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January 18, 2013
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12:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Celebrations of Light"  Eileen Mesmer teaches a combined kindergarten and first–grade class in Salem, Massachusetts, a diverse community outside Boston. Ms. Mesmer asks her students to explore the many ways the holidays are celebrated and to find commonalities among the various celebrations. Ms. Mesmer reads to the students from "The Winter Solstice," using it to help students understand the greater theme of community. D
12:26 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Explorers In North America"  Rob Cuddi, a fifth–grade teacher at Winthrop Middle School in Winthrop, Massachusetts, has been teaching for almost 30 years and has recently taken an active role in restructuring the social studies curriculum to accommodate both state and national standards. Mr. Cuddi. D
12:53 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "California Missions"  Osvaldo Rubio is a bilingual fourth–grade social studies teacher at Sherman Oaks Community Charter School in San Jose, California. Mr. Rubio. D
1:19 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "State Government and the Role of the Citizen"  Diane Kerr is a fourth–grade teacher at Butcher Greene Elementary School in the ethnically diverse community of Grandview, Missouri, a few miles outside Kansas City. Ms. Kerr presents a lesson on the state of Missouri and its three branches of government. Students work in groups and create posters that represent the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. D
2:00 am 
Arts In Every Classroom: A Workshop for Elementary School Teachers, The  "Workshop 3. Historical References in the Arts"  Learner Team members and students examine costume designs for Parade, focusing on how the designs help convey character. They interpret works by painter Ren. D
3:00 am 
Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology  "Weathering and Soils"  Demonstrates how minerals and rocks change when subjected to the physical and chemical conditions that exist at Earth's surface.G
3:30 am 
Economics U$A  "Perfect Competition and Inelastic Demand"  This program presents the inside story of American farming's crises from the 1920s to the present. Updated 2003. D
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Connect with English  "Thanksgiving/Starting Over"  Rebecca and Kevin enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving celebration with Uncle Brendan's family and Rebecca returns to San Francisco.G
5:00 am 
5:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Morning, Noon, and Night/Mr. Bleakman's Special Day"  "Morning, Noon, and Night"--Cleo and Clifford are excited to learn that Cleo will be Clifford's guest for a weekend while her house is being painted! But soon Cleo is filling Clifford's doghouse with her stuff, taking over his bed and butting in on his time alone with Emily Elizabeth. It takes time, but Cleo eventually perceives how to be a good houseguest. "Mr. D
6:00 am 
Arthur  "Desert Island Dish/The Secret About Secrets"  Desert Island Dish: When Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to find the perfect food for surviving on a desert island, everyone picks potato chips or ice cream! But Arthur and the gang soon discover that they cannot survive - or pass their assignment - on junk food alone. By working together the kids learn about the importance of a balanced diet to overall health. The Secret About Secrets: Everyone seems to have a secretà everyone that is, except D.W. D
6:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course"  Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her.G
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Monkey Down Under/Bright Lights, Little Monkey"  Monkey Down Under - G'Day Mate! George and The Man with the Yellow Hat visit the land down under for an Australian outback safari adventure! While the Man goes sightseeing for sea cows, George stays behind to investigate footprints in the sand. Could it be a mysterious hopping clown rabbit? Or perhaps.a baby kangaroo! Bright Lights, Little Monkey - George, Allie, and Bill go on a late-night search for a mysterious creature - the Perseids. D
7:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Momotaro The Peach Boy"  Pig and his brothers want to build a treehouse but they're so busy squabbling, they'll never get the job done. The Super Readers head into a Japanese Folktale and meet a little boy whose friends are arguing so loudly, it actually angers an ogre! Will they be able to show their new pals that arguing is the pits?G
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "The Forest Fire/The Lost Bird"  When a forest fire comes to woods not far from the family nest at Pteranodon Terrace, the family takes the Dinosaur Train to visit a nearby area where a fire has already been, and the Conductor leads the kids on a Nature Tracker hike through the woods to see how new life is growing back - even after the forest fire's devastation. Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train for a playdate with their old friend Petey Peteinosaurus, and learn that the train has added a new Aviary Car, for their various flying passengers. Suddenly, they are joined by a lost bird named Judy Jehelornis, who was displaced by the recent forest fires, and can't remember where her home is. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Shape O' Bots"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita are playing Shape-O-Bots, robots that actually transform into shapes to help people. Andy, a guy in need of shapes, rushes in and explains that he needs an octagon to help stop people from crashing into him. Telly tries to transform into an octagon with eight sides and eight angles, but changes into a triangle with three sides and three angles instead. D
10:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel Visits School/Daniel Visits The Doctor"  Daniel Visits School - Daniel is visiting school for the first time and he's a little nervous until he learns that asking questions so that he knows what to expect is the best way to handle the anxiety that comes with new experiences. Daniel Visits the Doctor - Daniel is going to Dr. Anna for his checkup - but he is very anxious! Mom Tiger teaches him that talking about the situation will help him feel calmer, so Daniel makes a book with all the information he knows about the doctor. D
10:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "I Want to Be A Scientist!"  In his backyard, Sid is intently observing squirrels and really wants to know why they make funny squeaking sounds. It makes him wonder what kind of scientist investigates animals? Fortunately for Sid, today his class is going on a field trip to the Science Center, where a special guest greets them-it's Gabriela's Mom, Dr. Rosalinda Cordova! She is a marine biologist, and tells the kids about her exciting job SCUBA diving with whales. Completely enthralled, Sid wants to know if scientists investigate other kinds of animals too? Dr. Cordova uses a video connection so we can meet a real wildlife biologist studying pandas at the San Diego Zoo! This leads the rest of the kids to ask about science fields they're interested in. D
11:00 am 
WordWorld  "The Really Red Ruby/Firefighters to the Rescue"  The Really Red Ruby - Frog is excited to accompany Sheep on an exciting adventure to find the Really Red Ruby - until he realizes that Sheep is only pretending to go on an adventure. Frog is disappointed until he makes his greatest discovery: playing pretend is fun! Firefighters to the Rescue - Duck and Fly want to become firefighters, just like their friend Firefighter Frog. To do that, they need to look out for any signs of smoke in WordWorld, because where there's smoke, there's fire! Will Duck and Fly be able to determine what's really smoke and what's not?. D
11:30 am 
Caillou  "The World Around Me!"  Caillou is excited when Miss Martin takes him and his friends to the park for some special activities. They have a beanbag race, but the rules are not easy to grasp, and the kids have a few comical mishaps in the process. Caillou discovers that you don't always have to win to be proud of yourself. D
12:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Big Brother Rusty: China"  Barney's excited to find out that Rusty's family is adopting a new baby girl from China; however, Rusty feels differently. He's not sure if he's going to be a good brother, and he doesn't know much about China. Barney takes him, BJ and Baby Bop on an adventure to China where he can learn more about his new sister's heritage. D
12:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Working Well"  Alicia Botti, the famous opera singer, is coming to Sodor. Thomas is bubbling with pride that he is to collect her and take her to the Town Hall for the grand concert. Also arriving that day is a new engine named Charlie. D
1:00 pm 
Curious George  "Monkey Down Under/Bright Lights, Little Monkey"  Monkey Down Under - G'Day Mate! George and The Man with the Yellow Hat visit the land down under for an Australian outback safari adventure! While the Man goes sightseeing for sea cows, George stays behind to investigate footprints in the sand. Could it be a mysterious hopping clown rabbit? Or perhaps.a baby kangaroo! Bright Lights, Little Monkey - George, Allie, and Bill go on a late-night search for a mysterious creature - the Perseids. D
1:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course"  Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her.G
2:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "A Vote for Becky/Class Act"  A Vote for Becky: It's Election Day! Mrs. Botsford is running for D.A. and Becky is running for student council president. Tobey decides to run against Becky and uses his robots to distract WordGirl. D
3:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Neck and Neck"  As Chris and Martin search for the answer to why giraffes have long necks, a mischievous giraffe begins secretly taking Creature Power Suit parts and supplies from the Tortuga. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 2)"  The CyberSquad must find a way to bring Motherboard back to power and oust Hacker. Their friend Slider's invention "the Syncolator" is the answer - but some of the expensive parts are missing and they have limited funds. This is the biggest challenge the kids have ever faced, and if they fail now, Motherboard will be lost forever!. D
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "A Whole Flock of Cheese"  Chet has gone on a cheese craze, replacing everything in the doghouse (including the furniture) with cheese-inspiring Ruff to send Emmie on a cheese-themed challenge. Meanwhile, Ruff is searching for his long-lost parents and decides to employ the help of a carrier pigeon. He sends Jay and Rubye out to learn about carrier pigeons and then compete in a race against one!. D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "Desert Island Dish/The Secret About Secrets"  Desert Island Dish: When Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to find the perfect food for surviving on a desert island, everyone picks potato chips or ice cream! But Arthur and the gang soon discover that they cannot survive - or pass their assignment - on junk food alone. By working together the kids learn about the importance of a balanced diet to overall health. The Secret About Secrets: Everyone seems to have a secretà everyone that is, except D.W. D
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
5:30 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Norwegian Cruise Lines sails to big gains on its first day as a publicly traded company. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with the company's CEO Kevin Sheehan. Is the IPO market ready to takeoff in 2013. D
5:56 pm 
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6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Washington Week   NULL
7:30 pm 
Need to Know   JEFF GREENFIELD ANCHORS. On the first of two inauguration specials examining the advocacy group "Common Good's" proposals to end bureaucratic gridlock and get the United States moving forward, Need to Know anchor Jeff Greenfield explores why it now takes nearly four times as long to complete infrastructure projects in the United States than it did in the 1970's. By comparison, correspondent Rick Karr reports on how German political parties of every stripe are now backing a multi-billion-dollar plan that is expected to end German use of fossil fuels by 2050. D
8:00 pm 
Idaho Reports 2013   Host Greg Hahn, with a panel of news professionals, plus political analysts, examines the week's events at the Idaho Legislature.G
9:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "L'Elisir d'Amore"  Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani, as the fickle Adina and her besotted Nemorino, star in Bartlett Sher's new production of this comic gem by Gaetano Donizetti. Mariusz Kwiecien is the blustery sergeant Belcore and Ambrogio Maestri is Dulcamara, the loveable quack and dispenser of the elixir. Maurizio Benini conducts the performance sung in Italian with English subtitles.G
11:30 pm 
NHK Newsline   NULL
11:00 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Curse of the Mummy"  Red and Mike have some fun with artifacts from the local museum. Red shows how to prevent your car from being stolen, and he makes a kinetic lawn ornament from a set of drums and a bicycle.G
11:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "The Rolls Royce"  Hyacinth is stung to lose first prize at the local craft fair for her floral table decoration and to a social rival.G
12:00 am 
The Thin Blue Line  "Rag Week"  When Rag Week begins, members of the Gasforth police deal with university students' pranks and bank robbers.G
12:30 am 
My Family  "It's A Gift (Christmas Special)"  Ben gets Susan a present from the store where Alfie works as one of Santa's elves. But he soon learns it is the wrong gift for a happy holiday. He tries for something more romantic but finds he could have gotten a better deal by waiting. Then, a present to themselves turns up with the wrong picture.G
1:00 am 
The This Old House Hour   Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. In the second half of the hour, on ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, master electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner hang a flat panel television on the wall and conceal all the wiring. D
2:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
2:30 am 
Dialogue  "Annette Gordon-Reed: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The historian speaks with host Marcia Franklin during the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Gordon-Reed won the 2008 National Book Award and the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for her book on Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings slave family, which he owned.G
3:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Afraid of the Bark"  Elmo and Zoe are playing a game with Zoe's pet rock, Rocco. When it's Elmo's turn to roll Rocco, he rolls him all the way to Barkley the dog, who picks him up and plays with him in his mouth. Bob gives Rocco back to Zoe and explains that Barkley just thought they were playing fetch. D
4:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Daniel's Birthday/Daniel's Picnic"  Daniel's Birthday - It's Daniel's Birthday! Daniel is very excited to go to Baker Aker's Bakery with his mom to pick out a cake for his party. When they arrive home after a bumpy ride on Trolley, Daniel is disappointed to find that his cake is smushed. It turns out. D
4:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Alice Twinkle Toes/Martha Fails The Course"  Alice Twinkle Toes - Alice is a talented athlete, but grace is not her middle name. Martha Fails the Course - After she sees a dog agility course on TV, Martha decides being an agility dog is just the thing for her.G
5:00 am 
Nature  "Cracking The Koala Code"  Scientists track the day-to-day lives of an extended family of koalas in a forest pocket near urban Brisbane, Australia, to unravel what a forest needs to support a healthy population and how these slow-moving creatures react to the surrounding suburbia. Other scientists on St. Bees Island use solar-powered mobile phones to record koala vocalizations and begin to decipher some of the animals' communications.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Rome: Back-Street Riches"  Rick explores back lanes and unheralded corners of the city. He ventures into the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches as he uncovers charms of hidden Rome.G
6:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Rajasthan"  Rudy visits temples, palaces, backstreets and countryside in and near the area's great cities.G
7:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Origins of a Royal Road"  The trade route of El Camino Real (The Royal Road) served as an interchange of cultures and riches for the Puebloan people hundreds of years before the arrival of Europeans. Later, the route became the tattered thread that sewed together the Spanish strongholds in southern Mexico to the tiny, distant settlements of Nuevo (New) Mexico. Take a three-part journey along this historic route of communication, conquest and gold, from Mexico City through the Chihuahuan Desert to the mountains of Santa Fe, New Mexico and explore the natural and cultural wonders that dot the landscape along the way. D
7:30 am 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Homemade Refried Beans"  Forget about opening a can, because today we're showing you how to make homemade refried beans. It's so easy to learn how to make a fresh batch of homemade refried beans yourself. We'll pile those fresh beans onto some yummy Mexican favorites: tostadas, tacos, and burritos. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "The Dirt On Creating A Healthy Garden (Raleigh, NC)"  The foundation of any healthy garden starts with the soil. This episode goes to the source with a tour of a Soil Testing lab and the U.S. Composting Council for a better understanding of how to create the best foundation in your home garden. D
8:30 am 
This American Land  "Montana Wilderness, Bald Eagle Recovery, Lionfish Derby, Crocodile Man"  There is an ambitious plan to protect 700,000 acres of new wilderness in Montana. And after many years of argument, it looks like local residents, loggers, hikers and conservation groups have put aside their differences.G
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Upscale Meat and Potatoes"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making perfect Herb-Crusted Beef Tenderloin. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for fondue pots. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Duchess Potatoes. D
9:30 am 
Tracks Ahead  "Trans Siberian Railroad, Part 2"  Tracks Ahead journeys through Russia over the more than 6,000 miles of the Trans-Siberian Railroad on the luxurious Golden Eagle train. Highlights include a 1,000 year-old city on the Volga River, Ulan Bator--the capital of Mongolia, villages near the world's largest freshwater lake, and Moscow. The Trans-Siberian tracks connect the far eastern port city of Vladivostok with Moscow, stretching from the Baltic to the Pacific and forming a vital link between Russia's vast regions. D
10:00 am 
Song of the Mountains   The Boxcars; ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band. D
11:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Shape O' Bots"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita are playing Shape-O-Bots, robots that actually transform into shapes to help people. Andy, a guy in need of shapes, rushes in and explains that he needs an octagon to help stop people from crashing into him. Telly tries to transform into an octagon with eight sides and eight angles, but changes into a triangle with three sides and three angles instead. D
12:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "The Forest Fire/The Lost Bird"  When a forest fire comes to woods not far from the family nest at Pteranodon Terrace, the family takes the Dinosaur Train to visit a nearby area where a fire has already been, and the Conductor leads the kids on a Nature Tracker hike through the woods to see how new life is growing back - even after the forest fire's devastation. Buddy and Tiny ride the Dinosaur Train for a playdate with their old friend Petey Peteinosaurus, and learn that the train has added a new Aviary Car, for their various flying passengers. Suddenly, they are joined by a lost bird named Judy Jehelornis, who was displaced by the recent forest fires, and can't remember where her home is. D
12:30 pm 
Super Why!  "King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti"  It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. D
1:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Surprise Surprise/A Howling Good Time"  Surprise Surprise - Try as they might, Nick and Sally just can't learn to do a somersault. Luckily Cat's friend Luis the Armadillo is the king of the roly polys! But when they find Luis, they learn that he only rolls when he gets surprised. They take turns trying to surprise him, and when they finally do, they're the ones surprised when they learn that not only can Luis roll, but he can even run underwater! Back at home, they follow Luis' advice and are now able to somersault! A Howling Good Time - Nick and Sally are pretending to be lost adventurers when Sally wonders what to do if you really do get lost. D
1:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Zig-Zagged"  Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra's herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra's stripes are critical to a special defense called "confusion camouflage. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Electricity"  Electricity is a basic form of energy. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientist Dr. John Gardner, Director, CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute, Boise State University, answer students' questions about electricity.G
2:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play a blues chord progression often used in jazz tunes, an easy bluesy-sounding trick for your right hand and the signature lick from Marc Cohn's "Walking In Memphis." We also go on-location with five-time Grammy nominee, David Benoit, and gain his insights on what it's like performing in a major concert tour. Other featured artists include Bradley Sowash, Dave Powers and David Tolley. D
3:00 pm 
Wild!  "Tigers Fighting Back"  Across Asia, the fight to save tigers is being waged on many fronts. Leading the charge are three men whose mission is to understand tigers using science. The challenge these biological detectives face is enormous: over the last century tiger numbers have plummeted by 95%. D
4:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
5:00 pm 
Nature  "Cracking The Koala Code"  Scientists track the day-to-day lives of an extended family of koalas in a forest pocket near urban Brisbane, Australia, to unravel what a forest needs to support a healthy population and how these slow-moving creatures react to the surrounding suburbia. Other scientists on St. Bees Island use solar-powered mobile phones to record koala vocalizations and begin to decipher some of the animals' communications.G
6:00 pm 
Wild!  "Tigers Fighting Back"  Across Asia, the fight to save tigers is being waged on many fronts. Leading the charge are three men whose mission is to understand tigers using science. The challenge these biological detectives face is enormous: over the last century tiger numbers have plummeted by 95%. D
7:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "The Surprise Salmon"  In Alaska, North America's highest mountains and most active volcanoes erupt and poison the rivers. Scientists are just beginning to piece together the events of nearly 2,000 years ago when one race of salmon faces the death of its river and is forced back to the open ocean - on an extraordinary adventure.G
8:00 pm 
Equitrekking  "Spain"  Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides at Cortijo El Esparragal, an estate and working farm outside of Seville that dates back to the Bronze Age. On prize-winning Andalusians, Darley learns the purpose and history of the Spanish Vaquera style of riding. Next, she enjoys a sunset ride outside of Segovia and visits the castles and Roman aqueducts in this central region. D
8:30 pm 
Equitrekking Adventures  "Botswana: Okavango Delta and Makgadikgadi Pans"  Host Darley Newman leads a horseback journey through the delta wilderness area and the lunar-like Makgadikgadi Pans, meeting wildlife and people of the Southern African nation.G
9:00 pm 
Nature  "Cracking The Koala Code"  Scientists track the day-to-day lives of an extended family of koalas in a forest pocket near urban Brisbane, Australia, to unravel what a forest needs to support a healthy population and how these slow-moving creatures react to the surrounding suburbia. Other scientists on St. Bees Island use solar-powered mobile phones to record koala vocalizations and begin to decipher some of the animals' communications.G
10:00 pm 
Wild!  "Tigers Fighting Back"  Across Asia, the fight to save tigers is being waged on many fronts. Leading the charge are three men whose mission is to understand tigers using science. The challenge these biological detectives face is enormous: over the last century tiger numbers have plummeted by 95%. D
11:00 pm 
Life On Fire  "The Surprise Salmon"  In Alaska, North America's highest mountains and most active volcanoes erupt and poison the rivers. Scientists are just beginning to piece together the events of nearly 2,000 years ago when one race of salmon faces the death of its river and is forced back to the open ocean - on an extraordinary adventure.G
11:00 pm 
Great Conversations  "Siddhartha Mukherjee/David Scadden"  What is cancer? Can it be cured? How do politics and funding impact research? And what does future treatment hold? Two leading American cancer physicians, Dr. Siddhartha Mikherjee of Columbia University, and Dr. David Scadden of Harvard, explore these topics in Great Conversations #402. As a young researcher and physician, Mukherjee became fascinated with the idea that viruses could cause cancer. It would change the course of his career, leading him to the forefront of the development of cancer drugs. D
12:00 am 
Ethics In America  "Anatomy of a Corporate Takeover"  Merger mania presents an alarming array of ethical problems. Debating the issues are T. Boone Pickens; chief executives from Borg-Warner, Goodyear, and Berkshire Hathaway; economist Lester Thurow; and Senator Tim Wirth.G
1:00 am 
Western Tradition  "The Byzantine Empire"  From Constantinople, the Byzantine Empire carries on the traditions of Greece and Rome.G
1:30 am 
Western Tradition  "The Fall of Byzantium"  Nearly one thousand years after the fall of Rome, Constantinople is conquered by the forces of Islam.G
2:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "Growth and Empire"  Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. Professor Miller brings the American story to 1763 with the Peace of Paris and English dominance in America. D
2:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. D
3:00 am 
DragonflyTV  "Mammals"  Mikki and friends travel to Africa to check out cheetah science. Oh, baby! Matt, Kyndal and Danny track the growth patterns of newborn animals at the Minnesota Zoo. And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How do you walk a cheetah on a leash?. D
3:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "What Is A Biz Kid?"  You'll learn that anybody can be a Biz Kid with effort and the right attitude. Biz Kids identify a need, make a plan, and take action. Join us and you'll meet a skateboard designer, a rap music producer, a boy who started a rock-a-thon to raise money for hospital rocking chairs, and more. D
4:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Creating An Eco-Friendly Landscape from the Ground Up"  Orlando, FL. - Most homeowners understand the value of gardening in an eco-friendly manner, but many of us need guidance on how to do it properly. Something as simple as choosing the right plant for the right space can greatly reduce the impact we have on the earth. D
4:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Neck and Neck"  As Chris and Martin search for the answer to why giraffes have long necks, a mischievous giraffe begins secretly taking Creature Power Suit parts and supplies from the Tortuga. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Delicious Sauces/Le Salse Deliziose"  Mary Ann proves that a great sauce can turn everyday eating into a Sunday treat when she prepares a hearty Oven Baked Beef Shin Tomato Ragu over short cut pasta, followed by a delicate Ricotta Cheese Sauce, and then finishes up with a citrusy Sicilian Lemon and Olive Oil Sauce that makes ordinary fish taste fantastic. D
5:30 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "5-Ingredients Or Less"  Host Laura Theodore prepares quick recipes that require only 5-ingredients or less! "Easy Black Bean Casserole" is served with a crunchy and sweet "Carrot and Maple-Walnut Salad." For starters, tantalizing "Tortilla Oven 'Fried' Mushrooms" take the stage. Need a quick dessert or snack? "No-Cook Peanut Butter Cookies" fill the bill for a sweet and crunchy bite!. D
6:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Turkey"  After whirling dervishes and tranquil tea gardens, Adela Ucar treks along the Lycian Way, relaxes on the sun-kissed beaches of Myra, visits the Sabanci Mosque, and samples exquisite cuisine in Adana. She explores the bustling bazaars and caf? culture of Gaziantep and experiences Kurdish culture in the basalt-walled city of Divarbakr.G
7:00 am 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012, The Big Finish"  The last details come together for the Cambridge project finale: granite posts set off the landscape and the revived vintage doorbell crowns the foyer. Designers Dee Elms and Andrew Terrat bring exquisite punches of color that make the sleek, white Scandinavian modern interior come alive from top to bottom. Homeowners Sally Peterson and John Stone are delighted, as the crew gives a final salute!. D
7:30 am 
American Woodshop  "Wood Countertops for Kitchens"  Affordable solutions for countertops. D
8:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Raising Backyard Chickens"  The surge in popularity for raising backyard chickens has turned many an urban executive into weekend urban farmer. With plenty of new information in books and online, there's still no substitute for truly showing the ABC's of raising chickens at home. Todd Brock, Co-author of "Building Chicken Coops for Dummies" shows us everything that we need to know. D
8:30 am 
b organic with Michele Beschen  "Green - Inside and Out"  Michele asks her friend Ernie to share to share a delicious dish that utilizes some of the native weeds common to a lot of our backyards. He even tosses in a few "helicopters" off the maple tree. Learn tips on what to look for, how and when to harvest and other guidelines that help keep foraging safe and delicious!. D
9:00 am 
Sewing with Nancy  "Fancy Footworks 2, Part 3"  Do you have extra presser feet hiding in your accessory box? Dig out your specialty presser feet and save some sewing time and effort using the Bias Binding Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Sequins 'n Ribbon Foot, and the Free-Motion Quilting Foot. Nancy teaches you how to use these feet to their full potential in this workbook style class that has you sew and save your samples. D
9:30 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "The Rain Out, Part 3"  This show begins by sketching in a house and the little boy. Jerry blocks in the house, adding highlights and details. He also demonstrates the mixing of flesh colors. D
10:00 am 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "France: The Ursulines"  Chef Folse explores the contributions of Louisiana's unlikely pioneers: the missionaries, priests and nuns. Sister Joan Marie Aycock introduces us to a bit of Louisiana's early "morality" and the contributions of the Ursuline nuns. Chef Folse visits with Tommy Adkins as he demonstrates French bread making on the Louisiana frontier. D
10:30 am 
Bake Decorate Celebrate!  "Silly Serpents"  Snakes alive! Nancy joins Beth Madland in the kitchen showing how to use a shaped pan to create a snake shaped cake. Then, get some great icing tips for colorful cookies, a rainbow of boas. Next, a slithering snakes in the grass cake is created using multicolored fondant. D
11:00 am 
Connect with English  "Celebrations/Breaking The News"  Kevin graduates from high school, and Rebecca, after several rejections, is accepted into the San Francisco College of Music.G
11:30 am 
Connect with English  "Saying Goodbye/Leaving Home"  Rebecca gives her final music lesson, while her father secretly goes shopping for a car to give her. The show concludes with a review and a brief discussion about the drama.G
12:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Anatomy of a Corporate Takeover"  Merger mania presents an alarming array of ethical problems. Debating the issues are T. Boone Pickens; chief executives from Borg-Warner, Goodyear, and Berkshire Hathaway; economist Lester Thurow; and Senator Tim Wirth.G
1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Byzantine Empire"  From Constantinople, the Byzantine Empire carries on the traditions of Greece and Rome.G
1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Fall of Byzantium"  Nearly one thousand years after the fall of Rome, Constantinople is conquered by the forces of Islam.G
2:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Growth and Empire"  Benjamin Franklin and Franklin's Philadelphia take center stage in this program. As the merchant class grows in the North, the economies of southern colonies are built on the shoulders of the slave trade. Professor Miller brings the American story to 1763 with the Peace of Paris and English dominance in America. D
2:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of Independence"  Professor Maier tells the story of how the English-loving colonist transforms into the freedom-loving American rebel. The luminaries of the early days of the Republic -- Washington, Jefferson, Adams -- are featured in this program as they craft the Declaration of -- and wage the War for -- Independence. D
3:00 pm 
DragonflyTV  "Mammals"  Mikki and friends travel to Africa to check out cheetah science. Oh, baby! Matt, Kyndal and Danny track the growth patterns of newborn animals at the Minnesota Zoo. And DRAGONFLY TV asks: How do you walk a cheetah on a leash?. D
3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "What Is A Biz Kid?"  You'll learn that anybody can be a Biz Kid with effort and the right attitude. Biz Kids identify a need, make a plan, and take action. Join us and you'll meet a skateboard designer, a rap music producer, a boy who started a rock-a-thon to raise money for hospital rocking chairs, and more. D
4:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Revenge of the Zeros"  Upset about their score of zero points in the banana sculpture contest, Danny and Annie decide to ruin Paul the Gorilla's banana festival party that is being held at The Electric Diner. The Electric Company catches on, and does everything they can to stop the pranksters and save the party and preserve Paul's sanity. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "The Snelfu Snafu (Pt. 2)"  The CyberSquad must find a way to bring Motherboard back to power and oust Hacker. Their friend Slider's invention "the Syncolator" is the answer - but some of the expensive parts are missing and they have limited funds. This is the biggest challenge the kids have ever faced, and if they fail now, Motherboard will be lost forever!. D
5:00 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
5:30 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
6:00 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
6:30 pm 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Steaming"  Steaming is one of the fastest and healthiest ways to cook - and it's not just for vegetables. In this lesson, Martha demonstrates a variety of steaming techniques and tools that allow you to make complete meals in just minutes. She'll show you how to cook chicken breasts in parchment paper for moist, flavorful meat, as well as how to clean and steam mussels. D
7:00 pm 
This Old House  "Cambridge 2012, The Big Finish"  The last details come together for the Cambridge project finale: granite posts set off the landscape and the revived vintage doorbell crowns the foyer. Designers Dee Elms and Andrew Terrat bring exquisite punches of color that make the sleek, white Scandinavian modern interior come alive from top to bottom. Homeowners Sally Peterson and John Stone are delighted, as the crew gives a final salute!. D
7:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G
8:00 pm 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Hong Kong - Asia's World City"  Joseph takes in luxury hotels, designer shops and Michelin-star restaurants. He also explores local neighborhoods, colorful markets, places of natural beauty, and meets people who retain their connections to their customs and traditions.G
8:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL
9:00 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
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Jason Santos & Pounding Meat"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming demonstrates one of the best ways to give home chefs more options with meat and fish - by pounding. Pounding tenderizes the meat, makes it thinner for faster cooking, and makes food go farther. Using this technique with some mystery ingredients, Chef Jason Santos of Boston's Blue Inc., joins Ming to cook on the fly and invent two completely new dishes: New Style Sashimi with Soy-Lemon Syrup & Curry-Coriander Oil and Buttermilk Fried Pork Loin with a Heirloom Tomato Salad. D
10:00 pm 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "France: The Ursulines"  Chef Folse explores the contributions of Louisiana's unlikely pioneers: the missionaries, priests and nuns. Sister Joan Marie Aycock introduces us to a bit of Louisiana's early "morality" and the contributions of the Ursuline nuns. Chef Folse visits with Tommy Adkins as he demonstrates French bread making on the Louisiana frontier. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Oslo"  Rick finds evidence of the proud Norwegian spirit in the country's capital - from Viking ships to a sleek new opera house, from World War II tales of terrorism to the constant festival at the thriving harbor. He takes in major art pieces and sails with friends in a fjord.G
11:00 pm 
Engaging with Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 3-5  "Workshop 3. Starting Classroom Conversations"  This session concentrates on the basics of good discussions: defining. D
11:00 pm 
Secrets of the Dead  "Deadliest Battle"  Newly-released Russian archive documents, detailed eye-witness accounts by survivors on both sides and commentary from Nikita Krushchev's son reveal a different version of the World War II Battle of Stalingrad than normally recounted. The "strategic retreat" by Russian forces in the face of German advances is retold against the background of newly-uncovered "fight-to-the-death" orders from Stalin.G
12:00 am 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
1:00 am 
Nightly Business Report   Grounded. Regulators around the world tell Boeing to park it. pulling the troubled 787 from service. D
1:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Tavis Celebrates 10 Years on PBS (Guest Highlights: Leymah Gbowee). D
2:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Our Planet: 7 Billion and Counting"  Speakers: Helene Gayle, Joel Achenbach, David Breashears, Richard Daley. D
3:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
3:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Tavis Celebrates 10 Years on PBS (Guest Highlights: James Taylor). D
4:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Afghan Women: Prospects for the Future"  Guests: Former First Lady Laura Bush. Dina Powell, global head of corporate engagement at Goldman Sachs, home of the 10,000 Women Initiative Mina Sherzoy, manager with Deloitte Consulting and founder, Afghan Women's Business Association With the U.S. slated to draw down its troops in Afghanistan, and the Afghan government seeking to negotiate a peace with Taliban militants, the fragile strides made by Afghan women may be in jeopardy. D
4:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "What Is Time?"  To appreciate Time is to touch the texture of reality. Does Time differ from our common perceptions of it? Is Time fixed or flexible?. D
5:00 am 
Slavery By Another Name   Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Douglas A. Blackmon, this film explores the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively create a new form of slavery in the South, which persists well into the 20th century. This "neoslavery" sentences African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized every day behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne narrates.G
6:30 am 
Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom   Starring Jamie Hector, best known for playing Marlo Stanfield on the HBO series The Wire, in the lead role, FREDERICK DOUGLASS: PATHWAY FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM tells the traumatic and compelling story of Douglass' early life. Born in Maryland, his mother was a slave and his father was a white man, most likely his mother's owner. Separated from his mother as an infant and then later his maternal grandmother, Douglass was sent to live with the Auld family in Baltimore. D
7:00 am 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Two"  Frederick Douglass escapes slavery and joins William Lloyd Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. After fleeing to England to escape recapture, Douglas returns to the U.S. in 1847 to launch his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown reveals his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852. Part 2 of 3G
8:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
9:30 am 
Dialogue  "Annette Gordon-Reed: Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference"  The historian speaks with host Marcia Franklin during the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. Gordon-Reed won the 2008 National Book Award and the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for her book on Thomas Jefferson and the Hemings slave family, which he owned.G
10:00 am 
Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman  "Afghan Women: Prospects for the Future"  Guests: Former First Lady Laura Bush. Dina Powell, global head of corporate engagement at Goldman Sachs, home of the 10,000 Women Initiative Mina Sherzoy, manager with Deloitte Consulting and founder, Afghan Women's Business Association With the U.S. slated to draw down its troops in Afghanistan, and the Afghan government seeking to negotiate a peace with Taliban militants, the fragile strides made by Afghan women may be in jeopardy. D
10:30 am 
Closer to Truth  "What Is Time?"  To appreciate Time is to touch the texture of reality. Does Time differ from our common perceptions of it? Is Time fixed or flexible?. D
11:00 am 
Slavery By Another Name   Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Douglas A. Blackmon, this film explores the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively create a new form of slavery in the South, which persists well into the 20th century. This "neoslavery" sentences African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized every day behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne narrates.G
12:30 pm 
Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom   Starring Jamie Hector, best known for playing Marlo Stanfield on the HBO series The Wire, in the lead role, FREDERICK DOUGLASS: PATHWAY FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM tells the traumatic and compelling story of Douglass' early life. Born in Maryland, his mother was a slave and his father was a white man, most likely his mother's owner. Separated from his mother as an infant and then later his maternal grandmother, Douglass was sent to live with the Auld family in Baltimore. D
1:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Two"  Frederick Douglass escapes slavery and joins William Lloyd Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. After fleeing to England to escape recapture, Douglas returns to the U.S. in 1847 to launch his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown reveals his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852. Part 2 of 3G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
3:00 pm 
3:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
4:00 pm 
Slavery By Another Name   Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name by Douglas A. Blackmon, this film explores the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively create a new form of slavery in the South, which persists well into the 20th century. This "neoslavery" sentences African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized every day behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne narrates.G
5:30 pm 
Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom   Starring Jamie Hector, best known for playing Marlo Stanfield on the HBO series The Wire, in the lead role, FREDERICK DOUGLASS: PATHWAY FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM tells the traumatic and compelling story of Douglass' early life. Born in Maryland, his mother was a slave and his father was a white man, most likely his mother's owner. Separated from his mother as an infant and then later his maternal grandmother, Douglass was sent to live with the Auld family in Baltimore. D
6:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Two"  Frederick Douglass escapes slavery and joins William Lloyd Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. After fleeing to England to escape recapture, Douglas returns to the U.S. in 1847 to launch his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown reveals his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852. Part 2 of 3G
7:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
8:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Norwegian Cruise Lines sails to big gains on its first day as a publicly traded company. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with the company's CEO Kevin Sheehan. Is the IPO market ready to takeoff in 2013. D
8:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
9:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
10:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Chasing The Light"  Some of Idaho's professional landscape photographers share their secrets for positioning themselves to capture a special scene in a photograph, often waiting hours, even days, for the natural lighting they seek to preserve. OUTDOOR IDAHO travels with them to locations that encapsulate Idaho's treasured scenery.G
10:30 pm 
Frederick Douglass: Pathway from Slavery to Freedom   Starring Jamie Hector, best known for playing Marlo Stanfield on the HBO series The Wire, in the lead role, FREDERICK DOUGLASS: PATHWAY FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM tells the traumatic and compelling story of Douglass' early life. Born in Maryland, his mother was a slave and his father was a white man, most likely his mother's owner. Separated from his mother as an infant and then later his maternal grandmother, Douglass was sent to live with the Auld family in Baltimore. D
11:00 pm 
The Abolitionists: American Experience  "The Abolitionists, Part Two"  Frederick Douglass escapes slavery and joins William Lloyd Garrison in the anti-slavery movement. After fleeing to England to escape recapture, Douglas returns to the U.S. in 1847 to launch his own anti-slavery paper. John Brown reveals his radical plan to raise an army, attack plantations and free the slaves. Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1852. Part 2 of 3G

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