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August 17, 2008
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11:00 am 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Are illegal immigrants returning home because of stricter enforcement or the economy? The high cost of immigrant illiteracy. States debate in-state tuition for children of illegal immigrants. Panelists: Del. D
11:30 am 
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
12:00 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Poppy Fields"  Donna creates a field of red and orange poppies that spill off the canvas and onto the matting and frame. Then she decorates a table runner with appliqu� and color.G
12:30 pm 
America Sews with Sue Hausmann  "Fabulous Felting and Punching"  Guest Carol Ingram demonstrates tips for easy needle felting, punching and embellishment.G
1:00 pm 
Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting  "Bandanna Beauty Quilt"  Marianne and Liz provide tips for creating a large, symmetrical central appliqu� block and demonstrate hand embroidery.G
1:30 pm 
Hometime  "Betsy-Tacy House - Interior Demolition"  The HOMETIME crew returns to the home that was the setting for the "Betsy-Tacy" children's novels to gut the interior and repair the framing.G
2:00 pm 
The New Yankee Workshop  "Painted Cupboard"  Norm recreates a cupboard he found in a Delaware museum. He copies the unusual arch on the top door and the pinched cornice that towers above the case.G
2:30 pm 
This Old House  "New Orleans Project, Part 4"  Norm Abram and Kevin O'Connor take a ferry across the Mississippi River to see how the 1990 THIS OLD HOUSE project held up during Hurricane Katrina. The plumbing, heating and cooling plans move forward. Meanwhile, Norm and Kevin lend a hand at volunteer building efforts in the city.G
3:00 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
3:30 pm 
The Victory Garden  "Scotland's House of Pitmuies"  The mistress of the house gives correspondent Adrian Bloom a tour of the many gardens on the property - traditional, formal, wild and naturalized. Chef Marian Morash samples a local speciality.G
4:00 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Herbs"  This episode concentrates on colorful herb borders, balcony planters and a visit to an herb garden. Cooking tips include an herbed pasta that can be prepared grillside.G
4:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Mark Kurlansky"  Host Marcia Franklin talks with National Book Award Winner Mark Kurlansky about his many and varied works, including "The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell," "Salt: A History," "Cod," and "1968: The Year That Rocked the World."G
5:00 pm 
Monarch of the Glen   A German World War II fighter plane is discovered in Glenbogle Loch and the Ministry of Defense arrives in force, including Paul's old army officer. Jess enters a karaoke competition with Ewan. Molly collapses after an afternoon bicycle ride.G
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "MiGs"  Cuttlefish are shape-shifting creatures that can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and kill with lightning-fast speed. Changing color as well as shape, they blend into any background.G
7:00 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
8:00 pm 
Nature  "Wisdom of the Wild"  This film illustrates some of the ways in which animals help teach, heal and strengthen people in body, mind and spirit.G
9:00 pm 
Masterpiece Mystery!  "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Series VII - Know Thine Enemy"  His reputation restored, Lynley and Havers try to solve the murder of one schoolgirl and the disappearance of another. This psychological chiller pushes the detectives' friendship to the brink and leaves one of them questioning a critical judgment call in this final television mystery premiere for the duo.G
10:30 pm 
American Horizons: The Photographs of Art Sinsabaugh   The photographer's Midwest landscapes, captured between 1960 and 1963, offer a new view of both subject matter and format. Sinsabaugh uses a 12-by-20-inch camera for the panoramic photographs of rural and suburban spaces.G
11:00 pm 
Doc Martin  "Gentlemen Prefer"  Martin decides to give the village another chance, then arrives at work to find the waiting room full of people dropping in for tea and biscuits served by Elaine, whom he fires. The town reacts by shunning him.G
11:01 am 
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 am 
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
12:01 pm 
Making Civics Real: A Workshop for Teachers  "Workshop 1. Freedom of Religion"  Ninth-grade civics teacher Kristen Borges involves her students at Southwest High School in Minnesota in a simulation of a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on a First Amendment case. Students assume the roles of Supreme Court justices, attorneys for the school district, and attorneys for the families. D
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Competing Ideologies"  Wendell Brooks is a teacher at the diverse Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California. Mr. Brooks' ninth–grade history class focuses on a variety of political ideologies present during the period of World War I. His class includes lively discussion on capitalism, communism, totalitarianism, and Nazism, as portrayed by leaders such as Hitler and Mussolini. In his lesson, Mr. Brooks incorporates a Socratic discussion into his lesson, as well as group activities and presentations. D
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
11:00 am 
Latin View  "Latino Political Landscape"  As the nation's fastest-growing minority group, U.S. Hispanics made a critical difference in the 2006 mid-term elections. Sherri and her guests examine the growing political clout of the Latino electorate and the increasing success of Hispanic candidates, with an eye towards the 2008 election. D
11:30 am 
La Plaza - Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One  "Ricardo Chavira"  Chicano actor Ricardo Chavira is best known for playing Carlos Solis on ABC's hit show Desperate Housewives. He has also appeared in numerous television and theatrical productions, including 24 and Monk as well as Jack and Jill at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Chavira talks about growing up Latino, the death of his mother when he was only a teenager, and his work with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. D
12:00 pm 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack   What are the most important, simple steps you can take to secure your financial future? Consuelo Mack WealthTrack gathers three of the top financial planning experts in the country to find out: long time The Wall Street Journal columnist Jonathan Clements, now at Citigroup; Kiplinger's Personal Finance "Ask Kim" columnist Kim Lankford; and one of Worth magazine's top 100 Wealth Advisors, RegentAtlantic Capital's Christopher Cordarro. Guests: Jonathan Clements, Director of Financial Education, myFi, Citigroup; Chris Cordaro, Financial Planner, RegentAtlantic Capital; Kim Lankford, Author, Ask Kim for Money Smart Solutions, "Ask Kim" Columnist, Kiplinger's Personal Finance. D
12:30 pm 
1:00 pm 
Nature  "The Dolphin Defender"  For more than 25 years, filmmaker Hardy Jones has been on the trail of the world's dolphins to gather everything he could learn about them in the wild. This is the story of his personal journey into the world of dolphins and the sometimes dangerous waters into which they have led him.G
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

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