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September 17, 2013
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12:30 am 
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1:00 am 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Africa"  Float above a cape gannet colony then arrow-dive with these birds among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Specialized cameras also soar with fish eagles, flamingos, kelp gulls and vultures providing fresh views of the most animal-packed continent.G
2:00 am 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Flying Free"  The guiding spirit behind this program and the subject of this episode's "Frontiers Profile," Paul MacCready became famous when, at the age of 50, he built the first human -powered airplane. In the 25 years since, he has gone on to build even more amazing machines. Alan Alda helps to test the latest creations of engineers at Aerovironment, the company MacCready founded. D
3:00 am 
NASA Sci Files  "The Case of the Radical Ride"  The treehouse detectives' latest project on alternative forms of transportation takes on new relevance when they get stuck in traffic. Join the crew as they learn about energy, composite materials and technology in their quest for hassle-free traveling.G
4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vectors"  Physics must explain not only why and how much, but also where and which way. D
4:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Booms and Busts"  America's roller-coaster economy is examined in light of the economic theories of Marx, Schumpeter, Keynes, and Say. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "Review/The Emergency"  Kevin meets Rebecca at the Boston airport to tell her their father's heart attack was very serious. This includes a review of the storyline so far.G
6:00 am 
Power Yoga: Mind and Body  "Twists/Spine"  With Marichyasana C, Crescent / Anjanyasana, Jathara Parivartanasana, and others. D
6:30 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
7:00 am 
Arthur  "The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot"  The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie! D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Curious George's Home for Pigeons/Out of Order"  Curious George's Home for Pigeons - Compass may be a homing pigeon but sometimes he has trouble finding his way home. Out of Order - When George sees a very nice lady leaving packages behind everywhere she goes, he figures she must be very forgetful.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "Thumbelina"  Where is Pig's beloved stuffed hippo? He's looked high and low but Henry Hippo is nowhere to be found! The Super Readers shrink down to the size of ants and join teeny tiny Thumbelina on her GREAT BIG adventure to find her missing brother. They assist Thumbelina in her mission and Pig gets a helping hand along the way. Educational Objectives: To learn that you don't have to do things alone, explore the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Good Mom/Hornucopia"  The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond. Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Don't Get Push"  Telly, Baby Bear, and Rosita are playing school, and Telly is the teacher! He asks someone to come up to the board and write the letter of the day, the letter "T." Very excited, Rosita pushes Baby Bear as she makes her way to the blackboard. Telly explains that it was not okay for her to push Baby Bear. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Sleepover/Backyard Camping"  Daniel's Sleepover - Daniel and his parents go to Prince Wednesday's castle for a family sleepover. When Daniel and Prince Wednesday go through their bedtime routines together, Daniel realizes how different it is sleeping at Prince Wednesday's castle. As bedtime nears, Daniel and Prince Wednesday notice some things that are just a little bit scary. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "Clean Air!"  Sid the roving reporter is investigating something strange in his backyard--his Dad is wearing a mask while painting. Sid discovers that his Dad is protecting his face so he doesn't breathe in the dirty fumes. At school, Sid and his friends discover that people and animals on Earth need to breathe clean air, and when we pollute the air around us, it affects the air that everyone breathes. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Welcome Home, Duck/The Lost Letter L"  Welcome Home, Duck - Frog, excited about Duck's return from a long vacation, makes a "Welcome Home" banner to hang over Duck's nest. Problem is, the dock connecting Frog's log to Duck's nest has broken, so Frog has to find another way across. Frog tries building a SOCK and a BLOCK to replace the dock, but it's not until he builds a ROCK that he can land on, halfway across the pond, that he's able to get across the water to duck's nest. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Surprise Caillou!"  Butterfly Surprise: Caillou is disappointed to learn his class trip to the fire station is cancelled.and they're going to a butterfly conservatory instead. Caillou thinks butterflies are boring. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Pistachio and Full Team Ahead"  Pistachio: Barney is snacking on pistachios.and just can't seem to stop! His young friends try to help by hiding them from Barney. When that doesn't work, they tell him a story to help him stop eating pistachios. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Being Happy with Me"  Being Percy - Percy is impressed when he sees that all the engines make way for Gordon when he enters Brendham Docks. Percy thinks the engines never listen to him nor make way for him on the tracks. Percy decides that he is going to be more like Gordon so he starts to imitate him. D
2:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Mars"  Mars is more like Earth than any other planet in the solar system. Known as the Red Planet, Mars has fascinated humans with its red soil, ancient rivers and hints of ancient life. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Todd Barber, Lead Propulsion Engineer, and Matthew Heverly, Mobility Systems Engineer, answer students' questions about Mars.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Friends Or Aunts"  Annie Scrambler and her aunt go head-to-head with Lisa and Hector on a semi-popular game show. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Princess Triana & The Ogre of Castlebum/Heat Wave, Crime Wave"  Princess Triana & the Ogre of Castlebum - WordGirl does battle with Tobey, who is determined to steal a copy of the newest sequel to everyone's favorite book series so he can read it before everyone else. Heat Wave, Crime Wave - On the hottest day of the summer, GrannyMay uses her air-conditioned jetpack/suit of armor to go on a crime spree - and WG and CHF just might be too darn hot to stop her. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Raptor Roundup"  Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild!. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Less Than Zero"  The Leaders of Cyberspace have gathered to discuss Hacker's increasing influence, when they are suddenly interrupted by Hacker. Buzz and Delete, Hacker's henchmen, hide the leaders including Dr. Marbles, in the building and its' up to the kids to rescue them. Before long, the kids discover that they can only move between the building's levels by scaling its outside walls! So the kids turn the building into a giant ruler in order to keep track of the floors. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Feeling Sheepish Ruff?"  Ruff sends two FETCHers to learn to herd sheep, and two more to Utah where they learn about bighorn sheep and their habitat. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, investors are focused on tomorrow's Fed meeting and many expect the central bank to start cutting back on stimulus. Find out how that could impact your investments. And, five years after the crisis, is the mortgage market any safe now than it was then?. D
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
In Performance at the White House  "Fiesta Latina"  This edition of the intermittent series showcases a celebration of Hispanic heritage with President and Mrs. Obama and features musical performances by Gloria Estefan, Jose Feliciano and Sheila E.G
8:00 pm 
Latino Americans  "Foreigners In Their Own Land"  The first hour covers the history of Latinos from 1565-1880 as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, and as the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories by 1848. In the second hour see how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s as Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York. Parts 1 and 2 of 6G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "Egypt In Crisis"  It took 80 years to rise to power, but now, after only 12 months, the Muslim Brotherhood has been ousted by its longtime foe - the Egyptian military. Veteran Middle East correspondents Martin Smith and Charles Sennott examine the rise and rapid fall of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
12:30 am 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Taiwan Lantern Festival"  Joseph, a winner of the 2013 Taiwan Tourism Festival Awards, deepens his understanding of Taiwan and its people by criss-crossing the island during the Taiwan Lantern Festival. A celebration of light, culture and tradition, the festival is a Chinese holiday more than 2, 000 years old. Joseph discovers that while the Taiwan Lantern Festival has its electric side, it also values the human touch. D
1:00 am 
How to Travel The World for Free  "Everything Is Different"  Michael Wigge sets off in Germany without any money. His travel companions along the way are socialists, freegans and the eccentric millionaire Harold. Working on a container ship, Wigge crosses the Atlantic Ocean free of charge. D
1:30 am 
Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge  "Bolivia: The Altiplano"  Bolivia's high plain is a land lost in time, rugged, remote and more lunar than earthly in appearance. Wolfe records the world's largest salt flat, an island of golden cactus, scarlet-tinted lakes, twin volcanoes and surreal skies.G
2:00 am 
Is School Enough?   This program examines a new frontier that could reshape education --- the importance of breaking out of the classroom and connecting students into the wider world. This new educational approach encourages young people to make a difference by learning from what they care about most. As one expert puts it, there's a new understanding that school should not just be preparation for life --- but "life itself. D
3:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G
3:30 am 
MotorWeek   Road Tests: 2013 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, Full Size Sedan Challenge. D
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Telly Gets Jealous"  Telly and Baby Bear are outside playing with their pets. Telly tries to get his hamster, Chuckie Sue, to make squeaky noises, eat out of his hand, run on her wheel, and play a shapes and colors game, but Chuckie Sue does not do any of those things. Telly becomes upset when he sees that Baby Bear's pet, Ralphie, can speak Spanish, make squeaky noises like a hamster, make his own snack, count, AND knows his shapes. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "The Class Votes/The Neighborhood Votes"  The Class Votes - At school, Daniel and his classmates get to choose their new class pet! Teacher Harriet explains that they can either get a bunny or a turtle. The kids learn what it means to 'vote' and that sometimes it doesn't always turn out your way. Luckily, ALL of the kids find something to love about their new pet, 'Snowball'! The Neighborhood Votes - The Tiger family is going to Clock Factory Park today to hear a big announcement from King Friday. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Que Pasa, Martha/TD Is Talking Dog"  Que Pasa, Martha - Senor Craig expects everyone to present an oral report in Spanish, and Alice is a nervous wreck! With the help of Martha and some Mexican alphabet soup, she aces her presentation, but did she actually deserve her grade? Vocabulary: (E) recite(d), memoriz(ed)(ation), bilingual, pronouc(e) (iation), articulate (I) speech, oral, aloud, voice, remember. TD Is Talking Dog - Inspired by an old Tarzan-style movie, TD decides to learn animal languages and become an animal linguist. Under Martha's tutelage, he begins his lessons. D
6:00 am 
Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation  "Africa"  Float above a cape gannet colony then arrow-dive with these birds among sharks, dolphins, whales and the great sardine run. Specialized cameras also soar with fish eagles, flamingos, kelp gulls and vultures providing fresh views of the most animal-packed continent.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Iran:Tehran and Side Trips"  Rick visits Tehran and a small village for a look at some of civilization's important historical sites and a sense of Iran's 21st-century culture.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Mexico City and Ixtapa"  Mexico City, the world's largest metropolis, is modern, crowded, cosmopolitan, and steeped in tradition. Rudy begins with Mexico's ancient roots just outside the city at pre-Aztec Teotihuacan. The superb National Museum of Anthropology provides more insights into ancient Mexico. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Ancient Secrets of the Galapagos"  The third and final episode in the Galapagos Islands features some of the "newer" islands, which are "only" a few hundred thousand years old. There are plenty of interesting creatures in the waters around these islands, like marine iguanas - the only known iguanas that swim in salt water and can stay underwater for more than an hour - and the Flightless Cormorant - a bird that uses its stubby wings to swim rather than fly. On Isabela Island, the crew visits Darwin's Lake - a saltwater lake - to study flower color and pollination and spends some time in Zodiac boats finding penguins endemic to the islands. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Real Neapolitan Pizza/La Verace Pizza Napoletana"  Pizza was invented in Naples, and Pizzaola Gennaro Nasti proves it when he invites Mary Ann to help him stoke his wood-fired oven at Venda Bar in Providence, Rhode Island to create absolute authentic Neapolitan pizzas like Pizza Margherita Classico, Pizza Margherita Moderna, Pizza Napolitana Marinara and his very own Pizza allo Genaro Nasti. D
9:00 am 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "Blue Ridge, A Crucible of Life"  Home to several unique plant species that exist nowhere else in the wild, the Southern Blue Ridge Escarpment is a haven for biodiversity. Waterfalls are aplenty in this region as well, with water playing a major role in the biome's very existence. However, the Southern Blue Ridge Escarpment is undergoing changes to its habitat, some of which involve water, that forebode major transformations to come. Follow along as Patrick pays a visit to one of nature's most remarkable melting pots in a region that truly is a crucible of life.G
9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Tacos, Tacos, Tacos"  This episode explores three very different, very authentic and very simple twists on Mexican tacos, one of Mexico's most iconic foods. Bricklayer-Style Beef Tacos; Lime-Rubbed Chicken Tacos with Corn Guacamole; Adobo Fish Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Pork Chops and Lentil Salad"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect Red Wine-Braised Pork Chops. Next, host Christopher Kimball reveals the test kitchen's best tips for storing, chopping and handling fresh herbs. Then, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of braising. D
10:30 am 
GardenSMART   The "real gold coast" is Long Island's nickname. The fantastic homes here have some amazing gardens. Join us as GardenSMART mines the golden Long Island gardens. D
11:00 am 
Infinity Hall Live  "Rubblebucket"  It is clear from a single listen that Rubblebucket is not your ordinary indie band. Their unbridled sound is a collage of jazzy horns, rich drums, funky electric and rock elements all combined to form their own genre-bending style. As front woman and vocalist Kalmia Traver describes it "We're like indie/rock/dance with horns and the funk element, and then this slight sort of afro-punk, art-pop edge. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Don't Get Push"  Telly, Baby Bear, and Rosita are playing school, and Telly is the teacher! He asks someone to come up to the board and write the letter of the day, the letter "T." Very excited, Rosita pushes Baby Bear as she makes her way to the blackboard. Telly explains that it was not okay for her to push Baby Bear. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Good Mom/Hornucopia"  The Good Mom - "Mom's" the word when Mrs. Pteranodon meets fellow mom Millie Maiasaura, who is a little too over-protective of her kids. The two moms compare mothering methods in a play date at the Big Pond. Hornucopia! - At the Big Pond, Tank introduces the Pteranodon family to his friend, Stacie Styracosaurus, a fellow Ceratopsian with a crown of elaborate horns on her head. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "The Three Billy Goats Gruff"  Gramma will not let Red into the kitchen to get some extra special Red Velvet Cake - and it's making Red extremely mad! The Super Readers head into the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff, who really want to cross the Trolls bridge#only this time the Troll gets to tell his side of the story. The Super Readers wonder if anyone can make those rude Billy Goats Gruff behave, and Red figures out what Gramma needs to hear. Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of good behavior, discover the alphabet and identify the letters P-O-L-E. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Night Lights/Go Snails Go!"  Night Lights - Nick and Sally are making shadow puppets with the Cat in the Hat, but the batteries in the flashlight have gone out! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to visit the fireflies that live in the backyard. There they learn that the fireflies communicate by flashing their lights. And when the fireflies provide the light the kids need, the shadow puppet show can continue! Go Snails Go! - Nick, Sally and the Cat have been invited along on a snail expedition! They jump into the Thingamajigger and shrink down to meet up with Lewis and Clark, the two snails leading the way! As they travel through the forest of Slippity-Goo, having fun sliding in their own shells, the kids learn about all the different ways snails use their shells. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Whale of a Squid"  Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. D
3:00 pm 
Science Trek  "Mars"  Mars is more like Earth than any other planet in the solar system. Known as the Red Planet, Mars has fascinated humans with its red soil, ancient rivers and hints of ancient life. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Todd Barber, Lead Propulsion Engineer, and Matthew Heverly, Mobility Systems Engineer, answer students' questions about Mars.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the popular TV & movie theme songs from "Sesame Street," "Cheers" and "Mission: Impossible." Featured guests include Nat Kerr, Dave Powers, Bradley Sowash and Matt Munhall. D
4:00 pm 
Brains On Trial with Alan Alda  "Determining Guilt"  A fictional case of an 18-year-old on trial for attempted murder when a convenience store robbery goes wrong is used to gain insight into how developments in neuroscience could assist the criminal justice system. U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, who would preside over such a case, has a longstanding interest in neuroscience and its conceivable effect on criminal law. Part 1 of 2G
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ground Zero Supertower"  NOVA examines the new skyscraper rising up 104 stories from the site where the Twin Towers once stood. This update of "Engineering Ground Zero," goes inside the construction of the tower's final floors and the installation of its 800-ton spire and beacon. The show also goes underground to inspect the multi-billion dollar transit center with its sweeping design.G
7:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Light Bulb Recycling"  Did you know that light bulbs can be recycled and made into new products? Join the host of Curiosity Quest Goes Green, Joel Greene as he explores the Lighting Resources facility in Texas to learn how they collect old light bulbs. Then they dump them all into an incredible machine that breaks them apart, safely collects the mercury, chops, cleans, and separates them. Lastly, Greene follows the crushed light bulb remnants to a Glass Recycled in Texas to watch the process of mixing the recycled light bulbs in with recycled glass to create gorgeous counter tops and flooring. D
7:30 pm 
Beneath The Surface: An Earthfix Special   This documentary looks at the unseen dangers and their impacts on the Northwest's fisheries, marine life and tribal communities. Topics include a look at toxic storm water runoff that flows into Puget Sound, how "ocean acidification" is adversely affecting Washington state's shellfish industry, and how Native American tribes are addressing depleted wild salmon runs.G
8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "Alien Invasion"  This program explores the impact that invasive species and viruses have on environmental and human health around the world. Increasingly, foreign animal and plant species jump national and international boundaries and wreak havoc on ecosystems that offer no natural resistance or predators to the unwelcome guests. Alda looks at some of the most egregious aliens and what's being done to control them. D
9:00 pm 
Brains On Trial with Alan Alda  "Determining Guilt"  A fictional case of an 18-year-old on trial for attempted murder when a convenience store robbery goes wrong is used to gain insight into how developments in neuroscience could assist the criminal justice system. U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, who would preside over such a case, has a longstanding interest in neuroscience and its conceivable effect on criminal law. Part 1 of 2G
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ground Zero Supertower"  NOVA examines the new skyscraper rising up 104 stories from the site where the Twin Towers once stood. This update of "Engineering Ground Zero," goes inside the construction of the tower's final floors and the installation of its 800-ton spire and beacon. The show also goes underground to inspect the multi-billion dollar transit center with its sweeping design.G
11:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Light Bulb Recycling"  Did you know that light bulbs can be recycled and made into new products? Join the host of Curiosity Quest Goes Green, Joel Greene as he explores the Lighting Resources facility in Texas to learn how they collect old light bulbs. Then they dump them all into an incredible machine that breaks them apart, safely collects the mercury, chops, cleans, and separates them. Lastly, Greene follows the crushed light bulb remnants to a Glass Recycled in Texas to watch the process of mixing the recycled light bulbs in with recycled glass to create gorgeous counter tops and flooring. D
11:30 pm 
Beneath The Surface: An Earthfix Special   This documentary looks at the unseen dangers and their impacts on the Northwest's fisheries, marine life and tribal communities. Topics include a look at toxic storm water runoff that flows into Puget Sound, how "ocean acidification" is adversely affecting Washington state's shellfish industry, and how Native American tribes are addressing depleted wild salmon runs.G
12:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Estimada Sra. Suarez (Dear Mrs. Suarez)"  This episode reviews the vocabulary and sights of Raquel's visit to Buenos Aires.G
1:00 am 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Building Blocks of Macroeconomics"  Macroeconomics looks at the economy as a whole, including inflation, recession, unemployment, economic growth, and gross domestic product (GDP). In this session, lectures, simulations, and exercises help explain these great forces and show how they fluctuate. D
2:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Michelson-Morley Experiment"  In 1887, an exquisitely designed measurement of the earth's motion through the ether results in the most brilliant failure in scientific history. D
2:30 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Lorentz Transformation"  If the speed of light is to be the same for all observers, then the length of a meter stick, or the rate of a ticking clock, depends on who measures it. D
3:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. D
3:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. D
4:00 am 
Design Squad Nation  "Apache Skateboarders"  Ronnie, a 17-year-old skateboarder from the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona, teams up with co-hosts Judy and Adam to build a skateboarding street course. Engineered to be modular, durable and weather-resistant, this is the skate park of Ronnie's dreams.G
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Where Is My Allowance?"  Whether you're facing good times or tough times, it's important to know how to get the best value for your money. Discover tips for stretching your dollars.G
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Composting in the Twenty-First Century"  Although basic composting happens naturally, with the advent of some scientific know-how, we can still enhance the best soil amendment on earth: compost. Some companies, run by avid gardeners, have made it their life's work to make a good thing even better. In this episode, we dig deeper into some of this work to find out how modern science has improved on perfection and how we can apply this information to our own gardens for even better results. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Raptor Roundup"  Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild!. D
6:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Northern Way"  Andreas investigates historical food from two of Norway's former capitals, Trondheim in mid-Norway and Bergen on the West Coast. He starts with a recipe from the 14th century: chicken with saffron and cinnamon. As Andreas travels south on the Coastal Express ferry, he makes homemade marzipan with a spicy touch. D
6:30 am 
Christina  "Could Your Heart Attack You?"  The number one killer of men and women, heart disease is no laughing matter. And most of is completely preventable. What you choose to eat, day to day, determines the health of your precious heart. D
7:00 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Europe's Getaways"  Rudy visits country windmills in Holland and Mittenwald in the Bavarian Alps before cruising the Danube in Austria.G
7:30 am 
Travel with Kids  "Alaska - Kenai Peninsula"  Board an RV with the Roberts family as they head south through Alaska's well-traveled, but still remote, Kenai Peninsula. Spot eagles soaring in the skies and otters swimming about as they paddle through Kachemak Bay and discover ocean life as they dissect a squid and check out whales in Seward. Plus, board a scientific research vessel that still measures the effects of the oil spill and gives the kids an up-close look at massive glaciers crashing into the waters of Prince William Sound. D
8:00 am 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Trusses"  The HOMETIME team installs trusses and sheathing and visits the timber framers. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "Heirloom Tool Chest"  Woodworkers dream of building a custom chest for their fine tools. The Woodsmith editors show you how to make that dream come true. Start with a simple, easy-to-build plywood case. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Old"  Host Jamie Durie visits a vegetable garden at San Francisco's City Hall, where he talks with Mayor Gavin Newsom and chef Alice Waters about the slow food movement.G
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Working In Style"  The workspaces of the home get their fair share of attention as Vicki and Sloan show you how to create a handy workshop in the garage and organize the mudroom and laundry area. They also share tips on setting up a computer center for the entire family. D
10:00 am 
Quilting Arts  "Art Meets Tradition"  The lines keep blurring between various types of design. Design trends evolve and elements of traditional quilting find their place in modern design, and art quilting influences some very traditional looks. On today's show the two styles meet with great results. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Blue Ridge Falls"  Join Bob Ross in the mountains of the Blue Ridge and bask in the breathtaking serenity of a waterfall nestled among the evergreens. D
11:00 am 
Taste This!  "Cooking with Salt"  Chef Joe's first stop is Tamba Bar and Grill in New York City. It's one of his favorite restaurants serving authentic Indian cuisine. Back in the test kitchen Chef Joe is entertaining and educating viewers on how to cook using a Himalayan Salt Brick. D
11:30 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Food and Fun Go Together"  Allen shares earth-friendly tips on packing a healthy picnic lunch. Allen then hits the road for visits to the roof top garden at Chicago's Markethouse restaurant and a community garden in Kansas City. Plus, Allen shows us how to properly can peppers straight from the garden. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Inolvidable (Unforgettable)"  This episode includes a history of the Tango, a glimpse of the life of writer Jose Luis Borges and a general overview of the culture and history of Argentina.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Estimada Sra. Suarez (Dear Mrs. Suarez)"  This episode reviews the vocabulary and sights of Raquel's visit to Buenos Aires.G
1:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Building Blocks of Macroeconomics"  Macroeconomics looks at the economy as a whole, including inflation, recession, unemployment, economic growth, and gross domestic product (GDP). In this session, lectures, simulations, and exercises help explain these great forces and show how they fluctuate. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Michelson-Morley Experiment"  In 1887, an exquisitely designed measurement of the earth's motion through the ether results in the most brilliant failure in scientific history. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Lorentz Transformation"  If the speed of light is to be the same for all observers, then the length of a meter stick, or the rate of a ticking clock, depends on who measures it. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. D
4:00 pm 
Design Squad Nation  "Apache Skateboarders"  Ronnie, a 17-year-old skateboarder from the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona, teams up with co-hosts Judy and Adam to build a skateboarding street course. Engineered to be modular, durable and weather-resistant, this is the skate park of Ronnie's dreams.G
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Where Is My Allowance?"  Whether you're facing good times or tough times, it's important to know how to get the best value for your money. Discover tips for stretching your dollars.G
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Out to Launch"  When Francine calls Hector a liar on a neighborhood billboard, The Electric Company has to work together to help clear Hector's name. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Less Than Zero"  The Leaders of Cyberspace have gathered to discuss Hacker's increasing influence, when they are suddenly interrupted by Hacker. Buzz and Delete, Hacker's henchmen, hide the leaders including Dr. Marbles, in the building and its' up to the kids to rescue them. Before long, the kids discover that they can only move between the building's levels by scaling its outside walls! So the kids turn the building into a giant ruler in order to keep track of the floors. D
6:00 pm 
Quilting Arts  "Art Meets Tradition"  The lines keep blurring between various types of design. Design trends evolve and elements of traditional quilting find their place in modern design, and art quilting influences some very traditional looks. On today's show the two styles meet with great results. D
6:30 pm 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Blue Ridge Falls"  Join Bob Ross in the mountains of the Blue Ridge and bask in the breathtaking serenity of a waterfall nestled among the evergreens. D
7:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Chop Salad, Redfish Courtbouillon, and Strawberry Sorbet. D
7:30 pm 
Martha Bakes  "Yeast Dough"  Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, you'll welcome Martha's expert tips and tricks for making a tasty and versatile yeast dough. Martha's recipe incorporates both butter and sour cream; in this episode, she uses it to make a variety of breakfast treats, from pecan sticky buns to pull-apart monkey bread that's as much fun to make as it is to eat. D
8:00 pm 
Hometime  "Creekside Home Trusses"  The HOMETIME team installs trusses and sheathing and visits the timber framers. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Great Hill Towns"  Rick finds Italy's quintessential charms in the classic hill towns. He travels from San Gimignano's medieval towers to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's history of papal intrigue and Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Touring Ireland"  Burt visits Ireland's great pilgrimage sites, follows the trails of St. Patrick, investigates the history of Guinness, learns about the most valuable book in Ireland, looks at the great architecture of Dublin and finds out what's good to eat. This program could easily become the basis for your own fascinating tour of Ireland. D
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Light As Air"  Meringue Shells With Chantilly Cream; Macaroons; Chocolate Roll; Chocolate Souffle Cake With Raspberry Sauce. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Short Ribs and Chops Hit The Grill"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison show host Christopher Kimball how to make Easy Grilled Boneless Pork Chops. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for pressure cookers in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Grill-Roasted Beef Short Ribs, and gadget guru Lisa reviews her favorite knife accessories. D
10:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sunday Comfort Meals"  Why rush? Sunday meals are all about comfort, familiar dishes made with love and eaten with family and friends. On top of the list is Roast Chicken Stuffed with Zucchini and Cheese to keep it moist and flavorful. Deviled Bones sounds gothic, but it's meaty, tender short ribs coated with a kick of mustard for heat. D
11:00 pm 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Asian Melting Pot"  Vietnamese chef, Charles Phan, owner of the Slanted Door restaurant in San Francisco, creates his specialty - Vietnamese Fish Rolls. Other recipes include My Phuong's Black and White Tuna - and from the Hawaiian Islands - Big Island Chicken Long Rice. The Kitchen Goddess gives a primer on Tiki Bar drinks. D
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Italy's Great Hill Towns"  Rick finds Italy's quintessential charms in the classic hill towns. He travels from San Gimignano's medieval towers to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's history of papal intrigue and Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas.G
1:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
2:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the blue chip average comes within a few points of all-time highs as investors cheer the withdrawal of a top candidate to be the next Fed Chief. And, a busy agenda in Washington that includes a Fed meeting, debt ceiling debate and possible budget stalemate. How should you position your portfolio?. D
2:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Douglas Jones (Fmr. US Attorney)/Lisa McNair/Diane Braddock (Topic: 50th Anniversary of Birmingham Church Bombing). D
3:00 am 
Global Voices  "Where Heaven Meets Hell"  Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Diana Nyad (swimmer). D
5:00 am 
Asia This Week   NULL
5:30 am 
European Journal  "Gibraltar: Row Over The Rock"  Poland: Shouldering History - With creativity and muscle power, a German artist has approached the difficult subject of Polish history. The result is quite literally moving. Polish history is not an easy matter. D
6:00 am 
Carrier  "Get Home-Itis"  A six-month absence places a heavy burden on relationships. The Navy holds seminars to counsel sailors on what to expect when they return home - and how to make the transition smooth. The "Tiger Cruise" ritual allows sailors to invite their family members aboard for the last leg of the deployment. D
7:00 am 
Carrier  "Full Circle"  As the Nimitz makes its final transit from Hawaii to California, the sailors and Marines on board prepare to return to their homes and families. For those still on board, the "Tiger Cruise" provides a buffer, but there's no such transition for those who fly home early from Hawaii. As the Nimitz returns to her home port of San Diego, sailors and Marines reflect on the deployment and take stock of what they've achieved. D
8:00 am 
As Long As I Remember: American Veteranos   Through the personal histories and experiences of three Chicano veterans who are also artists from south Texas, the film examines the role art plays in the sorting of memories, post-traumatic stress disorder, activism and the conflict in Iraq. The film chronicles their upbringing in the Mexican-American community, their military service in Vietnam, and their lives after the war.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Diana Nyad (swimmer). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Douglas Jones (Fmr. US Attorney)/Lisa McNair/Diane Braddock (Topic: 50th Anniversary of Birmingham Church Bombing). D
11:00 am 
Asia This Week   NULL
11:30 am 
European Journal  "Gibraltar: Row Over The Rock"  Poland: Shouldering History - With creativity and muscle power, a German artist has approached the difficult subject of Polish history. The result is quite literally moving. Polish history is not an easy matter. D
12:00 pm 
Carrier  "Get Home-Itis"  A six-month absence places a heavy burden on relationships. The Navy holds seminars to counsel sailors on what to expect when they return home - and how to make the transition smooth. The "Tiger Cruise" ritual allows sailors to invite their family members aboard for the last leg of the deployment. D
1:00 pm 
Carrier  "Full Circle"  As the Nimitz makes its final transit from Hawaii to California, the sailors and Marines on board prepare to return to their homes and families. For those still on board, the "Tiger Cruise" provides a buffer, but there's no such transition for those who fly home early from Hawaii. As the Nimitz returns to her home port of San Diego, sailors and Marines reflect on the deployment and take stock of what they've achieved. D
2:00 pm 
As Long As I Remember: American Veteranos   Through the personal histories and experiences of three Chicano veterans who are also artists from south Texas, the film examines the role art plays in the sorting of memories, post-traumatic stress disorder, activism and the conflict in Iraq. The film chronicles their upbringing in the Mexican-American community, their military service in Vietnam, and their lives after the war.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Global Voices  "Where Heaven Meets Hell"  Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community. D
6:00 pm 
Hanford An Oregon Experience   This show looks at the history of the 670-square-mile Hanford Nuclear Reservation. In 1943 a city seemingly sprang up overnight in the south central Washington desert as 45,000 workers came from all over the United States to build the world's first large-scale nuclear reactor as part of the top-secret Manhattan Project.G
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wilderness in the 21st Century"  This exploration of wilderness issues captures scenic vistas of Idaho from north to south. The show examines what wilderness means to Idahoans, pressures from wheeled vehicle advocates, collaborative efforts that include multiple sides, and how work is accomplished inside a wilderness.G
7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Israeli-Palestinian Partnership"  As talks between Israelis and Palestinians start up once again, host Marcia Franklin talks with an Israeli and a Palestinian about conversations they have organized between their respective communities as a result of funding from a Boise non-profit. Eden Fuchs, a former colonel in the Israeli Defense Forces, and Ibrahim Issa, a Palestinian educator, are part of the Center for Emerging Futures, started by a Boise couple.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, investors are focused on tomorrow's Fed meeting and many expect the central bank to start cutting back on stimulus. Find out how that could impact your investments. And, five years after the crisis, is the mortgage market any safe now than it was then?. D
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Radio Unnameable"  Legendary radio personality Bob Fass revolutionized late night FM radio by serving as a cultural hub for music, politics and audience participation for nearly 50 years. Long before today's innovations in social media, Fass utilized the airwaves for mobilization encouraging luminaries and ordinary listeners to talk openly and take the program in surprising directions. Fass and his committed group of friends, peers, and listeners proved time and time again through massive, planned meetups and other similar events that radio was not a solitary experience but rather a platform to unite communities of like-minded, or even just open-minded, individuals without the dependence on large scale corporate backing. D

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