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July 17, 2013
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12:00 pm 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 2. Looking at Literature"  The teachers in this video program talk about ways in which story affects their lives and the lives of their students. They move on to talk about selecting texts, considering age- and interest-appropriateness, text availability, and other issues. Classroom visits punctuate the discussion, showing practical ways to implement the suggestions the teachers discuss. D

1:00 pm 
French In Action  "Think Vacation I"  Robert and Mireille look at camping gear. Mireille rushes off to have lunch with Hubert and runs into the incorrigible Jean-Pierre. They talk about broken glass, spilled salt, and other superstitions.G

1:30 pm 
French In Action  "Think Vacation II"  Mireille tells Hubert she's won the lottery. Hubert strongly disapproves although he has been known to play the horses. And Aunt Georgette tells about the one that got away.G

2:00 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "Pressures from Within"  War of 1812 magnifies need for internal improvements and stronger national government. Distinct patterns of American growth and expansion: areas of fur trading, plantations, and farms. Monroe elected president; "Era of Good Feelings." War with Indians and economic depression of 1819. The Missouri Compromise temporarily resolves sectional differences; Monroe Doctrine asserts U.S. preeminence in hemisphere.G

2:30 pm 
Unfinished Nation  "He Brought The People with Him"  The controversial presidency of John Quincy Adams. Changing party politics ushers in "Age of Jackson." Struggles between the establishment and the Washington outsider. South Carolina's Nullification challenge, and Jackson's response.G

3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Contemporary History"  The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period -- and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events. D

3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Redemptive Imagination"  Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson (Middle Passage), Arthur Golden (Memoirs of a Geisha), and Esmeralda Santiago (America's Dream) join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. D

4:00 pm 
SciGirls  "Star Power"  SciGirls Avianna and Miranda help cut light pollution in their neighborhood. D

4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Businesses Going Green"  Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. Meet two college grads who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up. D

5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "The Great Compromise"  The Electric Company and the Pranksters have to work together to preserve their ability to use their special powers in the neighborhood. D

5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Secrets of Symmetria"  (topic: Symmetry) - In his passion for symmetry, Dr. Marbles has created Symmetria, a harmonious cyberplace where everything is made symmetrical by a symmetrizer. Hacker steals the machine and reprograms it so that he can undo symmetry. The kids must master the properties of symmetry before Hacker destroys beauty, balance and harmony throughout all of cyberspace! The Big Idea: Symmetries are patterns you can find hidden within many objects that create balance, order, and a pleasing regularity in the world around us. D

6:00 pm 
It's Sew Easy  "Insider Tips"  NULL

6:30 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Spring Blossoms"  Bring a touch of spring into your home to enjoy all year long. Blossoms of tulips, primroses and narcissi, can be painted using delicate hues or bright jewel tones the choice is yours. Paint the same subject several times for gift giving by creating and customizing accent colors to meet your friends' tastes. D

7:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Simply Elegant"  NULL

7:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Grains"  By now we all know that eating whole grains is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, and supermarket shelves are stocked with a greater variety than ever before. Martha provides an overview of the most popular grains, including quinoa and bulgur wheat, and teaches different cooking methods. Be inspired to prepare her recipes - which can be tossed together in no time - for breakfast, lunch or dinner. D

8:00 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Toilet/Patching A Lawn with Grass Seed"  Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to Cheyenne, Wyoming, to help a homeowner install a toilet. Then, Richard, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, host Kevin O'Connor and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom shares a viewer tip about driving eye screws. Roger and Kevin patch a lawn with grass seed. D

8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "West Turkey"  Rick visits the ancient sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias, meanders up the Meander River, eats Turkish pizza and discovers a blend of ancient and modern cultures.G

9:00 pm 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Nova Scotia & Newfoundland"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Chicago: Chicago's Italian Beef Sandwich"  NULL

10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Grilling"  Bridget shows Chris how to make Grilled Thin-Cut Pork Chops and Grilled Potato Hobo Packs. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for grill tongs. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's top new gadgets, and finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to Grilled Lemon Chicken. D

10:30 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Wild Mushroom Lasagna & Grilled Pepper Salad"  Joanne unlocks the mystery of preparing lasagna using dry pasta for her student Aggie, and gives a hands-on lesson on grilling peppers over the gas stove. Recipes: (1) LASAGNE WITH WILD MUSHROOMS, LEEKS, AND GORGONZOLA, (2) GRILLED SALAD WITH PEPPERS, OLIVES, AND CAPERBERRIES. Student: Aggie Gettys - Music Industry Promoter. D

11:00 pm 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tomatillos"  Meet the tomatillo - this small, plump, green fruit was a favorite of the Aztecs and stars in any number of Mexican dishes today. Its tart flavor is worlds apart from the taste of tomatoes, but is just as juicy and unforgettable. In this episode, Pati will show you where to find tomatillos, how to cook with them and offers tips and tricks for creating amazing dishes. D

11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "West Turkey"  Rick visits the ancient sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias, meanders up the Meander River, eats Turkish pizza and discovers a blend of ancient and modern cultures.G

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