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March 16, 2012
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12:00 am 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Linear Functions and Slope"  Explore linear relationships by looking at lines and slopes. Using computer spreadsheets, examine dynamic dependence and linear relationships and learn to recognize linear relationships expressed in tables, equations, and graphs. Also, explore the role of slope and dependent and independent variables in graphs of linear relationships, and the relationship of rates to slopes and equations.G
12:30 am 
Learning Math: Patterns, Functions & Algebra  "Solving Equations"  Look at different strategies for solving equations. Topics include the different meanings attributed to the equal sign and the strengths and limitations of different models for solving equations. Explore the connection between equality and balance, and practice solving equations by balancing, working backwards, and inverting operations.G
1:00 am 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 1. Visual Arts"  Paintings, sculpture, and other works of visual art express ideals in their own language. This session demonstrates how to identify the style, form, and subject matter of appropriate works to help draw out the cultural setting of literary texts. D
2:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Am I Getting Through?"  In this summary, teachers examine their effectiveness in helping students comprehend and appreciate novels and become lifelong readers. Teachers also discuss and demonstrate strategies for evaluation. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Earth's Interior"  Demonstrates how seismic waves occur and explains the measurement of gravity, heat flow, and earth magnetism, to provide information about Earth's interior.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Economic Growth"  The effects of natural resource depletion and the nature of the telecommunications industry are explored. D
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Grief/Life Goes On"  In the first segment, the funeral for Rebecca's father is held and the Boston fire department presents Rebecca with her father's helmet.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Doghouse Rock/Guess Who's Coming to Birdwell Island"  DOGHOUSE ROCK: Mac wants to join the pop band T-Bone has put together, but has a hard time finding where his talents fit in. With the help of his good friends, Mac discovers he has a special talent for writing. GUESS WHO'S COMING TO BIRDWELL ISLAND: When a famous dog champion Oscar OwenBright Like The Sun comes to Birdwell, the dogs go out of their way to impress him. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/Bats in the Belfry"  D.W.'S Stray Netkitin - D.W. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Ain't Nothin' But A Pound Dog, Part 1 & Part 2"  Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 1 - Martha loses her collar and winds up in the animal shelter. Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 2 - When Martha's family comes to take her home, she decides she can't leave her shelter friends behind.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Unbalanced/Curious George Vs. Winter"  George wants to be an acrobat and learns interesting things about freezing and melting.G
7:37 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
8:15 am 
Super Why!  "The Ugly Duckling: Becoming A Swan"  Pig is too big for his bed and his sneakers are pinching his feet - what is going on? The superhero readers zoom into the story of The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan, and meet a little guy who is experiencing growing pains of his own. Super Why and his friends help Duckling accept himself as he is while Pig learns an important lesson about the benefits of getting bigger. Educational Objectives: To learn about getting bigger. D
8:52 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
9:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Failure to Launch"  Hubert the Human Cannonball comes to Sesame Street to be launched out of a cannon, across the yard, and into a bucket of blue gelatin. He starts to set up all his stuff in the arbor and takes out a ruler so he can make sure the bucket is exactly five feet from the cannon. Baby Bear helps him measure it, Elmo and Telly help him into the cannon, and. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Super Kick!"  In his backyard, Sid is pretending to be "Super Sid!" To show his super strength, he kicks a soccer ball really hard and it sails across the yard. But when he tries to kick it to a nearby tree with the same might, the ball once again sails really far. On a special trip to the Science Center, Sid and his friends investigate how using lots of force makes something move really far and fast-just like kicking a soccer ball! (Educational objective - Force). D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Nature"  Today Caillou discovers the wonders of the natural world. Grandma introduces Caillou to the many birds that live in the park, and then gives him a bird house for his own backyard. That's why Caillou's prepared when he and Sarah find a baby bird that's fallen from its nest, and they nurse it back to health. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "The Shrinking Blankey/Things I Can Do"  The Shrinking Blankey - Baby Bop's blankey seems to be getting smaller; she's convinced it's shrinking. But Barney shows her that, actually, she is growing. Baby Bop is not sure she likes this idea at first, but Barney soon helps her see that growing and changing are very good things! Things I Can Do - Baby Bop isn't satisfied with the things she can do. D
12:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Lids"  Animal Junction becomes a petting zoo when all sorts of goats and sheep decide to "visit." Unfortunately, for the Kratt Brothers and Zoboomafoo, their snack machine breaks down and they are left holding the "feed" bag!G
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Unbalanced/Curious George Vs. Winter"  George wants to be an acrobat and learns interesting things about freezing and melting.G
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Ain't Nothin' But A Pound Dog, Part 1 & Part 2"  Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 1 - Martha loses her collar and winds up in the animal shelter. Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 2 - When Martha's family comes to take her home, she decides she can't leave her shelter friends behind.G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Shrink, Shrank, Shrunk!"  Manny has borrowed the Skeleckian Shrinkanator 3002, an invention with the power to shrink anything down to a very small size. When Marcus and Jessica accidentally get shrunk, The Electric Company has to get the Shrinkinator back from Manny to get them back to normal size! This becomes even more difficult when Manny shrinks himself and is nowhere to be found. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Leslie Makes It Big/Mouse Brain Take-Over"  LESLIE MAKES IT BIG - When Mr. Big gets hauled off to jail, his assistant, Leslie, takes over to carry out their latest evil plan-building the most powerful mind control device ever! Will Mr. Big help WordGirl defeat Leslie, or will Leslie become bigger than Mr. Big? Vocabulary Words: Ridiculous, Assume. MOUSE BRAIN TAKE-OVER - Just as WordGirl is about to give TJ, the winner of the "WordGirl Synonym Contest," a tour of her secret hide-out, she discovers Dr. Two-Brains' is going on an all-out cheese rampage. This time he's more evil (and more mousy) than ever! Vocabulary Words: Abandon, Dilemma. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Draco"  While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Gliding, Gravity. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Zeus on the Loose"  (topic: Fractions) - When the kids fail to stop Hacker from stealing Pandora's box in mythological Greece, they must solve a riddle and complete challenges to satisfy Zeus and earn a second chance. In the course of their adventure, Matt, Jackie and Inez discover that a fraction is a problem in sharing. The challenge is solving increasingly difficult problems in sharing while they confront a myriad of mythological creatures. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "How to Really Train Your Dog"  Uncle MacRuffmantosh is hot on the trail of the Helmet of Victory! He's chartered a train scheduled to arrive at the helmet's hidden location-but the train is riddled with riddles. Ruff sends the six FETCHers to figure out the riddles on the train, which will unlock a mysterious briefcase. But there are others who won't stop until THEY get the briefcase. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/Bats in the Belfry"  D.W.'S Stray Netkitin - D.W. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Sh-Sh-Shark!/Dog Wants to Play Ball"  Sh-Sh-Shark!: Shark is misunderstood. Everyone is afraid of him and won't even give him a chance to prove he's friendly. Everyone but Duck, that is, who doesn't know that the letters s and h together make the 'sh' sound, and therefore doesn't know who Shark is. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   We talk to bond king Bill Gross about his belief the Federal Reserve will soon buy more bonds to boost the economy. The PIMCO founder talks to NBR Co-Anchor Susie Gharib. Apple's new iPad hits store shelves. D
5:54 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   NULL
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2012   Idaho Public Television's weekly coverage of the Idaho Legislature with host Greg Hahn begins. The one-hour show continues through adjournment.G
9:00 pm 
John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (My Music)   The lead singer of The Lovin' Spoonful presents singers and songwriters of the 1950s and 1960s with a combination of historical footage and new performances. See the original Kingston Trio, New Christy Minstrels, Limelighters, Serendipity Singers, Highwaymen and Rooftop Singers. Relive Pete Seeger's and Judy Collins' duet of "If I Had a Hammer." New performances include the original and reunited Chad Mitchell Trio, Roger McGuinn of the Byrds, Barry McGuire, and Jesse Colin Young of The Youngbloods.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:00 am 
Mr. Bean  "The Curse of Mr. Bean"  At the swimming pool, Bean falls from the diving board and then his swim trunks fall off. Later he outwits a malicious parking lot barrier.G
12:30 am 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was Amazon.com's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G
1:00 am 
Nature  "What Females Want and Males Will Do - Part 2: What Males Will Do"  Passionate wildlife experts trek around the world and through nearby backyards as they use cutting-edge technology and risky field study to discover what makes winners and losers in the animal dating game. Part 2 of 2G
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was Amazon.com's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Letter R Mystery"  Detective Alfie Betts is on vacation at Sesame Street and is enjoying a plate of raisin raspberry ravioli when Telly rushes in very upset because his robot and remote are missing. Then Leela enters looking for her rake and roses. When the raisin raspberry ravioli disappears, too, Detective Alfie Betts decides it's time to investigate to find out why things keep going missing. D
4:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Ignatz's Inertia"  Sid is sending his toy panda Ignatz on yet another adventure! He places him on top of a skateboard and rolls him across the patio. The skateboard comes to an abrupt stop when it bumps into a wooden bench, but Ignatz keeps moving forward and flies into the air! Sid is curious why Ignatz didn't stop moving too, so he and his friends investigate and discover that things in motion stay in motion until they are stopped-and that's inertia! (Educational objective - Inertia). D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Martha Ain't Nothin' But A Pound Dog, Part 1 & Part 2"  Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 1 - Martha loses her collar and winds up in the animal shelter. Martha Ain't Nothin' but a Pound Dog, Part 2 - When Martha's family comes to take her home, she decides she can't leave her shelter friends behind.G
5:00 am 
Niagara Falls   Niagara Falls is more than the celebration of a natural wonder; it is study of the way Man has related to Nature over the centuries. With spectacular high definition videography, on-the-spot interviews and quirky archival imagery, the film tells the story of nation's first great symbol. D
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Prague and the Czech Republic"  Rick visits newly energized Prague with side trips to Kutna Hora to descend into a medieval mine.G
6:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Switzerland and the Alps"  The Swiss Alps reverberate with cowbells, accordions, and laughter. We make our home base in the year-round playground of Interlaken, the "town between two lakes". We sail across glacial Lake Brienz, famous for its beautiful woodcarving. D
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Sea to Sky: Along An Incan Road"  Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes are enigmatic remains of pre-Incan cultures, with vast rock art sites, colossal effigies etched into the nearly lifeless desert and burial sites that lay forgotten under the arid land for centuries. Examine these ruins and remains before venturing to the skies for a bird's-eye view of the famed Nazca lines. These mysterious drawings in the desert floor are astonishing in their creativity and size, with images of hummingbirds, monkeys and parrots hundreds of feet long and perfectly proportioned and geometric shapes that extend for miles. D
7:30 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
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Annie's Annuals - Preserving Heirlooms While Promoting the Environment"  Richmond, CA. - A few miles away from San Francisco sits a small wholesale/retail nursery called Annie's Annuals and Perennials. The business specializes in rare and heirloom plants that larger, commercial operations pass buy. D
8:30 am 
This American Land  "Invading Crayfish, Underwater Robot, Grizzly Destroyers"  Segments in this show include a look at robotic underwater gliders that investigate mysterious "dead zones" off the Pacific coast. Also, young students in Oregon learn how destructive crayfish were transported across the Rockies for science experiments in their own school, and a landfill gets a second career as a solar power station.G
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Icebox Desserts"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to perfect Lemon Icebox Cheesecake. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of chocolate ice cream. And finally, Erin updates a lost recipe and shows Chris how to make French Silk Chocolate Pie. D
9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Western Pacific Railroad Museum"  Travel with Tracks Ahead into the Sierra Nevada mountains to visit a museum dedicated to the Western Pacific Railroad; see a G gauge layout especially adapted to the harsh Arizona climate; visit a great European collection and layout; and visit a New England tourist destination which started life as a sled dog ranch. D
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   Appalachian Trail; Avery County. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Failure to Launch"  Hubert the Human Cannonball comes to Sesame Street to be launched out of a cannon, across the yard, and into a bucket of blue gelatin. He starts to set up all his stuff in the arbor and takes out a ruler so he can make sure the bucket is exactly five feet from the cannon. Baby Bear helps him measure it, Elmo and Telly help him into the cannon, and?drum roll please?there's a poof and Hubert tumbles out. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Old Bird/Diamond Don"  The Old Bird - Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to ride the Dinosaur Train to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur. Home With Shiny & Don - Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don't always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn't mean that they are not having fun. An adventure into a local caves leads to a marvelous and brilliant discovery. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Muddled-Up Fairytales"  Everyone is busy and Whyatt doesn't know what to do with himself! So Super Why and his friends fly into the story Muddled Up Fairytales where they visit a young dragon new to Fairytale Land who is eager to find a legend of his own. But when Dragon tries to move in with The Three Pigs, he sets off a wacky chain of events that turns the whole land upside down! The superhero readers need to help Dragon find his Happily Ever After! Educational Objectives: To learn the fun of creativity, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to create a brand new story!. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Aardvark Town"  When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes. D
2:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Big Surf Wave"  Learn Wyland's techniques for painting one of nature's most difficult scenes to recreate.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play The Temptations hit song, "My Girl" plus tips on walking a base line and distilling full arrangements into piano-only tunes. Featured guests include Karl Propst, Bradley Sowash and five-time Grammy nominee David Benoit. D
3:00 pm 
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
3:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Niagara Falls   Niagara Falls is more than the celebration of a natural wonder; it is study of the way Man has related to Nature over the centuries. With spectacular high definition videography, on-the-spot interviews and quirky archival imagery, the film tells the story of nation's first great symbol. D
6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Chasing Wild Horses"  Roberto Dutesco, a New York City fashion photographer, photographs human beauty every day, but since childhood he has carried with him a singular artistic vision: the wild, long-maned dark horses of Sable Island off the coast of Nova Scotia. We see him and the wild horses interact as the horses roam through the white sand dunes of the remote island.G
7:00 pm 
B-52s - with the Wild Crowd! - Live In Athens, GA   The program was filmed in the B-52s' hometown of Athens, Georgia at a show that commemorated the band's 34th anniversary of their first-ever live show on Valentine's Day 1977. A B-52s live show is always the best party in town, but they managed to turn it up a notch further in front of their hometown crowd , delivering high-spirited versions of their classics "Love Shack," "Rock Lobster," "Give Me Back My Man," "Funplex," "Roam," "Planet Claire,", "Pump", "Private Idaho" and many more.G
8:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
9:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Bhutan to the Bay of Bengal"  Palin is back in the land of yaks where he treks toward the Base Camp of Chomolhari. He heads down to Paro in time for the great Buddhist festival. He witnesses sacred Black Hat Dances, archery contests and the unfolding of the giant scroll. In the capital, Thimphu, Palin discusses reincarnation and the pursuit of happiness with two of the King's cousins. On the way to Bangladesh, he visits Popshika valley to see rare black neck cranes. Part 6 of 6G
10:00 pm 
Niagara Falls   Niagara Falls is more than the celebration of a natural wonder; it is study of the way Man has related to Nature over the centuries. With spectacular high definition videography, on-the-spot interviews and quirky archival imagery, the film tells the story of nation's first great symbol. D
11:00 pm 
Wild!  "Chasing Wild Horses"  Roberto Dutesco, a New York City fashion photographer, photographs human beauty every day, but since childhood he has carried with him a singular artistic vision: the wild, long-maned dark horses of Sable Island off the coast of Nova Scotia. We see him and the wild horses interact as the horses roam through the white sand dunes of the remote island.G
12:00 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "How Big Is Infinity?"  Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a source of mystery and paradox, a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers. D
12:30 am 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. D
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Rise of Greek Civilization"  Democracy and philosophy arise in a collection of Greek cities at the edge of the civilized world.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "Greek Thought"  Greek thinkers lay down the main paths of the Western intellectual tradition.G
2:00 am 
Human Condition  "Behind Closed Doors"  This episode looks at the increasing incidence of violent and abusive behavior in society, and explores the underlying factors in domestic violence, child abuse, and assault, seen through the eyes of both victims and experts. It also explores a program in Georgia called SIMBA.G
2:30 am 
Human Condition  "It's Personal"  This episode examines the development of sexual behavior in today's society, and how our ideals and identities have changed and takes a look at two couples: a lesbian couple who have been living together for twenty years, and a heterosexual couple in the first stages of their relationship.G
3:00 am 
Saddle Club  "Bridle Path - Part I"  Max and Deborah's wedding day approaches. Phil tries to ask Stevie to be his date for the event but inadvertently asks Veronica instead. Lisa wants to speed up her riding progress but gets thrown from her horse and is hurt. Part 1 of 2G
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Gardens"  Washington, DC and Chicago, IL. According to guest Rose Haden Smith, an expert on gardening and U.S. History, "The Victory Gardens of World War I and World War II helped Americans weather hard times. D
4:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Mini Meatballs and Pasta"  A favorite saying at Italian dinner tables - Moms would say: "Mangia e statti zitto", meaning "Eat and be quiet". So with that said, we're making Italian today. Mini- meatballs and pasta. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Handmade Fresh Cheese/Formaggio Fresco Fatto A Mano"  Boston Mozzarella Co. owner Giuseppe Argentieri invites Mary Ann to his factory, to visit with master cheese-maker Maria Cubellis, who shapes and forms mozzarella balls faster than the eye can see. She gives Mary Ann enough to go nella cucina - in the kitchen -- to prepare Burrata with Roasted, Marinated asparagus, Scamorza Cheese Casserole, Telephone Wires, and tops off this cheese festival with a lighter-than-air, Whipped Ricotta Parfait with Cherries. D
5:30 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Beef Bourguignon"  Thanks to Julia Childs, Beef Bourguignon is probably the most famous French dish in the world. Chef Keller adds some terrific twists to this well-loved dish, and then creates a unique variation. Hubert Keller's Beef Bourguignon.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.G
6:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Florida: Miami & The Everglades"  The crazy art deco buildings painted in an array of colors and a festive atmosphere has the Roberts grooving in the outdoor cafes of South Beach. Surrounded by water, Miami is an ideal place to discover the ocean, and the Roberts do just that.on board an amphibious vehicle, playing in the waves, and checking out an aquarium. D
7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Art and the Garden"  Allen spends time in New York with artist and author Robert Dash. They discuss the Madoo Conservancy, described as one of the 10 best gardens in America.G
7:30 am 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 7 of 10"  On a rainy day in Barrington, builder Andy Tiplady shows host Kevin O'Connor how he's replaced the old cracked asphalt with new concrete pavers in the driveway. Master carpenter Norm Abram visits a custom cabinet shop in Smithfield, Rhode Island to see how they are using high-end cherry veneers for the project to make a kitchen with true character. Back in Barrington, installer Rick Jutras hangs the last of the wall cabinets and scribes the refrigerator panel to fit the space. D
8:00 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Sand Shaded Clock"  NULL
8:30 am 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Multi Purpose Garages"  Do you have a little extra space in your garage? If not, you'll want to after we show you all the cool things you can do with it! We create a multipurpose space to start out and then create a themed party using the existing space. Next, learn the right way to paint a garage door with Matt. Finally, it's recipe time for a tropical themed party right in your garage. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Sew Elastic-Stretch Your Options, Part 1"  Learn timesaving tips for sewing a variety of elastics. Nancy reviews various types of elastics including braided, knitted, and woven, and then she teaches updated techniques for buttonhole and drawcord elastic. In addition, learn how to make a traditional elastic casing and a ready-to-wear technique for a no-worries elastic casing, especially nice for knit garments. D
9:30 am 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "The Morning Sun"  Host Frank Clarke teaches how to paint a beautiful Canary Islands sunrise with watercolors. D
10:00 am 
Simply Ming  "Ginger & Cream"  Guest Chef: Jasper White. This week, Ming shows us that ginger and cream aren't just for dessert. Ming demonstrates how these two elements can be used in three savory "All-In-One" dishes. D
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York City and New Jersey: An Italian-American Picnic in NYC"  NULL
11:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Building Oral Language"  In a full-day kindergarten class in Boston, Massachusetts, Cindy Wilson and her bilingual aide promote oral language development and individual responsibility.G
11:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Thalia Learns The Details"  With the support and guidance of her teacher, Thalia steadily learns the details of the basics of reading and writing such as one-to-one word correspondence, letter sounds, and left-to-right text. She uses her fine motor skills in adding text to her inventive drawings.G
12:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "How Big Is Infinity?"  Throughout the ages, the notion of infinity has been a source of mystery and paradox, a philosophical question to ponder. As a mathematical concept, infinity is at the heart of calculus, the notion of irrational numbers. D
12:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Topology's Twists and Turns"  Topology, known as "rubber sheet math," is a field of mathematics that concerns those properties of an object that remain the same even when the object is stretched and squashed. In this unit we investigate topology's seminal relationship to network theory, the study of connectedness, and its critical function in understanding the shape of the universe in which we live. D
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Decline of Rome"  While empires slash at Rome's borders, civil war and economic collapse destroy the empire from within.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Fall of Rome"  Exhausted by centuries of power, the Western empire collapses before its enemies.G
2:00 pm 
Human Condition  "Behind Closed Doors"  This episode looks at the increasing incidence of violent and abusive behavior in society, and explores the underlying factors in domestic violence, child abuse, and assault, seen through the eyes of both victims and experts. It also explores a program in Georgia called SIMBA.G
2:30 pm 
Human Condition  "It's Personal"  This episode examines the development of sexual behavior in today's society, and how our ideals and identities have changed and takes a look at two couples: a lesbian couple who have been living together for twenty years, and a heterosexual couple in the first stages of their relationship.G
3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Bridle Path - Part I"  Max and Deborah's wedding day approaches. Phil tries to ask Stevie to be his date for the event but inadvertently asks Veronica instead. Lisa wants to speed up her riding progress but gets thrown from her horse and is hurt. Part 1 of 2G
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Wheel of Misfortune"  Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.G
4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Victory Gardens"  Washington, DC and Chicago, IL. According to guest Rose Haden Smith, an expert on gardening and U.S. History, "The Victory Gardens of World War I and World War II helped Americans weather hard times. D
4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Mini Meatballs and Pasta"  A favorite saying at Italian dinner tables - Moms would say: "Mangia e statti zitto", meaning "Eat and be quiet". So with that said, we're making Italian today. Mini- meatballs and pasta. D
5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Handmade Fresh Cheese/Formaggio Fresco Fatto A Mano"  Boston Mozzarella Co. owner Giuseppe Argentieri invites Mary Ann to his factory, to visit with master cheese-maker Maria Cubellis, who shapes and forms mozzarella balls faster than the eye can see. She gives Mary Ann enough to go nella cucina - in the kitchen -- to prepare Burrata with Roasted, Marinated asparagus, Scamorza Cheese Casserole, Telephone Wires, and tops off this cheese festival with a lighter-than-air, Whipped Ricotta Parfait with Cherries. D
5:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Beef Bourguignon"  Thanks to Julia Childs, Beef Bourguignon is probably the most famous French dish in the world. Chef Keller adds some terrific twists to this well-loved dish, and then creates a unique variation. Hubert Keller's Beef Bourguignon.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.G
6:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "Florida: Miami & The Everglades"  The crazy art deco buildings painted in an array of colors and a festive atmosphere has the Roberts grooving in the outdoor cafes of South Beach. Surrounded by water, Miami is an ideal place to discover the ocean, and the Roberts do just that.on board an amphibious vehicle, playing in the waves, and checking out an aquarium. D
7:00 pm 
Freedom Songs: The Music of the Civil Rights Movement   This program shows how important music was to the success of the civil rights movement, and how well it captured the vitality and idealism necessary to fuel dangerous marches, sit-ins, picket lines and freedom rides. From Billie Holiday to Mahalia Jackson and Aretha Franklin, from Curtis Mayfield and Sly Stone to Gil Scott-Heron, the music was inspired by a broad range of styles - gospel standards and spirituals to blues, jazz, folk and pop.G
8:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Multi Purpose Garages"  Do you have a little extra space in your garage? If not, you'll want to after we show you all the cool things you can do with it! We create a multipurpose space to start out and then create a themed party using the existing space. Next, learn the right way to paint a garage door with Matt. Finally, it's recipe time for a tropical themed party right in your garage. D
9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Sew Elastic-Stretch Your Options, Part 1"  Learn timesaving tips for sewing a variety of elastics. Nancy reviews various types of elastics including braided, knitted, and woven, and then she teaches updated techniques for buttonhole and drawcord elastic. In addition, learn how to make a traditional elastic casing and a ready-to-wear technique for a no-worries elastic casing, especially nice for knit garments. D
9:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "The Morning Sun"  Host Frank Clarke teaches how to paint a beautiful Canary Islands sunrise with watercolors. D
10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Ginger & Cream"  Guest Chef: Jasper White. This week, Ming shows us that ginger and cream aren't just for dessert. Ming demonstrates how these two elements can be used in three savory "All-In-One" dishes. D
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New York City and New Jersey: An Italian-American Picnic in NYC"  NULL
11:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "New World Encounters"  Professor Miller introduces A Biography of America and its team of historians. The program looks at the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America, and the explorations of Columbus, DeSoto, and the Spanish. D
11:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "English Settlement"  As the American character begins to take shape in the early seventeenth century, English settlements develop in New England and Virginia. Their personalities are dramatically different. Professor Miller explores the origins of values, cultures, and economies that have collided in the North and South throughout the American story. D
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Sinead O'Connor (singer/songwriter). D
2:00 am 
Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey   An unforgettable story about Thelton Henderson's commitment to integrity and human rights and his profound influence on the American judicial system. This thought-provoking film transports viewers through the inspiring life and work of one of the first African-American federal judges in the United States and chronicles the impact of his decisions on the lives of millions.G
3:00 am 
Global Voices  "The Day My God Died"  This documentary presents the stories of young girls whose lives have been shattered by the child sex trade. They describe the day they were abducted from their village and sold into sexual servitude as, "The Day My God Died." The film provides footage from the brothels of Bombay, known even to tourists as "The Cages," captured with "spy camera" technology. D
4:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Rich State, Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies"  Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. D
4:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Cybersecurity: Defense in the Digital Age"  As cyber attacks continue to occur at a breakneck pace, is the U.S. at risk?. D
5:00 am 
Soma Girls   SOMA GIRLS (2009) explores the lives of girls growing up in a hostel in Kolkata, India. From ages 6 to 17, the film follows these intelligent, funny and high-energy girls as they overcome extraordinary circumstances to lead ordinary lives. Official Selection - 2010 South Side Film Festival, 12th Mecal International Short Film Festival (Barcelona), Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival. D
5:30 am 
Elizabeth Winthrop: All The Days of Her Life   Through three marriages, the home schooling of her 10 children and being one of the first women landowners in the colonies, Winthrop exhibits remarkable courage. Historians trace the life of the niece of the Massachusetts Colonial governor from England, to Massachusetts in 1631 and finally Connecticut.G
6:00 am 
The Lord Is Not On Trial Here Today   This Peabody Award-winning documentary tells the personal story behind the landmark First Amendment case in the U.S. Supreme Court that set the foundation for the separation of church and state in public schools. In 1945, Jim McCollum, a fifth-grader in a southern Illinois university town, was forced to sit in the hallway alone when he did not agree to participate in a voluntary Protestant religion class. His mother, Vashti McCollum, sued the school board beginning what she would later describe as "three years of headlines, headaches and hatred."G
7:00 am 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "To Start The World Again"  Philippines dissident Nimoy Aquino is assassinated and the island nation is thrown into turmoil. The administration continues to be concerned with the Nicaraguan Contras and with the release of hostages in Iran. As Reagan is sworn in for his second term, Shultz works to set up a summit meeting with the new Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev. D
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was Amazon.com's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G
10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Rich State, Poor State: How Eliminating the Income Tax Helps Grow States' Economies"  Guests: Carl Bearden, Executive Director, United for Missouri; Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council and co-author, Rich States, Poor States; Jon Shure, Director of State Fiscal Strategies, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The issue of taxation has become a huge part of the Presidential campaign. While people are focused on taxes on a national level, the idea of eliminating the personal income tax on the state level could affect the economic well being of voters just as significantly. D
10:30 am 
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy  "Cybersecurity: Defense in the Digital Age"  As cyber attacks continue to occur at a breakneck pace, is the U.S. at risk?. D
11:00 am 
Soma Girls   SOMA GIRLS (2009) explores the lives of girls growing up in a hostel in Kolkata, India. From ages 6 to 17, the film follows these intelligent, funny and high-energy girls as they overcome extraordinary circumstances to lead ordinary lives. Official Selection - 2010 South Side Film Festival, 12th Mecal International Short Film Festival (Barcelona), Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival. D
11:30 am 
Elizabeth Winthrop: All The Days of Her Life   Through three marriages, the home schooling of her 10 children and being one of the first women landowners in the colonies, Winthrop exhibits remarkable courage. Historians trace the life of the niece of the Massachusetts Colonial governor from England, to Massachusetts in 1631 and finally Connecticut.G
12:00 pm 
The Lord Is Not On Trial Here Today   This Peabody Award-winning documentary tells the personal story behind the landmark First Amendment case in the U.S. Supreme Court that set the foundation for the separation of church and state in public schools. In 1945, Jim McCollum, a fifth-grader in a southern Illinois university town, was forced to sit in the hallway alone when he did not agree to participate in a voluntary Protestant religion class. His mother, Vashti McCollum, sued the school board beginning what she would later describe as "three years of headlines, headaches and hatred."G
1:00 pm 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "To Start The World Again"  Philippines dissident Nimoy Aquino is assassinated and the island nation is thrown into turmoil. The administration continues to be concerned with the Nicaraguan Contras and with the release of hostages in Iran. As Reagan is sworn in for his second term, Shultz works to set up a summit meeting with the new Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev. D
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Irish Rovers: Home In Ireland   Filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland, THE IRISH ROVERS: HOME IN IRELAND celebrates 45 years of the hits made famous by the rollicking Irish Rovers. Known for such folksy jigs as "The Unicorn," "Wasn't That a Party," "Grandma Got Run-Over by a Reindeer," "Whiskey on a Sunday" and "The Black Velvet Band," their songs have become anthems of revelry and joy for generations of fans. With three award-winning television series to their credit, the group takes to the small screen once again to share their love of music and their native land. D
5:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was Amazon.com's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G
6:00 pm 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "To Start The World Again"  Philippines dissident Nimoy Aquino is assassinated and the island nation is thrown into turmoil. The administration continues to be concerned with the Nicaraguan Contras and with the release of hostages in Iran. As Reagan is sworn in for his second term, Shultz works to set up a summit meeting with the new Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev. D
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
The Lord Is Not On Trial Here Today   This Peabody Award-winning documentary tells the personal story behind the landmark First Amendment case in the U.S. Supreme Court that set the foundation for the separation of church and state in public schools. In 1945, Jim McCollum, a fifth-grader in a southern Illinois university town, was forced to sit in the hallway alone when he did not agree to participate in a voluntary Protestant religion class. His mother, Vashti McCollum, sued the school board beginning what she would later describe as "three years of headlines, headaches and hatred."G
11:00 pm 
Turmoil and Triumph: The George Shultz Years (Pbs)  "To Start The World Again"  Philippines dissident Nimoy Aquino is assassinated and the island nation is thrown into turmoil. The administration continues to be concerned with the Nicaraguan Contras and with the release of hostages in Iran. As Reagan is sworn in for his second term, Shultz works to set up a summit meeting with the new Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev. D

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