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September 15, 2013
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1:00 am 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Africa"  Float above a cape gannet colony then arrow-dive with these birds among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Specialized cameras also soar with fish eagles, flamingos, kelp gulls and vultures providing fresh views of the most animal-packed continent.G
2:00 am 
Frontline  "The Suicide Plan"  FRONTLINE explores the shadow world of assisted suicide, where the lines between legality and criminality are blurred. Filmmakers are allowed access to people who are taking the initiative and reveal their stories - those choosing to die, their "assisters," individuals and right-to-die organizations.G
3:30 am 
Remembered Earth: New Mexico's High Desert   Travel a storied landscape of the American West, a land of hallowed mountains, red rock canyons and vast plateaus. Indian author N. Scott Momaday gives words to the landscape filmmaker John Grabowska captures on film. Together they present a thoughtful interpretation of land ethics. Indian actor Irene Bedard (Pocahontas) narrates.G
4:00 am 
Hustle   Albert's parole is put in jeopardy when the prison governor catches him running a betting ring. Team members decide to con greedy judge Anthony Kent to raise money for Albert's expected coming-home party. Rumors say the judge was involved in a gold bullion robbery but never got his share.G
5:00 am 
Sister Wendy at the Norton Simon Museum   Sister Wendy Beckett, the "art nun" from England, leads a tour through this collections of Old Master, Impressionist, Modern and Asian art and explores the Pasadena, California museum.G
6:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Mister Rogers Talks About Pets"  In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Ana Platypus wants a pet for her birthday that she can hug and love. The Neighbors have very definite ideas about what kind of pet she should have. Bob Trow brings his dog, Barney, to meet Mister Rogers before leaving him overnight. D
6:30 am 
Curious George  "No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide"  No Knowing Gnocchi - Chef Pisghetti has done everything he can think of to please Gnocchi. He replaced the door she's always scratching, removed the old carpet that got her dirty, and even cleaned out all the debris from the alley. So why is his beloved cat spending so much time away from home? George decides to follow Gnocchi on her adventures to figure out what causes his cat friend to leave home and roam. D
7:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Googly-Eye: The Night Guru"  The Kratt brothers secretly "borrow" Aviva's half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier. As they investigate, the Wild Kratts team discovers that nocturnal creatures only come out at night and learn that eyes help a creature see by collecting the light that comes from objects all around. D
7:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "Trading Places/House of Sand and Frog/Pocoyo - Pocoyo Dance"  Peep falls asleep one lazy afternoon and dreams that he's a butterfly, Chirp's a duck, Newton's a squirrel and Quack's a turtle. Guess who's not happy with this arrangement? Chirp moves into a glorious sand castle she found on the beach. Of course, Quack immediately wants a castle of his own - only HIS must be bigger and better than Chirp's. D
8:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Trees Company/Now You See Me"  Trees Company - Sally and Nick are playing up in their treehouse when Nick's mom calls them for lunch. Nick wonders what it would be like to stay up in that tree all the time! The Cat in the Hat knows! Or at least he has friends that do. In Jimmer Jammer Jungle the kids learn how different animals spend their entire lives in trees. D
8:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's New Home/Angelina's New School"  Angelina's New Home - Angelina is not happy about all the changes in her daily routine now that her family has moved to the other side of Chipping Cheddar. Her plan to secretly return to her old school is thwarted after she receives a special gift from her new teacher, Ms. Mimi, giving her confidence and making her excited to embark on her new adventures at Camembert Academy for the Performing Arts. Angelina's New School - Angelina is excited, yet nervous, about her first day of school at Camembert Academy. D
9:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Scoop's Challenge"  Bob and the team are building an ice-cream parlor in Bobland Bay. There is fresh ice-cream to collect and also a large model of an ice-cream cone to go on the roof. Packer volunteers to get both the ice cream and the model. D
9:30 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Best Times!"  Sir Topham Hatt announces that the library is holding a special story time for all the children. He needs an engine to deliver the storybooks. Thomas is so excited that he has been chosen for the special that he doesn't wait to for the books to be tied in place. D
10:00 am 
Wishbone  "Homer Sweet Homer"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, the kids refuse to give up when developers come to destroy Jackson Park and their favorite tree. D
10:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the White House, Part 1 & 2"  Martha in the White House, Part 1 - The new president is looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job! What better way to recommend some of her neighborhood pals than to put in a few calls to the White House herself? Vocabulary: (E) neighborhood, nation(al), volunteer, recommend(ing), community, nominate (I) president, white house, leader, country. Martha in the White House, Part 2 - The president is calling! One of his aides heard about Martha's speaking ability and he needs her to report to the White House immediately. D
11:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
11:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Macro Matters"  Guests: Nancy Lazar, Co-Founder and Economist, Cornerstone Macro Francois Trahan, Co-Founder and Head of Portfolio Strategy, Cornerstone Macro. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features a TV first with a new macro research team. Cornerstone Macro's top-ranked economist Nancy Lazar and investment strategist Francois Trahan on the big trends they see that will move markets. D
12:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   This Week on TO THE CONTRARY: Judicial Systems Fail Rape Victims; Secondhand Adoption Online. Behind the Headlines: the Benefits of Being an Only Child. Panelists: Voto Latino Executive Director Maria Teresa Kumar, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy, National Network to End Domestic Violence President Kim Gandy, Republican Strategist Rina Shah. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop  "American Impressionists at Lieutenant River, Ct"  David examines the distinctly American style of Impressionism that retained more of a basis of drawing and sketching and more of a reliance on classical forms - all inherited from the Hudson River Painters. He considers the new technologies in paint, new scientific ideas of perception, and their methods for realizing a sensual, personal vision on canvas as he paints a River scene reminiscent of the painting by Childe Hassam called Summer Afternoon. D
1:30 pm 
Sew It All  "Knit Knack, Stephanie Ohnmacht"  Transform T-shirts into easy breezy dresses. D
2:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Mixed Media"  Contemporary quilting is hard to define - it's as varied as the artist and their choice of medium. First, Judy Coates Perez has a stitched metal project with alcohol based inks. Then, Heather Jones shares a totally different approach as chunky hand stitching takes center stage on her pillow. D
2:30 pm 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Timbers"  The HOMETIME team hangs timber frame trusses over the great room. D
3:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Classic Sideboard"  The editors of Woodsmith magazine build a classic sideboard with tapered legs, dovetailed drawers, and highly figured veneer. D
3:30 pm 
This Old House  "Essex 2012/13, from Our House to Daryl's House"  Kevin points out the exterior details that bring the outside into the sunroom, like the slate floor tile installer Mark Ferrante is laying. Parged plaster, salvaged hearth tile and carefully stained quarter-sawn oak floors all work to revive the look of the original cottage. Norm visits music icon and old house buff Daryl Hall at his antique home and studio. D
4:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing Surge Protection/Hardscaping Projects"  Master electrician Scott Caron installs several types of surge protection. Then, general contractor Tom Silva, host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger demonstrates how to cut and shape rocks for hardscaping projects. D
4:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Pest Control (Philadelphia, PA)"  We demonstrate various options of greenhouse growing and show that anyone can garden year round, even on the smallest budget. D
5:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Israeli-Palestinian Partnership"  As talks between Israelis and Palestinians start up once again, host Marcia Franklin talks with an Israeli and a Palestinian about conversations they have organized between their respective communities as a result of funding from a Boise non-profit. Eden Fuchs, a former colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces, and Ibrahim Issa, a Palestinian educator, are part of the Center for Emerging Futures, started by a Boise couple.G
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend   This coming weekend we report from Maine, where an underwater turbine is harnessing the tides to create energy in a brand new way. And we bring you the story of a novel strategy in British Columbia that has reduced alcohol-related driving fatalities by 50 percent. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air. D
6:29 pm 
British Antiques Roadshow  "Winchester 1"  Fiona Bruce and the experts greet thousands of visitors at Winchester Cathedral. Among the objects featured is an unusual relic from the Charge of the Light Brigade, and an absorbing painting of an Elizabethan family that hides secrets.G
7:00 pm 
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
7:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Bighorn Release, Photogeology, Willamette Valley Fen"  This follow-up on 60 years of bighorn restoration in historic sheep country near the John Day Fossil Beds finds one group of rams who took a wrong turn. A tour of Jordon Craters and Leslie Gulch exposes the wonders of Oregon geology.G
8:00 pm 
Last Tango In Halifax   Celia and Alan are enjoying their new life together, but widowed Gillian and separated Caroline have problems with their respective children and partners. During Celia and Alan's engagement party, Gillian's son is arrested for assaulting his mother's young lover. Part 2 of 6G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "Foyle's War, Series VII: The Eternity Ring"  Christopher Foyle returns to England and is recruited by MI5 to investigate a Russian spy network in the heart of London. He reunites with his former driver, Samantha Stewart, now married to Adam Wainwright, and working for a scientist who had been involved in the development of the atom bomb.G
10:30 pm 
New Tricks  "A Death in the Family"  Jack Halford announces he is quitting UCOS. Before Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman and the remaining team members can question him on the decision, they are thrown into a 100-year-old unsolved murder case. Shadowy Whitehall intelligence figure Stephen Fisher gives them just 24 hours to solve the case.G
11:30 pm 
British Antiques Roadshow  "Winchester 1"  Fiona Bruce and the experts greet thousands of visitors at Winchester Cathedral. Among the objects featured is an unusual relic from the Charge of the Light Brigade, and an absorbing painting of an Elizabethan family that hides secrets.G
1:00 am 
Great Performances  "Hugh Laurie: Let Them Talk - A Celebration of New Orleans Blues"  An American favorite for his role in the hit TV series House, the versatile British actor showcases his musical side in an atmospheric special filmed on location in New Orleans. Defying simple categorization, Laurie finds his greatest satisfaction and inspiration from the mixture of blues and jazz that grew out of New Orleans at the beginning of the last century.G
2:00 am 
NOVA  "Ground Zero Supertower"  NOVA examines the new skyscraper rising up 104 stories from the site where the Twin Towers once stood. This update of "Engineering Ground Zero," goes inside the construction of the tower's final floors and the installation of its 800-ton spire and beacon. The show also goes underground to inspect the multi-billion dollar transit center with its sweeping design.G
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 
MotorWeek   Road Tests: 2013 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, Full Size Sedan Challenge. D
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 
WordWorld  "Totally Terrific Duck/A Star Is Born"  Totally Terrific Duck - Totally Terrific Duck - Bear is going to paint everyone's picture today, and Duck wants to look "totally terrific" for his portrait. Not to worry! Frog and Sheep help him build a tie, top hat and tutu - because if you want to look totally terrific you need the letter T. A tie, top hat and tutu? Now that's one totally, totally, TOTALLY terrific looking Duck! A Star is Born - Duck gets a case of stage fright while singing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" for all his WordFriends. Instead of singing the word "star," Duck freezes and blurts out the first thing he sees. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Emperor's New Clothes"  Littlest Pig is very embarrassed. Jill wants him to wear a bucket on his head for their game, and he feels just plain silly! The Super Readers dive into the tale of The Emperor's New Clothes and meet an Emperor who doesn't want to look ridiculous either! Trouble is, his clothes seem to be invisible, and there's nothing sillier than a parade in your underwear! Educational Objectives: To learn about communicating feelings, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story. D
6:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Sonic Youth/The Black Keys"  Elder statesmen of alternative/indie/punk rock, band members re-create the wall of guitars. Then the Black Keys exhibit the muscular, no-nonsense sound of their minimalist blues-rock.G
7:00 am 
Space Shuttle: A Horizon Guide   This chronicle of 30 years of service by America's space shuttles is characterized by incredible triumphs and devastating tragedies. Engineers designed the shuttle program initially as an economy measure because the disposable Apollo crafts had cost billions. This film presents a biography of the shuttle and asks what its legacy will be.G
8:00 am 
Dialogue  "Israeli-Palestinian Partnership"  As talks between Israelis and Palestinians start up once again, host Marcia Franklin talks with an Israeli and a Palestinian about conversations they have organized between their respective communities as a result of funding from a Boise non-profit. Eden Fuchs, a former colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces, and Ibrahim Issa, a Palestinian educator, are part of the Center for Emerging Futures, started by a Boise couple.G
8:30 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
9:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Meth Labs, Yurt Skiing, Weather"  This episode includes a look at how meth labs are moving from the cities to remote areas like the Elkhorn Range near Baker and bringing toxic chemicals that are being dumped, creating environmental time bombs.G
9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Los Angeles"  Three college grads travel across the country to speak with Leaders who have defined their own Roads in life. After traveling more than 4, 500 miles in 30 days, the Roadtrippers book a last-minute interview with Randii Wessen, an engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Los Angeles. Randii shares his story of constant determination-wisdom that resonates with Nekeed. D
10:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Dead Men's Tales"  Alda meets scientists reconstructing mysterious past events from the evidence of excavated remains. Stories include the mysterious destruction of the Jamestown colony and the unconfirmed hanging of outlaw Wild Bill Longley. D
11:00 am 
NOVA  "Ground Zero Supertower"  NOVA examines the new skyscraper rising up 104 stories from the site where the Twin Towers once stood. This update of "Engineering Ground Zero," goes inside the construction of the tower's final floors and the installation of its 800-ton spire and beacon. The show also goes underground to inspect the multi-billion dollar transit center with its sweeping design.G
12:00 pm 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Waterfowl, Part 2"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner travels up the east coast from South Carolina to Virginia photographing ducks, snow geese and wild tundra swans as they migrate south. D
12:30 pm 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Behind The Scenes"  Take an in-depth look at the making of the Wild Photo Adventures tv series. Interviews with the host Doug Gardner and the crew reveal the good, bad and the ugly of producing this award winning tv show. D
1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World: Across America: Route 66 & Beyond"  Justine Shapiro kicks off the journey with a road trip west across the United States. Starting in Washington, D.C., she follows the Blue Ridge Parkway to Nashville and Memphis, birth places of American country and soul musical styles. She rambles through Arkansas and then hits Route 66 from Oklahoma into Arizona.G
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Israeli-Palestinian Partnership"  As talks between Israelis and Palestinians start up once again, host Marcia Franklin talks with an Israeli and a Palestinian about conversations they have organized between their respective communities as a result of funding from a Boise non-profit. Eden Fuchs, a former colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces, and Ibrahim Issa, a Palestinian educator, are part of the Center for Emerging Futures, started by a Boise couple.G
2:30 pm 
3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Are You Financially Literate?"  Understanding how to manage your money before you get to high school will make you even more successful when you head to college or move out on your own. Explore the skills of goal setting, budgeting, saving, and money management that make you financially literate!G
3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Bats, Pelicans, Ghost Nets"  The episode visits white pelicans. Lost and forgotten gill nets become invisible underwater killers. An Oregon scientist wants people to know more about bats.G
4:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Great American Cookout"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals how to make the best Baltimore Pit Beef right at home. Then, host Christopher Kimball answers questions from viewers. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of ketchup. D
4:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Provence: Legendary Light, Wind and Wine"  Rick climbs Roman ruins in Nimes, explores a papal palace in Avignon, and savors vivid views immortalized by van Gogh in Arles. He crosses acres of wispy vineyards, explores the Cotes du Rhone and seeks out more wonders of the South of France.G
5:00 pm 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Africa"  Float above a cape gannet colony then arrow-dive with these birds among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Specialized cameras also soar with fish eagles, flamingos, kelp gulls and vultures providing fresh views of the most animal-packed continent.G
6:00 pm 
Chatsworth House   The Duchess presides over the Chatsworth International Horse Trials, 75 fences over a 300-acre course, which in 2011 is an official qualifier for the London Olympics. Then the third annual Chatsworth flower festival, "Florabundance," is complicated by unseasonably warm spring weather and attacks on the plants by the estate's pheasants, rabbits and mice. Both these events provide income to help support the upkeep of the house. Part 2 of 3G
7:00 pm 
POV  "Ping Pong"  Eight players with 703 years among them compete in the Over 80 World Table Tennis Championships in China's Inner Mongolia. British players Terry, 81, who has been given a week to live, and Les, 91, a weightlifter and poet, are going for the gold. Inge, 89, from Germany, has used table tennis to paddle her way out of dementia.G
8:00 pm 
American Masters  "Billie Jean King"  The series' first profile of a sports figure commemorates the 40th anniversaries of the Billie Jean King versus Bobby Riggs "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match and the launch of the Women's Tennis Association. King presents her own story with perspectives from Serena and Venus Williams, Hillary Clinton, Sir Elton John, Marie Sharapova, members of the Virginia Slims Circuit "Original 9," Bobby Riggs' son Larry, family and friends.G
9:30 pm 
Churchill  "The Last Prize"  Churchill travels to the Normandy beaches in June 1944. When victory in Europe comes, he leads the celebrations, but in private, he broods about the dangers of Stalin and communism. Within two months, he loses an election and is out of office until he contests the 1951 election and returns as prime minister one month short of his 77th birthday. In 1953, he suffers a severe stroke and resigns in 1955 to spend 10 years reflecting and painting. Part 3 of 3G
10:30 pm 
Chatsworth House   The Duchess presides over the Chatsworth International Horse Trials, 75 fences over a 300-acre course, which in 2011 is an official qualifier for the London Olympics. Then the third annual Chatsworth flower festival, "Florabundance," is complicated by unseasonably warm spring weather and attacks on the plants by the estate's pheasants, rabbits and mice. Both these events provide income to help support the upkeep of the house. Part 2 of 3G
11:30 pm 
POV  "Ping Pong"  Eight players with 703 years among them compete in the Over 80 World Table Tennis Championships in China's Inner Mongolia. British players Terry, 81, who has been given a week to live, and Les, 91, a weightlifter and poet, are going for the gold. Inge, 89, from Germany, has used table tennis to paddle her way out of dementia.G
1:00 am 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Dying, Death, and Bereavement"  Discusses the services older people need to deal with dying and death. Elders describe their views on widowhood and management of grief. Experts examine the ethical dilemmas posed by terminal illness. D
2:00 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Workshop for Middle Grades Teachers  "Workshop 7. Identifying What Students Are Learning"  This program investigates ways to evaluate student learning in and through the arts. Participants will see teachers using arts-based performance tasks to assess student understanding. D
3:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Am I In This Story?"  A reader can take on a number of roles in a novel: the protagonist, the narrator, the author, or another character. In this program, students and novelists examine the complex ways readers may identify with characters in a novel. D
4:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "China Through Mapping"  Mimi Norton teaches second grade at Solano Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona. In this lesson, students learn about China. D
4:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Leaders, Community, and Citizens"  Cynthia Vaughn teaches first grade at the Rooftop Alternative School in San Francisco, California. The objective of Ms. Vaughn. D
5:00 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Holiday Party"  Holidays are the perfect excuse to craft. It can be decorations, or ornaments or even accessories to get into the holiday mood. This episode is a whole year of celebrations starting with an Easter garland featuring bunnies and chicks. D
5:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "The Bahamas - Cat Island & Grand Bahama"  To explore a different side of the Bahamas, hop a flight to Cat Island where daily activities include watching the plane take off. On Cat Island they glide up an estuary to find turtles, kayak to their own private island and enjoy a beach to themselves. Learn the history or the British Loyalists during the American Revolution who fled to Cat Island, and the last slaves ships which left their human cargo on the island, who's descendants still live there. D
6:00 am 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "County Clare"  NULL
6:30 am 
Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu   Culinary instructor and author Alamelu Vairavan prepares a delicious Carrot and Peas Pilaf Rice with walnuts, she'll also prepare a highly aromatic and exquisite chicken dish cooked in coconut and almond sauce called "Chicken Kurma" and a delightful stir-fry Brussels Sprouts and Chick peas Poriyal. Show Recipes: Carrots & Peas Pilaf Rice with Walnuts; Chicken Kurma; Brussels Sprouts and Chickpea Poriyal. D
7:00 am 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Lowcountry Shorebirds"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner photographs nesting shorebirds in the Lowcountry of South Carolina with nature photographer Eric Horan. D
7:30 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "The Cry for Mexican Independence"  Yetman tells the story of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico, where the call for independence (Grito) from Spain was issued by unconventional priest Miguel Hidalgo in 1810 and is celebrated nationally every year on September 16.G
8:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing Surge Protection/Hardscaping Projects"  Master electrician Scott Caron installs several types of surge protection. Then, general contractor Tom Silva, host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger demonstrates how to cut and shape rocks for hardscaping projects. D
8:30 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "The Eleven Grooved Box"  Grooves and splines make a tidy oak box, but can we cut the joints just using hand tools? And do we want to?. D
9:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Attracting Backyard Birds and Wildlife: (Mt. Airy, NC)"  As we spend more time at home, we're enjoying the experience of bringing nature home too. Learn the steps involved to easily attract more wildlife to any yard and certify your yard as a Wildlife Habitat. We also visit the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center to learn more about native plants and the problem with invasives. D
9:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Gift Giving"  Katie proves it's better (and more fun) to give than to receive with easy and thoughtful gift ideas. In the Kitchen: Put-It-Together Pie, Tortellini and Turkey Meatball Soup, Strawberry Pesto, Apple Ginger Preserves and Orange Caramel Sauce. Projects: Make-your-own buttons. D
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Dinner Dance Or Swept Off My Feet"  Joanne starts her class with a challenge, presenting her French student Pascal three variations on the classic French sauce aioli. Then they are both swept off their feet by Joanne's twist on the classic combination of chicken and salad. Recipes: Aioli and Variations, "Oven-Fried" Chicken Legs, and Butter Lettuce and Avocado with Lime Vinaigrette. D
10:30 am 
Chefs A' Field: Culinary Adventures That Begin On The Farm  "Boston, Massachusetts - Bluefin"  Chef Stan Frankenthaler of Boston's Salamander restaurant was one of the first chefs in America to remove threatened seafood species from his menu. In this episode, he heads out for an adventure on the high seas in search of the giant bluefin tuna with harpooner Billy " Bluefin" Chaprales. They are harpooning not because it is archaic, but because it is the most sustainable modern method for preserving the most sought-after fish in the sea. D
11:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Shellfish Orzo Stew & Orange, Avocado Salad"  Joanne shows her student Leigh techniques and pointers for working with and selecting the freshest seafood for a hearty, healthy stew, and how to segment citrus and prepare vinaigrette for a refreshing salad. Recipes: (1) SHELLFISH STEW WITH ORZO, (2) ORANGE, AVOCADO AND GREEN PICHOLINE SALAD. Student: Leigh Balkom - Healthcare Professional. D
11:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "The Greening of America"  It ain't just lettuce. Christina talks greens here--kale, collards, watercress, arugula, dandelion, bok choy and so many more. Rich in essential nutrients, dark leafy greens are the keys to health and beauty. D
12:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 11. Biology of Sex and Gender"  Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination. D
12:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 12. Biodiversity"  With current extinction rates exceeding those of previous mass extinctions, many biodiversity studies focus on efforts to count the Earth. D
1:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Dying, Death, and Bereavement"  Discusses the services older people need to deal with dying and death. Elders describe their views on widowhood and management of grief. Experts examine the ethical dilemmas posed by terminal illness. D
2:00 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Workshop for Middle Grades Teachers  "Workshop 7. Identifying What Students Are Learning"  This program investigates ways to evaluate student learning in and through the arts. Participants will see teachers using arts-based performance tasks to assess student understanding. D
3:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Am I In This Story?"  A reader can take on a number of roles in a novel: the protagonist, the narrator, the author, or another character. In this program, students and novelists examine the complex ways readers may identify with characters in a novel. D
4:00 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "China Through Mapping"  Mimi Norton teaches second grade at Solano Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona. In this lesson, students learn about China. D
4:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Leaders, Community, and Citizens"  Cynthia Vaughn teaches first grade at the Rooftop Alternative School in San Francisco, California. The objective of Ms. Vaughn. D
5:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Holiday Party"  Holidays are the perfect excuse to craft. It can be decorations, or ornaments or even accessories to get into the holiday mood. This episode is a whole year of celebrations starting with an Easter garland featuring bunnies and chicks. D
5:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "The Bahamas - Cat Island & Grand Bahama"  To explore a different side of the Bahamas, hop a flight to Cat Island where daily activities include watching the plane take off. On Cat Island they glide up an estuary to find turtles, kayak to their own private island and enjoy a beach to themselves. Learn the history or the British Loyalists during the American Revolution who fled to Cat Island, and the last slaves ships which left their human cargo on the island, who's descendants still live there. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Souper Soups for Supper"  Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Skewered and Wrapped"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Grilled Beef Satay. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top picks for saute pans in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making quick Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps at home. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chilled Tomato Soup with Tapenade, Trout Amandine, and Buttermilk Panna Cotta. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Meringue"  Join Martha as she shares the secrets to foolproof meringue, such as using a copper bowl and adding a touch of cream of tartar. Once the basics are mastered, Martha teaches one of her favorites, pavlova with passion fruit, plus an impressive ile flottante and a Huguenot torte. D
8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing Surge Protection/Hardscaping Projects"  Master electrician Scott Caron installs several types of surge protection. Then, general contractor Tom Silva, host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger demonstrates how to cut and shape rocks for hardscaping projects. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Rajasthan"  In Jaipur and Jodhpur, Rudy visits temples and palaces, finds a whole industry that works with heirloom furniture and visits with villagers.G
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Souper Soups for Supper"  Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Skewered and Wrapped"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Grilled Beef Satay. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top picks for saute pans in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making quick Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps at home. D
10:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Golden Gazpacho & Chicken Breasts with Relish"  In this episode, Joanne helps her student Del develop his knife skills by teaching him to chop, mince, and dice vegetables and other ingredients for two of her specialties. Recipes: (1) GOLDEN GAZPACHO WITH GARLIC CROUTONS, (2) GRILLED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH SWEET CORN AND PEPPER RELISH. Student: Clodel "Del" Gosuico - Programmer. D
11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tequila!"  This episode puts a twist on tequila by using it in a number of tasty, savory and sweet recipes sure to impress special guests. A noted mixologist shows Pati how to make a unique cocktail, and she uses tequila to ignite a main dish. Ancho Chile and Orange Juice Tequila Chaser (Sangrita); Fresh Jicama and Orange Pico de Gallo; Tequila, Mexican Cream and Chipotle Shrimp; Derek Brown's Cocktail; Coffee Flan with Tequila Whipped Cream. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "North Wales: Feisty and Poetic"  Rick takes in Mount Snowdon, medieval castles and Victorian promenades. He learns a bit of Welsh, follows a miner deep into a slate mine, and herds sheep with a clever dog.G
1:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Building Babel"  The film follows a year in the life of Sharif El-Gamal, developer of the so-called "Ground Zero Mosque," a Muslim-led community center two blocks from the World Trade Center. With unlimited access to his home and office, the film paints a portrait of a Muslim-American businessman up against impossible odds. A passionate Brooklyn-born Muslim, Sharif El-Gamal sees Park51 as a centerpiece of his own Muslim American identity. D
2:30 am 
Global Voices  "A Son's Sacrifice"  Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City. The son of an immigrant, Imran must confront his mixed heritage and gain acceptance from his father's conservative community. On one of Islam's holiest days, Imran must lead a sacrifice that will define him as a Muslim, as an American and as a son. D
3:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Solving The Economic Puzzle"  One day the employment rate and stock market are up, and the next they are down. On the third episode of The Aspen Institute Presents, Solving the Economic Puzzle focuses on the creation of jobs in conventional and creative ways in the abstract and not-so-abstract concept of economy. Host Hari Sreenivasan of PBS NewsHour attends the conversation on The Challenge of Building American Jobs with professor Austan Goolsbee, former U.S. D
4:00 am 
Moyers & Company  "The Collision of Sports and Politics"  On occasion, a sports story breaks free from the sports section - as highlighted by this week's Time magazine cover story, "It's Time to Pay College Athletes". These headlines are less about the latest star or the final score and more about culture, politics, and who we hope to be as Americans. Should we build flashy new arenas in bankrupt cities? Do we cheer from the stands or cringe as we watch our children butt heads on the football field, risking a future of potential brain trauma? On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation - the magazine's first sports editor in the publication's 148 year history - joins Bill Moyers to talk about the collision of sports and politics. D
5:00 am 
Washington Week   NULL
5:30 am 
6:00 am 
6:30 am 
Inside Washington   The Syrian dilemma, Putin to the rescue? If Putin is faking, what then? Congress, the President and the crisis in Syria. Are the President and his Secretary of State on the same page rhetorically? The continuing drive to defund Obamacare and the threat of a government shutdown. The surprising finish to the New York Democratic Mayoral Primary. D
7:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Building Babel"  The film follows a year in the life of Sharif El-Gamal, developer of the so-called "Ground Zero Mosque," a Muslim-led community center two blocks from the World Trade Center. With unlimited access to his home and office, the film paints a portrait of a Muslim-American businessman up against impossible odds. A passionate Brooklyn-born Muslim, Sharif El-Gamal sees Park51 as a centerpiece of his own Muslim American identity. D
8:30 am 
Global Voices  "A Son's Sacrifice"  Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City. The son of an immigrant, Imran must confront his mixed heritage and gain acceptance from his father's conservative community. On one of Islam's holiest days, Imran must lead a sacrifice that will define him as a Muslim, as an American and as a son. D
9:00 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
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Israeli-Palestinian Partnership"  As talks between Israelis and Palestinians start up once again, host Marcia Franklin talks with an Israeli and a Palestinian about conversations they have organized between their respective communities as a result of funding from a Boise non-profit. Eden Fuchs, a former colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces, and Ibrahim Issa, a Palestinian educator, are part of the Center for Emerging Futures, started by a Boise couple.G
10:00 am 
Carrier  "Rites of Passage"  The last day in the Gulf is the last chance to drop bombs before the Nimitz heads home. The jets take off, laden with ordnance, and return hours later, still carrying the same bombs. As the Nimitz crosses the equator, the entire ship takes part in the Crossing the Line Ceremony, an ancient maritime ritual. D
11:00 am 
Carrier  "True Believers"  This episode explores the many expressions of faith onboard the USS Nimitz: faith in self, faith in one's shipmates, faith in the mission of the ship and the president's call to arms. The major religious groups on board are Catholic and Protestant, but there also is a coven of Wiccans, as well as a Pentecostal group whose newest member is challenged by the duality of his beliefs and the temptations of liberty as the ship drops anchor in Perth, Australia. D
12:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The Collision of Sports and Politics"  On occasion, a sports story breaks free from the sports section - as highlighted by this week's Time magazine cover story, "It's Time to Pay College Athletes". These headlines are less about the latest star or the final score and more about culture, politics, and who we hope to be as Americans. Should we build flashy new arenas in bankrupt cities? Do we cheer from the stands or cringe as we watch our children butt heads on the football field, risking a future of potential brain trauma? On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation - the magazine's first sports editor in the publication's 148 year history - joins Bill Moyers to talk about the collision of sports and politics. D
1:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
2:30 pm 
Inside Washington   The Syrian dilemma, Putin to the rescue? If Putin is faking, what then? Congress, the President and the crisis in Syria. Are the President and his Secretary of State on the same page rhetorically? The continuing drive to defund Obamacare and the threat of a government shutdown. The surprising finish to the New York Democratic Mayoral Primary. D
3:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Building Babel"  The film follows a year in the life of Sharif El-Gamal, developer of the so-called "Ground Zero Mosque," a Muslim-led community center two blocks from the World Trade Center. With unlimited access to his home and office, the film paints a portrait of a Muslim-American businessman up against impossible odds. A passionate Brooklyn-born Muslim, Sharif El-Gamal sees Park51 as a centerpiece of his own Muslim American identity. D
4:30 pm 
Global Voices  "A Son's Sacrifice"  Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City. The son of an immigrant, Imran must confront his mixed heritage and gain acceptance from his father's conservative community. On one of Islam's holiest days, Imran must lead a sacrifice that will define him as a Muslim, as an American and as a son. D
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "The Collision of Sports and Politics"  On occasion, a sports story breaks free from the sports section - as highlighted by this week's Time magazine cover story, "It's Time to Pay College Athletes". These headlines are less about the latest star or the final score and more about culture, politics, and who we hope to be as Americans. Should we build flashy new arenas in bankrupt cities? Do we cheer from the stands or cringe as we watch our children butt heads on the football field, risking a future of potential brain trauma? On this week's Moyers & Company (check local listings), Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation - the magazine's first sports editor in the publication's 148 year history - joins Bill Moyers to talk about the collision of sports and politics. D
6:00 pm 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Africa"  Fly and arrow-dive with cape gannets among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Soar with fish eagles, flamingoes, kelp gulls and vultures to see the most animal-packed continent with fresh eyes. D
7:00 pm 
Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild  "We Live with the Land"  This two-part program follows photographer Michael Forsberg, as he examines what wildness remains in the plains of North America.G
8:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Where Heaven Meets Hell"  Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community. D
9:00 pm 
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
9:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Israeli-Palestinian Partnership"  As talks between Israelis and Palestinians start up once again, host Marcia Franklin talks with an Israeli and a Palestinian about conversations they have organized between their respective communities as a result of funding from a Boise non-profit. Eden Fuchs, a former colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces, and Ibrahim Issa, a Palestinian educator, are part of the Center for Emerging Futures, started by a Boise couple.G
10:00 pm 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Africa"  Fly and arrow-dive with cape gannets among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Soar with fish eagles, flamingoes, kelp gulls and vultures to see the most animal-packed continent with fresh eyes. D
11:00 pm 
Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild  "We Live with the Land"  This two-part program follows photographer Michael Forsberg, as he examines what wildness remains in the plains of North America.G

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