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August 17, 2008
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1:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Economic Dilemmas and Solutions"  Steven Page is a 12th–grade economics teacher at Vivian Gaither Senior High School in Tampa, Florida. In this lesson, students review and interpret the government. D
2:01 pm 
Rural Communities: Legacy & Change  "Basics"  The quality of everyday life depends on public services and community maintenance. Taken forngranted in modern society, these services become expensive for the sparse population base ofnrural areas.n. D
3:01 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Strength to Overcome"  South Africa: This Land Is My Land. D
3:29 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Developing Countries"  Cote d. D
4:01 pm 
World of Abnormal Psychology, The  "Mood Disorders"  Depression is one of the most common psychological problems. In this program, psychologistsnand biologists look at the causes and treatment of both depression and bipolar disorder and shownthe progress that has been made in helping people return to productive and satisfying lives.n. D
5:00 pm 
Made In Spain  "A Pilgrim's Progress In Food"  From his home region of Asturias in northern Spain, Andres showcases its cheeses, making a sweet and sour salad of cheese and tomatoes with a honey and vinegar dressing.G
5:30 pm 
Everyday Food  "Food for a Crowd"  Lucinda creates a festive taco bar, featuring shredded pork. Sarah uses phyllo dough to wrap a ground-beef pie. Emma prepares mango guacamole and fresh plumb tomato salsa.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Great Hill Towns"  Rick tours San Gimignano's medieval towers and Cortona's charming lanes and takes in Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas.G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Zambia Bush Adventure"  Joseph flies into the bush for astonishing wildlife and cultural encounters with the animals and people of Zambia's Luangwa Valley. D
7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Someone's in the Kitchen"  Smith shares garden fresh recipes for each season as he talks with chefs about how to bring garden bounty to the table.G
7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Building A Soccer Goal/Constructing A Sandbox"  Richard Trethewey shows how to build a soccer goal using PVC plumbing pipes. Tom Silva demonstrates how to make a pair of stilts out of wood.G
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Walls, Floors & In-Between (Attic Makeover, Part 3)"  The attic starts to look exciting when Eric Christensen installs a new flooring system and Travis Walker installs custom cabinetry, while Vicki and Sloan shop for exercise equipment and monogram towels to create a special spa setting. D
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Sun"  Topics include: plants that can bake in the sun, cooking with sunchokes, the history of sundials and using the sun to photograph favorite plants.G
9:00 pm 
Beads, Baubles and Jewels  "Clay"  First up Linda Peterson our clay expert, joins us for basic and not so basic clay techniques. Then Katie Hacker features the daisy chain stitch on her beading lesson. Next it's a fascinating look at colorizing clay with pigments, stamps and foil from Tammy Honaman. D
9:30 pm 
Scheewe Art Workshop  "Blue Pail with Flowers"  NULL
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Beef and Beer Stew"  Known as carbonnade, this Belgian beef stew is made with dark beer. Kitchen experts include egg noodles and acorn squash to create a hearty meal.G
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "The Goose of It"  Lidia showcases the flavors of Istria: roasted goose with mlinzi and a frittata with asparagus and scallions.G
11:01 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 13. Genetically Modified Organisms"  While genetic modification of organisms has occurred for millennia, we now have the tools to insert specific genes from one organism into cells of unrelated species. This session illustrates the processes used and how such genetically transformed organisms are increasingly common in agriculture, industry, and medicine, and introduces the ethical considerations of GMO research. D
11:29 pm 
Unseen Life On Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology  "Genetic Transfer"  Microbial populations achieve genetic diversity through horizontal gene transfer. Bacteria mayn transfer genes from one to another by conjugation, transformation, or transduction. Scientists oftenn exploit these processes through recombinant DNA. D
2:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Fire Station, Face Artifact, Pop Lloyd's Baseball"  The investigators begin the series in Morristown, New Jersey, where President Ulysses S. Grant is said to have stopped at a fire station on the day of America's Centennial. In nearby Mantoloking, Mrs. Betsy Colie seeks to learn if the rock with an etched face she found on a beach is an artifact left behind by Native Americans.G
3:00 pm 
History Detectives  "Bonnie & Clyde, Al Ringling Theater, Sears Home"  A Wisconsin woman seeks to learn if the bullets she owns are those responsible for the deaths of outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.G
4:00 pm 
Catherine the Great  "Part 1"  Filmed in Russia amid its palaces and cathedral, this documentary uses recently released memoirs and correspondence to provide an intimate, previously unseen view of the enigmatic monarch. She is an early feminist, prolific writer and fabled sexual enthusiast who uses charm, cunning and diplomacy to become Russia's most powerful ruler. Part 1 of 2G
5:00 pm 
NOW on PBS  "The U.S.-Mexico Border Fence"  In 2006, Congress authorized the Secure Fence Act, a multi-billion dollar plan to build hundreds of miles of fencing along the southern border of the United States to stem the flow of undocumented immigrants and provide security from potential terrorism. But what was built to fight illegal immigration has turned into a nightmare for many Americans living along the U.S.-Mexico border. D
5:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group  "Internet Campaigning: How Did Obama Get The Edge?"  Chrystia Freeland, The Financial Times; Pat Buchanan, MSNBC; Monica Crowley, Syndicated Radio Commentator; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D
6:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal  "Us Imperial Presidency"  Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. D
7:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Flute Player/50/Fifty"  Arn Chorn-Pond's family was slaughtered by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, along with 90 percent of Cambodia's musicians and artists. Now living in the U.S., Arn is attempting to transcend the terrors of "Pol Pot time" by rescuing traditional Cambodian music from extinction. D
8:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
9:00 pm 
NOW on PBS  "The U.S.-Mexico Border Fence"  In 2006, Congress authorized the Secure Fence Act, a multi-billion dollar plan to build hundreds of miles of fencing along the southern border of the United States to stem the flow of undocumented immigrants and provide security from potential terrorism. But what was built to fight illegal immigration has turned into a nightmare for many Americans living along the U.S.-Mexico border. D
9:30 pm 
McLaughlin Group  "Internet Campaigning: How Did Obama Get The Edge?"  Chrystia Freeland, The Financial Times; Pat Buchanan, MSNBC; Monica Crowley, Syndicated Radio Commentator; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D
10:00 pm 
Bill Moyers Journal  "Us Imperial Presidency"  Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. D
11:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Flute Player/50/Fifty"  Arn Chorn-Pond's family was slaughtered by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, along with 90 percent of Cambodia's musicians and artists. Now living in the U.S., Arn is attempting to transcend the terrors of "Pol Pot time" by rescuing traditional Cambodian music from extinction. D
1:30 pm 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Clifford's Carnival/Clifford's Doggy Reunion"  Clifford's Carnival - Everyone, including Clifford, knows to work as a team to put on this year's Fall Carnival. Jetta sees herself as a boss rather than a team player but soon learns the importance of being a team player. Clifford's Doggy Reunion - Clifford and Emily are excited - Cousin Laura and her dog Rex are coming to visit! They haven't seen each other since Clifford was a little puppy! When they arrive, Emily and Clifford find Laura and Rex are different than they remember them. D
2:00 pm 
Super Why!  "Jack and the Beanstalk"  Baby Joy, Whyatt's little sister, is having a GIANT-sized tantrum, and nothing will calm her down! The Super Readers use their literacy powers to venture up Jack's Beanstalk and meet a real giant, who's acting like a big baby. Whyatt learns about the soothing power of music from his big brother Jack, and the Super Readers save the day.G
2:30 pm 
Dragon Tales  "Sky Soccer/Making It Fun"  Sky Soccer - Today is the day for the Sky Soccer team tryouts in Dragon Land! Ord really wants to be on the team, but he's never played before. As Ord attempts the drills, he repeatedly misses the ball and uses the wrong parts of his body to touch the ball. Ord decides that sky soccer is just too hard. D
3:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Firefly Show"  It's dusk and Telly and Baby Bear come running in carrying a net and a jar. They explain to Chris that they are catching fireflies! Chris hasn't seen any, but wishes them luck in finding one. Suddenly, Baby Bear and Telly spot a firefly. D
4:00 pm 
It's A Big Big World  "Burdette Queen Ant/One Monkey Too Many"  Burdette decides to be the Queen of the World Tree. Wartz wants to be a monkey instead of a frog.G
4:30 pm 
WordWorld  "Pig's Present/Tick Tock Space Clock"  Pig's Present: It's Pig's birthday and his nephews, the Three Little Pigs, are making him a secret present. Although Pig promises not to peek, his curiosity about his present gets the better of him and wreaks havoc all over WordWorld. Will Pig ever learn to be patient? Tick Tock Space Clock: When a mysterious rocket lands in Word World, Duck pledges to help a robot track down a very important clock. D
5:00 pm 
Caillou  "Lost and Found"  A day of new discoveries! Caillou loses his voice, finds a frog in his throat, and finds other neat ways to communicate, until the frog goes away. Later on, Caillou is missing one of his favorite socks. He searches the house, and accidentally locks himself in the basement. D
5:30 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Gift of the Dinos and a Visit to Santa"  Gift of the Dinos: It's Christmas and BJ dreams of getting a new baseball glove to go with his baseball, while Riff hopes for new drumsticks to use his drum. Barney reminds them that Christmas is more than just getting gifts and helps them learn the meaning of Christmas. Educational theme: Giving. D
6:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Pumpkin Face"  The Teletubbies watch Alex make a pumpkin head. A pumpkin appears in Teletubbyland. Laa-Laa and Dipsy are very impressed with the pumpkin until it wears Dipsy's hat. The Teletubbies dance the round and round dance.G
6:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "World of Legs"  Zoboo spies a larva and wonders what kind of legs this animal will have once it grows. When the larva finally transforms into a salamander, its legs are like nothing Zoboo imagined they would be!G
7:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "Making Bread & Cheesybreadville"  After Theo Lion's failed attempt at making bread, a video and a book come to the rescue. Another bread-baking disaster in the kitchen creates a tasty new treat. D
7:30 pm 
Reading Rainbow  "June 29, 1999"  LeVar tells a series of stories, asking if they are fact or fiction. There is a small panel of children who give their opinions about the validity of each story. One of the stories is about UFO's in which real accounts of sightings are told.G
8:00 pm 
Curious George  "Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep"  George uses recycled materials to builds a periscope and goes undercover to solve a mystery.G
8:30 pm 
WordGirl  "The Masked Meat Marauder/Sandwich World"  The Masked Meat Marauder - While the Botsfords and the Mings go head to head in a charity car wash, the Butcher battles his new rival--the Masked Meat Marauder. Can this town handle two meat-flinging villains or will WordGirl have to send one of them packing? Sandwich World - Chuck is fed up with living at home in his mom's basement. So he builds an evil lair, Sandwich World! Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face escape Chuck's crazy sandwich theme park? And will Chuck be strong enough to avoid getting homesick?. D
9:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "The Pen-Pal"  For school, Miguel is assigned an electronic pen-pal from Puerto Rico. When they start corresponding, Miguel thinks his pen-pal, Roman, has a much more glamorous life than he does. So, with a little prompting from Paco, Miguel slowly starts embellishing the details of his life. D
9:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "When Penguins Fly"  Penguins can't fly - or can they? In Cyberspace, on one special night each year, the penguins of Penguia take flight to deliver gifts to young borgs across the virtual universe. For the first time ever, the CyberSquad's friend Fluff is participating, and invites his pals Matt, Jackie, Inez and Digit to join him in the impressive Penguin March. They head to the Ice Palace, where the gifts are made and where magic snowflakes are sprinkled on the penguins so they can fly. D
10:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Send in the Clowns"  Ruff plans on getting back at the Great Spotinsky, the now famous circus dog responsible for cheating Ruff out of his dream job. Ruff sends Brian out to the big top to get some circus pointers, and another team sets out to design a water balloon launcher: the Ultimate Weapon of Revenge!. D
10:30 pm 
Arthur  "Big Brother Binky, Part I/Big Brother Binky, Part II"  When Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China, he worries about how his life will change.G
11:00 pm 
WordGirl  "The Masked Meat Marauder/Sandwich World"  The Masked Meat Marauder - While the Botsfords and the Mings go head to head in a charity car wash, the Butcher battles his new rival--the Masked Meat Marauder. Can this town handle two meat-flinging villains or will WordGirl have to send one of them packing? Sandwich World - Chuck is fed up with living at home in his mom's basement. So he builds an evil lair, Sandwich World! Will WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face escape Chuck's crazy sandwich theme park? And will Chuck be strong enough to avoid getting homesick?. D
11:30 pm 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Graham Cracker Factory"  Mister Rogers learns how people make graham crackers. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday XIII and Queen Sara return, and Prince Tuesday says goodbye to his "night and day caregiver."G

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