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October 16, 2012
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6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the Hold/Get Along, Little Doggies"  Martha in the Hold - Martha's family is going out West on vacation and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Can Martha find her ticket to ride? Vocabulary: (E) cargo, passenger(s), turbulence, arriv(e)(s)(ing)(val) , depart(s)(ed) (I) travel(ing), suitcase(s), flight, trip, Take(s) (ing) off. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "All-New Hundley/Signs Up"  George uses his camera and sharp investigative skills to find out why Hundley is acting so strange.G
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Thump/Squirreled Away"  Thump - Nick is trying to make his mother a surprise lunch, but she keeps coming into the kitchen! If only there was a way for him to know when she was coming. The Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet his friend Twitch the rabbit. Twitch and her bunnies teach Nick and Sally how to stop, look and listen for danger. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Adventures of Math-A-Million"  It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem.a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Night Train/Fossil Fred"  Night Train - Dad, Buddy and Tiny take a special ride on the Dinosaur Train at night, learning about animals that are active after dark, culminating at the Big Pond for a nature walk under the full moon. Fossil Fred - Buddy, Tiny and Don play "detective" and search around the Big Pond for fossils. The kids end up finding an entire skeleton of a Jurassic dinosaur. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Good Sport"  Elmo and Abby are playing a game of hot potato together. Elmo keeps losing the game and starts to feel frustrated. He thinks that something must be wrong with the potato, and tries using another one, but he still loses. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty"  Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty - Prince Wednesday is in the block corner at school building the "tallest tower in the world!" Even though he needs to go to the bathroom, he doesn't want to stop what he is doing. He learns how important it is to stop and go right away. Daniel Goes to the Potty - Dad's trumpet is broken, so he takes Daniel along to Music Man Stan's Shop to get it fixed. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Clean Air!"  Sid the roving reporter is investigating something strange in his backyard--his Dad is wearing a mask while painting. Sid discovers that his Dad is protecting his face so he doesn't breathe in the dirty fumes. At school, Sid and his friends discover that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air, and when we pollute the air around us, it affects the air that everyone breathes. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Back On Track/The Rainbow Birthday Cake"  Back on Track: While looking through his telescope, Frog notices that Kangaroo's mail train is headed straight for a broken track! He has to rely on BEAR and her tiny new tricycle to get him there to fix the track on time. And if the tricycle isn't tiny enough, Dog, Duck, and Ant and all his cousins climb on board to lend a hand. Will they make it in time? The Rainbow Birthday Cake: It is Frog's birthday, and Duck wants to make him a big, beautiful birthday cake frosted in the colors of the rainbow. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "Vacations"  Caillou is traveling in style with his very first airplane flight and he's curious about everything around him: he loves looking out the window at the ground below and also, playing with the music system. Plus, breakfast on a plane is an adventure in itself! On another adventure, Caillou and his family leave for a day at the beach. There's so much to see and do! Caillou goes in the water with Dad and later, a seagull tries to steal his sandwich! Then Caillou sees a hermit crab and finally he and Dad build a sandcastle. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "To Catch A Thief, A Mystery Adventure"  When several different balls suddenly disappear without a trace, it's detective BJ to the rescue! BJ is determined to find and capture the mysterious ball thief. When BJ accidentally accuses his best friend, Riff, he learns the importance of not jumping to conclusions. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Playing with Friends"  Thomas and the Scruff - Whiff is excited for Thomas to bring Scruff to help him at the Waste Dump. Thomas meets Scruff at Brendham Docks and sees that he is really quite scruffy and dirty. Thomas thinks it would be best to give Scruff a clean before he starts his new job. D
1:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Sound"  Sounds are vibrations of energy. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientist, Steve Shropshire, Professor Of Physics, Idaho State University, answer students' questions about sound.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha in the Hold/Get Along, Little Doggies"  Martha in the Hold - Martha's family is going out West on vacation and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Can Martha find her ticket to ride? Vocabulary: (E) cargo, passenger(s), turbulence, arriv(e)(s)(ing)(val) , depart(s)(ed) (I) travel(ing), suitcase(s), flight, trip, Take(s) (ing) off. D
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Pies for Puppies"  It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Chuck with a Sidekick of Brent/Yarn-4-Gold"  CHUCK WITH A SIDEKICK OF BRENT - Once again Chuck teams up with his successful brother, Brent who attempts to organize Chuck's robberies. But when Chuck rebels against the system he sets out to turn the city into a giant sandwich-unless WordGirl can stop him. Vocabulary Words: Accomplish, Schedule. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Race for the Hippo Disc"  When Chris and Martin accidentally lose a Power Disc on the African savannah, the Wild Kratts goes into crisis mode to find the disc before it gets into the hands of Zach Varmitech. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Sensible Flats"  (topic: Area) - Our Cyber-Team is transported to a Wild West site to prove that Hacker has taken a larger piece of land than he is allowed. Hacker is in jail and the trial is about to begin, but is his homestead really larger than what Judge Trudy will allow? The kids must discover how to measure the area of his irregularly shaped property in order to find the answer. The Big Idea: To find the area of an object, count how many squares fit on it. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Feeling Sheepish Ruff?"  Ruff sends two FETCHers to learn to herd sheep, and two more to Utah where they learn about bighorn sheep and their habitat. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Flippity Francine/Muffy Takes The Wheel"  Flippity Francine - When Muffy posts a goofy video of Francine on the Muffington Post, Francine worries she will become the laughing stock of the entire school. Can Francine regain her dignity? Or will she have to swap her cleats for clown shoes? Muffy Takes the Wheel - It's the 1st Annual Lakewood Derby and Muffy's revved up! But when she enlists her dad to help her make the winning car, he completely takes over. Can Muffy hit the brakes on this runaway project? Or will she be left in the dust?. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Pies for Puppies"  It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit calls it quits. From Pandit's legacy to challenges facing Citi's new boss. The resignation is one of the biggest surprises on Wall Street this year. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS Newshour Debates: A Special Report  "2012 - Presidential Debate"  Candy Crowley CNN chief political correspondent and anchor, CNN's State of the Union, moderates the second presidential debate, which is taking the form of a town meeting at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York. Citizens will ask questions of the candidates on foreign and domestic issues.G
8:00 pm 
History Detectives   Wes Cowan delves into the history of John Brown's raid on the federal armory in Harpers Ferry, an event precipitated by the raging emotions that preceded the Civil War. Cowan seeks to learn if a particular spear, or pike, may have been used by the group led by abolitionist Brown. Then Eduardo Pag�n wonders why U.S. troops were in Siberia during World War I, and Elyse Luray sizes up a Ronald McDonald costume.G
9:00 pm 
Standing Bear's Footsteps   Standing Bear, an Indian chief, goes to court to prove he is a person and redefines what it means to be an American. He had been arrested in 1879 while trying to return his dead son's body to homelands in Nebraska from exile in the malaria-infested plains of Indian Territory. The trial makes front page news across America.G
10:00 pm 
Race 2012   Using the presidential election as a lens, this documentary examines America's increasingly complex racial landscape. With a behind-the-scenes approach, the film navigates the high-stakes world of racial pollsters, spin doctors and candidates as they compete for voters of many ethnic and racial groups.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Mexico City and Ixtapa"  Mexico City, the world's largest metropolis, is modern, crowded, cosmopolitan, and steeped in tradition. Rudy begins with Mexico's ancient roots just outside the city at pre-Aztec Teotihuacan. The superb National Museum of Anthropology provides more insights into ancient Mexico. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Outpost of the Outback"  Located near the center of the continent, Alice Springs, Australia, is around 1,000 miles from the closest city and has a population of 28,000 people. This city may be small, but it is home to Alice Springs Desert Park, a one of kind conservation site and tourist mecca that contains both the distinct flavor of Central Australia and the local desert habitats all in one easy to explore area. Host David Yetman surveys the park's Desert Rivers, Sand Country and Woodlands habitats, which are home to kangaroos, wallabies and bilbies as well as a large variety of rodents, birds and reptiles. D
7:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Pizza on the Grill/Pizza Alla Griglia"  It's summertime at last, and Mary Ann fires up the grill -- not for burgers -- but for pizza, starting with a Roasted Vegetable Pizza topped with zucchini, eggplant, squash and red Onions. And for dessert? Even more pizza, this time a sweet, Mini-dessert Pizza topped with honey, fresh mint and sliced apricots. D
8:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Thessaloniki - Part 1"  Eva takes us to the capital of the prefecture of central Macedonia, and her hometown, and Chef Yianni makes a feta & eggplant appetizer and bakaliaro fricasse with a little help from Eva. D
8:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "A French Twist On Mexico"  A tasty look at the way French cuisine has historically influenced modern Mexican cooking, and simple techniques any American cook can manage with impressive results. Snapper in a Poblano Chile Sauce; Blissful Corn Torte; Cajeta Crepes with Toasted Pecans. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Salmon and Sole"  Host Christopher Kimball visits a Boston fishmonger to discover the truth about farm-raised salmon. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make perfect Glazed Salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tuna. D
9:30 am 
GardenSMART   Landscape Makeover - Part 1. GardenSMART landscapes a challenging site using beautiful plants and stunning containers. Eye-candy and gardening lessons galore. D
10:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver"  Singer/mandolinist Doyle Lawson is yet another deserving winner of a National Heritage Fellowship (2006). Lawson's band is known as the School of Bluegrass for its many high-profile alumni. This latest batch of hot young pickers lives up to that legacy, as Lawson leads them through state-of-the-art traditional and progressive bluegrass, as well as some of the most compelling a cappella Gospel harmonizing seen or heard anywhere. D
10:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Nashville: Music City"  Known as the capital of country music, Nashville also is home to some of the world's top singer-songwriters and rock and pop bands. Host Jacob Edgar receives a personal tour of Nashville's iconic Grand Ole Opry by country superstar Vince Gill. Then, he sees Elizabeth Miller perform at a funky bar in East Nashville, the bohemian district home to many of the city's musicians. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Good Sport"  Elmo and Abby are playing a game of hot potato together. Elmo keeps losing the game and starts to feel frustrated. He thinks that something must be wrong with the potato, and tries using another one, but he still loses. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Night Train/Fossil Fred"  Night Train - Dad, Buddy and Tiny take a special ride on the Dinosaur Train at night, learning about animals that are active after dark, culminating at the Big Pond for a nature walk under the full moon. Fossil Fred - Buddy, Tiny and Don play "detective" and search around the Big Pond for fossils. The kids end up finding an entire skeleton of a Jurassic dinosaur. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween"  It's Halloween in Storybrook Village and Pig is so frightened, he won't go Trick or Treating with his friends! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Little Ghost, who's a bit of a scaredy cat himself, to teach him there's more to Halloween than meets the eye!. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Thump/Squirreled Away"  Thump - Nick is trying to make his mother a surprise lunch, but she keeps coming into the kitchen! If only there was a way for him to know when she was coming. The Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet his friend Twitch the rabbit. Twitch and her bunnies teach Nick and Sally how to stop, look and listen for danger. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bad Hair Day"  Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Sound"  Sounds are vibrations of energy. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientist, Steve Shropshire, Professor Of Physics, Idaho State University, answer students' questions about sound.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the wonderful standard, "When I Fall In Love," and the signature lick from the James Bond theme song. Featured guests include David Tolley, Bradley Sowash and Lori Mechem. D
3:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1910's"  Saving lives and taking lives are the hallmarks of this decade. The umbrella supplies the inspiration for a new device that lets airplane pilots parachute to safety. Sonar navigation comes to the aid of ships at sea; and a garment manufacturer develops the first safety hood to protect firefighters inside burning buildings.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Viking Sword"  The Ulfberht sword of the Vikings is a revolutionary high-tech tool of its day, a work of art and considered to be one of the greatest swords ever made. NOVA uses cutting-edge science and old-fashioned detective work to reconstruct the Ulfberht and unravel its mystery.G
6:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1910's"  Saving lives and taking lives are the hallmarks of this decade. The umbrella supplies the inspiration for a new device that lets airplane pilots parachute to safety. Sonar navigation comes to the aid of ships at sea; and a garment manufacturer develops the first safety hood to protect firefighters inside burning buildings.G
7:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  This episode takes a look back at the decades of effort that culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor, and looks forward to what's next. D
7:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program visits with an engaging if unruly bunch of cousins that we formally broke up with about six or seven million years ago - with whom we share almost all of our genes, but not a lot of our lifestyle. Why the difference? Maybe it's in how we learn. D
8:00 pm 
Autism: Coming of Age   In the next 10 to 15 years, an estimated 800,000 children with autism will age out of the school system and transition into adulthood. Then, they will look to ill-prepared state and federal governments for the support services and resources to meet their many needs - a situation autism experts refer to as the "coming tsunami." The one-hour documentary AUTISM: COMING OF AGE provides an inside look at the lives of three adults with autism and includes interviews with their families and support teams. D
9:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of the Viking Sword"  The Ulfberht sword of the Vikings is a revolutionary high-tech tool of its day, a work of art and considered to be one of the greatest swords ever made. NOVA uses cutting-edge science and old-fashioned detective work to reconstruct the Ulfberht and unravel its mystery.G
10:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1910's"  Saving lives and taking lives are the hallmarks of this decade. The umbrella supplies the inspiration for a new device that lets airplane pilots parachute to safety. Sonar navigation comes to the aid of ships at sea; and a garment manufacturer develops the first safety hood to protect firefighters inside burning buildings.G
11:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  This episode takes a look back at the decades of effort that culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor, and looks forward to what's next. D
11:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program visits with an engaging if unruly bunch of cousins that we formally broke up with about six or seven million years ago - with whom we share almost all of our genes, but not a lot of our lifestyle. Why the difference? Maybe it's in how we learn. D
6:30 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "Peru: People of the Altiplano"  Indians outnumber non-Indians in the Peruvian highlands where many of them continue to farm and produce handicrafts much as their ancestors did. Despite using cell phones and the Internet, their native dress, languages and their nearness to the soil help them maintain their identity.G
7:00 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Continuous Arm Rocking Chair - Part 1"  Chairmaker Elia Bizzarri joins us to make this elegant and comfortable rocking chair. We'll turn the legs and frame the seat in part one of this American classic. D
7:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Craftsman Coffee Table"  The Woodsmith editors share tips & techniques for building a beautiful heirloom-quality coffee table with a glass top. Plus, you'll learn a quick and easy way to make mortises. All you need is a table saw - no chisel required.G
8:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Dry: Use Less Water In Your Landscape"  Host Jamie Durie explores the Water Conservation Garden near San Diego, California, and learns about xeriscaping. He also learns how to create a dry-laid garden wall.G
8:30 am 
For Your Home  "I Designed It Myself"  NULL
9:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Shaping Trims"  Lace tape shaping on a girl's dress; Sew Quick, Sew Easy hanky; Antique Technique on creating a mitered fancy band; And Sew On segment on trims gone loopy. Guests: Connie Palmer, Kari Mecca. D
9:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Valley View"  This beautiful valley lake will leave you fully rested and at peace with the world! Bob Ross creates a masterpiece so tranquil you'll want to paint along. D
10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Swimming Upstream"  Most people, including Joanne, absolutely adore salmon. She begins by nestling salmon rillete in endive, and then, with her student Jerry, bakes salmon in the ultimate symbol of love, a paper heart. Recipes: Smoked Salmon Rillete/Endive, Salmon and Spring Vegetables Baked in Paper, and Lemon Tarragon Rice. D
10:30 am 
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 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Si Supieras...."  In Mexico, Raquel and Angela come to the aid of someone with a surprising connection to Don Fernando.G
11:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Exito"  The Castillo family deals with a number of problems, including the hospitalization of don Fernando.G
12:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Critical and Creative Thinking"  With Dr. Robert Swartz. Teachers can help students become good thinkers. Good thinkers raise key questions and gather and evaluate pertinent information, thus making informed decisions. D
1:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Moving In Circles"  A look at the Platonic theory of uniform circular motion. D
1:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Fundamental Forces"  All physical phenomena of nature are explained by four forces: two nuclear forces, gravity, and electricity. D
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Fifties"  World War II is fought to its bitter end in the Pacific and the world lives with the legacy of its final moment: the atomic bomb. Professor Miller continues the story as veterans return from the war and create new lives for themselves in the '50s. The GI Bill, Levittown, civil rights, the Cold War, and rock 'n' roll are discussed. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Sixties"  Professor Scharff weaves the story of the Civil Rights movement with stories of the Vietnam War and Watergate to create a portrait of a decade. Lyndon Johnson emerges as a pivotal character, along with Stokely Carmichael, Fanny Lou Hamer, and other luminaries of the era. D
3:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Bike Making"  Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What to Do with a Windfall"  Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Pies for Puppies"  It's the Pies for Puppies charity bake sale, and Jessica, Danny Rebus and others are competing to sell the most pies and become the "puppy hero." But someone has taken all of Jessica's pies! The Electric Company discovers that Danny Rebus is trying to cheat his way to victory, and it is up to them to put a stop to it. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Sensible Flats"  (topic: Area) - Our Cyber-Team is transported to a Wild West site to prove that Hacker has taken a larger piece of land than he is allowed. Hacker is in jail and the trial is about to begin, but is his homestead really larger than what Judge Trudy will allow? The kids must discover how to measure the area of his irregularly shaped property in order to find the answer. The Big Idea: To find the area of an object, count how many squares fit on it. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. D
5:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Latin Celebration"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to authentic Peruvian Roast Chicken. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for vertical roasters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of brown rice. D
6:00 pm 
Winemakers  "Harvest Challenge"  In the first episode, 12 people from all walks of life arrive on the gorgeous Central Coast of California just as the grape harvest kicks into high gear. It's initiation by fire as the contestants work around the clock for 48 hours picking grapes, cleaning tanks and making wine. In the end we separate the mere wine lover from the budding wine maker and find out who has the drive and dedication to become a winemaker. D
6:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dingle, Co Kerry - Part 1"  NULL
7:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Continuous Arm Rocking Chair - Part 1"  Chairmaker Elia Bizzarri joins us to make this elegant and comfortable rocking chair. We'll turn the legs and frame the seat in part one of this American classic. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Greek Islands"  Rick stops at touristy and exotic Santorini, becomes familiar with Aegean ferries, rides a motorbike around Smos and pops into a monastery.G
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Napa Valley, California"  Napa Valley is the home to some of our most innovative chefs. Burt tours the valley and introduces us to some of the signature dishes at the best restaurants. We find out why California is the nation's leading dairy state, meet one of the most successful wine makers and find out how prohibition saved the business. D
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Latin Celebration"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to authentic Peruvian Roast Chicken. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for vertical roasters. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of brown rice. D
9:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Connecting The Dots: An Overview of the Consuming Passions Ignited by Columbus"  Burt looks at the continuing effect of the voyages of Christopher Columbus on our world today _ especially their impact on diet.G
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Never Too Young"  Joanne welcomes her youngest student Stella to class and they nestle in to create a menu of some of Joanne's favorite chilly weather dishes: roasted game hens with prosciutto and mushrooms and quinoa pilaf with dried blueberries and apricots. Recipes: Sweet and Hot Pepper Relish Crostini, Roasted Game Hens with Prosciutto di Parma and Mushrooms, and Quinoa Pilaf with Dried Blueberries and Apricots. Student: Stella Ginsberg, Student and Blogger. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Greek Islands"  Rick stops at touristy and exotic Santorini, becomes familiar with Aegean ferries, rides a motorbike around Smos and pops into a monastery.G
11:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Agriculture"  Will world population outrun food resources? The "Green Revolution" of the 20th century multiplied crop yields, in part through increasing inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. How can farmers reduce their use of agricultural chemicals and still produce enough food?. D
11:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Water Resources"  While essential to the lives of humans and animals, fresh water only accounts for six percent of the world's water supply. Scientists in Florida's Everglades and the water challenged Southwest consider the optimum use of existing sources of fresh water for both humans and ecosystems. D
7:00 am 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") is seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild.G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   John Heilemann (New York Magazine). D
9:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Ethan Hawke (actor/writer). D
10:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
10:30 am 
11:00 am 
Testing Milton Friedman  "Free Markets"  The panel discusses the classic explanations and demonstrations of the workings and benefits of a free market and economic freedom. The panel is composed of Kevin Murphy, Raghuram Rajan, Dani Rodrik,and Brad DeLong.G
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
12:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Amy Waldman: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The author-journalist discusses her work with host Marcia Franklin. Waldman's first novel, The Submission tells the story of a jury, in charge of selecting a ground zero-like memorial from among anonymous submissions, and the reactions when it chooses a design created by a Muslim-American architect.G
1:00 pm 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") is seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Testing Milton Friedman  "Free Markets"  The panel discusses the classic explanations and demonstrations of the workings and benefits of a free market and economic freedom. The panel is composed of Kevin Murphy, Raghuram Rajan, Dani Rodrik,and Brad DeLong.G
5:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Democracy On Trial"  Speakers: Nicholas Burns, Hala Gorani, Jane Harman, Tom Friedman, Russell Muirhead, Sanford V. Levinson, Toni Verstandig, David Rothkopf, Eric Li, Minxin Pei. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Home on the Range"  The real heyday of the American cowboy has come and gone; but in Idaho, the hard-scrabble hero of so many of our nation's legends can still be found, riding the range on the West's public lands. It seems there will always be a place for cowboys, wherever there are cattle to be rounded up and wild horses to be tamed, and wherever there are people who love the cowboy lifestyle. As cowboy poet Rudy Gonzales reminds us, "People want to be cowboys!"G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Amy Waldman: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The author-journalist discusses her work with host Marcia Franklin. Waldman's first novel, The Submission tells the story of a jury, in charge of selecting a ground zero-like memorial from among anonymous submissions, and the reactions when it chooses a design created by a Muslim-American architect.G
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Aspen Institute Presents  "Democracy On Trial"  Speakers: Nicholas Burns, Hala Gorani, Jane Harman, Tom Friedman, Russell Muirhead, Sanford V. Levinson, Toni Verstandig, David Rothkopf, Eric Li, Minxin Pei. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Siberian Tiger Quest"  Conservation ecologist Chris Morgan ("Bears of the Last Frontier") is seeking to fulfill a longtime dream - to find and film a Siberian tiger in Russia's far eastern forests. The film features the work of Korean cameraman Sooyong Park, the first to film Siberian tigers in the wild.G

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