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August 18, 2008
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1:00 am 
NOVA  "Nova ScienceNOW - Extinction"  This edition of the science newsmagazine features groundbreaking new genetic research that might solve the mystery of longevity. Other stories include unlocking the secrets of ancient papyrus scrolls, an innovative young archaeologist and the investigation of a 250-year-old murder mystery.G
2:00 am 
Masters of Technology  "Burt Rutan"  The designer of the first and only airplane to circle the globe without refueling continues to design innovative aircraft by hand in his Mojave Desert office.G
2:30 am 
Masters of Technology  "Vinton Cerf"  Called the father of the Internet, Cerf developed and implemented many of the protocols for the groundbreaking technology.G
3:00 am 
A Place of Our Own  "The Power of Play"  NULL
3:30 am 
Los Ninos En Su Casa  "Inspirando Aprendizaje"  NULL
4:00 am 
BBC World News   NULL
4:30 am 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Asf Fue: IV"  This episode is the fourth segment of the four-part review of the entire series and features Raquel talking about her experiences since arriving in Mexico.G
5:00 am 
Body Electric   NULL
5:30 am 
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood  "Nobody Can Do Everything/Whistles"  Mister Rogers delights in a visitor who can whistle, especially because that's something Mister Rogers hasn't been able to learn. Nobody can do everything. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Robert Troll learns about people by taking a census.G
6:00 am 
Peep and the Big Wide World  "Night Light/Sounds Like. . ."  Night Light - Afraid that the sun has forgotten to rise, Peep and Quack are relieved when they discover a flashlight. Shadows can help you make pictures! The kids trace shadows inside on paper and outside on the driveway to make pictures. "Try making shadows with your friends. D
6:30 am 
Arthur  "What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery"  What's Cooking?: Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is coming to judge Lakewood Elementary's first ever cooking contest! Arthur thinks he has a shot at winning - if only he can get his dad to stop telling him what to do. In the end, Arthur experiences the joy of cooking firsthandà and he discovers that sometimes culinary mistakes create the best dishes. Buster's Special Delivery: Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds out that his new job is actually hard work! When misplaced letters lead to canceled field trips and stewed prunes with lunch, Buster is left holding the bag. D
7:00 am 
Curious George  "Robot Monkey Hullabalo/Curious George and the Slithery Day"  At the museum, George joins Professor Wiseman and the Man with the Yellow Hat on a stroll through an amazing new robot exhibit. George is watching and feeding Mr. Zoobel's gopher snake, Bruno, and mice, Benjy and Willie, for the day.G
7:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "Great Race/Tummy Trouble"  Great Race - T-Bone finds himself in a contest with Mac. He doesn't win, but he does his best. T-Bone learns that you don't have to win to feel good - you just have to do your very best. D
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Tortoise and the Hare"  On your mark, get set...wait! Princess Pea and Red are in a potato sack race in the park but can't agree on how fast to go! The Super Readers fly into the famous race between the Tortoise and the Hare, and help these friends as they head to the finish line. Will slow and steady win this race, could fast be more fun, or will our fairytale friends learn a completely different lesson?G
8:30 am 
Dragon Tales  "Itching for a Cure/The Big Race"  Itching for a Cure - Emmy, Max, Enrique and their dragon friends are building a giant card house. While they're balancing cards, the ground begins to tremble and the cards come crashing down! They set out to investigate the source of the rumbling tremors and find their giant friend Mungus rolling around on the ground. He has a terrible itch that just won't go away! The gang brings Mungus to Dr. Booboogone for help, and she sends them on a quest for special ingredients to make "Itch Be Gone" cream. D
9:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Max The Magician"  Max the Magician magically appears on Sesame Street as Rosita, Big Bird and Elmo are eating snacks with Chris. Everyone is excited to see some real magic. First, Max takes one scarf out of his pocket and puts it with two other scarves to make three scarves- what was two has become three. D
10:00 am 
It's A Big Big World  "My Friend Will Bee Right Back/Learning to Fly"  Bob befriends a bee named Stripey. Winslow tries to fly and challenges Burdette to a competition.G
10:30 am 
WordWorld  "The Lost Letter L/Catch That C!"  The Lost Letter L - When Duck accidentally breaks the L off Frog's lamp, he decides not to tell Frog. Instead, he'll just fix it himself. Although Bug and Dog try to help, things spiral out of control, and soon Duck has broken a lamp, a lever and even Frog's log! Duck learns that everyone makes mistakes and admitting them sooner rather than later can make a big difference. D
11:00 am 
Caillou  "Just for Laughs"  Caillou's clowning around today and having a wonderful time. Seeing Bravo the magician at a friend's birthday party inspires Caillou to become Caillou the Great and put on a magic show of his own. He plays the clown for a wary Rosie, who's afraid of clowns until Caillou shows her they're just people wearing silly costumes. D
11:30 am 
Barney & Friends  "Riff's Musical Zoo and the Princess and the Frog"  Riff's Musical Zoo: Everyone is excited about an upcoming trip to the zoo. When the trip is postponed, Riff decides to create a musical zoo. He gathers instruments that sound like real animals. D
12:00 pm 
Teletubbies  "Go Karts"  A group of boys races their go karts. The Teletubbies stop to watch a group of children riding on a rickshaw. The children want to go faster and faster, but they have to push really hard when they go up the hill. The Teletubbies dance a skipping dance.G
12:30 pm 
Zoboomafoo  "Messy & Clean"  It's time to clean out the closet but the more Zoboo tries to help, the bigger the mess he makes! No sooner is everything back in its place, than some European wild boars and a capuchin monkey mess everything up again.G
1:00 pm 
Between the Lions  "Giants and Cubs"  Leona thinks scary giants are coming into the library to clobber lion cubs.G
1:30 pm 
Wishbone  "Bark That Bark"  This live-action program follows the exploits of Wishbone the dog and his human friends, Joe, David and Samantha through their adventures in their hometown of Oakdale. Wishbone's everyday experiences trigger his imagination and he finds himself in scenes from classic works of literature. In this episode, David overloads on responsibilities and doesn't understand the wisdom of asking for help. D
2:00 pm 
Curious George  "Robot Monkey Hullabalo/Curious George and the Slithery Day"  At the museum, George joins Professor Wiseman and the Man with the Yellow Hat on a stroll through an amazing new robot exhibit. George is watching and feeding Mr. Zoobel's gopher snake, Bruno, and mice, Benjy and Willie, for the day.G
2:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Lady Redundant Woman/A Game of Cat and Mouse"  Lady Redundant Woman - All Beatrice Bixby wants is to be named manager of the local copy shop where she works. But one day when she merges with a photocopier she becomes Lady Redundant Woman. A Game of Cat and Mouse - Just when it seems like nothing can stop Dr 2 Brains from transforming hair gel into cream cheese, WordGirl teams up with the newest resident of 2 Brain's old science lab - Professor Tubing. D
3:00 pm 
Maya & Miguel  "Abuela Upmanship"  Maya is sick about hearing how wonderful Lola's grandmother is - she seems to do everything just perfectly. Maya feels her own Abuela is pretty great and wants her to be recognized too. So she happens to mention that Abuela used to be a movie star! Now Maya has to prevent her friends and neighbors from discovering that Abuela's acting career was limited to a supporting role in a high school play. D
3:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Ecohaven Cse"  Someone has stolen the legendary cyberbeast Choocroca from cybersite EcoHaven, and the only clue is the culprit's footprint. Using the principles of "body math," the CyberSquad has to sleuth out who took Choocroca, and rescue the massive beast.G
4:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Relaxin' with Ruff"  Ruff decides to turn over a new leaf--the stress of running a TV show will no longer get to him-no siree. He sends the FETCHers to a spa to learn about yoga and how to get their heart rates down, then it's on to an amusement park to get their pulses racing and scientifically measure their "fear factor.". D
4:30 pm 
Arthur  "What's Cooking?/Buster's Special Delivery"  What's Cooking?: Celebrity chef Ming Tsai is coming to judge Lakewood Elementary's first ever cooking contest! Arthur thinks he has a shot at winning - if only he can get his dad to stop telling him what to do. In the end, Arthur experiences the joy of cooking firsthandà and he discovers that sometimes culinary mistakes create the best dishes. Buster's Special Delivery: Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds out that his new job is actually hard work! When misplaced letters lead to canceled field trips and stewed prunes with lunch, Buster is left holding the bag. D
5:00 pm 
WordWorld  "The Lost Letter L/Catch That C!"  The Lost Letter L - When Duck accidentally breaks the L off Frog's lamp, he decides not to tell Frog. Instead, he'll just fix it himself. Although Bug and Dog try to help, things spiral out of control, and soon Duck has broken a lamp, a lever and even Frog's log! Duck learns that everyone makes mistakes and admitting them sooner rather than later can make a big difference. D
5:30 pm 
6:00 pm 
7:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Providence, RI - Hour Three"  Host Mark Walberg visits the Providence Jewelry Museum and discovers Providence once was the costume jewelry capital of the world. Appraiser Joyce Jonas offers a primer of the vintage "fabulous fake" jewelry market, including such famous brands as Chanel, Dior and Schiaparelli - all made in Providence. Appraisers at the Rhode Island Convention Center discover such gems as a collection of 20th-century Remington ammunition-themed calendars, a set of prints by Rembrandt and Albrecht Durer, and a 1923 bronze automobile hood ornament valued at $20,000 to $30,000. Part 3 of 3G
8:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Sweden & Denmark"  After Copenhagen, Megan experiences a Viking festival in Aarhus and explores the free state of Christiania. In Stockholm, she picnics on moose sausage and reindeer p�t�, meets tennis legend Bjorn Borg and tours the Nobel Museum.G
9:00 pm 
History Detectives  "John Adams Book/Mankato Spoon/NC-4: First Across the Atlantic"  Do these tattered pages open the book on a President who built a nation even as his own son fell into ruin? What does this delicate silver spoon have to do with the largest mass execution in American history? Is this piece of fabric a remnant from the first transatlantic flight, eight years before Lindbergh?G
10:00 pm 
Documenting The Face of America   The prairie populist and government bureaucrat brings together a legendary group of New Deal-sponsored photographers who traverse the country in the 1930s and early 1940s, capturing Depression-era America. The program explores the personal vision and struggles of the photographers, including Gordon Parks, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee and Walker Evans.G
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Rick Wagoner"  Part one of a look at GM with CEO Rick Wagoner. D
1:01 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Competing Ideologies"  Wendell Brooks is a teacher at the diverse Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California. Mr. Brooks' ninth–grade history class focuses on a variety of political ideologies present during the period of World War I. His class includes lively discussion on capitalism, communism, totalitarianism, and Nazism, as portrayed by leaders such as Hitler and Mussolini. In his lesson, Mr. Brooks incorporates a Socratic discussion into his lesson, as well as group activities and presentations. D
1:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Economic Dilemmas and Solutions"  Steven Page is a 12th–grade economics teacher at Vivian Gaither Senior High School in Tampa, Florida. In this lesson, students review and interpret the government. D
2:01 am 
Rural Communities: Legacy & Change  "Basics"  The quality of everyday life depends on public services and community maintenance. Taken forngranted in modern society, these services become expensive for the sparse population base ofnrural areas.n. D
3:01 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Strength to Overcome"  South Africa: This Land Is My Land. D
3:29 am 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Developing Countries"  Cote d. D
4:01 am 
World of Abnormal Psychology, The  "Mood Disorders"  Depression is one of the most common psychological problems. In this program, psychologistsnand biologists look at the causes and treatment of both depression and bipolar disorder and shownthe progress that has been made in helping people return to productive and satisfying lives.n. D
5:00 am 
Ciao Italia  "Dolce Celeste - Heavenly Desserts"  Father Jonathan DeFelice is a college president who loves to cook. Mary Ann joins him in the St. Anselm College's monastery kitchen to prepare two childhood favorites. D
5:30 am 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The South"  Regional favorites include chicken with white barbecue sauce and grilled okra popsicles; Tennessee pork loin with whiskey; and grilled peach cobbler.G
6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna"  Rick tiptoes through the palace of Maria Theresa and is dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. He picnics on the Danube, nibbles strudel in an old world cafe, takes in slinky Art Nouveau and waltzes to Johann Strauss refrains.G
6:30 am 
Travelscope  "Zambia River Adventure"  Joseph "roughs it" in a swank safari camp on the shore of the great Zambezi river within ear shot of hippos and elephants and then heads south to stand on historic Livingstone Island at the edge of thundering Victoria Falls. D
7:00 am 
Gardenstory: Inspiring Spaces, Healing Places  "The Garden as Classroom: Thomas Jefferson Academical Village, Charlottesville, VA"  This episode visits the Thomas Jefferson Academical Village in Charlottesville, Virginia.G
7:30 am 
This Old House  "New Orleans Project, Part 3"  Norm Abram works on the side porch while homeowner Rashida Ferdinand strips paint from the historic windows. Norm and Kevin O'Connor join Branford Marsalis and volunteers at Musicians' Village to help raise walls, lay decking and install windows, one house at a time in flood-ravaged New Orleans.G
8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Home Fitness/Spa Center (Attic Makeover, Part 4)"  With heavy construction complete, Vicki and Sloan get busy creating the perfect space for mind, body and soul by setting up the exercise equipment, A/V units and juice bar. The duo also installs a power valet in the large storage closet. D
8:30 am 
Cultivating Life  "Charleston"  Topics include: plant hunters searching for heirloom crinums and roses, artisans making traditional sweetgrass baskets and the art of making South Carolina barbecue.G
9:00 am 
Paint Paper and Crafts  "A Gallery of Diamonds"  Wood refinisher Bruce Johnson spruces up drawer fronts with diamonds; Sloan showcases gallery glass applications for vertical surfaces; and sensational stationery designer Anna Griffin inspires you to try making tri-fold cards. D
9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Canvas On Canvas"  Donna layers her canvas to create a 3-D seascape painting, and then demonstrates how to make a floor cloth with a fabric border.G
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "30-Minute Skillet Casseroles"  Kitchen experts prepare a chicken pot pie and tamale pie. They also taste-test bottled salad dressings.G
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy  "Hazelnut Haven"  Lidia heads to Piemonte for the nut's fall harvest. In the kitchen, she fixes roasted pepper rolls stuffed with tuna, served with quince and hazelnut chutney.G
11:01 am 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 1: Principles of Artful Teaching"  The program opens with teachers sharing passionate insights about why they teach the arts to young people. Then short classroom segments illustrate how arts teachers employ seven. D
12:01 pm 
Making Civics Real: A Workshop for Teachers  "Workshop 2. Electoral Politics"  This program shows the conclusion of a 12-week civic engagement unit developed by the national Student Voices program. Jos. D
1:01 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Public Opinion and the Vietnam War"  Liz Morrison is a ninth–grade American history teacher at Parkway South High School in suburban St. Louis, Missouri. In a lesson on the Vietnam War, Ms. Morrison explores how public opinion was shaped by key events. D
1:29 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Migration from Latin America"  Mavis Weir teaches 10th–grade history at Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, California. In this lesson, students explore the various reasons people emigrate from their homeland. The class is broken up into six separate groups, each representing a different Latin American country with its own set of resources. D
2:01 pm 
Rural Communities: Legacy & Change  "Will to Grow"  Why does a community such as Caliente, Nevada, survive all odds while another with almostnidentical resources becomes a ghost town? The social infrastructure of these communities isnexamined for clues.nn. D
3:01 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Population Geography"  Mexico: Motive To Migrate. D
3:30 pm 
Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century, The  "Dynamic Pacific Rim"  Ecuador: Orange Alert. D
4:01 pm 
World of Abnormal Psychology, The  "Schizophrenias"  In emotionally moving interviews, this program visits people who suffer from the hallucinations,nparanoia, and psychological disarray of these disabling illnesses. In addition to examiningnsymptoms and treatments, the program helps debunk some of the myths associated with thendisorder and shows its human side and the strength of those who fight to overcome it.n. D
5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Dolce Celeste - Heavenly Desserts"  Father Jonathan DeFelice is a college president who loves to cook. Mary Ann joins him in the St. Anselm College's monastery kitchen to prepare two childhood favorites. D
5:30 pm 
Barbecue University with Steven Raichlen  "The South"  Regional favorites include chicken with white barbecue sauce and grilled okra popsicles; Tennessee pork loin with whiskey; and grilled peach cobbler.G
6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Vienna"  Rick tiptoes through the palace of Maria Theresa and is dazzled by the Hapsburg crown jewels. He picnics on the Danube, nibbles strudel in an old world cafe, takes in slinky Art Nouveau and waltzes to Johann Strauss refrains.G
6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Zambia River Adventure"  Joseph "roughs it" in a swank safari camp on the shore of the great Zambezi river within ear shot of hippos and elephants and then heads south to stand on historic Livingstone Island at the edge of thundering Victoria Falls. D
7:00 pm 
Gardenstory: Inspiring Spaces, Healing Places  "The Garden as Classroom: Thomas Jefferson Academical Village, Charlottesville, VA"  This episode visits the Thomas Jefferson Academical Village in Charlottesville, Virginia.G
7:30 pm 
This Old House  "New Orleans Project, Part 3"  Norm Abram works on the side porch while homeowner Rashida Ferdinand strips paint from the historic windows. Norm and Kevin O'Connor join Branford Marsalis and volunteers at Musicians' Village to help raise walls, lay decking and install windows, one house at a time in flood-ravaged New Orleans.G
8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Home Fitness/Spa Center (Attic Makeover, Part 4)"  With heavy construction complete, Vicki and Sloan get busy creating the perfect space for mind, body and soul by setting up the exercise equipment, A/V units and juice bar. The duo also installs a power valet in the large storage closet. D
8:30 pm 
Cultivating Life  "Charleston"  Topics include: plant hunters searching for heirloom crinums and roses, artisans making traditional sweetgrass baskets and the art of making South Carolina barbecue.G
9:00 pm 
Paint Paper and Crafts  "A Gallery of Diamonds"  Wood refinisher Bruce Johnson spruces up drawer fronts with diamonds; Sloan showcases gallery glass applications for vertical surfaces; and sensational stationery designer Anna Griffin inspires you to try making tri-fold cards. D
9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Canvas On Canvas"  Donna layers her canvas to create a 3-D seascape painting, and then demonstrates how to make a floor cloth with a fabric border.G
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "30-Minute Skillet Casseroles"  Kitchen experts prepare a chicken pot pie and tamale pie. They also taste-test bottled salad dressings.G
10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy  "Hazelnut Haven"  Lidia heads to Piemonte for the nut's fall harvest. In the kitchen, she fixes roasted pepper rolls stuffed with tuna, served with quince and hazelnut chutney.G
11:01 pm 
Art of Teaching The Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, The  "Workshop 1: Principles of Artful Teaching"  The program opens with teachers sharing passionate insights about why they teach the arts to young people. Then short classroom segments illustrate how arts teachers employ seven. D
1:00 am 
NOW on PBS  "The U.S.-Mexico Border Fence"  In 2006, Congress authorized the Secure Fence Act, a multi-billion dollar plan to build hundreds of miles of fencing along the southern border of the United States to stem the flow of undocumented immigrants and provide security from potential terrorism. But what was built to fight illegal immigration has turned into a nightmare for many Americans living along the U.S.-Mexico border. D
1:30 am 
McLaughlin Group  "Internet Campaigning: How Did Obama Get The Edge?"  Chrystia Freeland, The Financial Times; Pat Buchanan, MSNBC; Monica Crowley, Syndicated Radio Commentator; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D
2:00 am 
History Detectives  "Lee's Last Orders, Natchez House, Napoleonic Sword"  In South Carolina, a historic gentleman's club may own an original copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's farewell address. Also investigated are a possible home of a Spanish colonial don in Mississippi and a Louisiana family's sword that may have been used by Napoleon.G
3:00 am 
Charlie Rose  "Ben Stiller/Car Design"  A conversation with Ben Stiller about his film Tropic Thunder. Next, a discussion about the design of automobiles with Joel Piaskowski of Hyundai, Franz von Holzhausen of Mazda, Edward T. Welburn Jr of General Motors and Phil Patton of The New York Times. D
4:00 am 
Foreign Exchange   Argentina's angry farm lobby has shut down highways, blocked exports and choked the local food supply. Will the world feel their wrath at the grocery store check-out? Plus, we'll meet some of Iraq's four million uprooted citizens. And a look inside the minds of Arab moderates. D
4:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  "Animal Testing Ethics/Slow Medicine/Atheist Baby Naming"  Saul Gonzalez explores the moral and ethical debate over the use of animals for medical research and experimentation; Lucky Severson reports on a medical approach that seeks comfort rather than cure when treating the elderly; Atheist Alliance International President Margaret Downey explains how atheists celebrate the birth of a child. D
5:00 am 
Bill Moyers Journal  "Us Imperial Presidency"  Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. D
6:00 am 
Global Voices  "The Flute Player/50/Fifty"  Arn Chorn-Pond's family was slaughtered by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, along with 90 percent of Cambodia's musicians and artists. Now living in the U.S., Arn is attempting to transcend the terrors of "Pol Pot time" by rescuing traditional Cambodian music from extinction. D
7:00 am 
Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Program  "We Will Not Die Like Dogs"  "We Will Not Die Like Dogs" profiles AIDS activists from the four African countries of Nigeria, Uganda, Burkina Faso and Zambia. Intimately honest and provocative testimonies of individuals living with the epidemic on a daily basis take a unique and poignant look at the African response to the continent's deadliest epidemic.G
8:00 am 
History Detectives  "Lee's Last Orders, Natchez House, Napoleonic Sword"  In South Carolina, a historic gentleman's club may own an original copy of Gen. Robert E. Lee's farewell address. Also investigated are a possible home of a Spanish colonial don in Mississippi and a Louisiana family's sword that may have been used by Napoleon.G
9:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
10:00 am 
Foreign Exchange   Argentina's angry farm lobby has shut down highways, blocked exports and choked the local food supply. Will the world feel their wrath at the grocery store check-out? Plus, we'll meet some of Iraq's four million uprooted citizens. And a look inside the minds of Arab moderates. D
10:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  "Animal Testing Ethics/Slow Medicine/Atheist Baby Naming"  Saul Gonzalez explores the moral and ethical debate over the use of animals for medical research and experimentation; Lucky Severson reports on a medical approach that seeks comfort rather than cure when treating the elderly; Atheist Alliance International President Margaret Downey explains how atheists celebrate the birth of a child. D
11:00 am 
Bill Moyers Journal  "Us Imperial Presidency"  Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. D
12:00 pm 
Global Voices  "The Flute Player/50/Fifty"  Arn Chorn-Pond's family was slaughtered by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s, along with 90 percent of Cambodia's musicians and artists. Now living in the U.S., Arn is attempting to transcend the terrors of "Pol Pot time" by rescuing traditional Cambodian music from extinction. D
1:00 pm 
Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Program  "We Will Not Die Like Dogs"  "We Will Not Die Like Dogs" profiles AIDS activists from the four African countries of Nigeria, Uganda, Burkina Faso and Zambia. Intimately honest and provocative testimonies of individuals living with the epidemic on a daily basis take a unique and poignant look at the African response to the continent's deadliest epidemic.G
2:00 pm 
Charlie Rose  "Ben Stiller/Car Design"  A conversation with Ben Stiller about his film Tropic Thunder. Next, a discussion about the design of automobiles with Joel Piaskowski of Hyundai, Franz von Holzhausen of Mazda, Edward T. Welburn Jr of General Motors and Phil Patton of The New York Times. D
3:00 pm 
Nature  "Wisdom of the Wild"  This film illustrates some of the ways in which animals help teach, heal and strengthen people in body, mind and spirit.G
4:00 pm 
Wild Chronicles   News from Nature - Wild Chronicles follows photographer Frans Lanting on assignment for National Geographic magazine to New Zealand's sub-Antarctic Campbell Island to capture a rare glimpse of the albatross's courtship displays. Efficiently designed to ride air currents, albatrosses come ashore only to breed. But slow reproduction rates make populations vulnerable and conservationists warn that many albatross species may be facing extinction. D
4:30 pm 
Wild Chronicles   Topics include: Saving Florida bears, restoring prairie land, a giant tarantula and cleaning America's waterways.G
5:00 pm 
Wild Chronicles   Topics include: environmental challenges to the Orinoco, ocean census in the Gulf of Maine and illegal shark finning practices.G
5:30 pm 
Wild Chronicles   Adventure and Exploration - In Bhutan, National Geographic grantee Kira Salak sets out on the daunting Snowman Trek, a grueling 24-day expedition crisscrossing over 200 miles of Himalayan peaks. Notorious for unpredictable weather and personal risks, more people have reached the summit of Everest than completed this trek. Wild Chronicles follows the adventurers as they traverse some of the most remote and inaccessible land in the world, exploring a country that only recently opened its doors to tourists in 1972. D
6:00 pm 
Nature  "Wisdom of the Wild"  This film illustrates some of the ways in which animals help teach, heal and strengthen people in body, mind and spirit.G
7:00 pm 
8:00 pm 
8:30 pm 
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9:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Getaways"  We asked each of our producers to choose a favorite Idaho Getaway. Bruce Reichert found solitude on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River with a September float trip. John Crancer swung into the saddle on a century old guest ranch in eastern Idaho, helping herd cattle. Joan Cartan-Hansen sought a more urban habitat with her son and daughter, exploring resort opportunities in northern Idaho. Jim Peck crossed the Bitterroot Mountains, in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark. And Marcia Franklin found timeless outdoor adventures in the Sawtooth valley. Along the way, each of them found ways to break free from the ordinary, in a state that's known for its adventurous spirit.G
10:00 pm 
Wild Chronicles   Topics include: environmental challenges to the Orinoco, ocean census in the Gulf of Maine and illegal shark finning practices.G
10:30 pm 
Wild Chronicles   Adventure and Exploration - In Bhutan, National Geographic grantee Kira Salak sets out on the daunting Snowman Trek, a grueling 24-day expedition crisscrossing over 200 miles of Himalayan peaks. Notorious for unpredictable weather and personal risks, more people have reached the summit of Everest than completed this trek. Wild Chronicles follows the adventurers as they traverse some of the most remote and inaccessible land in the world, exploring a country that only recently opened its doors to tourists in 1972. D
11:00 pm 
Nature  "Wisdom of the Wild"  This film illustrates some of the ways in which animals help teach, heal and strengthen people in body, mind and spirit.G

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