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September 18, 2012
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4:00 am 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Vectors"  Physics must explain not only why and how much, but also where and which way. D
4:30 am 
Democracy In America  "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World"  This program examines the need for the United States to use the tools of foreign policy in ways that recognize the growing interdependence of nations. D
5:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
5:30 am 
Connect with English  "A Breakdown/A Call for Help"  Kevin apologizes for taking the car and then they receive a call from Sandy who says that Jack has hit her again and she's leaving him so they go over to help her.G
6:00 am 
Power Yoga: Mind and Body  "Backbends - Version One"  With Ustrasana, Vinyasa to Sphinx, Cobra, Chakrasana, and others. D
6:30 am 
Clifford The Big Red Dog  "A New Friend/Stormy Weather"  A New Friend - There's a new dog in town - and he only has three legs. Clifford, Cleo and T-Bone really like KC, but they're having a hard time acting normal around him. One minute Clifford overcompensates for KC and the next, Cleo frets that his "difference" might be contagious! Ultimately, they happily learn to accept KC. D
7:00 am 
Arthur  "Dear Adil/Bitzi's Break-Up"  Dear Adil - Arthur's worried that his letters to his new Turkish pen pal, Adil, will be boring. After all, how can Elwood City compare to Arthur's fantastical ideas about Turkey, where he imagines Adil riding a camel to school . and eating lambs-eyes! But are Arthur's notions about Adil's life even close to the truth? Bitzi's Break-Up - Bitzi's breaking up with her boyfriend and Buster is really sad. D
7:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot"  Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework.G
8:00 am 
Curious George  "Camping with Hundley/Curious George vs. The Turbo Python 3000"  George uses his old-fashioned camping tools during a thunderstorm and tries to ride a rollercoaster.G
8:30 am 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Stripy Safari/Wool"  Stripy Safari - Nick and Sally set off on a safari with The Cat in the Hat to find all kinds of stripes. Along the way, Sally and Nick discover that stripes mean different things to different animals - the stripes of Jake the coral snake tells other animals to stay away, and Zelda and Zoran's zebra stripes help them to identify each other. And best of all, Cat discovers that his stripes are just right for him! Wool - Nick wants to learn how to knit a scarf like Sally, but they've run out of wool! A visit to Finola's Farm is the perfect place to get more. D
9:00 am 
Super Why!  "The Swan Maiden"  Red really, really doesn't want her playdate with Little Boy Blue to end so she hides his horn. Super Why, Wonder Red, Princess Presto, and Alpha Pig fly into the story upon which the ballet "Swan Lake" was based, where they encounter a fair maiden who is having a similar problem with a prince! Will Super Why and his friends be able to help the Swan Maiden get her feathers back so she can return home before the sun sets? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for ending a playdate, catch the alphabet using an alphabet net, identify the letters D,R,O, P, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
9:30 am 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 1/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 2"  Dinosaur Big City Part I - Buddy and the Pteranodon family begin their journey on the Dinosaur Train, gathering all their Theropod friends together to travel to a really big Theropod Club Convention which is being held in Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City"! Dinosaur Big City Part II - The Pteranodon family continues their journey to the Theropod Convention in Laramidia, the Dinosaur Big City! Among the Theropod dinosaurs that ride the Train with them is King Cryolophosaurus, who sings his songs "Big Ol' Whistle-Stop Rock-n-Roll Dinosaur Tour" and "Whole Lotta Theropods"!. D
10:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Jack Grows His Own Beanstalk"  Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk comes along Sesame Street and tells Leela and Telly he has a problem. He only has a cow, but he needs a beanstalk! He knows he's supposed to trade the cow for something but doesn't know what. Leela gives him a clue-he needs to find something that grows in the ground. D
11:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Fruit Picking Day/Daniel Is Big Enough to Help Dad"  Fruit Picking Day - Daniel and his friends are enjoying a Fruit Festival in the Enchanted Garden. Prince Wednesday grows upset because his big brother Prince Tuesday can pick the highest fruit off the tree branches, but he can't. He wishes he wasn't so little! Then, when the festival-goers spot a very special magical golden pear on the ground, Prince Wednesday is the only one little enough to reach it. D
11:30 am 
Sid The Science Kid  "The Rolie Polie"  Sid loves his little rolie polie bugs, but they're so little he can't figure out how they move. At school, he discovers an amazing science tool: the magnifying glass! Sid and his friends explore their world using the magnifying glass to make things look bigger, like freckles on their skin, little pebbles and rolie polie legs!. D
12:00 pm 
WordWorld  "Race to the Spaceship/Sandbox Surprise"  Race to the Spaceship - Frog must help Robot get to the top of WordWorld's highest mountain and build a spaceship in time to play spaceship tag. By adding one word to another, the WordFriends learn how to make a car, boat and bike go faster. Sandbox Surprise - Duck and Dog become curious about compound words when they discover the word "sandbox" is made of two words. D
12:30 pm 
Caillou  "Lost and Found"  A day of new discoveries! Caillou loses his voice, finds a frog in his throat, and finds other neat ways to communicate, until the frog goes away. Later on, Caillou is missing one of his favorite socks. He searches the house, and accidentally locks himself in the basement. D
1:00 pm 
Barney & Friends  "Little Red Rockin' Hood and the Whole Truth"  Little Red Rockin' Hood: Baby Bop is having a hard time finding a story she hasn't heard before. Barney and the little dinos decide to tell her an old story with a new twist! They tell the story of "Little Red Riding Hood" in a whole new way.by singing it! Educational theme: Accepting others, individual differences. D
1:30 pm 
Thomas & Friends  "Winter Surprise"  Emily's Winter Party Special - Emily is given the task of finding Sir Topham Hatt's missing hat. If successful, she will be given the prestigious and coveted job of pulling the Winter Party Train. Emily is so busy boasting to the other engines she completely forgets to look for the hat. D
2:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Galaxies"  Galaxies are systems of stars, dust and gas held together by gravity. Joan Cartan-Hansaen and her guest scientist Dr. Amber Straughn, Research Astrophysicist, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, answer students' questions about galaxies.G
2:30 pm 
Martha Speaks  "Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot"  Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework.G
3:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Franscent"  Francine ruins both her science project and Lisa's. The two rivals need find a way to work together on a new project or they'll both fail. D
3:30 pm 
WordGirl  "Opposite Day/Granny's Book Club"  Opposite Day - Becky's Opposite Day Extravaganza is in full swing until the festivities are interrupted by Nocan the Contrarian. The party guests must find a way to send Nocan back to the land of Contraia. Vocabulary Words: Extravaganza, Antonym. D
4:00 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Pollinators"  When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. D
4:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Clock Like An Egyptian"  (topic: Timekeeping) - Dr. Marbles finds the encryptor chip (the computer chip that will enable Marbles to delete Motherboard's virus) in an ancient pyramid. But the Mummy who guards the pyramid finds Marbles. When the kids and Digit arrive, they must work their way through the chambers of the pyramid - find Dr. Marbles - and escape before a trap set by the Mummy seals them inside forever. D
5:00 pm 
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman  "Just Call Him Spot"  DJ, Jay, and Sam meet with a chemistry expert to learn how to fight stains and Ruff sends Noel to a fire academy so she can learn how to fight fires. D
5:30 pm 
5:56 pm 
NewsHour Promo   NULL
6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
7:00 pm 
Joanna Lumley: Greek Odyssey  "Mount Olympus and Beyond"  In the mountainous region of northern Greece, Joanna discovers an area rich with ancient stories and legends. She encounters a women's rude fortune telling festival with origins dating back to Homer. She explores the otherworldly landscape of Meteora, where Orthodox monks still inhabit the monasteries in the sky. Part 4 of 4G
8:00 pm 
Death and the Civil War: American Experience   Producer/director Ric Burns draws from the book This Republic of Suffering by historian and Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust to explore the implications of the war's staggering and unprecedented death toll. The mortalities transformed hundreds of thousands of individual lives - North and South - and the nation itself, leaving scars still visible. The film examines the war's increasingly lethal years and concludes with a section on postwar efforts toward reburial and remembrance.G
10:00 pm 
Frontline  "The Battle for Syria"  As fighting rages in the streets of Syria's largest city, FRONTLINE producer Jamie Doran and correspondent Ghaith Abdul-Ahad journey to the heart of the insurgency, inside the rebel groups that are waging a full-scale assault on the forces of President Bashar al-Assad. Within "liberated zones" near the city of Aleppo, the rebels not only fight the Syrian Army, but struggle against each other in a bitter rivalry between secular and Islamist fighters. The Battle For Syria is an unprecedented portrait of Syria's rebel leaders, the toll of the war on civilians and the outlines of a potential struggle for power in post-Assad Syria. D
11:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "Furry Potter"  It seems that everyone on Sesame Street is excitedly reading the new Furry Potter book. Telly has it too, and can't wait to find Gordon so he can read it to him. He finds Gordon grading papers outside Hooper's Store and anxiously asks him to read the book. D
5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty/Daniel Goes To The Potty"  Prince Wednesday Goes to the Potty - Prince Wednesday is in the block corner at school building the "tallest tower in the world!" Even though he needs to go to the bathroom, he doesn't want to stop what he is doing. He learns how important it is to stop and go right away. Daniel Goes to the Potty - Dad's trumpet is broken, so he takes Daniel along to Music Man Stan's Shop to get it fixed. D
5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Virtually Martha/Martha Vs. Robot"  Virtually Martha - While playing with Alice's laptop computer, Martha accidentally hits the wrong button and gets zapped inside! Martha vs. Robot - Alice's family gets a robotic pet called Dynamo who can do everything a real dog can do and help you with your math homework.G
6:00 am 
Nature  "Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story"  In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Joy Adamson's book about an orphaned lion cub named Elsa and the lion's later release back into the wild, this film follows the challenges of making the award-winning movie from the book. It also looks at the real-life drama Joy and her husband faced as pioneering conservationists.G
7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier"  Exploring the quintessence of Spanish culture in Andalucia, Rick rolls down from whitewashed hill towns to the coast and takes in the windsurfing at Tarifa. He catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar and then sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier.G
7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Bordeaux and the Dordogne"  The world's finest wines, sweeping vineyards and fine food couple with a river valley dotted with castles. We sample the best Bordeaux then cruise the lovely Dordogne and Lot rivers with stops at chateaux, ancient watermills, and perched villages. Cooking classes and an underground adventure to see pre-historic cave paintings round out the trip. D
8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Peru's Canyon of the Condor"  Travel through Peru's Colca Canyon - at 12,000 feet one of the tallest and deepest canyons in the world - in search of Andean Condors, massive birds with wingspans more than 11 feet wide. Explore the natural history of these graceful creatures and learn their ritualistic significance to the native people of the area. Along the way through the canyon, examine the terraced farming that is a result of pre-Incan engineering sophistication. D
8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Classic Tuscan Dishes/I Piatti Classici Toscani"  Mary Ann takes her Tuscany tour students under her wing to teach them the fine are of Tuscan cooking, starting with the all-time favorite, Fresh Pappardelle with Rabbit, Mushrooms, and Wine. No Tuscan meal would be complete without its unique, Bird-Style Beans. And to whet the appetite, Salted Pizza Bites. D
9:00 am 
Cooking Odyssey  "Irakleio"  Eva visits ancient Minoan ruins, learns how to make raki and celebrates with mantinades while Chef Yianni makes a pomegranate salad, ksinohondros me melitzana and raki infused clams. D
9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Vanilla"  Vanilla only comes in a bottle, right? Oh, it's a bean!? Where on earth do I find vanilla beans, and then how do I cook with them? Do I crack them open or something? Wait, vanilla comes from Veracruz, Mexico - not Madagascar!? This episode will explain all of that, plus share a few amazing vanilla-infused recipes, including: Toritos: Peanut and Vanilla Aperitif; Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Vanilla and Chile de Arbol Vinaigrette; Grandma Lali's Vanilla Floating Islands. D
10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Simply Chicken"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create a French classic, Chicken Fricassee, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals the best cutting boards in the Equipment Corner, and science expert Guy Crosby uncovers the science behind emulsification and the human sense of taste. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the Best Simple Roast Chicken. D
10:30 am 
GardenSMART   Urban gardens can make a huge impact in their community. Not only do neighbors take pride in their beauty but their bounty often opens a completely new range of food to the neighborhood. GardenSMART meets two very interesting, very talented gardeners, committed to improving their neighborhood. D
11:00 am 
Bluegrass Underground  "Jerry Douglas"  As a 2004 National Heritage Fellow (America's highest honor for traditional artists) and 13-time Grammy winner, Jerry Douglas has, frankly, re-invented his instrument, playing the dobro with unprecedented speed and haunting lyricism. Starting as a teen, Douglas performed with J.D. Crowe, Emmylou Harris, the Country Gentlemen, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Elvis Costello and James Taylor, all while working as one of Nashville's most in-demand session players. D
11:30 am 
Music Voyager  "Heartbeat of Vallenato"  Host Jacob Edgar's journeys through Colombia reveal the country's amazing geographical, cultural and musical diversity. This time, his travels take him from the ranches and farmlands of Valledupar through the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range and on to the Caribbean coast. The small city of Valledupar is the cradle of vallenato, a rustic, folksy and distinctly Colombian music style. D
12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Jack Grows His Own Beanstalk"  Jack from Jack and the Beanstalk comes along Sesame Street and tells Leela and Telly he has a problem. He only has a cow, but he needs a beanstalk! He knows he's supposed to trade the cow for something but doesn't know what. Leela gives him a clue-he needs to find something that grows in the ground. D
1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 1/Dinosaur Big City, Pt. 2"  Dinosaur Big City Part I - Buddy and the Pteranodon family begin their journey on the Dinosaur Train, gathering all their Theropod friends together to travel to a really big Theropod Club Convention which is being held in Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City"! Dinosaur Big City Part II - The Pteranodon family continues their journey to the Theropod Convention in Laramidia, the Dinosaur Big City! Among the Theropod dinosaurs that ride the Train with them is King Cryolophosaurus, who sings his songs "Big Ol' Whistle-Stop Rock-n-Roll Dinosaur Tour" and "Whole Lotta Theropods"!. D
1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story"  Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D
2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Stripy Safari/Wool"  Stripy Safari - Nick and Sally set off on a safari with The Cat in the Hat to find all kinds of stripes. Along the way, Sally and Nick discover that stripes mean different things to different animals - the stripes of Jake the coral snake tells other animals to stay away, and Zelda and Zoran's zebra stripes help them to identify each other. And best of all, Cat discovers that his stripes are just right for him! Wool - Nick wants to learn how to knit a scarf like Sally, but they've run out of wool! A visit to Finola's Farm is the perfect place to get more. D
2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Bass Class"  Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square. D
3:00 pm 
Dialogue for Kids  "Galaxies"  Galaxies are systems of stars, dust and gas held together by gravity. Joan Cartan-Hansaen and her guest scientist Dr. Amber Straughn, Research Astrophysicist, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, answer students' questions about galaxies.G
3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   Host Scott Houston and guests show viewers how to play the popular TV & movie theme songs from "Sesame Street," "Cheers" and "Mission: Impossible." Featured guests include Nat Kerr, Dave Powers, Bradley Sowash and Matt Munhall. D
4:00 pm 
Lessons from the Real World   Many people feel our public schools are failing, or at best, muddling through. What to do about this critical issue has almost exclusively focused on the efforts of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top legislation to improve test scores in core subjects like math and reading. Yet, Lessons From the Real World, a new very timely and important one hour documentary from award-winning producer Bob Gliner (Democracy Left Behind, Heifer, Playing for Keeps), contends, like many educators, that focusing on test scores to improve student achievement is looking in the wrong place. D
5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Engineering Ground Zero"  This five-year chronicle of construction of One World Trade Center, presents a story of engineering, innovation and perseverance of the human spirit. With some 25-floors yet to go before reaching its full 108-floor height, this film captures the behind-the-scenes struggle of architects and engineers to make the buildings at the site safe and secure while maintaining a tight schedule.G
7:00 pm 
America's Armed Forces: Time for a Checkup   At a time when laser-guided missiles, stealth technology and drone aircraft are game-changers on battlefields around the world, we sometimes overlook our nation's ultimate weapons system: the more than one million men and women who put their lives on the line every day in America's armed forces. In America's Armed Forces: Time for a Checkup, moderator John King of CNN and expert panelists examine the wide-ranging impacts health-related issues exact on our nation's military preparedness, national security, healthcare policy and economic stability. Topics include how everyday health issues, such as obesity and substance abuse, affect prospective recruits' eligibility to serve; how we assure that our service men and women are fit for the many difficult challenges they face in the post-9/11 world; and how we take care of our nation's wounded warriors. D
8:00 pm 
Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers  "Hot Times In Alaska"  The landscape is changing as Alaska warms permafrost thaws, glaciers melt, forests succumb to drought and insect attack. Alda joins scientists in the field who are working to determine if these are signs of global warming and what the future may hold.G
9:00 pm 
Lessons from the Real World   Many people feel our public schools are failing, or at best, muddling through. What to do about this critical issue has almost exclusively focused on the efforts of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top legislation to improve test scores in core subjects like math and reading. Yet, Lessons From the Real World, a new very timely and important one hour documentary from award-winning producer Bob Gliner (Democracy Left Behind, Heifer, Playing for Keeps), contends, like many educators, that focusing on test scores to improve student achievement is looking in the wrong place. D
10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Engineering Ground Zero"  This five-year chronicle of construction of One World Trade Center, presents a story of engineering, innovation and perseverance of the human spirit. With some 25-floors yet to go before reaching its full 108-floor height, this film captures the behind-the-scenes struggle of architects and engineers to make the buildings at the site safe and secure while maintaining a tight schedule.G
11:00 pm 
America's Armed Forces: Time for a Checkup   At a time when laser-guided missiles, stealth technology and drone aircraft are game-changers on battlefields around the world, we sometimes overlook our nation's ultimate weapons system: the more than one million men and women who put their lives on the line every day in America's armed forces. In America's Armed Forces: Time for a Checkup, moderator John King of CNN and expert panelists examine the wide-ranging impacts health-related issues exact on our nation's military preparedness, national security, healthcare policy and economic stability. Topics include how everyday health issues, such as obesity and substance abuse, affect prospective recruits' eligibility to serve; how we assure that our service men and women are fit for the many difficult challenges they face in the post-9/11 world; and how we take care of our nation's wounded warriors. D
4:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Gentle Giants Rescue"  Join Joel on this giant adventure as he visits the Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions to learn all about large-breed dogs. These dogs may tower over Joel, but they are full of kindness and sloppy kisses. D
4:30 am 
Biz Kid$  "Where Is My Allowance?"  Whether you're facing good times or tough times, it's important to know how to get the best value for your money. Discover tips for stretching your dollars.G
5:00 am 
Growing a Greener World  "Organic Lawn Care (Arlington, VA)"  The impression that lush lawns require high inputs of synthetic chemicals to keep them looking good is a myth. We visit a private estate to see a major test case by the University of Maryland to show that lush green grass is possible and how you can have that lawn of your dreams organically. D
5:30 am 
Wild Kratts  "Flight of the Pollinators"  When a miniaturized Chris gets covered with pollen and ends up sticking to a bee, he's off into the remarkable world of the pollinators. Martin, Aviva, and the rest of the creature explorers must find Chris in an adventure that uncovers the amazing delivery system of plants and their animal partners. They learn that plants use animals to help them make their seeds through a process called pollination. D
6:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Company Is Coming"  Host Laura Theodore prepares a delightful menu that is perfect to serve to guests. "Fancy Stuffed Peppers," is a delicious, lighter version of a classic recipe. "Velvety Carrot Soup," tastes rich and creamy without the use of any dairy products and "Sweet and Savory Kale" makes a crowd-pleasing side dish. D
6:30 am 
Christina Cooks  "Breath of Life"  Lungs can take such a beating from pollution and smoke, and eating food that weakens the blood, makes it even more difficult for the lungs to get oxygen to the rest of the body. Christina cooks healthy meals that feed the lungs. D
7:00 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Mendoza, Argentina"  The heart of Argentine wine country is nestled in a valley beneath the snow-capped Andes whose iconic summit, Aconcagua, is the highest in the Western hemisphere. Glacial runoff from the mountain range feeds the miles of vineyards that, along with fruit and vegetable farms, blanket the lowlands. Rudy drives into the thin air of the Andes, visiting the graveyard of those who died trying to summit Aconcagua. D
7:30 am 
In The Americas with David Yetman  "In The Mouth of the Amazon"  The Brazilian city of Belem at the mouth of the Amazon is a showcase of products from the great river basin. Now the famed acai berry is expanding Belem's reputation. Reclusive river people, called ribeirinhos, harvest the berries by climbing the tall palms.G
8:00 am 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Hancock Pedestal Table"  With its turned top and dovetailed legs, this walnut tripod table is a classic of American design. D
8:30 am 
Woodsmith Shop  "From Ordinary to Extraordinary"  The Woodsmith editors explore three different ways to make cabinet doors that really stand out. Learn how to create a unique wood lattice door, use veneer to perk up a plain panel, and make doors sparkle by adding glass. D
9:00 am 
The Victory Garden  "Light Up Your Garden"  Host Jamie Durie visits the renowned Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California, to take a closer look at specimens that reflect light, absorb light or bring light into the garden. Meanwhile, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom is in New York City searching for a cleaner, greener Big Apple. The city is attempting to shrink its carbon footprint, and one of the ways it's succeeding is through the "Million Trees" initiative. D
9:30 am 
For Your Home  "Welcome to the Big Top, Part 9"  Decorative artists transform a bonus room into a circus-inspired children's playroom. Vicki and Tim Whaley install an environmentally friendly and decorative stage. D
10:00 am 
Martha's Sewing Room  "Madeira Borders - Three Ways"  Gown embellished with Madeira borders; Crisscross pintucks Antique Technique; Heirloom Quilting segment on applying pintucked triangles; Hand embroidered shadow squares. Guests: Hope Yoder, Nina McVeigh, Wendy Schoen. D
10:30 am 
Best of the Joy of Painting  "Purple Haze"  Shades of lavender, purple and blue, watch Bob Ross paint another vibrant landscape beauty on black canvas. D
11:00 am 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "Nuclear Family Food"  Despite cold winter weather, Andreas scales the Gaustad mountain to prepare warm mushroom soup and lamb shanks with a Norwegian-style risotto.G
11:30 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Class  "Asparagus Puffs (Gougeres) and Lamb Skewers With Fava Salad"  Joanne shows her student Del how to peel fava beans and use rosemary in an unexpected way, and then they create a seasonal twist on the classic French cheese gougeres. Recipes: (1) ASPARAGUS CHEESE PUFFS, (2) GRILLED LAMB ON ROSEMARY SKEWERS WITH WARM FAVA SALAD. Student: Clodel "Del" Gosuico - Programmer. D
12:00 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Inolvidable (Unforgettable)"  This episode includes a history of the Tango, a glimpse of the life of writer Jose Luis Borges and a general overview of the culture and history of Argentina.G
12:30 pm 
Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish  "Estimada Sra. Suarez (Dear Mrs. Suarez)"  This episode reviews the vocabulary and sights of Raquel's visit to Buenos Aires.G
1:00 pm 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 2  "Behind The Design"  With Philip Sadler, Ed.D. Young children are natural designers and builders, but if their interest is not fostered, it may wane as they move through the grades. D
2:00 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Temperature and Gas Laws"  Hot discoveries about the behavior of gases make the connection between temperature and heat. D
2:30 pm 
Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The  "Engine of Nature"  The Carnot engine, part one, beginning with simple steam engines. D
3:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. D
3:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. D
4:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Gentle Giants Rescue"  Join Joel on this giant adventure as he visits the Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions to learn all about large-breed dogs. These dogs may tower over Joel, but they are full of kindness and sloppy kisses. D
4:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "Where Is My Allowance?"  Whether you're facing good times or tough times, it's important to know how to get the best value for your money. Discover tips for stretching your dollars.G
5:00 pm 
The Electric Company  "Franscent"  Francine ruins both her science project and Lisa's. The two rivals need find a way to work together on a new project or they'll both fail. D
5:30 pm 
Cyberchase  "Clock Like An Egyptian"  (topic: Timekeeping) - Dr. Marbles finds the encryptor chip (the computer chip that will enable Marbles to delete Motherboard's virus) in an ancient pyramid. But the Mummy who guards the pyramid finds Marbles. When the kids and Digit arrive, they must work their way through the chambers of the pyramid - find Dr. Marbles - and escape before a trap set by the Mummy seals them inside forever. D
6:00 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Light As Air"  Meringue Shells With Chantilly Cream; Macaroons; Chocolate Roll; Chocolate Souffle Cake With Raspberry Sauce. D
6:30 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Gnocchi and Panzanella"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Gnocchi at Home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for rotary graters. Then, Chris discusses with science expert Guy Crosby the science of soil and its effect on the taste of tomatoes. D
7:00 pm 
Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen  "Heat Without Meat"  Whether you're a vegetarian, feeding someone who doesn't eat meat, or simply crave meatless grilling from time to time, this show is for you. Smoked egg pate from Israel. (Think of it as turbocharged egg salad. D
7:30 pm 
Clodagh's Irish Food Trails  "Dublin and Dun Laoghaire"  NULL
8:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Hancock Pedestal Table"  With its turned top and dovetailed legs, this walnut tripod table is a classic of American design. D
8:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Greece's Peloponnese"  On the Peloponnese Peninsula, Ricks visits the old port town of Nafplio, time-trips through the ruins of Olympia, and takes center stage at the preserved theater at Epidauros.G
9:00 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "What Are They Eating in the Photograph"  NULL
9:30 pm 
Essential Pepin  "Light As Air"  Meringue Shells With Chantilly Cream; Macaroons; Chocolate Roll; Chocolate Souffle Cake With Raspberry Sauce. D
10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Gnocchi and Panzanella"  Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make foolproof Gnocchi at Home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her top pick for rotary graters. Then, Chris discusses with science expert Guy Crosby the science of soil and its effect on the taste of tomatoes. D
10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: What We Eat  "Time to Play Ketchup: The Story of the Tomato"  Burt reveals why the tomato was accepted in Italy and Southern Europe but not in the north.G
11:00 pm 
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
11:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Greece's Peloponnese"  On the Peloponnese Peninsula, Ricks visits the old port town of Nafplio, time-trips through the ruins of Olympia, and takes center stage at the preserved theater at Epidauros.G
4:00 am 
NHK Newsline   NULL
4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Hedrick Smith (journalist/author). D
5:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
5:30 am 
European Journal  "Independent Kosovo Still Simmers 13 Years After War"  Kosovo was officially declared fully independent early this week, but the young Balkan state faces many problems. Ethnic tensions between Kosovo Albanians and Serbs still simmer 13 years after the war, and repeatedly threaten to flare up into full-blown violence. D
6:00 am 
Who Does She Think She Is?   From the Oscar-winning production team behind comes WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS?, an examination of some of today's most pressing issues: parenting and work, partnering and independence, and economics and art. The film follows four diverse female artists as they navigate the economic, psychological and spiritual challenges of making work outside the elite art world. From Hawaii's Big Island to the suburbs of Ohio, from New York City to the deserts of New Mexico, these women - representing a variety of ages - fight to honor both their vision and their families every day. D
7:00 am 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Parenting in the 21st Century"  Can women have it all? What does having it all even mean? Katie Couric interviews Anne-Marie Slaughter on her extremely popular, highly controversial Atlantic magazine article, "Why Women Still Can' t Have It All." This discussion, which took place at the Aspen Ideas Festival, examines the challenges working mothers face when trying to reach the pinnacles of their professional lives while raising families. Slaughter, the first woman director of policy planning for the US State Department and now a Princeton University professor, shares her own anecdotes of work-family life balance and making hard choices. D
8:00 am 
Nature  "Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story"  In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Joy Adamson's book about an orphaned lion cub named Elsa and the lion's later release back into the wild, this film follows the challenges of making the award-winning movie from the book. It also looks at the real-life drama Joy and her husband faced as pioneering conservationists.G
9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL
10:00 am 
Tavis Smiley   Hedrick Smith (journalist/author). D
10:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Kyra Sedgwick (actress). D
11:00 am 
Asia 7 Days   NULL
11:30 am 
European Journal  "Independent Kosovo Still Simmers 13 Years After War"  Kosovo was officially declared fully independent early this week, but the young Balkan state faces many problems. Ethnic tensions between Kosovo Albanians and Serbs still simmer 13 years after the war, and repeatedly threaten to flare up into full-blown violence. D
12:00 pm 
Who Does She Think She Is?   From the Oscar-winning production team behind comes WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS?, an examination of some of today's most pressing issues: parenting and work, partnering and independence, and economics and art. The film follows four diverse female artists as they navigate the economic, psychological and spiritual challenges of making work outside the elite art world. From Hawaii's Big Island to the suburbs of Ohio, from New York City to the deserts of New Mexico, these women - representing a variety of ages - fight to honor both their vision and their families every day. D
1:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Back to the Past"  There is a bright future in the past whether the Middle Ages, the era of the mountain men, the American Civil War, or just spending time at the genealogy library. This program meets re-enactors and others who touch the past by dressing in its costumes, learning its skills, researching its people, digging into forgotten historical sites, restoring building and growing heirloom plants. They reach for the past and help bring it alive in the present.G
2:00 pm 
Nature  "Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story"  In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Joy Adamson's book about an orphaned lion cub named Elsa and the lion's later release back into the wild, this film follows the challenges of making the award-winning movie from the book. It also looks at the real-life drama Joy and her husband faced as pioneering conservationists.G
3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
4:00 pm 
4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
5:00 pm 
Who Does She Think She Is?   From the Oscar-winning production team behind comes WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS?, an examination of some of today's most pressing issues: parenting and work, partnering and independence, and economics and art. The film follows four diverse female artists as they navigate the economic, psychological and spiritual challenges of making work outside the elite art world. From Hawaii's Big Island to the suburbs of Ohio, from New York City to the deserts of New Mexico, these women - representing a variety of ages - fight to honor both their vision and their families every day. D
6:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Parenting in the 21st Century"  Can women have it all? What does having it all even mean? Katie Couric interviews Anne-Marie Slaughter on her extremely popular, highly controversial Atlantic magazine article, "Why Women Still Can' t Have It All." This discussion, which took place at the Aspen Ideas Festival, examines the challenges working mothers face when trying to reach the pinnacles of their professional lives while raising families. Slaughter, the first woman director of policy planning for the US State Department and now a Princeton University professor, shares her own anecdotes of work-family life balance and making hard choices. D
7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Back to the Past"  There is a bright future in the past whether the Middle Ages, the era of the mountain men, the American Civil War, or just spending time at the genealogy library. This program meets re-enactors and others who touch the past by dressing in its costumes, learning its skills, researching its people, digging into forgotten historical sites, restoring building and growing heirloom plants. They reach for the past and help bring it alive in the present.G
8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL
9:00 pm 
9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL
10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL
11:00 pm 
Aspen Institute Presents  "Parenting in the 21st Century"  Can women have it all? What does having it all even mean? Katie Couric interviews Anne-Marie Slaughter on her extremely popular, highly controversial Atlantic magazine article, "Why Women Still Can' t Have It All." This discussion, which took place at the Aspen Ideas Festival, examines the challenges working mothers face when trying to reach the pinnacles of their professional lives while raising families. Slaughter, the first woman director of policy planning for the US State Department and now a Princeton University professor, shares her own anecdotes of work-family life balance and making hard choices. D

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