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August 18, 2012
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8:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Neighborly Supper"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a casual meal featuring delectable "Walnut Stuffed Mushrooms." "Roasted Butternut Squash with Garlic" is served on the side, along with mouthwatering "Spinach with Garbanzo Beans and Caramelized Onion." Scrumptious "Light and Lovely Lemon Cake" rounds out this simple supper menu. D
8:30 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "The Mountain Region of Sothern Norway "On Top of Norway""  Host Andreas Viestad ventures to the tallest mountain in Norway: Galdopiggen. Then, Andreas prepares some desserts using the fruits of summer, including sweet and tart berries. D
9:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Not Just for Kids"  Bridget shows Chris how to make the ultimate Chicken Nuggets at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of yellow mustard. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for broiler-safe cooking dishes. D
9:30 am 
Cuisine Culture  "Carol Duval Leroy, Vertus, France"  Champagne has never been the same since Carol Duval Leroy took over her family's vineyards. We experience Champagne tasting competitions and authentic French cuisine on this gastronomical tour de force. Rising-star chef Michael Nizzero prepares a Tartare de Langoustine and two dishes made with ingredients from his garden: Vegetarian Gnocchi and variations of Rhubarb and Strawberry. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
10:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Digital Scrapbooking"  Learn how to use software, online resources, Facebook, Twitter, blogs and more in your scrapbooking. We begin with a digital scrapbook page with Patty Debowski. Then, learn how to maximize your time online with Joe Rotella. D
11:00 am 
Jerry Yarnell School of Fine Art  "Return to Days of Old, Part 4"  Jerry adds final details to the nostalgic painting.G
11:30 am 
Pedal America  "Let's Keep It Weird - Austin, Texas"  Austinites don't just party, they celebrate with bicycles to give added value to the city's motto "Let's Keep It Weird." Ira David hails Austin as a bicycle-friendly city when he visits a bicycle zoo and pedals in a bicycle parade. Journey along the Lance Armstrong Bikeway and Trail at Lady Bird Lake. D
12:00 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 4 of 10"  With the exterior shingles going up on the house, builder Andy Tiplady shows host Kevin O'Connor why he's using red cedar instead of white, and how he is creating the signature flair on the building between the first and second floors. Inside, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Kevin how he's heating and cooling the house using a hydronic system that is integrated with a solar hot water system on the roof. Solar contractor Kevin Price also helps with solar panels for electricity, now that the price of the panels has come down 50 percent in the last four years. D
12:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing New Vinyl Trim; Installing a New Dishwasher"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with a siding contractor to install new vinyl trim around a window. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner install a new dishwasher. D
1:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Outdoor Accents"  Durable choices for garage doors, decks, and home trim. D
1:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Wall Cabinet"  A Wall Cabinet is built which features detailed moldings such as a dentil, cove and quarter round.G
2:00 pm 
MotorWeek  "Hyundai Genesis Coupe"  Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Road Test: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth. Goss' Garage: TPMS Maintenance. D
2:30 pm 
America's Heartland   An Oregon dairy's community outreach delivers more than milk; A sheep shearing class in Tennessee is definitely "Hands On"; A cookbook author encourages consumers to support farmers; "Ask a Farmer" explains why horses are measured in "hands". D
3:00 pm 
NOVA  "Rat Attack"  When the bamboo blooms every 48 years in the remote Indian state of Mizoram, it spurs an explosion in the rat population that feeds off the bamboo's fruit. NOVA follows this tale that includes destroyed crops and famine, and investigates why the bamboo flowers every half-century.G
4:00 pm 
Antiques Roadshow  "Tucson, Az - Hour 2"  Experts uncover a vibrant 19th-century Navajo chief's blanket, a silver brooch made in the 1940s by sculptor Jose DeRivero, and a 1776 French Harp, worth up to $60,000. Part 2 of 3G
5:00 pm 
Priceless Antiques Roadshow   Host Fiona Bruce introduces some items that were bought for pennies and turned out to be worth a small fortune. Painting specialist Mark Poltimore discovers what happened when his grandfather met the most famous soprano in the world.G
5:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Edinburgh"  Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stowaway on Her Majesty's yacht Britannia.G
6:00 pm 
European Journal  "A Mining Frenzy Hits The Arctic"  Spain: Heading South - Part Two of our series "Journeys in Europe" - In the summer, Europeans go on vacation. Schools are closed and many companies make do with a skeleton work force. The motorways, in contrast, are busier than ever, with people trying to get to the seashore as fast as possible. D
6:30 pm 
BBC Newsnight   NULL
7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "Can't Help Singing"  Natalie Nevins and Jimmy Roberts "Cuddle Up a Little Closer" for this 1966 show filled with memorable melodies. JoAnn Castle plays a rousing "Bill Bailey," and Norma Zimmer "Can't Help Singing." Myron Floren performs the "Spanish Samba" and violinist Joe Livoti plays "Intermezzo."G
8:00 pm 
Are You Being Served?  "Shedding The Load"  Sales are down; profits are low. In an effort to economize, Young Mr. Grace must let someone go.G
8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances - The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket  "The Art Exhibition"  Hyacinth bones up on art knowledge when she and Richard are invited to a showing at a gallery. Her polish stands to be stripped when her father shows up too.G
9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "Rocky's Wedding Day"  Lionel's father is getting married, and Jean and Lionel are to be in the ceremony. Events go awry leaving Lionel to play an unintended role.G
9:30 pm 
Outnumbered   Mum and Dad want a quiet meal for two, but first they have to escape the house.G
10:02 pm 
The Red Green Show  "Out of the Woods"  Red and Ed trap a large animal roaming the woods at night. Then, Red demonstrates carefree travel by using wear-on luggage.G
10:30 pm 
My Family  "Abi Ever After"  On the eve of their big day, Roger and Abi get cold feet thanks to their respective mothers. For this accident-prone pair, anything could happen before the ceremony, and apparently Ben comparing marriage to "being in a boxing ring" has not been helpful.G
11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Day of the Moon"  The Doctor is locked up in Area 51. Amy, Rory and River Song are being hunted down by the FBI. But, with the help of President Nixon and Neil Armstrong, the Doctor is able to mount a rebellion against an alien invasion dating back to the very beginnings of human civilization.G
11:46 pm 
Doctor Who: Confidential  "Breaking The Silence"  NULL
8:00 am 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery"  There's a mystery in Storybrook Village - the case of the broken guitar strings! Jack thinks Whyatt is the culprit, but he knows he's innocent! The Super Readers fly into the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and meet up with Goldilocks, who is just as determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house! What will it take for Goldilocks, and Whyatt, to convince everyone they're telling the truth? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for convincing someone, explore the practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
8:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "A Heck of a Neck/Gilbert Visits The Nest"  The Pteranodon kids have a Nature Trackers adventure when they meet Denise Diplodocus, a super-long, super big dinosaur. At first the kids mistake Denise's neck for a snake, and tail as a bridge. Later, Denise amazes the kids, telling them how hard it is for her to raise up her long, heavy neck. D
9:00 am 
The Electric Company  "Wiki Wiki Walter"  Hector challenges Manny to find a beatboxer better than Shock. Shock panics! After his last beatboxing competition with his best friend WikiWiki Walter, their friendship was ruined! When Manny finds a competitor who turns out to be Shock's old beatboxing pal, Wiki, and with Doug E. Fresh as the beatboxing judge, the competition gets a little more interesting. D
9:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Masked Bandits"  As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced it's some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators. D
10:00 am 
WordWorld  "Back On Track/The Rainbow Birthday Cake"  Back on Track: While looking through his telescope, Frog notices that Kangaroo's mail train is headed straight for a broken track! He has to rely on BEAR and her tiny new tricycle to get him there to fix the track on time. And if the tricycle isn't tiny enough, Dog, Duck, and Ant and all his cousins climb on board to lend a hand. Will they make it in time? The Rainbow Birthday Cake: It is Frog's birthday, and Duck wants to make him a big, beautiful birthday cake frosted in the colors of the rainbow. D
10:30 am 
WordGirl  "Bonkers for Bingo/The Ballad of Steve McClean"  Bonkers for Bingo - Granny May is the city's newest bingo champion. WordGirl challenge Granny May in a bingo tournament to make sure that she's given up her evil ways. Vocabulary Words: Undefeated, Adore. D
11:00 am 
Dialogue  "Busted Bronco"  In 2003, former Boise State All-American defensive end and Montana State University college football coach Joe O'Brien faced a stunning downfall. He was arrested for his part in an illegal drug distribution scheme.Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with O'Brien and Boise writer Bob Evancho, co-author of O'Brien's life story "Busted Bronco: From Addiction to Redemption."G
11:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Mexican Brunch"  A Mexican brunch is the perfect way to ease into the weekend. This episode will look at what a late breakfast/early lunch in Mexico might look like and what recipes you can prepare in your own home. Those will include: Rabo de Mestiza: Poached Eggs in a Tomato and Poblano Rajas Sauce; Refried Beans and Cheese Chimichangas; Garibaldis: Vanilla Pound Cakes with Lime-Apricot Glaze and Sprinkles. D
12:00 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Minty Holiday"  Host Katie Brown creates recipes and projects inspired by the festive red and white peppermint. In the Kitchen: refreshing mashed potato blend, rack of lamb with minty glaze, and Kim's thin mint cookies. Projects: Peppermint place settings and a tabletop sign that spells JOY. D
12:30 pm 
Paint This With Jerry Yarnell  "Ruby, Part 2"  Jerry sketches in hummingbird and shows how to under-paint with different hues the various parts of the hummingbird, preparing it for final detail work. D
1:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Shell-Ebration"  Crab Cakes With Avocado Sauce; Oysters Madison; Mussels Poulette; Mussels Gratinee; Clam Fritters. D
1:30 pm 
Pedal America  "Bike The Vine - Napa Valley, California"  Come for the wine, but stay for the cycling. From Calistoga to the city of Napa, Ira David pedals his way along wineries and art museums to showcase Napa Valley as a family-friendly bicycling destination. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue  "Busted Bronco"  In 2003, former Boise State All-American defensive end and Montana State University college football coach Joe O'Brien faced a stunning downfall. He was arrested for his part in an illegal drug distribution scheme.Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with O'Brien and Boise writer Bob Evancho, co-author of O'Brien's life story "Busted Bronco: From Addiction to Redemption."G
2:30 pm 
MotorWeek  "Hyundai Genesis Coupe"  Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Road Test: 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth. Goss' Garage: TPMS Maintenance. D
3:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Chocolate Torte"  Host Christopher Kimball visits the Hotel Sacher Vienna to taste Sacher torte, and test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows him how to make foolproof Chocolate Torte at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of baking chocolate. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best nut choppers. D
3:30 pm 
Passport to Adventure  "Enchanting, Natural Norway"  Trains, ferries, and fjords - nature and man coexisting in splendor. From clean, green, cosmopolitan Oslo, to artsy, hip Bergen; Norway's cities blend seamlessly with its pristine countryside. In this episode, hosts Julie Conover and Mark Jennings begin their adventure by cycling through Oslo to visit the royal palace, an outdoor folk museum, and an amazing sculpture park, then, ferry to a quaint fjord-side bungalow to dine on fresh mussels. D
4:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "East Texas"  Zay Harding visits Fort Worth, Dallas, Huntsville and the Johnson Space Center with Alan Bean in Houston.G
5:00 pm 
Sierra Center Stage  "Bela Fleck & The Flecktones"  Bela Fleck is considered one of the world's premier banjo players. His critically acclaimed music has been nominated in more categories than any other artist in the history of the Grammy Awards - for a total of 22 times! His band includes Victor Wooten (considered by many to be the best bass player alive), Wooten's brother "Futureman," who plays an unusual self-made drum set, and Jeff Coffin, a multi-talented woodwind player. D
6:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Allen Toussaint"  Legendary New Orleans songwriter Allen Toussaint hits the stage with songs from this latest album, The Bright Mississippi, and classic hits like "Southern Nights."G
7:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "Manon"  Anna Netrebko's dazzling portrayal of the tragic heroine in Laurent Pelly's new production travels to the Met from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Piotr Beczala and Paulo Szot also star with Fabio Luisi conducting. D
10:00 pm 
Austin City Limits  "Allen Toussaint"  Legendary New Orleans songwriter Allen Toussaint hits the stage with songs from this latest album, The Bright Mississippi, and classic hits like "Southern Nights."G
11:00 pm 
Great Performances at the Met  "Manon"  Anna Netrebko's dazzling portrayal of the tragic heroine in Laurent Pelly's new production travels to the Met from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Piotr Beczala and Paulo Szot also star with Fabio Luisi conducting. D
8:00 am 
Baking with Julia  "Alice Medrich"  Master teacher and chocolatier Alice Medrich from Berkeley, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Medrich creates a chocolate genoise raspberry ruffle cake. Medrich provides tips on the best way to melt and shape chocolate. D
8:30 am 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "Salad Days"  From simple mixed greens with garlic vinaigrette to Caesar and Ni oise with fresh seared tuna, there is a salad for everyone.G
9:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Market to Table"  Joanne's day begins at the farmer's market and she shows us a fresh sugar snap pea soup. Then she works with her student Kyle to perfect his pasta techniques making a fresh fettuccine with asparagus, prosciutto, and lemon creme fraiche. Recipes: Sugar Snap Pea Soup with Mint and Meyer Lemon Oil and Fresh Fettuccine with Asparagus Ribbons and Lemon Creme Fraiche. D
9:30 am 
Simply Ming  "Julio Bermejo & Cooking with Spirits"  We all love cooking with wine but how about using spirits? On this week's episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming shows how as he cooks with tequila. He'll be joined by longtime friend, Julio Bermejo, the tequila master at Tommy's in San Francisco. Looking for inspiration Julio and Ming explore amazing food stalls at the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market before heading back to Tommy's to cook on the fly. D
10:00 am 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Treasures of Provence: Eggplant & Tomatoes"  Inspired by the cooking of Provence, Chef Keller creates some fabulous dishes with the classic combination of eggplant and tomatoes, including a show-stopping stack. Poor Man's Caviar; Eggplant, Pepper & Goat Cheese Stack.G
10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "USA: Italy's Crowd Pleasers"  NULL
11:00 am 
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science  "Session 6. Restless Landscapes"  If almost all mountains are formed the same way, why do they look so different? In this session, participants learn about the forces continually at work on the surface of the Earth that sculpt the ever-changing landscape. D
12:00 pm 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography"  The study of cultural geography focuses on how we shape our surrounding space, and how natural and man-made landscapes affect our perspectives. This session looks at literary texts through the lens of relationships of people to their environments. D
1:00 pm 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Societal and Political Aspects of Aging"  Considers individual and governmental responsibilities for the health care and financial support of older citizens. Experts and elders examine the political clout of advocacy groups, older women, and minority elders. D
2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   Teaching Channel takes you inside America's K-12 classrooms with 5 short documentaries that showcase inspiring and effective teaching practices. Watch high-achievers excel in a mixed grade classroom. See how a teacher uses food coloring to mix up her math class. D
3:00 pm 
Signing Time!  "ABCs"  Alex, Leah, Hopkins and Rachel join together for a singing and signing alphabet adventure. D
3:30 pm 
Signing Time!  "My Favorite Things"  Alex, Leah and Hopkins share signs for colors of the rainbow, yummy fruits and vegetables, and activities such as singing, dancing and jumping. D
4:00 pm 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Common Sense and the American Revolution: The Power of the Printed Word"  This workshop explores the power and importance of America's first "best-seller." Using the language of ordinary people, Thomas Paine's Common Sense called for revolution, challenging many assumptions about government and the colonies' relationship with England. This workshop contrasts the declarations of local communities with Common Sense to see how support for American independence rose up in the colonies.G
5:00 pm 
Baking with Julia  "Marcel Desaulniers"  Chef and author, Marcel Desaulniers of The Trellis in Williamsburg, Va visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Desaulniers creates a white chocolate pattycake with chocolate tulips. The viewers are told when selecting white chocolate be sure the ingredients include cocoa butter. D
5:30 pm 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "Beef"  "There's nothing as good as a good piece of meat," and as Julia is quick to point out there is less and less really good (well marbled and aged) beef to be found. Hangar Steak, Skirt Strip, Flank and Ribeye. Sauteed ribeye steak for Steak Diane, New York strip steak with crushed pepper (Steak au Poivre), sauteed chicken steak with persiallade, a classic Chateaubriand (for two, or more), les pieces de resistance: two grand All-American Hamburgers, each stacked high with Julia and Jacquess' respective favorite garnishes and condiments. D
6:00 pm 
Baking with Julia  "Norman Love"  Executive pastry chef Norman Love at Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Love creates chocolate-cinnamon beignets. Love demonstrates how to make the beignet pastry from choux paste. D
6:30 pm 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "Salmon"  Julia uses a bicycle pump to inflate parchment papillote (bag) to bake the fish. The pair also demonstrate how to filet and roast salmon.G
7:00 pm 
Baking with Julia  "Craig Kominiak"  Executive chef Craig Kominiak at Ecce Panis Bakery in New York City visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Kominiak bakes focaccia. Kominiak tests the elasticity of the dough by stretching it to see the "window" in the dough. D
7:30 pm 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "Fish"  Julia recreates a memorable Parisian meal of sole meuni re, followed by grilled halibut and poached snapper.G
8:00 pm 
Baking with Julia  "Alice Medrich"  Master teacher and chocolatier Alice Medrich from Berkeley, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Medrich creates a chocolate genoise raspberry ruffle cake. Medrich provides tips on the best way to melt and shape chocolate. D
8:30 pm 
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home  "Salad Days"  From simple mixed greens with garlic vinaigrette to Caesar and Ni oise with fresh seared tuna, there is a salad for everyone.G
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Slow and Easy Thanksgiving"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to a slow and easy Thanksgiving with Braised Turkey and makes Bread Stuffing for a crowd. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oven thermometers in the Equipment Corner. D
9:30 pm 
Simply Ming  "Julio Bermejo & Cooking with Spirits"  We all love cooking with wine but how about using spirits? On this week's episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming shows how as he cooks with tequila. He'll be joined by longtime friend, Julio Bermejo, the tequila master at Tommy's in San Francisco. Looking for inspiration Julio and Ming explore amazing food stalls at the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market before heading back to Tommy's to cook on the fly. D
10:00 pm 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Italian Love Affair"  Inspired by dishes made in her classes in Italy, Joanne introduces her student Reggie to bagnacauda, rigatoni with chicken in a tomato cream sauce, and a vegetable ribbon salad. Recipes: Bagna Cauda, Rigatoni with Chicken, Tomatoes and Cream, and Vegetable Ribbon Salad. Student: Reggie Wooden, Student. D
10:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belgium: Bruges and Brussels"  Rick goes from the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union to an area of delicate lace and back-lane bike rides in small-town Bruges.G
11:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Truth On Trial"  Is an attorney's first obligation to the court, the client, or the public? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Judge Robert Merhige, attorneys Floyd Abrams and Stanley Chesley, philosopher John Smith, and others debate civil litigation's ethical dilemmas.G
8:00 am 
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack  "Maximizing Social Security Benefits"  Guest: Mary Beth Franklin, Contributing Editor, InvestmentNews. Consuelo Mack WealthTrack reveals how to maximize your Social Security benefits, the only pension plan most Americans can count on. Award-winning financial planner and retirement expert Mary Beth Franklin shares little-known tips on how to get the most out of Social Security for you and your loved ones. D
8:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly  "Cats & Dogs"  India Surrogates - In what has become a lucrative industry, clinics in India recruit impoverished women and pay them as much as $7,000 to be implanted with embryos and bear children for infertile clients. As Fred de Sam Lazaro reports, some clinics implant four or five embryos to maximize the chance of pregnancy, and in cases where multiple embryos become viable pregnancies, some are aborted. University of Pennsylvania ethicist Arthur Caplan worries about where this could lead. D
9:00 am 
POV  "Short Cuts"  First, a glimpse into the world of competitive birdwatching, as three friends attempt to see as many species as possible in 24 hours. Next, artist Andrea Dorfman's drawings burst colorfully into life as she animates the story of her long-distance relationship with a man whose profession, plastic surgery, gives her plenty of fodder. Lastly, Beverly Morris tells of her ongoing struggle to hold onto the most contested object in her divorce - a Tiffany lamp.G
10:00 am 
McLaughlin Group   Paul Ryan's Run, Joe Biden Unchained, Deportations Deferred. Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D
10:30 am 
Dialogue  "Busted Bronco"  In 2003, former Boise State All-American defensive end and Montana State University college football coach Joe O'Brien faced a stunning downfall. He was arrested for his part in an illegal drug distribution scheme.Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with O'Brien and Boise writer Bob Evancho, co-author of O'Brien's life story "Busted Bronco: From Addiction to Redemption."G
11:00 am 
Need to Know  "Habitat Havoc"  SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know examines high obesity and diabetes rates among children in poor, inner-city communities and describes the New York City health department's campaign to reverse the trend. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Ross Hammond of the Brookings Institute about whether the federal government can help solve the problem. D
11:30 am 
12:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "The Queen and Us"  The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by Her Majesty to invite you to a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace" reads the hand-lettered invitation sent to 40,000 guests each year by the palace Garden Party Ladies. "The Queen and Us" tells the story of four party guests as they savor each moment of this once-in-a-lifetime occasion. At the party, only a select few guests will be presented to the queen. D
1:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Inside The Firm"  To handle 4,000 state visits, balls, school dedications, nursing home visits and charity events, the queen depends on her husband, her children, cousins and now a new generation of grandchildren. In "Inside the Firm," the queen's children talk frankly about the roles they were born into and the challenges of royal life. Each has a unique royal style: Prince Edward's theater training helps him give a special flourish to the standard plaque unveiling. D
2:00 pm 
2:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL
3:00 pm 
European Journal  "A Mining Frenzy Hits The Arctic"  Spain: Heading South - Part Two of our series "Journeys in Europe" - In the summer, Europeans go on vacation. Schools are closed and many companies make do with a skeleton work force. The motorways, in contrast, are busier than ever, with people trying to get to the seashore as fast as possible. D
3:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
4:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Confronting The Contradictions of America's Past"  Learning from our racial past is crucial to addressing America's current ethnic tensions, but only if we confront key historical contradictions. In an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company (check local listings), Khalil Muhammad helps bring these issues to light. Muhammad heads the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and is the author of The Condemnation of Blackness, which connects American histories of race, crime and the making of urban America to modern headlines. D
4:52 pm 
Meet Mackenzie Soldan - Everyone Was Cheering!  "Medal Quest"  Wheelchair tennis player Mackenzie Soldan talks us through last year's gold-medal match against teammate Emmy Kaiser in Guadalajara, Mexico. Soldan was surprised, at the Parapan American Games, by her own reaction: "It hit me, I'm playing for my country." It was a tough start for Soldan, as she lost the first set. D
5:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "River of No Return: Idaho's Scenic Salmon"  The show profiles the river and the people who live, work and visit there. The Hog Heaven Muzzleloaders of Moscow attempt to run the Salmon River in a dug-out canoeG
6:00 pm 
Need to Know  "Habitat Havoc"  SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know examines high obesity and diabetes rates among children in poor, inner-city communities and describes the New York City health department's campaign to reverse the trend. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Ross Hammond of the Brookings Institute about whether the federal government can help solve the problem. D
6:30 pm 
7:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "The Queen and Us"  The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by Her Majesty to invite you to a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace" reads the hand-lettered invitation sent to 40,000 guests each year by the palace Garden Party Ladies. "The Queen and Us" tells the story of four party guests as they savor each moment of this once-in-a-lifetime occasion. At the party, only a select few guests will be presented to the queen. D
8:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Inside The Firm"  To handle 4,000 state visits, balls, school dedications, nursing home visits and charity events, the queen depends on her husband, her children, cousins and now a new generation of grandchildren. In "Inside the Firm," the queen's children talk frankly about the roles they were born into and the challenges of royal life. Each has a unique royal style: Prince Edward's theater training helps him give a special flourish to the standard plaque unveiling. D
9:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Confronting The Contradictions of America's Past"  Learning from our racial past is crucial to addressing America's current ethnic tensions, but only if we confront key historical contradictions. In an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company (check local listings), Khalil Muhammad helps bring these issues to light. Muhammad heads the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and is the author of The Condemnation of Blackness, which connects American histories of race, crime and the making of urban America to modern headlines. D
9:52 pm 
Meet Lex Gillette  "Medal Quest"  As a high school freshman, Lex Gillette started the long jump -- one of four Paralympic sports he now competes in. Lex talks about losing his vision as a young boy and says, "We had to figure out how we were going to move on from that." He shows MEDAL QUEST how he works with a guide to set up for his tremendous flying jumps. D
10:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL
10:30 pm 
Washington Week (Expired)  "Generic Vs. Name Brand Drugs"  NULL
10:54 pm 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D
11:00 pm 
McLaughlin Group   Paul Ryan's Run, Joe Biden Unchained, Deportations Deferred. Pat Buchanan, Author and Columnist; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; Mort Zuckerman, US News & World Report; Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune. D
11:30 pm 
Need to Know  "Habitat Havoc"  SCOTT SIMON ANCHORS. This week, Need to Know examines high obesity and diabetes rates among children in poor, inner-city communities and describes the New York City health department's campaign to reverse the trend. Anchor Scott Simon interviews Ross Hammond of the Brookings Institute about whether the federal government can help solve the problem. D

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