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December 16, 2012
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11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Doctor's Wife"  The Doctor follows a Time Lord distress signal to a mysterious asteroid in a Bubble Universe, unsure if there could be another living Time Lord out there. But the asteroid hides a secret, which could threaten the existence not only of the TARDIS crew, but of the TARDIS itself.G
12:00 am 
Nature  "Revealing The Leopard"  The world's most numerous big cat is seldom seen although its members live among villages and on the outskirts of cities in Africa and much of Asia. One female leopard allows filmmakers to follow her to her den and film her cubs from their earliest days as she teaches them to survive. Interspersed with the leopard family story are vignettes of leopards from around the world.G
1:00 am 
Frontline  "The Undertaking"  FRONTLINE profiles Thomas Lynch, a poet and undertaker whose family has cared for the dead in a small town in central Michigan for three generations. In The Undertaking, a critically acclaimed book, Lynch offered unique and profound insight into what he called the "dismal trade." In this intimate and revealing film, Lynch helps make sense of the ways Americans cope with death, grief and life.G
2:00 am 
MI-5  "The Sleeper"  MI5 intends to spread a lie to attract terrorist groups, but possibly endanger Fred Roberts, a reawakened sleeper and a famous chemical engineer. Tom fears for Fred and takes a moral stand that puts the whole operation in jeopardy. Zoe is attracted to a freelance photographer.G
3:00 am 
Mark Twain  "Part One"  Filmmaker Ken Burns takes viewers on a journey through Sam Clemens' early days along the Mississippi River to the small river town of Hannibal, Missouri. Clemens grows up stumbling from adventure to adventure until he begins to evolve into Mark Twain. The humorist and writer revolutionizes the way Americans view themselves and their language. Part 1 of 2G
5:00 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Brave and Strong"  Getting an immunization at the doctor's office can be one of the times when a child feels scared and not very brave or strong. Mister Rogers talks about children's feelings about immunization and gets one himself at the doctor's. Playing with a doctor kit and a doll can also help children manage such difficult times. D
5:30 am 
Curious George  "Relax!/The Box and the Hound"  Professor Wiseman gets plenty of stress during a picnic with George and the Man with the Yellow Hat.G
6:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "Birds of a Feather"  When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita's plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. D
6:30 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo  "The Sounds of Silence Part I/Part 2"  Quack gives Chirp the silent treatment. Chirp gets stranded in a puddle. Pocoyo: The Big Sneeze - Elly has a cold and her trumpeting sneezes knock down Pocoyo's tower. D
7:00 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Flower Power/Snowman's Land"  Flower Power - Sally's mom has a cold, so Sally wants to pick her some colorful flowers to make her feel better. The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally to the forest of Flora-Fah-Zoom where they meet three different creatures that all depend on flowers to live. Sally decides to make her mother a picture of their adventure in Flora-Fah-Zoom instead of picking a flower that animals need in order to survive. D
7:30 am 
Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps  "Angelina's Holiday Treats/Angelina and the Front Row Ticket"  Angelina's Holiday Treats - Angelina is anticipating her performance in "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" at the holiday showcase. She also can't wait for the holiday party afterwards. But in between final rehearsal and the performance, she and Marco overindulge in candy canes and a few too many slices of Mum's fruitcake. D
8:00 am 
Bob the Builder  "Tumbler's Big Day"  Horticultural Flex is busy studying some rare plants when he hears about Sunflower Valley's very first radio station. Bob and the team get to work building the studio and erecting the transmitter. While they work, the machines think of ideas for their very own radio shows. D
8:30 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Let It Snow"  The Christmas Tree Express - Rheneas is very excited when he finds out that there are Christmas trees on Misty Island and wants to bring one back to the Blue Mountain Quarry before the other engines wake up. He asks Toby to take him to Misty Island. On Misty Island, Toby wants to travel slowly, but Rheneas is excited and in a hurry. D
9:00 am 
Wishbone  "A Tail In Twain (Pt. 2)"  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, Joe, Samantha and David are looking for adventure, and find it when they spy a strange man digging around the "No Name Grave. D
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Miss Representation"  Filmmaker Jennifer Seibel Newsom talks with host Marcia Franklin about making the documentary, Miss Representation, which explores how inaccurate portrayals of women by the media are connected to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.G
10:00 am 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
10:30 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Reducing Taxes"  Guests: Robert Amodeo, Head of Municipal Investments, Portfolio Manager, Western Asset Management Company; Christine Benz, Director of Personal Finance, Morningstar Inc. The tax man cometh and he will be collecting more from investors next year. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features Western Asset Management's top municipal bond investor Robert Amodeo and Morningstar's personal finance guru Christine Benz, who suggest ways you can minimize the pain. D
11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Workers' Rights: After Michigan becomes the 24th right-to-work state, women represented by unions are worried about their rights. Protecting Afghan Women: The United Nations calls for more protection for women in Afghanistan, as U.S. troops slowly draw out their support. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Closer to Truth  "How Do Brains Work?"  Everything we know, everything we think, comes from our brain. Are brains our "window to reality," seeing what truly exists? Or are we bound by brains, mental slaves of the meat in our heads?. D
12:30 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Embellish Outside The Box, Part 2"  Cast out sewing rules as you create head-turning embellishments with a no-hassle approach. Nancy and designer Vicki Tracy turn embellishing into "playtime," as they use twisted trim for edging, create no-hassle machine embroidered appliques, sandwich and stitch scraps and trims to make textured fabric, and more. They follow Vicki's mantra "Buy retail, add detail" to change traditional clothing into trendy chic styles. D
1:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "It's One-Of-A-Kind!"  One of the trademark characteristics of art and artists is uniqueness. Artists pride themselves on taking a personal approach to the artistic process. This results in work that reflects their personality and is one-of-a-kind. D
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Timber Shed Doors"  The HOMETIME crew installs custom carriage house doors and lays a system of tailored pavers. D
2:00 pm 
Woodsmith Shop  "Morris Chair"  Join the editors of Woodsmith magazine as they show you the tips and techniques to create this heirloom Morris chair. D
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012/Window Seat, Stairs, Knee Walls"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook installs new granite steps, and host Kevin O'Connor helps general contractor Tom Silva build a timeless window seat and some MDF doors cleverly disguised as wainscoting. Master carpenter Norm Abram works on the treads and newel cap on the stairs, and the pine ceiling accents get whitewashed and lacquered. D
3:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Using Hand Planes/Repairing A Cracked Stone Walkway"  In the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates the proper way to use hand planes. Then, Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger helps a homeowner repair a cracked stone walkway. D
3:30 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Small Space & Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA)"  We explore hints and tricks to getting a lot from small space gardening including vertical gardening. D
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Fiscal Cliffs and Fiscal Realities"  When it comes to America's economic health, all anyone seems to talk about is the "fiscal cliff," and the perils of our inevitable plunge. But media's favorite metaphor is distracting us from actual and crucial fiscal realities. On the next Moyers & Company (check local listings), independent political and economic analysts Bruce Bartlett and Yves Smith join Bill in a discussion that's become as rare as it is necessary -- why are Washington insiders talking about the deficit crisis and not the jobs crisis? Bartlett, former advisor to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, got into hot water with fellow conservatives when he aired concerns about the direction of their ideology and wrote critically of the second George Bush. D
5:00 pm 
William and Mary   On the day before the wedding, William and Mary make the final move into their new home. But before the happy day, they attend Tracy Mellor's funeral and find a way to compromise disparate family wishes.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of Stonehenge"  Investigations inside and around Stonehenge and its environs are kicking off a new era of discovery and debate about one of England's best known relics of pre-history. New archaeological finds reveal possible answers as well as more questions. New sites include nearby cremations, remains of a 4,500-year-old village and Bluestonehenge about two miles away along an ancient "boulevard."G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Jewel of the North"  The water is so clear and the colors so intense that people sometimes mistake photographs of Priest Lake for Hawaii! In the 1920's silent-movie star Nell Shipman came to the most northern of Idaho's big lakes to produce her silent films. Today the area is a magnet for campers, fishermen, rock climbers, skiers and anyone who loves magical settings.G
7:29 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Christmas Bird Count, Forest Park BioBlitz, Llama Backpacking"  One hundred and forty wildlife experts and volunteers converge on Forest Park to document as many wildlife species as they can find.G
8:00 pm 
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Jane Seymour and Nathan Gunn   Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Jane Seymour and Grammy Award-winning baritone Nathan Gunn join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra in the Conference Center at Temple Square in Salt Lake City for a Christmas special featuring some of the season's best-loved songs. The performance features the Bells on Temple Square, a stage decorated as a medieval castle, dancers in regal costumes, fanfare trumpets and falling snow.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E4)"  In the climactic battle of the war, Matthew and William go over the top to an uncertain fate. Vera plays a cruel endgame with Bates and Anna, forcing Lady Mary to consider using her connection with Sir Richard Carlisle to save her family from dishonor. Daisy faces the severest test of her life. Part 4 of 7G
10:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey (S2 E5)"  The end of the war is in sight and Downton's aristocrats and servants put their lives back together. Mary and Sir Richard go estate hunting. A recuperating Canadian officer imparts things to Lady Edith that could cause problems for the Crawley family. Part 5 of 7G
11:00 pm 
New Tricks  "God's Waiting Room"  When Sandra's mother, Grace, suffers a fall and acknowledges she can no longer live alone, Grace chooses a nursing home that is the scene of a suspicious death. It becomes apparent the calm fa�ade of the home belies jealousies and petty crimes within. The team uncovers disturbing facts that send them into action.G
11:00 pm 
Live From Lincoln Center  "The Richard Tucker Opera Gala"  The Richard Tucker Music Foundation features its 2012 award winner, soprano Ailyn Perez, joined by baritones Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Gerald Finley, mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina, tenors Stephen Costello and Marcello Giordani, bass Ildar Abdrazakov, bass-baritone Erwin Schrott and others onstage in a program of favorite arias and ensembles, including selections by Verdi, Rossini, Donizetti, Massenet, Mascagni, Handel and Wagner. Maestro Patrick Summers, artistic and music director of Houston Grand Opera, leads the lineup of luminaries, supported by members of the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Choral Society. The broadcast will include a feature on Perez, as well as backstage interviews with the artists. D
1:00 am 
NOVA  "Secrets of Stonehenge"  Investigations inside and around Stonehenge and its environs are kicking off a new era of discovery and debate about one of England's best known relics of pre-history. New archaeological finds reveal possible answers as well as more questions. New sites include nearby cremations, remains of a 4,500-year-old village and Bluestonehenge about two miles away along an ancient "boulevard."G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Jewel of the North"  The water is so clear and the colors so intense that people sometimes mistake photographs of Priest Lake for Hawaii! In the 1920's silent-movie star Nell Shipman came to the most northern of Idaho's big lakes to produce her silent films. Today the area is a magnet for campers, fishermen, rock climbers, skiers and anyone who loves magical settings.G
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Hyundai Santa Fe"  Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Road Test: 2013 Cadillac ATS Goss' Garage: Air Tools. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Very End of X"  Big Bird and Snuffy are the hosts of "The Letter of the Day Show" on Sesame Street! The only problem is that the letter they were supposed to introduce and sing about is broken into two straight pieces. Big Bird and Snuffy need help determining which letter it is, so they use the guests on the show as clues. Their first guest is a box, which begins with the letter "B", so they think the letter must be "B". D
4:00 am 
WordWorld  "Playing Spies/Wee Little Whale"  Playing Spies: When Sheep and Duck think that Dog has a secret, they decide to play "spy" to figure out the mystery. As they secretly watch Dog, they discover he wants to build a word with the "oo" sound. But will they be caught before they can guess Dog's secret? Wee Little Whale: Sheep rescues a tiny whale who is stuck in some seaweed and brings her home to her haystack. D
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Frog Prince"  Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out The Frog Prince and meet another Princess who can't see eye to eye with her friend! Will the Super Readers be able to help the Princess and the Frog kiss and make up? Educational Objectives: To learn about compromise, practice the alphabet and rhyme with UMP words. Preschoolers discover that the power to read will change the story. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Monsters of Folk"  The five musical monsters - each a songwriter and each an acclaimed musician in his own right - pack the set with Americana-infused folk ballads and raucous Southern rock romps. Much of it is from the collaborative songs of their debut self-titled release.G
6:00 am 
The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2012   The White House tradition celebrates its 90th year with a musical program, a presidential message, and throwing the switch for lighting on the 28-foot-tall Colorado blue spruce from Virginia. Singer James Taylor headlines the performances that include Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Colbie Caillat and Phillip Phillips.G
7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Miss Representation"  Filmmaker Jennifer Seibel Newsom talks with host Marcia Franklin about making the documentary, Miss Representation, which explores how inaccurate portrayals of women by the media are connected to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.G
7:30 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Jewel of the North"  The water is so clear and the colors so intense that people sometimes mistake photographs of Priest Lake for Hawaii! In the 1920's silent-movie star Nell Shipman came to the most northern of Idaho's big lakes to produce her silent films. Today the area is a magnet for campers, fishermen, rock climbers, skiers and anyone who loves magical settings.G
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Logan Valley/Burns Paiute tribe, Fish Deformities, Tualatin Salmon Toss"  NULL
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "St. Louis - Bay Area"  Three college grads travel across the country to speak with Leaders who have defined their own Roads in life. While in St. Louis, the team lets their imaginations run free at the City Museum, an architectural marvel and playground made out of found objects from the city. D
9:00 am 
Christmas at St. Olaf: Rejoice, Give Thanks, and Sing   St. Olaf College in Minnesota celebrates 100 years of its Christmas Festival, which began as a small campus event and now has a worldwide audience. Five choral ensembles and the St. Olaf Orchestra - more than 500 student musicians strong - perform a rich repertoire of Christmas compositions, familiar carols and hymns from around the world. This year's performance also debuts newly commissioned works by American composers Andr? J. Thomas and David N. Childs.G
10:00 am 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "The Islands"  Joanna explores some of the 1,400 Greek islands that make up this maritime nation. She gets a lift on board a shipping magnate's yacht to Crete where she spends time with shepherds in the high, remote mountains of the island. On Kos, she explores the birth place of Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, and ascends an active volcano on Nisyros. Part 3 of 4G
11:00 am 
Wild!  "Undersea Mysteries"  NULL
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Special: The Making of Globe Trekker"  Cameras turn on a GLOBE TREKKER crew on the road to capture how the series is filmed.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Memphis to examine if the city's experimental "Family Rewards" program is helping combat poverty. The program pays low-income students and their parents for everything from good attendance and good grades to regular visits to doctors and dentists. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What Is A Biz Kid?"  You'll learn that anybody can be a Biz Kid with effort and the right attitude. Biz Kids identify a need, make a plan, and take action. Join us and you'll meet a skateboard designer, a rap music producer, a boy who started a rock-a-thon to raise money for hospital rocking chairs, and more. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Wind Power, Kiteboarding, Grande Ronde River"  NULL
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "St. Louis Cooking"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to the ultimate St. Louis Pizza. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of sliced pepperoni. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Greece's Peloponnese"  On the Peloponnese Peninsula, Rick visits the old port town of Nafplio, time-trips through the ruins of Olympia, and takes center stage at the preserved theater at Epidauros.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Secrets of Stonehenge"  Investigations inside and around Stonehenge and its environs are kicking off a new era of discovery and debate about one of England's best known relics of pre-history. New archaeological finds reveal possible answers as well as more questions. New sites include nearby cremations, remains of a 4,500-year-old village and Bluestonehenge about two miles away along an ancient "boulevard."G
5:00 pm 
World War II: Saving The Reality   Over the course of five decades, Kenneth W. Rendell amassed the largest and most comprehensive private collection of original World War II memorabilia in the world. Narrated by Dan Aykroyd, WORLD WAR II: SAVING THE REALITY opens the doors to this private museum located outside Boston. Rendell provides a guided tour of the museum's 30 exhibits, which chronicle the end of World War I and the rise of Nazism to the start of World War II and the fight in Europe and the Pacific. D
6:00 pm 
Iceberg That Sank The Titanic   This film traces the story of a single snowflake that triggered the creation of an iceberg set on a collision course with history. The show examines the glacier that produced the iceberg and the arctic wildlife that calls the glacier home. And it examines the warming future that could produce a new generation of "mega-bergs" to move into today's busy shipping lanes.G
7:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Garbage Dreams"  Three teenage boys, born into the trash trade, grow up in the world's largest garbage village on the outskirts of Cairo. When their community is suddenly faced with the globalization of its trade, each boy is forced to make choices that will impact his future and the survival of his community.G
8:00 pm 
Nobel Laureates   NOBEL LAUREATES 2011 takes you to every corner of the globe to meet the thirteen inspiring men and women who have been awarded this year's prestigious Nobel Prizes. From Stockholm to Strasbourg, Israel to Canberra, the USA, Liberia and Yemen, this documentary explores the pioneering work and incredible discoveries that have been honoured by this year's Nobel Committee. Featuring extensive interviews with the Laureates themselves, as well as those who have inspired or have been inspired by them, including Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the Swedish actor, Krister Henriksson, and the Irish poet Seamus Heaney, a Nobel Laureate himself. D
9:00 pm 
World War II: Saving The Reality   Over the course of five decades, Kenneth W. Rendell amassed the largest and most comprehensive private collection of original World War II memorabilia in the world. Narrated by Dan Aykroyd, WORLD WAR II: SAVING THE REALITY opens the doors to this private museum located outside Boston. Rendell provides a guided tour of the museum's 30 exhibits, which chronicle the end of World War I and the rise of Nazism to the start of World War II and the fight in Europe and the Pacific. D
10:00 pm 
Iceberg That Sank The Titanic   This film traces the story of a single snowflake that triggered the creation of an iceberg set on a collision course with history. The show examines the glacier that produced the iceberg and the arctic wildlife that calls the glacier home. And it examines the warming future that could produce a new generation of "mega-bergs" to move into today's busy shipping lanes.G
11:00 pm 
Independent Lens  "Garbage Dreams"  Three teenage boys, born into the trash trade, grow up in the world's largest garbage village on the outskirts of Cairo. When their community is suddenly faced with the globalization of its trade, each boy is forced to make choices that will impact his future and the survival of his community.G
11:00 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 7. Circles and Pi"  Investigate the circumference and area of a circle. Examine what underlies the formulas for these measures, and learn how the features of the irrational number pi (π) affect both of these measures. D
11:30 pm 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 8. Volume"  Explore several methods for finding the volume of objects, using both standard cubic units and non-standard measures. Explore how volume formulas for solid objects such as spheres, cylinders, and cones are derived and related. D
12:00 am 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed The Slaves?"  This workshop examines the role of the enslaved in bringing about the end of slavery in the United States. Through analysis of President Lincoln's attitudes and actions before and during the Civil War, and correspondence, speeches, legislative orders, newspaper articles, and letters written by African Americans, enslaved and free, workshop participants debate the influences prompting Emancipation.G
1:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 7. Genetics of Development"  Organisms as different as flies, fish, and humans share a set of genes, known as a genetic toolkit, which guides development. This session presents new perspectives on the remarkable similarity in these molecules and processes and the ethical questions involved in this research. D
1:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 8. Cell Biology and Cancer"  Cancers result when genes required for normal cell function are mutated and the resulting cells undergo other changes ultimately leading to uncontrolled division. This session reveals new information on normal cell function, proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes and their role in the cell cycle, and current research in drug design for specific cancers. D
2:00 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: Patrick O'hearn School"  A Boston elementary school has enhanced student success through close cooperation with families. D
2:30 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration:"  Residents in a school district in Missouri are working with their local schools to tackle emerging educational challenges.G
3:00 am 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Work, Retirement, and Economic Status"  Explores labor force trends, early retirement, and new job opportunities for older workers. Retirees describe community service and leisure activities. Social Security, pensions, and other income sources are discussed. D
4:00 am 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Ghana"  Ghana is located in Western Africa. The temperature is tropical and the population is very diverse. There is a great emphasis on handcrafted items with many symbols accenting the designs. D
4:30 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
5:00 am 
Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen   Prime Rib Dinner; Nick's Sauteed Mushrooms; Fresh Creamed Spinach. D
5:30 am 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Mexican Fiesta"  This episode spotlights both familiar and new south-of-the-border favorites, from tacos, beans, quesadillas and steak to an unusual dessert. D
6:00 am 
OpenRoad  "Catalina"  Catalina Escape - Learn about the history, nature and potential for adventure on Southern California's Catalina Island. Best of the West - Roadside attractions - Litto's Hubcap Ranch in Napa County, Forestiere Underground Gardens and the memorial to 19th century botanist, David Douglas, in Hawaii. Legend of the West - Artist, Lu Huan. D
6:30 am 
Grannies On Safari  "Peru - Its Coastal Cultural Heritage"  Watch the Grannies as they move about Peru's Atlantic coast and explore cosmopolitan Lima - its culture and history. Experience the Afro-Peruvian community in El Carmen and visit with well-known musical, visual and performance artists. Regina reconnects with an old friend who creates marionettes that tell stories of old. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Using Hand Planes/Repairing A Cracked Stone Walkway"  In the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates the proper way to use hand planes. Then, Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger helps a homeowner repair a cracked stone walkway. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Pie Crust Tray"  NULL
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Greenhouses for Year-Round Growing"  No matter how big or small, from commercial growing to the simplest homemade version, there's a greenhouse for any budget. They make year round growing a possibility no matter where you live. This episode covers the basics and shows off some great places as examples to inspire viewers that anyone can do it. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "A Weekend Agenda"  Katie makes the most of those two treasured days - in the garden, around the house and in the kitchen. Recipes: poached eggs with pesto and coconut cookies. Projects: a personalized weeding bucket and an album to organize photo CDs. D
9:00 am 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Dreamin' California's Coast - Malibu to Big"  Joseph and Julie celebrate their anniversary by joining a Luxury Tour that begins in their home town of Topanga. They head to the nearby Getty Villa and from there travel north along the winding coast to Santa Barbara and continue to the Big Sur.G
9:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "California's Gold Country"  Within 5 years of the initial strike, over 50 billion dollars worth of gold was taken out of the hills near Sacramento, California. Burt takes us to the exact spot where the gold was found and explains how that gold funded The War Between the States, built the transcontinental railroad, and brought California into the Union. We tour Old Sacramento, visit the only remaining rural Chinese village in the United States, and find out why The Pony Express only lasted 18 months. D
10:00 am 
OpenRoad  "Catalina"  Catalina Escape - Learn about the history, nature and potential for adventure on Southern California's Catalina Island. Best of the West - Roadside attractions - Litto's Hubcap Ranch in Napa County, Forestiere Underground Gardens and the memorial to 19th century botanist, David Douglas, in Hawaii. Legend of the West - Artist, Lu Huan. D
10:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Sonoma County"  Sonoma, California was the most northerly mission in the Spanish Mission system and the place where the United States took control of California from Mexico. Burt tours the county, explains its history and takes viewers to some of the area's most interesting sights, including the home of the garden wizard of North America, the redwood forest, the Russian River kayaking course, and the Jim Russell NASCAR drivers school. We get an overview of the area from a 1940 vintage biplane. D
11:00 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 7. Circles and Pi"  Investigate the circumference and area of a circle. Examine what underlies the formulas for these measures, and learn how the features of the irrational number pi (π) affect both of these measures. D
11:30 am 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 8. Volume"  Explore several methods for finding the volume of objects, using both standard cubic units and non-standard measures. Explore how volume formulas for solid objects such as spheres, cylinders, and cones are derived and related. D
12:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Concerning Emancipation: Who Freed The Slaves?"  This workshop examines the role of the enslaved in bringing about the end of slavery in the United States. Through analysis of President Lincoln's attitudes and actions before and during the Civil War, and correspondence, speeches, legislative orders, newspaper articles, and letters written by African Americans, enslaved and free, workshop participants debate the influences prompting Emancipation.G
1:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 7. Genetics of Development"  Organisms as different as flies, fish, and humans share a set of genes, known as a genetic toolkit, which guides development. This session presents new perspectives on the remarkable similarity in these molecules and processes and the ethical questions involved in this research. D
1:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 8. Cell Biology and Cancer"  Cancers result when genes required for normal cell function are mutated and the resulting cells undergo other changes ultimately leading to uncontrolled division. This session reveals new information on normal cell function, proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes and their role in the cell cycle, and current research in drug design for specific cancers. D
2:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: Patrick O'hearn School"  A Boston elementary school has enhanced student success through close cooperation with families. D
2:30 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration:"  Residents in a school district in Missouri are working with their local schools to tackle emerging educational challenges.G
3:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Work, Retirement, and Economic Status"  Explores labor force trends, early retirement, and new job opportunities for older workers. Retirees describe community service and leisure activities. Social Security, pensions, and other income sources are discussed. D
4:00 pm 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Ghana"  Ghana is located in Western Africa. The temperature is tropical and the population is very diverse. There is a great emphasis on handcrafted items with many symbols accenting the designs. D
4:30 pm 
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
5:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Layered Elegance"  Jacques layers feta, cucumber and onion between tomato slices to make tall Greek tomato salad. Then he serves salmon in sour cream herb sauce.G
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 
Cuisine Culture  "Guy Savoy, Las Vegas"  Three-Star Michelin Chef Guy Savoy shows us that class, elegance and the best foods in the world can be found in Las Vegas. Guy whisks us away to the Nevada desert where we visit a hydroponic farm. With local ingredients we recreate three of his signature plates in his famed restaurant: an appetizer of Colors of Caviar as well as the main course, Bar en Ecailles Grilles aux Epices Douces: Crispy Sea Bass with Delicate Herbs. D
6:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexican-Style Kids' Party"  Fun, kid-friendly and (mostly!) finger food that you'd find at a children's party in Mexico, adapted for American parties at home. A special guest shows up to make dessert! Crazy Corn; Chicken Flautas; Chocolate and Cajeta Cupcakes. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Using Hand Planes/Repairing A Cracked Stone Walkway"  In the workshop, general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates the proper way to use hand planes. Then, Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger helps a homeowner repair a cracked stone walkway. D
7:30 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
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Great American Ranches"  Equitrekking takes a look at how geography and history of ranches in Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, Alberta, Texas, Maui and the Big Island influence their present workings. Interviewing ranch owners and cowboys who have chosen to hold fast to their traditions and Western culture, Darley learns about running a ranch, while also seeing some of the beautiful wild terrain. D
8:30 pm 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Layered Elegance"  Jacques layers feta, cucumber and onion between tomato slices to make tall Greek tomato salad. Then he serves salmon in sour cream herb sauce.G
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 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Liquid Gold"  Mixiotes of Woodland Mushrooms with Slow-Cook Garlic and Mexican Herbs in Mojo de Ajo Sauce.G
10:00 pm 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Water of Life: Pear Brandy"  The Pences visit a brandy tasting room, then use their choice for pork cutlets with pear compote and baked pear sundaes with dark chocolate sauce.G
10:30 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
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Charles Strouse, Part 2"  The Tony Award-winning composer of Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, and the theme from The Price is Right remains at Theater Talk's Steinway grand for the second part of our interview, during which he performs more of his well-known tune, including "Easy Street," "NYC," and "Tomorrow" from the smash hit Annie. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "What's Real About Time?"  Time seems natural and absolute: the flow of moments one following another from the indeterminable past to the knife's edge present to the unknowable future. But this is not so. Einstein shocked the world by showing that time was "relative. D
11:00 pm 
11:30 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Memphis to examine if the city's experimental "Family Rewards" program is helping combat poverty. The program pays low-income students and their parents for everything from good attendance and good grades to regular visits to doctors and dentists. D
12:00 am 
Titanic with Len Goodman   Once a welder for the company that built the ship, the "Dancing With the Stars" judge examines the impact of the sinking on the thousands of affected families. He reveals tales from among the handpicked men who helped build the ship and then died with her, and the ship's band. He uncovers the stories of 700 emigrants on board, and descendants of wealthy ancestors who survived the tragedy, only to pay for their lives with their reputations.G
1:00 am 
Saving The Titanic   With an ensemble cast and based on eyewitness accounts, this historical drama seeks to tell what happened in the engine and boiler rooms after the collision through the story of nine men from the engineering crew. These men fight to hold back the sea and keep the ship's power systems running even as they learn that all is lost.G
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Witness the results as students facing minor crimes are tried by a jury of their peers. Parents learn strategies to help prevent bullying. See how rotating workstations help students learn from each other. D
3:00 am 
America ReFramed  "90 Miles"  Probing and thoughtful, Juan Carlos Zaldvar's 90 Miles is a personal memoir that offers a rare glimpse into Cuba, a country as mythologized to Americans as the United States is to the rest of the world. The Cuban-born filmmaker recounts the strange fate that brought him as a teenage communist to exile in Miami in 1980 during the dramatic Mariel boatlift. Zaldvar uses news clips, family photos and home movies to depict the emotional journey of an immigrant father and son struggling to understand the historical and individual forces shaping their relationships and identities in a new country. D
4:30 am 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G
5:00 am 
Global Voices  "Putin's Kiss"  Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization with direct ties to The Kremlin. Officially, its goal is to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But their agenda is also to keep the political opposition from spreading their views among the Russians. D
6:30 am 
Take 2   For more than two decades, saxophonist/clarinetist Frank Glover and pianist Claude Sifferlen enjoyed both a critically acclaimed musical collaboration and a nurturing father/son-type bond. TAKE TWO traces the final stages of their act following Sifferlen's terminal diagnosis of inoperable prostate cancer. The regional Emmy?-nominated film poignantly explores the musical and interpersonal relationship between these two jazz virtuosos, as they reflect on their decades-long partnership and continue to perform together while facing a painful, yet inevitable, separation. D
7:00 am 
Secrets of the Dead  "China's Terracotta Warriors"  When the first emperor of China wanted an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, he decreed he would be protected by an army. Artisans have less than two years to complete the massive project using the technology of 2,200 years ago to construct 8,000 life-sized, painted figures. Archaeologist Agnes Hsu shows how it might have been done.G
8:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Jewel of the North"  The water is so clear and the colors so intense that people sometimes mistake photographs of Priest Lake for Hawaii! In the 1920's silent-movie star Nell Shipman came to the most northern of Idaho's big lakes to produce her silent films. Today the area is a magnet for campers, fishermen, rock climbers, skiers and anyone who loves magical settings.G
8:30 am 
Dialogue  "Miss Representation"  Filmmaker Jennifer Seibel Newsom talks with host Marcia Franklin about making the documentary, Miss Representation, which explores how inaccurate portrayals of women by the media are connected to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.G
9:00 am 
Deadline Every Second: On Assignment with 12 Associated Press Photojournalists   Behind the scenes with photojournalists of the Associated Press, the world's largest news picture agency. 12 of the world's top AP photographers on assignment in the U.S. (from California wildfires to Wall Street) and Europe (from 10 Downing St. D
10:00 am 
Bhutan - Taking The Middle Path to Happiness   This examines Bhutan's policy of "Gross National Happiness," which emphasizes environmental and cultural preservation, economic development through hydroelectric power, and transparent and honest governance. Happiness and enlightenment, they believe, result from neither overindulging in the world's pleasures nor rejecting the world's goodness.G
11:00 am 
America ReFramed  "90 Miles"  Probing and thoughtful, Juan Carlos Zaldvar's 90 Miles is a personal memoir that offers a rare glimpse into Cuba, a country as mythologized to Americans as the United States is to the rest of the world. The Cuban-born filmmaker recounts the strange fate that brought him as a teenage communist to exile in Miami in 1980 during the dramatic Mariel boatlift. Zaldvar uses news clips, family photos and home movies to depict the emotional journey of an immigrant father and son struggling to understand the historical and individual forces shaping their relationships and identities in a new country. D
12:30 pm 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G
1:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Putin's Kiss"  Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization with direct ties to The Kremlin. Officially, its goal is to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But their agenda is also to keep the political opposition from spreading their views among the Russians. D
2:30 pm 
Take 2   For more than two decades, saxophonist/clarinetist Frank Glover and pianist Claude Sifferlen enjoyed both a critically acclaimed musical collaboration and a nurturing father/son-type bond. TAKE TWO traces the final stages of their act following Sifferlen's terminal diagnosis of inoperable prostate cancer. The regional Emmy?-nominated film poignantly explores the musical and interpersonal relationship between these two jazz virtuosos, as they reflect on their decades-long partnership and continue to perform together while facing a painful, yet inevitable, separation. D
3:00 pm 
Deadline Every Second: On Assignment with 12 Associated Press Photojournalists   Behind the scenes with photojournalists of the Associated Press, the world's largest news picture agency. 12 of the world's top AP photographers on assignment in the U.S. (from California wildfires to Wall Street) and Europe (from 10 Downing St. D
4:00 pm 
Bhutan - Taking The Middle Path to Happiness   This examines Bhutan's policy of "Gross National Happiness," which emphasizes environmental and cultural preservation, economic development through hydroelectric power, and transparent and honest governance. Happiness and enlightenment, they believe, result from neither overindulging in the world's pleasures nor rejecting the world's goodness.G
5:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "90 Miles"  Probing and thoughtful, Juan Carlos Zaldvar's 90 Miles is a personal memoir that offers a rare glimpse into Cuba, a country as mythologized to Americans as the United States is to the rest of the world. The Cuban-born filmmaker recounts the strange fate that brought him as a teenage communist to exile in Miami in 1980 during the dramatic Mariel boatlift. Zaldvar uses news clips, family photos and home movies to depict the emotional journey of an immigrant father and son struggling to understand the historical and individual forces shaping their relationships and identities in a new country. D
6:30 pm 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Putin's Kiss"  Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization with direct ties to The Kremlin. Officially, its goal is to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But their agenda is also to keep the political opposition from spreading their views among the Russians. D
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Miss Representation"  Filmmaker Jennifer Seibel Newsom talks with host Marcia Franklin about making the documentary, Miss Representation, which explores how inaccurate portrayals of women by the media are connected to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.G
9:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "90 Miles"  Probing and thoughtful, Juan Carlos Zaldvar's 90 Miles is a personal memoir that offers a rare glimpse into Cuba, a country as mythologized to Americans as the United States is to the rest of the world. The Cuban-born filmmaker recounts the strange fate that brought him as a teenage communist to exile in Miami in 1980 during the dramatic Mariel boatlift. Zaldvar uses news clips, family photos and home movies to depict the emotional journey of an immigrant father and son struggling to understand the historical and individual forces shaping their relationships and identities in a new country. D
10:30 pm 
Images of Tony Gleaton   The cultural photographer's black-and-white portraits focus on the social construction of race and capture people separated from the dominant cultural group. These include photographs of black and American Indian cowboys, the African diaspora in Latin American, and the assimilation of Asians, Africans and Europeans with indigenous Americans. The documentary also explores how Gleaton connects with his subjects.G
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Putin's Kiss"  Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization with direct ties to The Kremlin. Officially, its goal is to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But their agenda is also to keep the political opposition from spreading their views among the Russians. D

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