchy Patch"  Clifford and the Beanstalk - Emily works hard to prepare for her audition for the lead in the school play, but loses the role to Jetta, who worries more about what she'll wear than about learning her lines. Emily steps in and plays the lead role at the last minute, and Jetta learns that it's hard work and preparation are what make you successful. Itchy Patch - Clifford is itching like crazy but tries hard to stop when he hears Emily say that she'll take him to the vet if he keeps it up. D

7:00 am 
Arthur  "Grandpa Dave's Memory Album/Buster's Carpool Catastrophe"  Grandpa Dave's Memory Album - Grandpa Dave is moving closer to the family and the kids are thrilled. But something isn't quite right; he's forgetting all sorts of things. Joan Rivers, reprising her role as Francine's grandmother, is on hand to help the kids understand that Grandpa Dave loves them just as much as he always has, even if he has trouble with his memory. D

7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D

8:00 am 
Curious George  "Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness"  Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates? Maple Monkey Madness - George pours the last drop of maple syrup on his pancakes, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. D

8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D

9:00 am 
Super Why! Around The World Adventure   Comprised of episodes #214 ("Around the World Adventure") and #206 ("Naila and the Magic Map"), this SUPER WHY! special takes the Super Readers around the world in back- to-back adventures. In the first half, with the help of their teacher, Wyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer and are wondering where she lives. The Super Readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer named Wobblebottom, who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. D

10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rocco's Boat"  Elmo is playing with his doll, Baby David, in a large washtub. The doll is floating in a tube, and Zoe comes by and asks if Rocco, her pet rock, can swim too. Elmo reluctantly agrees. D

11:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Special Dad Day"  Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth. D

11:30 am 
WordWorld  "Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship"  Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"! Duck is eager to be her trusty sidekick, but Sheep repeatedly points out that "superheroes don't need help." But Sheep learns that everyone needs help sometimes when she gets stuck on top of Pig's barn and it's up to Duck to save her. Pirate Ship: While playing on the beach, Sheep, Duck and Shark find a message in a bottle. D

12:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Bookworm"  Caillou the Librarian - Caillou is excited about showing Rosie the ropes when they visit the library. During storytime Caillou imagines he's in the story, riding on a dolphin. Later he and Rosie argue over a book and accidentally tear it. D

12:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Little Red Rockin' Hood and the Whole Truth"  Little Red Rockin' Hood: Baby Bop is having a hard time finding a story she hasn't heard before. Barney and the little dinos decide to tell her an old story with a new twist! They tell the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" in a whole new way.by singing it! Educational theme: Accepting others, individual differences. D

1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D

1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Hands"  Toby is fitted with a brand new three chime whistle while his little bell is repaired. Toby finds this new whistle a bit daunting. So instead, Toby comes up with a plan. D

2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness"  Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates? Maple Monkey Madness - George pours the last drop of maple syrup on his pancakes, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. D

2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D

3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "One Smart Cookie"  The Electric Company and Francine pretend to be the characters from the Casey Calloway book series in order to solve a mystery and win the title of Master Detective. D

3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Wordbot/Mount Rush Here"  WORDBOT - In order to get back at WordGirl for destroying his robots, Tobey builds a robot replica of WordGirl named WordBot. When WordBot gets jealous and turns against Tobey, WordGirl and Tobey are forced to team-up in order to defeat WordBot. Vocabulary Words: Devoted, Backfire. D

4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Huge Orange Problem"  While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. D

4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Father's Day"  It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan. D

5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Bounces Back"  Ruff is under a lot of pressure. To his dismay, he's recently heard that schnauzers are the most intelligent breed of dogs. Meanwhile Chet has shredded his final term paper for obedience school. D

5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   World banks team up to brace for the possible exit of Greece from the Euro. NBR Anchor Tom Hudson shares some of their strategies to survive a Greek Financial Tragedy. NBR Correspondent Darren Gersh preview's this weekend's election in Greece. D

5:57 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. As part of its "Fixing America" series, Need to Know anchor RAY SUAREZ hosts a panel discussion about America's immigration policies. Among the topics: has President Obama reneged on his promises of immigration reform? Is Republican candidate Mitt Romney's proposal for "self-deportation" realistic? The guests include Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees International Union; Renku Sen, publisher of the new site "Colorlines," former Reagan administration official Linda Chavez and Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies. D

8:00 pm 
Foyle's War  "A War of Nerves, Part 2"  A bomb disposal unit finds more than an unexploded bomb at the shipyard, which may also have connections to the communist agitator in town. Foyle and his team investigate a murder, numerous tips and strange connections. Part 2 of 2G

9:00 pm 
Midsomer Murders  "Dark Autumn, Part 2"  After the bodies of two husbands of women who had been involved with the postman are found, Barnaby and his team realize they are searching for a twisted murderer, who may have been scarred by childhood memories. Part 2 of 2G

10:00 pm 
Great Performances  "Harry Connick, Jr. In Concert On Broadway"  The three-time Grammy Award winner is backed by his big band and a 12-piece string section with Connick on both a Steinway grand and an upright honky-tonk piano at New York's Neil Simon Theater. The show was taped July 2010 and features Connick performing a mix of standards, original compositions and New Orleans street music. Songs include "We Are in Love," "The Way You Look Tonight," "St. James Infirmary Blues" and "Bourbon Street Parade."G

11:30 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

12:30 am 
May to December  "Just Like A Woman"  Alec hires a French au pair to help Zoe around the house. Jamie does his utmost to keep her out of the house.G

1:00 am 
As Time Goes By  "What's Wrong with Mrs. Bale?"  Lionel is not well and Jean is trying to console him while getting to the root of what has upset the housekeeper.G

1:30 am 
Ladies of Letters   Vera battles with builders. Irene is being romanced. Feeling neglected and a tad jealous, Vera nonetheless agrees to invite Irene and her friend to lunch.G

2:00 am 
The Red Green Show  "Foster Child"  Red learns the Lodge has a foster child who is coming to spend the weekend with him. Red builds a revolving restaurant out of a dining tent.G

2:30 am 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket   Onslow's birthday celebrations may only come around once a year, but that is far too often for Hyacinth.G

3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G

3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho Wildlife Summit"  NULL

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Wing in a Sling"  Big Bird is happily roller skating along Sesame Street. Uh-oh! Crash! Big Bird falls down! Chris runs over to help Big Bird who has injured his wing. Chris suggests they visit Dr. Berger so she can take a look, while the Count offers to watch Hooper's store until Chris and Big Bird get back. D

5:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Backyard Campout!"  Pack some food and bring your backpack because Sid, Gerald, and Dad are gearing up for a big adventure! They're setting up tents for a campout in the backyard! Dad is eager to share his love of nature and demonstrates how to have a great time outside with the simplest of necessities. They look for animals, cook their own dinner, marvel at the stars in the sky, roast marshmallows, and sing songs around the campfire. And here's the best part, the viewer is invited to join the adventure and sing along!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Jungle"  The conclusion looks at the bio-engineering of jungle residents, both on the ground and in the forest canopy. Leaf-cutter ants carry materials 10 times their weight. Cuban crocodiles leap up to six feet out of the water to catch prey. Basilisk lizards walk on water. The show also looks at how ospreys dive for fish and how a bat "swims" through the air. Part 2 of 2G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Germany's Black Forest and Cologne"  Rick and his family dip into a classy mineral spa, devour chocolate-cherry cake and explore the forest.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Madrid"  The Spanish capital Madrid welcomes us with grand plazas and sparkling fountains. First stop is the Prado, one of Europe's great museums and home to Goya, El Greco and Velazquez. We tour El Palacio Real, the seat the Spanish empire, and the Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, a fascinating hoard of art treasures hidden away in the center of the city. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Navajo Canyon Lands"  The creation of Lake Powell forced the evacuation of many Navajo families and forever changed the lives of many others. Today, host David Yetman and his brother, Geologist Dick Yetman, travel with native Navajo families to learn some of the geological and spiritual history of the Glen Canyon region. D

8:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Afterschool Snacks"  When the 3:00p.m. bell rings, you bolt from the classroom, and get home with a ton of homework slung over your back. D

9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Gardening - Creating A Garden Ecosystem"  Kutztown, PA. Organic gardening in its simplest form is gardening without the use of synthetic, manmade chemicals, while focusing on building the fertility of the soil. But gardening organically also means to think of your garden as part of a whole ecosystem. D

9:30 am 
This American Land  "Invading Crayfish, Underwater Robot, Grizzly Destroyers"  Segments in this show include a look at robotic underwater gliders that investigate mysterious "dead zones" off the Pacific coast. Also, young students in Oregon learn how destructive crayfish were transported across the Rockies for science experiments in their own school, and a landfill gets a second career as a solar power station.G

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D

10:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Western Pacific Railroad Museum"  Travel with Tracks Ahead into the Sierra Nevada mountains to visit a museum dedicated to the Western Pacific Railroad; see a G gauge layout especially adapted to the harsh Arizona climate; visit a great European collection and layout; and visit a New England tourist destination which started life as a sled dog ranch. D

11:00 am 
Live from the Artists Den  "Adele"  Just days after the release of her record-breaking sophomore album, "21," British sensation Adele performed for a small group of lucky fans at the Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club in Santa Monica, CA. Her powerful voice filled the elegant ballroom with hits like "Rolling in the Deep" and "Someone Like You" from "21," and "Chasing Pavements" from her Grammy-winning debut album, "19," as well as a cover of the soul classic "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman." Recorded February 25, 2011, Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club, Santa Monica, CA. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Rocco's Boat"  Elmo is playing with his doll, Baby David, in a large washtub. The doll is floating in a tube, and Zoe comes by and asks if Rocco, her pet rock, can swim too. Elmo reluctantly agrees. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Earthquake/Nursery Car"  Mom takes the kids on a playdate with Tank Triceratops to the desert, where they meet a distant relative of Tank's, an early Ceratopsian named Penelope Protoceratops. The Conductor points out that Penelope lives in a part of the world that gets a lot of earthquakes, and sure enough, the kids experience their first quake with Penelope. Mom and the Conductor have prepared the kids with excellent advice about what to do in an earthquake, so everyone does fine. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Woofster Finds A Home"  Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Elephant in the Room"  The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga! As they rush to get the baby elephant home, the WildKratts team realizes that animals have different structures that serve various functions in growth and survival. And an elephant's trunk is like the multipurpose tool of "creature features" with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Humpback and Calf"  Inspiring creativity using light and shadows to create 3 dimensional effects.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play Roger and Hart's "My Funny Valentine" and discuss Salsa tunes. Featured guests include Bradley Sowash, Lori Mechem and Dave Powers. D

4:00 pm 
Wild!  "Wild Horses - Return to China"  This story about reintroducing wild horses to their ancestral home in west China follows the life and death struggles of two stallions and a mare.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Jungle"  The conclusion looks at the bio-engineering of jungle residents, both on the ground and in the forest canopy. Leaf-cutter ants carry materials 10 times their weight. Cuban crocodiles leap up to six feet out of the water to catch prey. Basilisk lizards walk on water. The show also looks at how ospreys dive for fish and how a bat "swims" through the air. Part 2 of 2G

7:00 pm 
Wild!  "Wild Horses - Return to China"  This story about reintroducing wild horses to their ancestral home in west China follows the life and death struggles of two stallions and a mare.G

8:00 pm 
Orangutan Diary   Can anyone help self-harming Roothi, an orangutan with real issues? After his terrifying fall Sumanto's health takes a turn for the worse, and the rescue team race to save several orangutans at risk one battles through miles of muddy roads hoping to save a young orangutan held illegally in a tiny crate, another searches for an orangutan seen dangerously close to a village school. D

9:00 pm 
Great African Balloon Adventure   Actor Stephen Tompkinson (Ballykissangel) treks across the African continent by hot air balloon experiencing the unpredictable, including crash landings, crocodile hunts, wild elephant explorations and spectacular scenery across five countries. The trip opens leaving Tanzania; he travels over the Ngorongoro Crater and stops in the Serengeti. From the air, over Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park, he looks for gorillas living there. Part 1 of 3G

10:00 pm 
Treasuring Our Natural Heritage  "Conserving The Diversity of Life"  The conclusion explores threats to continued delivery of natural services. Also featured are examples of wise stewardship, and conservation of both species and habitats. Part 3 of 3G

11:00 pm 
Nature  "Moment of Impact: Jungle"  The conclusion looks at the bio-engineering of jungle residents, both on the ground and in the forest canopy. Leaf-cutter ants carry materials 10 times their weight. Cuban crocodiles leap up to six feet out of the water to catch prey. Basilisk lizards walk on water. The show also looks at how ospreys dive for fish and how a bat "swims" through the air. Part 2 of 2G

12:00 am 
Great Conversations  "Sandra Day O'connor and Pete Williams"  Sandra Day O'Connor (The Majesty of the Law) and Pete Williams (NBC news correspondent). D

1:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "State Government and the Role of the Citizen"  Diane Kerr is a fourth–grade teacher at Butcher Greene Elementary School in the ethnically diverse community of Grandview, Missouri, a few miles outside Kansas City. Ms. Kerr presents a lesson on the state of Missouri and its three branches of government. Students work in groups and create posters that represent the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. D

1:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Using Primary Sources"  Kathleen Waffle teaches fifth grade at John Muir Elementary School in San Bruno, California, a working–class suburb of San Francisco. In a unit on Colonial America, students examine an eighteenth–century business through a case study of a successful silversmith who lived in Colonial Williamsburg. In small groups, students use primary source documents (advertisements) and artifacts to identify the business strategies used by the silversmith. D

2:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Age of Absolutism"  Exhausted by war and civil strife, many Europeans surrender liberty for the sake of peace and order.G

2:30 am 
Western Tradition  "Absolutism and the Social Contract"  England develops an ideal that governments exist to protect the rights of the governed.G

3:00 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Developing Child"  Traces the processes and stages of growth and considers the nature vs. nurture debate by showing how developmental psychologists study the relative influence of heredity and environment.G

3:30 am 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Language Development"  Examines the development of language and what psychologists hope to discover about the human mind, society and culture by studying how children use language in social communication.G

4:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Jumping to Conclusions"  Veronica wants to ride Prancer. This is Lisa's lesson horse but he begins to act strange. Phil hopes to gain Stevie's attention but wins her respect by figuring out a horse problem.G

4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G

5:00 am 
Maya & Miguel  "Papi Joins The Band"  Miguel, Theo, and Andy decide to enter a talent contest at the Community Center by putting together a band. When Santiago hears the news, he tells the boys that he used to have his own band, and he offers his services. The problem is that Santiago soon goes from offering gentle advice to becoming a fourth member of the band, and Miguel has to find a way to tell his father to let the boys do it their own way. D

5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "A Huge Orange Problem"  While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. D

6:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Handmade Fresh Cheese/Formaggio Fresco Fatto A Mano"  Boston Mozzarella Co. owner Giuseppe Argentieri invites Mary Ann to his factory, to visit with master cheese-maker Maria Cubellis, who shapes and forms mozzarella balls faster than the eye can see. She gives Mary Ann enough to go nella cucina - in the kitchen -- to prepare Burrata with Roasted, Marinated asparagus, Scamorza Cheese Casserole, Telephone Wires, and tops off this cheese festival with a lighter-than-air, Whipped Ricotta Parfait with Cherries. D

6:30 am 
Rachel's Favorite Food at Home  "Dinner Party"  Looking to impress her dinner guests, Rachel prepares asparagus with Hollandaise sauce, green leaf and pea soup, lamb tagine and pomegranate couscous, and a chocolate, hazelnut and caramel tart. D

7:00 am 
Richard Bangs' Adventures with Purpose Assam India: Quest for the One-Horned Rhinoceros   In his latest ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE special, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs treks through the remote state of Assam in India - a region of rushing rivers, strapping monsoons, vast expanses of unspoiled land and a staggering array of wildlife, including the one-horned rhinoceros. What kept these rare rhinos from falling into extinction? What does their story reveal about the world and about saving precious wildlife? Richard sets off to discover what this elusive rhino represents to the people of Assam - and to the world. D

8:00 am 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 10 of 16"  Master carpenter Norm Abram and general contractor Tom Silva rebuild the front door surround to eliminate rot and also to create a more attractive and historically accurate entranceway. Certified arborist Matt Foti inspects the ailing American beech tree, and finding die back and root compaction, prescribes deep root injections that will both amend and aerate the soil. Host Kevin O'Connor meets nurse-turned-general contractor Monica MacKenzie at an antique home she recently renovated in Hingham, Massachusetts. D

8:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Post and Beam Joinery"  NULL

9:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Art and the Garden"  Allen spends time in New York with artist and author Robert Dash. They discuss the Madoo Conservancy, described as one of the 10 best gardens in America.G

9:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Multi Purpose Garages"  NULL

10:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "1 Easy Jacket Pattern - 6 Terrific Looks, Part 1"  NULL

10:30 am 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Uncorked Cheer"  Enjoy learning how to paint glass as Sue paints bottles and a glass of cheer. A fun painting and a great gift. D

11:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado"  Host Andreas Viestad visits some of the richest fish banks in mid-Norway and then prepares a seafood dish with native scallops, crabs and lobster. The region also holds some of the most modern aquaculture for salmon and mussels - and Andreas makes the most of these ingredients. D

11:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Fried Oyster Salad, Beignets, and Red Beans and Rice. D

12:00 pm 
Connect with English  "A Box of Memories/The Missing Car"  In the first segment, Rebecca and Kevin find a key to a safe deposit box containing family treasures and substantial amounts in savings and insurance which will reduce their financial worriesG

12:30 pm 
Connect with English  "A Breakdown/A Call for Help"  Kevin apologizes for taking the car and then they receive a call from Sandy who says that Jack has hit her again and she's leaving him so they go over to help her.G

1:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "State Government and the Role of the Citizen"  Diane Kerr is a fourth–grade teacher at Butcher Greene Elementary School in the ethnically diverse community of Grandview, Missouri, a few miles outside Kansas City. Ms. Kerr presents a lesson on the state of Missouri and its three branches of government. Students work in groups and create posters that represent the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. D

1:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Using Primary Sources"  Kathleen Waffle teaches fifth grade at John Muir Elementary School in San Bruno, California, a working–class suburb of San Francisco. In a unit on Colonial America, students examine an eighteenth–century business through a case study of a successful silversmith who lived in Colonial Williamsburg. In small groups, students use primary source documents (advertisements) and artifacts to identify the business strategies used by the silversmith. D

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 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Developing Child"  Traces the processes and stages of growth and considers the nature vs. nurture debate by showing how developmental psychologists study the relative influence of heredity and environment.G

3:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Language Development"  Examines the development of language and what psychologists hope to discover about the human mind, society and culture by studying how children use language in social communication.G

4:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Jumping to Conclusions"  Veronica wants to ride Prancer. This is Lisa's lesson horse but he begins to act strange. Phil hopes to gain Stevie's attention but wins her respect by figuring out a horse problem.G

4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G

5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "One Smart Cookie"  The Electric Company and Francine pretend to be the characters from the Casey Calloway book series in order to solve a mystery and win the title of Master Detective. D

5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Father's Day"  It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan. D

6:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Chicken Vesuvio"  Lidia travels to the Windy City to visit Caputo's, a family-owned Italian grocery in Elmwood Park, a very Italian suburb of Chicago. Lidia also brings her viewers for a stroll along the main thoroughfare of Chicago's Little Italy, Taylor Street, which is currently undergoing a major Renaissance. Grandma joins Lidia in the kitchen as her taste-tester, while Lidia prepares Cauliflower Soup and Chicken Vesuvio. D

6:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "The Chemistry of Cakes"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a perfect lemon Pudding cake with a custardy filling. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing hand mixers. then, Erin McMurrer reveals the seven steps to making foolproof angel Food cake at home, and finally, Adam uncovers the test kitchen's pick for a tube pan. D

7:00 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "America's Crossroads"  The menu features Louisville wings, Memphis dry rub ribs with Memphis mustard slaw and St. Louis pork steaks.G

7:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Asia Express"  NULL

8:00 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project, Part 10 of 16"  Master carpenter Norm Abram and general contractor Tom Silva rebuild the front door surround to eliminate rot and also to create a more attractive and historically accurate entranceway. Certified arborist Matt Foti inspects the ailing American beech tree, and finding die back and root compaction, prescribes deep root injections that will both amend and aerate the soil. Host Kevin O'Connor meets nurse-turned-general contractor Monica MacKenzie at an antique home she recently renovated in Hingham, Massachusetts. D

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of Austria and Italy"  Tirolean Innsbruck offers a towering Olympic ski jump and a dirndl- clad world of alpine thrills. Follow the Brenner Pass to Italy's rugged Dolomites for Alps with pasta.G

9:00 pm 
Travelscope  "New Brunswick's Acadian Festival"  New Brunswick is Canada's only bi-lingual province and the peaceful co-existence between the French Acadian culture and the English Loyalist culture gives visitors two experiences for the price of one. Yet all the world's French in August during the Caraquet Acadian Festival -- a two-week cultural celebration that culminates in a mardi-gras style street party. Joseph heads to the Acadian Peninsula to trace its Acadian heritage, meet modern day Acadians and, during their national day of celebration, join in their festival and Laissez les bon temps roulez -- Let the good times roll! During his journey he also partakes of New Brunswick's natural beauty and the world of adventure that awaits every visitor to this Canadian province year round. D

9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Chicken Vesuvio"  Lidia travels to the Windy City to visit Caputo's, a family-owned Italian grocery in Elmwood Park, a very Italian suburb of Chicago. Lidia also brings her viewers for a stroll along the main thoroughfare of Chicago's Little Italy, Taylor Street, which is currently undergoing a major Renaissance. Grandma joins Lidia in the kitchen as her taste-tester, while Lidia prepares Cauliflower Soup and Chicken Vesuvio. D

10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "The Chemistry of Cakes"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a perfect lemon Pudding cake with a custardy filling. next, equipment expert Adam Reid is reviewing hand mixers. then, Erin McMurrer reveals the seven steps to making foolproof angel Food cake at home, and finally, Adam uncovers the test kitchen's pick for a tube pan. D

10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Andre Chiang & Cooking with Our Senses"  NULL

11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexican Picnic"  What's on the menu at a typical Mexican picnic? Are some foods, like hot dogs and hamburgers, universal? Turn your backyard into a little slice of Mexico by tweaking some old stand-bys. Recipes will include: Ancho Chile Mexican Hamburgers with Lime Aioli; Pickled Onion and Potato Salad; Garabatos or "Scribbles" Cookies. D

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "The Alps of Austria and Italy"  Tirolean Innsbruck offers a towering Olympic ski jump and a dirndl- clad world of alpine thrills. Follow the Brenner Pass to Italy's rugged Dolomites for Alps with pasta.G

12:00 am 
NOVA scienceNOW  "Series 4, Episode 2"  Astronomers on the brink of finding "another Earth" in our galaxy, using a new planet-hunting machine: the Kepler telescope; Rudy Tanzi, a pioneer in discovering genes for Alzheimer's disease, and others who are on the hunt for the genetic key to autism; the use of computers to authenticate paintings; and a profile of spider scientist Maydianne Andrade. D

1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony didn't sent a clear signal to the markets. But Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh what the financial leader did say about monetary policy. Get an overview of how the markets reacted to Bernanke's testimony and get perspective from a top economist. D

2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Frank Deford (sportswriter). D

3:00 am 
When The Mountain Calls: Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan   WHEN THE MOUNTAIN CALLS: NEPAL, TIBET, BHUTAN features Emmy®-winning filmmaker Tom Vendetti's experiences and reflections drawn from his more than 30 years of traveling through the Himalayas. Archival video and photographs, along with diary entries, chronicle the changes Vendetti observed over the decades as Chinese and Western influence increased, climate change altered the landscape and the culture faced the threats of modernization. The film features Vendetti's past interviews with the Dalai Lama, Lama Tenzin, Grammy®-winning flutist Paul Horn, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmond Hillary (who together summited Mt. D

4:00 am 
World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements   WORLD PEACE AND OTHER 4TH GRADE ACHIEVEMENTS interweaves the story of a remarkable educator and the extraordinary game he developed to demonstrate the complexities of peace and global conflict. Teacher John Hunter's World Peace Game is a hands-on political simulation exercise in which students tackle real-world military, economic and environmental issues. The nine- and 10-year-olds divide into groups, including nation states, the World Bank, United Nations officials, indigenous peoples and even arms dealers. D

5:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Rich State, Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies"  Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. D

5:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Race for Resources: Energy and Geopolitics"  Who is winning in the competition for the world's energy resources, and what does this mean for the U.S.?. D

6:00 am 
Anyone and Everyone   Filmmaker Susan Polls, herself a parent of a gay child, tells the stories of families from Utah to North Carolina, Wyoming to New York, all connected by the same common thread. During the film, parents of homosexual teens and young adults recall their initial reactions to their child's coming-out and their individual journeys to acceptance.G

7:00 am 
Global Voices  "Be Like Others"  An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran through the eyes of young men choosing to undergo sex change surgery, BE LIKE OTHERS explores the implications and sacrifices of those living on the fringes of Islamic society, the irrevocable nature of their decisions and the relegation to second class women's status. D

8:16 am 
You Are Getting Sleepy   Glynn Washington's mesmerizing storytelling skills long predate his turn as the host and executive producer of NPR's SNAP JUDGMENT. With a resume including stints as an educator, diplomat, community activist, actor, political strategist, fist-shaker, mountain-hollerer, and foot stomper, Washington first discovered his spellbinding ways while still in high school. In this excerpt from a forthcoming episode of Snap Judgment, Washington narrates the life lessons learned via do-it-yourself hypnosis. D

8:30 am 
In The Life  "Orgullo Latino"  Latinos are the fastest growing minority in the country. With growing political strength, buying power and cultural influence, Latinos are changing the landscape of the nation and forging a new American reality. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Latinos are no exception. D

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G

10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho Wildlife Summit"  NULL

11:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Rich State, Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies"  Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. D

11:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Race for Resources: Energy and Geopolitics"  Who is winning in the competition for the world's energy resources, and what does this mean for the U.S.?. D

12:00 pm 
Anyone and Everyone   Filmmaker Susan Polls, herself a parent of a gay child, tells the stories of families from Utah to North Carolina, Wyoming to New York, all connected by the same common thread. During the film, parents of homosexual teens and young adults recall their initial reactions to their child's coming-out and their individual journeys to acceptance.G

1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Be Like Others"  An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran through the eyes of young men choosing to undergo sex change surgery, BE LIKE OTHERS explores the implications and sacrifices of those living on the fringes of Islamic society, the irrevocable nature of their decisions and the relegation to second class women's status. D

2:16 pm 
Ocularist   An ocular prosthetician unites the dexterity of a skilled craftsman with an artist's textural caress in his unique creations: custom acrylic eyes so vibrantly alive it seems a cruel twist of fate that they are unable to see. D

2:30 pm 
In The Life  "Orgullo Latino"  Latinos are the fastest growing minority in the country. With growing political strength, buying power and cultural influence, Latinos are changing the landscape of the nation and forging a new American reality. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Latinos are no exception. D

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Anyone and Everyone   Filmmaker Susan Polls, herself a parent of a gay child, tells the stories of families from Utah to North Carolina, Wyoming to New York, all connected by the same common thread. During the film, parents of homosexual teens and young adults recall their initial reactions to their child's coming-out and their individual journeys to acceptance.G

6:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Be Like Others"  An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran through the eyes of young men choosing to undergo sex change surgery, BE LIKE OTHERS explores the implications and sacrifices of those living on the fringes of Islamic society, the irrevocable nature of their decisions and the relegation to second class women's status. D

7:16 pm 
The Poodle Trainer   rina Markova, a solitary Russian poodle trainer, reveals her transcendent relationship with her dogs, the childhood tragedy that sparked a lifetime of working with animals, and the welcome isolation behind the red velvet curtains of the circus. D

7:30 pm 
In The Life  "Orgullo Latino"  Latinos are the fastest growing minority in the country. With growing political strength, buying power and cultural influence, Latinos are changing the landscape of the nation and forging a new American reality. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Latinos are no exception. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Will Spain get a bailout or will the euro zone leave it twisting in the wind? NBR Correspondent Erika Miller examines the possibilities ahead of weekend finance minister meeting. The U.S. dollar is getting stronger overseas. D

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Be Like Others"  An intimate and unflinching look at life in Iran through the eyes of young men choosing to undergo sex change surgery, BE LIKE OTHERS explores the implications and sacrifices of those living on the fringes of Islamic society, the irrevocable nature of their decisions and the relegation to second class women's status. D

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