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August 16, 2008
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7:30 am 
Everyday Food  "Light and Delicious Dishes"  Allie shows how to make flavorful chicken stock for Asian chicken-and-chili soup. Lucinda uses tilapia for fish tacos served with creamy red slaw.G
8:00 am 
Lidia's Italy  "The Goose of It"  Lidia showcases the flavors of Istria: roasted goose with mlinzi and a frittata with asparagus and scallions.G
8:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Seafood Cocktail Party"  Rick invites friends for Sunday afternoon iced drinks with a Mexican raw-bar menu that includes roasted tomato shrimp cocktail and two ceviches.G
9:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking With Tina Nordstrom  "Gota Kanal: The Crayfish Party"  In Sweden's second largest city, Tina reveals the importance of shrimp and cod to the city and she prepares a variety of seafood dishes.G
9:30 am 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Shell Games"  Steve grills tequila-marinated oysters, ginger-mint buttered lobster and an unusual shrimp cocktail.G
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Coffeehouse Treats"  Kitchen experts fix blueberry scones and bran muffins for coffee break at the Test Kitchen.G
10:30 am 
Scrapbook Memories  "Wild and Crazy: New ideas and embellishments with a "wild" theme"  Stacy Julian plays with proportion. Linda Sattgast presents blend mode madness on her computer. Iliana McGrath layers rubber stamps.G
11:00 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Creek Runs Through It, Part 3"  Jerry adds details to the riverbank and highlights to the middle ground. Part 3 of 4G
11:30 am 
Click & Clack's As The Wrench Turns  "Zuzu Vs. Fidel"  A tabloid news personality showcases garage dog Zuzu's ability to diagnose car problems by smell. This is Fidel's talent as well; feeling slighted he quits the garage.G
12:00 pm 
This Old House  "New Orleans Project, Part 4"  Norm Abram and Kevin O'Connor take a ferry across the Mississippi River to see how the 1990 THIS OLD HOUSE project held up during Hurricane Katrina. The plumbing, heating and cooling plans move forward. Meanwhile, Norm and Kevin lend a hand at volunteer building efforts in the city.G
12:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Soccer Goal/Constructing A Sandbox"  Richard Trethewey shows how to build a soccer goal using PVC plumbing pipes. Tom Silva demonstrates how to make a pair of stilts out of wood.G
1:00 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Painted Cupboard"  Norm recreates a cupboard he found in a Delaware museum. He copies the unusual arch on the top door and the pinched cornice that towers above the case.G
1:30 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Candle Box with Secret Drawer"  Roy presents a missionary's candle box with a sliding side that reveals a hidden drawer.G
2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Lincoln Mks"  The 2009 Lincoln MKS, Nissan GT-R Sports Car, Porsche 911 and Kia Borrego are featured.G
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Just how much do American farmers feed the world? Paul Ryan begins this episode with some astounding facts about our nation's agricultural abundance. Jason finds one place where our nation's bounty is fully evident: the huge, high quality food buffets of Las Vegas. He then continues on to a nearby pig farm where an innovative "green" farmer is recycling all those leftovers into nutritious swine feed. D
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "MiGs"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Providence, RI - Hour Two"  Host Mark Walberg and appraiser J. Michael Flanigan visit the archives and museum of culinary school at Johnson and Wales University, where they sink their teeth into the world of vintage kitchen collectibles. Also, at the Rhode Island Convention Center appraisers discover such treasures as a set of dollhouse furniture made in the 1920s by Providence manufacturer Tynie Toys and decorated by students at the Rhode Island School of Design and a rare 1908 first-edition copy of Anne of Green Gables, bought at a flea market for about $5 and now valued at $12,000 to $18, 000. Part 2 of 3G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow UK  "Minehead"  Antiques featured include a case of stuffed fish and an 18-century Valentine card.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rick Steves' Europe: The Making Of"  Rick and his crew part the curtains to reveal the behind-the-scenes work involved in producing the series. This episode follows the crew through Milan and around Lake Como to chronicle the creative process as the challenges and surprises that come when travel is shaped into a finished show.G
6:00 pm 
European Journal  "Are France's Nuclear Plants Safe?"  Risky business: How safe are France's nuclear power plants? A Taste of Spain: Why Padron is Fighting to Protect its Peppers. London's New Mayor: How Boris Johnson is Putting His Stamp on the City. The Plight of Pompei: How Neglect is Wrecking the UNESCO World Heritage Site. D
6:30 pm 
North Idaho College Forum  "American Physicians Performing Eye Surgery in Guatemala"  Guests are Dr. Justin Stormogipson, Dr. Maj Stormogipson and nurse Mary Sibulsky. Part 2 of 2G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "A Pretty Girl"  Janet Lennon is the contemporary guest for this show that opens with an instrumental version of "A Pretty Girl." The Lennon Sisters are featured in "Darlin' Meggie."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Founder's Day"  Young Mr. Grace is brought to full glory.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "The Hostess"  Hyacinth aims to advise and educate the nation on gracious living, lit incandescently by their own candlelight suppers.G
9:00 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "Cheering Up Gordon"  Despite being on holiday, Compo's nephew persists in being miserable. Compo and his friends decide to try to cheer him up.G
9:30 pm 
A Fine Romance   Mike has temporarily gotten a new secretary, but his interest is elsewhere when he becomes jealous of Laura's dinner engagement.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "The Strange Ranger"  Ranger Gord is missing from his tower. Red does the ultimate van conversion.G
10:30 pm 
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11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Idiot's Lantern"  During the 1953 Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II, people huddle around television and radio sets to witness the great event. But behind the celebrations there are rumors of monsters on the streets, and Mr. Magpie hides a strange and alien secret.G
7:30 am 
Anywhere, Alaska  "Richardson Highway: Roadhouses and Recreation"  Host Heather Taggard leads viewers down the rugged Richardson Highway from Fairbanks, in the heart of Alaska's Interior, to Valdez, the state's coastal oil port. Viewers will sample delicacies at Delta Meat and Sausage and explore Black Rapids Lodge. Next it's off to the Arctic Man competition, one of the world's toughest downhill ski races, and an exciting snowmobile race, all in one. D
8:00 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland"  Burt rides a balloon over the Alps, visits a museum for wine lovers and a restaurant for food lovers.G
8:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Valais, Switzerland"  In Memphis, Tennessee, a team cooks up beef tenderloin. In the backyard, Rick prepares pork tenderloin.G
9:00 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"  Art rafts down the Kongakut River to document the untamed wilderness. He turns his lens on the delicate birds and animals for which the refuge is a vital habitat.G
9:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "Ice Water Cooking"  Claus journeys to Greenland to fish for shrimp and ice fjord halibut, which he prepares with capers, crabmeat and potatoes. He transforms musk ox meat into tartar and concocts a vodka-based drink made with Greenlandic angelica and ice.G
10:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
10:30 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Patagonia: Mt. Fitz Roy"  Art treks through an ancient forest, fords an icy river, goes under a glacier and traverses one of the largest ice caps in the world in search of a different view of the South American peak.G
11:01 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 11. Biology of Sex and Gender"  Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination. D
11:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 12. Biodiversity"  With current extinction rates exceeding those of previous mass extinctions, many biodiversity studies focus on efforts to count the Earth. D
12:01 pm 
Developing Writers: A Workshop for High School Teachers  "Workshop 8. Writing in the 21st Century"  Evolving technology has expanded the tools available to all writers. It has also opened new venues. D
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Individual In Society"  Brian Poon is a teacher at Brookline High School in metropolitan Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Poon. D
1:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Gender-Based Distinctions"  Tim Rockey teaches 12th–grade American government and politics at Sunnyslope High School in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Rockey reviews the concept of civil rights, with a focus on women. D
2:01 pm 
Rural Communities: Legacy & Change  "Hereby Notified and Called to Meet"  How do local governments work? This program shows how two local governments mediatenconflict. Direct democracy in a town meeting in Fletcher, Vermont, is compared with cityncouncils in Caliente, Nevada.n. D
3:01 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Sacred Space, Secular States?"  Jerusalem: Capital of Two States?. D
3:29 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Oil and Water"  Egypt: Gift of the Nile. D
4:00 pm 
World of Abnormal Psychology, The  "Sexual Disorders"  A man exhibits himself in public. A woman feels guilty about not desiring sex. An otherwisenhappy couple finds themselves at odds over sex. D
5:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Alaska"  Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska. And they are still very much in the process of drifting and forming. And what they have formed is already the largest state in the United States of America. D
5:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "The Ziller Valley & Zell Am See, Austria"  After filming Europe's ski resorts for the last ten years, Mark Jennings & Julie Conover share their discovery of two of the lesser known Austrian resorts. Their journey begins with a visit to the world famous Neuschwanstein castle where they learn the saga of eccentric King Ludwig. From Bavaria, Julie & Mark travel into the Salzburg region of Austria to Zell Am See, "little village by the lake", to explore the massive Europa Sport Region. D
6:00 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking With Tina Nordstrom  "Lappland: Ice Cold Cooking"  In the far north, Tina meets with the indigenous S#mi people, fishes on a frozen lake, competes in a reindeer race and visits a hotel made of ice. She also prepares hearty hunters stew, a traditional fish dish and a cloudberry dessert.G
6:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Glacier Bay"  Art embarks by boat on a voyage of discovery, encountering dramatic calving glaciers and Sitka spruce forests, breaching orcas and migrating humpbacks, eagles and barnacle-eating bears.G
7:00 pm 
Passport to Adventure - Expired  "Innsbruck and the Tirol, Austria"  Five thousand years ago, a lone traveler perished in a sudden storm on the Similaun glacier. With archeologists as guides, Mark & Julie hike to the very spot where the frozen body of the "Ice Man" was discovered. Back in the Oetz Valley, they climb along a sheer rock face with a raging waterfall at their side and spend a day rafting the Inn River. D
7:30 pm 
Anywhere, Alaska  "Richardson Highway: Roadhouses and Recreation"  Host Heather Taggard leads viewers down the rugged Richardson Highway from Fairbanks, in the heart of Alaska's Interior, to Valdez, the state's coastal oil port. Viewers will sample delicacies at Delta Meat and Sausage and explore Black Rapids Lodge. Next it's off to the Arctic Man competition, one of the world's toughest downhill ski races, and an exciting snowmobile race, all in one. D
8:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland"  Burt rides a balloon over the Alps, visits a museum for wine lovers and a restaurant for food lovers.G
8:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Winter In Valais, Switzerland"  In Memphis, Tennessee, a team cooks up beef tenderloin. In the backyard, Rick prepares pork tenderloin.G
9:00 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Alaska: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge"  Art rafts down the Kongakut River to document the untamed wilderness. He turns his lens on the delicate birds and animals for which the refuge is a vital habitat.G
9:30 pm 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Claus Meyer  "Ice Water Cooking"  Claus journeys to Greenland to fish for shrimp and ice fjord halibut, which he prepares with capers, crabmeat and potatoes. He transforms musk ox meat into tartar and concocts a vodka-based drink made with Greenlandic angelica and ice.G
10:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Switzerland's Jungfrau Region: Best of the Alps"  Rick is in the sky-high corner of the Swiss Alps, with cows on breathtaking ridges. He settles into a traditional village where locals scythe hay by hand. He hikes, bikes and parasails, then blasts an alphorn.G
10:30 pm 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Patagonia: Mt. Fitz Roy"  Art treks through an ancient forest, fords an icy river, goes under a glacier and traverses one of the largest ice caps in the world in search of a different view of the South American peak.G
11:01 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 11. Biology of Sex and Gender"  Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination. D
11:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 12. Biodiversity"  With current extinction rates exceeding those of previous mass extinctions, many biodiversity studies focus on efforts to count the Earth. D
8:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  Decades of effort culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor. This program also peers forward to what comes next now that Alvin is retiring.G
8:30 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G
9:00 am 
NOVA  "Nova ScienceNOW - Extinction"  This edition of the science newsmagazine features groundbreaking new genetic research that might solve the mystery of longevity. Other stories include unlocking the secrets of ancient papyrus scrolls, an innovative young archaeologist and the investigation of a 250-year-old murder mystery.G
10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
11:00 am 
Blitz: London's Longest Night   Archival footage, CGI and eyewitness accounts re-create December 29, 1940, when German Luftwaffe dropped tens of thousands of incendiary bombs on the heart of London in an attempt to break the spirit of the British people. Firemen and workers fight all night to control the burning; Londoners flee to shelters not knowing what will survive the assault.G
12:30 pm 
Gathering of Heroes   In 2004, the United States dedicated a long-awaited memorial to the 16 million men and women who served in the armed forces during World War II, the 400,000 who died in Europe and the Pacific and those who toiled in factories on the home front. A GATHERING OF HEROES recounts the touching and inspirational story of World War II veterans from Indiana who embarked on a cross-country trek to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorial which honors their sacrifice. D
1:00 pm 
War of the World  "A Tainted Victory"  Niall Ferguson examines the horrors of World War II and shows how, in order to win, the Allies had to act with the same savagery as their enemies. Part 2 of 3G
2:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  Decades of effort culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor. This program also peers forward to what comes next now that Alvin is retiring.G
2:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Nova ScienceNOW - Extinction"  This edition of the science newsmagazine features groundbreaking new genetic research that might solve the mystery of longevity. Other stories include unlocking the secrets of ancient papyrus scrolls, an innovative young archaeologist and the investigation of a 250-year-old murder mystery.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "MiGs"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
6:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Lee's Last Orders, Natchez House, Napoleonic Sword"  In South Carolina, a historic gentleman's club may own an original copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's farewell address. Also investigated are a possible home of a Spanish colonial don in Mississippi and a Louisiana family's sword that may have been used by Napoleon.G
7:00 pm 
History Detectives  "John Brown's Letters, Japanese House, Poems"  A California woman's family letters may indicate she is related to abolitionist John Brown. The show seeks the origins of a tea house featured at the San Francisco World's Fair. Part 6 of 9G
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Going Deep"  Decades of effort culminated in the deep sub Alvin reaching the ocean floor. This program also peers forward to what comes next now that Alvin is retiring.G
8:30 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Chimp Minds"  This program investigates how an animal that shares most of a human's genes may have a different learning pattern.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS  "The U.S.-Mexico Border Fence"  In 2006, Congress authorized the Secure Fence Act, a multi-billion dollar plan to build hundreds of miles of fencing along the southern border of the United States to stem the flow of undocumented immigrants and provide security from potential terrorism. But what was built to fight illegal immigration has turned into a nightmare for many Americans living along the U.S.-Mexico border. D
9:30 pm 
Foreign Exchange   Argentina's angry farm lobby has shut down highways, blocked exports and choked the local food supply. Will the world feel their wrath at the grocery store check-out? Plus, we'll meet some of Iraq's four million uprooted citizens. And a look inside the minds of Arab moderates. D
10:00 pm 
Latin View  "Latino Political Landscape"  As the nation's fastest-growing minority group, U.S. Hispanics made a critical difference in the 2006 mid-term elections. Sherri and her guests examine the growing political clout of the Latino electorate and the increasing success of Hispanic candidates, with an eye towards the 2008 election. D
10:30 pm 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Ricardo Chavira"  Chicano actor Ricardo Chavira is best known for playing Carlos Solis on ABC's hit show Desperate Housewives. He has also appeared in numerous television and theatrical productions, including 24 and Monk as well as Jack and Jill at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Chavira talks about growing up Latino, the death of his mother when he was only a teenager, and his work with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "The Dolphin Defender"  For more than 25 years, filmmaker Hardy Jones has been on the trail of the world's dolphins to gather everything he could learn about them in the wild. This is the story of his personal journey into the world of dolphins and the sometimes dangerous waters into which they have led him.G

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