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9:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation  "Uncertainty Is Opportunity"  As they enter the 5th week of their 7-week Roadtrip, the team reflects on how comfortable they've become with the unpredictable eccentricities of the Road. Megan, who is naturally wired to adhere to routine, is learning to embrace uncertainly, and this helps her cope with an influx of job rejections. In New York, the team's interview with Radiolab radio host Jad Abumrad serves to reinforce Megan's newfound acceptance of the unknown. D

10:00 am 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Make Up Your Mind"  SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN FRONTIERS discovers the "you" inside your head - the part of your mind, sitting right behind your forehead, that decides what you do every waking second of the day. The program reconstructs a 150-year-old accident that caused a railroad worker named Phineas Gage to lose his sense of self; sees children's reasoning powers gradually come online; and scans Alan Alda's brain as he struggles to make decisions while feeling cheated. D

11:00 am 
NOVA  "Cold Case JFK"  For decades the assassination of John F. Kennedy has fueled dark rumors of conspiracies and mishandled evidence. Now, 50 years later, NOVA asks: Could modern investigators do better?G

12:00 pm 
African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross  "Making A Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)"  African Americans struggle to build their own worlds within the harsh, narrow confines of segregation during the Jim Crow era. At the turn of the 20th century, a steady stream of African Americans leave the South and search for opportunities in the North and West. Leaders like Ida B. Wells, W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington and Marcus Garvey offer different strategies to further black empowerment and equality. Part 4 of 6G

1:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Ice Trekking The Alps"  While ski touring from Chamonix to Zermatt, Zay takes in Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn along the way and crosses into three countries - France, Italy and Switzerland. He masters the technique of off-piste skiing in powder snow and learns to negotiate his way out of a deep crevasse.G

2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "FRONTLINE's Michael Kirk"  The former Idahoan has been a part of the investigative documentary series since its beginnings, starting as its first senior producer. Host Marcia Franklin talks with Kirk about his most recent show "League of Denial," which examines whether the NFL covered up the numbers and severity of concussion-related injuries among professional football players. They also talk about his other works for the series.G

2:30 pm 

3:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Crash Course On Starting A Business"  So you've got an idea - now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. You'll learn how to refine your ideas, make a business plan, identify funding sources, find a market, and of course, sell your service or product. Find out how two teen girls developed a $2 million business out of magnetic bottle caps. D

3:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Pronghorn Antelope, Freeriding, Kayak Surfing"  The pronghorn population has rebounded at Hart Mountain refuge. Biologists are surprised by what's causing the resurgence.G

4:00 pm 
Masterpiece Classic  "Downton Abbey, Series II - Part Five"  The end of the war is in sight and Downton's aristocrats and servants put their lives back together. Mary and Sir Richard go estate hunting. A recuperating Canadian officer imparts things to Lady Edith that could cause problems for the Crawley family. Part 5 of 7G

5:00 pm 
NOVA  "Cold Case JFK"  For decades the assassination of John F. Kennedy has fueled dark rumors of conspiracies and mishandled evidence. Now, 50 years later, NOVA asks: Could modern investigators do better?G

6:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "JFK: One PM Central Standard Time"  Taking its title from the time President John F. Kennedy is declared dead at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, the drama chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination of Kennedy as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom. It begins the moment the president is shot and continues to Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later.G

7:00 pm 
Secrets of Althorp - The Spencers   Nineteen generations of Spencers have occupied this childhood home and final resting place of Diana, Princess of Wales. Diana's brother Charles the 9th Earl Spencer provides a personal tour, saying he likes to greet new guests in the library, a room that puts visitors at ease. An ancient globe in the corner of the library also reveals how the world was viewed hundreds of years ago.G

8:00 pm 
JFK: American Experience  "Part One"  This biography of President John F. Kennedy is part of a group of programs honoring the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. Interviews with family members and historians trace his transformation from sickly youth to Washington's most eligible bachelor to the nation's president. His national campaign is the first to be waged on television, an advantage for the telegenic candidate, helping him win the election despite his lack of legislative achievements and his Catholicism. Part 1 of 2G

10:00 pm 
African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross  "Making A Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)"  African Americans struggle to build their own worlds within the harsh, narrow confines of segregation during the Jim Crow era. At the turn of the 20th century, a steady stream of African Americans leave the South and search for opportunities in the North and West. Leaders like Ida B. Wells, W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington and Marcus Garvey offer different strategies to further black empowerment and equality. Part 4 of 6G

11:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "JFK: One PM Central Standard Time"  Taking its title from the time President John F. Kennedy is declared dead at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, the drama chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination of Kennedy as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom. It begins the moment the president is shot and continues to Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later.G

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