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November 17, 2012
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1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "Common Life in the Middle Ages"  Society divides itself into three parts: those who pray, those who fight, and those who work.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "Cities and Cathedrals of the Middle Ages"  As Europe's cities come back to life, the great churches embody the material and spiritual ambitions of the age.G
2:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Decade of Discord"  Sectional tensions over slavery subside with the Compromise of 1850; resurface as western states seek territorial and then state status. Railroad expansion plans ignite bloodshed in Kansas and Missouri. Parties sectionalized; Whigs disappear, Republicans emerge. Lincoln-Douglas debates foreshadow future Harper's Ferry Raid convinces South they'll never be safe in the Union. Election of 1860 divides country; Abraham Lincoln wins ballot.G
2:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "House Divided"  Election of Abraham Lincoln spawns secession of seven states led by South Carolina. Confederate States form provisional government before Lincoln is inaugurated, take over two southern forts. Neither side believes there will be war, but attack on Fort Sumter by Confederate forces signals beginning of conflict. Both sides mobilize quickly. Union has material advantage; Confederates win early battles. Lincoln and Union generals want to minimize damage to South so they can come back into Union. Influence of border states. Confiscation Acts address problem of captured and runaway slaves. War becomes harder with no end in sight.G
3:00 am 
Unfinished Nation  "Restless Society"  Election of 1960. Kennedy's thousand days in office; his assassination. Johnson's succession: assault on poverty, Great Society. Battle for racial equality: expanding protests, urban violence, black power.G
3:30 am 
Unfinished Nation  "A Nation Torn"  Diversifying foreign policy. Confrontations with the Soviet Union. The agony of Viet Nam. The traumas of 1968: the Tet offensive, King and Kennedy assassinations, political turmoil.G
4:00 am 
Inside Out  "Getting It Together"  Until recent decades, little was known about how to treat psychological disorders. People who were seriously disturbed were hidden away or confined to institutions, and treated in ways that look appalling by today's standards. This episode looks intently at both psychological and biomedical therapies, and combined approaches that are proving successful in the treatment of mental illnesses. D
4:30 am 
Inside Out  "People to People"  People interacting with people, individually and in groups, as friends or sometimes foes is a fascinating, never-ending source of study material for social psychologists. This episode explores social thinking, social influence, and social relations of both the antisocial and prosocial varieties. Why do people do what they do? What kinds of force does a group exert? And how can cooperative efforts and improved communication begin to chip away at the antagonisms built by years of aggression and conflict?. D
5:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "The Sea Floor"  Examines major sea-floor features: the mid-oceanic ridge, oceanic trenches and fracture zones.G
5:30 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Waves, Beaches and Coasts"  Demonstrates the importance of waves in affecting coastal landforms.G
6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   THE SISTINE CHAPEL - After 500 years, the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, which Michelangelo spent four years painting, remains as important a piece of art as has ever been created. As Lucky Severson reports, until then God had not generally been depicted as human, or male, and art historians may still disagree: did God create man in his own image, or was it the other way around? LIFE OF PI - Opening nationwide this week, this film adaptation of the best-selling book explores the phenomenon of being open to faith, as experienced by a young boy stranded at sea with a man-eating tiger. Director Ang Lee tells Deborah Potter: "To believe in God you have to go through suffering and pain-you have to be in awe. D
6:30 am 
7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Lyme Disease"  Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the microscopic bacteria that is carried by ticks. Trevor Shorb was a star high school lacrosse player when Lyme disease stopped him in his tracks and kept him on the bench for a few years. Most cases of Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics; however, late diagnosis can lead to complications such as arthritis and autoimmune conditions. D
7:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City Alla Parmigiana"  Italian American immigrants headed to the Midwest and created their communities in cities like Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City. In this episode, Lidia celebrates some of the Italian American dishes found on many a Kansas City menu including Penne Rigate alla Vodka, Chicken Parmigiana and Tiramisu. D
8:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Puebla: Food from a Colonial Jewel"  Travel with Pati to the state of Puebla to see why it isn't just the site of the legendary Cinco de Mayo battle - it's also home to some of Mexico's most luscious, delectable culinary treats. Creamy Poblano Soup; Chicken Tinga; Glazed Santa Clara Cookies. D
8:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Making Sausage with Guest Chris Cosentino"  On this episode of Simply Ming - how to grind your own meat and make your own sausage with the help of a man who can teach most butchers a thing or two, Chef Chris Cosentino. Ming and Chris cook on the fly together creating two very different dishes: San Francisco Sausage and Peppers and Chicken Mushroom Sausage Patties with Orange Snow Pea Salad. D
9:00 am 
Christina  "Lighten Up....It's Only Your Health"  If men's waists exceed 40 inches and women exceed 35, they are in trouble with their risk of heart-related illnesses rising with each expanding inch. Plus guts hanging over your belt just ain't pretty. And you're missing out on what's going on with your toes! Foods that can slim your waist and improve your health can be delicious when you're scrambling chickpeas. D
9:30 am 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Dressing and Emulsions"  Homemade dressings far outshine any store-bought varieties, and Martha will show you how easy it is to make your own. She starts the lesson with a delicious shallot vinaigrette prepared two ways: whisked directly in the bottom of a salad bowl and shaken in a small jar. She also makes a creamy blue cheese dressing - just the thing for drizzling onto a wedge of iceberg lettuce. D
10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Chicken for Everyone!"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect One-Pan Roast Chicken and Vegetables. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for kitchen shears. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of canned tomato soup. D
10:30 am 
The Mind of a Chef  "Pig"  Explore David Chang's relationship to the pig. He travels to San Sebastian to discuss pork bushi, prepares pork belly and tonkotsu, and visits Montreal with comedian Aziz Ansari for Wilensky's fried bologna sandwich. D
11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Mediterranean Specials"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate Beef Kebabs. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Greek yogurt. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the test kitchen's secrets to perfect Greek Spinach and Feta Pie. D
11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup   Julie Fei-Fan Balzer opens the show demonstrating a technique for upcycling wrapping paper. Next, Tonya Lutz uses a variety of techniques with colored pens, pencils, rubber stamps, and inks to design a scrapbook page. Then, Jo Pearson creates an angel using a papier mache mannequin. D
12:00 pm 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Apple Harvest, Part 4"  Jerry completes the painting by adding the final details to the apples _ shadows, light, stems and indentations. Part 4 of 4G
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Old and New In Harmony"  Roger replaces the existing concrete front walk with a beautiful new bluestone design. Tom shows Kevin the modifications he specified on the replacement windows. On the third floor, tile contractor Mark Ferrante uses a shower waterproofing system. D
1:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a New Kitchen Sink and Faucet/Installing Insulated Sidelights on a Front Door"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to install a brand new kitchen sink and faucet. Then, general contractor Tom Silva installs insulated sidelights on a front door. D
2:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Built In Shaker Inspired Painted Cabinets"  Milk paint often adorned Shaker furniture. Why? Because Shakers liked a space to be balanced and perfect. Color was often the only way to take ordinary wood and turn it into extraordinary woodworking. D
2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Steam Bent Chair"  On this installment of Rough Cut, Tommy builds a beautiful, sleek steam bent lounge chair - perfect for inside and out. To teach us more about the ancient art of steam bending, he takes us on a Road Trip to Newport, Rhode Island's International Yacht Restoration School. Back in the shop, Tommy is joined by Rough Cut regular, Eli Cleveland. D
3:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Callaway Corvette"  Road Test: 25th Anniversary Callaway Corvette/2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427. Road Test: 2013 Audi Allroad. Goss' Garage: Cheap Gas Issues. D
3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Take to the range in Wyoming where goats are essential to a cattle ranching operation. Haul in a sweet harvest of sugarcane in Louisiana. Travel back in time to find out about George Washington. D
4:00 pm 
NOVA scienceNOW  "What Will The Future Be Like?"  Host David Pogue makes some predictions about which technologies will transform daily life within the next several years, based on advancements already taking shape in laboratories around the world. Gadgets that once were purely science fiction are on the verge of becoming as common as the smart phones Pogue reviews today.G
5:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Cats & Dogs"  From a ceramic dog to a painted cat, this special is filled with appraisals featuring felines and canines, including an original "Hush Puppy" mascot, dog portraits and one "naughty cat" bronze.G
6:00 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Fiona Bruce presents more of the series' choicest cuts. Veteran ceramic expert Henry Sandon is finally cast in clay and a poignant selection of items remembers those who fell in the Great War.G
6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang.G
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Thanksgiving"  The group presents "There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays" to set the mood. Guy and Ralna sing "A House With Love in It." Joe Feeney reminds everyone to "Be Thankful."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Sit Out"  With sales slow, staff members are asked to take a 10 percent salary cut. This leads to a rooftop protest.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "Skis"  Hyacinth, determined to give Richard a pair of skis, tells him to strap them atop the car to cultivate the correct image without ever having to step onto them.G
9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Welcome News"  Jean and Lionel hear unexpected but welcome news from Lionel's father, Rocky, and his wife, Madge.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   There is a lot to discuss during an evening with Ben's parents, including muggers, dangerous chemicals and reenactments of the Great Plague. Mum is still suspicious Jake is hiding something and Karen decides which of the world's great religions to lead.G
10:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Angel"  Red and the boys argue about the existence of angels. Mike volunteers to produce one. Red makes a bread maker out of an automatic washing machine.G
10:30 pm 
My Family  "Dutch Art and Dutch Courage"  Michael is devastated when he fails his driving test. To cheer him up Susan suggests Ben drive him to his university interview. Ben agrees only to watch Susan drive off with her attractive boss on an art-buying trip.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "The Impossible Astronaut"  The Doctor returns for new adventure, along with newlyweds Amy and Rory. They receive a secret summons that leads them to the Oval Office in 1969. Enlisting the help of a former FBI agent and the irrepressible River Song, The Doctor promises to assist the President in saving a terrified little girl from a mysterious Space Man.G
12:00 am 
Saving The Ocean  "River of Kings, Part 2"  In the second part of this two-part special, Carl Safina meets the tribal leaders who inspired this grand vision of restoration, which has its roots in the native fishing rights campaigns of the 1960s; and our cameras discover some of the first wild Chinook salmon, descended miraculously from hatchery stock, now beginning to re-populate the Nisqually's pristine spawning grounds. D
12:30 am 
Seeking Water from the Sun   After 30 years off the Navajo Nation, Rosie Sekayumptewa returned to the homestead where three generations of her family have lived. She found the beauty and serenity she remembered-and the scarcity that had shaped her childhood. In Sekayumptewa's corner of the reservation, there is no access to safe, clean water. D
1:00 am 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Botswana: Okavango Delta and Makgadikgadi Pans"  Host Darley Newman leads a horseback journey through the delta wilderness area and the lunar-like Makgadikgadi Pans, meeting wildlife and people of the Southern African nation.G
1:30 am 
Equitrekking  "Alberta"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman travels to Alberta, Canada to experience Western adventure and stunning natural scenery. In Kananaskis, Darley treks amid the beautiful snow-capped Canadian Rockies with a longtime Alberta cowboy, conquering high altitudes and an August hailstorm. Next, Darley experiences the fast-paced Calgary Stampede with its equestrian competitions, Western art, rodeos and surprisingly diverse food offerings. D
2:00 am 
Racing The Rez   For the Navajo and Hopi, running is much more than a sport, it is woven into the cultural fabric of their lives. Encouraged by their elders, many Navajos and Hopis begin running at an early age - to greet the morning sun, to prepare for a ceremony or simply to challenge themselves in the vast, southwestern landscape. In the rugged canyon lands of Northern Arizona, Navajo and Hopi cross-country runners from two rival high schools vie for the state championship while striving to find their place among their native people and the larger American culture. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
3:30 am 
Dialogue  "Kenneth Feinberg"  The Washington lawyer, whose firm specializes in mediation and dispute resolution, has acted as a government-appointed special master to settle million-dollar claims arising from the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the BP Deepwater Horizon Disater Fund among other catastrophes. Feinberg's book Who Gets What was published earlier this year.G
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Hat Contest"  Today on Sesame Street it's Who Can Wear the Most Hats on Their Head Day! Elmo and Zoe are play against each other, while Chris and Alan help add more and more hats. The Hat Check Girl is also there to help count the total number of hats on each of Elmo and Zoe's heads. Elmo and Zoe are tied at the end of every round! They also have to complete challenges while wearing the hats on their heads such as saying the alphabet while standing on one leg and estimating the amount of hats they have. D
5:00 am 
Martha Speaks  "Monkeyshines Martha/Dog Daze"  Monkeyshines Martha - Helen's hefty schoolwork load leaves her with little time left to spend with Martha. At loose ends, Martha finds a friend in Professor Monkey, whose wacky inventions propel Martha into a world of new adventures. Vocabulary: (E) relie(f)(ve), genius, unwind, cherish, pressure. D
5:30 am 
Super Why!  "The Adventures of Math-A-Million"  It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem.a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. D
6:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Shares His Tigertastic Car/Katerina Shares Her Tutu"  Daniel Shares his Tigertastic Car - Daniel and his friends are playing together in the park. Daniel has a new toy car and struggles to share it with the others. But in the end, Daniel learns that sharing is easy when he knows he will get his special toy back. D
6:30 am 
WordWorld  "Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!"  Bear's Bed Sled - Bear is excited about sledding on the first day of snow, but her plans change when she hurts her toe and is unable to ride her sled. It's up to her friends to come up with a solution that will let Bear stay in bed and go sledding at the same time. Sh-Sh-Shark! - Shark is misunderstood. D
7:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Hat Contest"  Today on Sesame Street it's Who Can Wear the Most Hats on Their Head Day! Elmo and Zoe are play against each other, while Chris and Alan help add more and more hats. The Hat Check Girl is also there to help count the total number of hats on each of Elmo and Zoe's heads. Elmo and Zoe are tied at the end of every round! They also have to complete challenges while wearing the hats on their heads such as saying the alphabet while standing on one leg and estimating the amount of hats they have. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "King Doggie/The Lucky Cap"  A Princess mistakes Hundley for a Royal Doggie. George's misfortunes turn when he gets a new hat.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Amazing Eyes/Water Walkers"  Amazing Eyes - Sally and Nick are trying to guess which game Harvey the guinea pig might like to play with them. The Cat takes them to meet his friend Katie the Cavy, a wild guinea pig. But when they try to ask her, she playfully runs off! With the help of three different animals with very different ways of seeing, they finally find Katie and discover a guinea pig's favourite game - hide and seek! Water Walkers - Nick and Sally are waiting for Mom to come back so they can play in the pool. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Great Robot Race"  Ready.steady.splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "A Heck of a Neck/Gilbert Visits The Nest"  The Pteranodon kids have a Nature Trackers adventure when they meet Denise Diplodocus, a super-long, super big dinosaur. At first the kids mistake Denise's neck for a snake, and tail as a bridge. Later, Denise amazes the kids, telling them how hard it is for her to raise up her long, heavy neck. D
10:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Electric Accompany"  Annie hypnotizes Keith to sing an annoying jingle. The Electric Company needs to cure Keith in time for him to perform the song he wrote for his dad's birthday. D
10:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "The Food Chain Game"  Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "Bear's Bed Sled/Sh-Sh-Shark!"  Bear's Bed Sled - Bear is excited about sledding on the first day of snow, but her plans change when she hurts her toe and is unable to ride her sled. It's up to her friends to come up with a solution that will let Bear stay in bed and go sledding at the same time. Sh-Sh-Shark! - Shark is misunderstood. D
11:30 am 
WordGirl  "The Two-Brains Boogie/Field Day Fun with Robo-Tobey"  The Two Brains Boogie - Dr. Two Brains is at it again-this time he's threatening to turn all the town's buildings into cheese. When he traps WordGirl outside the city limits she has to figure out how to stop his cheesy plan and get to the Boogie Oogie Oogie dance contest on time! Vocabulary Words: Shimmy, Indestructible. Field Day Fund with Robo-Tobey - Becky's really excited about the big field day competition at school. D
12:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
12:30 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Family-Style Breakfast"  The breakfast of your dreams, prepared by Pati and her sister Alisa. This episode includes both quick, simple dishes and ones meant for a deliciously messy morning feast. Mexican French Toast Rolls (Dedos Gitanos); Green Chilaquiles in Roasted Tomatillo Sauce; Alisa's Marbled Pound Cake. D
1:00 pm 
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
1:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Autumn's Delight, Part 2"  Background, rocks, trees, mist, highlight background trees in this segment. Jerry shows his students how to block in the background rocks, how to use a bristle brush to dry brush in the fog and mist. Then closes the show with using a bristle brush to dab on highlights to suggest leaves on distant trees. D
2:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Sweets for My Sweet"  Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches; Tarte Tatin; Meme's Apple Tart; Individual Chocolate And Nut Pies. D
2:30 pm 
On Story  "Creating Complex Characters"  Writer/director Rodrigo Garcia discusses the influences of his father, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and the complexities and flaws that form the nuanced characters in THE GODFATHER, CAPOTE, and his own MOTHER AND CHILD and IN TREATMENT. Followed by the harrowing Spanish short film Who Lasts Longer by writer/director Gregorio Muro in which the bond between a mother and her son are tragically tested. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Kenneth Feinberg"  The Washington lawyer, whose firm specializes in mediation and dispute resolution, has acted as a government-appointed special master to settle million-dollar claims arising from the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the BP Deepwater Horizon Disater Fund among other catastrophes. Feinberg's book Who Gets What was published earlier this year.G
3:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Callaway Corvette"  Road Test: 25th Anniversary Callaway Corvette/2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427. Road Test: 2013 Audi Allroad. Goss' Garage: Cheap Gas Issues. D
4:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Backyard Chicken Dinner"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to Grill-Smoked Chicken and serves it with Salt-Baked Potatoes. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his pick for the perfect cooler in the Equipment Corner. D
4:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Macau, A Fusion of Cultures, China"  In Macau, the fusion of the Portuguese and Chinese cultures has merged casinos with Buddhist temples, coconut milk and cod fish, Grand Prix racing with old world architecture. Portuguese chefs shop in the Chinese market to create one of the world's first fusion cuisines. Residents practice Tai Chi in city parks, waves lap on the shores of sandy beaches, ancient neighborhoods hang on tightly to their identity - join us to discover Macau sans casinos!. D
5:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Eastern Canada"  Our 3,000km journey starts on the Avalon Peninsula, in Newfoundland & Labrador, the oldest and most easterly part of North America. Though it was the first province discovered by Europeans, it was the last to join Canada in 1949 - a testimony to its independent spirit.G
6:00 pm 
Live from the Artists Den  "Norah Jones"  The Brooklyn resident performs near her home at the historic Green Building, a former brass foundry, in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens area. She serves up a 20-song retrospective, ranging from her breakthrough hit, "Don't Know Why," to her latest single, "Happy Pills." The encore finds her and her band gathered around an old-time microphone, offering sweet harmonies.G
7:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Mumford and Sons/Flogging Molly"  Contemporary folk rock is featured first with Mumford & Sons, who perform cuts from their album Sigh No More and new tunes, then by Flogging Molly featuring career highlights.G
8:00 pm 
Broadway: The American Musical  "Tradition (1957-1979)"  West Side Story brings untraditional subject matter to the musical stage, and ushers in a new breed of director/choreographer who insist on performers who can dance, sing and act. But by the time Jerome Robbins' last original musical, Fiddler on the Roof closes after a run of 3,242 performances in 1972, Broadway is changing again. Rock 'n' Roll, civil rights and Vietnam bring new talents and new directions with innovative productions like Hair. Part 5 of 6G
9:00 pm 
National Salute to Veterans  "2012"  Joe Mantegna ("Criminal Minds") and Gary Sinise ("CSI: New York") host the inaugural broadcast of the NATIONAL SALUTE TO VETERANS, celebrating all the heroes who have served throughout America's history. The NATIONAL SALUTE TO VETERANS features new footage shot at the U.S. Capitol with Mantegna and Sinise, as well as the "best of the best" moments from past NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERTS. D
10:00 pm 
Song of the Mountains   Blue Highway. D
11:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Mumford and Sons/Flogging Molly"  Contemporary folk rock is featured first with Mumford & Sons, who perform cuts from their album Sigh No More and new tunes, then by Flogging Molly featuring career highlights.G
12:00 am 
China from the Inside  "Shifting Nature"  China faces mind-boggling challenges in the areas of health, pollution and nutrition. Part 3 of 4G
1:00 am 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 3. Social History"  The discipline of social history focuses on the lives of ordinary people. Diaries, photos, music, and clothing all contain clues to these personal histories. This session illustrates how literature can be more fully understood when paired with social history artifacts that reflect the cultural norms of the time. D
2:00 am 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Creativity and Play"  The relationship of creativity to self-worth and self-expression. D
2:30 am 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Let's Talk About It"  The process of language acquisition and methods for increasing language competence. D
3:00 am 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Middle School"  Middle School: See how middle school students in America are being prepared for high school. Follow along as students read a fairy tale to learn the concepts of plot and theme. Find out why passing notes is encouraged in a sixth grade class. D
4:00 am 
Placing Out: The Orphan Trains   Between 1854 and 1929, an estimated 200,000 orphaned, abandoned and runaway children, primarily from industrialized cities in the East, boarded trains bound for Midwestern farming communities in search of a better life. Experts consider this period of mass relocation, often referred to as the Orphan Train Era, as the precursor to the modern foster care system.G
5:00 am 
Art of the Western World  "Classical Ideal"  Part I: Traces the origins of humanism and the immortal classical style to Ancient Greece. Part II: The genius of Roman engineering and architecture was used to build an empire, while portrait sculpture exalted its rulers. D
6:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Thanksgiving Turkey"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Old-Fashioned Stuffed Turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews hybrid chef's knives. And finally, science expert Guy Crosby discusses the science behind stale bread. D
6:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Home for the Holidays"  Katie demonstrates how infuse a home with the spirit of the season. In the Kitchen: Mouth-Watering Roasted Turkey, Delicious Garlic Potatoes, and a Quick-and-Easy Apple Crumble. Projects: A wreath made from rope. D
7:00 am 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "(Not-Quite-Traditional) Roast Turkey Dinner"  This meal is the holiday favorite that is so good, Julia and Jacques recommend it for any day of the year.Roast Turkey with sausage and cornbread stuffing, gravy made the old-fashioned way from the pan-drippings, accompanied by creamed onions and a zesty Cranberry-Apple Chutney. The "not-quite. D
7:30 am 
Home for Christy Rost: Thanksgiving   Award-winning television chef, cookbook author and home design expert Christy Rost plans a festive Thanksgiving dinner for family and friends in her holiday special, A HOME FOR CHRISTY ROST: THANKSGIVING. Christy deftly weaves her cooking tips, seasonal recipes, table-setting ideas and more into an exploration of the storied history and renovation of her new home, the 19th-century Colorado mountain estate known as "Swan's Nest." The program culminates with the unveiling of the finished home - a process two years in the making - and Christy and her husband Randy sharing a Thanksgiving feast with their guests. D
8:30 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
9:00 am 
Heirloom Meals' Thanksgiving   Hosted by Carole Murko, a culinary artist and public-radio personality, HEIRLOOM MEALS' THANKSGIVING explores America's diverse culinary history with the goal of preserving tried-and-true recipes and dining traditions. Shot in scenic Stockbridge, Mass., the one-hour special weaves together heartwarming stories to help viewers connect with their own memories of this beloved national holiday. D
10:00 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "School Lunch with a Mexican Twist"  The same foods that parents pack into a hearty school lunch in Mexico are perfect for school lunchtime in America. These dishes are so tasty and filling, even grownups will want to take them to work! Street-Style Cut-Up Fruits and Vegetables; Ham and Cheese Torta Sandwiches; Juju's Birthday Cake (with a Brownie Twist). D
10:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Thai Basil & Parmingiano Reggiano"  Guest Chef: Ken Oringer. Ming's menu showcases the East-West duo of Thai basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano on today's SIMPLY MING. The versatility of these ingredients is shown when Ming makes Polenta Satays with Thai Basil Pesto and an "All-In-One" Thai Basil-Shrimp Orzo Risotto. D
11:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Treasures of Provence: Eggplant & Tomatoes"  Inspired by the cooking of Provence, Chef Keller creates some fabulous dishes with the classic combination of eggplant and tomatoes, including a show-stopping stack. Poor Man's Caviar; Eggplant, Pepper & Goat Cheese Stack.G
11:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California and New Jersey: From the Garden State to the Golden State"  NULL
12:00 pm 
China from the Inside  "Shifting Nature"  China faces mind-boggling challenges in the areas of health, pollution and nutrition. Part 3 of 4G
1:00 pm 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 3. Social History"  The discipline of social history focuses on the lives of ordinary people. Diaries, photos, music, and clothing all contain clues to these personal histories. This session illustrates how literature can be more fully understood when paired with social history artifacts that reflect the cultural norms of the time. D
2:00 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Creativity and Play"  The relationship of creativity to self-worth and self-expression. D
2:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Let's Talk About It"  The process of language acquisition and methods for increasing language competence. D
3:00 pm 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Middle School"  Middle School: See how middle school students in America are being prepared for high school. Follow along as students read a fairy tale to learn the concepts of plot and theme. Find out why passing notes is encouraged in a sixth grade class. D
4:00 pm 
Placing Out: The Orphan Trains   Between 1854 and 1929, an estimated 200,000 orphaned, abandoned and runaway children, primarily from industrialized cities in the East, boarded trains bound for Midwestern farming communities in search of a better life. Experts consider this period of mass relocation, often referred to as the Orphan Train Era, as the precursor to the modern foster care system.G
5:00 pm 
Art of the Western World  "Classical Ideal"  Part I: Traces the origins of humanism and the immortal classical style to Ancient Greece. Part II: The genius of Roman engineering and architecture was used to build an empire, while portrait sculpture exalted its rulers. D
6:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Thanksgiving Turkey"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the perfect Old-Fashioned Stuffed Turkey. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews hybrid chef's knives. And finally, science expert Guy Crosby discusses the science behind stale bread. D
6:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Home for the Holidays"  Katie demonstrates how infuse a home with the spirit of the season. In the Kitchen: Mouth-Watering Roasted Turkey, Delicious Garlic Potatoes, and a Quick-and-Easy Apple Crumble. Projects: A wreath made from rope. D
7:00 pm 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "(Not-Quite-Traditional) Roast Turkey Dinner"  This meal is the holiday favorite that is so good, Julia and Jacques recommend it for any day of the year.Roast Turkey with sausage and cornbread stuffing, gravy made the old-fashioned way from the pan-drippings, accompanied by creamed onions and a zesty Cranberry-Apple Chutney. The "not-quite. D
7:30 pm 
Home for Christy Rost: Thanksgiving   Award-winning television chef, cookbook author and home design expert Christy Rost plans a festive Thanksgiving dinner for family and friends in her holiday special, A HOME FOR CHRISTY ROST: THANKSGIVING. Christy deftly weaves her cooking tips, seasonal recipes, table-setting ideas and more into an exploration of the storied history and renovation of her new home, the 19th-century Colorado mountain estate known as "Swan's Nest." The program culminates with the unveiling of the finished home - a process two years in the making - and Christy and her husband Randy sharing a Thanksgiving feast with their guests. D
8:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
9:00 pm 
Heirloom Meals' Thanksgiving   Hosted by Carole Murko, a culinary artist and public-radio personality, HEIRLOOM MEALS' THANKSGIVING explores America's diverse culinary history with the goal of preserving tried-and-true recipes and dining traditions. Shot in scenic Stockbridge, Mass., the one-hour special weaves together heartwarming stories to help viewers connect with their own memories of this beloved national holiday. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Mediterranean Specials"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate Beef Kebabs. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Greek yogurt. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the test kitchen's secrets to perfect Greek Spinach and Feta Pie. D
10:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Thai Basil & Parmingiano Reggiano"  Guest Chef: Ken Oringer. Ming's menu showcases the East-West duo of Thai basil and Parmigiano-Reggiano on today's SIMPLY MING. The versatility of these ingredients is shown when Ming makes Polenta Satays with Thai Basil Pesto and an "All-In-One" Thai Basil-Shrimp Orzo Risotto. D
11:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Rustic Yet Refined"  Joanne makes us a classic Italian frico and then with her student Stephanie demonstrates how rustic and refined can work well together in the same meal, making a spiced lentil and herb salad and halibut wrapped in prosciutto. Recipes: Frico with Bacon and Potatoes, Prosciutto di San Daniele-Wrapped Halibut Fillet, and Spiced Lentils and Herb Salad. Student: Stephanie Gerbracht, Wine Sales. D
11:30 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
12:00 am 
Summer Sun, Winter Moon   A symphony inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition brings together two individuals from different worlds: Rob Kapilow, a celebrated composer trying to breathe new life into classical music, and Darrell Robes Kipp, a Blackfeet Indian poet fighting to save his language from extinction. SUMMER SUN, WINTER MOON tells the story of how their unexpected collaboration creates a unique work of art from the perspective of American Indians today. D
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Sally Field (actress) (Pt. 1). D
3:00 am 
Summer Sun, Winter Moon   A symphony inspired by the Lewis and Clark expedition brings together two individuals from different worlds: Rob Kapilow, a celebrated composer trying to breathe new life into classical music, and Darrell Robes Kipp, a Blackfeet Indian poet fighting to save his language from extinction. SUMMER SUN, WINTER MOON tells the story of how their unexpected collaboration creates a unique work of art from the perspective of American Indians today. D
4:00 am 
4:30 am 
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Asian Voices   NULL
6:00 am 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Need to Know anchor Ray Suarez and a panel of experts examine the impact the Supreme Court's Citizen's United V. Federal Election decision had on the presidential election this year. D
6:30 am 
McLaughlin Group   Petraeus Unbound; High Noon on Tax Cuts. Panelists: Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner; Paul Glastris, Washington Monthly. D
7:00 am 
Aleut Story   ALEUT STORY recounts the rarely told story of indigenous Alaskans' forced internment during World War II and their subsequent fight for civil rights. In 1942, as World War II reached Alaska, Aleut Americans were transferred to government camps 1,500 miles away, where an estimated 10 percent perished. As they prayed for deliverance, "friendly forces" looted their homes and churches in the Aleutian and Pribilof islands. D
8:30 am 
Unconquered Seminoles   The Telly-award winning UNCONQUERED SEMINOLES traces the history and identity of Florida's resilient Seminole tribe, one deeply rooted in a pattern of obstacle and challenge, survival and success. Three wars in the 1800s sought to remove the Seminoles from Florida, but they adapted to life in the Everglades and eventually thrived while still preserving their cultural traditions. UNCONQUERED SEMINOLES charts the significant moments in the history of the Seminoles through archival stills and interviews with historians. D
9:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Financial Thought Leaders: John C. Bogle"  Guest: John C. Bogle, Founder, Vanguard; President, Bogle Financial Markets Research Center; Author, The Clash of the Cultures. This week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack features an interview with one of the investment greats: John C. Bogle, Vanguard founder, index fund creator, and tireless advocate for the little guy, discusses how investors can succeed despite Wall Street's problems. D
9:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   THE SISTINE CHAPEL - After 500 years, the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, which Michelangelo spent four years painting, remains as important a piece of art as has ever been created. As Lucky Severson reports, until then God had not generally been depicted as human, or male, and art historians may still disagree: did God create man in his own image, or was it the other way around? LIFE OF PI - Opening nationwide this week, this film adaptation of the best-selling book explores the phenomenon of being open to faith, as experienced by a young boy stranded at sea with a man-eating tiger. Director Ang Lee tells Deborah Potter: "To believe in God you have to go through suffering and pain-you have to be in awe. D
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream"  Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney ("Taxi to the Dark Side," "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room") presents his take on the gap between rich and poor Americans in "Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream." Gibney contends that America's richest citizens have "rigged the game in their favor," and created unprecedented inequality in the United States. Nowhere, Gibney asserts, is this more evident than on Park Avenue in New York. D
11:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Kenneth Feinberg"  The Washington lawyer, whose firm specializes in mediation and dispute resolution, has acted as a government-appointed special master to settle million-dollar claims arising from the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the BP Deepwater Horizon Disater Fund among other catastrophes. Feinberg's book Who Gets What was published earlier this year.G
12:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Need to Know anchor Ray Suarez and a panel of experts examine the impact the Supreme Court's Citizen's United V. Federal Election decision had on the presidential election this year. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Aleut Story   ALEUT STORY recounts the rarely told story of indigenous Alaskans' forced internment during World War II and their subsequent fight for civil rights. In 1942, as World War II reached Alaska, Aleut Americans were transferred to government camps 1,500 miles away, where an estimated 10 percent perished. As they prayed for deliverance, "friendly forces" looted their homes and churches in the Aleutian and Pribilof islands. D
2:30 pm 
Unconquered Seminoles   The Telly-award winning UNCONQUERED SEMINOLES traces the history and identity of Florida's resilient Seminole tribe, one deeply rooted in a pattern of obstacle and challenge, survival and success. Three wars in the 1800s sought to remove the Seminoles from Florida, but they adapted to life in the Everglades and eventually thrived while still preserving their cultural traditions. UNCONQUERED SEMINOLES charts the significant moments in the history of the Seminoles through archival stills and interviews with historians. D
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Hurricanes, Capitalism & Democracy"  Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast, but Naomi Klein says that the tragic destruction can also be the catalyst for the transformation of politics and our economy. On the next Moyers & Company (check local listings) the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine joins Bill to discuss hurricanes, climate change, and democracy. Klein has been in New York visiting the devastated areas -- including those where "Occupy Sandy" volunteers are unfolding new models of relief -- as part of her reporting for a new book and film on climate change and the future. D
6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "The Foothills"  The backdrop for Idaho's Statehouse and the city of Boise is also the instant getaway for people in the Treasure Valley with more than 10,000 acres set aside through a voter-approved levy and more than 135 miles of trails. Runners, walkers, mountain bikers, wildflower hunters, wildlife watchers and more make year around use of the Foothills, which merge into the Boise Ridge, topped by Bogus Basin Ski Resort.G
6:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Kenneth Feinberg"  The Washington lawyer, whose firm specializes in mediation and dispute resolution, has acted as a government-appointed special master to settle million-dollar claims arising from the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the BP Deepwater Horizon Disater Fund among other catastrophes. Feinberg's book Who Gets What was published earlier this year.G
7:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. Need to Know anchor Ray Suarez and a panel of experts examine the impact the Supreme Court's Citizen's United V. Federal Election decision had on the presidential election this year. D
7:30 pm 
8:00 pm 
Aleut Story   ALEUT STORY recounts the rarely told story of indigenous Alaskans' forced internment during World War II and their subsequent fight for civil rights. In 1942, as World War II reached Alaska, Aleut Americans were transferred to government camps 1,500 miles away, where an estimated 10 percent perished. As they prayed for deliverance, "friendly forces" looted their homes and churches in the Aleutian and Pribilof islands. D
9:30 pm 
Unconquered Seminoles   The Telly-award winning UNCONQUERED SEMINOLES traces the history and identity of Florida's resilient Seminole tribe, one deeply rooted in a pattern of obstacle and challenge, survival and success. Three wars in the 1800s sought to remove the Seminoles from Florida, but they adapted to life in the Everglades and eventually thrived while still preserving their cultural traditions. UNCONQUERED SEMINOLES charts the significant moments in the history of the Seminoles through archival stills and interviews with historians. D
10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Hurricanes, Capitalism & Democracy"  Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast, but Naomi Klein says that the tragic destruction can also be the catalyst for the transformation of politics and our economy. On the next Moyers & Company (check local listings) the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine joins Bill to discuss hurricanes, climate change, and democracy. Klein has been in New York visiting the devastated areas -- including those where "Occupy Sandy" volunteers are unfolding new models of relief -- as part of her reporting for a new book and film on climate change and the future. D
11:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
11:30 pm 

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