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1:00 am 
NOVA  "Crash of Flight 447"  A team of seasoned pilots, engineers and safety experts examine the evidence that emerges in the weeks following the disappearance of the Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight that flew straight into a towering thunderstorm. Expert testimony, messages from the plane's computer system, CGI weather reconstructions and an airbus simulator provides a forensic view of events.G
2:00 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
2:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Drivers' Choice Awards"  2012 Drivers' Choice Awards. Goss' Garage: Air Filters. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rocco's Boat"  Elmo is playing with his doll, Baby David, in a large washtub. The doll is floating in a tube, and Zoe comes by and asks if Rocco, her pet rock, can swim too. Elmo reluctantly agrees. D
4:00 am 
WordWorld  "Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship"  Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"! Duck is eager to be her trusty sidekick, but Sheep repeatedly points out that "superheroes don't need help." But Sheep learns that everyone needs help sometimes when she gets stuck on top of Pig's barn and it's up to Duck to save her. Pirate Ship: While playing on the beach, Sheep, Duck and Shark find a message in a bottle. D
4:30 am 
Super Why!  "Woofster Finds A Home"  Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story. D
5:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "Rosanne Cash/Brandi Carlile"  Cash is backed up by a full band with her husband, John Leventhal, on lead guitar. Most of her songs are from her album, The List, that draws on the 100 songs her father, Johnny Cash, described as essential country songs. Carlile blows the roof off with her big voice and exciting music.G
6:00 am 
The Parents' Survival Guide:Childhood Obesity   This film points out multi-faceted solutions to this growing pediatric health problem, specifically the role parents can play as the "first line of defense" in their children's nutrition and fitness. Interviews with experts and family profiles provide help to determine a child's risk for obesity and offers proven, practical strategies for prevention and intervention.G
7:00 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho Wildlife Summit"  NULL
7:30 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
8:00 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Air National Guard Flyovers, Ballooning"  NULL
8:30 am 
Roadtrip Nation   The finale of Season 7 finds the team seeing the sights of New York City before interviewing singer-songwriter Zee Avi, as she relates her road from YouTube posting to successful recording artist. Their final interview is with Nathan Vincent, crochet artist. The team reflects on the places that they visit. D
9:00 am 
Antiques Roadshow  "Raleigh, NC - Hour Three"  Items brought in for appraisal include a circa 1800 heirloom Virginia-made table, purported to have ties to Thomas Jefferson. New England furniture maker John Gaines' pair of circa 1725 chairs is worth up to $50,000, even refinished.G
10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "We Were Here"  Director David Weissman and collaborator and editor Bill Weber tell the story through five very personal interviews of how people coped and came together during the most destructive years of the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco. The sickness decimated a community but also drew people together.G
11:30 am 
Oregon Field Guide  "Newberry Crater Geothermal"  A geothermal experiment outside Newberry Crater aims to get hot water out of a dry well with the hope of creating massive reservoirs two miles underground. The earth would heat the cold water injected into fissures in the rocks and pumps would bring the hot water back above ground for energy production.G
12:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Spanish Islands"  Alex Riley explores the Balearics and the Canary Islands.G
1:00 pm 
Need to Know   RAY SUAREZ ANCHORS. As part of its "Fixing America" series, Need to Know anchor RAY SUAREZ hosts a panel discussion about America's immigration policies. Among the topics: has President Obama reneged on his promises of immigration reform? Is Republican candidate Mitt Romney's proposal for "self-deportation" realistic? The guests include Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees International Union; Renku Sen, publisher of the new site "Colorlines," former Reagan administration official Linda Chavez and Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies. D
1:30 pm 
2:00 pm 
Biz Kid$  "It's A Job to Get A Job!"  It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 employees. D
2:30 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Silver Falls State Park, Sharp-tailed Grouse, House Spiders"  SHARP-TAILED GROUSE - Once extinct in Oregon, the Columbian sharp-tailed grouse is making a comeback in Wallowa county. HOUSE SPIDERS - We enter the lair of the spider to learn alot more about the fierce predators that invade our homes. SILVER FALLS STATE PARK - Take a leisurely seven mile hike and see oneof the greatest collections of waterfalls in Oregon. D
3:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "St. Louis Cooking"  Bridget uncovers the secrets to the ultimate St. Louis Pizza. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of sliced pepperoni. D
3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick experiences Ireland in the extreme on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations.G
4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Crash of Flight 447"  A team of seasoned pilots, engineers and safety experts examine the evidence that emerges in the weeks following the disappearance of the Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight that flew straight into a towering thunderstorm. Expert testimony, messages from the plane's computer system, CGI weather reconstructions and an airbus simulator provides a forensic view of events.G
5:00 pm 
Original Intent: The Battle for America   ORIGINAL INTENT is the judicial philosophy promoted by Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. Originalists believe the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted in the way the Founding Fathers understood it in 1789 - an era when only white men were allowed to vote and slavery was legal. D
6:00 pm 
Paris The Luminous Years   In the years 1905-1930, Paris is a magnet for international talent intent on overturning tradition in the arts of the West and defining modernism. Archival footage of Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, Igor Stravinsky, Aaron Copeland, Sylvia Beach and Marcel Duchamp reveals why the avant-garde art world chose Paris, augmented by letters, memoirs and recollections of witnesses. Intrepid art deals, young publishers at independent presses, and a visionary impresario at the Ballets Russes helped bring new art, literature and music to the public.G
8:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Philadelphia, Pa - Hour 2"  Experts orchestrate a symphony of appraisals, including a very valuable Alexander Calder maquette (scale model), a stunning collection of Camera Work magazines, and a very rare handcrafted chair by master Arts and Crafts furniture maker Charles Rohlf.G
9:00 pm 
Original Intent: The Battle for America   ORIGINAL INTENT is the judicial philosophy promoted by Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. Originalists believe the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted in the way the Founding Fathers understood it in 1789 - an era when only white men were allowed to vote and slavery was legal. D
10:00 pm 
Paris The Luminous Years   In the years 1905-1930, Paris is a magnet for international talent intent on overturning tradition in the arts of the West and defining modernism. Archival footage of Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, Igor Stravinsky, Aaron Copeland, Sylvia Beach and Marcel Duchamp reveals why the avant-garde art world chose Paris, augmented by letters, memoirs and recollections of witnesses. Intrepid art deals, young publishers at independent presses, and a visionary impresario at the Ballets Russes helped bring new art, literature and music to the public.G
1:00 am 
High School Dropouts   The high school dropout rate is rapidly increasing in many cities throughout the U.S. Teachers, counselors, lawmakers and parents are teaming up to reverse this disturbing trend. This program examines how adults in the Sacramento/Stockton area are literally going door-to-door to catch truants, threatening legal action against their parents, and providing second chances to kids who've already dropped out but want to return. D
1:30 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
2:00 am 
In Search of Shakespeare  "A Time of Revolution"  Time of Revolution Host Michael Wood uses new evidence from spies reports, local archives and a coded prison diary to uncover the dark side of Shakespeare's world. He traces William's early days, his schooling, his father's shady business deals and the dark secret that ruined the family. Part 1 of 4G
3:00 am 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Setting The Stage: Creating A Learning Community"  At the heart of inquiry teaching and learning is a positive environment that encourages and supports students on their learning paths. This program looks at what is needed for building that foundation and preparing your students for inquiry investigations.G
4:00 am 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Am I In This Story?"  A reader can take on a number of roles in a novel: the protagonist, the narrator, the author, or another character. In this program, students and novelists examine the complex ways readers may identify with characters in a novel. D
5:00 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Michael Hillyer, Lobster and Crab Burger"  Nick Stellino prepares Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes Basil and Shrimp. Then, Nick helps Seattle's Capital Grille chef, Michael Hillyer, prepare Lobster and Crab Burger with Tartar Sauce and Corn Relish. D
5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Locavore In Napa with Joey Altman"  Sara travels to a beautiful vineyard in Napa, California to cook farm fresh meals locally sourced with Bay Area chef Joey Altman. They whip up Grilled Salmon, Arugula & Grilled Corn Salad and Sweet Pea & Avocado Crostini. With Grilled Duck Breast, Honey-Roasted Carrots, Farro-Herb Salad and Cider Jus, the best of the farm is on the plate. D
6:00 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Brazil: The Pantanal"  In the heart of South America, the Pantanal is the world's largest wetland, where human activity and wildlife coexist. Wolfe finds both an ecological paradise and a vibrant cowboy culture.G
6:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Israel: Voices from the Desert"  Host Jacob Edgar travels to Israel to attend a once-in-a-lifetime concert of The Idan Raichel Project at the foot of the magnificent "Solomon's Pillars", a natural rock formation in the Negev Desert near the Red Sea resort city of Eilat. Idan Raichel, an internationally renowned star of the Israeli music scene, serves as his guide. At the technical rehearsals and sound check for the desert concert, Jacob meets the artists featured on stage. D
7:00 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Front Porch Light; Splitting Firewood"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an electrician in Atlanta to install a front porch light. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger shares with Kevin a tip for efficiently splitting firewood. And Richard helps a homeowner who has hot water coming from his cold water faucet. D
7:30 am 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Wall Cabinet"  A Wall Cabinet is built which features detailed moldings such as a dentil, cove and quarter round.G
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "More Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Landscape at Home"  Orlando, FL. - In the previous episode, we uncovered some of the most common "non-green" choices we all make when gardening, and offered some better choices and simple solutions. In this episode, we expand the discussion with ideas on conserving water, providing wildlife habitats, and reducing air pollution. D
8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Mother's Day"  The lifestyle expert and her crew present ideas for creative cooking, gardening and decorating. For Mother's Day, they offer a stylish fabric necklace, ideas for growing a vegetable garden and a menu of orzo salad, marinated chicken and Clementine drink.G
9:00 am 
Baking with Julia   Martha Stewart, a magazine editor, star of her own television show and author of the popluar "Weddings" book joins Julia to bake one grand and glorious three-tiered wedding cake. Martha prepares the batter and bakes each layer in graduated diamond-shaped cake forms. While the cake bakes, and then chills, Martha creates a variety of delicately realistic and delicious marzipan fruits, right down to the little stems and leaves. D
9:30 am 
Baking with Julia   Guest Martha Stewart returns to complete her three-tiered wedding cake decorated with yellow buttercreme icing and handmade marzipan fruit in this episode of BAKING WITH JULIA. In this second of a two-part episode, Stewart puts together the individual cakes that serve as the building blocks of this dessert, inserting a baked crunchy almond and egg white wafer and apricot jam between individual layers and decorating with the icing and candy fruit garnish. D
10:00 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Maui and Hawaii's Big Island"  Rudy makes reservations to travel the Pacific, beginning in Hawaii where he takes the twisting road to Hana with its cascading waterfalls. On the Big Island he looks for petroglyphs and peers into the world's most active volcano from a helicopter.G
10:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Love, Marriage, Baby Carriage"  Enjoy a progression of three desserts. The show begins with a hearts and roses cake. Then, a two tier wedding cake is demonstrated using very simple decorating in some nontraditional colors. D
11:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Atmospheric Pollution"  Once released, air pollutants react chemically with each other under solar radiation to become even more dangerous secondary pollutants. A company in the Northeast U.S. tracks the emission of pollutants at street level, while an international long-term study follows plumes of pollution from Mexico City across the continent and beyond. D
11:30 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Earth's Changing Climate"  Tropical glaciers are the world's thermometers; their melting is a signal that human activities are warming the planet. A California project tries to predict whether natural ecosystems will be able to absorb enough additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in the next 50 years to mitigate the full impact of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions. D
12:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Primes"  The properties and patterns of prime numbers. D
12:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Combinatorics Counts"  Counting is an act of organization, a listing of a collection of things in an orderly fashion. Sometimes it's easy; for instance counting people in a room. But listing all the possible seating arrangements of those people around a circular table is more challenging. D
1:00 pm 
High School Dropouts   The high school dropout rate is rapidly increasing in many cities throughout the U.S. Teachers, counselors, lawmakers and parents are teaming up to reverse this disturbing trend. This program examines how adults in the Sacramento/Stockton area are literally going door-to-door to catch truants, threatening legal action against their parents, and providing second chances to kids who've already dropped out but want to return. D
1:30 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
2:00 pm 
In Search of Shakespeare  "A Time of Revolution"  Time of Revolution Host Michael Wood uses new evidence from spies reports, local archives and a coded prison diary to uncover the dark side of Shakespeare's world. He traces William's early days, his schooling, his father's shady business deals and the dark secret that ruined the family. Part 1 of 4G
3:00 pm 
Learning Science Through Inquiry  "Setting The Stage: Creating A Learning Community"  At the heart of inquiry teaching and learning is a positive environment that encourages and supports students on their learning paths. This program looks at what is needed for building that foundation and preparing your students for inquiry investigations.G
4:00 pm 
In Search of the Novel  "Who Am I In This Story?"  A reader can take on a number of roles in a novel: the protagonist, the narrator, the author, or another character. In this program, students and novelists examine the complex ways readers may identify with characters in a novel. D
5:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. D
5:30 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southwestern Suppers"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make authentic Beef enchiladas at home. then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Baked Beans. Chris uncovers the test kitchen's top freezer tricks, and finally, Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the best easy chicken tacos at home. D
6:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Shoulders and Butts"  Raichlen grills American, Caribbean and Balinese-style pork shoulder. He also prepares pit-roasted pork served with pickled onions and salsa.G
6:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Spain On My Mind"  Joanne shares with us her emotional connection to Spain. She begins by preparing Salmorejo, a cold tomato and bread soup she first discovered in Southern Spain, and then works with her student Joan to overcome his fear of cooking lamb by preparing a hearty lamb, white bean, and chorizo stew with a spicy infused olive oil drizzled over the top. Recipes: Salmorejo and Spanish Lamb Stew. D
7:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Front Porch Light; Splitting Firewood"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an electrician in Atlanta to install a front porch light. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger shares with Kevin a tip for efficiently splitting firewood. And Richard helps a homeowner who has hot water coming from his cold water faucet. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
8:00 pm 
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
8:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. D
9:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Southwestern Suppers"  Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make authentic Beef enchiladas at home. then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Baked Beans. Chris uncovers the test kitchen's top freezer tricks, and finally, Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the best easy chicken tacos at home. D
9:30 pm 
Tommy Tang's Easy Thai Cooking  "Full Moon Party/Samui Island"  Lemongrass Salad with Prawns and Grilled Tuna with Tamarind Sauce and Siamese Risotto are cooked up.G
10:00 pm 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Tacos Hola!"  We find Rick and his daughter, Lanie, at the Mexico City's colorful Sonora Market, an emporium of medicinal herbs and the best place in town to buy cazuelas, the beautifully rustic earthenware cooking and serving casseroles that define a whole class of stews and taco fillings. We tend to think of taquerias for their familiar grilled and griddled fillings, like carne asada. But, Rick explains, there's a whole world of stands and shops that have no grill at all and specialize in satisfyingly homey, slow-cooked fillings made in cazuelas with everything from stewed meat to richly flavorful vegetables. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "France's Alsace"  After village-hopping and wine-shopping along the Alsatian wine road, we savor the world-class cuisine and art of Colmar and visit the birthplace of Champagne.G
11:00 pm 
Theater Talk   We focus on the landmark revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire with our guests, actors Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker, the first African Americans to play Stanley and Blanche on Broadway. Joining them is the show's producer Stephen C. Byrd. Also on the program, comedy great Rob Bartlett, writer and regular on Imus in the Morning, and celebrated Broadway supporting player, who most recently triumphed as Mr. Twimble and Wally Womper in How to Succeed in Businees Without Really Trying. D
11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "How Belief Systems Work"  We like to think that we are rational, that what we believe is what is true. But we often believe because of our "belief systems"-"how we believe" may be more important than "what we believe.". D
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   Witness the results as students facing minor crimes are tried by a jury of their peers. Parents learn strategies to help prevent bullying. See how rotating workstations help students learn from each other. D
3:00 am 
In The Life  "Orgullo Latino"  Latinos are the fastest growing minority in the country. With growing political strength, buying power and cultural influence, Latinos are changing the landscape of the nation and forging a new American reality. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Latinos are no exception. D
3:30 am 
POV  "Last Train Home"  Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the Chinese New Year in the world's largest human migration. This film takes viewers on a heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life. They return to a family growing distant and a daughter longing to leave school for unskilled work.G
5:00 am 
POV  "Promised Land"  A decade-and-a-half after the inauguration of black majority rule in South Africa, less than 5 percent of land promised has been redistributed, and blacks remain expelled from land that was once theirs. Behind-the-scenes access to landless blacks, white landowners and beleagured government functionaries provides an insider's account of the social and human stakes in South Africa's struggle over land.G
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "Town of Runners"  Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future. D
7:30 am 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D
8:00 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
8:30 am 
Dialogue  "Idaho Wildlife Summit"  NULL
9:00 am 
In The Life  "Orgullo Latino"  Latinos are the fastest growing minority in the country. With growing political strength, buying power and cultural influence, Latinos are changing the landscape of the nation and forging a new American reality. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Latinos are no exception. D
9:30 am 
POV  "Last Train Home"  Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the Chinese New Year in the world's largest human migration. This film takes viewers on a heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life. They return to a family growing distant and a daughter longing to leave school for unskilled work.G
11:00 am 
POV  "Promised Land"  A decade-and-a-half after the inauguration of black majority rule in South Africa, less than 5 percent of land promised has been redistributed, and blacks remain expelled from land that was once theirs. Behind-the-scenes access to landless blacks, white landowners and beleagured government functionaries provides an insider's account of the social and human stakes in South Africa's struggle over land.G
12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Town of Runners"  Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future. D
1:30 pm 
Claiming The Title: Gay Olympics On Trial   In 1982, a San Francisco athletic group tries to hold a "Gay Olympics, " instigating what will ultimately become a battle at the U.S. Supreme Court and a challenge over the place of gays and lesbians in American Society. The Supreme Court is widely viewed as the country's chief defender of civil rights. D
2:00 pm 
Digital Doctors: The Future of Healthcare   The Future of Healthcare explores how doctors can virtually be present at your workplace, home, and even a shopping mall. See how technology is putting doctors and patients face to face through thousands of miles apart. Meet a Central Valley optometrist who's teaming up with an UC Berkeley researcher to prevent blindness in a rural town. D
2:30 pm 
State of the Re:Union  "Tuscon, Arizona"  One year after the shootings that killed six people and maimed 13 more in Tucson, Arizona, State of the Re:Union asked relatives of victims and those who bore witness to this horror to write a letter to their city, reflecting on Tucson one year after this tragedy occurred. D
3:30 pm 
City of Borders   In the heart of Jerusalem, people of all nationalities, religious affiliations, and sexual orientations gather and find peace in an unlikely place: a gay bar. D
4:30 pm 
POV  "Last Train Home"  Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the Chinese New Year in the world's largest human migration. This film takes viewers on a heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life. They return to a family growing distant and a daughter longing to leave school for unskilled work.G
6:00 pm 
POV  "Promised Land"  A decade-and-a-half after the inauguration of black majority rule in South Africa, less than 5 percent of land promised has been redistributed, and blacks remain expelled from land that was once theirs. Behind-the-scenes access to landless blacks, white landowners and beleagured government functionaries provides an insider's account of the social and human stakes in South Africa's struggle over land.G
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Town of Runners"  Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future. D
8:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Idaho Wildlife Summit"  NULL
9:00 pm 
POV  "Last Train Home"  Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the Chinese New Year in the world's largest human migration. This film takes viewers on a heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life. They return to a family growing distant and a daughter longing to leave school for unskilled work.G
10:30 pm 
POV  "Promised Land"  A decade-and-a-half after the inauguration of black majority rule in South Africa, less than 5 percent of land promised has been redistributed, and blacks remain expelled from land that was once theirs. Behind-the-scenes access to landless blacks, white landowners and beleagured government functionaries provides an insider's account of the social and human stakes in South Africa's struggle over land.G
11:30 pm 
Global Voices  "Town of Runners"  Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future. D
1:00 am 
Barney & Friends  "Little Red Rockin' Hood and the Whole Truth"  Little Red Rockin' Hood: Baby Bop is having a hard time finding a story she hasn't heard before. Barney and the little dinos decide to tell her an old story with a new twist! They tell the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" in a whole new way.by singing it! Educational theme: Accepting others, individual differences. D
1:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D
2:00 am 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Hands"  Toby is fitted with a brand new three chime whistle while his little bell is repaired. Toby finds this new whistle a bit daunting. So instead, Toby comes up with a plan. D
2:30 am 
Curious George  "Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness"  Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates? Maple Monkey Madness - George pours the last drop of maple syrup on his pancakes, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. D
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Rocco's Boat"  Elmo is playing with his doll, Baby David, in a large washtub. The doll is floating in a tube, and Zoe comes by and asks if Rocco, her pet rock, can swim too. Elmo reluctantly agrees. D
4:00 am 
Curious George  "Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness"  Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates? Maple Monkey Madness - George pours the last drop of maple syrup on his pancakes, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. D
4:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D
5:00 am 
Super Why! Around The World Adventure   Comprised of episodes #214 ("Around the World Adventure") and #206 ("Naila and the Magic Map"), this SUPER WHY! special takes the Super Readers around the world in back- to-back adventures. In the first half, with the help of their teacher, Wyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer and are wondering where she lives. The Super Readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer named Wobblebottom, who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. D
6:00 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Special Dad Day"  Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Covers Up/Carolina Picks A Lily"  Alice Covers Up - It's a pool party! Everyone is going, including Alice. until she becomes involved in a strange cover-up. Vocabulary: (E) (self)confiden(t)(ce), complexion, timid, outgoing, bashful (I) color, sort, brand, fair/fair-skinned, dye. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "D.W. Tale Spins/Prunella Gets It Twice"  What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? When Grandma Thora shows D.W. how to be an author of great stories without even knowing how to write, D.W. D
7:30 am 
WordGirl  "Bummertime/The Homerun King"  Bummertime - t's the last day of summer and Becky just wants to read her favorite book in the hammock and play outside with her friends . but Tobey and his latest robot creation, Chronos, are getting in the way. She has to figure out how to stop crime and still enjoy her last day of vacation. D
8:00 am 
Wild Kratts  "A Huge Orange Problem"  While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. D
8:30 am 
The Electric Company  "Bananas"  Annie's Uncle Sigmund needs The Electric Company's help to talk to an old friend who has come back to visit the neighborhood. D
9:00 am 
Cyberchase  "Father's Day"  It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan. D
9:30 am 
Sesame Street  "Rocco's Boat"  Elmo is playing with his doll, Baby David, in a large washtub. The doll is floating in a tube, and Zoe comes by and asks if Rocco, her pet rock, can swim too. Elmo reluctantly agrees. D
10:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford & The Beanstalk/Itchy Patch"  Clifford and the Beanstalk - Emily works hard to prepare for her audition for the lead in the school play, but loses the role to Jetta, who worries more about what she'll wear than about learning her lines. Emily steps in and plays the lead role at the last minute, and Jetta learns that it's hard work and preparation are what make you successful. Itchy Patch - Clifford is itching like crazy but tries hard to stop when he hears Emily say that she'll take him to the vet if he keeps it up. D
11:00 am 
Arthur  "Grandpa Dave's Memory Album/Buster's Carpool Catastrophe"  Grandpa Dave's Memory Album - Grandpa Dave is moving closer to the family and the kids are thrilled. But something isn't quite right; he's forgetting all sorts of things. Joan Rivers, reprising her role as Francine's grandmother, is on hand to help the kids understand that Grandpa Dave loves them just as much as he always has, even if he has trouble with his memory. D
11:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D
12:00 pm 
Curious George  "Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness"  Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates? Maple Monkey Madness - George pours the last drop of maple syrup on his pancakes, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. D
12:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D
1:00 pm 
Super Why! Around The World Adventure   Comprised of episodes #214 ("Around the World Adventure") and #206 ("Naila and the Magic Map"), this SUPER WHY! special takes the Super Readers around the world in back- to-back adventures. In the first half, with the help of their teacher, Wyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer and are wondering where she lives. The Super Readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer named Wobblebottom, who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. D
2:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Rocco's Boat"  Elmo is playing with his doll, Baby David, in a large washtub. The doll is floating in a tube, and Zoe comes by and asks if Rocco, her pet rock, can swim too. Elmo reluctantly agrees. D
3:00 pm 
Sid The Science Kid  "Sid's Special Dad Day"  Sid is excited to play soccer with his Dad outside--but he's not excited to lather up in sunblock, because it takes way too long to put on! At school, Sid and his friends discover that sunblock is a great way to protect your skin from the sun. And they also learn about the amazing ways the sun helps the Earth. D
3:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Superhero Sheep/Pirate Ship"  Superhero Sheep: Sheep becomes Word World's first superhero, saving the day with the letter "S"! Duck is eager to be her trusty sidekick, but Sheep repeatedly points out that "superheroes don't need help." But Sheep learns that everyone needs help sometimes when she gets stuck on top of Pig's barn and it's up to Duck to save her. Pirate Ship: While playing on the beach, Sheep, Duck and Shark find a message in a bottle. D
4:00 pm 
Caillou  "Caillou The Bookworm"  Caillou the Librarian - Caillou is excited about showing Rosie the ropes when they visit the library. During storytime Caillou imagines he's in the story, riding on a dolphin. Later he and Rosie argue over a book and accidentally tear it. D
4:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Little Red Rockin' Hood and the Whole Truth"  Little Red Rockin' Hood: Baby Bop is having a hard time finding a story she hasn't heard before. Barney and the little dinos decide to tell her an old story with a new twist! They tell the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" in a whole new way.by singing it! Educational theme: Accepting others, individual differences. D
5:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D
5:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Helping Hands"  Toby is fitted with a brand new three chime whistle while his little bell is repaired. Toby finds this new whistle a bit daunting. So instead, Toby comes up with a plan. D
6:00 pm 
Curious George  "Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness"  Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates? Maple Monkey Madness - George pours the last drop of maple syrup on his pancakes, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. D
6:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D
7:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "One Smart Cookie"  The Electric Company and Francine pretend to be the characters from the Casey Calloway book series in order to solve a mystery and win the title of Master Detective. D
7:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Wordbot/Mount Rush Here"  WORDBOT - In order to get back at WordGirl for destroying his robots, Tobey builds a robot replica of WordGirl named WordBot. When WordBot gets jealous and turns against Tobey, WordGirl and Tobey are forced to team-up in order to defeat WordBot. Vocabulary Words: Devoted, Backfire. D
8:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Huge Orange Problem"  While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. D
8:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Father's Day"  It's the annual Father's Day Parade in Tikiville, and Creech's father, Max (Matthew Broderick), is this year's Cyberdad of the Year. Max was once a schoolmate of Hacker's - and continually bested Hacker in all of their endeavors. Hacker has decided it's time to get even and this time he's got a really clever plan. D
9:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Ruff Bounces Back"  Ruff is under a lot of pressure. To his dismay, he's recently heard that schnauzers are the most intelligent breed of dogs. Meanwhile Chet has shredded his final term paper for obedience school. D
9:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford & The Beanstalk/Itchy Patch"  Clifford and the Beanstalk - Emily works hard to prepare for her audition for the lead in the school play, but loses the role to Jetta, who worries more about what she'll wear than about learning her lines. Emily steps in and plays the lead role at the last minute, and Jetta learns that it's hard work and preparation are what make you successful. Itchy Patch - Clifford is itching like crazy but tries hard to stop when he hears Emily say that she'll take him to the vet if he keeps it up. D
10:00 pm 
Arthur  "Grandpa Dave's Memory Album/Buster's Carpool Catastrophe"  Grandpa Dave's Memory Album - Grandpa Dave is moving closer to the family and the kids are thrilled. But something isn't quite right; he's forgetting all sorts of things. Joan Rivers, reprising her role as Francine's grandmother, is on hand to help the kids understand that Grandpa Dave loves them just as much as he always has, even if he has trouble with his memory. D
10:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Eyes on the Skies/Camp Truman"  Eyes on the Skies - Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson (Truman's #1 hero), is holding a seminar at the library. Truman becomes more and more certain that his activity partner T.D. is going to embarrass him in front of his idol. D
11:00 pm 
Curious George  "Feeling Antsy/Maple Monkey Madness"  Feeling Antsy - George loves starting the day off with a big breakfast, but more food lands on the floor than in his mouth. As George cleans up his mess, he spots an army of ants, something the Man with the Yellow Hat warned his messy monkey about. With some help from his friend Hundley, can a monkey and dog come up with a plan to get rid of the unwelcome houseguests or does George have hundreds of new roommates? Maple Monkey Madness - George pours the last drop of maple syrup on his pancakes, leaving the Man with the Yellow Hat with a dry stack of flapjacks. D
11:30 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Help with Kelp/Treetop Tom"  Help With Kelp - It's Fish's birthday and Nick and Sally want to get him a special present, but who can they ask for ideas? Cat's friend Gary the Garibaldi fish might have an idea! Off to the Briny Blue Sea where they meet a variety of creatures in a kelp forest who use the kelp for both food and protection. Back at home they make a picture of the kelp forest for Fish. It's the best present he could ever hope for! Treetop Tom - Nick and Sally are playing when their ball gets caught up high in the branches of a tree. D

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